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BUS launches new website

BUS launches new website

On 29 June BUS launched this new website. It now has a cleaner look and you should find it easier and more intuitive to navigate. There is a wealth of news and resources on the website and we will be adding much more in the weeks ahead. This is part of a wider brand...

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New BUS Logo

New BUS Logo

From 29 June you will see the new BUS logo bringing a freshness to our communications. The logo retains the gold and blue colours of our previous logo but has a simpler and cleaner shape. The meanings it suggests will vary from person to person, but what has mattered...

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BUS refocuses social media

BUS refocuses social media

From 28 June the focus on our social media will be sharpened up. Each of the platforms we use will have a different emphasis, though there will continue to be overlap on important matters. Facebook will continue to be the main platform where we post news and prayer...

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Small Beginnings

Small Beginnings

By Ali Laing, Next Generation Development Coordinator In July 1994 a businessman decided to make a radical change. Whilst safe in a well laid and influential job he began to observe the Dotcom boom. Web-based businesses were springing up literally changing the way...

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Spring 2020 Council Digest

Spring 2020 Council Digest

Held in Perth only three weeks before the UK Coronavirus lockdown, this Council was a very well attended event which facilitated wide ranging discussion over many topics currently before our Union. It was also the first occasion on which our Council was fully...

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Disciples making disciples in Dennistoun

Disciples making disciples in Dennistoun

By Mark Morris, Minister at Dennistoun Bapstist We started as a church replant at the end of 2015 believing that God had not given up on this wee church in the East End of Glasgow. The church was an elderly congregation of 7 members and in need of much support and...

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How is God leading us?

How is God leading us?

By Martin Hodson A sentence in Joshua 3 has been going round in my mind: Then you will know which way to go, since you have never been this way before. (Joshua 3:4) The second phrase resonates with our experience of living in the present crisis. We want to be God’s...

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Resources

On these pages you will find information, advice and support for church leaders. This includes guidance on ministry, mission, training, safeguarding, financial and legal compliance.

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.