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Big Arran Challenge 2022

22 September 2022|

Read about our great day out on Arran raising funds for those affected by homelessness and poverty in Glasgow.

Glesga Roasters Deliver Workshop to GCM Guests

12 August 2022|

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.

Big Arran Challenge Looms Closer!

11 August 2022|

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 [...]

Elder Park Consultation

27 July 2022|

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.

BBQ in the Park

25 July 2022|

Our Child and Family Centre Holiday Club finished on Friday and was marked with a barbecue in our new garden in the north-west corner of Elder Park.

Jobs for our Boys

21 July 2022|

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.

Holiday Club in Elder Park

13 July 2022|

Our family holiday club is in full swing at Elder Park in Govan this week. Read the article to find out a little bit more about what we're up to, and to see photos of some of the activities.

GCM Attends Citygate Network Conference

15 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 similar [...]

Newton Mearns Baptist Fundraiser Concert

9 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 free [...]

St Bride’s Church Fundraiser: Bach Cantata

9 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 but [...]

Stories of Hope: addiction recovery

8 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 at [...]

Ayen’s story

30 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

23 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.

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