Ploughing on regardless? Notice and be curious

As you get into your stride for 2020, how broad and deep is your vision? What are the headlines, as you turn into the new year at work? How far are you simply ploughing on with the things which are demanded of you, driven by diary commitments and the action list? How far are you seeing the year...

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Leading from the Centre

Truly transformative leadership arises from a depth a self-awareness, embodies a rare combination of humility and focussed resolve, and is characteristically collaborative and other-centered.  At our October lunchtime Meditation session, Chris Whittington explored the radical expression of...

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Dealing with Conflict and Challenge

How do we deal with conflict and challenge at work and beyond? In the week in September when the Brexit debate was acknowledged as “toxic” by the Speaker of the House of Commons, our combined City Women / City Men lunch engaged with the tough subject of conflict and challenge.  Thank you to...

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Establishing Peace in Ourselves

In the midst of the many demands and challenges of work and life, how do we find the peace that Jesus promises in John 14:27:  “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid”?  Chris Whittington’s recent lunchtime meditation session...

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Hope For Birmingham in a Changing World

The Birmingham Prayer Breakfast 2019 The 14th Annual Birmingham Prayer Breakfast was held at the ICC on 2nd April, and hosted Rev Malcolm Duncan from Dundonald Church in Northern Ireland. He spoke on Hope. Hope for our city and for our nation. Listen to him on Soundcloud below or watch it on...

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Seeing Clearly – Acting with Compassion

Chris Whittington has recently led a lunchtime session for ChaplaincyPlus introducing Christian Meditation, “Seeing Clearly – Acting with Compassion”.  Chris was introduced to meditation in the Christian tradition at 19 when living at the Benedictine Monastery of Prinknash Abbey, spent a...

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Carols For The Business Community 2018

On the 12thof December, ChaplaincyPlus hosted two Carols for the Business Community services at St Philip’s Cathedral in central Birmingham. These services occur every year and are popular. Whether, it was the bright, joyful lunch time service or the atmospheric evening one, people enjoyed...

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‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly

Following the evening Carols for the Business Community service on 12/12/18, we had a social for those linked to CityLights and Onebodybrum. This was going to be going to a pub or bar for some festive drinks, but when faced with how busy everywhere was in the build-up to Christmas, we decided to...

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