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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.

Overnight Welcome Centre Report

17 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.

Rehab Pathways Team

6 May 2022|

Established last year, and now well-bedded in the rhythm of life at Glasgow City Mission, our Rehab Pathways team work towards preparing guests struggling with drug and alcohol addiction for a successful spell in a rehabilitation centre, providing support and care along the way.

Return of the Big Arran Challenge

22 April 2022|

Here at Glasgow City Mission, we are looking forward to the return of the Big Arran Challenge on Saturday 17 September 2022. The Big Arran Challenge has three options, to walk up Goatfell, to cycle the [...]

Family Holiday Club

19 April 2022|

Some of the children from our Child and Family Centre in Govan enjoyed some Easter activities during their holiday club last week. Read to find out what they got up to.

Upcycling furniture

18 March 2022|

Over the last six weeks our ladies' group, led by Linda and Leeanne, has been upcycling furniture! Taking old pieces and giving them new life has been a great experience helped by Farrow & Ball donating the paint.

Census 2022

14 March 2022|

We are offering appointments to guests, who might need our help filling in the Census forms. We are providing a space to facilitate filling out the forms for those who may not have internet access, for those who are not computer literate or those people for whom English isn't a first language.

Elder Park Garden Clear Up

3 March 2022|

We are incredibly excited about the prospect of having our very own space in Elder Park to be used by our teams at the Child and Family Centre in Govan. Read about how we've been clearing the space in preparation for making it our own.

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