Three Great Loves

Michael J. Readinger

If you are wondering about the name of this column, I assure you that it is intentional. Yes, we have been talking about the 3 Great Loves for more than two years now. And, I am happy to say, the United Church of Christ has committed to continuing with this initiative for the next biennium! […]

Ambassadors Provide Companionship to New Residents at UCC-related Fairhaven Community

Fairhaven's ambassadors help new residents feel at home.

Many of the residents of United Church Homes’ Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, serve as friendship ambassadors for new residents. The purpose of the Fairhaven Community Friendship Ambassador Program is to provide companionship, comfort, hospitality, service and abundant life to friends and neighbors who have chosen Fairhaven as their home on life’s journey. Ambassadors […]

Peppermint Ridge Celebrates 60 Years of Empowering Persons with Disabilities

Ridgers Rudy M. and John R. along with mascot Heartbeat, greeted guests as they arrived at "Peppermint Possibilities."

UCC-related Peppermint Ridge in Corona, Calif., kicked off its 60th Anniversary celebration Feb. 2 with “60 Years of Dreams Realized,” an evening of music, dinner, heartfelt speeches, and an auction held at nearby Hidden Valley Golf Club in Norco, Calif. The Ridge, which helps empower persons with disabilities through a variety of activities and types […]