This week we enjoy singing from the cathedrals of Ely, Lichfield, Lincoln and Sheffield, concluding with an organ voluntary from St Catherine’s Church in Hamburg, where JS Bach himself once played. We open our Liturgy of the Word with hymn 9, Lo He comes with clouds descending …
Archives for November 2020
Reflection by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 29 November 2020.
Journey through Advent with hymn and song in this Spotify playlist created from suggestions by people of the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway. To add yours email email@example.com, comment and share!
“I want, I want, I don’t know what I want.” I believe that these words come from a play, ‘The Insect’ by the Capeks. They somehow reflect a lot of what people feel today, writes Rev Sydney Maitland. We resent the salaries and bonuses paid to bankers but we still want our savings to be…
Rev Reuben James Preston – Rector of St John’s, Johnstone and St Margaret’s, Renfrew – is the new Dean of Glasgow & Galloway. In making the appointment, Bishop Kevin Pearson paid tribute to Canon Gordon Fyfe, who has been acting Dean for the past two years following the resignation of Rev Ian Barcroft.
As we enter a new phase of restrictions on our Sunday worship in church, we continue to publish this weekly online Liturgy of the Word for those who are not yet ready to mix in public and for our wider audience. On this Sunday of Christ the King there is, appropriately, some rousing music and we open our worship with hymn 352, Crown Him with many crowns …
Reflection by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 22 November 2020.
A Diocesan Advent Quiet Day will be held online over Zoom on Saturday, 12th December 2020, 10 am – 12.30 pm. Entitled ‘Going Out, Coming Home’, it will reflect on the exile of the Holy Family to Egypt and the return to Nazareth in the context of Covid-19.
Although we can now share the Eucharist together at All Saints on a Sunday morning, we continue to publish this weekly online Liturgy of the Word for those who are not yet ready to mix in public and for our wider audience. We open our worship with hymn 139, Come, thou Holy Spirit, come …
Sermon by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 15 November 2020.
Although we can now share the Eucharist together at All Saints on a Sunday morning, we continue to publish this weekly online Liturgy of the Word for those who are not yet ready to mix in public and for our wider audience. Please remember especially in your prayers Kenneth McCreadie, who passed away this week, and Brenda, and their family.
Reflection by Rev Sydney Maitland for Sunday 8 November 2020.
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.
An update from the Barnabas Fund, which offers hope and aid to the persecuted church. News this month from Mali, Somaliland, Iran, India and China. Please pray for our brothers and sisters who are persecuted for their faith.
The Chapel of All Hallows in Bellahouston Park was envisioned by the people of the Scottish Episcopal Church for the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow, 1938.