Be Open!

Michael J. Readinger

Are you ready to re-open? Whether you are or not, my advice to you is to Be Open to whatever possibilities there might be. As we move to the next phase of our response to the changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has cast on our world, I invite you to: Be Open to an understanding […]

United Church Funds-Led Shareholder Resolutions Receive Support at Two Pharmaceutical Companies’ Annual Meetings


United Church Funds recently coordinated shareholder resolutions at two pharmaceutical companies so that their boards can better serve the corporations and their clients. A shareholder resolution with Gilead Sciences, Inc. that received 43.4 percent support at Gilead’s annual general meeting on May 6, 2020, requested the company to separate the position of the Chair of […]

United Church Homes and Services Announces New Additions to Senior Leadership Team


United Church Homes and Services (UCHS), headquartered in Newton, N.C., announced today (May 12) the appointment of two new members to the organization’s senior leadership team. Joining the organization are John White and Tina McLeod. White, formerly of Kettering, Ohio, will serve as the organization’s chief financial officer (CFO). McLeod, of Durham, N.C., will hold […]

Phoebe Kicks off National Skilled Nursing Care Week with ‘Connecting Hearts’ Matching Campaign


UCC-related Phoebe Ministries — based in Allentown, Pa. — has just launched “Connecting Hearts,” a matching fundraising campaign in celebration of National Skilled Nursing Care Week. The CHHSM ministry hopes to raise $50,000 by May 31. Since COVID is hitting nursing homes and long-term care facilities particularly hard, Phoebe is asking potential donors to contribute […]

Sending Mother’s Day Love with Flowers

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During Mother’s Day weekend, moms and grandmas across the country — including in several Retirement Housing Foundation affordable housing communities — received a lovely surprise. Thanks to a partnership between CPS — the group purchasing agent behind the CHHSM Store — and Lowe’s, these mothers and grandmothers received surprise flower baskets. The arrangements were delivered […]