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Scots need greater numbers ‘to pay the rent’

Pat Ashworth reports from the meeting of the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church

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MEMBERSHIP and attendance figures in the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) have to be taken seriously, and addressed, the Primus, the Most Revd David Chillingworth, warned the General Synod meeting in Edinburgh last week.

There has been a fall in attendance of 15 per cent over five years. Membership now stands at 34,916 across the seven dioceses Communicant numbers are 24,650, and the total attendance figure, on one Sunday, was ...

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