The level 4 regulations introduced for Glasgow by the Scottish Government mean further restrictions on worship at All Saints from Sunday 22 November. Members of the congregation are therefore asked to indicate in advance if they wish to be present in church at 10.30 am services.
It is with deep regret that we announce that Kenneth McCreadie died peacefully on Tuesday morning, surrounded by his family and having received the final rites of the church.
One hundred years ago, Phoebe Anna Traquair became the first woman member of the Scottish Royal Academy, reflecting her status as a leading professional designer, particularly in the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland. Many thanks to the Diocese for this reminder that she created the reredos painting at All Saints:
A veteran member of All Saints’ congregation, Alan Deed, has died at the age of 92. Rev Sydney Maitland said: “Alan was a long standing member of All Saints and brought a special love of the scriptures to his reading of them in church. “He had a strong sense of humour and a rich fund…
Rev Alec Griffiths, who served as Rector of Holy Cross, Knightswood, from 1972-79, has died following a period of ill-health. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Mary Marshall, a life-long member of All Saints who served on the church’s Vestry and as People’s Warden for more than thirty years.
The Eucharist will again be celebrated at All Saints from Sunday August 2, following Diocesan approval of measures to guard against Covid-19. The church doors will open at 10 am, with the service starting at 10.30. Safeguarding means that there will be several differences from the Sunday morning service we’re used to, including: • Entry…
We’re delighted to announce that the church will be open for individual prayer on Sunday mornings from July 12 as part of Phase 2 of the easing of coronavirus restrictions. The doors will be open from 11.15 am until 12.30 pm. Social distancing will be observed, with stewards on hand to ensure that those attending…
Two members of All Saints’ congregation have passed away in recent days.
Food bank organisers appeal for financial aid as its activities and contributions are hit hard by Covid-19 measures.
Rev Dr Michael Hull, Director of the Studies at the Scottish Episcopal Institute, reminds us in the reflection below that the printed page can still “bridge our physical distances in a way different from the internet”. The Covid-19 pandemic challenges Christians like no other crisis in living memory in terms of liturgy, writes Dr Hull….
Many religions have festivals which celebrate light overcoming darkness. Such occasions are often accompanied by the lighting of candles. They seem to speak to every culture, and appeal to people of all faiths, and of none. They are lit on birthday cakes and to mark family anniversaries, when we gather happily around a source of…
Vestry meeting + Coffee Morning and Plant sale cancelled + Christian Aid Spring Fayre + Tea and Talk + West End Festival
In an unprecedented move, Church leaders came together on Wednesday 1st April 2020. The morning video conference included senior religious leaders from around Britain and Ireland who shared the situation in each of their jurisdictions. The initiative originated with Archbishop Justin Welby who wanted to offer an opportunity for leaders to hear and support one…
The spread of Coronavirus has quickly taken its toll on our ability to worship together in Woodend Drive, writes Rev Sydney Maitland. On Tuesday March 17 our College of Bishops followed Scottish Government advice and declared that ‘church services should cease’. Church buildings could, however, be kept open as a place for people to come…
In light of the latest Government guidance over the coronavirus pandemic, and the number of queries being fielded by Bishops and clergy seeking clarification on certain areas, the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church today issues updated guidance on how to respond. This guidance supersedes any previous guidance on the subject areas covered…
Clergy may still offer prayers and worship, but congregations may not attend.
The Scottish Episcopal Church will this Sunday (22 March) begin broadcasting video coverage of Eucharistic services via its website, social media channels and YouTube channel.
The Lent Prose – number 507 in our New English Hymnal – is being sung after Communion during Lent at All Saints. This moving piece derives from a hymn, Attende Domine, composed in the 10th century by Mozarabs, Iberian Christians living under Arab Islamic rule in Al-Andalus. It can be tricky to sing at first…
Earlier today, a Requiem was celebrated at St Bride’s Episcopal Church, Glasgow for all those whose remains are now in the Holy Cross Memorial Garden there. A Service of Dedication followed.
Why not begin Advent with a special Choral Evensong at 6.30 pm on Sunday December 1 in with the Jordanhill Liturgical Choir – sadly, the last occasion on which it will be led at All Saints by Alan Tavener.
With the General Election less than a fortnight away, here are some useful resources • Hustings at Jordanhill Parish Church • Scottish church leaders urge truthfulness in political debate • CARE for family, life and justice • Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office
Delivered by Graeme’s son, Tim, at the Requiem service for our Lay Reader Emeritus and friend at All Saints on November 5, 2018.
To those who have not already heard the news, we are sorry to bear sad tidings: our Lay Reader Emeritus, Graeme Hely, passed away in the early hours of last Sunday, October 28, just a few days after his 90th birthday. A Requiem Mass for Graeme will be held at 12 noon next Monday, November…
Photographs of All Saints decorated for Harvest Sunday.
The guest speaker at our October Tea and Talk will be Colin Ashwood from St Margaret of Scotland Hospice in Clydebank. Since its doors opened in 1950, the Hospice has touched the lives of thousands of patients with advanced life-limiting illness and older people with complex medical and nursing needs, their families and friends….
The story of how a young woman who discovered the Prayer Book at the age of 11 went on to work for the benefit of local labourers, set up a Sunday school and see it established as a mission church – now All Saints – before her death in 1864 at the age of 35.
A 21-year old student nurse who is the only girl to have studied primary and secondary education on Likoma Island has been awarded a university scholarship by the Diocese of Northern Malawi.
The Gaelic Books Council has published a new collection of poems by a member of All Saints, the distinguished poet Catriona Montgomery McLaughlin (Catrìona NicGumaraid NicLachlainn).
Our Tea and Talk series resumed on Thursday, February 1, when Rebecca Tavener introduced us to St Brigid of Kildare, also known as Brige or Brigantia or Bride.