The Anglican Church Southern Queensland cares about the health and wellbeing of its clergy and staff and encourages all clergy and staff to nurture their own personal wellbeing.
Dimensions of wellbeing
Wellbeing is a multidimensional concept, requiring a multidimensional approach. The Parishes and Other Mission Agencies Commission (PMC) is developing curated wellbeing resources in a range of wellbeing areas. These areas (listed below) have been drawn from work undertaken in the Church of England in the area of clergy wellbeing.
Health & Energy
Relationship & Connection
Material & Financial Resources
Agency & Structures
Spirituality & Vocation
Anglican Church Southern Queensland clergy and staff (and members of their household)* have free access to Flourish – a wellbeing program provided by an external consultant (LifeWorks by Morneau Shepell).
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Is usage confidential?
Use of the Flourish service is completely confidential. The service provider does not release any invoices or reports that identify those who are using the service.
*Who's eligible to access Flourish?
- Licensed clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons)
- Retired Clergy (includes PTO)
- Stipendiary (paid) Lay Ministers
- Chaplains and Pastoral Carers (includes volunteer Chaplains / Pastoral Carers)
- Formation students
- Parish staff
- Diocesan staff
- Spouses and dependent family members living at the same residence of any of the above.
Accessing the LifeWorks app
Download the LifeWorks app to get confidential help and advice on a range of topics including stress, mindfulness, addiction, parenting, coping and resiliency, and relationships. Use the ‘Perks’ feature to access a range of exclusive discounts from shopping, dining, lifestyle and entertainment service providers and retailers.
Users can add up to five family members, allowing those family members to use the app.
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A unique code is required to sign up to the LifeWorks app. Users will receive their access code via email. To request an access code, please complete the form in this link.
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