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Children’s Worker

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).

Great Joy in the Midst of Trauma


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…

Riley & Lauren Hall


Riley and Lauren have been in Glasgow since November 2020, where they work with The Upper Room Church, a dual-language community made up primarily of Iranian refugees and asylum seekers. Though they are both involved in a range of ministries within the church, Lauren’s primary focus is on overseeing and leading musical worship, while Riley…

He is Faithful


“He is faithful.” I have that tattooed on my arm.  I wasn’t sure what God had planned for me as I continued on this missionary calling He set before me. My journey as a brand new Communitas missionary started at Engage, the onboarding and training conference hosted by Communitas. This spring, it was in Pitlochry,…

Internship – Upper Room Church

Internship - Upper Room Church: Glasgow, Scotland
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...

Hadi & Sepideh Jafarizadeh


Hadi has been in Glasgow since 2015, and part of Upper Room Church since 2016 when it was a House Church at Wesley White’s flat. Although he had not joined Communitas International at this point, his role was growing and developing so that now he is sharing the same vision and hope for Upper Room…

Gretta Kriner


Gretta is from Pennsylvania, and learned about Communitas through Mike and Carol Kurtyka and Amy Swacina that share the same home church. Tri-State Fellowship in Hagerstown Maryland. She originally came to Glasgow in 2021 as an intern and felt called to come back. She is a part of the Upper Room church. Gretta supports the…

Location Glasgow
Time on Staff First Year