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Phoebe Celebrates 50th Anniversary of its Affordable Housing Apartments

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 6, 2022

On Friday, September 9, Phoebe Ministries celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Phoebe Apartments. Dedicated in May 1972 as the first low- to middle-income housing for Lehigh Valley residents 62 and older, Phoebe Apartments currently is home to 143 older adults. Residents of the Phoebe Apartments, Phoebe COO Bob Richards, and other Phoebe employees celebrated…

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United Church Homes Communities Recognize Volunteers and Donors

By CHHSM Staff | October 6, 2022

Donors and volunteers gathered as United Church Homes (UCH), based in Marion, Ohio, honored several impactful benefactors to its communities. The awards ceremonies were held throughout the summer at The Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky, Ohio; The Parkvue Community in Sandusky, Ohio; and The Glenwood Community in Marietta, Ohio. The Glenwood awards included sister community…

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Isaiah 58 Ministries is Church … and Community

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 6, 2022

By the Rev. Brenda Booth, executive director. Reprinted from the Isaiah 58 Ministries website blog. Isaiah 58 Ministries is based in South St. Louis, Mo. Every Friday morning around 9 a.m., people begin to gather on the back parking pad at 2149 South Grand Blvd. in St. Louis. Tables are set out, volunteers arrive, and…

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Every Child’s Hope Kansas City Steppingstone Introduces New Campus Project

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 5, 2022

The Every Child’s Hope Steppingstone campus in Kansas City, Mo., has provided transitional living services to thousands of youth for more than 30 years. The program is designed to help young people ages 16 to 21 develop skills to prepare them for independent living. Steppingstone clients are typically homeless or at risk of becoming homeless…

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Quarterly Community Meetings Help United Church Outreach Ministry to Better Serve

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 5, 2022

By Shawn Keener, UCOM program director. Reprinted with permission. Earlier this year, United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) in Wyoming, Mich, invited 20 neighbors from diverse cultural backgrounds to gather quarterly and share their thoughts and hopes for the future. “Getting to know our neighbors” and “building a stronger support system” were just some of the…

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EveryAge Ranks 13th Nationwide in ‘Fortune’ Magazine Best Workplace Report

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | October 5, 2022

EveryAge, based in Newton, N.C., and an industry leader among not-for-profit senior living organizations, has been named a Best Workplace in Aging Services™ for 2022 by Fortune business magazine. This year, EveryAge ranked 13th nationwide in the small/medium senior housing category. In 2020, the organization ranked number 19. Great Place to Work® uses data science…

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Advocate Aurora Health Among Top Three Integrated Health System Accountable Care Organizations in Country

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | September 12, 2022

The latest data from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services show that Advocate Aurora Health’s three accountable care organizations have saved taxpayers $79.6 million through the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2021, meeting benchmarks for quality care while lowering costs. The ACOs have saved taxpayers a total of $494 million since entering MSSP…

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Neuner Named Chief Program Officer at Hoyleton Youth & Family Services

By CHHSM Staff | September 12, 2022

Hoyleton Youth & Family Services, a CHHSM member serving vulnerable youth and families in southern Illinois, has hired Julie Neuner as its chief program officer. “We are so pleased to have Julie as part of our Hoyleton family,” said Chris Cox, Hoyleton President and CEO. “Her passion and experience is what we need to propel…

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The Rev. Dr. Jamesetta Ferguson Named One of Five AARP 2023 Purpose Prize Winners

By Barb Powell | September 12, 2022

The Rev. Dr. Jamesetta Ferguson, president and CEO of MOLO Village, CDC (Community Development Corporation) and senior pastor of St. Peter’s UCC — both in Louisville, Ky. — has been named one of AARP’s 2023 Purpose Prize Award recipients. The one-of-a-kind national award honors people aged 50 and older who have proven that they are…

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Dr. Zaria Davis Named CHHSM’s New Rev. Jerry Paul Scholar

By Barb Powell | September 12, 2022

The UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) has named Dr. Zaria Davis, a student at UCC-related Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves, Mo., as its new Rev. Jerry Paul Scholar. “I am excited to welcome Zaria Davis as this year’s Jerry Paul Scholar,” said Jamar Doyle, president and CEO of CHHSM. “Zaria…

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