Author: Andrew Smillie

Love and grace sought

Presbytery Planning is occupying much of my attention and focus just now as The Presbytery of Glasgow seeks to reduce the number of ministry posts as instructed by the General Assembly. In our area, Zone 3, the reduction will amount to a move from 22 to 10.5 posts. Each Zone is forming clusters of congregations […]


“And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.” (St. John 1:14) As we fast approach Christmas, many of you will be well on with your preparations. Others may be less so. I am probably somewhere […]

A word from our Minister

As I write this article the rules around Co-vid are beginning to change, which has been a constant feature of so much of our lives since March 2020. A colleague shared some words she had discovered in the public domain, which I in turn share with you now. Obviously these changes have meant that some […]