Church Garden and Pavilion

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Credit: Ross MacKay
Glass pavilion at Carfin
The pavilion, at current location Credit: George Walker
Chapel at Carfin
The pavilion, at current location – Credit: Frank McQuade
Font
Font within Church Pavilion – Credit: Jean Reid/New Glasgow Society
Renfield St Stephens, March 2022
Font at Renfield St Stephens, March 2022 – Credit: Lex Lamb
Renfield St Stephens
Font at Renfield St Stephens, March 2022 – Credit: Lex Lamb
Garden Festival 'zone'

Health and Wellbeing

Sponsor, if appropriate

Inter Church Committee

Type of object

Pavilion, building or other structure

Current situation

Known

Notes

Glasgow Churches Together was formed to combine the efforts of various Glasgow denominations during the Garden Festival, and to create this garden. The minister was Gordon MacRae. The centrepiece and place of worship was the Glass Chapel; Father Brian Logue later purchased the chapel for Carfin Grotto, where it stands today (as of May 2022) as Our Lady, Maid of the Seas (named in recognition of the Lockerbie tragedy, which occurred during its reconstruction). The building is used almost daily for services, and is open to the public throughout the year (photos appear on the Grotto's public Facebook pages). Another legacy of the Garden Festival was Glasgow Churches Together itself, which continues to this day. The millwheel-shaped fountain/font was converted to a fountain, which can be seen at Renfield St Stephen's, Bath Street, Glasgow - headquarters of Glasgow Churches Together.

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