Stories to inspire and inform

From A Lorry to Hope

25 January 2021|

Elyse MacKinnon reflects on the role that she and others play in ensuring guests at the Overnight Welcome Centre are greeted with the love, respect and kindness that is being asked of us as followers of Christ.

A New Year

18 January 2021|

As we pass the half-way point of the first month in the new year, James Hawthorn from the Child & Family Centre highlights some key moments from our work in Govan during 2020.


15 January 2021|

The following is a prayer written by Glasgow City Mission Chaplain Marion Carson:   Gracious God, In these days of isolation and darkness We remember that you are always with us. You never leave us. Thank [...]

Here we are again.

11 January 2021|

As we enter a new level of increasingly tight restrictions, Marion Carson encourages us to look at the opportunity presented before us during these challenging times.

A Blog for Christmas

21 December 2020|

As the year draws to a close, Glasgow City Mission CEO Charles Maasz shares some thoughts around the ideas of reconciliation and forgiveness.

Connection and Community

17 December 2020|

Clare, who coordinates the Urban programme at the City Centre Project, talks about the changes and adaptations that have had to be made throughout the year to allow us to continue to serve our guests effectively.

I’ll Be Home for Christmas.

10 December 2020|

As Christmas draws nearer, Elyse reflects on those at the Overnight Welcome Centre for whom Christmas won't be such a joyous occasion

Running The Race

3 December 2020|

Marion Carson, Chaplain at Glasgow City Mission, reflects on how the recent 'Heart for Glasgow' event is relatable to the Bible's approach on training and running a race.

A Story of Perseverance

26 November 2020|

This week, James from our Child & Family Centre reflects on God's faithfulness and how His provision has brought hope and joy.

Paula’s story

27 February 2020|

We featured Paula in our Connect magazine three years ago. At that point she had recently moved into a new flat on leaving prison. This had followed a ten-year cycle of addiction, prison and homelessness. Three [...]

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