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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

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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Making a stand

Words are inadequate to describe the terrible events that happened on Monday night in Manchester. It has shocked our nation and will deeply affect many lives for years to come. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who are personally affected. ...
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David Lonsdale reports on his Stirling Marathon experience

I'm thrilled and delighted to report that I completed the inaugural Stirling Marathon today, in a little under 5 hours. The photo is me looking reasonably fresh at 7 miles; it's not how I looked towards the end! The course was incredible, commencing ...
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Chaplaincy at Heart & Soul

“Would you like a duck?” was the question asked in Princes Street Gardens at the Church of Scotland’s Heart & Soul event.  Rarely were the ducks less than enthusiastically received (together with sweeties and WPCS leaflets).  “Why ducks...
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WPCS features in the current Presbytery of Edinburgh Newsletter

An article, highlighting how partnering with churches helps Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland (WPCS)  realise our aims to meet the pastoral and spiritual need of people in the workplace, appeared in the most recent edition of The Presbytery of Edin...
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Scottish Parliament acknowledges what God is doing through churches in communities

One of our East of Scotland Chaplains, Geoff Findlay, visited the Scottish Parliament recently to attend a Serve Scotland reception. He attended as a guest of Fred Drummond, from the Evangelical Christian Alliance.  The event was held to celebra...
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David Lonsdale's marathon run

David Londsdale, one of our trustees, will be taking part in his first ever marathon on 21st May - the inaugural Great Stirling Marathon. David's reasons for doing this are two fold - to raise money for WPCS and also to get fitter.  He's been in...
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It’s Blooming Marvellous!

An Easter message from East of Scotland Regional Organisor, Chic Lidstone  -  I never tire of how snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils after pushing through cold and dark days, announce that Spring is here and winter is all but past. But did y...
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Heavy Water

In this month's workplace word, East of Scotland Regional Organisor, Chic Lidstone, poses the question 'how heavy is a glass of water?'  Read on to find the answer. A psychologist walked around a room while teaching about stress management. As s...
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Farewell to Sir Iain McMillan

At the board meeting, held in Glasgow on 21 February, the CEO and Trustees bid farewell to Sir Iain McMillan CBE, who has service on the Board since 2000. Sir Iain was instrumental in guiding the former Industrial Mission Trust (IMT) and the Scottish...
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