Presenting Sponsorship of Synod Offers Unique Avenue for Furthering CHHSM Members’ Mission and Ministry

Near the end of Synod, CHHSM member ministries pose in the selfie booth.

Part family reunion, part education and information session, part network building … and a lot of fun and hard work. These sentiments express the overall reaction of CHHSM members participating in CHHSM’s first-ever presenting sponsorship of the UCC’s General Synod, held June 21-25 in Milwaukee, Wis. As presenting sponsor, CHHSM’s Synod presence helped introduce the […]

UCC’s Cedar Community Resident-Led Group Explores and Fosters Diversity

Cedar Community Diversity Group members and West Bend Multicultural Group members share opinions and ideas.

UCC-related Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., began hosting an annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in 2015, an event originally organized by resident the Rev. Ralph Faisst. That celebration sparked the interest of then ministry director, the Rev. Kathryn Kuhn, who was interested in further exploring racial diversity and issues surrounding the topic. After […]

Residents of United Church of Christ’s Cedar Community Use Technology to Improve Quality of LIfe


Visiting another country. Taking a bike ride in the country. Conducting an orchestra. For residents of the United Church of Christ’s Cedar Community in West Bend, Wis., these activities are just a mouse click away. Thanks to “It’s Never 2 Late” (iN2L), a nationally-recognized, picture-based, touchscreen software system, residents can participate in a variety of […]

Nollau Leadership Institute Creates Servant Leaders Across UCC

Nollau Leadership Institute Developing Servant Leaders Logo

Most people might not associate “servant leadership” with financial institutions. But Chuck Hollingsworth would beg to differ. Hollingsworth, who is chief lending officer for the United Church of Christ’s Cornerstone Fund, participated in the Council for Health and Human Service Ministries’ Nollau Leadership Institute last year, and came away with new perspectives on implementing the […]