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All Change at BUS- saying Hello!

All Change at BUS- saying Hello!

All Change at BUS- saying Hello! In our last Connect we said a fond farewell to 3 of our team, and now this month we are excited to say hello to some new faces! Our new National Team has grown as we welcome Glenn, Lisa, Lyndsay, Andrew and Brian, so do give them a...

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It’s good to talk!

It’s good to talk!

It’s good to talk! By Jenny Wilson and Lyndsay Cameron-Ross Those of us of a certain vintage will remember the TV adverts from the mid-90s for a telecommunications company with actor Bob Hoskins saying ‘It’s good to talk!’ And so it is! I am sure in this last season,...

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Finding a Home in Jesus

Finding a Home in Jesus

Finding a Home in Jesus By Rev Charles Maasz BSc Hons BD Hons, CEO Glasgow City Mission Some will have noticed that I have rather embarrassingly written a load of incidental prefix and postfixes along with my name and job title. I have never done that before and I may...

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5 Simple Steps To Sustainability: For Churches

5 Simple Steps To Sustainability: For Churches

5 Simple Steps To Sustainability: For Churches By Dave Lazonby, Assistant Pastor at Newton Mearns Baptist Church Sometimes the climate crisis makes me want to go “off grid”. It seems like the only sustainable option is a hermit-like existence where I forage for...

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Council Digest – September 2021

Council Digest – September 2021

Council Digest - September 2021 Council met in early September. Our meeting was once again over zoom but nevertheless, we had a time of warm fellowship as we gathered at what turned out to be a significant moment for our Union. In many ways this meeting proved to be a...

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Only Four Weeks to Canopy!

Only Four Weeks to Canopy!

Only Four Weeks to Canopy! It's now only four weeks to Canopy and we are working on finalising everything ready for launch on Friday 1 October! We have a number of contributors and I thought I would highlight a few of them to you just now: Ruth Valerio will be...

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Homelessness in Scotland

Homelessness in Scotland

Homelessness in Scotland The 10th of October is World Homelessness Day and we thought we would invite Charles Maasz, CEO of Glasgow City Mission and Baptist Chaplain, to reflect on homelessness, it's causes and what individuals and churches can do to help people in...

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