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
From the Life and Work Team Dear reader, we trust you are safe and well wherever this reaches you. During this challenging period, Life and Work is committed to helping keep our Christian community connected and so we have made the May 2020 issue available on our website. This can be accessed by clicking here … More Life and Work May 2020 Issue
Originally posted on Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet):
This month, the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series was inspired by English Language Day, celebrating the languages that bring us together as well as soon-to-be-forgotten languages and oral traditions. As our venue, the CCA, remains closed, we invite you all to join us online, from wherever you…
Tomorrow, the Rev Dr Roger Sturrock will lead our Easter morning worship. Roger invites us to wear something yellow and to have bread and wine ready so that we can share communion together remotely wherever we are. The service is pre-recorded and will premiere at 11am on http://www.wellingtonchurch.co.uk/worship-online The order of service will be available … More Join in our Easter Communion Service – tomorrow 11am.
We have the great honour and pleasure to host a mini-concert via ZOOM featuring oboist Katherine Needleman. We will gather online at 3.45pm and Katherine will join us at 4pm.
Message us on our social media channels or email rebecca [at] wellingtonchurch.co.uk for a ZOOM invite link. … More ZOOM in today at 3.45pm – for a mini-concert with Katherine Needleman of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Today’s poem is a find from Twitter and was shared by the Rev Kate MacDonald who works for the Church of Scotland in Israel. What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath— the most sacred of times? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for now, on trying … More Pandemic – A poem by Lynn Ungar