December 22, 2017

Another Christmas means another poem written for the good folks at Millburn Academy. This year S3 - so I thought I'd try something a little more complex. In reading through the Christmas story this year, I was struck by the mini narrative of the magi who responded to s...

December 14, 2017

On Sunday 29th October the touring teams from Youth For Christ arrived at Crown Church – tired, hungry and inexplicably having taken 6 hours to arrive from Uddingston! This was the second time we have hosted them, and the mission was all at once very familiar and yet t...

November 10, 2017

With no activity on the blog here for a long time, here's an effort to start posting. Who knows, it might take on?!

So a script for a recent assembly for S1s at Millburn Academy. The topic was community; here's where I took it. Hope you enjoy!

The topic today is “communi...

September 29, 2017

Some adventurers from Young Crown recently joined others from across the Highlands on a weekend away near Aviemore. I managed to grab an extract from a diary; let’s take a look…

Fri 22nd September

6:00pm Crammed on to the amply spacious bus, stretch my legs out. Luxury!...

August 31, 2017

Dear reader,

Thank you so much for your interest in the activities of Young Crown. At the time of our newsletter’s creation, there is simply too much to be thankful for + prepare for to write about any of it at length. As someone who causes the wonderful editors of this...

June 23, 2017

A big part of what Young Crown is doing at the moment is offering enrichment to local schools – serving the children right where they are Monday to Friday. I’m pleased to report on a successful school-based project delivering Religious Education in a new mode to our ne...

May 24, 2017

Two weeks before the Young Crown fete, I started praying for the weather. Then watched without surprise as the long range forecast became increasingly favourable until the day before when we could be confident of glorious sunshine. And what sunshine we had on the day!...

April 26, 2017

At time of writing, I’m both considering the snow that’s been recently falling and the programme for Young Crown’s summer activities. A paradox that is, in fact, quite unremarkable here in the Highlands!

Whilst on the subject, I’ve been thinking of some other paradoxes...

March 30, 2017

“Fete brings people together no matter how far apart they may be.”

Ancient Chinese proverb

I may have mistranslated the proverb (my Mandarin isn’t so hot!) but we’re certainly hoping it rings true on the 6th May! We’re planning a Young Crown Community Fete that day from...

January 22, 2017

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The contents of the box are designed to help families take the journey of faith home with them – and help the whole family to engage with prayer and Bible reading together through the week. T...

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