Glesga Roasters visited yesterday and shared their knowledge around the art of coffee roasting. They gave a demonstration, and offered our guests the chance to taste different coffees from all over the world.
Today the sun is shining and we have the prospect of nearly a week of blue skies and hot temperatures. This is both unusual for Glasgow, and very welcome. However, our thoughts at Glasgow City Mission [...]
On Sunday 24 July, staff from Glasgow City Mission attended the 'Communi-T in the Park' event hosted by local organisation Friends of Elder Park. We were keen to engage with local residents about our proposed plans to transform a currently run-down and overgrown section of the park, into a safe and family-friendly environment that would benefit the local community and have a big focus on outdoor learning for the children attending our Child and Family Centre.
We're delighted to share about some recent success with some of our guests, interns and volunteers who have received jobs following their time spent at Glasgow City Mission. Read the article to find out how we've been working with these individuals to prepare them for moving into employment, and what this means for these men as they continue to leave behind their past lives.
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 similar [...]
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 free [...]
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 at [...]
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.
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.