Year-End Reflection

Michael J. Readinger

As 2018 draws to a close, I am ruminating on the year that has passed and what it tells me about the year ahead. Much like Advent, this is a time of waiting and watching for the CHHSM Board and Staff.  And, of course, for our member ministries as well! The month of December began […]

UCC’s Hoyleton Family and Youth Services Workshops Help Youth Make Wise Life Choices and Avoid Substance Abuse

Youth participating in Hoyleton's Substance Abuse Prevention Program participate in a number of activities, including #DearFutureMe, designed for middle schoolers.

This past September, 6th-grade students in various Southern Illinois schools discovered a different sort of curriculum on their class schedules, thanks to UCC-related Hoyleton Youth and Family Services: a life skills curriculum geared toward substance abuse prevention. The in-school partnership between Fairview Heights-based CHHSM ministry and the schools allows Hoyleton’s substance abuse Prevention Specialists to […]

United Church Funds Posts Third Quarter 2018 Fund Fact Sheets


Howard W. Hawkins III, United Church Funds’ director of business development, announced Nov. 19 the posting of UCF’s third quarter 2018 fund fact sheets. “The Fund Fact Sheets provide essential data and metrics such as investment strategy, annualized performance, asset allocation, characteristics and top ten holdings for each UCF fund,” said Hawkins. Questions on the information contained […]