United Church Homes

United Church Homes Welcomes New Director of Housing Operations

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | April 19, 2021

United Church Homes (UCH) has welcomed Chadwick Johnson as Director of Housing Operations. Johnson will oversee the daily operations of more than 60 affordable housing communities in 14 states.   The role is an important one. By 2030, there will be an estimated 73 million Americans aged 65 or older. Today, there is not enough affordable…

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United Church Homes Forms New Educational Partnership with Marion Technical College

By CHHSM Staff | April 5, 2021

United Church Homes, based in Marion, Ohio, and Marion Technical College have announced a new educational partnership that offers professional development for the United Church Homes staff as well as learning opportunities for Marion Tech students. “United Church Homes is committed to investing in the ongoing education and professional development of our team,” said the…

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Record-Breaking $17.5 Million Gift Launches New United Church Homes ‘Fund for Growth’

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | March 25, 2021

United Church Homes (UCH), based in Marion, Ohio, announced today (March 25) the creation of a brand new Fund for Growth, thanks to the largest single gift ever received by the UCC-related organization in its 105-year history. The $17.5 million gift was made by an anonymous donor as part of UCH’s Campaign for Abundant Life.  “This is a…

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United Church Homes Signs Management Contract with Older Adult Communities in Tennessee and Ohio

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | March 19, 2021

United Church Homes, Inc. (UCH) has welcomed two senior living communities to its growing network of older adult communities. In January, UCH signed a management services and support contract with the board of directors of Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC, Inc.) to support the operation of its 131-bed skilled nursing community located in Murfreesboro, Tenn. CCRC, Inc.,…

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CHHSM Creates Fact-Based Information Campaign to Support Members’ COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Programs

By Barb Powell | February 11, 2021

In order to support CHHSM members’ efforts to help their employees and residents understand the risks and rewards of the COVID-19 vaccines, the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries has launched a “Myth vs. Facts” campaign. Created by the Rev. Elyse Berry, D.Min., CHHSM’s associate for advocacy and leadership development, the campaign aims…

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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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Ministry and Dementia: United Church Homes to Offer Three-Part Series in February

By Barb Powell | January 13, 2021

The Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging of United Church Homes is offering its annual Wisdom Conversations series on Ministry and Dementia, Feb. 2, 9, and 16, 2021, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. each day. The three webinars will be presented by the Rev. John and Dr. Susan McFadden, authors of Aging Together:…

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UCC-related Tougaloo College Awards Daniel Presidential Citation

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | December 9, 2020

Earlier this fall, Tougaloo (Miss.) College, an Historically Black College founded by the UCC’s American Missionary Association, presented the Rev. Kenneth V. Daniel, CEO and president of United Church Homes, with its prestigious Presidential Citation during the college’s 151st Founders’ Convocation. The award was presented for Daniel’s lifelong work and commitment to senior healthcare and…

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Life Experiences, Research Combine to Create Successful Horizons of Aging Summit Affirming LGBTQ Older Adults

By Barb Powell | December 3, 2020

Personal stories from older LGBTQ+ adults, research and data analysis, and honest conversations on next steps all combined to create a successful 2020 Horizons of Aging Summit virtual event. Held Nov. 16-18, 2020, the Summit was presented by the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging of United Church Homes and Rainbow Eldercare of Greater…

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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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