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I have decided that this year’s Appeal will be for MND Scotland in memory of our late Diocesan Secretary, Chris Zochowski who died from Motor Neurone Disease earlier this year. In 1981, MND Scotland was founded by John Macleod, a 32-year-old Strathclyde police officer, who had Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Together with more »

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This year there will be two Chrism Masses. St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas – Fri 23rd March, 12 noon, followed by lunch* St Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow – Sat 24th March, 4pm I warmly invite you to attend whichever of these is more suitable for you. The liturgical colour is white or more »

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St Aidan’s Lectures 2018 will be delivered by the Rev. Canon Professor David Jasper, who will explore the religious thought of the poets Thomas Hardy, Thomas Traherne, Philip Sidney, and Geoffrey Hill. ST AIDAN’S LECTURES 2018   What a World art Thou (Thomas Traherne)   Reflections on Four Poets and more »

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Six people, from congregations ranging from St Augustine’s Dumbarton to St John’s Stranraer, recently completed the Diocesan Authorised Worship Leader’s Course.  This was led by Bishop Gregor and Canon Gordon Fyfe in the Diocesan Centre over 5 weekly evening sessions.   All participants had the support of their local Rector more »

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Bishop Gregor has decided that the Diocesan Synod to be held this Saturday, in Kilmarnock, should be postponed due to the weather conditions. The outlook from BBC Weather for Saturday states: It will be cold and windy with snow showers on Saturday, the showers perhaps becoming more persistent at times. more »

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Four SEI students joined fifteen candidates from the Church of Scotland for a study tour in Rome. They write: ‘This trip leaves ecumenical, historical and spiritual resonance within us as we return to Scotland for our continuing formation. In addition to the deep ties of friendship formed with the CoS more »

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Full Stipend with flexible housing or allowance option St Margaret’s, Renfrew and St John’s Johnstone have been linked for the last 20 years. We have an exciting opportunity for a priest to join and lead two unique, loyal and committed congregations with established support for incoming clergy. Both churches are focused on more »

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  News from the Scottish Episcopal Institute including January’s residential weekend (below), Vocations Sunday and the 2018 Staff Training Residential February 2018 Newsletter from SEI

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  Racial  Justice Service at  Cardonald Parish Church, 2155 Paisley Rd West, Glasgow  G52 3PF An Inclusive Church – Glasgow Racial Justice Group Scottish Churches Anti Human Trafficking Group Glasgow church leaders with Ecumenical Relations and Interfaith Matters Committee Presbytery of Glasgow Hear  the words of Martin Luther King on the more »

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Please see the intimation from Bishop Gregor Dear All It is with great sadness that I have to let you know that  our former Diocesan Secretary died this morning at 7.45.  He  died peacefully and Kate, his wife, was with him.  I myself was honoured to offer him the Prayer of the more »

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           CELEBRATING ST MUNGO SERVICE – Sunday 14th Jan 2018 4pm Glasgow Cathedral For the past nine years, Glasgow Churches Together and Glasgow Cathedral, along with the encouragement of the City Council, have held a highly successful ecumenical service to mark St Mungo’s Day. This happy more »

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The Scottish Episcopal Institute has appointed Richard Tiplady  as Director of Mixed Mode Training.  This appointment will enable the Institute to offer a new training pathway of contextual learning rooted in congregational ministry, within our existing Common Awards framework overseen by Durham University. Richard was, most recently, Principal of the Scottish School of more »