Friends of Chaplain Partnership

Chaplain Partnership was saddened to learn of the passing this year of three ardent supporters from our auxiliary group, the Friends of Chaplain Partnership: sisters Dorothy and Arline Bode, and Margaret “Midgie” Schmidt. Each of these wonderful women donated countless hours of service to Chaplain Partnership, over many decades, in support of our chaplains and […]

Thank You Notes to the Friends of Chaplain Partnership!

Below are links to some thank you notes to the Friends of Chaplain Partnership in recognition of their kindness and support. Thank you, Friends! We couldn’t do it without you! Letter to Friends of Chaplain Partnership Ronald McDonald House to Friends of Chaplain Partnership

Join Us for Brunch!

Please join us for a Celebration & Fellowship Potluck Brunch hosted by the Auxiliary to Chaplain Partnership. This event will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Lutheran Family Services located at 4100 Franklin Boulevard in Cleveland, Ohio. Please bring a dish or treat to share. Reservations by October 2 to Gina […]

News of Note

Chaplain Partnership is pleased to announce that Howard Chavalia has joined its Administrative Staff as the new Director of Development and Community Relations, effective March 19, 2014. A former member of the Board of Directors and a past president of the agency, Howard brings a great understanding of the organization and a sincere appreciation of […]

2013 Calendar of Events

Thursday, September 20, 1013 Regular Meeting – 10:30 a.m. LFS, 4100 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44113 Sunday, October 13, 2013 Annual Luncheon – 1:00 p.m. Bethany Lutheran Church 6041 Ridge Road, Parma, Ohio 44129 Thursday, November 21, 2013 Regular Meeting – 10:30 a.m. LFS, 4100 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44113 Saturday, December 14, 2013 Christmas Cookie Collection & Set-Up […]

Help Us Celebrate 65 Years of Service!

The Annual Luncheon of The Auxiliary to Chaplain Partnership (formerly Lutheran Chaplaincy Service) will celebrate 65 years of service! Sunday, October 13, 2013 1 to 3 p.m. $13 per person (complete meal) Bethany Lutheran Church 6041 Ridge Road Parma Reservations by October 7 Call Gina: 216-737-0800, x202 or Miriam: 440-886-2477

LCS Auxiliary Shares the Joy of Easter

Spreading the joy of Easter through the assembly of Easter Cheer packages has been one of the hallmarks of the LCS Auxiliary. This year the Auxiliary assembled over 4,100 packages that were distributed to residents of 36 area institutions including nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and the Juvenile Detention Center. This annual event was attended LCS […]

Senior Residents Bring Holiday Cheer to Families

MetroHealth’s Senior Health & Wellness Center residents brightened the holidays for Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit families, delivering 50 gift bags to patients on December 22. The residents, both long-term care and rehabilitation patients, decided to give back to the community as a result of a church group led by Chaplain Sarah Samson (standing […]

Infant Burial Outfits Hand Sewn by LCS Auxiliary Volunteers

Two volunteers from the LCS Auxiliary are sewing and packaging burial garments for infants as part of “Diana’s Angels Project.” Miriam Bohning ordered the patterns from “Diana’s Angels Project.” Miriam and Verna Steinbrenner started sewing and recently took 50 infant burial sets to Chaplain Wayne Brass at MetroHealth Medical Center. “When I first saw the […]

Celebrating a Rare Baptism

Our hospital chaplains frequently do baptisms. Chaplains serving in skilled care facilities rarely have that privilege. Chaplain Julie Thoms tells the story of a recent baptism at The Good Shepherd, a skilled care facility in Ashland that is a part of Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio. Doug and Peg Phinney and Michael Lifer are […]