We’re Hiring!

Chaplain Partnership is currently engaged in a search to name a new part-time chaplain for UH Portage Medical Center. For additional information please click here.

Welcome Karen!

We’d like to welcome Karen Henterly to our Administrative Staff as our new Operations & Human Resource Manager. A graduate of Cleveland State University with a BBA in Accounting, Karen previously served at Magnificat High School, The Astrup Company/Trivantage, Cleveland Clinic Home Services, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Hauser & Taylor, CPAs. Welcome, Karen, and […]

News from the Executive Director

I don’t know about you, but 2017 seems ages ago and 2018 is quickly gaining speed. Where does the time go? As we wrap up the loose ends of last year and dig-in for the new year, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Judy Ziolek for her dedicated service to our ministry over […]

News of Note

Chaplain Partnership is pleased to welcome Chaplain Beth McKee as its newest chaplain. Beth began her position at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Women’s Hospital on February 19. A graduate of Anderson University (BA in Religion and Psychology), she received her Master of Theological Studies degree from Duke University Divinity School […]

Friends of CP

The Friends of Chaplain Partnership, our auxiliary group, recently completed a service project at their meeting on February 7. The project, funded by a Thrivent grant, yielded gifts to be distributed by our chaplains at area hospitals. Each gift is a tote bag containing a coloring book, along with colored pencils, a pencil sharpener & […]

Congratulations, Judy!

It’s said that all good things must come to an end, and so on February 1, after 24 years of serving Chaplain Partnership, Judy Ziolek, our Operations & Human Resource Manager, began her retirement and started a new phase of her life. The occasion was celebrated with a reception in her honor held at Prince […]

Amazon To Triple Donations Through March 31!

Here’s a fun and easy way to support Chaplain Partnership with triple the bang for your buck! 3x your impact! Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first purchase – through March 31! Go to and Amazon donates to The Lutheran Chaplaincy Service of Greater Cleveland d/b/a Chaplain Partnership.

Chaplain Beth is Helping in the Fight to Beat Childhood Cancer!

Chaplain Beth McKee who serves at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s and MacDonald Women’s Hospital is “walking the walk” to help beat childhood cancer. Below is a message that she shared with us: “As most of you know, I’m in my early days as chaplain here at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, but there is […]

Thank You, Judy

Today, Judy Ziolek begins her well-earned retirement having faithfully served Chaplain Partnership for 24 years. Judy’s contributions to our ministry are countless and we’ll miss her insights and humor (sometimes!). More to come on this, but we’d be remiss not to say today, “Thank you and God speed” as you begin this exciting new phase […]

A Thought-Provoking Reflection by an Anesthesiologist

Here’s a link to a very thought provoking reflection by an anesthesiologist.