Cornerstone Fund

Facing Homelessness, Citizens Seek out a CHAMP

By Guest Contributor | February 14, 2019

Reprinted with permission from the Cornerstone Fund. Housing insecurity is a big problem in America. While homelessness has declined, there are still millions of families that teeter on the edge between housing and homelessness. The U.S. Census Department recently revealed that one in every four renting households (roughly 19 million families) spend more than half…

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Supporting an Early Childhood Development Center to Get Out of the Basement

By Guest Contributor | February 14, 2019

Reprinted with permission from the newsletter of the Cornerstone Fund. Some 50 years ago, Uni-Pres Kindercottage was founded to support working families with preschool and pre-adolescent age children in East St. Louis, a suburb of St. Louis, Mo. Once a hub for industry, this town was immediately affected by the deindustrialization of the region. Having…

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CHHSM Partners Step Up to Provide Meaningful Annual Gathering for Member Ministries

By Barb Powell | February 12, 2019

In addition to the regular plenary and workshop sessions, attendees at CHHSM’s 81st Annual Gathering next month will be treated to a host of meals and receptions — which they will be able to track and organize with a user-friendly CHHSM Annual Gathering app — all thanks to the sponsorship of CHHSM partner organizations. The…

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UCC Servant Leadership Explored through CHHSM’s Nollau To You and Diakonal Minister Retreat

By Barb Powell | December 11, 2017

The UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries held two servant leadership events during the first week of December. Both were part of its ongoing work to teach and nurture servant leaders in its member ministries. The first-ever “reunion retreat” of UCC Diakonal Ministers took place Dec. 5 and 6 at the Franciscan Renewal…

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Nollau Leadership Institute Creates Servant Leaders Across UCC

By CHHSM Staff | August 14, 2017
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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…

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Cornerstone Fund’s ‘CHHSM Builder Bonus’ Program Benefits Investors, UCC Ministries

By CHHSM Staff | May 30, 2017

Investors can earn a bonus rate of return with the United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund’s “CHHSM Builder Bonus” program, including a 10 percent contribution to the UCC-related ministry of your choice. It works this way: Invest a minimum of $25,000 in a five-year Cornerstone Fund investment. Give back 10 percent of your investment to any UCC…

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