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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

College course in Chaplaincy

  An exciting new development in Christian service is being offered to students at Scottish Baptist College in Glasgow, thanks to a collaborative project with Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland (WPCS).   For the first time in Scotland, it will ...
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Retail sales 'slipped again'

Clothing and footwear sales in Scotland posted their weakest performance for eight years in April. The news was revealed by WPCS Trustee and Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium David Lonsdale when he commented on the British Retail Consor...
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Faiths food and fellowship

Our Central Scotland chaplains Jean Thomson, George Petrie, Gordon Pennykid and local WPCS Regional Organiser, Paul Wilson, were among 70 people from various faiths, non-faith and ethnic groups from West Lothian and the wider area, attending  a ...
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Our vital volunteers

In Volunteers' Week, we are sending a great big '‎Thank‬ you'! to our 100+ volunteers who make what we do do-able in such a ‪‎professional, caring‬ and ‪dedicated‬ way. Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland is proud a...
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Getting together

As always, it is refreshing and inspiring to catch up with our chaplaincy colleagues from across the country.At yesterday's team meeting in Dundee, we said farewell to long-serving chaplain Tony and 'hello' to 'new faces' David, Kristina, Liz and Bri...
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Raisins for mindfulness

No, that headline is not a misspelling of 'reasons' but you could be forgiven for wondering why raisins would be part of a workplace wellbeing seminar. However, some 12 people attending our recent 'Mindfulness' session in Edinburgh Park discovered ju...
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Emergency responders' wellbeing

When your job is to care for others in emergencies, it's important to look after yourself too. To find out where and when you can find out more about Staying Well & Supporting your Colleagues as an emergency responder, please click on the link b...
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WPCS news

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Our latest e-newsletter is out now and we hope you will enjoy reading further fascinating insights into the work of our chaplains.

Next month we bid farewell to long-serving and highly regarded Edinburgh chaplaincy team leader Rev Tony Bryer (pictured) as he retires in June. In this issue, he shares some of his views on chaplaincy and the Church and recalls how it began for him in Edinburgh. Tony thank you for all you continue to bring to the lives of your colleagues and those to whom you provide chaplaincy and we warmly wish you a long and very happy retirement.

To read the newsletter please click on the following link: Spring2016newsletterWPCS.pdf

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Plain sailing for Cate

    Our Glasgow chaplaincy team leader Cate Adams (pictured) had: "An amazing day," in bright sunshine on Friday, when she joined global business solutions company Percepta, on a day sail from James Watt Dock, Greenock, with ...
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Beyond perceptions

We recently co-hosted a Workers’ Memorial Day Lecture with Dundee City Council in honour of International Workers' Memorial Day. The city's Steeple Church was the venue for the talk - on Young People Shaping Policies and the Agenda - by Dr Rowen...
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