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The Prayer and Spirituality Team invites you to a quiet morning on Zoom in preparation for Easter. Taken & Given A dialogue between Covid-19 and the Crucifixion 10.00–10.20am: Welcome and opening worship. 10.20–11.00am: Taken—the pain of loss. 11.00–11.30am: Break (includes a quiet time/video). 11.30–12.10pm: Given—receiving when hope is in short more »

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This year my Lent Appeal is for the outstanding work undertaken by the Aberlour Child Care Trust, a charity that has longstanding links with our Scottish Episcopal Church, a charity dear to my heart, and a charity that is there for Scotland’s hidden children, whose considerable difficulties have been hugely more »

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Lent – The Season of Hope and Opportunity Dear Friends, Hope is much more than mere optimism: that is the lesson of faith and that is why Lent is the Season of Opportunity. Optimism, that feeling, view of life, that everything will work out well and that things can only more »

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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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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 »

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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 »