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


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 […]