Thinking Anglicans

New Primus of Scottish Episcopal Church elected

The Rt Rev David Chillingworth was today elected Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church – at an Episcopal Synod held during the annual meeting of the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Bishop David was the single nomination and his election was supported by all other six bishops.

Bishop David has been Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane since 2005 and succeeds the Most Rev Dr Idris Jones, Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway who stepped down as Primus last night following his recent announcement to retire from the office of diocesan bishop…

Read the full press release.

The full text of his statement is here.

See Bishop David’s blog, Thinking Aloud here.

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Audio Interview with the new Primus available at

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