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The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) is affiliated with the United Church of Christ (UCC). Based in Cleveland, Ohio, CHHSM offers various programs for people of all ages to more than 400 communities. Their key values include serving the Lord, welcoming everyone, and fighting the injustices and prejudices of the world. The term Diakonia means to serve. Diakonia has a long history with the church. It is heavily based on Christ’s teachings and his service to people. This term is also the name of an international organization for ministries.
The Council for Health and Human Service Ministries. (N.d.). About CHHSM. https://www.chhsm.org/
Oikumene World Council of Churches. (N.d.). Diakonia. https://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-...