SEI July/August 2019 Newsletter

The Scottish Episcopal Institute, which is responsible for training priests, deacons and lay readers in our Church, produces a monthly newsletter.  If you are interested in what the Institute and its students have been up to, you can read all about it in July-August 2019 News from SEI

At the end of General Synod there was a Valedictory Eucharist for the 2019 leavers. They are listed here from back left, followed by the initial of the Diocese in which each will serve.
Don Grant (MR&C)
Jenny Holden (A&O)
Kathryn Sanderson (MR&C)
Jane Edwards (Ed)
Jean Souter (A&O)
Sue Ward (Ed)
Roxanne Campbell (Br)
Annie Hughes (StAD&D)
Peter Woodifield(Ed)
Susan Henderson (URC)
Katrina O’Neill (MR&C)
Harriet Oxley (G&G)

The service was a truly joyful act of worship, made all the more so by the wonderful playing and singing of first year ordinand, Dr Lesley Penny, and fellow musicians from St Mungo’s Balerno. Afterwards students, their families and friends, staff, and the Convenor of the Institute Council, the Rt Revd Kevin Pearson, enjoyed lunch together at Mamma Roma’s restaurant where they were joined by five of the SEI Ambassadors and two clergy who have supported SEI hugely through the past year by giving their deputising fees to the Training Fund.

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