The Christmas story is where God meets the world of work and our economy; from the shepherds at work in the fields, to the Innkeeper and his staff, and even the officials there in Bethlehem to conduct the census on which taxes would be based, so much part of our economy now as then. As … Continue reading The Christmas story comes to our workplace
Article by Barbara Pugh, Workplace Chaplain in the Kidderminster Team My introduction to Workplace Chaplaincy was many years ago when my late husband worked at the local crematorium. He came into contact with many clergy, and one of them was the local Industrial Chaplain. Although my husband did not talk about his job when he … Continue reading A personal journey into workplace chaplaincy
There are many things that come to mind when a high-street “name” fails in the way Thomas Cook has done. But, in terms of the immediate impact, two things have struck me: Firstly, the brutal suddenness. I appreciate that the collapse was, “on the cards,” but it is still a shock when the final moment comes. Sarah … Continue reading A Reflection on the Thomas Cook Situation
What is it like working as a chaplain at the Livestock Market in Worcester? Read article by Canon Peter Lawrence who recently retired from his role as Chaplain to Worcester Livestock Market after many years of listening and sharing the concerns of the livestock farming community.
Service led by Chaplaincy for Agricultural & Rural Life - Worcestershire, CARL on 21st May 2019. A great evening being blessed and asking God to bless the land. Praying for our farmers as they face the challenges of seasons, competitive markets, Brexit and feeding a growing population. Thanks to for hosting Wildgoose Rural Training and … Continue reading CARL Rogation Service
Work Place Chaplains Commissioning Service at Pershore Baptist Church on 20th January 2019 Each year Churches Together in Pershore which is an ecumenical grouping of Pershore Abbey, Pershore Baptist Church, Pershore Roman Catholic Church and Pershore Community Church come together for their Annual Service of Christian Unity. This group of churches of all denominations have … Continue reading Commissioning of new Pershore Team
A new team of chaplains is developing in Pershore. The training is now in full swing and we are looking forward to visits to other chaplaincy context in the county. Faith at Work in Worcestershire Development Officer, Dick Johnson, is encouraged at the amount of interest and the involvement from a number of denominations in … Continue reading Pershore Training a great Success
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