Category: Lockdown 2020

A chronicle of activities by parishioners during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Christmas and Advent Wreaths – do you have one?

Earlier this year, at the start of the first lockdown, we asked you for photos of your Easter trees and Spring gardens. And we received beautiful ones from many of you. None of us knew that we would still be in the grip of…

St Michael’s is open for private prayers

St Michael Open For Private Prayer

Since Tuesday, 14th July, 2020, St Michael and All Angels has reopened for private prayer from 1000 – 1200.  The church has been cleaned and a small working party completed the basic preparations.  A record of visitors with contact details will be kept so they…

Welcome Bishop Kevin

An invitation to contribute to Bishop Kevin’s welcome as 15th Bishop of the United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway on 1 July 2020

Evening Prayers on Sunday, 21 June 2020

Update: regrettably we’re unable to stream Evening Prayers live on our website at this time. However, to view the service, please click on the link below Our apologies for any disappointment caused.

You’re welcome to visit our garden – Joan Sadden

 “If any of our friends at church wish to walk round the garden when doing their daily exercises, they are welcome to do so. I may wave or shout to them, if I see them!!”Joan

Your Lockdown Activities

Following on from our Easter Tree and Spring Garden photos, we asked you share what you’ve been up to during lockdown, what crafts you’ve been doing, or new hobbies you’ve taken up or exercise routines and even video’s if you have one?  Here we share the…

Spring in Our Gardens – 2020

Feature Image for Spring in our Gardens 2020 post

Maureen & Brian Kyles’ Spring garden!  Christine Fowler’s Garden Maureen and Brian’s Garden Lorna Douglas’ dog attempting to do the impossible Aliet and Chris Ray’s Garden

Easter Trees for Easter 2020

Collage of Easter Trees

During Holy Week some truly wonderful Easter Trees were created to cheer up families and neighbours in lock down during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are the photographs of the Easter Trees we received, some with and some without their stories. Adam & Eva Cowburn (Eva…


Discontinuation of all gatherings of worship On advice from the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church, St Michaels will discontinue all gatherings of worship until further notice. We will resume usual services as soon as we can. In the meantime the province…