Women In Ministry: Should I Pursue Male Friendship(s) As A Single Woman?

by Sharon Dickens, Director of Women’s Ministry for 20schemes I was recently approached to participate in a Singleness, Dating and Contentment seminar. As I started to prepare for my session I was reminded just how important this issue is, not only for women on schemes, but in general. How I live my life as a […]

How Should A Church Planter Lead His First Ever Prayer Meeting?

by Andy Prime  (Church Planter for Gracemount) There are 10 people in your living room. They’ve come to a prayer meeting about a potential church plant in the area. Now, they have come to pray, but they’ve also come to suss you out. They want to know what you’re about, what your plans are, what […]

Why You Shouldn’t Apply To 20schemes Unless Your Marriage Is Broken

This week we’re starting something new. We’re hoping to launch a weekly 20schemes Podcast which will be available through iTunes and other podcasting apps. More information shortly, but for now, you can listen to an audio recording of this blog post by clicking on the player below.   We get many enquiries to 20schemes, particularly […]

20schemes to plant in Glasgow

We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting anew church planting initiative in the East part of Glasgow, in a scheme called Barlanark. We will be doing further interviews and keeping you updated of progress as the situation develops. We are hoping this is the first of many in a city with over […]

Understanding The Process Of Sanctification In Our Ministry To Men

This is the second part of a series of interviews we did with Ian Williamson, a church planter in a Middlesbrough council estate. Here he talks about his early Christian life and some of his struggles as a growing follower of Jesus. If you would like to financially support Ian and his work then please […]

20Schemes Summer 2015 Internship Opportunities Now Open

We are pleased to announce that we are now open to receiving applicants for our 2015 Summer Internship programme. Our internships last anywhere from 2-9 weeks and will take place in residence in one of four schemes in Scotland. For more information on the 2015 Summer Internship Programme, click here. Please note: priority is always […]