Diocesan Evensong – 21st November 2021

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In a beautiful service of Evensong yesterday, the Diocese, led by Bishop Ian, celebrated the installations of our new Dean and four new Honorary Canons at St Ninian’s Cathedral in Perth:

Congratulations to the Very Revd Graham Taylor, Revd Canon Celia Matthews, Revd Canon Kenny Rathband, Revd Canon Professor Trevor Hart, and Lay Canon Dr John Ferguson Smith!

Revd Canon Kenny Rathband and his wife, Ruth, were also honoured for his time as Dean from 2007 to 2021.

Joining the choir were children from the Ardvreck School Chamber Choir from Crieff.

The full service is available to view on the Diocesan YouTube channel:

https://youtu.be/2zjD_T7ueLI

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Glamis Harvest

Harvest Thanksgiving took place in the Chapel of St Michael & All Angels, Glamis Castle, on Sunday 3rd October 2021.  The offering included a harvest loaf made with wheat grown on the Strathmore Estate and baked by Wendy, the baker at the Castle.  Produce, including grapes, grown in the Castle gardens was provided by Des, the Head Gardener.  Hymns were accompanied by fiddle music played by congregation member Sandy.

 

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Season of Creation

Highland Perthshire congregations marked the start of the Season of Creation outdoors, in the Serenity Garden. See the pictures and read more about it here:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Climate Sunday Evening Prayer for Creation in the Serenity Garden  “I can lose my hands and still live. I can lose my legs and still live. I can lose my eyes and still live ….. but if I lose the air I die. If I lose the sun I die. If I lose the earth I die. If I lose the water I die. If I lose the plants and animals I die. All Of these thing are a part of me, more essential to my every breath, than is my so called body.”

 

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