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CHHSM’s Virtual Annual Gathering a Success, Thanks to Active Participation, a Seamless Online Platform, and Incredible Presentations

By Barb Powell | March 11, 2021

Inspirational, motivational, soul-feeding … and just plain fun. These are some of the words used by attendees to describe the recently concluded 83rd Annual Gathering of the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries, held virtually March 2-4, 2021. Attendance records were shattered at the three-day event: some 335 CHHSM members and friends registered…

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Retirement Housing Foundation pledges to double winter storm relief donations

By Guest Contributor | March 9, 2021

By Connie Larkman, news director for the United Church of Christ. Reprinted with permission from UCC News. One of the country’s largest nonprofit housing providers is answering the United Church of Christ’s call for disaster relief in a big way. Retirement Housing Foundation — a member of the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries…

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CHHSM Annual Gathering Sponsors Step Up to Help Support Once-in-a-Lifetime Free Event

By Barb Powell | January 13, 2021

The 2021 Annual Gathering, to be held virtually March 2-4, promises to be an interactive, informative, and inspirational three days, thanks to participants, presenters, and the host of event sponsors who are helping to make the Gathering a success. The sponsors are helping to make it possible, in lieu of a registration fee, for attendees…

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Investments or Loans: UCC Cornerstone Fund Programs can Benefit CHHSM Members

By Barb Powell | January 13, 2021

A common dilemma faced by many nonprofit organizations — including CHHSM members — is how to invest funds in a manner consistent with the mission, vision and goals of the organization. CHHSM partner the UCC Cornerstone Fund is one option to consider. The Cornerstone Fund is unique in that an organization’s investments earn competitive interest…

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RHF Celebrates Outgoing President and CEO’s 34 Years of Service

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | January 5, 2021

By Chris Ragon, vice president of communications, RHF Reprinted with permission from RHF Today. In 1986, the Rev. Dr. Laverne Joseph was asked to serve on the RHF National Board of Directors. He was the senior pastor for one of the largest congregations in the United Church of Christ. His ministry included a number of…

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Celebrating the Past: Looking to the Future

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | January 5, 2021

By the Rev. Dr. Laverne R. Joseph Reprinted with permission from RHF Today. As many of you have heard, I will be retiring at the end of February. I have worked well beyond what is considered normal retirement because I have enjoyed it and observed the difference that the RHF mission makes in the lives…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Names Stuart Hartman Next President and CEO

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | November 13, 2020

Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), one of the nation’s largest providers of affordable housing and services for older adults, working-class families and persons with disabilities, announced Nov. 5, 2020, that their National Board of Directors has selected Stuart Hartman as president and CEO of RHF, effective March 1, 2021. Until that time, Hartman will continue in his current…

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CHHSM Store Saves Members Money that can be Used for Ministry Instead

By Barb Powell | August 13, 2020

Sometimes Care Purchasing Services (CPS) — the group purchasing agent behind the CHHSM Store — provides much needed items at a cost savings during emergencies, as in the current COVID crisis. But other times, CHHSM members save money in quiet ways that can go unnoticed until the savings is realized. A good example of this…

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Retirement Housing Foundation and City of Pasadena Work Together to Preserve Affordable Housing

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | July 13, 2020

The Concord, a 149-unit affordable apartment community for low-income seniors, is scheduled to begin a $17 million renovation in mid-July. It is part of the Retirement Housing Foundation‘s (RHF) family of communities. Plans include renovating all common areas, adding a computer lab for residents and creating a media area. Additionally, the outdoor area will receive…

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Retirement Housing Foundation Stalwart Trnka dies at 90

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | June 18, 2020

The Rev. John Edward Trnka Sr., D.Min., age 90, of Newburgh, Ind., passed quietly from this life on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family. Trnka was known as many things: Reverend, Doctor, Air Force officer, Chaplain, mentor, friend, Diplomate, Chairman of the Board, Shriner, (Moolah, St Louis) Cardinals fan, Disney-lover,…

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