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Here is some more uplifting news for a change – the April edition of the Scottish Educational Institute newsletter can be downloaded SEI Newsletter April 2020

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The Scottish Episcopal Church will broadcast the second of its weekly Eucharistic services on Sunday (29 March). The service will be held in private, in line with SEC guidelines following government advice to suspend church services as part of the national effort to halt the spread of coronavirus. At the more »

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The College of Bishops has taken the “difficult and painful” decision that the church and cathedral buildings of the Scottish Episcopal Church should now be closed to the public until further notice. A letter to all Clergy, Lay Readers, Vestry Secretaries, Diocesan Secretaries and Diocesan Offices states: “The College of more »

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As part of the ongoing response to the Coronavirus pandemic the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) will this Sunday (22 March) begin broadcasting video coverage of Eucharistic services via its website, social media channels and YouTube channel. The web page for the broadcast is located at www.scotland.anglican.org/broadcast-sunday-worship The first service, led by more »

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For the most up to date guidance from the Scottish Episcopal Church, please check https://www.scotland.anglican.org/coronavirus-updates/.   Churches have joined together in Scotland to sign a letter commending the Call for a National Day of Prayer in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Signatories include the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Roman Catholic Church, more »

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This year, the Bishop’s Lent Appeal will support Glasgow City Mission. Glasgow City Mission is the world’s first City Mission. Since 1826, they have been showing Christian care to vulnerable adults and children by fighting against poverty and disadvantage in Glasgow. Their ethos is to work together to extend Jesus’ model more »

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Our Diocesan Synod met earlier today, beginning with the Eucharist including Constitution of Synod and Chrism Mass. The meeting continued with the elections for the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church. ⬤The Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth was homologated as the clergy representative from the Glasgow North-East Region. ⬤The Rev more »

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Bishop Mark visited Swinton Primary School to bless the new school chaplain, Rev Jim Benton-Evans, priest-in-charge of the East End Team Ministry. The whole school gathered to thank Rev Jim for his work at the school, which includes leading ukulele club, supporting staff and pupils, and most recently working with more »

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The next meeting of the Church and the Academy will meet on Tuesday, 25th February at 5.30pm (No 4 The Square, G12 8QQ) and will discuss Prayer in a New Culture. Intercessions in Contemporary Services will be addressed by the Rev Dr Merete Thomassen, Associate Professor of Liturgical Studies in more »

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This item comes from the latest edition of the Scottish Episcopal Institute Newsletter – which you can find here – February 2020 – News from the SEI. Alastair Haggart Bursary Award 2019: This Fund, set up by his family in memory of Bishop Haggart, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church more »

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Primus and Interim Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway, extends to all a warm invitation to the Dedication Service of the new Holy Cross Memorial Garden. This will take place on Saturday, 8 February 2020. The Garden is in the grounds of St Bride’s Scottish Episcopal more »

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An Epiphany message about Climate Change from Professor Ian M. Arbon, Chartered Engineer, Chartered Environmentalist, Visiting Professor, Centre for Energy Policy University of Strathclyde. This was originally published in St John’s, Stranraer’s church magazine. It’s never easy to write a New Year message that does much more than bemoan the more »

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SCOTTISH CHURCHES ANTI HUMAN TRAFFICKING GROUP Sunday 9th Feb 4 p.m. Racial Justice  Service St Peter’s Church, 46 Hyndland St, Partick G11 5PS Glasgow Church Leaders with Ecumenical Relations and Interfaith Matters Committee Presbytery of Glasgow Justice and Peace Glasgow and Scotland, Mectis and Scottish Asian Christian Fellowship Professor Reddie a leading scholar in the more »