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 »
Glasgow Churches Together are holding an Ecumenical Service for all those affected by cancer in any way. Thursday 26th October 7pm at St Teresa of Lisieux, 86 Saracen St, Glasgow G22 5AD Everyone welcome from all faiths and none. Poster: 2017 pause for hope service
Monday 30th Oct 2017 6.30pm at Christ The King Church Hall, 220 Carmunnock Rd, G44 5AP AGM and the work of GCT Lecture Church History and Lutheran Reformation Main Speaker Revd. Dr. Charlotte Methuen, Lecturer in Church History at the University of Glasgow and an Associate Member of the Faculty of Theology at the University more »
The Scottish Episcopal Institute October News is now published with news of recent ordinations, including Jonathan Livingstone who was ordained Deacon by Bishop Gregor on 1 October in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow to serve in the congregations of St Mary’s Hamilton and St Andrew’s Uddingston. Full newsletter here SEI Newsletter 3 October more »
So far 20 people have booked to go on the Diocesan Holy Land Pilgrimage 12-23 May 2018. There are just a few more spaces for anyone still wishing to join. For latest details of the programme, costs, grants and preparation please email firstname.lastname@example.org The Rev Canon Cedric Blakey, Pilgrimage Leader.
Sunday 1st October at 1pm, the Scottish Clarinet Quartet are giving a concert – free entry with a retiring collection in aid of the Organ Restoration Fund at St Bride’s, 69 Hyndland Road, Glasgow G12 9UX Please feel free to print poster and display in your church Other concerts: November more »
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 »
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 »
Jonathan Livingstone is to take up his Curacy at St Mary’s, Hamilton and will be ordained Deacon at St Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday 1st October at 6.30pm to which you are all invited. Jonathan tells something about himself…….. I was born in Edinburgh whilst my family lived in Peebles and they more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
Saturday 30th September there is an open invitation to all church members to hear an inspirational speaker Canon Sarah Snyder, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s top advisor for ‘Peace and Reconciliation’. Find out more here Scottish E News July 2017
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.