Announcement of Licensing

Announcement of Licensing. The Reverend Amanda Fairclough will be licensed by Bishop Kevin as the Priest in Charge of the West Highland Region Charges and as Lead Evangelist of the Church Army Centre of Mission on Thursday 20th July 2017.  The service is planned to take place in St Mary’s Glencoe in the evening of […]

Clergy on the Move in Argyll & The Isles

Oban Cathedral The Very Reverend Nicki McNelly, Provost of the Cathedral since 2012, is to be the new Rector of St Cuthbert’s, Colinton, in Edinburgh Diocese. Her last Sunday in post as Provost of the Cathedral, and as the Rector of St James’ Ardbrecknish, will be June the 25th. Nicki served in Edinburgh Diocese prior […]

Events across the Diocese

Thursdays in September 11am-2pm in St John’s Cathedral, Oban. Coffee Morning. Donation. Saturday, 17th September at 7.30pm at St John’s Cathedral, Oban. Porthcawl Male Voice Choir in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support. Adults £10 Sunday, 18th September at 3.30pm at St James, Ardbrecknish. Evensong to celebrate Harvest and in memory of Major Thorpe, killed in action […]

Diocesan Retreat 2014

The Diocesan Retreat will be held on Cumbrae from Monday, October 27th – Thursday 30th led by Bishop Kevin. The theme is The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, Her Lover – reflections on the story of Joseph and God’s chosen people in slavery, exile, freedom and the promised land…… To down load a booking form click […]

Diocesan Retreat – The Hiddenness of God”

The Diocesan Retreat will take place this year from Monday 28th October till Thursday 31st led by Bishop Brian Smith, former Bishop of Edinburgh. The idea of ‘the Hidden God’ has always been part of our religious tradition. In Isaiah we read ‘Verily thou art a God that hidest thyself, O God of Israel.’  We encounter […]

Bishop’s Lent Appeal

This year, the Diocese is raising funds to sponsor the secondary education of two girls in the developing world in line with Millennium Goal 3 (Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women). Please send your collection to the Diocesan Office as soon as possible. Further information is available from the Diocesan Office.