The Glasgow Weekend

Candles in the background.

Join the Iona Community in Glasgow from 7th to 9th June 2024.

Members, Associate Members, staff and friends of the Iona Community will be gathering in Glasgow in June to hold their AGM, hallow New Members and celebrate Columba Day.


Friday 7th June

Family Group Conveners and Regional Coordinators Meetings
2pm-5.30pm at Wellington Church, Glasgow.

The leaders of our Family Groups and Conveners of our Regions will meet to share wisdom and plan for the year ahead.
This will be a hybrid meeting with the opportunity to join via Zoom. If you’re joining us online, you will receive a Zoom link once you register.

Glasgow Weekend Welcome Meal
at Wellington Church, Glasgow.

Welcome to the Glasgow Weekend! Pull up a chair and let’s enjoy a meal with Members and staff from near and far.

Worship and Wee Sing
at Wellington Church, Glasgow.

We love singing together as the Iona Community. Join us as we make a joyful noise at Wellington Church.

Book to join us for the whole weekend – or just for Friday night – using the form below.

Saturday 8th June

10am – 12pm
at Kelvinside Hillhead Church

The AGM is a moment to reflect on the work of the Iona Community over the past year. This will be a hybrid meeting with the opportunity to join via Zoom. You’ll receive a Zoom link once we receive your booking form.

Hallowing Lunch
at Kelvinside Hillhead Church

Hallowing new Members is a special moment in the Iona Community calendar. We’ll be starting our celebrations with a lunch at Kelvinside Hillhead Church.

Get Creative
or Glasgow Pilgrimage
From 2pm.

In August, we’re heading to Greenbelt Festival where we’ll host a brand new venue. On Saturday afternoon, you’ll have the chance to create decorations for the “Wild Goose” venue with Jo Love.

If you prefer an active option, join Alison Phipps and Kathy Galloway on a gentle Glasgow Pilgrimage.


Hallowing Service and Reception
(for 5pm) at Wellington Church, Glasgow.

You are welcome to join us as we hallow (welcome and bless) New Members and recommit ourselves to the work and life of the Iona Community.

The Hallowing Service will be live-streamed.

We’ll be hosting a reception (drinks and sandwiches) in Wellington Church after the Hallowing Service for all including New Members, families and friends. We hope you will join us!

Book to join us for the whole weekend – or just for the Saturday – using the form below.

Sunday 9th June

Columba Day service
10.30am at Castlemilk Parish Church

Join us for Columba-inspired worship on Sunday morning at Castlemilk Parish Church. This service will be led by Liz Johnson Blythe and Fiona Macdougall.

Monday 10th June

17:30 at St Columba’s URC, 32 Priory Street, York YO1 6EX

Hallowing Service in York for Naomi Anderson and Allyson Taylor

Travelling around Glasgow

Find lots of information about how to get to the Glasgow Weekend venues in this handy guide: Glasgow Weekend travel info

Become a Member

Would you like to belong to the Iona Community?

To find out more about how you could belong to the Iona Community, take a look at our Membership page.

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