Christianity Explored is a relaxed and contemporary course that explores the key questions about the nature of the Christian faith. Each week of the course focuses on a different aspect of Jesus’ life based on the Gospel of Mark which chronicles the life story of Jesus. The course runs over 7 weeks and each session … More Christianity Explored Course starting soon!
The seeds that we planted in the “Breathing Place” garden back in May are now producing vegetables. If you haven’t seen the garden yet, please pay a visit to the Creche and look through the window – it really is an impressive sight with the red flowers of runner beans, a sprinkling of marigolds and nasturtiums, as well as the vegetables: broad beans, runner beans, peas, carrots, courgettes, leeks, potatoes and kale. … More Gardening Partnership with Woodlands Community Garden
Kirk leaders are going ‘On the Road’ this autumn running a series of day and evening events across the country to hear from you. We want both to listen to your ideas and to share thinking about the future direction of the ministry and mission of the Church of Scotland. … More ‘On the Road’
DAVID BLACKHURST – GALILEE CYCLE – In November 2016 David will travel with a group to Israel, to cycle through the Galilee region over a 5 day period. He is raising funds to help with the refurbishment of the paediatric department of the EMMS Nazareth Hospital. This is a return trip, having been out in 2009 with Gavin. He would appreciate support in prayer and, if you are able, financially. … More David’s Charity Cycle
Dear Friends, As I write this, we are in the midst of preparing to go on holiday. It’s always a time of anticipation, even excitement, perhaps a little apprehension as you trust that all the arrangements work out in the way they are supposed to. We’ll let you know all about it when we come … More Wellington News: Message from the minister
Summer camps: Give thanks that the camp at Kingscross in which Kathryn was involved in July went really well. The young people had a great time and there were lots of very productive conversations about God and life. Two young people went home with their own bibles for the first time. Please pray that … More August 2016 Prayer update
Thank you to everyone who supported this event either by volunteering or coming and eating and drinking at it. We had mixed weather which perhaps discouraged some visitors from enjoying our wonderful panorama of University Avenue, from the photos you can see how bright and welcoming we made the space with the red colour being a … More Cafe on the Steps
Dear Friends, At the end of May, Helen and I were privileged to attend a wedding in Sussex of a young couple – the bride Scottish and the groom Nigerian – who held their reception in a marquee in the gardens of a local vicarage. The weather was perfect and the whole event was quintessentially … More Message from Roger Sturrock
We will show our documentaries as part of the West End Festival, some of which have links with Wellington Church. Tuesday 14th June: ‘Action for Peace – Sally Beaumont’ (22 mins), which is an interview with Sally; ‘Christianity is about relationship, hope – Rev Bruce Keeble’ (26 mins), in which Rev Keeble, the minister at … More INTANGIBLE LEGACIES
A “Come and Sing” festival of favourite hymns old and new, directed by eminent conductor Ian McCrorie MBE. Music will be provided. Suitable for both SATB readers and non-readers alike. Alan Kitchen will accompany on the organ, along with a professional brass ensemble, and the Voice of Hope choir providing musical interludes.
Free entry. Donations to Waverley Care. (NB 6.30pm rehearsal for sopranos who wish to sing descants.) … More Coming up this Sunday: The Big Hymn Sing
Love singing hymns? This year is the third and final Big Hymn Sing (for the time being). Those who have previously attended will know the format – a great opportunity to sing favourite hymns with a large body of singers, big accompaniments, and all directed by eminent choral conductor Ian McCrorie MBE. All who have … More BIG HYMN SING 2016 – Sunday 12th June at 7.30pm
Here are some of the ways Wellington will be collecting and celebrating in Christian Aid week: On the first Sunday everyone will be asked to take an extra one or two envelopes home with them. We hope you will pass these on to friends and neighbours who may not get the chance to fill an envelope, … More Wellington and Christian Aid Week
During 2015 we took a large consignment of your used stamps to Glasgow Presbytery for the Church of Scotland World Mission’s Stamp Appeal, and you will be pleased to hear that throughout Scotland £3,511 was raised for the Church of Scotland’s own HIV Programme which helps partner churches overseas and organisations in Scotland as they … More Recycling Stamps and Spectacles
Kurdish ceilidhs stomping good! If you think ceilidhs are pretty rumbustious events – you should have tried the recent ceilidh in the crypt when there was Kurdish dancing as well. Awara, is a geology student at Glasgow University who wanted to share some of his Kurdish culture with everyone at the International Welcome Club where … More International Club update
Wellington and Woodlands Community Garden are working out details to make our garden grow more this summer. The Woodlands people will provide the expertise and some willing volunteers but it is expected that Wellington has some greenfingers itching to get started too. So don’t be shy. Even if you don’t think you’ve got green fingers … More Green Shoots of Hope for Wellington Garden