The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, Bishop Mark Strange, joined faith leaders across Scotland in signing a joint statement calling on people of faith across the country to engage with, and pray for, the many community efforts that have sprung up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement… read more >>

A special COP26 service involving Christian churches and organisations from around the world was held at Glasgow Cathedral (St Mungo’s). The event, organised by Glasgow Churches Together, was attended by guests from countries including Australia, Fiji, and Zimbabwe, as a show of solidarity for global climate justice. Many of those… read more >>

The Episcopal Synod, comprising all seven diocesan bishops, met online as planned this morning to consider the setting up of an independent mediation process to help the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney move forward from its current difficulties. The Synod voted to meet in private and then unanimously agreed to… read more >>

Bishop Mark Strange, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, was a guest on the ‘Sunday’ programme on BBC Radio 4, where he discussed the Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration. Faith leaders across the UK have united ahead of COP26, the climate change conference in Glasgow next month, in a move they hope… read more >>

During the current period of uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus concerns, the Scottish Episcopal Church’s Provincial Safeguarding Officers will continue to be available to deal with safeguarding situations as they arise. Contact with the Safeguarding Team should be via e-mail on or, in the event of urgency, by telephone… read more >>

Faith leaders in Scotland have made a joint statement on Coronavirus.  The Most Rev Mark Strange, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Most Rev Leo Cushley, Roman Catholic Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh; The Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland… read more >>

The Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) today issued updated guidance on how members and clergy should respond to the spread of coronavirus (COVID 19), following recent developments. Up until now, the SEC has followed guidance issued by the Church of England in connection with coronavirus. The Church of England has now… read more >>

Scottish faith leaders including the Most Rev Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church; Church of Scotland Moderator, Right Reverend Susan Brown, and the Muslim Council of Scotland have urged Christians, Muslims and people of other faiths and none to support the… read more >>

Patricia Boyd, former head of RE at George Watson’s College, Edinburgh received an MBE for services to religious and moral education in Scotland. Patricia Boyd is a member of St John’s Church, Princes Street, Edinburgh Professor John Curtice, Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde and Senior Research Fellow, NatCen SocialResearch received… read more >>