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Thursday May 30 2024

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Mid Deeside Church, Aberdeenshire, (MDC) was delighted to welcome eleven new members who joined by profession of faith in May: ten on Pentecost Sunday, and another on Trinity Sunday. The photo shows the new members who joined on Pentecost Sunday and their children.


Bellie and Speymouth Church Guild, Fochabers, Moray enjoyed their first summer outing on May 8 to Knockando Parish Church in Upper Speyside, where ”Heavenly Pieces” were provided to them and many other visitors.


Five new elders were ordained on April 21 at Paisley Abbey by the Rev Jim Gibson. Pictured (from left) are Kenneth Good, David Davidson, Linda Stamp, Marion Sommerville (Session Clerk), Sue Donn and Iain Morton.


  

On Pentecost Sunday, Netherlee and Stamperland Church ordained five new elders and recognised 30 years’ service of three of the Kirk Session.
Long service (left): John Curror, Jane Curror, tbe Rev Scott Blythe, Niall Illingworth
New Elders: Russell Brown, Carole Bartholomew, Neil Planner, the Rev Scott Blythe, Morag Rough, Sheila Dunn.


Six new elders were recently ordained and admitted at St Andrew Blackadder, North Berwick by minister the Rev Dr Neil Dougall. Pictured (from left to right) are: Rodger Glenfield, Sheila Haynes, Mari Scott, Ewan Bell, Sally Anderson, and Gary Wong.


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