Provincial Training Session- 19th March 2022

22nd February 2022

Provincial Training Session – March 2022 

A training session, open to all members and prospective members of the Scottish Guild of Servers, is to be held on Saturday 19 March 2022 in All Saints Church North Castle Street, St Andrews KY16 9BG from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm.

Tea and coffee provided on arrival as well as a lunch of soup and sandwiches.

Participants will have experience of four workshops:

    • Serving at the Altar – MC, thurifer, acolyte, crucifer; serving moves and postures; setting up at the altar and handing cruets and the lavabo.
    • The Principles and Practice of Thurifering – the use of charcoal and incense; the rhythm of swinging the censer and censing the congregation.
    • Preparation for the Eucharist – laying out chasuble, stole, maniple, girdle, alb and amice and preparing the chalice.
    • Processions – carrying the cross in church, at the Gospel and in processions.

The session is free of charge and open to all SGS Members and those interested in Altar Serving.

If you are interested in taking part, please complete the application form (link below) and return to:

The Secretary General


SGS Server Training Application ’22