Hope Youth Corps say goodbye to Glasgow


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Over the last couple of weeks, the Hope Youth Corps has been serving different communities around Glasgow.  Young people from as far away as Denmark, Sweden and USA came together with others from England and Scotland to spend two weeks together in Glasgow to help serve communities in need.  They have achieved much in the short time they were in Glasgow.  On the southside of Glasgow, they helped clean up a public park and in the north of Glasgow they joined the Love Milton project for a week.

Love Milton is a community charity set up to improve an area of north west Glasgow which was savaged by drug abuse in the 1980s.  In recent WP_20160623_14_36_18_Proyears, the area has improved a great deal, but the long term effects of the recent past are still felt.  The Hope Youth Corps helped the Love Milton volunteers make a difference across different parts of Milton.  The Love Milton team were very grateful to have the Hope Youth Corps help them for a few days and celebrated all that had been achieved on the last day with pizza cooked in their outdoor pizza oven.

As well as serving the community, the Hope Youth Corps was also involved in out reach with the Glasgow Church of Christ and hosted a couple of Bible discussions in cafes along Byres Road in the West End of Glasgow.  A big part Hope Youth Corps is building relationships and they really excelled in this area.  Strong relationships were forged with the workers and volunteers of Love Milton, the members and families of the Glasgow Church of Christ and most importantly with each other, most of whom didn’t know each other until they got off the plane in Glasgow.

The group also spent a weekend in Edinburgh, visiting the Edinburgh International Church of Christ.  Stay in the homes of the families there and leading the worship at their Sunday church service.

The Group were lead by Andy and Tammy Fleming (Birmingham) and supported by Paolo and Cara Ugolini (Glasgow), Jack Legon (London) and Naomi Rowden (Birmingham).

Serving with LoveMilton also taught the HYC participants about building roots in a community and making an impact from seasoned community workers in Glasgow.  The participants were also deeply moved by the warmth, generosity and openness of all the people they met throughout Scotland along the way.  It was a “give-and-get” experience, and everyone involved certainly felt like they got something special from the time, even as they sought to give.

They came to change the world and in a small way, that is exactly what they did.  They helped change the southside and Milton in Glasgow by their serving.  They encouraged and built relationships with local volunteers.  They built relationships with the members of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Churches of Christ, inspiring their families, teens and pre-teens and most importantly built lifetime long relationships and memories with each other.

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Helping out at Love Milton

The time in Scotland was such a eye opening for me thank you Glasgow for us a lovely welcome and just loving and hosting us. I love you guys God be with you! Thank you Glasgow!

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Working in the Milton Orchard

Our time in Glasgow was not only made beautiful by the amazing city that hosted us, but also by the amazing church that inspired me. Their love for God is incredibly admirable and has stirred up my faith for the kingdom! Thank you Glasgow!

Enjoying Love Milton

Enjoying Love Milton

Was EPIC, Inspiring, truly awesome. Once in a life time experience. Unforgettable time!

Visit to Loch Lomond

Visit to Loch Lomond

Proverbs 11:25

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.

Hope Youth Corps

Hope Youth Corps

Hebrews 13:16

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

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Marriage and Parenting Workshop

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June 4th 1pm – 5pm

Ruchill Parish Church

Presented by Corey and Angela Stuck

Based on the book You and Me Forever by Francis Chan

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GlasGROW in 2016

Last weekend we kicked off our church theme for the 2016 of GlasGROW.  We hope to see our church grow spiritually and getting closer to God and also see numeric growth in terms of our fellowship growing in size.

We are looking forward to seeing what God is going to do in the year ahead.  We are excited to be have Paolo and Cara Ugolini now settled in Glasgow after morning from the Washington DC area of the United States last year.

This weekend was a time of encouragement for the church.  We had Mulligan and Jo Price (who originally planted the church in 2001) from Belfast joining us for the weekend.  They joined us for our church banquet and Mulligan also served the church by preaching on Sunday afternoon.  During our time of fellowship the following video of photos and video greetings was shown to the church.

 

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Brothers in Christ

Paul and Francis Ibe

Paul and Francis Ibe

Today was a very special day for the Glasgow Church of Christ.  In a chilly Loch Lomond, surrounded by snow peaked mountains, Paul Ibe was baptised into Christ.  Paul is the brother of Francis, another member of the Glasgow Church of Christ.  Paul and Francis are now both physical and spiritual brothers, together encouraging and spurring one another on to a live in Christ.

