Archway Housing and Services Welcomes Low-Income Families and Veterans Home in Time for Christmas

Executive Director Joyce Alms-Ransford (second from left) during The Flats' groundbreaking in September 2018.

UCC-related Archway Housing and Services Inc. in Lakewood, Colo., is helping low-income families and veterans come home for the holidays. Its newest project, The Flats at Two Creeks, opens Dec. 16. One quarter of the 78 units are set aside for disabled, previously-homeless, low-income veterans, with the rest filled by low-income individuals and families. With […]

Retirement Housing Foundation Signs Development Agreement for Older Adult Affordable Housing Community in Honolulu

Hakim Ouansafi of HPHA and the Rev. Laverne Joseph of Retirement Housing Foundation, sign the development agreement.

UCC-related Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), based in Long Beach, Calif., recently signed a Master Development Agreement with the Hawai’i Public Housing Authority (HPHA) to begin pre-development of an 800-unit affordable housing community for older adults in Honolulu. The project will consist of three 20-story buildings that will include HPHA’s administrative offices, 800 affordable apartments with […]

Foundation Awards $4,000 to Parkvue Community for University Circle Interactive Learning Program

Thanks to the grant, Parkvue residents are able to pursue lifelong learning from world-class museums and universities.

Parkvue Community, a United Church Homes older adult community in Sandusky, Ohio, has received a $4,000 grant from the Michelle Wightman-Karrie Wieber Charitable Foundation to support an interactive learning program that connects residents with educational opportunities. The grant will support University Circle Interactive, an older adult program that provides accessible and innovative learning programming. University […]

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 (UCOM) 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 […]

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 […]