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Chaplain to Small Business Community

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Opportunity
Do you love working with and meeting people in new environments where every day is different? Do you like the freedom to prayerfully plan your day following God’s leading, listening to those in need and supporting people through active listening and practical help? Do you enjoy the rural small-town life, surrounded by beautiful countryside to explore and be restored within? Yes? Then keep reading, perhaps this role is for you. Kelso Baptist Church (KBC) acting here in partnership with Communitas, is a church rebirth movement which seeks to create disciples through ways which conventional churches are not always set up...

Children’s Worker

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Opportunity
This role would involve overseeing the weekly staffing, oversight, and running of children’s ministry at Upper Room. Including nursery/creche and children’s classes. A longer-term hope would be that this person would be able to start a Vacation Bible Study program (VBS).

Geoffrey – “Change is Real!”

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Story

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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Story

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

Internship - Upper Room Church: Glasgow, Scotland
Opportunity
We have two internship opportunities available and would love your help! Please keep reading and see if one of these sounds like you. The Community Worker role… requires an entrepreneurial and dynamic individual who feels comfortable working cross-culturally. While not needing to be a Bible college graduate, the ability to lead a Bible study and shepherd community members is important. Combining this with the ability to ‘roll up their sleeves’ and help people draft a CV, fill out housing forms, even educate them about culture will be part of the role. It is life on life and our community is desperate...

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…