Bishop Anne consecrated in Aberdeen and Orkney

Argyll and The Isles join with prayer and good wishes for Anne Dyer, consecrated Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney Diocese today (1st March 2018). Below is a message she posted on her new diocesan website yesterday. A Message from the Bishop Elect

A New Provost for St John's Cathedral Oban

A New Provost for St John’s Cathedral Oban

A New Provost for St John’s Cathedral Oban Today (Sunday 11th February 2018) it was announced that, subject to final checks, a new Provost has been appointed for St John’s Cathedral, Oban. The Provost of Oban is also the Rector of St James’ Ardbrecknish and a gathered congregation that meets at Kilbrandon. Bishop Kevin says, […]

The Revd Amanda Fairclough - Priest/Evangelist for West Highland Region & Centre of Mission

The Revd Amanda Fairclough – Priest/Evangelist for West Highland Region & Centre of Mission

20th July 2017: The licensing of Amanda Fairclough by Bishop Kevin, Argyll and The Isles, as priest in charge of the Scottish Episcopal Church charges in the West Highlands and the Ordained Lead Evangelist in the Centre of Mission: a partnership between the diocese and Church Army.  The service was held at St Mary’s Glencoe.  It was […]

2017 Discipleship: Living Our Vision

Resources available for download here. Please contact the diocese for more information or guidance.‎

Bishop Kevin’s Easter Message

Fear is the real issue Jesus addresses at his resurrection. Fear of terrorism, fear of not winning, fear of being found out, fear of not being important. And the greatest human fear, who cares anyway? God cares. That’s the truth of the resurrection story. Jesus calls me by my name, as he called Mary in […]

Live and Work at Bishop’s House on Iona

Opportunities to live and work at Bishop’s House on Iona, in one of the diocesan retreat houses – for details please click here

Holy Week and Easter in Argyll and The Isles

Most of our churches keep Holy Week with special services and times of prayer.  Some details for some churches are on the link below. Have a blessed and peaceful end to your Lent and a joyous Easter celebration! Holy Week and Easter Services 2017

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