The most recent news from the Diocese of Brechin are displayed below: please see News archive for all past news entries. Please see our Calendar section for details of forthcoming events, and our Brechin Bulletin and Grapevine publications for more news and features.

New priests at St Mary’s, Broughty Ferry


On Saturday, 22 September Professor Francis Bridger and his wife Helen were instituted as Rector and Associate rector respectively of St Mary’s, Broughty Ferry.

Same sex marriage legislation


The Scottish Government has announced its intention to legislate for same sex marriage by 2015. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that she will work with the UK government to amend equality laws to protect churches from having to officiate at those unions unwillingly.

Woman Bishop elected in companion Diocese of Swaziland


Our Companion Diocese of Swaziland made history in July when it elected Rev Ellinah Wamukoya as Bishop – the first woman bishop in the Anglican Province of Southern Africa. I have written to her to say how delighted I am with the news and to wish her every blessing in her new ministry.

Getting involved with Messy Church


Reuben Addis introduces Messy Church.

Report on the 2012 Lay Readers Conference


Linda Walls reports on the Scottish Episcopal Church Lay Readers Conference, 'The Word in the World', which took place from 18 to 20 May 2012.

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