Excitement has been mounting as we’ve looked forward to the visit of the London Community Gospel Choir. In what is to be their only Scottish date on this 2014 tour, the choir is set to light up St. Andrew’s Church in a very special way! Their unique talent has meant that they’ve been in demand from the biggest names in music – and here they are coming to Arbroath! The great news – unless you don’t have a ticket! – is that the evening is now sold out, with all 400 seats taken. Friday 19th September – a date that’s bound to go down in the folklore of St. Andrew’s Church! See you there.
When one reads the statistics concerning the plight of children in the poorest parts of the world, the sense of hopelessness felt can be overwhelming – the scale of the problem far beyond our ability to make a difference. But when you think in terms of the 300 children we care for in our two centres in Malawi, suddenly it becomes more manageable. And all the more so, when we start to think in terms of individual children, we begin to realise that with love and practical compassion, EVERYTHING is possible! (more…)
For those of us who were in Glasgow during the time of the Commonwealth Games, 2014 will be a year we’ll remember for a long time to come! The atmosphere around the city was wonderful from start to finish, with the people of Glasgow living up to the motto of the games: ‘People make Glasgow.’ But for the St. Andrew’s Church Mission team, it was special for all kinds of other reasons. (more…)