Martin Shaw (bishop)
Martin Shaw AKC
|Reference style||The Right Reverend|
|Spoken style||My Lord or Bishop|
Education and family
He was educated at King's College London, awarded an Associate of King's College in 1967; Warminster Theological College from 1967 to 1968; and the University of Glasgow, awarded a Certificate in Social Psychology in 1970. He is married to Elspeth, and they have two children, Madeleine and Ben.
He was ordained to the Anglican ministry as a deacon in 1968 and a priest in 1969. His first pastoral appointment was as curate at St Oswald's Church, Glasgow (1968–1970), then as a curate at Old Saint Paul's, Edinburgh (1970–1975). He served as the chaplain to King's College, Cambridge (1975–1977) and the principal of the Institute of Christian Studies, All Saints, Margaret Street, London (1977–1978). He was then Rector of Dunoon (1978–1981) and the succentor at Exeter Cathedral in 1981. His last appointment before being ordained to the episcopate was as precentor and a residentiary canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
He was elected Bishop of Argyll and The Isles at a meeting of the electoral synod in Oban in March 2004. He was consecrated and installed at a service on 8 June 2004 at St John's Episcopal Cathedral, Oban. After serving as bishop of the Diocese of Argyll and The Isles for five years, he retired in September 2009.
- Bertie, David M. (2000). Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689–2000. Edinburgh: T & T Clark. p. 433. ISBN 0567087468.
- "Bishop Murray welcomes new Episcopal Bishop of Argyll and The Isles". Scottish Catholic Media Office. 2 April 2004. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Episcopal Retirements". Scottish Episcopal Church. 4 March 2009. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Diocese of Exeter: Current bishops". Crockford's Clerical Directory. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
|Scottish Episcopal Church titles|
|Bishop of Argyll and The Isles