News of Note

The Rev. Alice Walsh, chaplain at Fairview Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital, has attained the distinction of board certified chaplain and will be honored at the Association of Professional Chaplains’ Grand Banquet in Orlando, FL this spring. The Rev. Dr. Mulba Borsay has been appointed Director of Spiritual Care at Lutheran Hospital. Previous to this […]

Board Member Spotlight – Carol Santalucia

LCS board member Carol Santalucia, President of Santalucia Group, LLC, is a seasoned healthcare leader with a passion and commitment for enhancing the patient experience. After 28 years in various service excellence and leadership roles at The Cleveland Clinic, Carol began her own healthcare consulting practice where she works with healthcare organizations to help them […]

Chaplains Installed

The Rev. Alice Walsh was installed as a chaplain at Fairview Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital, during a beautiful ceremony on October 27, 2011. Surrounded by family, friends and co-workers, the event was very special for all who attended. Prior to Chaplain Alice’s installation, guests were treated to beautiful background music provided by her son, […]

Board Member Spotlight – Howard Chavalia

Past board president, Howard K. Chavalia, CLU, ChFC is a Financial Associate for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. He began his service with LCS in 2001, served until 2007 and then returned to the board in 2010. He currently brings his talent and skills to the finance committee and name change committee. When asked about his […]

From the Executive Director, December 2011

Dear Friends, At this very special time of year let us pause from the holiday bustle and reflect on the true meaning of the Christmas Season: our Savior came to us as a newborn child with the simple message of our Father’s unconditional and redeeming love. If we can hold on to that image and […]

“Bigger Roles for Chaplains on Patient Medical Teams”

Please follow this link to read a very informative and well written article by Laura Landro that appeared in the December 6, 2011 issue of “The Wall Street Journal”. We hope you find this information valuable.

From the Executive Director, June 2011

First off, as the new Executive Director of Chaplain Partnership , I would like to thank the Search Committee, the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, the chaplains, our institutional partners and my administrative staff for the overwhelming support they have shown me since I came on board. LCS is a remarkable organization not only […]

LCS Summer Newsletter/Annual Report Now Available

Summer Newsletter/Annual Report 2010_June 2011 If you cannot view the newsletter simply by clicking on the link above, you may first need to save the PDF to your computer. Right-click (Windows) or control-click (Mac) the link above to save the file to your computer.

“Chaplains Under Fire” Documentary Available

“Chaplains Under Fire”, an independent documentary on military chaplains by filmmakers Lee Lawrence and Terry Nickelson, is available for loan to congregations or other groups who would like to view it. The filmmakers spent three months in Afghanistan and Iraq filming chaplains at work. An additional DVD to facilitate follow-up discussion regarding the film’s content is […]

LCS Welcomes New Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that Mark D. Laskey has joined LCS as the new Executive Director. Mark began his position as ED on March 21, 2011. Mark comes to LCS with more than 30 years of experience in the non-profit field, most recently as Executive Director of Industry Services for Construction Employers Association (CEA) […]