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Pilgrimage to Whithorn, and St Ninian’s Cave, on Saturday 2nd September 2017. In about 400 AD St. Ninian came from Tours to set up the first mission amongst the Picts, building a monastery at Whithorn, having landed at the Isle of Whithorn. As he reached out from his “White House” more »

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Diocesan Advent Quiet Day – coming SOONER than you think! Saturday 2nd December 2017 – 10 for 10.30 am – 3pm AT Holy Trinity & St Barnabas, Paisley, led by Bishop Gregor Duncan AND AT St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas, led by Bishop Gordon Mursell Participants are asked to bring their more »

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Faith Communities in Scotland come together in a Vigil for Hope on Tuesday 12 September  2017, George Square, Glasgow.  Refusing to Hate: A Peace Vigil for Hope Tuesday 12 September, George Square, Glasgow, 6-7pm In light of the terrible, violent events of recent months and years, the Ahl Al Bait Society Scotland & Focolare more »

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The 2017 SEI Lecture will be delivered by the Revd Canon Professor David Jasper DD FRSA FRSE, Professor of Literature and Theology, University of Glasgow on ‘The Role of the Arts in the Church of Tomorrow’. Thursday 26 October 2017 in the Memorial Chapel, University of Glasgow at 5.30pm More more »

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Danish / Scottish conversations on Liturgy – Monday 18 – Wednesday 20 September 2017  A weeWONDERBOX event Denmark is a predominantly Lutheran nation, Scotland, a predominantly Calvinist one, in terms of their respective Christian heritage. There are distinctive spiritual streams, but each in practice, incorporates other significant influences. So in this year, marking more »

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The SEI News can be read here. August Newsletter from SEI (09.08.17) Of particular interest to Glasgow and Galloway will be the ordination on 1st October of Jonathan Livingstone, by Bishop Gregor at 18.30 in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow, to serve in the congregations of St Mary’s Hamilton and St Andrew’s more »

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Eleanor Tofield, of St John’s Dumfries, enjoyed her third time at Glenalmond in July, with younger people from St John’s and the wider church. Read her report here, reproduced with permission, from St John’s Magazine Glen Report

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Two events have been organised by Eco-Congregation Scotland where David Bethune, Programme Coordinator at Eco-Congregation Scotland will be presenting information about their new eco-awards, and there will be time to ask questions and discuss the topic.  David hopes someone from all congregations will be able to attend on of the events: The first is more »

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The Learning & Discipleship Development Team’s Book of the Month  for August has been chosen by Revd Scott Robertson: The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession. by John Cornwell. You can access details here http://learning-discipleship.org/bookofmonth.html.

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Kenyan Women in Scotland (KWISA) hosting an event ‘ Faith Leaders in Scotland Against Female Genital Mutilation’ on Saturday 26th August 12:00 – 14:00 pm in Albany conference Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS.   To register or for further information contact kenyanwomeninscotland@gmail.com or tel 01312817347 / 07467958565

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September sees the start of another monthly series of Sunday Lunchtime Concerts in St. Bride’s Church. As last year, these will be held at 1.00pm. on the first Sunday of each month.   Tea and Coffee and biscuits will be available, and the church is open from 12.30. These concerts more »

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PROPERTY COMMITTEE ROADSHOW – TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2017 Following the successful Roadshow in May at Ardrossan we would like to offer the opportunity to other Clergy and persons in your charge who are responsible for property to attend a presentation by the Diocesan Property Committee. The meeting will take place more »