‘If the world is changed for the better – no matter how small the change – how happy would that make you?’
Statement from the Scottish Episcopal Church: It has become clear that the Preparatory Committee for the Episcopal Vacancy in the Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway will be unable to present a short list of a minimum of three names from which a new Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway could be elected by the Electoral Synod….
Very Rev Ian Barcroft has been appointed as the Scottish Episcopal Church’s new full-time Provincial Director of Ordinands with effect from 1 June 2019. Ian has served as rector of St Mary’s, Hamilton, since 1997, and as Dean of Glasgow and Galloway since 2010.
One of the largest churches in Edinburgh has voted to split from the Scottish Episcopal Church amid tensions over its decision to become the first Anglican body in the UK to endorse gay marriage. St Thomas’ is the latest evangelical parish to quit the official Anglican church in Scotland and back a rival splinter movement…
The Episcopal Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church today elected the Rev Canon Anne Dyer as the new Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney. Canon Dyer has been Rector of Holy Trinity church, Haddington, since 2011. Her wider church involvement includes being a member of the Scottish Episcopal Institute Council and a member of General Synod….
Contribution by Rev Sydney Maitland to the General Synod’s debate on same-sex marriage on 10 June 2016. ‘When our world says Achieve Yourself, the gospel says Deny Yourself.’
The Scottish Episcopal Church took the first step towards allowing same sex marriage when its General Synod approved a change to the Church’s canon on marriage at a meeting in Edinburgh today (10 June). A first reading of a motion to remove the doctrinal clause which states that marriage is between a man and a…
The Most Rev David Chillingworth, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, said: “The attacks in Paris are a callous and devastating assault on innocent people who were enjoying an evening out in a beautiful city. Our prayers are with all who have lost loved ones, with those who have been injured and with the many…
The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Most Rev David Chillingworth, said: “The people of Scotland have decided that Scotland will continue to be part of the grouping of nations which make up the United Kingdom. “The Scottish Episcopal Church is an historic Scottish Church. Our story is interwoven with the story of Scotland….
The following is the Faith and Order Board of the Scottish Episcopal Church’s response to the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill Consultation. (Please note that the format of the response is set by the Scottish Government.)
News from the Scottish Episcopal Church.