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The Episcopal Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church met yesterday, 29 September 2022, to consider the appeal by the Rt Rev Anne Dyer against her suspension as Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney following the lodging of formal complaints of misconduct. The suspension had been set aside in August after notice… read more >>

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RectorA full time positionSt Columba, Bathgatewww.stcolumbasbathgate.org.ukandSt Peter, Linlithgowwww.stpeterslinlithgow.co.ukRemuneration: Scottish Episcopal Church Clergy Standard Stipend Located in the central belt of Scotland, the combined churches of St Columba’s Bathgate and St Peter’s Linlithgow are looking for a new rector. We are friendly and welcoming congregations who play an active part in… read more >>

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Online worship for Sunday 25 September comes from the Youth Fellowship at Holy Trinity, Dunfermline, led by the Rev Canon Richard Grosse. Download the order of service on Sunday at: https://bit.ly/SEC2022Pentecost16 You can join the service from 11am at: Facebook Youtube Auto generated subtitles are available on Facebook.

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The Rev Harriet Johnston, Priest-in-Charge at Holy Trinity, Kilmarnock, leads a Celebration of the Eucharist from Holy Trinity. Download the order of service here: https://bit.ly/SEC2022Pentecost15 Rev Harriet is joined by the Rev Liz Kirby, who leads the intercessions. You can join the service from 11am at: Facebook Youtube Auto generated… read more >>

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The state funeral of Her Majesty The Queen will take place at 11am on Monday 19 September at Westminster Abbey. Bishop Mark Strange, Primus, will represent the Scottish Episcopal Church at the service. The government has announced that the day of the funeral will be a national bank holiday in… read more >>

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We are seeking to appoint a Youth & Children Officer to support clergy, youth and children workers, and their congregations in meeting the needs of children and young people, and to support young people directly in their engagement with the church. The postholder will also be responsible for leading the… read more >>

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The meeting of the Episcopal Synod scheduled for today [Monday 5 September] has been postponed. The meeting, which was arranged to consider the appeal by the Rt Rev Anne Dyer against her suspension as Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney, has been rescheduled for Monday 19 September. The Episcopal Synod members… read more >>

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The Very Rev Elizabeth Thomson, Provost of St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee, leads a Celebration of the Eucharist for Pentecost 11. Download the order of service here: https://bit.ly/SEC2022Pentecost11 This service is broadcast live from St Paul’s. Provost Elizabeth is joined by members of the Cathedral congregation. The organist is Stuart Muir,… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church leads a Celebration of the Eucharist from St Duthac’s Chapel, Arpafeelie. Download the order of service here: https://bit.ly/SEC2022Pentecost10 You can join the service from 11am at: Facebook Youtube Auto generated subtitles are… read more >>

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We are seeking a pioneer priest with strong mission and pastoral gifts to serve as Priest-in-Charge of St John’s, New Pitsligo, in rural Aberdeenshire. St John’s is located in Buchan, a beautiful area with a distinct culture and history. The impressive church building has recently been restored and refurbished following… read more >>

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On Friday, the Bishops attended a plenary session and affirmed the Lambeth Call on Discipleship. In the evening the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivered his second keynote speech on the theme of Living in the World as a Christian. The Rt Rev Anne Dyer, Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney sat… read more >>

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On Wednesday, the Conference delegates spent the day at Lambeth Palace in London, hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Mrs Caroline Welby.  During the day they heard from Climate activists on the ways the Church must respond to the Climate Crisis and an act of worship was held to launch… read more >>

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On Tuesday, the Bishops took part in a plenary session on Reconciliation, as well as the Lambeth Call on the same topic, and the Call on Human Dignity. The Call on Reconciliation was affirmed by the conference as Bishops shared their commitment to justice, accountability and prayer.  There will be a further… read more >>

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Today at Lambeth The Bishops will spend today in a plenary session on Reconciliation, before taking part in two Lambeth Calls – the first on Reconciliation, then subsequently the Call on Human Dignity will take place this afternoon. The Plenary session on reconciliation can be streamed live here from 11.35am.… read more >>

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Over the weekend, the Bishops began the process of discussing the Lambeth Calls, and joined Bishops and Spouses from across the Anglican Communion for the Conference’s opening act of worship. Bishop John Armes (Edinburgh) wrote movingly of the opening worship, saying: “I shed plenty of tears during the Conference Opening Service… read more >>

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  On Day 3 of the Conference, the Bishops and Spouses spent a second day on retreat, the formal photographs were taken, and the Archbishop of Canterbury delivered his first of three keynote speeches. The full text of Archbishop Justin’s first address to the Lambeth Conference can be found online here… read more >>

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On Day 2 of the Conference, the Bishops and Spouses spent a day on retreat, studying the bible and preparing for the discussions to come. Bishop Keith Riglin (Argyll & The Isles) reflected on the retreat, adding: “I’m appreciating immensely the privilege to attend, to reflect together, as well as… read more >>

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Day One of the Lambeth Conference (27 July) was a welcome day for all attending the conference. Bishop John Armes (Edinburgh) reported “a full day and a very happy one. Loads of very interesting people to meet and fascinating conversations to be had. Mostly, we talk on the move, walking… read more >>

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The College of Bishops has welcomed the revision of the Human Dignity Call at the Lambeth Conference as a basis for discussion, after criticism of the draft text prompted a re-think. The original wording, published last week, asked bishops to reaffirm the 1998 Lambeth Conference resolution I.10 defining marriage as… read more >>

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A statement from the Lambeth Conference on Monday night announced that bishops will now be given a third option for responding to the Lambeth Calls when they are discussed during the conference in Canterbury, where attendees are gathering today. Bishops will be able to clearly state their opposition to a… read more >>