Birchwood Business Park
Situated in the heart of Birchwood's thriving business community, the Birchwood Business Chaplaincy works with individuals and companies to provide a listening ear and support to people of all faiths or none.
The Chaplaincy team at Birchwood also provided support to the Hillsborough Inquests which were held at Birchwood Park and concluded in April 2016. Chaplains were available throughout the Inquests to meet with those attending in an informal setting and offer support during the difficult and lengthy process.
We also offer opportunities to explore your faith and spirituality.
In the Quiet Room you will find a unique way to pray - a colourful Prayer room. Its an opportunity to offload the concerns and difficulties woven into our lives and know that God listens and God cares.
If you want to find out more about how chaplains can help your business, or if you would like to talk to a chaplain then please do get in touch.
The Hillsborough Inquests
The Hillsborough Disaster was a human crush at Hillsborough Football Stadium in Sheffield on the 15th April 1989. Resulting in the death of 96 people and injuring 766 more, it remains the worst disaster in British sporting history. On 31st March 2014 new Inquests began in Birchwood Park into the disaster and the response of both the emergency services and the fans present. MitE Chaplains have been present throughout the court sittings which became the longest Inquest in British Legal History. The Chaplains offered quiet support to those attending court, most notably to the families of the victims, some of whom they got to know well. Now that the Inquests have concluded, the Chaplains have shared their experiences in a report which can be read HERE.
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