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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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What is Prison Chaplaincy?

What is Prison Chaplaincy?

What is Prison Chaplaincy? As we continue our series looking at different forms of Chaplaincy, Graham Bell, Chaplain at HMP Glen Ochil and minister of St. Ninians Community Church in Stirling provides some insight into the role of the prison chaplain. Scotland...

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All Change at BUS – Saying Farewell

All Change at BUS – Saying Farewell

All Change at BUS – Saying Farewell By Jenny Wilson, Connect Editor It’s all change at BUS just now. At the end of August, we said farewell to three of our colleagues who have served with us for a number of years. Jim Purves, Peter Dick and Lynn Scott have all stepped...

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Fruitful in a New Season

Fruitful in a New Season

Fruitful in a New Season By Martin Hodson, BUS General Director Last year we were wondering what the ‘new normal’ would be. It’s more common now to hear people talking about the ‘new different’. The experience of ‘normal’ still feels a long way off, but some...

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Canopy 2021 – Registration Now Open!

Canopy 2021 – Registration Now Open!

Canopy 2021 - Registration Now Open! To register for your FREE tickets for Canopy 2021 click the link below to take you to the Canopy page on our website where you will find more information and how to register....

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Canopy 2021 – Joining Together Locally!

Canopy 2021 – Joining Together Locally!

I recently heard of the local hub gatherings for the Magnitude festival just a couple of weeks ago and how the young people met to worship and pray together, watch the teaching videos and discuss what they had been participating in. What a great idea – a national gathering but with localised hubs of people coming together!

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Empowering Change Fund Grants

Empowering Change Fund Grants

Baptist Buildings CIO usually provide loans for churches to renovate and upgrade their buildings or purchase new buildings. However, they do also award grants for certain church projects too including improving disabled access and upgrade work to tired church kitchens. We thought we would pass on this information to our churches – could your church benefit from one of these grants? Please contact Baptist Buildings directly for further information.

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