United Church Homes

CHHSM’s Impact at UCC General Synod Helps Make All Things New

By Barb Powell | July 13, 2023

The United Church of Christ’s 34th General Synod, held June 30-July 4 in Indianapolis, brought church members together from across the country to celebrate the call of God — based on Isaiah 43 — to make all things new. And the UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries was integral to the entire event.…

Read More

United Church Homes’ Parker Center to Host Symposium Addressing Ageism

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | July 12, 2023

By Catherine West. Reprinted with permission from the Spring 2023 issue of United Church Homes’ Spirit magazine. The theme for the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging’s 8th annual symposium — slated for Oct. 6 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in the Columbus, Ohio, suburb of Lewis Center — is “Dismantling Ageism:…

Read More

United Church Homes, Metta Health, CareSource Form New Nonprofit Partnership

By Barb Powell | June 28, 2023

United Church Homes, based in Marion, Ohio, announced June 22 the signing of a definitive agreement between CareSource, a nationally recognized nonprofit health plan, and Radiant Alliance — which includes Metta Health (the parent company of Ohio’s Hospice and Pure Healthcare) and United Church Homes — to form a groundbreaking partnership. Metta Health and United…

Read More

CHHSM Brings Multitude of Gifts to UCC General Synod this Summer

By Barb Powell | June 13, 2023

Beginning with the opening worship and concluding with closing worship, the UCC’s General Synod — which takes place June 30-July 4 in Indianapolis — will feature many of the gifts of the Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) and its members. The theme of this year’s Synod is “Making All Things New,” based…

Read More

Human-Centered Design Generates Community Improvements

By CHHSM-Member Ministry Contribution | June 12, 2023

By Catherine West This article is reprinted with permission from the Fall 2022 issue of United Church Homes’ Spirit Magazine. Among the creative ideas introduced to United Church Homes by Michael Hughes — who joined UCH’s leadership team late 2021 — is the use of human-centered design. This approach to problem-solving recognizes the perspectives and…

Read More

United Church Homes, Ohio’s Hospice Announce Strategic Alliance

By CHHSM Staff | April 30, 2023

Ohio-based United Church Homes (UCH) and Ohio’s Hospice recently announced a new strategic alliance, pairing UCH’s national multisite network of residential, healthcare and support services for older adults with Ohio’s Hospice and Pure Healthcare’s palliative and hospice care services.  This alliance will bring together resources, collaborative networks, geographic coverage, and capabilities to design and implement…

Read More

Residents and Staff Lead CCEC’s National Deaf History Month Celebration

By Brian Browne | April 16, 2023

United Church Homes (UCH) community Columbus Colony for Elderly Care (CCEC), located in Westerville, Ohio, is noteworthy year-round for many reasons. It is one of only seven facilities in the United States at which deaf older adults can receive skilled nursing care in an environment culturally sensitive to their needs. If that alone did not…

Read More

CHHSM Annual Business Meeting Tells Good News of CHHSM Member Agencies

By Barb Powell | March 17, 2023

One highlight of CHHSM’s 85th Annual Gathering — held March 7-9 in Denver — was the CHHSM Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon, which took place March 8. During the meeting, which included highlights of the work of CHHSM staff over the past year, the board also received the Member Report, enumerating not only the number…

Read More

CHHSM’s 85th Annual Gathering Filled with Renewal, Justice, and Hope

By Barb Powell | March 17, 2023

Connection. If one word can sum up three days of worship, workshops, keynotes, meetings, and social gatherings, it’s connection — at least in terms of the 85th Annual Gathering of the UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries, themed “Together through Mountains and Valleys” and held March 7-9 in Denver. “The 85th Annual Gathering…

Read More

Closing Worship Renews Commitment to Working Together for Justice in Health and Human Service Ministries

By Barb Powell | March 17, 2023

After a week filled with meaningful worship, learning, networking, and reconnecting with colleagues and friends, attendees to CHHSM’s 85th Annual Gathering in Denver met for closing worship March 9 in the special space of the Denver Art Museum. Prior to the service beginning, Jamar Doyle, CHHSM’s president and CEO, thanked Archway Communities in Denver, one…

Read More
Join Our Mailing LIst

Follow on Facebook

Quick Links