News

Malcolm and Neil’s Trip to Swaziland

Our mission partnership with Potter’s Wheel Church in Swaziland has already featured two mission trips (in October 2015 and then again last October) and we have a youth-specific trip planned for this October.

Our friends at Potters’ Wheel also very much appreciate our willingness to share

Lendrick Muir 2017 Youth Weekend

Escape from…..

On Friday 10 February at 2.30pm after many weeks of prayer, planning and top teamwork, some of the team set off to descend upon a quiet country house, far far away…….near Kinross!

From 4pm onwards – Operation LM began!  The car park was a hive

Week beginning 26 February 2017

Dates for your diaries: Family fun day on Monday 1 May and all age services in Balerno and Livingston on Sunday 16 April (Easter)

Called to Cambodia team will give feedback about their trip over lunch on Sunday 12 March in the church building.  All welcome.

Wednesday 1

Christmas Gift Collection Update

The 2016 Christmas Gift Collection for MEDAIR’s work in Iraq has surpassed all previous totals and now stands at an amazing £24,552.

The even better news is that MEDAIR’s fund matching scheme will double everything we raise.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed.

 

Feb 2017 update from Suzanne Green & AfriGO

Photo: A young netball coach, who serves God through sports ministry

I am excited to announce that AfriGO is one year old! Praise God that the fifth issue of this important new missions magazine has just been released and is being distributed among individuals and churches

Spring Term 2017 Courses and Events

A new term is kicking off, with plenty of new courses, ongoing activities and some one-off events coming up.

Youth Swaziland Trip

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
WHO?
We are sending a team of 14 – made up of 4 Leaders and 10 Young People. (You must be S4-S6 in October to go on this trip)
WHAT?
A week spent visiting, serving, and ministering to the various Challenge Ministries Swaziland (CMS) projects across the country.
WHY?
We

Exciting News from Salugaba DR Congo

Great news on the new secondary school building, which is in large part funded by the proceeds of our our 2015 Christmas Gift Collection.

As you can see, the buildings are well advanced! Thank you for making this possible.

 

UK & World Mission Giving Update

St Mungo’s aims to give a minimum of 15% of our annual income to selected mission causes close to home and overseas. This amounted to £135,000 last year (plus a further c.£20,000 for the Christmas Gift Collection). As we start a new financial year, the

One church – Evening Service

 

As we develop our vision for one church in two locations we want our evening service to be a shared space across locations. A place of community and refreshing as we seeking God in worship, word and prayer ministry.

From Sunday 11 September we will be changing the

Come Visit Us in Livingston

Whether you have never been to a church before or have attended somewhere before you are invited to come be part of our vibrant community in the heart of Livingston.

“One Church, Two Locations” Prayer Points

Sunday 18th marks the beginning of a new era for St Mungo’s – one church in Balerno and in Livingston. It therefore seems appropriate for us to once again focus in on some specific prayer requests.

Please find time to pray for:

A great start, practically and spiritually,

Christmas Gift Update: Salugaba, DR Congo

Good news to report….. the foundations of the new secondary school are now being laid. Thank you again for supporting this project.

Comfort Rwanda Presentation

Recently Mark and Emma Galloway and Susan Smith took a trip to Rwanda and DRC with Comfort Rwanda. On Sunday 21 August they reported back to the church – the video of their presentation is below. Enjoy!

Autumn Term 2016 Courses and Events

A new term is kicking off, with plenty of new courses, ongoing activities and some one-off events coming up.

Staff News: Helen Crow

After eight great years with us, Helen Crow has decided to step down from her role in our 0-18 team. We are very grateful for the positive impact Helen has had upon the lives of so many young people and we wish Helen, Dave and

0-18 Ministry – how could you get involved?

The 0-18 ministry is pioneering, spiritually alive, fun and dynamic. Our vision is for every young person to ‘know the life, live the life and share the life’. The volunteer teams are key to helping to make this vision a reality.

Moving to running a full 0-18 ministry across

Help the Hungry – how did it go?

This year “Help the Hungry” took place during the week beginning 12 June – and the theme was “EAT, PRAY, GIVE”!

How did go? We’d love to hear your stories on what you did and what you raised.

We asked you to:

– Think about what you eat

AfriGO: Suzanne Green reports…..

Early in 2016, long-time St Mungo’s members Andy and Suzanne Green came to tell us about a new role/ministry for Suzanne with international mission SIM.

Although Suzanne has done editorial work for SIM for more than 20 years, her writing and editing has always benefitted Western

Community Involvement Opportunities

Are you interesting in being good news to our local community? Do you have skills, time and/or a willingness to help others.

If the answer to these questions is “yes” or even “maybe”(!), please let Derek Thomson know. We have a range of different opportunities, one-off

Try Praying

On March 6th we launched a new initiative, another bridge building opportunity. We are joining with churches all across the nation in an initiative called try praying. Try praying is the simple idea of a 7 day prayer booklet designed for people who would not normally go to

Vision 2016: A Bridge Church

On Sunday January 24th at our Vision Sunday Malcolm shared his vision for this year that we would be a bridge church.

We have a number of upcoming bridge building opportunities this year. Events that make it easy for you invite your friends along.

A Valentine’s Day Conversation –

Swaziland Mission Trip 2016

Lynne Campbell will be leading a team of 12 adults on our second Mission Impact Trip to our mission partner, Potter’s Wheel Church in Swaziland between 22 Sept and 2 Oct 2016. The team have now been selected and preparations are well under way.

Watch the video or read

Mission Giving Update – Feb 2016

If you missed the report on Mission Giving Update given on Sunday 28 Feb 2016 or would like to see it again then play below. Learn more about mission at St Mungo's.