Is the largest diocese and has long been associated with shipbuilding and heavy industry,
much of which has now been replaced with high-tech and service industries. The main
conurbation of the Glasgow City gives way to the south and west to rural towns and
Glasgow, the largest city of Scotland, was the European city of culture in 1990 and
hosted the National Garden Festival in 1988 and the 20th Commonwealth Games in 2014.
Members across the diocese worship in their local Scottish Episcopal Churches and
come together to meet annually for Worship and Fellowship at Mothers’ Union Spring
Council/ Lady Day, Festival Service, Mary Sumner Day and Autumn Council. Throughout
the year members sensitively spread the news of a God who loves and cares for us
all by supporting families and nurturing faith in the context they find themselves.
Support for prisoners and families
Support for families affected by domestic abuse and human trafficking
Knitting items for stillborn and babies born early
Support for residents in Nursing Homes
Members worship at churches throughout the diocese with branches at:
Members in Glasgow & Galloway also engage with our Overseas Links who from 2015 are
Malakal in South Sudan (South Sudan & Sudan)
All Saints Cathedral in Kenya (Kenya)
Osun North East (Nigeria)
Pune in India (North India)
Our previous UK and Overseas Links were with members in Byumba (Rwanda), The N.E.
Caribbean and Aruba, Upper Shire (Malawi), The Rift Valley (Tanzania), Lagos Mainland
(Nigeria), Chester (Province of York) and St Asaph (Province of Wales). Some information
about our former links is available here.
United by God’s love members in all areas pray daily for God’s guidance -
All this day, O Lord, let me touch as many lives as possible for thee, and every
life I touch, do thou by thy spirit quicken, whether through the word I speak, the
prayer I breathe, or the life I live. Amen