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.
The Pavilion may have incorporated a stained glass oculus window rescued from St Mary's Partick (private correspondence).
Pavilion designed by Page and Park architects?
Uncertain. Page\Park did design the CSS Pavilion, and we’ve had a reasonable correspondence with them on that subject. They also recently commemorated their participation in the Garden Festival – the Church Pavilion has not been mentioned in either case.
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