Connect September 2019

Dependence and Trust

I want to thank you for trusting me with the important responsibility of serving our Union as General Director. When I began as a young minister in Aberdeen, quite a few years ago, I didn’t envisage this happening. But I did carry a conviction that those God calls he also equips, and he did. It’s […]

From Coast to Coast!

The Prayer Baton continues its travels across Scotland at various gatherings and events. This month it has been in Dunoon, Greenock and St Andrews. The Argyll Gathering – The churches in Argyll gathered together on Saturday 17th August for a time of worship and prayer as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations. Around 45 people […]

Leaving a lasting legacy

Following the passing of Angela, a member of Cupar Baptist Church, at the age of 31, the Angela Lynsey Macdonald Trust was set up in 2014 to provide grants primarily for children and young people, to help them find faith or help them in developing their faith and to assist in the development of music […]

BUS @ Soul Survivor

We are grateful to Amanda Hiddleston from Stirling Baptist who has written about her experiences at Soul Survivor Scotland, which took place in Lendrick Muir at the end of July. Soul Survivor Scotland 2019 was an absolute blast and an incredible week, which is always one of my personal highlights of the year. This is […]

125 years of the Scottish Baptist College

As we begin this new term we celebrate 125 years of the Scottish Baptist College (SBC). Founded in 1894, we’ve served the church in Scotland through education for the last 125 years. Even just thinking back over the past few years, our students have made a significant and positive impact in many different ways. Recent […]

Celtic Worship @ the Tiree Music Festival

The Tiree Music Festival started in July 2010 and has been growing a steady following ever since. The festival provides a platform for a whole host of celtic music, whether traditional or modern. This year, the churches in Tiree got together with Tearfund and the band Celtic Worship to hold a worship time in the […]