In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents. – Luke 15:10

William baptising Paul in Loch Lomond

William baptising Paul in Loch Lomond

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Third Paul-Okoh Family Member Baptised

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In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.

On the 2nd November 2014, Isaac Paul-Okoh became the third family member to get baptised. Isaac, who soon turns 17 years old, moved from Nigeria to Glasgow around six years ago.  In this time he has matured as a teenager with a great love for God and love for others.  It is incredible seeing family bonds strengthen through being bonded together with the love of Christ.

The church celebrated with Isaac with joyful song, prayers and sharing pizza together.

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New Church Website

New Glasgow Website

New Glasgow Website

The Glasgow Church of Christ has launched its new website.  The new website has a more contemporary look and feel and has easier navigation for both visitors and members alike.  It is the third deployment of the “ICOC Web App Platform” (following the previous deployments for the London International Church of Christ – http://www.thelondonchurch.org and the Birmingham International Church of Christ – http://www.birminghamchurch.org.uk ).

Other benefits include: improved content management, making the site easier to be updated;  Use of current web technologies, making it fully operational on more browsers; improved SEO, enabling the site to rise higher in the search engine rankings.

The previous Glasgow Church of Christ website is still accessible at http://www.glasgowchurch.org.uk/OldHome.asp:

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Trained Ministry Couple wanted to work with the Glasgow Church of Christ

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The Glasgow Church of Christ is looking for a trained ministry couple to lead the church and equip the disciples for works of services.

About the Church

We are a church of 18 disciples (a mixture of marrieds, singles and students) with eight children.  On a typical Sunday we generally have between 4 and 8 visitors attending our worship service. The church has been in Glasgow for ten years and good connections with other churches around the UK and we regularly meet up with the Edinburgh church for joint services.  London is only 4 ½ hours away by train.  The church was planted in 2001.

About Glasgow

Glasgow itself is a wonderful city.  It is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the whole of the UK.  It has a population of around 650,000 people with a population of around 2,000,000 in the Greater Glasgow metropolitan area.  Half of the population of Scotland lives within an hour of the city.  It was once a major industrial city (at one point producing 80% of the world’s ships), but it went through a heavy decline in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s.  Since then it has reinvented itself as a centre of business and commerce.  

Glasgow is also well placed for visiting the amazing Scottish highlands, with Loch Lomond (the gateway to the Scottish Highlands) a mere 30 minutes from the city.

 

The people of Glasgow are known for their friendliness which is mixed with raw honesty, Glaswegians do not hold back from saying what they think.  Famous Glaswegians include Billy Connolly (Actor/Comedian), Sir Alex Ferguson (ex-manager of Manchester United FC) and Lord Kelvin (Scientist after whom the Kelvin temperature scale was named after), plus numerous pop groups.

This summer, Glasgow becomes the host city of the Commonwealth Games (a mini Olympics for the member countries of the British Commonwealth) – http://www.glasgow2014.com/

Within the city itself there are three universities (Glasgow, Strathclyde and Caledonian) and the world renowned Glasgow School of Art, with another university in the Greater Glasgow area (over 82,000 students in total).  Glasgow University is the fourth oldest in the English speaking world and one of Scotland’s few ancient universities.  Glasgow University is a member of the elite Russell group of universities in the UK.  William Barclay, the New Testament commentator was professor of NT Studies at Glasgow University.  Alexander Campbell realised that people had to repent and be baptised for the forgiveness of sins while he was a student at Glasgow University.  The first Church of Christ meetings took place in Glasgow.

About the Role

We are looking for a couple who have ministry experience and are looking to help build the church in the one of the largest cities of the UK.  The role will include:

  • Combining past experience together with present faith
  • Leading through the local leadership team
  • Regular ministry discipleship times with the Flemings in Birmingham via Skype and in person
  • Organising and planning a variety of church events
  • Being a visionary and leading the church towards the vision
  • Training the leadership team and other members of the church in the areas of leadership and public speaking
  • The role will be financially supported by the UK missions fund, but we would expect whoever fulfils the roles to help the church become self-supporting financially

For more information, please contact either William Smith (whsmith2000@hotmail.com) or Adam Birr (abirr@hotmail.com)

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John Oakes talks about “What is Truth?”

