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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

Light a Candle

Over the past few weeks, Sally Fraser (Edinburgh City Centre Chaplain) has launched WPCS VIrtual Candle.  Some of us at WPCS have already been lighting virtual candles, and sharing our prayers and reflections online. If there is someone you woul...
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Training Opportunities May/June 2021

  In view of the unprecedented demand there has been for our training modules, the Foundation Modules which we ran in February/March have been fully subscribed.  With this in mind, we have now scheduled additional modules as follows: am mo...
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Suggestions for well being - feelings of Claustrophobia

  Andy Gregg workplace chaplain in Edinburgh shares some suggestions on how to sustain mental well being when we may be feeling stuck or claustrophobic while working from home.
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Message from Chic Lidstone

In these difficult, and unprecedented times, we are hoping to publish occasional blogs.  These are intended to offer support and guidance as we navigate our way through the days and weeks ahead.  Please do not hesitate to contact any of our...
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Taking The Test

One night four college students stayed out late partying and having a good time. They forgot they had an exam the next day and celebrated late in to the night, not even thinking of looking at any books or preparing. In the morning, when reality daw...
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DRIFTING

A friend who fishes off the North Carolina coast told me this story some years ago. After a day fishing Jack Frost (honestly that is his name!) was on his way back to harbour and had set the autopilot while he was busy on deck tidying up ready for re...
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SFRS and WPCS Chaplain Visit Chamelon Community Centre

Last month, WPCS Chaplain, Susan Marshall, (second right in photo) and other groups from the local Camelon community, including from Falkirk Vineyard Church, attended a successful CPR training event at Camelon Community Centre, led by Red Watch ...
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Time for Reflection at Scottish Parliament

Geoff Findlay, Dundee City Centre Chaplain and Pastor at Lifegate Church, Dundee, had the honour of leading the Scottish Parliament in their Time for Reflection prior to the start of parliamentary business on Tuesday (14th January).  Geoff'...
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Preparing for Christmas

 Esther Elliott (Edinburgh West Workplace and Community Chaplain), with Corstorphine Old Parish Church, has organised a couple of pre-Christmas activities in the West of Edinburgh - - A sheep trail in the Gyle Centre from 2nd to 18th December -&...
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Burning the candle at both ends

As the days begin to get shorter, needing more light in the evenings we don’t normally reach for a candle, but a light switch, these days. Today we say “burning the candle at both ends” to mean living life at a crazy and unsustainable pace. It may be...
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