The Scottish Borders Centre of Mission

The Scottish Borders Centre of Mission is based in Newcastleton and its main focus is The Grafted Project. Its work includes:
 
  • Scottish Borders CoM outdoor activity campWorking with and supporting Refresh Community Church through weekly house groups, outreach events and teaching.
  • Outdoor activities outreach - this includes mountain and road biking, walking football for over 50s and hill walking. Camping weekends are planned through the summer.
  • Mary's Teas - an outreach and befriending ministry among the elderly and isolated in Newcastleton, working in partnership with Refresh Community Church.
  • Children's and schools work - this includes: 'Stepping Stones' for 0-4 year olds, 'Boulder Gang' and 'Rock Solid Crew', a weekly outreach for primary school children and weekly school visits and assemblies in Newcastleton Primary School.
  • Spree in the Borders - an annual outdoor activity-based camp for young people aged 8-18, based at Whithaugh Park, Newcastleton, in partnership with Rock UK and Urban Saints. Grafted regularly take around 50 young people each year.
  • A twice-weekly youth work in partnership with Scottish Borders Council.
  • 'Window of Time' community drop-ins for those seeking help with mental health issues, loneliness and substance and alcohol misuse. These are run in partnership with the local church in Hawick & Galashiels.
  • Men's bible study and faith questions - this involves a weekly 'Soul' group for men who wish to explore the Christian faith over coffee and cake.
 

Centre of Mission evangelist and staff

Paul Smith 2014

Paul Smith

Julie Thomson

Julie Thomson

Zach Milner

Zach Milner

 

 

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Contact

To get in contact with this Centre of Mission please email centresofmission@churcharmy.org.uk.