On Friday evening,  Dr. John Oakes PhD continued his UK tour and came to Edinburgh to talk on “What is Truth?”

His talk was a comparison of some of the major philosophies and religions of the world and how Christianity matched up to them.  John spoke primarily about naturalism/materialism and post-modernism, with some discussion about eastern religions and Islam.  It was a presentation which convincingly, accurately and systematically broke down and robustly rebuffed most of the common atheistic arguments against God and showed how they fail to offer real truth.

The full video and slides are below:

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Making History in Glasgow

Over the past two weeks, four ministry interns have been helping the Glasgow Church of Christ.  Nikhil Pattni, Edmund Pascual, Whitney Velez and Madeleine Martin took a month away from there “History Makers” ministry internship in Seattle to spend time to help out in churches in the UK.  They spent two weeks in Glasgow talking to students and non-Students about their faith, holding bible discussions and learning about Scottish culture and traditions, as well as visiting Edinburgh and Stirling.

 

While they were in Glasgow, they each shared about their faith with the church.  The women shared their testimonies and the men shared their thoughts on communion and a sermon.

Madeleine Martin’s testimony

Sermon by Edmund Pascual

We wish them well as they now spend two weeks with the church in Birmingham

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Guest Speakers Andy Fleming and Barry Lamb visit Glasgow

We have been very blessed to have a couple of great visiting speakers to Glasgow over the last couple of weeks.  First Andy Fleming visited a couple of weeks ago and preached a powerful lesson from John 4 about the interaction Jesus had with the woman by the well.

The following week we had Barry Lamb speak at the church.  He has over 15 years of ministry experience and currently is a Programme director for a Christian based charity.  Barry spoke about God’s relationship with Israel from the book of Hosea and how it relates to the church today.

 

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Barry Lamb Preaching

 

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Student Discussion Group spreading the word!

The student discussion group been meeting fortnightly at the iCafe, Woodlands Rd. The autumn started with us handing out student planners, which stimulated a lot of interest around the West End. We’ve been having a great time, and enjoying hearing opinions, chatting and of course the food and drink! Why not come and join us? Look us up and like us at The Glasgow Church of Christ Bible Discussion on facebook….

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

During the last three Friday evening on May, the Glasgow Church of Christ is putting a series of events called, The Pursuit of Happiness.  The first was on 17th May about Financial Stability, the next two will be on Stable Relationships and then The Good Life.

These are very practical talks which demonstrate the application of biblical principles in the 21st century.

Financial Stability Video

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‘Tis the Season for Salvation

Baptism at the Glasgow Church of Christ

 

A few months ago, William was searching the internet for a church.  His life had gone downhill and he was looking for a new start.  He came across the Glasgow Church of Christ website and decided to come along.

William enjoyed the worship and fellowship and within a couple of weeks started to study the Bible.  William had a strong desire to get his life right with God and was humble to the scriptures.  When he saw what the bible said, he changed his life and longed to get his life right with God.

And during this festive time of Christmas, William decided to get baptised and have his sins washed away and receive the Holy Spirit.

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. – John 10:10

The  words of Jesus  which William had read at his baptism.

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Charity Carols at Braehead

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In the bleak midwinter (or 14th December), members of the Glasgow Church of Christ were given permission to sing carols for our supported charity, HOPE worldwide, in one of Scotland’s largest shopping centres, Breahead.  In just one and a half hours we raised £183 for the Two Step programme.  Two Step is a homeless programme run by HOPE worldwide UK to help homeless people get into permanent accommodation.  The programme has been running for a number of years in London and HOPE worldwide  has just started a sister Two Step programme in Manchester.

Thanks to all the people of Glasgow who helped us support this worthy cause by donating money during our carol singing.

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Charity Ceilidh a Success

On St Andrews day 2012, the Glasgow Church of Christ and friends had a fantastic evening of Scottish Country Dancing, led by Chris & Eve Gilmore, with John McClean and friend Alana on accordion and piano.

It was wonderful to see the children join in the dancing and enjoy doing what children do best, running circles around the adults and eating lots of home baking – which there was no shortage off!

