SEI March 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 SEI Newsletter March 2019.

The SEI now has a mode of training where students spend the majority of their time on placement in one congregation, receiving a lot of practical hands-on training from the local clergy.  Both our Provost (Sarah) and our Synod Clerk (Michael) are helping to train students.  All those clergy involved in training Mixed Mode students or supervising curates, themselves received training at a gathering on the 29th January: Sarah Murray is in the photograph, but Michael joined via Skype.

SEI February 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 SEI Newsletter February 2019.

The SEI was thrilled to learn before Christmas that it had been awarded a generous grant from the Rebecca Hussey’s Book Charity. The object of the Charity is ‘to provide religious and useful books to institutions in theUnited Kingdom’.  The grant will be used to expand the SEI Library, to support the new modules on evangelism, mission and ecclesiology.

SEI January 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 SEI newsletter January 2019.

The image above shows third year ordinand Harriet Oxley (second right) who recently spent time with the Revd Canon Dr Sarah Hills and the Community of the Cross of Nails, Coventry Cathedral, learning about reconciliation ministry as part of an extra placement.  Harriet spent time in East Sutherland, Tain and Invergordon during Summer School 2017, staying with James and Anna.

SEI December 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 December 2018 Newsletter from SEI.

The image above comes from the SEI Christmas Card, together with this prayer:

Lord of the journey,
we ask your protection on all who have fled their homes.
Give them strength on their journeys;
grant that they may find places of compassion in which to rest;
and give us the grace to turn our hearts into welcoming inns this Christmas;
this we ask in the name of the One in whom we find our home,
Jesus Christ our Lord.

SEI November 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 (including Don Grant) have been up to, you can read all about it  SEI November 2018 Newsletter

This edition contains details and photos of all those who have been ordained Deacons and Priests or licensed as Lay Readers over the Summer and early Autumn, including no less than three from our Diocese: Ellie Charman, Megan Cambridge (both pictured above) and Clare Caley.

SEI September 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 (including our own Don Grant) have been up to, you can read all about it September 2018 News from SEI.  Each student has a Diocesan Advisor, a number of whom are pictured above at a training day.

This weekend marks the start of the new year for the Scottish Episcopal Institute, which trains Priests, Deacons and Lay Readers for our Church. So from 31 August to 4 September SEI staff and students are staying at St Mary’s Monastery Kinnoull for five days of orientation when the new students can meet the continuing ones and the teaching and pastoral staff and everyone can get to know each other.

SEI August 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 (including our own Don Grant) have been up to, you can read all about it  August 2018 News from SEI.

Next month marks Mrs Denise Brunton who has been SEI’s Administrator throughout its life, and before that worked for TISEC and Coates Hall. In total, Denise has served the Scottish Episcopal Church for 27 years! A remarkable achievment from someone who has touched  the lives of many people, through her immensely caring attitude to all that she does and all those she meets.