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Over one hundred Episcopalians from the Diocese and the Province collaborated to create this video of welcome for the 15th Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway, the Right Rev Kevin Pearson, and his wife Dr Elspeth Atkinson.

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After the election of the Rt Rev Kevin Pearson as the 15th Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway, the litany below was written to acknowledge our enormous debt of gratitude and love that go out in our prayers for our sister Diocese of Argyll and The Isles and its people. Today, more »

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In the Corona Chapel of Canterbury Cathedral, not far from the archbishop’s chair, is a nondescript installation commemorating martyrs of recent times, in particular those of the Anglican Communion. Among these is one little known in the wider Communion, but immensely significant in the memory of Christians, and Anglicans in more »

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Here’s an update from Susan Walker – a member of St Ninian’s, Pollokshields –  who earlier this year, joined by Fiona Wallace and Fiona Walker began the creatively named Tour de Lockdown with proceeds benefitting the work of the Trussell Trust. Susan writes: I’m really delighted to report that we more »

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The Rev Les Ireland, Rector of St Cyprian’s, Lenzie, writes about his lockdown experiences of upcycling a pallet into a prayer desk: It all came out of lockdown, and a bit of spare time… Make a prayer desk! Make a prie dieu! As a hobby, I upcycle old pallets into more »

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Mary Louise Collins, a member of St Ninian’s Episcopal Church, Castle Douglas writes: In a conversation with our rector, the Rev Christopher Ketley, the recent obituary of George Floyd published in The Economist came up (The Life Pressed Out), and he asked me what I thought about the situation in more »

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“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.” John 13:34 #BlackLivesMatter Know Racism intersects with many forms of discrimination, hatred and prejudice – ableism, ageism, antisemitism, homophobia, Islamophobia, misogyny, transphobia, xenophobia and others. Make your more »

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The history of Christianity in Scotland is displayed on this stained glass window from the Chapel of St John at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Ayr, with early saints’ stories surrounding the centre image of the Holy Spirit descending on the apostles. What is missing from the picture is the Holy more »

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Christ Church, Lanark has been involved, along with other churches and organisations, in setting up “Lanark Helps” – a new local helpline that aims to provide practical and emotional support for those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown. Having met its initial goal of assisting vulnerable people with more »

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This story about life in lockdown comes from Mairi a member of All Saints, Bearsden. She writes: Those who join me in happier times with the All Saints gardening are probably all too familiar with my complaints about our garden at Ardbeg, that its best crop has always been stones. more »