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Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway St. Ninian’s, Portpatrick; St. John’s, Stranraer & All Saints’, Challoch PRIEST-IN-CHARGE A full-time position to serve these linked charges in beautiful S.W. Scotland. We are friendly, inclusive congregations who would welcome someone to lead us in our spiritual development and in service to our individual communities.… read more >>

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The annual meeting of the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) took place on 6-8 June in St Paul’s & St George’s Church, York Place. Edinburgh. A range issues, concerns and opportunities facing the Church were discussed and debated. The minutes of the meeting will be made available… read more >>

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From Ascension Day to Pentecost (May 30-June 9) congregations and individuals from the Scottish Episcopal Church are joining Christians around the world to pray Thy Kingdom Come. Every day during this period a prayer will be published, written by members of the Scottish Episcopal Church. You can find the prayers… read more >>

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In response to an enquiry from The Times newspaper, the following response was given: As part of an ongoing review and assessment of personnel and administrative oversight within the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Church’s Personnel Committee carried out a Clergy Wellbeing Survey in February/March this year. The survey was designed… read more >>

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The proceedings of General Synod will be available via a video livestream which will be activated on the morning of Thursday 6 June at 10.30am when Synod gets underway with the opening Eucharist, during which the Primus (the Most Rev Mark Strange) will deliver his Charge to Synod.

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church calls for prayers for Sri Lanka. “Following the horrific attacks in Sri Lanka and the immediate responses that many of us made both on Social Media and during our Easter sermons and… read more >>

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Each Sunday in Lent, and every day throughout Holy Week there will be a new video from one of the Dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church with reflections and prayers on the imagery and art of Lent. Ash Wednesday The Rt Rev Kevin Pearson, Bishop of Argyll & The Isles… read more >>

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Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane St Mary’s Newport on Tay and St Margaret’s Tayport Part-time Priest-in-Charge (house for duty) for two small linked congregations, south of the Tay between Dundee and St Andrews. Accommodation in three-bedroom house in Newport-on-Tay. Further information info@stmaryschurchnewportontay.org. Closing date: 30 August 2019 (appointment… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church says “As we witnessed the harrowing scenes of destruction during the height of the fire at Notre Dame and as we saw the shock and pain evident on the faces of Parisians… read more >>

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Today’s meeting of the Electoral Synod of the Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway was unable to achieve a majority vote for a new Bishop to succeed the Rt Rev Dr Gregor Duncan who retired in October 2018. The Electoral Synod comprises clergy within the Diocese and Lay Representatives from each congregation across… read more >>

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Following a process of advertisement and interview, the Very Rev Ian Barcroft has been appointed as the new full-time Provincial Director of Ordinands with effect from 1 June 2019. The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray Ross and Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church said “On behalf… read more >>

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As part of the Regional Primates’ Meetings, the Most Revd and Right Honourable Justin Welby (Archbishop of Canterbury), the Most Revd John Davies (Archbishop of Wales), and the Most Revd Mark Strange (Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church) were welcomed to Armagh, the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland, by the Most… read more >>

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The College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church have been praying for and supporting all those involved in the debate on Brexit as well as those who believe they will be adversely affected by the outcomes of the debate and decisions made. The College says: “As the debate has… read more >>

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The Rt Rev Ian Paton was today consecrated the new Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane in a special service held in St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth. The service of Consecration was led by the Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish… read more >>

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The College of Bishops is designating 2021 as a Provincial Year of Pilgrimage. The Rt Rev Anne Dyer, Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney, will act as lead bishop in this provincial initiative and says “In this designated year of pilgrimage we will be encouraging as many people as possible to… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church attended an Immigration Tribunal in Glasgow on Friday 14 September where he spoke on behalf of two members of the Cathedral Congregation in Inverness, Ellen and Russell Felber. The Felbers, who came… read more >>

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The Very Rev Andrew Swift, Bishop Elect of the Diocese of Brechin, prepares for his consecration as the next Bishop of Brechin. The consecration service will take place at St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee on 25 August at 2pm, and will be live streamed on our website and social media platforms.… read more >>

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The Very Rev Andrew Swift will be consecrated and installed as the new Bishop of Brechin in St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee on Saturday 25 August. The Rev Canon Ian Paton will be consecrated and installed as the new Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane in St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church delivers his charge to The General Synod of The Scottish Episcopal Church  

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The Rev Canon Ian Paton has today been elected as the new Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane, and The Very Rev Andrew Swift has been elected as the new Bishop of Brechin. The election of the new bishop was carried out by an Electoral Synod in each Diocese… read more >>

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From Ascension Day to Pentecost (May 10-20) congregations and individuals from the Scottish Episcopal Church will join Christians around the world to pray Thy Kingdom Come. Every day during this period a video will be published on social media and on this page with a new daily prayer, written and… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church says “I have watched with shock as a unilateral political decision taken by the USA has developed into yet further horror for the people of Gaza and for those Palestinian and Israeli… read more >>

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In delivering his Bishop’s Charge at the Glasgow & Galloway Diocesan Synod on Saturday 12 May, The Rt Rev Dr Gregor Duncan announced his retirement, saying: “For the avoidance of doubt”, I think, is a phrase well-beloved of lawyers. Well, I am not a lawyer, not even a canon lawyer… read more >>