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Dr Geoff Headden RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of Dr Geoff Headden, lay reader in Kinlochleven in the West Highland Region.  He died suddenly on Saturday 23rd April.  Please keep his wife Ella and all the family in your prayers at this difficult time.  The details for the funeral, planned to be […]

Conference and Synod gather: 8th March

Representatives from charges all over the diocese are gathering at Dunstaffnage near Oban for two days of celebrating the mission of Argyll and The Isles.  The conference, “Mission Milestones” will be led by Isobel McNaughton, who led the original “Building the Vision” project in 2011, along with  Alison Clark, the congregational development officer for the […]

Mission Milestones – and the Diocesan Synod

Mission Milestones – a Celebration Tuesday 8th March 2016 9.30 for 10am – 4pm SAMS (The Scottish Association for Marine Science) Dunstaffnage by Oban At this year’s conference we will celebrate 5 years of Building the Vision and look forward to putting into action the Vision for Mission plans completed and presented by the congregations. […]

Christmas Message

From all at the Scottish Episcopal Diocese of Argyll and The Isles, have a peaceful Christmas and a good New Year.

Wanted: A priest for the West Highland Region

An exciting opportunity to minister in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland. See below for details: http://www.argyll.anglican.org/vacancy/

Diocesan conference – David Runcorn presenter

We’re delighted that Rev David Runcorn, author of ‘The Road to Growth Less Travelled’  is coming from Bristol to work with us next week.  Our conference on Tuesday 10th (the day before our diocesan synod)  is entitled ‘Singing in a Strange Land.’  The morning session is for clergy only; the afternoon session for everyone will […]

Visit to the diocese by the Bishop of Zanzibar

Visit to the diocese by the Bishop of Zanzibar

Bishop Michael Hafidh of Zanzibar and their Diocesan Secretary General, Reverend Nuhu Sallanya, will be visiting the diocese from the 17th to the 20th of February 2015. The itinerary for the visit is: Tuesday 17th February (Shrove Tuesday) Lunchtime: Meeting the Bishop and Diocesan Officers 5.30pm Evensong in the Cathedral Evening – after service fund raising […]

Reverend Terry Taggart licensed to St Peter's Stornoway

Reverend Terry Taggart licensed to St Peter’s Stornoway

                                  Terry Taggart was licensed (23rd January 2015) as the new priest for St Peter’s Stornoway and St Moluag’s Eoropaidh. Bishop Kevin celebrated at the eucharist to start Terry’s ministry, and representatives from St Peter’s, the diocese and other […]

DIOCESAN SYNOD 2015 – Notice to Members

Notice is hereby given that the Diocesan Synod will be constituted on Tuesday 10th March 2015 at the Eucharist in St John’s Cathedral, Oban at 5.45pm.  The business meeting will begin with coffee at 9.00am on Wednesday, 11th March in the Scottish Association for Marine Science, Dunstaffnage PA37 1QA. Please note the new venue. The wording […]

New Priest for Episcopal Church on Lewis

New Priest for Episcopal Church on Lewis

The Revd Terry Taggart is to be the Scottish Episcopal priest for St Peter’s Stornoway and St Moluag’s Eoropaidh.  Terry, originally from Glasgow, was formerly a Detective Sergeant with Lincolnshire Police then a mediator with the Ombudsman Services whilst entering ordained ministry.  He is married to Samantha and they have two sons, one daughter and two Westie […]