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Bible Read-through Coordinator

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Opportunity

Upper Room Church (www.upperroomchurch.co.uk) meets in the West End of Glasgow and is a community of mainly Iranian asylum seekers and refugees. Led by four Communitas staff and supported by an advisory team and ministry workers from within the church, this thriving community of between 200-250 members – we are mainly Iranian in Glasgow!  With gatherings…

Children’s Worker

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Opportunity

Upper Room Church (www.upperroomchurch.co.uk) meets in the West End of Glasgow and is a community of mainly Iranian asylum seekers and refugees. Led by four Communitas staff and supported by an advisory team and ministry workers from within the church, this thriving community of between 200-250 members – we are mainly Iranian in Glasgow!  With gatherings…

English as a Second Language

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Opportunity

Upper Room Church (www.upperroomchurch.co.uk) meets in the West End of Glasgow and is a community of mainly Iranian asylum seekers and refugees. Led by four Communitas staff and supported by an advisory team and ministry workers from within the church, this thriving community of between 200-250 members – we are mainly Iranian in Glasgow!  With gatherings…

Geoffrey – “Change is Real!”

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Communitas starts churches that think, care, and act like Jesus did when He was on earth. We reach out to those who are hurting, the downtrodden and outcast. And because of that, we see real change in peoples’ lives. Undeniable change due to the working of the Holy Spirit! When Geoffrey* used to walk in,…

Stuart & Lynsey Gilmour

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People

Lynsey (1986), and Stuart (1980), have two girls Indie (2014) and Hiromi (2016), and live in Stenhousemuir, near Falkirk, in central Scotland.They started their relationship in 2010, had two dates in the space of a week before Lynsey travelled to Tokyo on a working holiday for 9 months! Their relationship developed via Skype, and when…

Great Joy in the Midst of Trauma

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On Friday, April 24, I spent a long time on the phone with two young men of Mslm- background named Kasem and Bashir, and their story is such good news in this time of corona-virus uncertainties. They called to tell me they had responded to our invitation to meet Christ in the Eucharist (communion) at the conclusion of our live-stream Upper…

Internship – Upper Room Church

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“Our time of prayer involves gathering around people and giving thanks and praying in Jesus’ name for their needs – the community is committed to what some call “prayer evangelism”…that is, people meeting Jesus in supernatural answers to prayer and in the spirituality of fervent prayer itself. This is a hallmark of Upper Room Church.”…

Mike & Carol Kurtyka

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People

Carol and Mike Kurtyka have been in Europe since 2002 and were part of the team that launched Communitas’ original church plant in Glasgow. They have three adult children Harrison & Lily and Sophie. Mike is a trustee with CAI UK and also supports Upper Room church through a varied ministry to asylum seekers and…

Chris & Jasheen McKenzie

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People

Chris and Jasheen have been living in Glasgow since 2003, though they joined the Communitas team in 2007. They have have two children: Gabrielle (27 Sept 2005) & Isabelle (18 Mar 2007). As children, Chris lived in Alabama, California and Germany, while Jasheen lived in Singapore and London, England. Chris has a Bachelor of Arts…