Your first contact should be your Rector or Chaplain (if you are at school, college or university). They will know you best and be able to talk with you about the range of ministries that are possible.
If you think you may be called to be a Lay Reader, you should speak about it first with your Rector or chaplain, who may then contact your diocese’s Warden of Lay Readers:
|Aberdeen||Mrs Avril Hernemail@example.com||01467 642536|
|Argyll and the Isles||Dr Chris Brettfirstname.lastname@example.org||07711 944807|
|Brechin||Mrs Sue Roweemail@example.com||01382 779723|
|Edinburgh||Mrs Janet McKinnellfirstname.lastname@example.org||01368 850604|
|Glasgow||Mr Ray Gascoigneemail@example.com||01236 611392|
|Moray, Ross and Caithness||Mrs Patsy Thomsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||01381 600708|
|St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane||Mrs Lis Burkeemail@example.com||01738 624150|
If you think you may be called to ordained ministry (deacon or priest), you should speak about it first with your Rector or chaplain, who may then contact the Provincial Director of Ordinands.
Provincial Director of Ordinands
The Provincial Director of Ordinands has oversight of the discernment process and is responsible to the College of Bishops.
Rev Canon Ian D Barcroft
General Synod Office, 21 Grosvenor Crescent , Edinburgh EH12 5EE
T 0131 225 6357