At its worst 2020 has been a nightmare. Often it has not been that bad – it has just been downright frustrating. And every now and then it has felt like an adventure.
I am increasingly becoming aware of the anxiety that is being felt by our younger people that has seemingly increased over the last 8 months or so. Many young people have struggled to balance life, work, play and faith in the midst of social distancing, partial lockdowns and complicated Covid regs at their schools.
Working and supporting doctors and nurses on the coalface at the beginning of the pandemic was incredibly inspirational. They talked about compassion, care, dignity in tones that stirred the heart and made you feel proud and privileged to share that space with them. They had resolved to be everything they needed to be to get through the day and they displayed no outward sign of fear or hesitation and during those first months, for that moment in time, they were one.
This Christmas, Calderwood, East Mains, and Westwood Baptist Churches are partnering together once again with other local churches in East Kilbride to provide hope and help to individuals and families in their community.
‘There is hope this Christmas’ is our Christmas Hamper Appeal, which provides everything that an individual or family requires for Christmas dinner.
Stonehaven BC - Give thanks for the church now meeting in person again (with all the Covid-safe measures in place). Pray that despite facemasks and restrictions there will be a sense of fellowship,community and worship of God.
Coronavirus Scottish Local Protection Levels On Monday 2nd November 2020, Scotland went into a five-level system of Coronavirus restrictions. The following link takes you to the Scottish Government website where you will find more detailed information regarding the...
The AGM for the Baptist Union of Scotland Ltd. will be held on the evening of Tuesday 8th December at 7pm via zoom. You can view the calling notice here: https://scottishbaptist.com/download/notice-of-agm-for-baptist-union-of-scotland-ltd/
Fuelling Creativity for God’s Glory If you attended Canopy recently, then you will have seen video animations and visual media created by a team called Hopefuelled Design. Many of the design team are from around our network of Baptist churches, so we recently caught...