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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

How people see us

We truly value the relationships we have with all the people we work with. If you would like to find out what they think of our organisation and our chaplains, then you can view their comments in the 'About Us' section of this website by clicking on ...
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Retail decline slows down

Retail sales in Scotland rose slightly last month after a disappointing April according to the latest figures. WPCS Trustee and Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium David Lonsdale (pictured) said: "These figures are a welcome improvement on Apr...
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Edinburgh milestone

Yesterday (Sunday, June 12) proved to be a landmark day for our Edinburgh chaplaincy team.Chaplains Barbara Graham and Anne Gray were commissioned at St John’s, Princes St, the Episcopal Church to which they both belong.Rector, Markus Duenzkofer, pre...
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'Volunteers are our lifeblood'

Continuing our Volunteers' Week theme this message from our CEO Rev Iain McFadzean (pictured) says it all: "Volunteers are the lifeblood of WPCS. It is the quality, commitment and faith of our volunteers, expressed in their sacrificial serv...
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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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