Big Arran Challenge

2022-10-03T10:36:01+01:003 October 2022|

Bethany works for Glasgow City Mission in the Marketing and Fundraising team. Here she gives her thoughts on our successful fundraiser, The Big Arran Challenge.

The Story of a Victim

2022-08-01T18:04:57+01:0018 July 2022|

He arrived in Glasgow via London on the overnight bus. Over a hot cup of coffee in our city centre drop-in, and with the aid of a volunteer who could speak his language, he was [...]

A Day in the Life of Urban

2022-08-01T18:10:32+01:0011 July 2022|

In this week's blog, Urban Coordinator Clare O'Sullivan shares some of the activities and experiences people enjoy as they engage with Urban - our creative 'moving-on' space located on our second floor.

Weak at the Knees

2022-08-01T18:10:34+01:004 July 2022|

Marion Carson reflects on the positives of pain; how it can be gift, and how it has the power to break any relational barriers that prevent us getting closer to someone.

Exclusion & Embrace

2022-08-01T18:10:36+01:0027 June 2022|

The Bible mentions reconciliation a lot. We ought to assume then that it is important to get to grips with what it means. Join CEO Charles Maasz as he unpacks this theme during this week's blog.

Value in Vulnerability

2022-08-01T18:10:38+01:0020 June 2022|

Today, 20 June 2022, is World Refugee Day, followed closely by International Widow’s Day on 23 June 2022. As we prepare to mark these days at Glasgow City Mission, we are mindful of all those who have suffered hardship, displacement and loss, and in particular, those of our guests for whom these days will have significant pertinence.

World Refugee Day

2022-08-01T18:10:40+01:0020 June 2022|

Today, 20 June 2022, is World Refugee Day, followed closely by International Widow’s Day on 23 June 2022. As we prepare to mark these days at Glasgow City Mission, we are mindful of all those who have suffered hardship, displacement and loss, and in particular, those of our guests for whom these days will have significant pertinence.

Vulnerability as Strength

2022-08-01T18:10:42+01:0016 May 2022|

Making ourselves vulnerable is risky business in a society that only seems to value the strongest, the fittest and the smartest. Charles Maasz explores the merit in vulnerability, and how it should be seen as a strength and not a weakness.

Healing for the Heart at the Overnight Welcome Centre.

2022-05-11T10:44:17+01:009 May 2022|

This week’s blog comes from Jem Crawley who works for our Overnight Welcome Centre (OWC) partner, Healing for the Heart. Jem tells of his experiences of the listening service that Healing for the Heart provided for our guests. This service was of great benefit and we look forward to continuing our partnership during next season’s OWC.

It doesn’t take a lot to make a difference

2022-04-29T13:08:14+01:002 May 2022|

As another year at the Overnight Welcome Centre draws to a close, manager Elyse MacKinnon shares with us some of the things she is grateful for, as we see record numbers of guests moving into positive outcomes.

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