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                         The Bishopric of Glasgow & Galloway is vacant, following the retiral of the Right                         Rev. Dr Gregor Duncan. The Interim Bishop is the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal                      Church, the Most Rev. Dr Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross, and Caithness.
                     The Dean of the Diocese is the Very Rev. Ian Barcroft.

                      Within the Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway, St Aidan's forms part of the Glasgow 
                      South Region. The other Charges in the Region are:
St Margaret's, Newlands
St Ninian's, Pollokshields 
St Oswald's, King's Park
                     The Convenor of the Glasgow South Regional Council is the Rev. Paul Romano.
                     The Secretary of the Council is Mrs Rachael Samuel.





 

                           The Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway is one of seven dioceses which constitute                              the Scottish Episcopal Church. The other dioceses are:



 

     
On Trinity Sunday, 30th May 2010, the Rev. John Kafwanka, Director of Mission in the Anglican Communion Office, preached in St Aidan's; his sermon can be read here. To mark this occasion, he presented the Rector with a tile depicting the Compass Rose, the emblem of the Anglican Communion.






The General Secretary of the  Church of the Province 
of South-East Asia, Mr David Joseph, on a visit to
St Aidan's, pictured (left) with the Rector.











St Aidan's regularly supports the St Francis' Hospital and Polio Hostel at Kwa Mkono in Tanzania, channeling funds through Us. to support education and healthcare for children with special needs.


 

                                The Porvoo Communion includes those Provinces of the Anglican Communion 
                                in Britain, Ireland, and the mainland of Europe, and the Nordic and Baltic Churches
                                which stand in the Lutheran tradition. The member churches are:
                                Anglican:
                                Lutheran:



 


The EMU Partnership

 


                                Since January 2010 the 
                                Scottish Episcopal 
                                Church has been linked 
                                with the Scotland 
                                District of the Methodist Church in
                                Britain and the National Synod of 
                                Scotland of the United Reformed Church 
                                in what is known as the EMU 
                                Partnership.

                                The nearest Methodist congregation 
                                meets in Pollokshaws, and the nearest 
                                congregation of the United Reformed 
                                Church is in Giffnock, within the St Aidan's pastoral area.




                                St Aidan's is actively engaged with ecumenical partners in the Clarkston area.
                                As well as a special programme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in
                                January each year, we worship together on Good Friday, and hold joint services 
                                and other activities during the years. 

                                The other members of Clarkston Churches Together are:
Carmunnock (Church of Scotland) Parish Church
Stamperland (Church of Scotland) Parish Church
Williamwood (Church of Scotland) Parish Church






                      The Scottish Episcopal Church is a member of the World Council of Churches.      


  
Justice & Peace Scotland
                              
                                The Justice and Peace Group of St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in
                                Clarkston some years ago invited representatives of other local churches
                                to share in its work. This initiative resulted in the formation of the 
                                Eastwood Ecumenical Peace and Justice Forum. The representative
                                of St Aidan's on this body is Mrs Rachael Samuel.




                                The St Aidan's representatives on the Clarkston and District Christian Aid
                                Committee are Mrs Rachael Samuel and Mrs Betty Stewart.









                                                    St Aidan's is a Fairtrade Congregation.




The eco-baton passed through Clarkston during November 2015, ahead of the Paris summit. It was carried from St Aidan's to Greenbank Parish Church on 22nd November. Pictures here.


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