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In Our City,

For Our City.

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What sort of place do you want Edinburgh to be? We want to see people flourishing, communities thriving, the church mobilised and God glorified.
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Pioneering

Jesus was a pioneer – he is pioneering our salvation.

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Love

We focus on self-sacrificial love for others.

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Generosity

Our commitment for generosity flows from that shown by God.

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Unity

God is one and so are we in the church.

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Justice

God is just. We trust that he will bring justice to the nations.

Ministries

Our Work

Sharing the love of Jesus with the people of Scotland’s capital city. Below are all of our current ministry projects serving those in Edinburgh experiencing exclusion, deprivation, isolation and those facing a social disadvantage.

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Foodbank+

Foodbank+ is the Edinburgh City Mission network of food banks, located across 7 sites, provided on a referral basis.

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Salaam

Supporting refugees & asylum seekers, through a family-focused Weekend Club, Peaced Together, English Conversation Classes and more.

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Clothesbank+

For those in need of clean, warm clothing. Referral-based and located in Tollcross, in partnership with Central Church.

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Care Van

Providing hot food & drink to those experiencing homelessness – 5 afternoons, and 7 evenings a week. In partnership with Bethany Christian Trust.

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Soul Food

Providing a weekly meal for people experiencing homelessness, deprivation and isolation. In partnership with Soul Food Edinburgh.

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Nations

An inclusive ministry created to stimulate and strengthen the mission of ethnic minority and foreign language fellowships in Edinburgh.

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An Open Hand

An Open Hand is here to provide parents with presents for their children, so that the door can be opened to celebrating their birthday.

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Two’s Company

Equipping churches to engage in befriending relationships with isolated older people in their communities. In partnership with Linking Lives UK.

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Praying for the City

Various prayer meetings where we pray for people, churches, church leaders, other leaders and other organisations.

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Kids Matter

Kids Matter partners with the local church to reduce the impact of poverty on children in need by providing effective and accessible programmes that have been written for families facing disadvantages.

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Grounded

Grounded is an employability project training ex-offenders how to brew coffee and work in hospitality, run in partnership with Junction42 at Stenhouse Baptist church.

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Our Impact in 2023.


7

Foodbank+ Locations

20

Members of Staff

138

Mission Enablers

~14615

Food Provisions

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A Tribute to Andy Bathgate

24th March 1955 – 17th October 2023

We were sorry to learn of the sudden passing of Andy Bathgate, the Chair of Trustees of Edinburgh City Mission, who died peacefully at home this week.

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