The Scottish Episcopal Church welcomes people of all ages, including babies, toddlers, young children and teenagers. Our churches strive to offer a warm welcome to families, and there is active youth work at a Diocesan and a Provincial level, as well as in many of our churches.
Contact: The Provincial Youth Coordinator, Claire Benton-Evans ClaireBE@scotland.anglican.org
Next upcoming event – Go Karting in the Highlands
All teenagers (11-18) in the Scottish Episcopal Church are welcome, along with any friends they’d like to bring, to our first Provincial Youth Sleepover Event of 2024. The event will take place on 24-25 February, and will involve go karting followed by food and a sleepover, with worship at Inverness Cathedral on Sunday.
Read the Provincial Youth Newsletter here and Like the Facebook page: Scottish Episcopal Church – Provincial Youth Committee.
The Scottish Episcopal Church recognises the special status of children and young people and takes their safeguarding very seriously. For more information, visit the Safeguarding page here. If you have any concerns about the safeguarding of children or young people in a Scottish Episcopal Church, please contact the Provincial Safeguarding Officer:firstname.lastname@example.org
The Provincial Youth Week (“Yeek”) is an annual residential event for young people of High School age in the Scottish Episcopal Church. It brings together young people from all over the Province for a week of fun, faith and fellowship. Find out more on our website: www.yeek.scot
The Provincial Youth Committee (PYC) represents all young people in the Scottish Episcopal Church and oversees events and activities involving young people throughout the year. It is not responsible for the running of the Youth Week, which is managed by the Youth Week leadership team. You can find out more about the Provincial Youth Committee here.
Contact: The Provincial Youth Committee Convener, Rev Tembu Rongong email@example.com
Play Church is a flagship project in the Diocese of Edinburgh and the first of its kind in the UK. Play Church is a portable child-sized altarscape with everything children need to learn through play about what they see happening in church. Find out more here.
SEC Liturgy for All-age Services is a private Facebook group for sharing and developing liturgical resources for all-age services within the Scottish Episcopal Church. If you would like to join, please contact Rev Nerys Brown firstname.lastname@example.org
The following dioceses have a named contact person for queries about children’s, youth and families’ ministry. If there is no one available in your diocese, please contact the Provincial Youth Coordinator, Claire Benton-Evans: ClaireBE@scotland.anglican.org
Brechin – Claire Benton-Evans: email@example.com
Edinburgh – Rev Fiona Reynolds: firstname.lastname@example.org
Glasgow – Rev Canon Audrey O’Brien Stewart: email@example.com
Moray, Ross and Caithness – Ley-Anne Haigh-Forsyth: firstname.lastname@example.org
St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane – James Gardner: email@example.com