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 […]

Notes from the Executive Director

One of the benefits of my position is the pleasure of being able to serve such an amazing group of hard working and dedicated individuals – our chaplains. Over the course of my tenure with Chaplain Partnership, I’ve regularly been amazed by tales of compassion, empathy, tolerance and flat-out love. I’ve learned that our chaplains often […]

We’re Hiring!

Chaplain Partnership seeks an experienced Operations & Human Resource Manager for its office located in North Olmsted, Ohio. This is a part-time position. Chaplain Partnership is an equal opportunity employer without discrimination based on age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or presence of a disability. A job description outlining duties […]

Volunteers Needed

Westlake Meals on Wheels opened a second kitchen, located in the community center in Olmsted Township, and is looking for volunteers to help with their mission. Their current needs are for drivers, bakers, kitchen help, community outreach and fundraising. Volunteer opportunities also exist for their Westlake location. Meals on Wheels serves home-bound residents in Westlake, […]

Friends of CP

For 71 years, our auxiliary, The Friends of Chaplain Partnership, have supplied our chaplains with a wonderful array of handmade items, including prayer shawls, lap robes, walker bags, baby blankets, mittens, hats and infant burial outfits. Our chaplains use these items to help bring comfort to those they minister. Recently, our Friends received the following […]

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 […]

What is a Chaplain? Let’s set the record straight!

Here’s an interesting column by hospice chaplain.