Archives: #transformations

Project Pants

Project Pants

Project Pants By Andy Harding, Executive Pastor, Central Church, Edinburgh As a church, we have felt that this season has been as hard as it has been challenging. We have tried to ensure we mature in our faith but also share the good news and prioritise those who are...

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Centre Stage

Centre Stage

Centre Stage By Martin Hodson, BUS General Director This last year God has helped me see how prone I am to putting myself centre-stage. A few other people have told me they have been on the same journey. We’ve been telling the story of the last 12 months in terms of...

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Innovation

Innovation

If you haven’t heard me speak about innovation in the last year then you probably haven’t heard me speak. I know I’ve been going on about it. That’s because I’m convinced it is a deeply important word for churches seeking to follow Jesus faithfully in these changing times (along with transformations and generations, which you may also have heard me mention)…

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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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Advent(ure)

Advent(ure)

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.

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Christmas Hampers – ‘There is hope this Christmas’

Christmas Hampers – ‘There is hope this Christmas’

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.

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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.