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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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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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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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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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Thriving through change

We are jointly hosting a free lunchtime talk with business matters and OASIS in Edinburgh this month which promises to be both enlightening and though-provoking. We all experience change in one way or another and this talk by Ruth Walker of Torquoise...
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Daring greatly...

Thanks to East of Scotland Organiser Chic Lidstone (pictured) for sharing this inspiring 'Workplace Word': Derek Redmond was in good form by the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He was the fastest in the first round and he won the quarter-final. But in the s...
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Chaplain's Davis Cup treat

Chaplains are usually ready to chat over a cup of either tea or coffee with the people they meet, but for Rev Jack Quinn, our Regional Organiser for the West of Scotland and a keen tennis fan, there was time for a cup of a very different kind wh...
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Helpline launched

WPCS took part in an enlightening and very positive day with RSABI and‪ ‎Farming Community Network‬ at the ‪‎Rural‬ Centre in ‪Ingleston, ‎Edinburgh‬ recently.Nina Clancy of RSABI - The Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevo...
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