Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
Rapid growth in the U.S.A., bold new moves into South Korea and China, and the first written history of the unique, ground-breaking organization, highlights the 30th year celebration of business trend setter Marketplace Chaplains, the largest and original American workplace chaplaincy organization.
The U.S. based organization, now serving in 46 states, 1,016 cities and 5 foreign countries and 1 commonwealth, will celebrate its 30 year anniversary September 11, by releasing the three decades written history of the organization with the new book, “Chaplain.”
Since 1984, beginning with a single company and one chaplain, Gil A. Stricklin, Marketplace Chaplains now has nearly 3,000 chaplains working in 3,354 service locations, spanning 35 different industry types, caring for more than 564,000 client company employees and their family members.
In approximately 10,950 days since its founding, thousands of chaplains have provided hundreds of services in thousands of locations to uncounted happy or hurting employees across vast economic spectrums, races and religions.
“It’s constantly amazing to me and our entire Team, how hundreds of business leaders in the marketplace are increasingly more concerned about their top line—workers and their families—than their bottom line—profit and dividends,” said Gil A. Stricklin, Sr., Founder, Chairman and CEO of Marketplace Ministries Inc., the parent organization for five organizational subsidiaries.
“We are certainly proud to be their long-serving continuous client and appreciate the decades of employee help this unique benefit has provided to our employees and their family members,” added North Dallas Bank Chairman and CEO Mike Shipman.
Along with Marketplace Chaplains, the other subsidiaries include Railroad Chaplains, Marketplace Chaplains International, Senior Living Chaplains, and the Marketplace Ministri
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