Chicago Theological Seminary

A Life of Transformational Love: Lapp’s New Book Explores the Intersection of Faith and Social Activism

By Barb Powell | May 12, 2021

Some pundits call the current times “post-Christian.” Others have named it a time to re-discover “real” Christianity. In his new book, Listening for the Holy — A Life Journey, long-time justice activist, serving leader, and UCC minister the Rev. Robinson G. Lapp seeks to reawaken the divine spark in each of us. “In an era…

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Chicago Theological Seminary Honors Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Robinson Lapp

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | May 4, 2021

On May 5, UCC-related Chicago Theological Seminary will honor the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award. The annual award is an opportunity for the community to gather together and celebrate the achievements of the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Award winners have demonstrated that they are pillars within their communities and best reflect our…

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UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health Educator and Chaplain Buhuro Publishes Book on Spiritual Needs of African Americans

By CHHSM Staff | October 9, 2019

The Rev. Danielle J. Buhuro, D.Min., currently an ECPE certified educator at UCC-related Advocate South Suburban and Trinity Hospitals in Chicago, has just released a new book, Spiritual Care in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter — Examining the Spiritual and Prophetic Needs of African Americans in a Violent America. Published in the Cascade imprint by Wipf…

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A Religion of the Heart and the Hands

By Guest Contributor | July 8, 2019

The Rev. John H. Thomas, former UCC general minister and president and retired Chicago Theological Seminary faculty member, recently lifted up the work of UCC predecessors  — now part of CHHSM — during a sermon on Luke 24:13-16,28-31 at Epiphany UCC in Chicago. These are his words, reprinted with permission: The women and men who…

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CHHSM Annual Gathering Provides Meaningful Focus on Learning and Growing Ministry Together

By Barb Powell | March 12, 2019

The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries’ 81st Annual Gathering, held March 5-7 in Chicago, sent CHHSM members home filled with inspiration and hope, and armed with new information and renewed partnerships. “The Annual Gathering was a wonderful event that provided me the opportunity to see long-time friends and make new ones,” says Lee…

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