Council for Health and Human Service Ministries

‘The Play’s the Thing!’ for Residents and Staff at the UCC’s Cape Albeon

By Barb Powell | September 13, 2017

For the Rev. Le Remington, a chaplain at Cape Albeon — a United Church of Christ-affiliated senior living community in southwest St. Louis, Mo. — one of the best ways to serve the residents is through the arts, and in bringing the arts to such areas as Bible study. At a faith-based place like Cape…

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United Church of Christ’s St. Paul’s Senior Community Celebrates 90 Years of Service

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | September 12, 2017

The United Church of Christ’s St. Paul’s Senior Community in Belleville, Ill., has a major milestone this year, as it celebrates its 90th anniversary. To that end, St. Paul’s will hold a dinner auction gala, A Celebration — 90 Years of Faithful Caring, Sept. 29, at Belleville’s St. Clair Country Club. The evening, which begins…

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United Church of Christ Conference-Agency Partnership Called to Provide Affordable Housing

By Barb Powell | September 11, 2017

Many people think of mountains and pristine ski slopes when they think of Colorado. But behind the tourist attractions, as in most places across the United States, homelessness and affordable housing are tandem crises. In the metro Denver area, two United Church of Christ entities have teamed up to address the issues: Archway Housing &…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Partners with UCC Hurricane Harvey Relief to Match Donations Up to $50,000

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | September 2, 2017

The Rev. Laverne Joseph, president and CEO of the United Church of Christ’s Retirement Housing Foundation, today announced a special partnership with the UCC’s Emergency USA Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief, which is designated specifically to help the communities and residents impacted by the storm. “For those who choose to respond with a tax-deductible gift…

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Uplands Village Announces Affiliation with United Church Homes

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | August 31, 2017

Uplands Village announces its new affiliation with United Church Homes (UCH), a national provider of senior living services, and the engagement of UCH’s management services company United Church Homes Management (UCHM) to operate its retirement community in Pleasant Hill, Tenn. The Uplands Village Board of Directors approved a three-year management agreement with UCHM on Aug.…

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UCC Disaster Ministries Offers Ways Respond to Harvey

By Guest Contributor | August 31, 2017

Donate PRINT & USE THE BULLETIN INSERT: NOW AVAILABLE! Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane with 130 mile per hour winds. The storm is causing widespread flooding and significant damage across southern Texas and Louisiana as the slow moving storm drops several feet of water throughout the region.…

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United Church of Christ’s Hoyleton Youth and Family Services Program Builds ‘Bridges of Hope’ in Southern Illinois

By Barb Powell | August 30, 2017

The United Church of Christ’s Hoyleton Youth and Family Services has a long history of helping to create a better world for the children and families it serves. But with increased violence and prejudice against communities of color, one of its programs — Puentes de Esperanza (Bridges of Hope) — has taken on heightened significance, especially among the swiftly-growing Latinx population in southwest Illinois.

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Methodist Health & Welfare Ministries to Hold Violence Prevention Training in St. Louis

By Guest Contributor | August 30, 2017

The United Methodist Association of Health & Welfare Ministries is holding a “Workplace Violence and Prevention Training” seminar Oct. 18, 2017, at Salem United Methodist Church, Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Louis, Mo. The threat of a hostile, armed active shooter on or near your campus is a real, documented threat to staff, patients, residents, visitors,…

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United Church Homes to add 20 new jobs in $18M Trinity Community expansion

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | August 30, 2017

United Church Homes (UCH) will add up to 20 new jobs as part of a planned $18 million expansion project at Trinity Community, a full-service retirement community offering independent living, assisted living, rehabilitation and long-term care services. UCH, a national nonprofit, faith-based senior living provider based in Marion, will add two new two-story buildings, each…

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Grand Opening Ceremony held for Abernethy Laurels Health and Rehabilitation Center

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | August 29, 2017

United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) has a rich history of caring for senior adults in North Carolina and Virginia. Abernethy Laurels, a UCHS continuing care retirement community in Newton, N.C., held the ribbon cutting and grand opening of a new Health and Rehabilitation Center on their 120-acre campus, which will be marketed as North…

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