Today’s Morning Reflection is based on Deuternomy 34:1-9 (NRSV). … More Place for Pause – To the Mountains to Look Ahead
Today’s Morning Reflection is based on 1 Kings 19:3-13 The transcript and task are available for download here: https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/69014/WednesdayText.pdf Click on the picture below for the video to start: Reading • 1 Kings 19:3-13 (NLT) – Rev Jenny Adams Reflection – Rev Catherine Beattie Prayer – Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General … More Place for Pause – Listening for the Still Small Voice
A blog by Tom Moffat At a recent meeting of the Wellington (virtual) Tea Party the conversation touched on stories about the life of the Wellington congregation within the memory of the group. One such conversation mentioned Communion services, of the time when only men were elders and the service was very formal. One member … More How things have changed!
A blog by Rebecca Gebauer This week in Christian Today, I came across a commentary by Tim Farron (MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale and former leader of the Liberal Democrats) in which he raised the important issue of writing to your MP as a Christian. Under the title “Christians shouldn’t just be another predictable lobby … More How to write to your MP or other representatives
As our Kirk Session explores in weeks to come when and how we can re-open our building in a manner that is manageable and safe for all, we may find some inspiration from this “safety”-video from Bethany Baptist Church in Risca Newport in Wales. This may give you a good chuckle, hopefully! … More Post-lockdown church
In normal years, we would have just concluded three weeks of observing twice daily how students and parents celebrate a great mile stone in their lives: graduation from UofG. This year, graduations have moved online but traditions are still followed. Led by the University’s Chapel Choir, members of the campus community have come together virtually … More Gaudeamus Igitur – Online Graduations at UofG
Church of Scotland Moderator, Martin Fair has launched a new series of in-conversation videos under the title “It’s a Fair Question” which will be available across the Church of Scotland social media channels and be shared on our website here. In the first video, he talks to two ministers who were ill with COVID-19, Rev … More It’s a Fair Question (1)
Some of you will have seen Beatitudes for a global pandemic by the Church Times Cartoonist Dave Walker already. He has now worked them into an animated clip. Click on the picture below and listen to his interpretation of the Beatitudes for our strange and challenging times.
Ian M. Falconer, a Scot based in Jerusalem, has written a blog expressing his thoughts on events in the US and beyond. He reflects on how we are called to be active peacemakers and says: Being a peacemaker is about making a long-term commitment to healing, justice, and honesty. Peace does not simply happen, … More “What does love look like? Not like this”
On Sunday at 1pm, we will enjoy a ZOOM recital of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner presented by our very own Robin G, Robin S, Norman S, Grace F, Scott A, Helen and Roger S, Sally B, and Gelnda W. Sally and Glenda will read their passages, while everyone else is learning their part … More The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Seen on the Facebook page of our neighbours Hillhead Baptist Church Source: The London Centre for Spiritual Direction Labyrinths have often been walked to focus one’s mind on God. This lockdown labyrinth has been designed with this extraordinary time in mind. Rather than a journey to the centre, this labyrinth’s twisting turns and long corridors … More Lockdown Labyrinth
From the Life and Work Team Lockdown Weekly brings you the latest news from the Church of Scotland and related organisations during the Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic. We hope it will be a useful resource to help people keep in touch with events during this period when churches are closed and many of us are in … More Life and Work Lockdown Weekly Features
From The Church of Scotland Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, who was inspired to set up a support service after Frightened Rabbit front man, Scott Hutchinson, committed suicide, fears that social isolation will push vulnerable people to the brink. So is there anything that we can do to help? During this Mental Health Awareness Week, … More Moderator marks Mental Health Week
Christian Aid Week this year is different not only because the Corona pandemic forces us to move everything online but also because at Wellington it will last 3 weeks from 10th to 31st May 2020. This “Christian Aid Season” will conclude with our Communion service on Pentecost Sunday when our special offering will also … More Christian Aid Week(s) 2020 at Wellington Church – Challenge Overview
Friends,* greetings from the very quiet shores of the Sea of Galilee. I hope that you are all safe and healthy, and pray that despite this strange, … life in the time of covid-19