100 days – Day 65: 40 years on
100 days – Day 65: fortieth anniversary of my Ordination
On the evening of Thursday, 26 June, 1974, I was ordained to the Church of Scotland Ministry of Word and Sacrament, and inducted to my first Charge: Kilmadock Parish Church, Doune, near Stirling.
And…… forty years on! (“age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn”) 🙂
About meenisterAn ordained Church of Scotland Minister since 1974. Started off in Doune which is near Stirling, before moving to Trinidad for four years; on my return to Scotland, I was a rural minister in Perthshire and then was asked to become Minister at St.Michael's Inveresk where I spent eleven happy years. A short ministry in Guernsey followed and since 1999, I was a full time healthcare Chaplain in the town of Dumfries in SW Scotland, retiring from that post in December 2012. I started this blog on 6 May 2012, soon after my wife, Helen, was diagnosed with secondary cancer - it was a sort of diversion and still is, following her death on 16 June. I hope it shows that there is a lighter side to religion, that it's not gloom and doom and that we can sometimes laugh at ourselves in a self-effacing way. Some posts are, however, I hope provoking and food for thought.
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