Prayers with Songs from Taizé: COP 26 in Glasgow

Taizé is an international and interdenominational monastery in eastern France (Burgundy) founded in 1940. For over 50 years the Taizé Community has welcomed young adults from a wide variety of backgrounds for week-long sessions of community building and discussion.

Invited by Glasgow Churches COP26 Coordinating Committee to prepare and lead a vigil and prayers for students and young people in Glasgow, two Taizé brothers will be in the city from 7 – 12 November.

Website: www.taize.fr/glasgow   contact: glasgow2021@taize.fr

Programme:

  • Thursday 21 October, 7.30 - 9.30pm
    Music Workshop: Learning the Songs from Taizé
    Wellington Church, 77 Southpark Avenue, G12 8LE
    Come and prepare the music for worship led by the Taizé Community during COP26
    All singers are welcome!
    If you play an instrument please contact glasgow2021@taise.fr beforehand

  • Monday 8 November, 12 noon
    Midday prayer at Glasgow University Catholic Chaplaincy
    Turnbull Hall, 13-15 Southpark Terrace, G12 8LG
  • Monday 8 November, 7pm
    Evening prayer at Immaculate Conception Parish Church
    2049 Maryhill Road G20 0AA
  • Tuesday 9 November, 12 noon
    Midday prayer at Memorial Chapel, University of Glasgow G12 8QQ
  • Tuesday 9 November, 7pm
    Evening prayer at St Mungo’s Cathedral, Castle Street, G4 0QZ
  • Wednesday 10 November, 12 noon
    Midday prayer at Wellington Church, 77 Southpark Avenue, G12 8LE
  • Wednesday 10 November, 7pm
    Evening prayer at Sherbrooke Mosspark Church,
    240 Nithsdale Road, Bellahouston, G41 5AD
  • Thursday 11 November, 12 noon
    Midday prayer at Memorial Chapel, University of Glasgow G12 8QQ
  • Thursday 11 November, 7pm
    Vigil prayer at St Aloysius Church, 25 Rose Street, G3 6RE
  • Friday 12 November, 12 noon
    Midday prayer at Glasgow University Catholic Chaplaincy
    Turnbull Hall, 13-15 Southpark Terrace, G12 8LG

For all gatherings, please wear a face-mask, keep 1 m distancing and respect the current health advice

 


Bill McKibben: “Older People, and People of Faith: What Role if Any in the Climate Fight?”

  • Bill McKibben
    Date: Wednesday 3 November
    Time: 1.pm
    Venue: University Memorial Chapel G12 8QQ

Bill McKibben is an American environmentalist, author and journalist who has written extensively on global warming. Bill will be speaking on the topic of, “Older People, and People of Faith: What Role if Any in the Climate Fight?”

The event is free but places are limited – book here on Eventbrite to register: Older People, and People of Faith: What Role if Any in the Climate Fight? Tickets, Wed 3 Nov 2021 at 13:00 | Eventbrite


7 DAYS by Carol Marples, artist for the Soul Marks Trust

Dates: Monday 1st - Friday 26th November 2021
Venue: University Memorial Chapel
Opening Times: 10am-4pm weekdays (noting that services in the Chapel are usually between 12 and 2pm.)
Artist in Residence: Thursdays 1-3pm and Fridays 11am-3pm

Carol Marples presents ‘7 Days’, an installation of seven mixed-media textile panels in the unique, contemplative environment of the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. 

Taking as a starting point the ancient Hebrew text of Genesis, Chapter 1- telling of the seven days of creation - seven panels, (1M x 1M) were created from re-purposed fabrics, gold-leaf, emulsion, candle wax and thread. From Mid-July to mid-October the panels were installed in seven different gardens therefore handing the works over to the various situational and elemental environments of these places. Changes to the panels over these eight weeks are being documented by the artist – available to see on Soul Marks social media sites and Website. The seven panels will be exhibited during COP26 – in whatever state they have evolved to. 

