Posted & filed under Diocesan News, News.

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 »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News.

This story about life in lockdown comes from Susan Walker – a member of St Ninian’s, Pollokshields. She writes: “On April 1st 2020, I received the letter I had been expecting and dreading. “The NHS has identified you as someone at risk of severe illness if you catch Coronavirus. Stay more »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

The May edition of the Scottish Educational Institute newsletter can be downloaded here – SEI Newsletter May 2020.

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, Mission, News.

For understandable reasons, it is perhaps possible that the Bishop’s Lent Appeal might not have been top of the recent priority list for many charges, especially as they contemplate their own financial issues in these difficult times.  However, a number of churches (and individuals) have been asking what is happening more »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, Training.

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

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, News.

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 »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, News.

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 »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, News.

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 »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, News.

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 »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

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 »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

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 »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

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 »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, Events.

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 »