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Our church buildings are to be closed again, out of love for the nation and each other. Epiphany continues.   From Bishop Kevin: “As you will have heard this afternoon, the First Minister has announced that all places of worship must be closed.   “This is a painful decision, but more »

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VACANCY: Rector of St Ninian’s  Scottish Episcopal Church Troon Full-time position Remuneration: Scottish Episcopal Church Clergy Standard Stipend Is God calling you to a new opportunity? Are you looking for ways to unlock new opportunities to fulfil your calling? Here at St Ninian’s we have a vision for future growth more »

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Dear Friends, People constantly attempt to make the Christian faith much more complicated than it actually is. The whole of Christian preaching and teaching can be summarised in one short word – LOVE. And the paradox is you can’t write about love, you can’t read about love, you can’t preach more »

Posted & filed under Appointments, Diocesan News, News.

I am very pleased to let you all know that I have appointed the Reverend Reuben James Preston as the new Dean of our Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway. Reuben will continue as Rector of St John’s, Johnstone and St Margaret’s, Renfrew. He will work closely with me, the Bishop’s more »

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Pastoral letter from Bishop Kevin, following the Scottish Government’s announcement of eleven council areas moving to COVID Protection Level 4. In this challenging situation, what do we have to offer? We offer hope. There is hope, even in, especially in the midst of pandemic and legal restrictions. There is hope more »

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The Chapel of All Hallows in Bellahouston Park was envisioned by the people of the Scottish Episcopal Church for the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow, 1938. Designed by Mervyn Noad and Wallace of Glasgow, it was built by Speirs Ltd. (of tin tabernacle fame). The A-frame building was divided into a more »

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On the feast day of Richard Hooker, poet-priest Malcolm Guite will engage us in a spiritual journey with the poetry of George Herbert. Book on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poetry-and-prayer-from-hooker-to-herbert-and-beyond-an-online-retreat-tickets-123012418455 Price: £10 Tue, 3 November 2020, 10am–4.30pm About this Event Malcolm Guite published After Prayer, his poetic response to George Herbert’s poem Prayer in October 2019. more »

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Each year the diocesan Prayer and Spirituality group organises a day of reflection for all those in licensed lay ministry—Lay Readers, Worship Leaders, Pastoral Assistants and Eucharistic Assistants. This year, we are going online! Saturday 10th October 2020: 10.00am–12.30pm Programme: 10.00–10.15: Worship and welcome 10.15–10.50: Reflections on ministry (and lack more »

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The latest newsletter from the Scottish Educational Institute is now available SEI Newsletter September 2020. Also available is the Ember Card with details of ordination candidates for the Diaconate and the Priesthood in the next few months.  Ember Card 2020 Deacons and Priests