Young people remember the lost generations of World War I, the Boys' Brigade enjoy a sleepover at the Glasgow Science Centre, and CrossReach open a first class education campus for children with additional support needs.
Young people remember the lost generations of World War I
To celebrate the Year of Young People and the Year of the Poppy, some young people of Pardovan Kingscavil and Winchburgh linked with Abercorn churches made a memorial display at Winchburgh with a poppy pebble for each person named on the church's war memorial.
St Columbas Bridge of Don involved local schools in making poppy art installations which were displayed during a number of open days. "It was wonderful to see so many community representatives being led to remember by the children and young people."
Edinburgh Presbytery and Morningside Parish Church held a Remembrance performance of Fauré Requiem to raise funds for the Scottish Association for Mental Health and Poppy Scotland. The youth choir took part in the event.
The Rainbows and Girls' Brigade at Mossneuk Church East Kilbride , made poppies for the Church's Remembrance cross. The poppies were made from the bottoms of plastic bottles.
Craigrownie Parish Church held a Remembrance Sunday praying for the missing generations. They then presented a video celebrating the children, young people and families involved in the Church.
The local Brownies, Guides, Boy's Brigade, primary school, and young cadets were involved in Overtown Parish Church 's Night of Nostalgia and Remembrance concert, in aid of the centenary of the end of World War I. All proceeds from the evening went to forces charities.
Junior BB members enjoy a sleepover at Glasgow Science Centre
Boys' Brigade members from across Scotland experienced a night to remember at one of Scotland's top visitor attractions last weekend.
Four hundred boys aged from eight to ten spent the night at Glasgow Science Centre for the organisation's ‘Juniors Giant Sleepover' on Friday 2 November.
The boys, from BB junior sections, visited the state-of-the-art planetarium, and enjoyed a live science show, ‘Fantastic Forces', as well as hundreds of interactive exhibits.
New "first class" education campus officially opens
A new "first class" education campus run by CrossReach, the operating arm of the Church of Scotland's social care council, was officially opened in Renfrewshire.
The organisation is committed to achieving the best outcomes possible for children and young people and believes that the new approach is the ideal way to support those who have experienced trauma and adverse childhood experiences.
CrossReach awarded a group of young people for successfully completing the Get Into Care With CrossReach programme.
Young people from Lenzie Union Parish Church travelled to Colorado Christian University to celebrate their thriving partnership. The group experienced classes at a Christian university, took part in different styles of worship, and served breakfast at Denver Rescue Mission.
As a team we got to spend time praying together and sharing the bible each day taking it in turn to share our thoughts and discuss where we see God in our lives and in the lives of the people we meet.
Young people of Lenzie Union Parish Church
Overtown Parish Church are gathering gifts for children as part of their 'reverse Advent calendar'. The gifts will support an initiative by Orchard Primary and Clyde Valley High which aims to achieve their Gold Award for being a Rights Respecting School.
Hurlford Parish Church invited the local Rainbows, Brownies and Guides to celebrate the Year of Young People with an evening of songs, magic and puppets.
Livingston United Parish Church opened a children's library with many Christian books to read and borrow.