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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

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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Mindfulness seminar

A schedule change in our programme of Edinburgh Park Seminars means that the final session on 12th May this year will be on Mindfulness. Speaker will be Rebecca Curtis, Clinics Tutor in Psychology at Edinburgh University. Held in the Park's mana...
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Share your uphill struggles

A problem shared really can be a problem halved says East of Scotland Organiser Chic Lidstone in his latest 'Workplace Word': "A friend recently said when she carries her groceries back from the supermarket on her own it seems a very long way, but wh...
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