One of the best things about Canopy is the opportunity to learn, worship and pray together, to welcome God’s presence and listen for all He has in store for us. Our focus this year is on

Everyday Discipleship, inspired by Romans 12: 1-2

“Take your everyday, ordinary life – your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life – and place it before God as an offering” (The Message)


1 June 2024, Larbert High School

Joining together for worship, learning and fun for all ages.

We can’t wait to spend another brilliant day together, as friends and family from Baptist churches all around Scotland.

Book the date in your diaries, share in your church notices and spread the word as we join to worship, learn, connect, pray, create, have fun and listen to God!

We will learn together, with insights from our guest speakers, and worship led by Sam and Erin Hibbard and team.

We will also be sharing stories and testimonies of God transforming lives, to inspire and encourage each other, and to remind ourselves that we are part of God’s bigger story in Scotland!

At Canopy 2024 you will find a brilliant range of seminars to inspire, challenge and equip you!

During the afternoon there will be two seminar streams, each with multiple options to choose from. There will also be an opportunity to pray and connect with others.

Keep an eye here on the website and on our socials for more details about these in the coming weeks!


Drop off your primary age kids for our exciting programme, featuring fun, teaching, friendship, crafts, songs, games, inflatables and more…

  • Drop-off with our experienced Childrens Team during main sessions (10:30-12:30, and 3:30- 5)
  • Open to all primary age children


Join our enthusiastic and experienced Youth Team for fun, worship, prayer, discussion, teaching, giant inflatables, sports, creative space and more…!

For all high school age young people

  • s1- age 18
  • Youth are welcome to join the seminars


We are lining up another great selection of seminars for you to attend on the day!

Two seminar streams will be available in the afternoon.

Watch this space for more details, coming soon!


Hannah Montgomery

Hannah and her husband Tom co-lead Lighthouse Church in East Lothian. Passionate about growing disciples who make a tangible difference in the local community, Hannah loves equipping and encouraging people.

‘We believe that we best learn to follow Jesus together, in relationship with other people. Our vision is for multiple communities of disciples across East Lothian. In communities we eat together, pray together, read the bible together, and find accountability for sharing Jesus and making a difference.

She loves her two primary-aged kids, sea swimming, cooking up a roast and sticking her nose in a good book.


We are delighted that Hannah and Thomas will be our keynote speakers at Canopy 2024! Between them they bring a deep love of Jesus and a wealth of experience, knowledge and wisdom gained through their years of involvement in church leadership and serving.

Both Thomas and Hannah have a real passion for everyday discipleship, and will be sharing from their experience of leading and serving as disciples in their local ministries.

We can’t wait to learn with them and see what God is wanting to speak to us at Canopy Summer 2024!

Thomas Dean

Thomas is married to Claudia and they have a two year old Elijah and a bump that will have hatched by Canopy ’24.

They’ve been leading Stenhouse Baptist together since 2016 and really love it.

‘At Stenhouse we believe that church is about much more than just a Sunday service.

We’re involved in the local schools and the prison amongst other things. We believe that God’s love doesn’t just belong in the church building and we’re looking to make friends with everyone & anyone in Stenhouse.’

Thomas also loves being a volunteer prison chaplain and eats most things. 

Kang-San Tan

Kang-San Tan is General Director of BMS World Mission 

He is Chair of Global Baptist Mission Network of the Baptist World Alliance (2020-2025). Kang-San speak at mission conferences and church events regularly in five continents. Previously, he has also served as Head of Mission Studies at Redcliffe College and Director for Mission Research for OMF. He completed his doctoral studies in Missiology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, USA. He also holds a PhD in Theology of Religions from Aberdeen University.

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Jenny Walley

Jenny is a spiritual director and retreat facilitator with Novo Mission.. She received her MA in Spiritual Formation from Talbot Seminary in California.

For the last 15 years, Jenny has worked with Novo, helping ministers and lay people create space for God to enter into every part of their lives.

Her greatest achievement (still a work in progress) is being loved by her husband and raising her three young children, who teach her more about love (and her need for Jesus) than all of her past experience combined.

Andy Bannister

Andy will be hosting one of the seminars.

Andy is the Director of Solas and is a highly in-demand speaker, writer, and broadcaster. From universities to churches, cafes to pubs, schools to workplaces, Andy regularly addresses audiences of both Christians and those of all faiths and none on issues relating to faith, culture, politics and society. His latest book is How To Talk About Jesus Without Looking Like An Idiot. He also hosts two podcasts, PEP Talk and Pod of the Gaps and presents the Short Answers video series for Solas.

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Wee Pink Trailer

Providing quality, local coffee, a selection of snacks and baked goodies and some super friendly chat, don’t miss this wee caffeinated trailer of delights!

Milk & Honey Ice Cream Cart

Whether you’re a toasted coconut, strawberry shortcake or straight up vanilla, this Stirling-based cart of icey treats has got you covered!

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10OfThose Bookshop

Come and browse the book shop area, where you will find plenty of interesting reads relating to our Canopy themes this year!

*We are currently looking into creche options for under 5’s and will update the page as soon as  we can! If you have any questions please email here.

Travel/ Getting here

Getting Here

By train – Larbert High School is a 15-minute walk from the Larbert train station


By bus – 6/7/8 bus will drop you five minutes from the school

By car – Larbert, FK5 4AN


Parking – there is plenty of free parking surrounding the school

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Canopy is an event being organised by the Baptist Union of Scotland, in partnership with many of the local Scottish Baptist churches around our network. We are so grateful to our mighty volunteers and contributors who make this event possible!