Living with Resilience



We’ve just had our annual Clergy Conference in the Green Hotel in Kinross. The worst thing about it was that – taking account of vacancies and long term illness – we were missing about one third of our group of stipendiary clergy. For a small diocese, that’s really significant in terms of our resources. But in every other respect, it was probably one of the best

We began with Professor Mona Siddiqui talking about the place of faith in the public square. Mona is so generous with her time. Our clergy enjoyed a stimulating conversation with her, We then welcomed a return visit from David Runcorn under the title ‘Living with Resilience’. David has an extraordinary empathy – certainly with our clergy. We went away stimulated and encouraged

Above … Dean Kenny Rathband and Canon Dom Ind in group discussion. Rev Richard Evans of St Andrews, St Andrews who led the music in our worship