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Revd Canon Richard Grosse

Richard was born in London and later qualified as a solicitor practicing largely in Cambridge. After ordination, he ministered in three English Dioceses. Joining the Scottish Episcopal Church in 2004, he has served as Rector of Aberfoyle and Callander and also Diocesan Synod Clerk.


The responsibility of running the church resides jointly with the Priest-in-charge and the Vestry, who work closely together.

The Vestry is a volunteer body elected by the church members at the annual general meeting, held in November. They are also the Trustees of the church.

The Vestry consists of:

Chairman – The Priest-in-charge

Secretary – Valerie Leslie

Treasurer – Gordon Pryde

Members – Sue Forman, Erica Lock, Adrienne Lyon, Marc Tempelhoff  and Alan Taylor

Lay Representative – Valerie Leslie

[Alternate Lay Representative – Erica Lock]

Methodist representative –

A Vestry members represent St Margaret’s on the Methodist Property Committee, and one on the Methodist Church Council.

Vestry and the Methodist Church Council meet jointly twice a year but meetings are currently in abeyence.

Lay Ministry

Members of both churches lead our Sunday@Six worship, four members are licenced to administer the chalice during communion, and two members are licenced to administer home communion.

Some members assist in administering communion during the joint service, while others are part of the communion stewards’ team.


Gordon Pryde administers the Gift Aid scheme; Marc Tempelhoff  is our Protection of Vulnerable Groups Co‑ordinator.

Coming up …
  • 14 July 2024
    9:30 am Sung Eucharist
  • 14 July 2024
    11:00 am Morning Worship
  • 21 July 2024
    9:30 am Sung Eucharist
  • 21 July 2024
    11:00 am Morning Worship

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Regular services


0930 Sung Eucharist
1100 Methodist Worship

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