This is an important notices for all Evening Service attenders! The Evening Service will be taking a break for Summer. Sunday the 21st of June will be the final service for this season and we will be starting back with a brand spanking new format on Sunday the 2nd of August. Thank you to all of you who regularly attend for your patience over the past months as we have been seeking God to discern his will and purpose for Sunday evenings. Please note that Café Church and the Midweek Service will continue to run as normal during the Summer...
Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, "Thus far the LORD has helped us." - 1 Samuel 7:12 (NIV) Praise God for our first couple of years here at St George's Tron Church of Scotland (SGT). It is always good to take a moment, pause and look back, to reflect on what has been, and dwell on some of the ways that we have seen God move, taking that as a foundation and looking forward to what is yet to come. From the wonderful people who have gathered...
At 11.30am on Tuesday 23rd December, a short service will take place in the church in response to the tragic events in Glasgow yesterday.Prayers will be led by the minister of St George's Tron Church of Scotland, Rev Alastair Duncan alongside Rev Stuart Smith, Moderator of Glasgow Presbytery and the Very Rev Bill Hewitt, Presbytery Clerk to Glasgow Presbytery and acting Session Clerk at St George's Tron.All are welcome.
As the end of the Games fortnight approaches, we plan to host an evening celebration ceilidh at St George’s Tron. In amongst some traditional ceilidh dancing we will also take time to share stories and testimonies of what God has been doing throughout the Games period, and to turn our thanksgiving into praise and prayer. An evening for mission teams, volunteers, and all God’s people to celebrate the His goodness and to gather stories to take home to encourage His family throughout Scotland and elsewhere!
Travelling the length and breadth of Scotland in the run-up to the Games, the Crossreach Baton has visited every one of the services provided by Crossreach, the working name of the Church of Scotland Social Care Council. Made from an oak pew, this baton is a symbol of the Christian care which Crossreach provides for the elderly and vulnerable throughout Scotland. Having been sent on its way by the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, the Very Reverend John Chalmers at the ‘Heart & Soul’ festival in May, he will receive it back and bring it into St George’s Tron...
At the invitation of the Scottish Bible Society we welcome Broadway actor Bruce Kuhn, who will present the Gospel of Luke as a one-man play, memorised word for word from the Authorised Version of the Bible and told with the passion and surprise of an eyewitness account. In a compelling ninety minutes, the words come alive with the urgency and humour of someone who was there. Bruce weaves Luke’s account of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ without props or sets, dressed in modern, casual clothing, whilst the biblical text takes to the stage like Shakespeare.
A central feature of the Scottish Bible Society’s contribution to the Commonwealth Games is its publication of the Penny Gospel, a commemorative edition of Luke’s Gospel which has proved a runaway success, with some 750,000 copies having been ordered to be distributed by churches throughout Scotland and beyond. Copies of the Penny Gospel, together with copies of the commemorative Commonwealth New Testament, which bears a dedication message from HM The Queen, will be available at the Scottish Bible Society’s own display stand in St George’s Tron.
Rwanda is one of the newest Commonwealth members. Inema Arts Center is a Rwandan artists’ collective, providing space for 10 artists to explore their creative talent. An exhibition of 10 paintings will be on display from 22nd to 30th July in the St George’s Tron Café.
In the run-up to the start of the Games, Mission teams operating under the auspices of CLAN Gathering will be out and about throughout the city doing street evangelism and offering prayer for healing. A team based in St George’s Tron on Monday and Tuesday afternoons will hold a ‘spiritual fair’, inviting people to encounter the living God through prayer and creativity.
From 10.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Saturday each week, a simple café will be available in the Church, selling hot and cold drinks, together with a selection of Traidcraft snacks and biscuits, all at reasonable prices.Each Games day, there will be a short, half-hour lunchtime service, bringing a Games-related focus from God’s Word into your day.