Welcome, Chaplain Kate Huddelson

Chaplain Partnership welcomes Chaplain Kate Huddelson, who recently began serving as a palliative care chaplain at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. She is a native Washingtonian who holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland in Behavioral & Social Sciences and a Master of Divinity from The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. After a career […]

Board Member Spotlights

Jennifer Harvest is our newest board member, having joined Chaplain Partnership in November 2019. Jennifer received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting from Baldwin Wallace University. Her career has centered around providing financial guidance and oversight for small businesses, having first served as Operations Manager for Swisher Associates, followed by […]

Notes from the Board President

Dear Friends, As we come to the end of another calendar year, Chaplain Partnership continues to be grateful for the blessings we experience through our ministry. With a fabulous cadre of chaplains, we continue to fulfill our mission to “bring the promise of hope, healing, wholeness and balance to persons experiencing the blessings and brokenness […]

Notes from the Executive Director

“There is a season for everything, a time for every occupation under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Earlier this spring I decided that it was time to step down and afford someone else the opportunity to serve, nurture and grow this wonderful organization. I decided that it was time to slow down and enjoy life a little bit more and I […]

How Changes in Health Care Impact Chaplaincy

Here’s a well written article on how changes in health care are impacting chaplaincy.  

Help Make Dad and Chaplain Partnership Happy!

Father’s Day is June 16 and Amazon.Smile is the perfect place to shop for gifts for Dad. Plus, for your purchases at Amazon.Smile, they’ll donate back to Chaplain Partnership at no additional cost to you! What’s not to like?


At its Annual Meeting held on May 23, 2019, Chaplain Partnership’s Board of Directors elected the following individuals to serve as its officers for one-year terms as follows: Megan Patton (President) ODA Strategy Geraldine J. Butler, Esq. (Vice President) City of Cleveland Laura Rodriguez-Carbone, MPA (Secretary) Lifebanc Jon Limbach (Treasurer) retired Also elected as trustees […]

We’re Hiring!

Chaplain Partnership now has a search in process to name a new Manager of Pastoral Care for University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center. Click here for additional information!


The individual in this position is to be a specially trained clergy or lay person who shall offer and develop spiritual care services for the patients, patients’ guests and staff of UH Ahuja Medical Center. His/her work is to be in concert with physicians, nurses and other members of the healing sciences as well as […]

Welcome Marc Pogachar!

Please join us in welcoming Marc Pogachar as Chaplain Partnership’s new Operations and Human Resources Manager!   A graduate of Miami University, with a Bachelor’s in Comprehensive Business Education, Marc has also completed additional postgraduate coursework at Baldwin-Wallace University in Project Management.   In his spare time Marc enjoys coaching volleyball and track and playing […]