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The Awakening of George Darroch

The Awakening of George Darroch is a 1995 novel by Robin Jenkins. It is no longer in print, though secondhand editions are still available. It is based on “a momentous event in Scottish history – the Great Disruption of 1843, … Continue reading

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Time for a smile

This is well worth a listen/look – thanks to Vernacular Curate for posting it.

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Being a Minister

  This is me in clerical garb getting ready to go and do a wedding yesterday. It’s been a very busy few days getting to know the families and making all sorts of arrangements. When people think about a Minister’s … Continue reading

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200 year banner

This is a photo of the new banner which was worked on by dozens of people from the church and the community. It is to celebrate the church as being at the centre of things, and is fair comment. The … Continue reading

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A taste of the past

Our local hotel came up trumps on Saturday evening with an authentic 1811 banquet-style menu to start off the church’s bicentenary celebrations. The lounge-bar was laid up with three long tables to seat 50 of us and the food just … Continue reading

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Busy doing nothing

I really have been busy doing nothing and very nice it has been too. I am making the most of the last few days of my Birthday Month. When it rains or I feel like drifting away into the post-Edwardian … Continue reading

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The right kind of church

Thanks to Rev Shuna for pointing me to this advice. The full blog post can be found here. I’d love to know what you think. Here is a step-by-step plan for how to get more young people into the church: … Continue reading

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Jeremiah friend or foe?

One of the senior members of my last church once asked me what I thought of Jeremiah; I have to confess that I mumbled about the prophet being one of doom, gloom and misery. The other day I found myself … Continue reading

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Still a woman today

This should almost be a Part II on being a woman – as the comments on yesterday’s post give much food for thought. Lydia, of writerquake, highlights a cartoon post by nakedpastor which made me laugh, but as you can … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

A lovely service at church this morning. It was the first Christmas for our new minister. Made me realise how much I appreciate having her here, and I know the rest of the congregation feel the same. Off to exchange … Continue reading

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