Exclusion & Embrace

2022-06-23T18:15:34+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

2022-06-18T15:29:39+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

2022-06-18T14:57:28+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.

GCM Attends Citygate Network Conference

2022-06-15T11:07:28+01:0015 June 2022|

Our chief executive, Charles Maasz, was invited to speak at the Citygate Network Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This gathering was for 1,100 delegates across the USA who work in rescue and city missions with [...]

Newton Mearns Baptist Fundraiser Concert

2022-06-08T17:26:38+01:009 June 2022|

We have two very different concerts taking place on 26 June for the benefit of Glasgow City Mission. This one at Newton Mearns Baptist Church includes performances by five very talented musicians. The event is [...]

St Bride’s Church Fundraiser: Bach Cantata

2022-06-08T18:41:18+01:009 June 2022|

We have two very different concerts taking place on 26 June for the benefit of Glasgow City Mission. This one at St Bride’s Church, Hyndland, is a Bach Cantata. The event is free to attend [...]

Stories of Hope: addiction recovery

2022-06-08T16:49:33+01:008 June 2022|

Yesterday, we attended an event held at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. The event was Stories of Hope: addiction recovery. This was hosted by the Evangelical Alliance Scotland and we partnered with our dear friends [...]

Ayen’s story

2022-06-01T12:30:44+01:0030 May 2022|

Ayen came into the country with her two children; aged two and three, to be with her husband in March 2021. She is Sudanese and speaks very little English. Leeanne, our Women’s Worker arranged through messages and Google translate to meet with Ayen at her home. Find out how they got on by reading the story.

Glasgow’s huge heart

2022-05-19T16:00:24+01:0023 May 2022|

We recently hosted a collection at Glasgow Central Station to present people with the opportunity to donate toiletries to those unable to provide for themselves. The event was a huge success and we were blown away by the generosity of passers-by, local businesses and commuters who helped us collect over two pallet loads of items.

Overnight Welcome Centre Report

2022-05-17T18:02:41+01:0017 May 2022|

The Overnight Welcome Centre aims to provide support to those at risk of rough sleeping in the city, including a bed in a private room, and access to a range of relevant services whose collective objective is to find suitable accommodation and support as quickly as possible. Read the article to find out more, and to view this year's OWC report which provides a comprehensive account of this season's service.

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