7 DAYS aims to cause us to reflect on the gift of creation. Our role and our place in it, what past and present effects our actions or inactions have caused, and the choices we now make in caring for and repairing it.  

http://www.soulmarks.co.uk/7-days-a/

Soul Marks Trust is a registered Scottish Charity: SC 034403


COP 26 Glasgow – Reflection, Prayer + Action Monday, 1 Nov 2021 – Friday, 12 Nov 2021

  • Bill McKibben
    Date: Wednesday 3 November
    Time: 1.pm
    Venue: University Memorial Chapel G12 8QQ

Bill McKibben is an American environmentalist, author and journalist who has written extensively on global warming. Bill will be speaking on the topic of, “Older People, and People of Faith: What Role if Any in the Climate Fight?”

The event is free but places are limited – book here on Eventbrite to register: Older People, and People of Faith: What Role if Any in the Climate Fight? Tickets, Wed 3 Nov 2021 at 13:00 | Eventbrite

Taizé is an international and interdenominational monastery in eastern France (Burgundy) founded in 1940. For over 50 years the Taizé Community has welcomed young adults from a wide variety of backgrounds for week-long sessions of community building and discussion.

Invited by Glasgow Churches COP26 Coordinating Committee to prepare and lead a vigil and prayers for students and young people in Glasgow, two Taizé brothers will be in the city from 7 – 12 November.


The History of University Memorial Chapel

 

The History of University Memorial Chapel 

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History of the Memorial Chapel 
Chapel Decoration and Stained Glass Windows

 

 

 

 


View previous Chapel Services

Chaplaincy You Tube Channel

2021 - 2022

Tuesday October 19 , 6pm
Vespers: prayer, reflection on scripture and music for contemplation 
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music

Tuesday 5 October, 6pm
Choral Evensong
Led by The Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth and The Rev Canon Oliver Brewer-Lennon, Honorary Anglican Chaplains

 

2020-2021
Tuesday 23 March, 6pm
Choral Contemplations
University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

March 16 Tuesday, 6pm
Vespers: prayer, reflection on scripture and music for contemplation 
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music

March 14 Sunday, 11am
University Cathedral Service 

March 9 Tuesday
Choral Contemplations
University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 2 March
Taizé Music and Prayers
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 23 February
Choral Contemplations:Bute Hall Windows-Doctors of the Church
Online via Chapel Choir YouTube and Facebook

Wednesday 17 Feb 
Ash Wednesday Service Coronach: Lenten Lamentation
A service of music and reflection to begin the Christian season of Lent

Tuesday 16 February
Vespers: prayer, reflection on scripture and music for contemplation 
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 9 February Choral Contemplations
Online via Chapel Choir YouTube and Facebook

Tuesday 2 February Taizé Music and Prayers
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 26 January Choral Contemplations: Bute Hall Windows I - Robert Burns
University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 19 January Vespers: prayer, reflection on scripture and music for contemplation
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 12 January Taizé Music and Prayers
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Sunday 13 December Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday 6 December  Madrigirls Advent Service

Tuesday 1 December Taizé Music and Prayers
Led by Rev Dr.Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the University Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music.

Tuesday 17 November, 18:00 Vespers: prayer, reflection on scripture and music for contemplation

Sunday 15 November 08:10 Sunday Worship Radio 4
Rev Dr Doug Gay, Principal of Trinity College, Glasgow, and Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly, Chaplain to Glasgow University explore the mixed feelings experienced when faith has to reckon with the complexities of life on Radio 4 at 08:10 Sunday 15 November.

Tuesday 3 November 18:00 - Taizé Music and Prayers.     
Led by Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music
Explore Taizé 

Tuesday 20 October 18:00 - Vespers: prayer, reflection on scripture and music for contemplation. 
Led by Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly, University Chaplain with the Chapel Choir conducted by Katy Cooper, Director of Chapel Music. 

The Road to Emmaus: part 1.
Online service from the University of Glasgow Chaplain, Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly.

This Too Shall Pass: Reflections on the Emmaus Road, part 2
Online service from the University of Glasgow Chaplain, Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly.

Stay With Us: Reflections on the Emmaus Road, part 3
Online service from the University of Glasgow Chaplain, Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly.

 


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