Posted & filed under News.

“As far as we know this is the only church service that will recognise the men and women who built the ships that protected us in the Great War,” said Rev David Gifford, Rector of St Mary’s Episcopal Church, Port Glasgow. The Service at St Mary’s, formerly situated outside Fergusons more »

Posted & filed under Vacancies.

St John’s, Moffat and All Saints’, Lockerbie, a linked charge of Episcopal Churches in beautiful southwest Scotland, seeks full-time rector to help our churches reach out to our communities, evolve to meet the needs of all age groups, and to develop our faith. Application form available from e.mcdonnell@hotmail.co.uk. Closing date for more »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

The Scottish Episcopal Church of St Mary, Bridge of Weir Festival of Arts & Faith 9th – 16th September 2018 Gethsemane Garments A special exhibition called “Gethsemane Garments” will be staged at St Mary’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Bridge of Weir, – the Little White Church in the Wood – as part of more »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Sermon preached by the Rt Rev Dr Gregor Duncan, Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway, at St Oswald’s Maybole on the feast of Saint Oswald, Sunday 5 August 2018. St John 15.4: ‘Jesus said “Abide in me as I abide in you…”‘ Those the Church calls saints are supremely those who, more »

Posted & filed under Material.

As we start to think about our planning for Harvest, the Learning and Discipleship Team hope the suggestions on the link below will be helpful. Also 2018 is as we know the centenary of the end of World War 1.  There is a special link for this that you may more »

Posted & filed under Requests for help.

St Oswald’s Kings Park are providing a community crafting group, it is part of our new ‘yeast fellowship’. for our felting workshops we are looking for foam, the sort you get in packing boxes, the hard stuff. It is a good recycling opportunity 🙂 this stuff is awful in landfil more »

Posted & filed under Training.

This month’s newsletter from the Scottish Episcopal Institute is available to download here August 2018 NEWS FROM SEI Mrs Denise Brunton who has been SEI’s Administrator throughout its life, and before that worked for TISEC and Coates Hall is retiring in September. In total, Denise has served the Scottish Episcopal Church more »

Posted & filed under Events.

‘Souls of our Shoes’ is a shoe exhibition to highlight domestic abuse. It will be held at St Columba’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Aubery Crescent, Largs. KA308SB. From Saturday 13th July until Sunday 29th July, 10am to 5pm. The shoes speak on behalf of abused individuals who suffer and some who die at more »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, Events.

The 90th Annual Festival and Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 8th September 2018 at St Bride’s Church 69 Hyndland Road Glasgow G12 9UX The Festival will commence with High Mass at 1pm. Celebrant – The Warden This will be followed by refreshments and the Annual General Meeting. more »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News.

The Diocesan Synod took place in the Howard Centre, Kilmarnock on Saturday 12 May, having been postponed from its usual March date due to the ”Beast from the East”.  This may have accounted for the slightly reduced attendance. The Synod began with a Eucharist at Holy Trinity, across the road more »

Posted & filed under Uncategorized.

Recently two Diocesan strand groups, members of the Development Teams for Prayer & Spirituality and  Worship & Liturgy worked together to run an Intercession Day with members of the congregation of St Michael and All Angels, Helensburgh.  Around 18 folks took part,  including members of St Mary’s Port Glasgow with more »

Posted & filed under Reflection.

In this reflection on Easter, Jane Bottomley looks back at her first Holy Week at St Paul and St John the Evangelist Church, Monklands.  For some years I’ve been aware of a fault line running through my life, a kind of displacement between religion and faith. It is still only more »

Posted & filed under Diocesan News, Events, Training.

Following the course held in Glasgow earlier this year, there will be a further opportunity for those seeking training as authorised Lay Worship Leaders to do so later this year. The new course will take place in the Galloway Region over 5 sessions and is a requirement if the individual more »

Posted & filed under Training.

SEI Lecture 2018: The annual SEI Lecture will be held this year on Thursday 11 October at 5.30 pm in Parliament Hall, South Street, St Andrews. Professor Elaine Graham, Grosvenor Research Professor of Practical Theology, University of Chester and Canon Theologian of Chester Cathedral, will deliver a paper entitled ‘Liberating more »