University welcomes Church of Scotland Moderator and Archbishop Conti

This Sunday (27 January) the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will make her annual visit to the University of Glasgow Chapel. The Moderator this year is The Most Reverend Shelagh Kesting.

University Chaplain Reverend Stuart MacQuarrie said: "Miss Kesting has had a long involvement in ecumenical and inter faith relations and will find a warm welcome at the Inter Faith Chaplaincy of the University."

Following the Service the Moderator will launch the acclaimed new recording by the Chapel Choir "Spirit and Souls".  The Moderator will also receive a cheque for £250 for Borderline, a charity which helps the homeless. The donation was gathered from the Sunday Service offerings at the University Chapel.

The Chapel Service will begin at 11.00am and all are welcome to attend.

Next Sunday (3 February) the Most Reverend Archbishop Mario Conti. will make his annual visit to the University. The theme of the Service will be 'Love and Marriage' and more than 130 couples who will hold their marriage ceremony in the University Chapel this year have received a personal invitation to the Service.

The Archbishop will receive a cheque for £250 for the recently launched St Nicholas Care Fund. This donation was also gathered from the University Chapel Sunday Service offerings.

The Chapel Service will begin at 11.00 am and all are welcome to attend.

The Services can be viewed live on the University Chapel webcam at

First published: 23 January 2008

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