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The Primus requests prayer for himself and the other Primates of the Anglican Communion as they gather today for a three-day meeting in Jordan, followed by a short pilgrimage. The Primates’ Meeting is one of the Anglican Communion’s “Instruments of Communion”. More information regarding the meeting is available at the… read more >>

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Scottish Episcopal Church Diocese Of Moray, Ross And Caithness Saint Ninian’s Church, Glen Urquhart is seeking a Priest-in-charge with house-for-duty, utilities, expenses and fishing. Applications are invited for the post of Priest for Saint Ninian’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Glen Urquhart. St. Ninian’s is an exquisite small church, on the shores… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church reflects on the Magnificat, the words recorded in the Gospel of Luke as being spoken by Mary. “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my savior,… read more >>

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Throughout Advent there will be a reflection or prayer from various voices throughout the Church. They will be published on social media and on our website. Tuesday 24 December Today’s reflection comes from the Rt Rev Dr John Armes, Bishop of Edinburgh. “The street artist, Banksy, has installed his version… read more >>

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Responding to the result of the UK Parliament General Election held on 12 December the Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church said: “I congratulate all those who were elected yesterday in the UK General Election and all those who… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church has joined other Scottish church leaders in calling for a respectful tone in the ongoing political debate – that recognises the human value in all people. As campaigning enters the final three… read more >>

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In April 2021 the Most Rev Mark Strange, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The pilgrimage, organised by the Rev Canon Cedric Blakey as part of the 2021 Provincial Year of Pilgrimage, will take place from 10-21 April 2021 and is now… read more >>

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This year’s SEI Lecture took place on 17 October and was given by the Rev Professor Paul Foster, Professor in New Testament Language, Literature and Theology in the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. The Lecture, held in King’s College, Aberdeen, was entitled ‘Their Pattern and Their King: The Gospel… read more >>

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Part-time Priest-in-Charge (1/4 stipend) for our thriving Perthshire congregation in Birnam, Dunkeld. Accommodation is a three-bedroomed rectory. For further details, application form and parish profile please contact Jane Anderson, Vestry Secretary (janeanderson180@btinternet.com) Appointment subject to enhanced Disclosure Scotland check Charity Number: SC003109

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This year’s SEI Lecture takes place next week (17 October) and will be given by the Rev Professor Paul Foster, Professor in New Testament Language, Literature and Theology in the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. The Lecture will be held in the New King’s building, King’s College, Aberdeen, and… read more >>

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The Church in Society Committee of the Scottish Episcopal Church has produced a document with details of all the projects to which the Committee provides financial support. In the introduction to the document, the Committee says “our Church interacts with society in so many ways. With our size and limited… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church responded to the UK Supreme Court ruling that the prorogation of Parliament was unlawful. Bishop Mark said “as Parliament returns to work tomorrow following the ruling of the UK Supreme Court, please… read more >>

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The Rev Prof Paul Foster, Professor in New Testament Language, Literature & Theology in the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 2019 SEI Lecture entitled ‘Their Pattern and Their King: The Gospel of Matthew as a Model for Christian Formation’. The lecture will take place… read more >>

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Christ Church, Kincardine O’Neil seek a Priest or Pastor with House-for-Duty Plus. Christ Church is a growing church in beautiful Royal Deeside with about 70 members, organist, choir, junior choir established in January 2019, active schools program, lay ministry team and realistic plans to build a church hall. We offer:… read more >>

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The new academic year at the Scottish Episcopal Institute (SEI) begins today (30 August) with a week’s residential in St Mary’s Monastery, Perth. The ‘Orientation Week’, as it is called, seeks to do many things: by means of an integrated programme of worship, study, topical seminars and leisure time, it… read more >>

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The Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church responded to today’s announcement about the prospective prorogation of Parliament in early September as follows: “As the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, I am very aware that Scotland emphatically voted to… 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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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 >>