RECTOR OF ST VINCENT’S :
Canon Allan Maclean
Telephone: 0131-225 8609
ASSISTANT PRIESTS :
TRAINING FOR MINISTRY
St Vincent’s participates in training for ministry. Canon Allan Maclean and the Hon Barnaby Miln are Field Education Supervisors for the Scottish Episcopal Institute. The Reverend Oliver Brewer-Lennon, whilst a third year ordinand, was on placement at St Vincent’s from Epiphany to Easter 2016.
Director of Music & Sunday Morning Organist: Les Shankland DirectorofMusic@stvincentschapel.org.uk
Sunday Evening Organist: William D Watt firstname.lastname@example.org
Composer in Residence: Dr Harry Whalley email@example.com
Current members of our VESTRY are:
Canon Allan Maclean (Rector), Christopher Hartley* (Sacristan), James Holloway CBE* (Diocesan Synod Alternate Lay Representative), Suja Kurien-Hartley*, The Hon Barnaby Miln** (Property Convenor), Andrew Milner* (Locum Treasurer & Diocesan Synod Lay Representative). Ruth Stark MBE* (Music & Hospitality), Lizzie Webb (Secretary).
Michael Paulson-Ellis OBE has retired as Vestry Treasurer, to be succeeded by Andy Milner.
* Elected Vestry members usually serve for a term of three years and may serve for a maximum of two consecutive terms.
**A member of the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the lay representative of the Edinburgh Forth Area Council which is composed of these congregations: Holy Cross, Davidson’s Mains, Edinburgh EH4 5BS; St David of Scotland, Royston Mains Place, Edinburgh EH5 1LH; St Ninian’s, 40 Comely Bank, Edinburgh EH4 1AG; St Paul’s & St George’s, 10 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RH; St Philip’s & St James’, 57B Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH5 5PX; St Vincent’s; St James the Less, John’s Place, Leith EH6 7EL; St Mary of Mount Carmel, Hopetoun Road, South Queensferry EH30 9RB.
THE VESTRY is a committee of members elected to administer the temporal affairs of a church or parish. Our vestry supports the life and activities of St Vincent’s, has responsibility for the general control and management of the administration of the business matters of the congregation. We enjoy the use of the St Vincent’s building under the agreement we have with Commandery of Lochore of the Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus. For the purposes of charity law, members of the Vestry are the Charity Trustees of the church.
Our constitution requires that at the Annual General Meeting members of the congregation should elect up to ten members to act as members of the Vestry. There are vacancies available if you are interested.
If you are interested in becoming a Vestry member, have a word with the Rector, Canon Allan Maclean.
Weekly rotas are posted on the vestibule notice board. As they show, help is always needed to keep St Vincent’s running well. If you think you could offer your services, please contact Andy or the following:
Helping Hands: Andy Milner
Hospitality: Ruth Stark
Flowers: Jenny Stewart
Sacristan: Christopher Hartley
Garden: Christopher Hartley
Magazine: Christina Paulson-Ellis
Property Convenor: Hon Barnaby Miln
Venue Manager: Hon Barnaby Miln
Website: The Hon Barnaby Miln [Webmaster@stvincentschapel.org.uk] who welcomes photographs (by email) of the living, lively St Vincent’s for this website.
GENERAL ENQUIRIES: Contact@stvincentschapel.org.uk