As we begin to welcome guests back into our City-Centre Project building, and look towards rebuilding our more regular services following the upheaval of the past year, Clare O'Sullivan shares some of the things that we at Glasgow City Mission are looking forward to about the prospect of incrementally returning to long-anticipated degrees of normality.
This week, Charles Maasz offers some thought-provoking insights into the various prohibitions of day to day life that can prevent us from reaching our full potential.
We are starting to get very excited about our supporters taking part in the Virtual Kiltwalk to raise funds to help us with our work with those affected by homelessness and poverty in Glasgow.
Project Worker Anthea is a qualified counsellor, and has been working with guests on a one to one basis during lockdown. Read her powerful take on how anger is very often an indicator of a larger picture, with the root cause stretching back as far as childhood, and how working through these emotions can relieve an individual from feeling like their future will be defined by their past.
Three months ago we appointed two new members of staff to fulfil the newly created role of Housing Settlement Officer. But what exactly is a Housing Settlement Officer? Why is it needed? And how is a vital piece in the puzzle in our ongoing commitment to the need of the people we work with and support?
Clare O'Sullivan, Urban Coordinator in our City Centre Project building, draws parallels between the joy of a new found hobby, and the Hand of God moving in the lives of our guests as we look forward to better and brighter times.
Glasgow City Mission are delighted to be involved in this year’s Virtual Kiltwalk from 23-25 April. This is an opportunity for friends and supporters, both old and new, to raise funds for those affected by homelessness and poverty in these difficult days of the Covid pandemic.