Training Session 2019

SCOTTISH GUILD of SERVERS Servers’ Training Session

St James the Less, Bishopbriggs

Saturday 9 November, 2019

9:30- 2:30 (Lunch Provided)


A:     Serving Roles – MC, thurifer, acolyte, crucifer;  serving moves and postures including processing, standing, bowing, kneeling, genuflecting, sitting as well as handing cruets and the lavabo.              

B:    Using a Thurible – the use of charcoal and incense, the rhythm of swinging the censor and censing the congregation.             

C: Setting up for Mass – laying out chasuble, stole, maniple, girdle, alb and amice and preparing the chalice.           

 D:   Being a Crucifer – handling the cross, carrying the cross in church, at the Gospel and in processions.               

Young Servers

This year we are introducing a special training option for young servers (up to the age of 14 years) who will be led by 2 very experienced servers with expert knowledge in working with young people. The whole session for this group will be undertaken separately from the adults and will comprise experience of crucifering, acolyting and an introduction to thurifering.                                                           

Click on the link for an application form to complete for a place.

Annual Festival and AGM 2019

AGM- Notice 19

St Johns, Princes Street- Saturday the 7th of September.

Our 2019 Annual Festival and AGM is fast approaching! Click on the link to see the full details of what will be a celebration of our 90th year. This has been a busy year for the SGS Council and we will be sharing our new logo, aims and news about our new website.

We look forward to seeing you there!