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Revd Amy Wearing visiting town centre shops Upton is a small town on the banks on the River Severn with a close community. In a normal year, it hosts several large music festivals with a substantial influx of visitors. Due to the unfortunate frequency of major river flooding and the disruption that brings, Upton is … Continue reading Adopt a Shop in Upton upon Severn
Please see training video for details of how chaplains may safely return to face to face chaplaincy with visits to workplaces. Please be aware of the latest Government Advice requiring face coverings to be worn in all retail outlets. https://vimeo.com/438467660 You can play video from here and are able to choose to display video on … Continue reading Resuming chaplaincy safely – training video
When all that we have come to rely on, including ourselves, proves fragile; where do we turn for reassurance?
https://www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/business/tax,-funding-finance/covid-19-help-for-businesses-and-self-employed.aspx https://www.malvernhills.gov.uk/business-support-and-jobs/advice-and-support https://www.redditchbc.gov.uk/business/tax,-funding,-finance/covid-19-help-for-business-and-self-employed.aspx https://www.worcester.gov.uk/coronavirus https://www.wychavon.gov.uk/community-and-living/coronavirus-covid-19-update#business https://www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/business-and-work/business-support-and-advice/small-business-support-from-government-in-response-to-covid-19.aspx http://www.nwedr.org.uk/ https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-support/ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19
During this time of crisis, it is vital that our workplaces are aware that we are thinking of them, we are praying for them, and that we are there for them. Our chaplains are available by email or by phone, since we are no longer able to make personal visits. A postcard giving this information, … Continue reading Operation keeping in touch…
Faith at Work in Worcestershire (FWW) began the year with three key aims: to continue to support the mission of the church in the economy of the county through workplace chaplaincy; to help people better connect their faith and their work; and to encourage debate on the changing nature of work and the economy, offering … Continue reading Annual Review of 2019
On the 8th February 2020, FWW sponsored a training morning run by the Vulnerability and Exploitation Team of West Mercia Police. The event was well attended with people coming from various churches, the Mothers' Union, the Soroptimists and others interested in this important topic. The morning covered a wide range of connected subjects which can … Continue reading Labour Exploitation & Modern Day Slavery
Article by Malcolm Wilkes, Workplace Chaplain in the Redditch Town Centre Team Why I feel called to be a Chaplain? I was not so much called but coaxed by Dick, Faith at Work in Worcestershire, Development Officer. He drew my attention to his training flyer on the table near the church door and it developed … Continue reading Why I feel called to be a Chaplain?
Saturday 8th February 2020, 10am – 1.00pm at The Ark, Alvechurch, nr Redditch A morning sponsored by Faith at Work in Worcestershire, to raise awareness of the current issue of modern slavery and human trafficking. About this Event Modern slavery and exploitation is found throughout our economy, including in rural areas. This event will be … Continue reading Labour Exploitation & Modern Day Slavery Awareness Morning