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 […]

Mission Milestones – and the Diocesan Synod

Mission Milestones – a Celebration Tuesday 8th March 2016 9.30 for 10am – 4pm SAMS (The Scottish Association for Marine Science) Dunstaffnage by Oban At this year’s conference we will celebrate 5 years of Building the Vision and look forward to putting into action the Vision for Mission plans completed and presented by the congregations. […]

Christmas Message

From all at the Scottish Episcopal Diocese of Argyll and The Isles, have a peaceful Christmas and a good New Year.

Wanted: A priest for the West Highland Region

An exciting opportunity to minister in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland. See below for details: http://www.argyll.anglican.org/vacancy/

Meeting in small groups

One of the ways forward for worshipping communities is to meet in small groups outside of the regular Sunday worship – or indeed where and when there is no such provision, in a remote location for example. Bible study groups, prayer groups, social action groups – they can have a wide range of purposes. One […]

Generous hospitality

The following article is posted by permission of David McEwan, Lay Chaplain of St Kiaran’s, Campbeltown. It appeared as the pastoral letter in St Kiaran’s recent newsletter and turns out to be even more relevant as the news of the refugee crisis unfolds. Some months ago, my wife and I enjoyed a relaxing lunch in […]

Prayer Solidarity Today

The July diocesan newsletter mentioned that the 24th of each month is designated for prayers for Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The SEC is a partner in this initiative with the Church of Scotland and other bodies. Here’s what the website says: We (Church of Scotland) are joining with Christians around the world to pray for […]

Our ordinands

Elaine Garman and Rosemary Bungard will be ordained as deacons at St John’s Cathedral on Saturday 27th June at 1pm. Please pray for them as they take this important step in their ministry. They have been preparing through the Scottish Episcopal Institute and, in Elaine’s case, also the University of Aberdeen. Their formation and studies […]