The Reverend Simon Mackenzie is to be the next priest for the charges in Mid Argyll and Arran. Following his time at Oxford University, Father Simon worked in Glasgow. T rained at The College of The Resurrection, Mirfield, he was ordained in 1985.
Following the announcement that Father Simon is to take up the post of Priest in Charge of Mid Argyll, Bishop Kevin said: “This is a very exciting time in the life of the Diocese of Argyll and T he Isles which Father Simon recognises and has responded to. He comes to join the Diocesan team with a wealth of pastoral experience after 22 years in Perry Beeches Parish, Birmingham. His spirituality and wisdom were the gifts recognised by the interviewing group who unanimously recommended him for the post. The appointment involves a new grouping of congregations , including the Isle of Arran, who are now looking forward with confidence.”