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The Revd Amanda Fairclough – Priest/Evangelist for West Highland Region & Centre of Mission

The Revd Amanda Fairclough – Priest/Evangelist for West Highland Region & Centre of Mission

  20th July 2017: The licensing of Amanda Fairclough by Bishop Kevin, Argyll and The Isles, as priest in charge of the Scottish Episcopal Church charges in the West Highlands and the Ordained Lead Evangelist in the Centre of Mission: a partnership between the diocese and Church Army.  The service was held at St Mary’s Glencoe.  It […]

Diocesan Retreat October 23rd – 26th 2017

Argyll & The Isles Diocesan Retreat – Coming Home to God  led by Alison Clark What does ‘home’ mean to you?  The psalmist says…’I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever’.  During our time together we will explore through scripture and reflection what it is to dwell with God and for God […]

2017 Discipleship: Living Our Vision

Resources available for download here. Please contact the diocese for more information or guidance.‎

Rev Canon Hugh Lee RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of the Rev Canon Hugh Lee. He died on Sunday 21st May after a few weeks of illness. In 2014 Hugh was made an Honorary Canon of the Cathedral of the Isles, Cumbrae, after serving as Synod Clerk to Argyll and The Isles (2004-2014) and […]

Rev Ken Skipper RIP

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Rev Ken Skipper who was for some years the Priest at St Columba’s on the Isle of Islay. Ken died peacefully on 7th May at home in Lincolnshire with his family. The funeral service will take place at 2pm on Saturday, 20th May at St […]

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