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Embry, CEO of American Lubefast, reported             [Our Chaplaincy
that since he implemented the chaplaincy              Assistance Program]
program, his employee turnover rate and               is an employee
product shrinkage (losses due to theft)               assistance plan on
declined dramatically. He described the               steroids.
Chaplaincy EAP as “an employee assistance
plan on steroids.”23                                                                 Tim Embry
                                                                  CEO, American Lubefast
                                                   Winning the Battle & the War at Work
As a for-profit business WPCS is not in the
business seeking donations, rather we are          Today’s work climate of layoffs, downsizing,
present onsite to service the emotional and        workplace shootings and mergers can be seen
spiritual needs of employees. An employer-         as a battlefield for 21st-century employees. The
sponsored Chaplain Assistance Program              need to respond to the spiritual needs of
(CAP) does not discourage or eliminate the         employees and the frustrations that they take
need for someone to become involved in a           home has become just a small portion of the
local church. At first glance, it may appear       vague role that chaplains play. Following the
that chaplains are in a position to fill the role  military chaplain model, corporate chaplains
of a pastor. To some, this may lead them to        help companies and company employees win
discourage chaplaincy in the workplace             through the ministry of being present onsite
because they do not want to eliminate the          and being available to serve. Workplace
need that someone might have to develop a          Chaplain Services, LLC help your company to
relationship with a local pastor or                not only win the battle, but improve the
discourage involvement in a local church.          company’s bottom line through employee
Unfortunately, this is a common                    satisfaction and productivity to win the War!
misconception that misinterprets the role of
the chaplain. The reality is that effective
chaplains encourage those they serve to
become actively involved in a supportive
faith community. The role of the chaplain is
not to replace any of the resources currently
provided by the community or the local
churches, but rather, chaplains see their job
as one in which they can encourage those
they serve to connect with the resources
they need and establish a spiritual support
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