Bhuj Ceilidh 2012

Bhuj Ceilidh 2012

With around 100 people in attendance on the night, enjoying the performances from Youth Folk Group Sinne and former Mod Gold Medalist and Primary Teacher at the Glasgow Gaeilc School Kenny Nicholson, people gave generously helping to raise £670 on the night for the Bhuj Primary School in Gujarat, India.

The success of the evening was a real faith builder and a spring board to many future events.

Thanks to all who helped make the night memorable!

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Let the Torch Shine

In the Summer of 2012 the Olympic Torch came to Glasgow on its way to the London 2012 Olympic games.  A group of Christians from the Glasgow Church of Christ went to see the flame as it past the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

Danny MacAskill with the Olympic Torch at Kelvingrove Museum

Also, in the crowd that day was Francis Ibe, a keen sports fan and Olympic volunteer who had come to see the torch come through his home city.  Francis got invited along to a Bible discussion which was happening that evening.  He enjoyed the discussion and started to come to church and then started earnestly studying the Bible  to figure out what a true Christian really is.  He wrestled wholeheartedly with the scriptures.  And on starry November evening, Francis decided to make Jesus Lord of this life and was baptised along the banks of Loch Lomond.  A short distance from where Owen McNully got baptised the week before.

Francis Ibe's baptism

The Olympic torch came to Glasgow, but it is the light of Christ which is now shining in heart of Francis Ibe.

 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. – Matthew 5:16

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Heaven Rocks!

A few months ago, Owen McNally came from Mississippi  to Glasgow to play professional basketball for the Glasgow Rocks.

Glasgow Rocks

In the first few weeks of him being here, he found the Glasgow Church of Christ on the Internet.  Owen started to study the Bible earnestly and sincerely.  He saw in the Bible that Jesus calls his followers to be fishers of men, to repent of sin, turn to God and be baptised for the forgiveness of sins and to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

With much humility Owen decided to get baptised and at 7:30pm on a cold Scottish November evening, Owen was baptised and made Jesus lord and saviour of his life in the waters of Loch Lomond.

Today, there is much rejoicing as the Glasgow Church rocks, but even more that this, heaven rocks too.

In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents. – Luke 15:10

Owen's Baptism

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Edinburgh Church celebrates 20 years

Last weekend, the Edinburgh International Church of Christ celebrated its 20th anniversary.  Steve Kinnard, teacher in the New York City Church of Christ was the guest preacher and teacher for the weekend.

Steve Kinnard preaching at the Edinburgh International Church of Christ

The celebration started on Friday evening with Steve teaching on having powerful Bible study, with Psalm 1 as the key verse:

Psalm 1

1 Blessed is the one
who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers,
2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,
and who meditates on his law day and night.
3 That person is like a tree planted by streams of water,
which yields its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither—
whatever they do prospers.
4 Not so the wicked!
They are like chaff
that the wind blows away.
5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
6 For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.

On Saturday there was a breakfast meeting with Steve’s wife Leigh and then a Ceilidh in the evening.

Sunday saw many people worship God together and two powerful testimonies

We wish the Edinburgh Church well and ask that you remember them in your prayers that they can powerfully proclaim the gospel of Christ to the people of Edinburgh.

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Farewell to CJ and the Wakefield Family

On Sunday 13th May 2012, we said goodbye to our full-time minister and evangelist CJ Wakefield.  CJ preached powerfully to a packed congregation on the subject of “The Gift of God”.  It was great to see many people there, some old and some new to celebrate the Wakefield’s time in Glasgow.

We were also blessed to have the Edinburgh International Church of Christ join us in our send off to the Wakefields.  After the service, their church choir sang a song for the CJ and his wife Sheree.

During their 3½ years in Glasgow, the Wakefield’s have had a tremendous impact on the Church and touched the lives of many people in Glasgow.  We have greatly appreciated CJ’s leadership, his vision, preaching and strengthening the church faith and relationships.  We wish all their family well as CJ and Sheree take up a new position within the Knoxville Church of Christ in the USA.  We pray that their transition will be smooth and that God will use them powerfully in their new appointment.

The Glasgow Church of Christ will start the process of finding a replacement for CJ in the coming months.  We pray and ask all those who read this article to pray that God will put the right person or couple in this role so that God’s name can be glorified across Glasgow and Scotland.

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Andy Fleming and Scott Green speak at the Glasgow Church of Christ

On 15th April, the Glasgow church of Christ was extremely privileged to have two faithful men of God speak to the congregation on the same day.

