Always Room Inside

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YMCA Liverpool and Sefton are supporting Liverpool City Council’s Always Room Inside campaign. No-one in Liverpool needs to sleep rough on the streets. If you have concerns about someone sleeping rough on the streets of Liverpool, call the Always Room Inside helpline: 0300 123 2041     www.liverpool.gov.uk/alwaysroominside  

Kindness Calendar – Do Good December, A Blog From Kieran, YMCA Chaplain

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‘Together we can change the world, just one act of kindness at a time’ – Ron Hall   Let’s spread more kindness this festive season! This Do Good December kindness calendar from Action For Happiness has daily suggested actions to do throughout December 2018 to help you spread a bit more kindness in the world. The festive season should be…

YMCA Carol Service is back!

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This year YMCA Liverpool & Sefton, YMCA St Helens and YMCA Wirral will once again be coming together to celebrate Christmas at Liverpool Parish Church, Our Lady and St Nicholas. The service will be reflective and celebratory and will feature a very special appearance from the Children’s Choir from YMCA Sefton Nursery alongside our friends…

Just Do It – A Blog from Kieran Bohan

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Just do it, for God’s sake! Reflecting on the Christian mission of the YMCA  In September, I spent three days with colleagues from around a dozen other YMCAs at the UK Unify conference, a platform for YMCAs to share and reflect on the Christian mission of what is now the largest and oldest youth charity…

Your Space – A blog from Kieran Bohan

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Opening and blessing of Your Space As chaplain for Liverpool YMCA, I was delighted this month to be asked to open and bless the newly refurbished activity room at YMCA Leeds Street. Following consultation with residents, the new name for the room was chosen as ‘Your Space’. ‘Your Space’ has been redesigned to be a…

Mental Health First Aid

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Our Mental Health First Aid Trainers, Emma and Kevin recently delivered the course at YMCA Liverpool. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a fantastic course and is the mental health equivalent of physical first aid. MHFA training is interactive and provides the practical skills and confidence to help recognise the signs and symptoms of common…

A Christmas Reflection from Kieran

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Last week I read a headline on The Independent news website that said: ‘One in five Brits does not know Jesus Christ born on 25 December’. I have good news for them – he almost certainly wasn’t! In the story we hear again each Christmas, we remember that the shepherds were out watching their flocks by night –…