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Another day another thought #pisky

I still think it is worth the early start to do this – as simple as being introduced as being from the Scottish Episcopal Church. This morning’s BBC Scotland Thought for the Day

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When all the games have stopped …     #pisky

A new chapter began in the life of Holy Trinity, Stirling, last night with the institution of Rev Christoph Wutscher as Rector.  Christoph is a priest of deep faith and wide experience – with roots in church music.  It was … Continue reading

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Reformed-Anglican Dialogue #pisky #anglican

This is the meeting of the International Reformed-Anglican Dialogue.  We are meeting this week in Clare College, Cambridge.  It’s very international – India, Malawi, South Africa, Japan.  Those who hope to see a deep connection between the SEC and the … Continue reading

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This is worth reading #pisky

This is one of two books recommended for members of the Church of England General Synod as they approached their recent facilitated conversations. It is a series of brief contributions, largely from members of the Evangelical community in the Church … Continue reading

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Nerys’ Ordination.  #pisky

Last Sunday we gathered for the Ordination of Nerys as a priest – in St John’s Perth where she and her Rector Graham are working with the congregation in the re-ordered building to build something new in the life of … Continue reading

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Building Up #pisky

The development of our clergy and all involved in ministry has been very important these last few years.  We have study days and training sessions.  We provide ‘buddies’ for new arrivals.  We have Peer Supervision Groups where clergy and lay … Continue reading

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15-30 Mbps!

Anybody who lives rural Scotland has to get used to dreadful broadband speeds.  Here at Blogstead, we have just over 1 Mbps.  We are literally at the end of the copper wire line from the exchange at Kinrossie.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Up the Glen

Our little church in Ballintuim is one of the beauties of our diocese.  Up to Bridge of Cally from Blairgowrie – carefully avoiding the weekend bikers who seem determined to risk life and limb on these beautiful roads which are … Continue reading

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Nice.  #pisky #anglican

I wrote this statement for the SEC website yesterday: The heartfelt thoughts and prayers of people in Scotland and all over the world are with the people of Nice and France today. Once again it has been demonstrated that ruthless … Continue reading

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Look at the petrol prices …   #pisky

It is one of the delightful ironies of Ireland that here on the northern edge of Donegal we are to the north of most of Northern Ireland – yet are in the Irish Republic.  The reason for that is simple. … Continue reading

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