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 […]

Diocesan Conference 2014 – 11th March

Across the Diocese, Mission Possible is going forward in different ways and with a focus particular to the local situation. Whatever stage you are at, please comealong to the Diocesan Synod Conference (formerly known as the Pre-Synod Day) and share your story, focussing on the three questions : What do we believe Jesus is calling us to […]

Diocesan Synod: 12th March 2014

Notice is hereby given that the Diocesan Synod will be constituted on Tuesday 11th March 2014 at the Eucharist in St John’s Cathedral, Oban at 5.30pm. Thebusiness meeting will start at 9.00am on Wednesday, 12th March in the Argyllshire Gathering Halls . All clergy and Lay Leaders are reminded to announce Diocesan Synod at all Sunday Services. Formal […]