2020 October

By Clare Krabill, MHS COO When I rise upLet me rise up joyfulLike a bird When I fallLet me fall without regretLike a leaf         ~Wendell Berry I was struck by the purity and simplicity of these words penned by… Continue Reading…

2020 October

The Arts, Vulnerability and Mental Health Ted Swartz is a playwright and actor who has been mucking around in the worlds of the sacred and profane for over 20 years. Ted fell in love with acting and theater on his way… Continue Reading…

2020 OctoberYour Words

“Get to know people without being swayed by the negative opinions of others.” Missy Kauffman Schrock, Center for Healing & Hope Executive Director “Always lead by example” Mary Scott, Mennonite Village-Lydia’s House Administrator “Even younger team members will be given… Continue Reading…

2020 October

by Clare Krabill, MHS COO The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson, © 2010 As non-profit professionals you understand the power of story to portray why your mission matters as you seek… Continue Reading…

2020 October

Jesse Kaye, President and CEO at Praire View, will retire after nearly 16 years with the organization and 44 years of service in faith-based health and human services ministries. November 22 is Kaye’s scheduled last day. Her years at Praire… Continue Reading…

2020 October

With the COVID-19 pandemic, communities are finding that hiring qualified candidates is becoming the biggest challenge, while employee turnover falls to the secondary challenge. Communities and associations are bustling to develop recruitment and retention strategies that align with the stress… Continue Reading…