Earl’s Place

Cornerstone Community Housing is About Perseverance: One Day at a Time

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | February 12, 2024

By Sheila Helgerson executive director The 2024 theme for Cornerstone Community Housing in Baltimore “Perseverance,” and Cornerstone is living it every day at its Earl’s Place and Prospect Place locations. In December, two older men entered Earl’s Place. They brought stories filled with challenges, but they were employed and had clear plans for the future.…

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Baltimore Residents Spend New Year’s Day Running to Benefit UCC-Related Earl’s Place

By Barb Powell | November 28, 2018

What do you do on New Year’s Day? While many people are comfortably at home watching parades and football, some 700-to-800 Baltimore residents turn out for the Resolution Run, an annual benefit for UCC-related Earl’s Place, part of United Ministries, Inc. The run has been a fixture in Baltimore since 2006 and has raised more…

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For UCC Shelter Care Ministries, It’s All About Providing Hope

By Barb Powell | July 25, 2018

Making a difference: that’s a unifying theme among the many United Church of Christ shelter ministries operating in towns and communities across the United States. Some of the CHHSM members provide overnight facilities, some have day centers. Others provide various kinds of transitional housing. But they all fill vital needs for the people they serve.…

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Embrace Living Residents and Employees ‘Sew Ugly’ for Synod

By Barb Powell | June 20, 2017

The United Church of Christ’s Embrace Living Communities in Illinois are finishing up their “ugly quilts” just in time for this summer’s General Synod in Baltimore, Md. “Ugly Quilts” describe sleeping bags that are being collected during Synod for homeless persons in the geographic area covered by the UCC’s Central Atlantic Conference, host of this…

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Unified presence at Synod to bolster CHHSM-member ministries’ visibility

By Barb Powell | June 10, 2017

The United Church of Christ’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries will elevate its visibility in the exhibit hall of the denomination’s General Synod this summer in Baltimore, Md., through two unique approaches: a 12-table exhibit area for member ministries and subsequent unified approach to reaching out to attendees. The CHHSM Exhibit Hall space…

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