A Day in the Life of a Chaplain

My day contains key touchstones: rest, rejuvenation, intentional prayer, meditation, caregiving, reflection and self-care. After a deep sleep, I start with personal prayer/meditation in my “retreat nook” at home – where I pause to reflect, rejuvenate. Reading material, Bible, pen & paper, candle are nearby to align myself with centering for the day ahead. My […]

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 […]

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!

Retired & Admired!

The Rev. Harry Werner, M.Div., BCC retired on November 30, 2018, ending an amazing 37-year tenure as Director of Pastoral Care at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. And talk about dedication – Harry was on-call 24/7/365 for the first 25 years of service! What a calling! A graduate of Parma’s Valley Forge High School, and Concordia […]

News of Note

Chaplain Partnership welcomes (back!) Chaplain Mary Timko, who started serving on a permanent basis at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center in July. Over the last few years, Mary has assisted Chaplain Partnership by filling in for chaplains who needed coverage if they were out for vacation or extended medical leave. She also served as a CP […]

Hurray for Chaplains

The people of Maine have spoken and that’s great news for the communities served by Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. The decision by the hospital last year to lay off its paid chaplains and replace them with volunteers struck a nerve with many who expressed their dismay that professional chaplains were not part of […]

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 […]

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.

Help Us Celebrate National Pastoral Care Week!

This week, October 22-28, 2017, Chaplain Partnership is proud to celebrate National Pastoral Care Week. The theme for this year’s observance is “Hospitality: Cultivating Inclusion”, and given recent events in our nation, it’s an especially timely message.   Join us this week as we celebrate the important role that pastoral/spiritual care providers offer to those […]

Exploring the Spiritual Side of Medicine

On July 24 Chaplain Partnership’s Fr. David Radzik (palliative care chaplain at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s and MacDonald Women’s Hospitals) participated in a Culture and Health panel presented by Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine for students enrolled in their Physician Assistant (PA) program. The students participated in very interactive and interesting discussions […]