Andy Fleming, who is the Evangelist of the Birmingham International Church of Christ, spoke about the sacrifice of Jesus on the Cross in a powerful way:

This was followed by a powerful lesson by Scott Green, evangelist of the Seattle Church of Christ, on “Perfect Love Casts Out Fear”.  Scott spoke in simple, inspiring and relatable way to powerfully convey God’s word.

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear – by Scott Green

 

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

Christmas is almost here!

The last week has been busy.  On Wednesday we had our church Christmas party in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, hosted by Linda.  We had a wonderful time of eating together and playing a Christmas quiz.  A hard fought contest and sincere congratulations to the winning team, and I am sure that it is pure coincidence that the quiz master’s wife was on the winning team!

 

Hot on the heels of our Christmas party was charity carol singing for HOPE worldwide in St. Enochs Shopping centre in Glasgow.  In just over an hour we raised just over £135 for the homeless in the UK and the Bhuj primary school in India.   Thank you to all the shoppers of Glasgow who gave so generously.

2011 has been a good year for the Glasgow Church of Christ and we eagerly wait in expectation to what God will do in 2012

Merry Christmas from the Glasgow Church of Christ

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Another name added to the Book of Life

 “this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also—not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a good conscience toward God” –  1 Peter 3:21

Sunday 11th December 2011 was a special day. Not just because because the Glasgow Church of Christ had its Christmas service along with a wonderful nativity production performed by the children. It was a special day because Chris Gou, a recent graduate of the University of Glasgow, made his decision to commit his life to Jesus and become a Christian and disciple of Jesus.

Chris has an amazing heart and it has been wonderful to see him change from being an atheist to having 100% belief in God and God’s will for his life.

His baptism was a special time for the fellowship as we warmly welcome another member to the congregation.

As Jesus says in Luke 10:20 – we rejoice with you that your name is written in heaven.

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“Christ is all” – European Christian Conference (Budapest December 2011)

Some of the members of the Glasgow Church of Christ have recently attended the “Christ is all” European Christian Conference in Budapest, Hungary.  This was an amazing time of worship and some incredible teaching from the book of Colossians.

Around 800 disciples from all around Europe and the rest of the world joined together as brothers and sisters, to be reminded as the apostle  Paul reminded the Colossian church almost 2,000 years ago, that Christ is all.  The teaching was both awe inspiring and practical.

Many churches shared some good news about what God is doing around Europe.  Shawn Wooten from Kiev church shared how the church there grew, by faith, from 500 to over 1,000 disciples in one year.  Others shared about how God had turned their own lives around from lives of insecurity, sin and rejection to lives of security and freedom found only in a relationship with our God.

The conference finished with some powerful preaching by Douglas Arthur from the Boston Church of Christ.

On top of all this was the warmth of the fellowship which contrasted the freezing temperatures outside.

Personally, I felt very encouraged, challenged and convicted to remember that Christ is all and to strive to be be all I can be for God in my relationship with my heavenly father, my marriage, my parenting and to those I interact with on a daily basis.  I am very grateful to the church in Budapest for having the faith to host this conference for the encouragement of the saints.

By Adam Birr

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10th Anniversary Service

Sunday 25th September will truly be a day to remember! It was a fantastically  joyous occasion as we celebrated 10 years of the Glasgow Church of Christ.  The atmosphere was warm, the fellowship sweet, the worship reverent and the Word powerful.

By Faith the main church sanctuary had been booked (many thanks to KHPC for the use of their building) and our prayer had been to have over 100 people in attendance, and God did not disappoint; we saw over 80 adults (including 40 visitors) and more than 40 children come to worship God.

It was very special having Mulligan & Jo Price up with us too, who were able to witness all that God has been continuing to do in Glasgow since they led the mission team 10 years ago.

Praise God for all he has done and thanks to everyone for your prayers and support. However the work has only really just begun, let’s pray & work hard to bring in the harvest from such a monumental event.

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Celebrating 10 Years in Glasgow!

The church is gearing up to celebrate it’s 10th birthday! Has it really been that long? One thing’s for sure, there’s never been a dull moment. We’re looking forward to welcoming friends of the church, past and present, to join with us to praise God for what He has done amongst us. Sometimes it’s been serious, sometimes hilarious, sometimes miraculous. We’re welcoming Mulligan and Jo Price (who initially planted the mission team in Glasgow) back to Glasgow, and Mulligan will be preaching – remembering the past and inspiring us about the future.

