Monthly Archives: May 2015
The WIN project at Carnwadric Church, never stands still! For the Creative Arts part, there have been big changes in the last couple of months with Jo, and then Jules, going on maternity leave, and me just starting.
But whoever we are, creative work with children and families goes on. At present, or starting soon, we’re running a range of projects including:
- Small group work with Primary 3 children
- 7 Plus
- Sensory-storytelling with parents and toddlers
- Time Out parents’ group
- An inter-generational project
- Family Days
- One-to-one activities
The new Primary 3 group is great fun; seven children have been recommended by the school as needing “something extra”... read more
We all fail – sometimes quite spectacularly. I believe that the church is failing young people. Some recent statistics gathered by Youth for Christ show that across Britain, 86% of Christians come to faith before their 25th birthday. Despite this, a staggering 72% of churches do not have any young people at all. Two words: epic fail.
How do we deal with failure? Of course we don’t like to fail at all – success is something we all strive for. Achieving, improving and winning equal success, but accepting failure is an important part of any journey... read more
A strange, yet wonderful phenomenon has been building and growing in the Gorbals over the past few years. Some people have been smiling more. Some people have got to know their neighbours better. Some people are even humming as they walk along the road. And they say it’s spreading to other parts of Glasgow too. What is the cause of this I hear you ask? Singing. Singing together in a Community Choir. But let me tell you, this is no ordinary choir – this is the Gorbals Community Choir!.. read more