About Rev. Kenneth Daniel

Rev. Kenneth Daniel is the president and CEO of United Church Homes. A licensed nursing home administrator, he has worked in a variety of positions of responsibility in senior healthcare and housing services over the past 30 years. Rev. Daniel holds a master's degree in divinity from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, a master's degree in pastoral counseling from Moravian Theological Seminary and a master's degree of public administration from Marywood University. Immediately prior to joining United Church Homes, Rev. Daniel was interim president of Lancaster Theological Seminary. An ordained United Church of Christ minister, Rev. Daniel holds Fellow status with the American College of Health Care Administrators.

Recent Blog Posts

Never Too Old

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  February 13, 2020

Our local newspaper recently ran an article about the secrets of navigating the job market after age 60. Any of us who have done this knows the anxiety that surrounds..

The Sacred Ground of Hospitality

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  November 28, 2019

The Wyandotte Nation 2019 Gathering I recently attended a unique, historic event in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, home to our Fairhaven Community since 1920. A United Methodist..

What Does Age Have to Do with It?

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  May 23, 2019

The Impact of Clergy Age on Churches When I was ordained back in 1981, I accepted the call to serve St. Andrew’s UCC, a small congregation in the old industrial city of..

An Engaged Way of Life

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  September 13, 2018

I recently attended an event at The Ohio State University at Marion that focused on The Presidency and the Press. Because Marion is the late president Warren G...

Dad: My First Aging Hero

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  June 14, 2018

Growing up, I always knew that I was different from my friends. My parents were quite a bit older than most of theirs. In fact, my dad was 57 and my mother 40 when I was..

Compassion as Core Value

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  March 29, 2018

“Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural..

Tax Reform Needs Response Now

By Rev. Kenneth Daniel  •  December 11, 2017

Tax reform is on a fast track for a vote before Christmas. There are many details in the House and Senate versions to be reconciled. Four major proposals could..