A Morning Service for the 23rd of August


Welcome to the Morning Service from Glasgow Cathedral for the 23rd of August. We hope you enjoy worshiping with us this morning. This morning’s  message from Rev Mark Johnstone is based on St Matthew 16; verses 13-20 and asks the question: “Can you see him clearly?” .   The anthem is Richard Lloyd’s Kindle a light.   The Offertory, is The Beatitudes by Nico Muhly  If you would like an Order of Service you can download a pdf here.

As usual during this time of lockdown when the Cathedral Choir cannot sing together, the service features previously recorded music and  using all the recommended safe-distancing rules, Rev Mark and an abbreviated production team (Glen and Jane) returned to the Cathedral to film portions of this morning’s service. We all hope and pray that before too many more weeks have passed we will all be able to return to worship in the Cathedral, although we expect that our services will be considerably different from those we are familiar with. Unfortunately, despite the Scottish Government’s opening the way for a limited public worship, we are not yet ready to open the Cathedral. Be assured that we are in conversation with Historic Environment Scotland on a weekly basis and are working with them to make the Cathedral both accessible and safe for the Congregation and visitors. We are hoping this might happen by the beginning of September.

We hope you will enjoy the service and will also listen to our afternoon Cathedralcast which will be available from 4:00.

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