Committees

Area Groups

The Diocese has three area groups: Aberdeen City Centre; Deeside/Donside; and the North groups.

Boundaries Committee

The Boundaries Committee meets as required to consider parochial boundaries and supports the process of any changes.

Buildings Advisory Committee

The Buildings Advisory Committee approves proposed changes to the structure, furnishing, decor or lighting of church buildings.

Cathedral Chapter

The Chapter meets four times a year under the Bishop's leadership to reflect on the life of the churches and the overall direction of the Diocese.

Church in Society

Church in Society provides a focus for local churches and agencies to work with others in living and sharing the Gospel in relevant ways for the benefit of the whole community. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Congregational Development

The work on Congregational Development provides a focus for local churches and agencies to work with others in living and sharing the Gospel in relevant ways for the benefit of the whole community. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Faith and Order Board

The Faith and Order Board is delegated overall responsibility for matters relating to canon law, doctrine, inter-church relations and liturgy in so far as they affect the Diocese.

Finance and Property Board

The Finance and Property Board is delegated the oversight of the day to day management of the finances and properties of the Diocese.

Information and Communication

The Information and Communication Officer and his team are responsible for sharing news and information about activities around the Diocese, and developing communication tools and initiatives to support the mission and outreach of the Diocese. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Mission and Ministry Board

The Mission and Ministry Board promotes growth and evangelism across the Diocese.

Ministry Development Group

The Ministry Development Group looks at the ministerial education for both Clergy and Lay Readers, and supports those exploring a vocation. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Mission Development Group

The Mission Development Group considers options for and develops Mission strategy for the Diocese. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Overseas Taskgroup

The Overseas Task Group looks to develop relationships between the Diocese and other areas around the Anglican Communion. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Spirituality

The Spirituality Convenor works to enhance the spiritual life of the Diocese. It is a subgroup of the Mission and Ministry Board.

Standing Committee

The Standing Committee is responsible for the general control and management of the administration of the Diocese.

Trustees

The Trustees are responsible for property and investments owned by the Diocese, and are also responsible for the overall management of the charity which is the Diocese.