Beautiful Gate, Glasgow is able to function largely due to the selfless commitment of our workers and volunteers, popularly referred to as our “workforce”, who give their time to run various departments and ministries during the week and at the various activities that take place over each weekend and at other times. The activities of these volunteers are coordinated by a leadership structure made up of pastors, deacons, ministers and heads of various departments and ministries.
The church’s administrative activities are coordinated from within the church office, where a dedicated team of staff function under clearly defined sections and divisions geared towards meeting the objectives of the organisation.
Our ministries are designed to cater for specific needs of members of the church and the community.
To view a full list of Ministries in Beautiful Gate, Glasgow
So what are you waiting for? Fill the Workers’ Enrolment Interest form and get involved in The Kingdom Service.
BEAUTIFUL GATE ACADEMY (BGA)
At Beautiful Gate Academy, our mission is to support believers (both new and old) to:
- Becoming a disciplined follower (a disciple) of Christ,
- Make genuine heartfelt life commitment to Christ in their daily endeavoursTeachings at BGA are delivered with total simplicity of heart by men and women with proven testimonies of their Christian pilgrimage with a commitment to further the vision of our local assembly which is:To equip man in totality to prosper in all spheres of life (3 John 2) and become a living praise unto God (1 Peter 2:9) by providing unlimited opportunities to:
- Renew your mind with the word of God Rom12:1-2
- Equip your Spirit Man as you grow & nurture the fruits of your regenerated spirit Gal 5:22
- Equip yourself with the sword of the Spirit Hebrews 4:12
- The Word that gives life……John 1:1, 4, 14KJV
The BGA provides Christian educational supports to new Christians for solid Christian foundational knowledge through our Christian Foundation Class (BGA Level 1) which leads to Water Baptismal experience of the participants. Please click here for Enrolment Interest Form. At BGA, we also provide Discipleship training for Christians at various stage of Christian growth experiences to better position themselves as “Living proof” disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ through Workers -in -training classes (BGA Level 2), as well as Discipleship Classes (BGA Level 3). Please click here for further information as well as Enrolment Interest form.
Music (Beautiful Judaist)
“Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and songs” (Psalm 95:2)
- Beautiful Judaists (BJs) is a ministry made up of friendly and talented singers across all ages, who put just as much enthusiasm into socialising as singing and playing musical instruments. We are dedicated brethren bonded by the same goal of leading the entire church in worshipping our God in Spirit and in Truth. (John 4:23-24)
The Beautiful Judaists take care of the music and worship needs of the church. They are driven by a vision to create an energetic atmosphere for the manifest presence of God in every service.
- We are Passionate….
A people that are sold-out for God and passionate about the worship of God; Passionate about protecting and preserving the worship and glory of God in their lives and in the House of God.
We strive for a passion that is evident and obvious in the way we sing, dance, clap, serve etc.
A passion that visibly translates to the rest of the main fellowship, the depth of the heart behind our worship.
This is a passion that inspires and evokes responses from the main fellowship that are equally passionate and expressive
- We are passionate about relationship…. We strive to be a team of people that individually walk closely with God and are closely knit to each other. We are working to be a team that will minister in love – a ministry that is characterized by genuine love for each other and genuine relationships.
- We are passionate about Leadership….
We recognise that each individual member of the team is a minister before God and should take responsibility for their circle of influence and their individual contribution to the ministry as a whole.
- We are passionate about excellence….
We strive to be characterised by excellence in all our presentations and deliveries,recognising that the Spirit of God in us is known for excellence. Hence our offerings of worship to God should be Excellence is also a requisite characteristic of the offerings that we bring to God.
- We are passionate about discipline….
We strive to demonstrate spiritual and physical discipline in our habits, comportment and behaviour.
We are committed to be known as a people that understand the place and importance of spiritual disciplines such as prayer, meditation and fasting and also physical disciplines such as
practice, respect for and submission to authority and the integrity of timekeeping and honesty.
We believe that discipline complements excellence.
- We are passionate about maximising potential….
We strive to build on the premise that every individual is gifted with unique gifts that can benefit the whole. We are therefore committed to an environment where individual potentials are discovered as well as continual growth/development of potentials with the opportunity to use their gifts or interest.
We strive to be a people that are interested in being the best that they can be for God, for themselves, and for each other.
- We are passionate about creativity and diversity….
We are a people that celebrate liberty and freedom of expression to worship in different and creative ways, ranging from original creations to innovative adaptations and unique styles.
We are committed to expressing our worship in different languages, genres and styles representing and reflecting the membership diversity of the church.We are currently and actively ready to welcome talented volunteers for both the instruments and singing. For enquiries contact email@example.com
We exist to ensure that members receive adequate support and encouragement, particularly during moments of difficulty.
The Contact Network is a unique welfare scheme of Beautiful Gate, Glasgow that is completely dependent on the contribution of members of the congregation – being our “brother’s keeper” – who, in looking out for other members, enable our pastoral care team to cater for their specific needs and lend appropriate support.
Jesus said “whatever you do to the least of my brethren, you have done to me” (Matthew 25:40).”
If you therefore, know anyone who you think may need support and encouragement, or you have noticed a fellow member has not been to service for a while, please fill out the Contact Network Form available with the Ushers, so we can offer our support to them.
For more information on your participation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All- the way
At the All-the Way department of Beautiful Gate, Glasgow, we strive to offer confidential Bible-based spiritual guidance and support to anyone dealing with difficult situations or circumstances.
