Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 21 October 2018.
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Prayer is being put at the heart of the church’s relaunched Mission Action process. Rev Sydney Maitland said: “A church prayer meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 24 October and it is hoped that as many members of the congregation as possible will be able to take part. “I am suggesting that any…
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 14 October 2018.
Bishop Gregor Duncan retired on October 11 – his 68th birthday. This video shows him laying down his crozier at a valedictory Evensong at St Mary’s Cathedral on the previous Sunday, and the gallery below illustrating his ministry was compiled by the Diocese.
Photographs of All Saints decorated for Harvest Sunday.
An update from the Barnabas Fund, which offers hope and aid to the persecuted church. News this month from Nigeria, Kenya, Syria, China and Thailand. Please pray for our brothers and sisters who are persecuted for their faith.
October’s Sung Evensong at All Saints will take place at 6.30 pm on the 14th of the month instead of the 7th to avoid coinciding with a Valedictory Evensong for Bishop Gregor Duncan.
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….
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 23 September 2018.
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.
The Barnabas Fund, which campaigns in support of persecuted Christians around the world, has launched a petition calling on the UK government to legislate for the protection of religious freedom in this country.
The headlines seem to become ever more violent and not just because of the events of the day, writes Rev Sydney Maitland. The emotions become ever more extreme, the mood swings more pronounced and the personalities vie with one another for prominence and coverage. No criticism is too slight to be ignored or to be…