Liturgy is the structured and shared worship that Christians engage in when they are together. Find the list of authorised liturgies, along with those approved for experimental use in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Deputising Fees 2024

Claim for fees and expenses by an authorised minister (diocesan or local, lay or ordained) payable in the absence of stipendiary clergy through holiday entitlement, illness or other church duties. Download the Deputising Fees 2024 Word file.

Vestry Resources

A range of resources from the Scottish Episcopal Church designed to provide practical assistance to vestries in their work.

Vestry Responsibilities: Governance, Accounting and Charity Matters
A range of guidance on the responsibilities of vestries and key office holders including notes on relevant charities legislation and accounting requirements.

Information to assist in the care and maintenance of church buildings. If you are looking for the Notice of Experimental Re-ordering Template and the Canon 35 Pre-Application Notice and Application forms, you can find those on the Diocesan Property Committee page.

Clergy Appointments and Conduct and Clergy and Lay Employment
Guidance to assist in employment related matters – including information on vacancy procedures and Pensions Automatic Enrolment.

Grants and loans
Details of grants and loans provided by some of the committees of the General Synod.

Stewardship, Gift Aid and Legacies
Information regarding Gift Aid, the Responsibilties of the Gift Secretary and legacies.

General information
A number of miscellaneous guidance notes of relevance to the ongoing life of a congregation. (Includes information regarding the SEC Unit Trust Pool.)