Archives: #innovations

Carols by Torchlight in Newton Mearns!

Carols by Torchlight in Newton Mearns!

Carols by Candlelight would normally be a highlight during Advent for many people within in our community and church family but like many things in 2020 it just was not possible to have such an event within in our building. Rather than being discouraged we felt enlivened to create something new and different that everyone could participate in outside of the building and so Carols by Torchlight began to take shape.

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Kidzone in the Garden

Kidzone in the Garden

Our children’s group at church is normally called Kidzone, but we are now ‘Kidzone in the Garden’ and have been operating entirely outdoors in our church grounds since Sunday August 16th. We originally decided on this because, as we all know, it is safer to meet people outdoors, but now, even as winter approaches, our children and parents do not want to come indoors anymore! Why?

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Fuelling Creativity for God’s Glory

Fuelling Creativity for God’s Glory

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...

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Lockdown Blessings

Lockdown Blessings

Lockdown Blessings   By Simon Dennis, Minister of Sheddocksley Baptist Church Like everyone in the UK, the 23rd of March brought a sudden closure of everything familiar, including our newly renovated church building. We quickly discovered that His ways are always...

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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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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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Springing into action in Stenhouse!

Springing into action in Stenhouse!

Springing into action in Stenhouse! By Thomas Dean, Minister of Stenhouse BC Lockdown for us initially meant springing into action to get alongside people locally who've found themselves vulnerable through shielding, poverty or challenges at home. We've been really...

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All under one Canopy!

All under one Canopy!

All under one Canopy! We are pleased to invite you and your church to join in with Canopy on 23-25 October. Canopy is a new online gathering for all Scottish Baptist Churches. Over the weekend we will pray together, listen to God’s word, hear inspirational speakers,...

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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.