We are aware that lots of people go through challenging situations and sometimes all they need is someone to offer a listening ear, a shoulder to lean on, or someone to help bring the wisdom of God to bear in the situation and our team, supported by members of the spiritual leadership of Beautiful Gate, Glasgow do just that.
We are committed to offering confidential one-on-one Christian guidance. Are you therefore a professional and accredited counsellor or do you have passion for this endeavour and wish to be trained, please contact the church office for more information.
THE JUNIOR CHURCH
“Lo, children the heritage of the LORD and the fruit of the womb is his reward” (psalm 127:3) “
Welcome to the Junior church column! This department is made of trained teachers as well as other volunteers who serves as Class Assistants. The department is made of toddlers (2-5 years old) and older children of about 5-12yrs. RCCG Beautiful Gate, Glasgow’s Junior church has a thriving children’s work on Sundays and as well as lots of special events during the year. On Sundays, the children are assisted to learn about the Holy Bible, the parables and stories in it and friendship with Jesus Christ while studying. They listen to children music and see movies of bible stories either via projectors or television set.
Our activities on Sundays in the Junior church include times of Praise and prayer, questions and answers, craft, drama, and games. We build a sense of relationship and friendliness in the Junior Church so that the children can relate well with their tutors and mates for support and fun. “We also encourage the children to tell their friends about Jesus, through the parables he thought and all the miracles he performed. We host regular parties for members’ birthdays on Sundays, and non-church friends come around to have a memorable taste in the celebration. If you are interested in getting involved in the children’s work at the Junior church – whether as a Helper, Tutor and Supporter or as a child – then do get in touch through.
For enquiries contact Jemail@example.com. Cheers!
The Power House
The Power House is the Prayer Ministry of Beautiful Gate, Glasgow. The Christian life is anchored on prayers which forms a vital part of our communion with God. There is a common saying that Jesus started and ended His earthly ministry with prayers. We therefore strive to make greater commitment to this vital part of our daily walk with Christ our Lord.
What is prayer? Prayer is simply just talking to God. It is one of the greatest tools one can have, because it opens the door to a dialogue with God. Praying is like talking to your best friend! It’s easy and not complicated. The Power House is here to give you more information on How to pray, Why you should pray, When to pray and much more… We also share practical examples on the resulting effects of prayer and reflection of Prayer on your relationship with God.
The Power House is open for prayers every Monday from 6:30pm to 7.30pm, while the Church Hall is open for personal prayers and meditations from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, every day of the week apart from Mondays and Sundays.
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It is easy to misunderstand prayer, how to use it, and its purpose and function. Regardless of what one prays for, prayer has only one true function. Regardless of what one seeks, God is the only Source, and your prayer opens the door to Him. If you would like us to pray with you, please email your prayer requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE MULTIMEDIA DEPARTMENT
This is a team made up of talented technicians and information technologists charged with a mission to use media technologies to help individuals (both Christians and the unchurched) to develop more intimate relationship with God through various forms and styles of worship.
The department fondly known as BGG-MMD is grounded on 3 core values: Spirituality, Excellence and Team Work (SET).
The Multimedia Department is the ministry arm of the Beautiful Gate Media Centre responsible for the maintenance and proper functioning of the technical equipment and media coverage of the church.
The BGG-MMD household is made up of 5 Sub-sections, which jointly enlist several volunteer members.
The sub-sections include:
- The Multimedia Sound Engineering providing Live audio mixing, recording and re-production.
- The Multimedia Visual Production providing creation and displays of graphics and video content
- The Multimedia Word Mill providing production of the word of God in Audio and Video forms as well as online distribution of same.
- The Multimedia General Operation providing production management and team coordination
This Multimedia Department ultimately is responsible for providing enhanced excellent services in a way that the congregation is able to enjoy the worship experience and receive the anointed word of God without distraction
“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.” (Psalm 84 vs10)”
The Beautiful Gate ushers are responsible for ushering members of the congregation into designated areas assigned for them.
We are usually very alert and strategically placed around the aisles during church services to ensure they attend to the needs of the congregation effectively and efficiently with very minimal disruption to the service.
We are forerunners and door keepers, who welcome people with pleasant smiles, a warm welcome, and direct them to comfortable seats.
We make sure that perfect order is kept in and around the church at all times during the services.
We assist the Pastor to make the service a success by putting the congregation in the right frame of mind to receive the message.; they receive the order of the day from the Pastor; they see that the church heaters are in proper condition and church literature, offering/ tithe envelopes, and any other items that are to be distributed to the congregation are in order.
Our group through prayers and trainings make efforts to show kindness to members and guests of the church. We take responsibilities for maintaining orderliness and keeping the Church in a decent and presentable condition. As ushers, we introduce visitors to the church by having them sign a visitor’s card.
We are also responsible for collecting tithes and offerings. New members are welcome, for more information as regards this unit, please contact the team leaders or any of the members or make enquiries through email@example.com.
The Protocol Ministry, is the resident protocol and guest management service team at Beautiful Gate, Glasgow. Our core values are spirituality without compromise and integrity in ministry.
We are a vibrant, calm and collected bunch of individuals who are bound together by God’s love and our passion to serve with excellent. We consider it a privilege to serve Pastors and visiting guest ministers in the capacity we do.
What We Do: At the Protocol Ministry, we provide support for the in-house pastors and guest ministers, ensuring that they are well taken care of for the duration of their visit or ministering engagement.
Through our guest management service arm, we provide transit services for all ministering guest ministers. In all that we do as a team, we endeavour to leave a taste of order and excellence with exceptional service and hospitality. For more further enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org