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As I write, the clocks have gone back and things are getting darker. People now talk of light deprivation as a medical condition and it does seem that some of us are susceptible to all of that. But, at this time of the year, there’s a lot of extra light more »

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The church of St John the Evangelist is situated just west of the town centre within the Greenock West Conservation area in the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway.  Our worship is liturgical and Eucharistic, blending the best of the traditional with the best of the contemporary. The rectory at 96 more »

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An offer to Member Churches: Scotland’s Churches Trust aims to advance the preservation, promotion and understanding of Scotland’s rich architectural heritage represented in its churches and places of worship of all denominations throughout the country. With a mission as important as this, you will not be surprised to hear that more »

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  OUTSIDE WORLD – A seminar led by Professor Mary Marshall, which will give key insights into the greater spiritual aspects of our relationship with nature and what gives meaning and purpose to our lives.  It will challenge our assumptions and give us new perspectives. Wednesday 26 October 2016 – more »

Posted & filed under Requests for help.

The Scottish Government have published their consultation document prior to the final strategy being taken to parliament in May 2017 Views are requested from now till 7th December. Human Trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for exploitation – sexual, labour, domestic servitude, criminal, organ removal.    Human trafficking more »

Posted & filed under Training.

On Saturday 15th October in the Diocesan Centre in Glasgow, the Diocesan IT Officer Andrew Walker, will run a training course from 10:00 to 14:00. The training is aimed at those who are currently involved in, or wishing to become involved in, administrating their church website.  The training will give them the understanding and more »

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The Rev. Canon Audrey O’Brien Stewart and Lay Reader, Kennedy Fraser, invite you to join them for a journey through scripture and spiritual practice aimed at inviting us on a pilgrimage in our daily lives. Mondays from 7:30-9:00PM: 3 & 17 October; 7 & 21 November; and 12 December at more »

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The Reverend Stephen Hazlett will be Instituted as Rector of St Mary’s, Gatehouse-of-Fleet and Greyfriar’s, Kirkcudbright on Thursday 29th September 2016. by the Right Reverend Dr Gregor Duncan, Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway. You are warmly invited to attend either Service of Institution to be held at 10am at Kirkcudbright and then 12 more »

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“ENCOUNTERS” 03/12/16 from 10 for 10.30 am – 3pm at Holy Trinity & St Barnabas, Paisley. Led by  Maureen Brough and “ADVENT: AN END AND A BEGINNING” at St Ninian’s Castle Douglas. Led by Bishop Gregor Duncan For further info  diocesan-advent quiet day 2016 poster  Participants are asked to bring their own lunch, more »

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Reminder To all Lay Ministers (Lay Readers, Pastoral Assistants, Eucharistic Assistants, Worship Leaders)  On Saturday 15th October 2016 we are offering an opportunity to develop your spiritual formation as Lay Ministers.  This will be held in Bishop’s Court Paisley* from 10. 30am till 1pm, (registration and coffee from 10am), with the more »

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The Scottish Government is soon to publish its draft strategy on the implementation of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act that received Royal Assent last November.   I hope that as many church organisations and members will send written responses to this consultation that is soon to be published. For more »

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Glasgow Churches Together AGM will be held on Monday 10th October 2016 at 6pm in Glasgow City Chambers, George Square, Glasgow Please display this poster 2016-gct-agm-poster   There will also be a lecture  “An Ecumenical Journey – Who Knows Where Our Journey Will Take Us?”  by: Bob Fyffe (General Secretary, Churches Together in Britain & more »