INVERNESS PRESBYTERY – JULY 2017 PRAYERNEWS Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5 1-2 JULY 2nd – Ardersier and Petty Pray for the two congregations – that Read more about July PrayerNews[…]
Presbytery Diary PRESBYTERY MEETINGS Presbytery Conference and Business 9:30am Arrival, tea or coffee 10:00am Opening worship 10:15am Council of Assembly call to prayer – Prof Andrew McGowan 10:45am The Presbytery Plan – The Planning Committee there will be fuller discussion in break-out groups 12:00pm LUNCH 1:00pm Presbytery ordinary business It is hoped that the Presbytery Read more about Presbytery Diary[…]
The Presbytery is proposing to bring the Presbytery Plan to the Presbytery on September 9. The Plan will be discussed in break-out groups at the Presbytery Conference in the morning and then formally considered in the afternoon at an ordinary meeting of the Presbytery, when a paper vote will be taken on the adoption of Read more about Presbytery Plan Timetable[…]
Congratulations to Right Reverend Mark Strange (56), Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness since 2007, on his election as the Prtimus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. He suceeds the Most Reverend David Chillingworth. Bishop Mark, the father of a son and two daughters, says that he is humbled by the confidence of his colleagues to Read more about Bishop Mark becomes Primus Mark[…]
Reflections from Peru Elaine Duncan shares her experiences during a recent visit to Peru for the Scottish Bible Society, as she met up with Peruvian Bible Society Director Pablo Gutierrez.
New Boys Brigade director for Scotland Son of the manse John Sharp has just become the new director of the Boys’ Brigade in Scotland. He shared his journey of faith with Jackie Macadam of Life and Work for the June edition of the magazine.
Sea Sunday – July 9 The countdown to the 200th anniversary of the Sailors’ Society is here and you can follow it on their website. As ever, their chaplains have been busy supporting seafaring families in need around the world and in the new edition of The Horizon has stories about how lives have been changed for the Read more about Sailors’ Society Sea Sunday[…]
Introducing himself to Presbytery Clerks, Raymond Young, the new Chairman of the Church’s General Trustees, looks forward to developing “the key partnership that the Trustees have in supporting congregations” – with Presbyteries. He says, “We are in a time of change. My predecessor, lain Douglas, has made it quite clear over the years that we agree with the Read more about General Trustees Review[…]
Only a few days into the job as Principal Clerk to the General Assembly, Rev Dr George Whyte is already hard at work briefing his new team on the work ahead. See the full article on the Church of Scotland website