Canon 31 discussion and vote: Proposed amendment to allow same-sex marriage

The diocesan synod considered, among many other items of business, a proposed amendment to Canon 31, the marriage canon, that, if passed in the General Synod in June 2017, would allow same-sex marriage to become part of the life of the SEC. This is complex and divisive issue, and a very careful and respectful session […]

Diocesan conference and synod 2017

The diocesan conference and synod will take place on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th March 2017. The conference, held at SAMS Dunnstaffnage (see below) begins at 9.30am with coffee. The synod will start with the Synod Eucharist at 5.45pm in St John’s Cathedral, Oban, followed by the Synod dinner at the Argyllshire Gathering Halls. Business […]

Christmas Services Around the Diocese

Advent and Christmas services in 2016 Please follow this link  

OIKOCREDIT: Investing in People, Planet, Prosperity and Partners

In 2015, social investing pioneer and co-operative, Oikocredit, celebrated its 40th Anniversary and initiation by the World Council of Churches.  Significantly, churches have always played an important role in Oikocredit, with the Scottish Episcopal Church and the Church of Scotland being founder members of the co-operative alongside many others. Today, Oikocredit remains guided by the […]

Very Rev Norman MacCallum RIP

http://www.argyll.anglican.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Funeral-arrange.pdf

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Millport Lay Chaplain

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Millport Lay Chaplain

All in the Scottish Episcopal Diocese of Argyll and The Isles offer congratulations to Alastair Chisholm on being awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours last week. The official citation reads: “Alastair John Chisholm: Organist and Lay Chaplain, The Cathedral of the Isles, Millport. For services to Music and Culture on The […]

Think-Pray-Vote: church resource for EU Referendum

http://www.argyll.anglican.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Think-Pray-Vote-resource-for-EU-Ref-May-2016.pdf

Vacancy for West Highland Centre of Mission

Exciting opportunity to lead a partnership between the diocese and Church Army: http://www.argyll.anglican.org/home/vacancy/vacancieswest-highland-region-centre-of-mission/

Dr Geoff Headden RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of Dr Geoff Headden, lay reader in Kinlochleven in the West Highland Region.  He died suddenly on Saturday 23rd April.  Please keep his wife Ella and all the family in your prayers at this difficult time.  The details for the funeral, planned to be […]

Conference and Synod gather: 8th March

Representatives from charges all over the diocese are gathering at Dunstaffnage near Oban for two days of celebrating the mission of Argyll and The Isles.  The conference, “Mission Milestones” will be led by Isobel McNaughton, who led the original “Building the Vision” project in 2011, along with  Alison Clark, the congregational development officer for the […]