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Canopy 2020 Speakers Revealed!

Canopy 2020 Speakers Revealed!

Canopy 2020 Speakers Revealed! Excitement is building as we continue to prepare for Canopy 2020. The programme is coming together and the time has come...we can now reveal some of our speakers and invited contributors! These are only some of our speakers and more...

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High Blantyre Baptist Re-opens after Lockdown

High Blantyre Baptist Re-opens after Lockdown

High Blantyre Baptist Re-opens after Lockdown By Steve Younger, Minister at High Blantyre BC High Blantyre Baptist Church re-opened for a physical Sunday service on 19th July and has met each Sunday since then, with our Sunday Club also meeting at the same time. The...

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Reimagining Church as Family

Reimagining Church as Family

Reimagining Church as Family By Caz McCrone, Pastor: Youth, Young Adults and Integration at Queen’s Park BC Over the years, I have seen and experienced, the benefits of age targeted ministries. My current role is mainly focused on youth and young adults and I continue...

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A Roadmap to Reconciliation

A Roadmap to Reconciliation

Following Jesus is a roadmap to reconciliation. We know that God ‘was reconciling the world to himself in Christ’ (2 Cor 5.19). And those who are reconciled by the cross become part of a ‘new humanity’ (Eph 2.15) where old hostilities are put to death.Last Sunday’s National Prayer Livestream** was a…

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Experiencing Faith

Experiencing Faith

Experiencing Faith, a newly published book by Jim Purves, is now available on our website. Jim takes a fresh look at the life of discipleship through the lens of three guiding principles: Recall, Renounce and Refuel. Listen in to Jim talking with Martin Hodson about...

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Together under the Canopy

Together under the Canopy

Together under the Canopy As we look forward to Canopy on 23-25 October, we hope that everyone who can will link up with friends to watch and share in the programme together – subject to whatever lockdown restrictions remain then. We won’t all be in the same room for...

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No Assembly in 2020 – but something new

No Assembly in 2020 – but something new

No Assembly in 2020 – but something new Due to the uncertainties around lockdown arrangements, it has not been possible to plan for our usual Assembly this year. Instead we are holding an innovative online event called Canopy. The Trustee Board have agreed that the...

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Why Canopy?

Why Canopy?

Why Canopy? Our new online national gathering for Scottish Baptist churches is taking place on 23-25 October. People have been asking, Where does the name Canopy come from? At its simplest, a canopy creates a welcoming space where people can meet together. But there...

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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.