Nollau To You

Virtual Nollau To You Seminar Creates Renewed Approach to Ministry

By Barb Powell | November 12, 2020

Developing personal purpose statements, examining similarities and differences between personal and organizational core values, taking time to focus on one’s ministry: these were just some of the many benefits cited by attendees of a recent Nollau To You serving leader seminar. The one-day virtual CHHSM event, held Oct. 28, was sponsored by the UCC’s Heartland…

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CHHSM Annual Report Highlights Member Ministries ‘Making a Difference Together’

By Barb Powell | June 24, 2020

Member organizations’ accomplishments are among the many highlights contained in “Making a Difference Together,” the 2019 Annual Report from the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries. Released June 24, the report is available online, and offers inspirational stories from CHHSM members across the United States, which point to flourishing ministries in their own…

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CHHSM’s Nollau To You Helps Brewster Place Staff Nurture Serving Leaders

By Barb Powell | November 11, 2019

For UCC-related Brewster Place, an older adult life plan community in Topeka, Kan., CHHSM’s Nollau To You one-day serving leader seminars are gifts that keep giving. In fact, the staff who have participated like the event so much that Joe Ewert, Brewster’s president and CEO, keeps asking the faculty back for more. The most recent…

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Nollau To You Expands to Introduce ‘Serving Leadership’ to Larger Audience

By Barb Powell | September 12, 2019

Surprises are always at the forefront when UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries faculty lead Nollau To You seminars. Two recent versions of the one-day, serving leadership training sessions were no exception, particularly because both included new ways of bringing the event to UCC-related constituencies. From July 31 to Aug. 2, CHHSM held…

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The Rev. Elyse Berry Named CHHSM Associate for Advocacy and Leadership Development

By Barb Powell | September 3, 2019

The United Church of Christ’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries has announced that the Rev. Elyse Berry, D. Min., has been hired to serve as associate for advocacy and leadership development. She begins her new role with CHHSM today (Sept. 3). Berry, who comes to CHHSM with more than 11 years of experience…

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CHHSM Members Reap Benefits of Generous UCC Ohio Conference Grants

By Barb Powell | August 8, 2019

At Crossroad Child & Family Services in Fort Wayne, Ind., a Defiance (Ohio) College student is gaining hands-on experience and assisting staff in her chosen field. Emmaus Homes in St. Charles, Mo., is advancing a program to strengthen relationships between clients and volunteers. United Church Homes, based in Marion, Ohio, is holding workshops featuring narrative…

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United Church of Christ Ministries and Partners Learn Servant Leadership through CHHSM Programs

By Barb Powell | May 9, 2018

For CHHSM and its ministries, the key is servant leadership. To that end, CHHSM provides two different types of programming for its member organizations and other United Church of Christ ministries, the year-long Nollau Institute and the Nollau To You one-day seminar experience. Recently, participants in the 2018-2019 Nollau Institute held the first of three…

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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 To You: Bringing Servant Leadership to CHHSM-Member Ministries

By Barb Powell | July 31, 2017

When Grace Congregational UCC in Two Rivers, Wis., sent a financial gift to United Church of Christ-related Emmaus Homes in St. Charles, Mo., the hope was for one home manager at Emmaus to attend the Nollau Leadership Institute, a servant leadership training program from the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries. Instead, the…

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