Welcome to High Blantyre Baptist Church!

We are a family Church with 25 members situated in the community of High Blantyre. The Church was formed in 1896 by Walter Wilson, a clerk to a local Mining company. Walter Wilson pastored the Church for 50 years. Over the years the Church has remained faithful to its original witness and purpose as a local Church. It is in full membership of the Baptist Union of Scotland.

The current Minister is Rev. Steve Younger. Born in 1959, he settled in High Blantyre in 1986. He continues to work full-time for the Church, while completing a PhD part-time at Glasgow University (in Education), as well as occasional lecturing at International Christian College (Glasgow). The Church has a very active Children’s Programme and works closely with Scripture Union.

(Steve and Chris)

Steve is married to Christine who works as a Speech and Language Therapist three days a week in Paisley. Their family are grown up: Rebecca is presently completing her PhD in Archaeology at Glasgow University and Philip gained an Honours degree in Microbiology at Glasgow University before starting the Adventure Leadership course at Abernethy Trust.


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