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A thought on leadership #pisky

Another Thought for the Day on BBC Scotland this morning

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Confirmation again

I seem to be in a season of Confirmations – this was the Confirmation of Cliff and Brian at St Peter’s, Kirkcaldy, today with Revd Christine Frazer. People can be a bit sniffy about Confirmation – ‘a rite in search … Continue reading

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General Synod 2015 #pisky

General Synod is coming – this is what I said in the Press Release which was issued today. “A range of significant issues will be addressed and debated, including the mission of the Scottish Episcopal Church, both here in Scotland … Continue reading

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Confirmation at St Andrews   #pisky

i was glad to go and take part in a Confirmation Service in the historic St Salvator’s Chapel.  Rosie and Sam were part of a preparation group with the University Chaplain, Revd Donald McEwan. These are the moments when I … Continue reading

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At All Souls, Fife

i said I would come back and say how it was with our new congregation – meeting in Inverkeithing High School. Well it was great – and very interesting. It isn’t usual to find signs for worship in the Episcopal … Continue reading

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Andy’s Chapel

         I’ve been at the Chapel in Cromlix today – now owned by Andy Murray and a popular place for weddings.  Rev Nick Green of St Mary’s Dunblane and I went to discuss the use of the Chapel You can … Continue reading

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A New Congregation

Tomorrow is a notable first for me – when I visit what is in effect a new congregation in the diocese. Last summer, our diocese joined in a partnership with St Paul’s and St George’s in Edinburgh to establish a … Continue reading

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Election encapsulated

Well – what does one say?  I offered this for the Scottish Episcopal Church website:   The outcome of the General Election of 2015 has delivered a result notable both for its clarity and its complexity.  The people have spoken … Continue reading

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Confirmation at Glenalmond

This is an annual highlight – this year 23 young people prepared by Father Giles Dove.  And they are welcomed into Communicant membership of the Church of Scotland by local Church of Scotland minister, Rev Philip Patterson – whose Northern … Continue reading

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Does the Gospel push us towards particular voter choices?

I went over to the BBC in Dundee this morning to take part in a discussion for the Sunday programme on BBC Scotland.  Basically we were talking about whether there are underlying or core values which should shape the way … Continue reading

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