• Election of new Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney to pass to Bishops

    The process for electing a new Bishop involves a Preparatory Committee producing a shortlist of a minimum of three candidates for recommendation to the Electoral Synod.  The Preparatory Committee has announced today that it has been unable to recommend this minimum number of candidates for the election of a new Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney. The current electoral process will […]

     
  • New Centrepost Available

    Centrepost, giving information of events taking place around the Diocese is shown above for July and August.  A printable PDF version is also available.  

  • New Northern Light Available

    The latest edition of Northern Light is now available below.  A printable PDF version is also available and paper copies are available from our churches.              

     
  • Funeral of the Rev’d Canon Lisa Eunson

    The funeral of Rev Canon Lisa Eunson will take place on Saturday 1st July at 12 noon in St Ternan’s Church, Banchory.  All welcome. The service will be followed by a private service of cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Green Shoots Trust by contacting trustee Ken Elliott at moc.l1503400157oa@tt1503400157oille1503400157dmk1503400157. Louise […]

     
  • Photos from the Ordination of Nick Bowry

    The Rev’d Nicholas Bowry, Curate at St Clement’s Church, Aberdeen was today ordained Priest by Bishop Mark.  The service was streamed on our Facebook page and that video can be viewed from the Facebook page.  Photo highlights of todays service are below:                        

  • Lisa Kei Eunson 1954-2017

    My Dear Friends With great sadness I  must inform you that the Rev’d Canon Lisa Eunson died early this morning.  Lisa has journeyed through her illness with remarkable faith and with great concern for all of us and for the church she loved. Rest Eternal Grant unto her O Lord. Blessings +Mark LISA KEI EUNSON […]

     
  • From Bishop Mark: Pre-Synod Message

    A message from Bishop Mark: To the People of Aberdeen and Orkney Once again, the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church gathers in Edinburgh. Once again members of our church will travel from across Scotland to share in worship, prayer and debate. The fellowship of our church has traditionally sustained even when the debate […]

     
  • Welcome to the new Diocesan Website

    Our new Diocesan Website is now launched after many months of preparation. It has a new menu structure, designed to support the varying and diverse areas of work which take place across the Diocese, and to support individuals, groups and churches in their lives of faith. All of the most used areas of the previous […]

     
  • New Appointment for the Rev’d Canon Paul Watson

    The Rev’d Canon Paul Watson has been appointed Rector of St James-the-Less Church in Bishopbriggs.  Please hold him and his wife Ina in your prayers. Please also pray for St Devenick’s Church and St Clement’s Church where Paul has served.

     
  • Renewing Ordinary Christians Day

    Representatives from six of our congregations gathered at St Clement’s Church in Aberdeen today for the second gathering of the Renewing Ordinary Christians series. The highlights of the day included (from the feedback forms): Meeting members from other churches and learning what they are doing in their communities. Finding out about the strengths and weaknesses […]

  • Photos from the Choral Festival and renewal of Lay Readers vows

    Photos from the recent Choral Festival led by Bishop Mark including the renewal of Lay Readers vows held at the Cathedral.                        

  • Centrepost for June

    Centrepost for June, giving details of events taking place around the Diocese, is shown above.  A printable PDF copy is also available.      

  • Rev Nick Bowry to be ordained Priest

    The Ordination to Priesthood of Rev’d Nick Bowry will take place on Saturday 17th June at 2.30pm at St Clement’s Church in Mastrick, Aberdeen. Information about Vestments will follow.

     
  • Centrepost for May

    Centrepost for May, giving information of events taking place around the Diocese, is shown above.  A printable PDF copy is also available

  • The Global Wave of Prayer

    Canon Paul Watson writes: Please consider joining with this wonderful initiative of prayer during the period from Ascension Day to Pentecost. Many resources are available on Thy Kingdom Come website. There is a wonderful surprise towards the end of this video. Please share this with your congregations and others who might be interested.

  • Photos as Bishop Fred turns 90

    The Cathedral marked the ninetieth birthday of our former Bishop, Fred Darwent, at their Easter Sunday Evensong. Photos by Stephanie Brock

  • Make Lunch

    ‘Make Lunch’ are an inter-denominational charity who tackle ‘Holiday Hunger’ as a form of Christian social action and outreach.  Many children who receive free School meals during term time face difficulties over the summer, when there may be little or no food, or no healthy food, available at home. 1 in 5 Parents in the […]

     
  • Photos from the Chrism Mass

    Photos from today’s service as the clergy renewed their ordination vows and the consecration of the Holy Oils.                

  • Rev’d Anne James to retire

    The Rev’d Anne James is to retire as Priest-in-Charge of St Andrew’s Church, Alford at the end of April.  Anne has served as Priest-in-Charge at Alford since 1999, having previously served at St Mary’s Church Ellon, and St James’ Church Cruden Bay.  She was one of the first women ordained Priest in the Diocese of […]