It Only Takes a Spark: United Church Outreach Ministry’s Crucial Role in Helping Community Members Succeed

Alexandra set up a work station in the kitchen of her new house.

by BettyBeth Johns, community development manager, United Church Outreach Ministry in Wyoming, Mich. Alexandra’s UCOM journey began with a small letter-sized poster hanging in the food pantry: If you want to learn to take charge of your financial future, sign up for FREE financial literacy classes here at UCOM. Something sparked in her. She signed […]

Emmaus Employee Recognized with Award from St. Charles County Coalition of Service Providers

Azeez Bada and Cindy Clark, Emmaus' president and CEO, during the awards reception.

UCC-related Emmaus Homes in St. Charles, Mo., has announced that Azeez Bada, a direct support professional, is a recipient of the 2019 Direct Support Professional Award given by the Coalition of Service Providers of St. Charles County. The St. Charles County Coalition of Service Providers is a network of agencies that serve people with disabilities. […]

St. Louis’ Deaconess Nurse Ministry, Epiphany UCC, and Muslim Community Physicians Partner to Open New Free Clinic Location

Alderman Dan Guenther presents a "Salam Clinic Day" proclamation to Zia Ahmad, M.D., and Nabil Ahmad, M.D.

The November weather was crisp and clear, and the hearts of those gathered on the steps of Epiphany UCC in St. Louis matched the warmth of the sunshine as the newest Salam Clinic was dedicated. The Salam Clinic — a partnership of local churches, CHHSM member Deaconess Nurse Ministry, and physicians from the Islamic Foundation […]