News

Board of Directors

Chaplain Partnership held its annual meeting and elections on May 24. Special guest was Bishop Abraham Allende of the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).   The following individuals were elected as officers for 2018-2019:   President: Barbara Hoekstra (Lutheran Hospital, retired) Vice President: Megan Patton (ODA Strategy) Secretary: Geraldine J. Butler, […]

The Gift of Compassion

The act of being “present” that our chaplains provide allows others the chance to share their joys, sorrows and fears with someone who cares. Our chaplains offer the gift of compassion without the burden of prejudice. They offer themselves to the other, in the moment and alive to the present. This type of intimate connection […]

We’d love to hear your story!

Our chaplains make a difference. Whether it’s comforting the sorrowful, helping someone adjust to a scary diagnosis, offering a religious service or celebrating the birth of a child, our chaplains provide a listening, non-judgmental and supportive presence to those in need. If you’ve been ministered to by a chaplain and would care to share your story, […]

Notes from the Executive Director

I’m very pleased to welcome UH Portage Medical Center to Chaplain Partnership and thank them for the opportunity to serve their patients, their patients’ families and the hospital’s staff. I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who attended and supported our 10th Annual Wine Tasting Garden Party on June 22. It was an […]

News of Note

We’re very pleased to welcome two new chaplains to the Chaplain Partnership family: Chaplain Mei (Jennifer) Lam (Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation) and Chaplain Glen Johnson (UH Portage Medical Center). Chaplain Jennifer was awarded her M.Div. by Ashland Theological Seminary where she is currently pursuing her D.Min. She completed her clinical pastoral education (CPE) training at Akron’s Summa […]

President of the Board 2017 Annual Report

Dear Friends, I’m happy to report that despite a tumultuous climate in health care, Chaplain Partnership continued to hold its own over the course of the past year, and despite the loss of a major contract due to system consolidation, we continued to move our ministry forward. We were able to expand our geographical footprint […]

Notes from the Executive Director

I’m very pleased to welcome UH Portage Medical Center to Chaplain Partnership and thank them for the opportunity to serve their patients, their patients’ families and the hospital’s staff.   I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who attended and supported our 10thAnnual Wine Tasting Garden Party on June 22. It was […]

Amazon Prime Day is July 17 – Support Chaplain Partnership at No Extra Cost!

Amazon’s fourth-annual Prime Day is coming up on Tuesday, July 17 and will feature one-of-a-kind deals exclusively for Prime members. This is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and a great time to remember that if you use smile.amazon.com Amazon will donate to The Lutheran Chaplaincy Service of Greater Cleveland d/b/a Chaplain Partnership and […]

In Memoriam

Our friend and former colleague, Chaplain Allen Alexander, passed away on June 22. He was a kind soul with a wonderful smile who was a blessing to those he served. The author of two books, he had a great sense of humor coupled with genuine sense of compassion for those he met. Rest in God’s […]

Shop Amazon Smile for Father’s Day

Your shopping matters. Shop for Father’s Day at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/34-1175624and Amazon donates to The Lutheran Chaplaincy Service of Greater Cleveland d/b/a Chaplain Partnership at no additional cost to you. Everybody wins! Your Dad would like that!

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