New resource for Scottish Episcopal 1982 Gaelic Liturgy

A new page has been launched on the Scottish Episcopal Church Diocese of Argyll and The Isles website with text and sound recordings for the 1982 Gaelic Eucharistic liturgy. This resource will allow a learner to understand, practise and deliver this eucharistic service. The English text is shown in parallel with the Gaelic. David McEwan, […]

Training Day Held at All Saints’ Inveraray

All Saints Inveraray was the venue for the autumn lay leadership day which this year was run by Bishop Kevin on the theory and practice of the eucharist and extended communion. It was good to see some new faces there as well as the ‘veterans’ of such occasions! Thanks to Fr Simon for offering All […]

Canon Hugh Lee Installed in Cathedral of the Isles, Cumbrae

Saturday 25th October 2014: Installation of Hugh Lee by Bishop Kevin as honorary canon of the Cathedral of the The Isles, Cumbrae. Hugh has served in the SEC for many years, latterly as the incumbent of Dunoon and Rothesay, retiring in 2006. He also served two periods in office as the diocesan synod clerk, retiring in […]

College of Bishops responds to Independence Referendum outcome The College of Bishops has issued the following statement regarding the outcome of the Independence Referendum: Speaking on behalf of the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Primus, the Most Rev David Chillingworth, says “The people of Scotland have decided that Scotland will continue to be part of the grouping of […]

Argyll and The Isles takes part in “Cascade Conversation – Listening across the Spectrum”

Each person attending from Argyll and The Isles has written their own reflection. To start, Dean Andrew (one of those attending) summarises: In 2013 the General Synod of the SEC was offered a working group to explore the design of a process to allow discussion same-sex relationship issues in the life of the church. The […]

Celebration of Lay Ministries 7th June 2014

The cathedral church of St John the Divine, Oban, is the venue for a diocesan celebration of lay ministries in the diocese.  The celebration will be a Eucharist at 12 noon, followed by a buffet lunch.  All those in the diocese involved in authorised lay ministries are invited, and notices will be going out to […]

Synod 2014 reports and news

Visit the page  with news and summaries of the business discussed at the diocesan synod and the synod conference 2014.

Diocesan Conference – Tues 11 March – 9.30 for 10 start

Diocesan Synod Eucharist 11 Mar – 5.30pm, St John’s Cathedral, Oban

This will start synod 2014.

Bishop Kevin in New Zealand to support first English woman ordained as bishop

Bishop Kevin in New Zealand to support first English woman ordained as bishop

  Bishop Kevin was in New Zealand today (22nd February 2014) to support Dr Helen-Ann Hartley as she was made the 7th Bishop of Waikato, in the Anglican Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki, Aotearoa New Zealand.  Bishop Kevin is a family friend of Bishop Helen-Ann, and was excited to be able to travel to New […]