Category: News

General news and events what’s happening in the parish

Christian Aid Week 2020 Appeal

Please watch Ruth and John Hanks’ e-Envelope message for the Christian Aid Week appeal. To donate and share the e-Envelope with family and friends, click on the link below. https://envelope.christianaid.org.uk/envelope/eyJlbnZlbG9wZSI6NTUwMSwgImNoYW5uZWwiOiJlbWFpbCJ9

Contributions for June 2020 The Messenger

Request for contributions for The Messenger

Dear Friends,After some discussion it has been agreed to publish a June edition of the MESSENGER electronically to keep all members of the congregation informed of and as a just-in-case scenario in the event that lockdown for COVID-19 is lifted.If it is lifted then…

Scrub bags for the NHS

Thanks to your donations of cotton pillow cases and sheets, Anna, Janina, Chris and all the other volunteers who have sewn these beautiful scrub bags!

Email Spam Alert

Please be aware of the following email spam alert received from one of our parishioners today, Thursday, 30 April 2020. “I thought I should let you know that in the past couple of days we have received spam messages claiming to be from the…

Virtual Congregational Coffee Mornings

The first virtual monthly congregational coffee morning will be held on Zoom on Thursday, 7th May 2020 at 10.30 am.  Join us for a virtual chat, say hello to friends who are locked down as you are and catch up on what’s going on…

Appeal for donations of Cotton Pillowcases

Anna Ind has volunteered to make scrub bags for the NHS.  For speed it is suggested that they are made out of cotton pillowcases – if you have any pillowcases which you are willing to donate – please leave them at the Rectory door…

Message from Bishop Mark

My Dear friends in Glasgow and Galloway Having received +Kevin’s letter of resignation from Argyll and The Isles I am now writing to inform you of the date at which +Kevin will become the Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway  Clearly the present situation has…

Funeral Rites for use in the COVID-19 Crisis

The Liturgy Committee of the Scottish Episcopal Church has produced abbreviated funeral rites for use in the current crisis. Every Diocesan Bishop has approved these for use in their respective diocese. The document can be accessed (in both Word and PDF formats) via the provincial website…

Glen 20 – Provincial Youth Week Cancelled

In further news, some of you may be aware already that Glen 20, the Provincial Youth Week, has had to be cancelled, unfortunately, because of coronavirus. However, a full package of support for current and would-be delegates has been put in place, and Glen…

Coronavirus

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…