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.
Diocesan communications day
On 29 September at St Mary’s Arbroath about twenty people attended this opportunity to learn more about current methods of communication, but focusing particularly on modern electronic media.
October is here, the nights are drawing in and the autumn television schedules are upon us. Another season of The X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing and all manner of celebrity-led and so-called reality shows beckon us to the sofa.
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.
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