Friends of Chaplain Partnership

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 […]