Related organisations

This section provides links to a broad range of organisations in which many members of the Scottish Episcopal Church participate. Please contact us if you would like your organisation to be added to the listing.

Aberlour Child Care Trust

Aberlour works in Scotland with and for children, young people and families who need additional support to promote their development or well being.

Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS)

In its work ACTS seeks to enable the Scottish churches in their common life. It encourages and resources encounters between them in which each participant learns from the other, where difference is explored and respected and where division is healed.

Affirming Catholicism

Affirming Catholicism encourages Anglicans to be confident in their heritage, based on Scripture, tradition and reason. It sees the Catholic tradition in Christianity as open, generous and evolving, not static, developing by constructively relating new and old insights.

Changing Attitude Scotland

Changing Attitude Scotland is a network of people, gay and straight, lay and ordained, working for the full affirmation of lesbian and gay Christians within the Scottish Episcopal Church and the wider Anglican Communion.

Christian Aid Scotland

Christian Aid has a vision – to end poverty – and Christian Aid Scotland lives out this vision in the distinctive political and cultural context of our society.

Church Army

Church Army is a society of evangelists linked to the Anglican Church. We are committed to sharing faith in word and action, to enable people to come to a living faith in Jesus Christ.

Church Maintenance in Scotland

A partnership between the Church of Scotland, the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, Historic Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church, the site offers all those who deal with church building maintenance an opportunity to access relevant information and take part in a discussion form, regardless of denomination.

Church Mission Society

The Church Mission Society is an evangelistic mission working to see a world transformed by the love of Jesus.

Church Pastoral Aid Society

CPAS is an evangelical Anglican mission agency and community working mainly with local Anglican churches across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament

The Confraternity is the senior Catholic society for priests and laity.

Cornerstone Bookshop, Edinburgh

The Cornerstone Bookshop is an ecumenical bookstore located in St John’s Terrace, Princes Street, stocking a wide range of theological and devotional books, and worship resources.

Eco-Congregation Scotland

Eco-Congregation Scotland is a charity, offering a programme to enthuse and equip churches to weave environmental issues into their life and mission in an enjoyable and stimulating way.

Episcopal Cursillo in Scotland

Cursillo is a movement within the Church of renewal and leadership training.

Forward in Faith Scotland

Forward in Faith is a group of clergy and laity seeking to maintain the traditional apostolic ministry as inherited by the Scottish Episcopal Church, and shared in common with the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Communions, among others.

Ladyhead Bookshop and Coffeeshop

An outreach of All Saint’s Church, St Andrew’s, providing an ecumenically stocked religious bookshop, as well as serving home made soup and baking.

Mothers’ Union

The Mothers’ Union (MU) is a Christian organisation with more than 3.6 million members worldwide.

Royal School of Church Music

RSCM Scotland aims to support all Scottish churches in their music-making by offering encouragement, advice and training to all, and especially to enable the provision of music in church in the future.

Scottish Anglican Network

The Scottish Anglican Network includes churches, clergy and lay people from all over Scotland, who are committed to the catholic, charismatic and evangelical renewal of the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Scottish Association of Change-Ringers

The Scottish representative body for all who ring bells by rope and wheel in the English tradition, the majority of whom practise the art of change ringing.

Scottish Guild of Servers

The Guild is a fellowship of lay persons – men and women, young and old – linked together by ideals of reverence, devotion and service in the Sanctuary.

Soul Marks

Soul Marks, led by Edinburgh based artist Carol Marples, encourages and enables creativity using all the senses, particularly through the visual arts, to express and inspire faith in God.

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

Stop Climate Chaos Scotland campaigns for the UK Government to take practical action to keep global warming as far below the 2 degrees C danger threshold as possible, recognising that any more than a 1.5 degree rise threatens the viability and existence of many countries, particularly those that bear the least responsibility for causing the problem.

The Coracle Trust

The Coracle Trust is a charity based in Edinburgh, Scotland, that seeks to provide people with a context to learn and explore the meaning of Christian life in the everyday world.

The Mission to Seafarers, Scotland

The Mission to Seafarers, formerly called The Missions to Seamen, is a missionary society of the Anglican Church, which cares for the spiritual and practical welfare of all seafarers regardless of nationality or faith.

The Scottish Bible Society

The Society distributes Bibles, New Testaments and other Scripture-based materials, in a range of media, in Scotland and throughout the world.

The Scottish Churches Parliament Office

The Scottish Churches Parliament Office supports churches engagement with the UK Parliament and Government.

The Scottish Prayer Book Society

The Prayer Book Society exists to promote the use of the Scottish Book of Common Prayer and The Liturgy 1970.

The Society of Mary

The aim of the Society of Mary is to spread devotion to Mary and to encourage all Christians to take Mary as a model of purity in personal relationships and family life.

The Society of Our Lady of Walsingham

The Society encourages devotion to Our Lady of Walsingham and pilgrimage to her shrine.

The Society of the Holy Cross

A congregation of priests founded in 1855 to maintain and extend the Catholic faith and discipline, and strengthen the spiritual life of its members as they bear witness to the Cross of Christ in their vocation and ministry.

The Third Order, The Society of Saint Francis

The Third Order is part of the Society of Saint Francis, a religious community within the Anglican Communion.

US: Anglicans in World Mission

US: Anglicans in World Mission works in direct partnership with Anglican and United Churches in over 50 countries helping to strengthen the church and build communities.

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year, and who, in many countries, have a continuing relationship in prayer and service.