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Autumn Perspectives Lectures - Wellbeing in the Workplace

In association with WPCS, Business Matters, Oasis, St Mary's Cathedral and Palmerston Place Church - There are a series of three Perspectives Lectures on 'Wellbeing in the Workplace' taking place, in Palmerston Place Church, Palmerston Place, Edinbur...
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Introduction Day in Edinburgh on 5th October

Are you interested in finding out more about Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland and how you could perhaps become involved?  If so, why not come along to our Introductory Day, in Edinburgh, on 5th October     Date : Thursday, 5th Octobe...
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New Chairman for Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland

Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland has announced David Lonsdale, Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium, as successor to chairman Andrew Milligan OBE. WPCS provides pastoral and welfare support across Scotland to employees in around 2000 workplaces s...
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A Bit Of A Let Down

As he was driving along a deserted country lane his car got a puncture. Easily sorted he thought; until he couldn’t find the jack. The evening sun was just setting and it was getting dark as he started to look for a farm where hopefully he could borr...
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Alloa Firefighter recognised for his services to the community

Congratulations go to Alloa Firefighter, Alan Faulds BCA, who has been awarded the British Citizen Award for his services to the community.  He and his local volunteer team have spearheaded a roadshow campaign for safer roads in Forth Valle...
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Thermostat or Thermometer?

A thermostat sets the temperature while a thermometer records the temperature. “Oh, it’s hot in here”, says the thermometer, while the thermostat says it’s too hot in here and does something about it. Which are you? It’s an old question posed by a mu...
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Supporting Workplace Chaplaincy Mission across the UK

Last month, Chic Lidstone (East Coast Area Organiser) took a trip to Derby to attend the Workplace Chaplaincy Missions UK (WCM UK) team leaders day. WCM UK has 500 members, with 22 teams, spread across the UK. There was a good representation of chapl...
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A Generous Gift Appreciated

Ron Flett, our Aberdeen based chaplain, received a very welcome gift on a recent visit to Marischal College, Aberdeen.  He was handed an envelope containing a cash donation to WPCS. This was received from an anonymous donor so we were unable to ...
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2 Full 2 Learn

A long time ago, there was a wise teacher whose advice and wisdom many people would seek. One day an important man came to visit this wise man saying, “I want you to teach me and open my mind to new possibilities”. His tone of voice was of one used t...
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THE POWER OF THE CROSS

At our staff team meeting last week, we were privileged to enjoy a talk by Dr Larry Scrimgeour - volunteer chaplain for Dundee and Angus College. Larry is a self taught Iconographer (the study of icons) and is passionate about the subject.  His ...
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