As the GAP Base in Glasgow has developed in the past year to provide service and training opportunities, another programme has been growing as well: the Mission Year. A Mission Year focuses the energy and talents of young graduates to serve as Mission Volunteers in local outreaches and programmes.
Meet The 2015-2016 Mission Volunteers
Local Update: UCO Bielsko, Poland
Bielsko-Biała is not a big city or a typical student city, but for some reason God has chosen this place to build a quickly-growing student group rooted in a Christian community called City on a Hill – a meaningful name as Bielsko is located at the foot of the Beskid Mountains.
Introducing Student Volunteer Leadership Training
In August 2015, around 50 student volunteers from across Europe arrived in Belfast for the SVLT conference, a week to be equipped for our mission in university outreach. The week was all about vision
Homeward Bound: But Where Are We Headed?
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about “home” – the place for which we long, and believe that if we reach, we’ll finally be satisfied – our heart’s destination.
We Think Small, but God Thinks Big, “I Will Build You a House”
In the Seventh chapter of the Second Book of Samuel we find a fascinating interchange between King David and the Lord.
YES! Retreat 2015
The North American Kairos YES! Retreat for secondary school students was March 20-22 this year near Oxford, Michigan. The theme was “The Glorious Image” and focused on what it means to be a human being, made in the image and likeness of God.
God’s Action at a University in Maryland, USA
University Christian Outreach (UCO) at the University of Maryland has seen the Lord work powerfully in the past year.
Summer Mission: Kingdom Builders on the Move
During the past summer, 57 youth and staff representing 6 different Sword of the Spirit communities in North America and a Wyoming, Michigan, Christian high school, The Potter’s House, participated in the Kairos Mission Trips program as short-term volunteers and ambassadors of God’s love in action.