The Right Reverend Kevin Pearson was today elected as the new Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway. Bishop Kevin is currently the Bishop of Argyll and The Isles and his election to Glasgow and Galloway represents a historic “translation” of a Bishop from one See to another. The See of Glasgow and Galloway became vacant in…
A dedication service for the Memorial Garden of the former Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Knightswood will be held on February 8 at the Garden’s new location in the grounds of St Bride’s, Hyndland. All are invited. The Diocese announced in April last year that the Garden would be moved, with proper reverence, following the deconsecration of Holy Cross.
The latest edition of an information bulletin from the Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway.
The Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway is no closer to having a new bishop. The Church’s Primus, Most Rev Mark Strange, wrote in an open letter to the Diocese on November 25: My Dear Friends in Glasgow and Galloway I know that many of you have been holding the College of Bishops in prayer as…
Statement from the Scottish Episcopal Church: It has become clear that the Preparatory Committee for the Episcopal Vacancy in the Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway will be unable to present a short list of a minimum of three names from which a new Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway could be elected by the Electoral Synod….
The first edition of what’s intended to be a quarterly bulletin from the Diocese.
A church has created legal history by winning a court order to carry out a mass exhumation of cremated remains from a memorial garden, The Scotsman reports. The Scottish Episcopal Church has been granted permission to excavate the land at Glasgow’s former Holy Cross Church and replant it at another site. The Knightswood church shut…
This year’s Diocesan Lent Appeal will strike a chord with the All Saints congregation, which for many years supported St Peter’s Hospital on Likoma Island, Lake Malawi.
Very Rev Ian Barcroft has been appointed as the Scottish Episcopal Church’s new full-time Provincial Director of Ordinands with effect from 1 June 2019. Ian has served as rector of St Mary’s, Hamilton, since 1997, and as Dean of Glasgow and Galloway since 2010.
A meeting on March 16 of the Electoral Synod of the Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway could not achieve a majority vote for a new Bishop to succeed the Rt Rev Dr Gregor Duncan, who retired in 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.
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.