The celebratory service will be on 25th September 2011 at 2:30pm at Kelvinside Hillhead Church Session Room. Join with us in worship and let’s dream together for the next 10 years!

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Next Stop Helsinki

Last Sunday was Anne Dubbelman’s last worship service with the Glasgow Church of Christ before she moves back to Helsinki, Finland.  She has had a tremendous impact on the church in the two years since she came to Glasgow.  She will be missed by all the church members and the children.  We pray that God will continue to use her life in a powerful way, where ever God leads her.  We were especially privileged to hear Anne sing during the service (video below).

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Ministry Interns Spend a Week in Glasgow

Ministry Interns

Ministry Interns

 

We have been extremely blessed to have a nine minstry interns come to Glasgow for a week on their tour around different churches in the northern UK.  We are very grateful for their sacrifical hearts to give up their time to help spread the word of God in Glasgow.  They have come from around the USA and from Manchester and Reading in the UK.

During their time in Glasgow they have been talking to the people of Glasgow about their faith and sharing the gospel with them.  Many people have had a chance to hear the Word beacause of their love and devotion.  As a church we have been trying to give something back to them by equiping the interns with apologetics teaching on “How we got the Bible”, “Effective evangelism”, “The Case for Christ” and “Creation and Evolution”.

The interns have also had a chance to see a wee bit of Glasgow including Kevlingrove Museum, Riverside Museum and Loch Lomond.

God has certainly been using them during their time in Glasgow.  Serval people are currently studying the bible and prayfully will make a decision to follow Christ and many others have expressed a desire to come City Centre Bible Discussions on Wednesday Lunchtimes or attend our Sunday worship service.

We wish them well and pray that they can continue to be used by God as they continue their tour to Edinburgh and Birmingham.

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New Venue for Church Meetings

It is time for the Glasgow Church of Christ to say good bye to Gardner Street as the venue for our worship services.  It has served us well over the last couple of years and as a fellowship we have enjoyed meeting there.  Unfortunately, the main congregation which owns the building is disbanding and the building is being closed.  We are very grateful to them for the support and love which they have shown to us.  Sunday 29th May, 2011 will be our last worship service in Gardner Street.

As one door closes, another one opens.  In our hunt for a new venue, we have been offered a number of church buildings in and around the West End of Glasgow.  We have carefully assessed them and after much prayer have decided to move to Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church.  This is fantastic venue with easy access to many transport links (e.g. buses along Great Western Road and Byres Road and Hillhead SPT Subway station).  This makes the venue very accessible for people across Glasgow, not just the West End.  We are very gratefully to the congregation which meets there and we pray that this move will help see many souls added to Christ.

We have an initial trial run on 5th June, then we shall meet there as our permanent venue from  19th June, 2011.  Although the venue has changed, the time of our Sunday worship service has not.  We will continue to meet at 2:30pm.

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Glasgow Church of Christ now has Sermons from around the Globe

The Glasgow Church of Christ website now offers access to sermons from around the globe in one place.

We currently ofter sermons from 29 different churches in three different languages. By doing this, users of the website can listen to a wide variety of lessons without having to leave the Glasgow Church website portal. We hope that this will be an encouragement not only to Christians in Glasgow, but also around the world.

We would like to increase the number of sermon feeds we offer, especially by increasing the number of sermons which are available outside of North America. Details of the requirements for adding a sermon feed can be found on the adding a feed page.

In the near future we hope to include a sermon search facility where sermons can be searched by subject or subject or speaker.

The underlying technology used is XSLT over RSS podcasts, which means that the list of sermons is automatically updated when new sermons are added by the various individual churches.

Sermon Feed

Global Sermon Feed

We would also like to offer this service to other churches. Therefore, we have also published an XML document of the churches registered and we would be more than willing to help another church integrate this into their website with the same look and feel as their site.

We are constantly thinking of ways we can develop the website to help encourage the member of the Glasgow Church and Disciples around the world, as well as using it as form of outreach. Recently we have also included the added of the Disciples Today news feed within the Glasgow Church portal. We welcome suggestions from others.

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