Senior Group changes

Due to staff timetable changes at Calderside Academy our Friday lunchtime in-school SU group might change days soon. Ms.Russell now has teaching commitments before and after lunch in her room [A.111] on Fridays which means we have to compress our time to just 15 minutes. We'll let you know once we settle on a new day but for now just keep coming on Fridays.

Our Senior church-based SU group will also be changing soon: a new venue. Laura and Graham, who lead the group, are expecting their second child at the end of September. To make child-care easier the Seniors will move from the Church's building to their home. Please ensure your parents are happy with this change of venue and sign a consent form. Let us know if you need a lift.


Welcome to High Blantyre Baptist Church!

We are a family Church with 24 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 and training for Education Authorities on 'Religious Observance'. He is a co-opted member of the Church of Scotland's Education Committee (2015-2017). 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 gained her PhD in Archaeology at Glasgow University in 2015 and Philip is a fully qualified Outdoor Instructor with the Abernethy Trust at their Ardeonaig Centre.


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