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Chaplaincy at The Centre

THIS picture says it all! WPCS chaplain to The Centre, in Livingston, Jean Thomson (pictured, second row, centre) was happy to help celebrate a recent ‘Awards Night’ at the busy shopping complex. The picture features in this week’s edition of the Wes...
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Celebrate in Edinburgh

We’re excited about our upcoming ‘Celebration’ get together in St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PA on Wednesday 1st October 2014. Last year’s event, in Adelaide Baptist Church in Glasgow, was inspirational a...
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Unseen cost of slow growth in Scottish Economy

WPCS National Director Iain McFadzean has responded to this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-22016900, saying: “The unseen cost of slow growth in the Scottish economy is the oppressive aura of uncertainty in the workplace, e...
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Workforce Support

Want to know why it's vital that WPCS keeps on supporting people in the workplace? Read this chaplain's account of an introductory visit to one outlet of a large national retailer in a busy city: "The manager was very welcoming, paused, took off hi...
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How a chaplain helped Emma

FEEDBACK on the work we do as chaplains is always welcome. Here Emma, a retail assistant in a department store shares her experience of talking to a chaplain in her workplace. (Names, job description and other details have been changed for reasons of...
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Article of faith

Thought-provoking words from the Most Rev David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, writing for The Herald newspaper: http://bit.ly/1fM2ERR

New chapter

Chief Executive Iain McFadzean Congratulations to Rev Iain McFadzean (pictured) on becoming WPCS’ first Chief Executive. Iain’s change of designation from National Director was announced by Rev Jan Adamson, Chair of WPCS’ Board of Trustees. In a ...
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Talk of the town(s)

WPCS attended Friday’s: ‘Regeneration 2014: breathing new life into Scotland’s town centres’ conference at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh and picked up some interesting points, especially later in the programme. Speakers for the four sessions ranged ...
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My week with WPCS

Edinburgh University student Graeme Allan reflects on a week in the company of WPCS Edinburgh West chaplain, Grant MacLaughlan who is attached to Corstorphine Old Parish Church. “During the second term at Edinburgh University we have what is called a...
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Zero hours contracts

General Secretary of the STUC and WPCS Trustee Grahame Smith (pictured) on zero hours contracts in Scotland: http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-27001024 WPCS Chief Executive Rev Iain McFadzean said in response: “Zero hour contracts fail the value te...
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