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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 […]

Bishop Kevin’s Easter Message

Fear is the real issue Jesus addresses at his resurrection. Fear of terrorism, fear of not winning, fear of being found out, fear of not being important. And the greatest human fear, who cares anyway? God cares. That’s the truth of the resurrection story. Jesus calls me by my name, as he called Mary in […]

Live and Work at Bishop’s House on Iona

Opportunities to live and work at Bishop’s House on Iona, in one of the diocesan retreat houses – for details please click here

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 […]

Holy Week and Easter in Argyll and The Isles

Most of our churches keep Holy Week with special services and times of prayer.  Some details for some churches are on the link below. Have a blessed and peaceful end to your Lent and a joyous Easter celebration! Holy Week and Easter Services 2017

Canon 31 discussion and vote: Proposed amendment to allow same-sex marriage

The diocesan synod considered, among many other items of business, a proposed amendment to Canon 31, the marriage canon, that, if passed in the General Synod in June 2017, would allow same-sex marriage to become part of the life of the SEC. This is complex and divisive issue, and a very careful and respectful session […]

Diocesan conference and synod 2017

The diocesan conference and synod will take place on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th March 2017. The conference, held at SAMS Dunnstaffnage (see below) begins at 9.30am with coffee. The synod will start with the Synod Eucharist at 5.45pm in St John’s Cathedral, Oban, followed by the Synod dinner at the Argyllshire Gathering Halls. Business […]

Christmas Services Around the Diocese

Advent and Christmas services in 2016 Please follow this link  

OIKOCREDIT: Investing in People, Planet, Prosperity and Partners

In 2015, social investing pioneer and co-operative, Oikocredit, celebrated its 40th Anniversary and initiation by the World Council of Churches.  Significantly, churches have always played an important role in Oikocredit, with the Scottish Episcopal Church and the Church of Scotland being founder members of the co-operative alongside many others. Today, Oikocredit remains guided by the […]

Very Rev Norman MacCallum RIP

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