St Margaret’s Church, Aberdeen celebrated their 150 year Anniversary on Sunday 8 October. The church was founded by John Comper as a Mission Church out of St John’s Church, Aberdeen. The celebrations took place in three parts: Parish Mass followed by a shared lunch. Procession from St John’s Church to St Margaret’s Church, via St […]
The Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF) has launched ‘Parenting for Faith’ in partnership with author and speaker Rachel Turner. Parents are the primary disciplers of their children, and this nationwide programme aims to resource parents, carers and church families to feel confident as they help children on their own journey of life with God. In the […]
Centrepost, showing events due to take place around the Diocese, is shown above. A printable PDF copy is also available.
The new Bishop of our Twin Diocese of Mthatha is to be The Rt Rev’d Nkosinathi Ndwandwe, who currently serves as the Suffragan Bishop of Natal. Bishop Ndwandwe succeeds Bishop Sitembele Mzamane who retired at the end of 2016. The election took place on Monday 25 September. Please keep Bishop Ndwandwe, his family, and the […]
This year, the following churches will be open specifically for Doors Open Day: Aberdeen City (Saturday 9 September – 10:00am-4:00pm): St Andrew’s Cathedral, Aberdeen St John’s Church, Aberdeen. Tea and Coffee will be available. St Ninian’s Church, Aberdeen – Open for some peace and quiet and refreshments. There will be a short service of Choral Evensong […]
Centrepost for September is now available (shown above). A printable PDF Copy is also available.
The Rev’d David Greenwood was yesterday licensed as Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Kincardine O’Neil by Bishop Mark. Photos telling the story of the day are shown below. A video copy of Bishop Mark’s sermon is also available.
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 […]
Centrepost, giving information of events taking place around the Diocese is shown above for July and August. A printable PDF version is also 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.
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.l1508777263oa@tt1508777263oille1508777263dmk1508777263. Louise […]
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:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 recent Choral Festival led by Bishop Mark including the renewal of Lay Readers vows held at the Cathedral.
Centrepost for June, giving details of events taking place around the Diocese, is shown above. A printable PDF copy is also available.
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, giving information of events taking place around the Diocese, is shown above. A printable PDF copy is also available
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.
The Cathedral marked the ninetieth birthday of our former Bishop, Fred Darwent, at their Easter Sunday Evensong. Photos by Stephanie Brock
‘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 today’s service as the clergy renewed their ordination vows and the consecration of the Holy Oils.