Dec


20

A Christmas Reflection from Kieran

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 –…

Dec


8

Liverpool Accommodation Based Support – Festive Breakfast Meeting

Our friends at New Start hosted our Festive Breakfast Meeting this morning and we were really well looked after – take a look at the pictures to see what a fantastic breakfast buffet Deanna set out for us! There was plenty to talk about today and we were pleased to have a number of partners…

Nov


29

Give free gifts of kindness this December.

‘Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible’ – Dalai Lama   So, you’ve survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday – and maybe had a little left over for Giving Tuesday?   Let’s not forget that December is a marathon, not a sprint. It may be the ‘most wonderful time of year’ for some, it…

Nov


27

YMCA Carol Service

Join us and our partners from YMCA Wirral and YMCA St Helens as we come together for a festive evening or carols and refreshments. Held in the beautiful Parish Church of Liverpool, Our Lady and St Nicholas on Thursday 14th December at 6.30pm we will be joined by the fantastic Liverpool BID Choir performing a…

Apr


7

The Soul in The Machine

YMCA Liverpool are working in partnership with YMCA Wirral and YMCA St Helens to  host a special performance  of  The Soul in The Machine,  a play about the life of YMCA founder George Williams.  Commissioned by YMCA and created by Saltmine Trust the play will transport you back in time to Victorian London and tell…

Apr


7

Senior Leadership Team Update

We were sorry to say bye to Leanne but really pleased to welcome Les Ball back in an Interim Finance Director role. Ellie is currently on maternity leave with her baby boy but is keeping in touch with us. While Ellie is away, we are being supported by Justin Hill, CEO of YMCA St Helens.

Apr


7

Visit to Back in Focus

Tracy Emin is a controversial artist. Her turner prize nominated work, My Bed often evokes strong reactions from art lovers and loathers. The artwork itself cannot be categorised as unsuccessful, each way you assess My Bed it is has over achieved.

Jan


21

CAT Tweeting at Liverpool YMCA

At Liverpool YMCA we take the psychological well being of our residents extremely seriously. As a result we have worked hard to develop our staff with Cognitive Analytical Behaviour skills. To find out more information about CAT at Liverpool YMCA you can follow us on Twitter @CAT_LYMCA and read the article here