Welcome to the website of St Aidan's Episcopal Church, Clarkston, on the south side of Glasgow. We are part of the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway, in the Scottish Episcopal Church, a province of the worldwide  Anglican Communion. We are also in full communion with the Lutheran Churches of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden, in the Porvoo Communion. Our congregation includes individuals and families from many parts of the world, and everyone is welcome to share in our worship and fellowship.

Update on Nicholas Taylor

Our Rector, Nicholas, has recently required surgery on his eye. He is back home and recovering well, but will be absent from church duties for some time. In his absence, the Rev David Jasper will be taking on his duties. Please be sure to keep Nicholas in your prayers.

David can be contacted on 0141 588 3468.

Re-opening of Church Building

From 2 August, the church will be open for private prayer on Sundays, from 9.30 to 11.00.

In order to mitigate risk of contagion, hygiene and physical distancing measures will be introduced. Stewards will be on duty to assist in this, and further information will be contained in the Magazine, to be issued this week.

It is necessary that we have advance notice of who will be intending, and, in case of need to track and trace, record contact details, and store these securely for three weeks. Please e-mail banu60@hotmail.com to notify us of your intentions, including contact particulars, and the number of members of the household who will be attending.

Welcome Back to St Aidan's (guidance on COVID safe communion) When Communion is re-introduced to our services we've devised a system arranged to keep you distanced from your fellow worshippers as you go forward, receive communion and return to your seat. It's easier to show you than to write a description! So we've made a short video which you can watch here:

Morning Prayer is offered Monday to Friday at 9.30. All are invited to join, via the link:


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On Sundays, the Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church are celebrating the Eucharist at 11.00. On Thursdays, a Service of the Word is offered, which can be followed via the following link:


Rev Canon Nicholas Taylor

Regular Services


8.30 Holy Communion (said) 

10.00 Holy Eucharist (sung), Sunday School & Creche 

Sunday evening services will be announced on this page.


10.00 Holy Communion (said) 


The church is normally open for silent prayer from 12.00 to 13.00 during the summer months.

Further details of our regular pattern of worship can be found on the Worship page. 

Details of forthcoming special services can be found on this page. 

Daily Prayer, complete with the appointed readings for each morning and evening, can be found on-line here.


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For information on hiring our facilities for regular or occasional functions, see the Facilities page.

The stag is the traditional heraldic symbol of St Aidan, monk of Iona and Bishop of Lindisfarne from AD 635 until his death in 651. More information about his life can be found here.