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Thursday March 14 2019

Our regular round-up of news received from churches.

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On Sunday March 3 the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Rt Rev Susan Brown, took part in worship at Ness Bank Church, Inverness. During the service the Moderator presented Long Service Certificates to Wym Simpson and Andrew Bremner;  both of whom have served as elders for 50 years.  Mr Simpson is also Session Clerk.

The Moderator and the two elders are pictures with church minister, the Rev Fiona Smith.

The Provost of Inverness, Mrs Helen Carmichael, also attended the service together with the Moderator's husband, the Rev Derek Brown, Lead Chaplain at NHS Highland.

On the same day Ness Bank celebrated the issue of the 1000th edition of the Congregational Newsletter. The Moderator had provided a prayer for the special edition, which also included the ministers’ letters from the first and 501st editions and reports from key dates in the church’s history.


Larbert West Parish Church celebrated the ordination of three new elders on March 3. Pictured from left: Carol Sergeant (Session Clerk), Anne Matthew, Alan Schofield, the Rev Alasdair MacLeod-Mair (locum minister), Sandy Harvie, Joseph Taylor (senior elder) and Jim Marven (publicity officer).


Five members of the Guild at Airth Parish Church, near Falkirk, received long service certificates. From left: Linda Hewins (40 years), Mary Arundel (25), Martha Snaddon (30), Janet Wilson (40) and Margaret Penn (25).


 


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