The Cathedral Team
Rector & Provost
The Very Revd Dr Elizabeth Thomson is the Rector & Provost of St Paul’s Cathedral. Elizabeth was installed in June 2021. She came to Dundee from Derby Cathedral, where she was Sub-Dean and Canon Missioner; earlier, she served in parishes in Oxfordshire and Somerset. Elizabeth is from Edinburgh and is delighted to be back north of the border. You can contact her at email@example.com or on 07507 708632. Her usual day off is Friday.
Music & Liturgy
Stuart Muir – Pastoral Musician
Stuart studied music at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and prior to being appointed Pastoral Musician at St Paul’s in 2000, was Assistant Organist at St Mary’s Cathedral in Glasgow. As well as being Pastoral Musician at the cathedral, Stuart is Director and Chapel and Ceremonial Music at the University of Aberdeen and Dundee City Organist (Caird Hall). You can contact Stuart on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cathedral office is not currently open during the week; however, messages can be left on the answer-machine (01382 22 44 86) or on email@example.com – both are checked regularly.
The Cathedral’s governing body is the Vestry, elected by the congregation at its Annual General Meeting in November. Vestry members and officers 2021-22 are:
Secretary: Val Vannet
Treasurer: Bob Main
Lay Representative: Susie Schofield
Alternate Lay Representative: Paul Hastie
Arun Bharrat Dhinagar Vaidegi
St Paul’s is the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Brechin in the Scottish Episcopal Church.
The Diocese of Brechin includes the City of Dundee, Angus, the Mearns and the Carse of Gowrie. Founded in 1153, Brechin is one of seven geographical dioceses covering Scotland and part of the Anglican Communion worldwide. It has companion links with the Diocese of Iowa in the United States and the Diocese of Swaziland in southern Africa. The Bishop of Brechin is the Right Revd Andrew Swift.
The Scottish Episcopal Church is an open, discussing and engaging church in Scotland and is a member of the world-wide Anglican Communion. It is a diverse church which is widely respected for the quality of its ministry and worship and for the thoughtful dialogue which is characteristic of its life.