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Hospice Chaplaincy During Covid

Hospice Chaplaincy During Covid

Hospice Chaplaincy During Covid By Stuart Murdoch As part of our series of posts highlighting the work of our Baptist Chaplains, we caught up with Stuart Murdoch, Chaplain at Strathcarron Hospice in Denny. This last year has been difficult for everyone. The impact...

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‘Mornings of Grace’ at Leith Baptist Church

‘Mornings of Grace’ at Leith Baptist Church

‘Mornings of Grace’ at Leith Baptist Church By Brian Windram, Church Elder One of the great blessings of this unexpected season has been ‘Mornings of Grace’.  We started this group, which meets between 8.00am-8.30am each weekday morning on zoom, in April 2020....

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Dumfries Baptist used as Vaccination Centre!

Dumfries Baptist used as Vaccination Centre!

Dumfries Baptist used as Vaccination Centre! By Alistair Purss, Lead Pastor, Dumfries Baptist Church We were delighted when our neighbours from the Gillbrae Medical Centre approached us about the possibility of using our Sports Hall as a Vaccination Centre. We...

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Milestones

Milestones

Milestones By Jenny Wilson, Connect Editor I had a milestone birthday recently, yes that’s right…21 again! It got me thinking about milestones, significant points on our journeys whether literal or metaphorical. As someone who grew up in Ayrshire, it makes me think of...

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21 February 2021

21 February 2021

Buckhaven BC - We give thanks to God that from lockdown (March 2020) we have been able to continue our food bag support for local families and individuals; we’ve also been blessed to refurbish the kitchen for our Friday Café reopening post-lockdown. Pray for the...

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Innovation

Innovation

If you haven’t heard me speak about innovation in the last year then you probably haven’t heard me speak. I know I’ve been going on about it. That’s because I’m convinced it is a deeply important word for churches seeking to follow Jesus faithfully in these changing times (along with transformations and generations, which you may also have heard me mention)…

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Innovation Collectives – A Space for Affirmation and Exploration

Innovation Collectives – A Space for Affirmation and Exploration

Based on the model of action learning sets used at the pre-accredited conference, I’ll be honest and say I wasn’t sure what it would be like. Any time I undertook an exercise like this, I usually spent more of my time trying to think up what I might share rather than engaging well in the exercise. I quickly realised this was different though.

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Prayer

Prayer is at the heart of our Union. The prayer calendar is a framework to help individuals or congregations pray for all our churches throughout the year.  Every Sunday evening several hundred people from our churches across Scotland join in our National Prayer Livestream.