Category Archives: News

27 May
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70th Anniversary of the Ecumenical Institute

In 2016, the World Council of Churches celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Ecumenical Institute, inaugurated in 1948 at the Chateau de Bossey, Switzerland. Since then, thousands of women and men from all over the world have gone to Bossey ...

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Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
25 Jul
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Glasgow helicopter pub reopening shows “spirit of the city”, says minister

A minister who was heavily involved in the recovery effort when a police helicopter crashed into a Glasgow pub has said its reopening shows the “spirit of the city”. Revd Laurence Whitley, Minister of Glasgow Cathedral and a chaplain for ...

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St John Ogilvie 400th anniversary logo
10 Mar
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Choral evening prayer for Saint John Ogilvie

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and the leaders of the other Christian Churches joined to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Saint John Ogilvie at a solemn celebration of sung Evening Prayer in Saint Aloysius’ Church, Garnethill, on Monday 9th ...

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23 Dec
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Glasgow bin lorry crash: Memorial service for dead and hurt

A memorial service has taken place in Glasgow for the victims of a bin lorry crash that yesterday claimed six lives. The remembrance service was held at the Church of Scotland’s St George’s Tron Church, located yards from the crash ...

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22 Dec
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George Square crash: churches’ reaction and prayers

Churches and Christian organisations respond to the tragedy.

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Flanders Field poppies
04 Aug
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‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

A prayer featured in the World War One service of commemoration at Glasgow Cathedral on August 4, 2014. Almighty God, through your love the universe and this world were formed and sun and stars set in their courses. In love ...

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Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
04 Aug
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1,100 attend Glasgow service to mark centenary of the start of First World War

More than 1,100 people including dignitaries from around the Commonwealth have attended a service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. Prime Minister David Cameron, First Minister Alex Salmond and the Prince of Wales were ...

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta
16 Jul
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International Mother Teresa exhibition comes to Glasgow

An international exhibition on the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta will visit Glasgow in time for the Commonwealth Games.  The exhibition, Mother Teresa: Life, Spirituality, and Message, consisting of seventy-eight photographic panels, has already visited sites in London, Norwich ...

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