Rev. Patricia Vargas has been named the new chaplain of Glenwood Community and Harmar Place Rehabilitation and Extended Care, both in Marietta, Ohio. Patricia began her new role Oct. 2. She previously served five years as pastor at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church ELCA in Livingston, California. She also previously served as a pastor in Salinas, California. Patricia follows former chaplain Rev. Erin McCreight, who recently was named chaplain at Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton, Ohio, after the retirement of Rev. Sandra Hutchinson. Patricia was born and raised in Argentina. In 2003, she completed her theological studies in Argentina and Brazil.