Category: News

General news and events what’s happening in the parish

The Messenger – September/October 2020

Request for contributions for The Messenger

Request for contributions for the next edition of The Messenger Dear Friends,As the vestry are now considering a proposal to re-open the church for worship under restricted conditions provisionally on 30th August, the previously notified Publication date of 30th August will not allow the…

Sunday Afternoon Garden Get-togethers

Garden Get-togethers

It’s been many months since we’ve been able to meet up with fellow congregants for a chat. Which is why we would like to invite all parishioners to our Sunday Afternoon Garden Get-togethers. The garden venue will change each week, the time is between…

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…

The Right Reverend Kevin Pearson Becomes 15th Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway

With a Deed of Installation, signed by the College of Bishops, the Right Rev Kevin Pearson becomes our new diocesan bishop today (Wednesday, 1 July 2020). This marks the end of our episcopal vacancy which started on the 11th October 2018 with the retirement…

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…