Who to contact about your vocation

Your first contact should be your Rector or chaplain (if you are at school, college or university). They will know you best and be able to talk with you about the range of ministries that are possible.

Lay Readership

If you think you may be called to be a Lay Reader, you should you should speak about it first with your Rector or chaplain, who may then contact your diocese’s Warden of Lay Readers:

DioceseNameEmailTelephone number
AberdeenMrs Avril Hernavrilhern@mac.com01467 642536
Argyll and the IslesMr Shelldonald.shell@google.com01631 562688
BrechinDr Peter Smartsmartpeterdr@btinternet.com01674 840789
EdinburghMrs Janet McKinnelljanet.mckinnell@btinternet.com01368 850604
GlasgowRevd. Shelley Marshrevshelleymarsh@ntlworld.com0141 585 5845
Moray, Ross and CaithnessMrs Patsy Thomsonpatsy.j.thomson@gmail.com
St Andrews, Dunkeld and DunblaneRevd. Bob Harleyrobert.harley@virgin.net01575 575515

Ordained Ministry

If you think you may be called to ordained ministry (deacon or priest), you should speak about it first with your Rector or chaplain, who may then contact your Diocesan Director of Ordinands:

DioceseNameEmailTelephone number
AberdeenRevd. Canon Graham Taylorrevgraham@tiscali.co.uk01224 584123
Argyll and the IslesRevd. Canon Hugh Leefish4hill@yahoo.co.uk01369 870237
BrechinRevd. Kirrilee Reidrector@allsaintsglencarse.org01738 860386
Edinburgh(1) Revd. Marion Chatterleymarion.chatterley@blueyonder.co.uk0131 667 6847
Edinburgh(2) Revd. Richard Cornfieldrichard@pandgchurch.org.uk0131 556 1335
GlasgowRevd. Canon Dr Scott Robertsonrevscottrobertson@btinternet.com0141 636 1131
Moray, Ross and CaithnessRev Canon Dr Iain Macritchieiain.macritchie@nes.scot.nhs.uk
St Andrews, Dunkeld and DunblaneRevd. Canon Dom Inddom.ind@btinternet.com01786 832368

Provincial Officer

The Provincial Director of Ordinands has oversight of the discernment process and is responsible to the College of Bishops.

Generals Synod Office, 21 Grosvenor Crescent , Edinburgh EH12 5EE
T 0131 225 6357