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 Hernfirstname.lastname@example.org||01467 642536|
|Argyll and the Isles||Mr Donald Shellemail@example.com||01631 562688|
|Brechin||Dr Peter Smartfirstname.lastname@example.org||01674 840789|
|Edinburgh||Mrs Janet McKinnellemail@example.com||01368 850604|
|Glasgow||Mr Kevin Boakfirstname.lastname@example.org||01436 676852|
|Moray, Ross and Caithness||Mrs Patsy Thomsonemail@example.com||01381 600708|
|St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane||Mrs Lis Burkefirstname.lastname@example.org||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.
The Provincial Director of Ordinands has oversight of the discernment process and is responsible to the College of Bishops.
Rev Ian D Barcroft
General Synod Office, 21 Grosvenor Crescent , Edinburgh EH12 5EE
T 0131 225 6357