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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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Scottish Baptist College – Adjusting and Adapting

Scottish Baptist College – Adjusting and Adapting

Scottish Baptist College – Adjusting and Adapting By Graham Meiklejohn When you begin to tell the story of 2020, where do you start? Much has happened already in the first half of the year. Along with many others, the Scottish Baptist College found itself quickly...

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Yearning for Hope – Stories of Transformation

Yearning for Hope – Stories of Transformation

Yearning for Hope – Stories of Transformation Shaun gave his life to Jesus and was baptised in 2019 at Central Church, Edinburgh. Here he shares the hope he now has through knowing Jesus even in the midst of uncertain and unsettling times. ‘Today I described my life...

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Mental Health and Covid-19

Mental Health and Covid-19

Mental Health and Covid-19 Marion Carson is currently a Part-Time Chaplain working with Glasgow City Mission. We recently asked her to reflect on mental health during Covid-19 at one of our Prayer Livestream events on Sunday nights and this is what Marion shared with...

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Rest & Restore in Cathcart

Rest & Restore in Cathcart

Rest & Restore in Cathcart By Karen Gurling, Cathcart BC Just towards the end of 2019, conversations arose within Cathcart Baptist Church around the possibility of opening up the church each week - to be a place for people to come and find a quiet space, a time of...

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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.