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From our Missionary Partner

From our Missionary Partner

The weather is hotting up here in Mzuzu. Temperatures are now around 30oC. We’re in the cooler, hilly north of the country, but it’s still a month or two until we expect the hottest weather. These temperatures are not uncommon in the UK now, though we visited for a...

Meet our Student Minister

Meet our Student Minister

My name is Andrew Johnstone, and I live in Dumfries with my wife Amanda. We have been blessed between us with four teenagers; Bethany, Sezen, Ayla and Christy. We have three cats as well who keep us well entertained; Star, Ripley and Hubbles. My wife Amanda has a busy...

Let all the world in every corner sing

Let all the world in every corner sing

Well, at least in every corner of our church, if not quite ‘all the world’, our congregation can be heard lifting up their voices praising God each Sunday during our worship. The singing in our congregation is earnest, sincere and robust and our small but much valued...

The Guild – Summer Outing

The Guild – Summer Outing

Summer Outing: On Wednesday 24th May - a lovely sunny evening - members and friends met at Elizabeth MacGregor’s Garden in Kirkcudbright. Following a relaxing stroll around the beautiful walled garden we went to the plant sales area to make purchases for our own...

A Piano for Tarff and Twynholm Church

A Piano for Tarff and Twynholm Church

We have acquired a piano to replace the keyboard previously used by musicians who were unfamiliar with the organ. The Eavestaff Pianette which is in very good condition will, hopefully, be an asset at Church services. It was formally introduced to the congregation at...

Tribute to Peter Carpenter

Tribute to Peter Carpenter

Peter was born Norman Peter Carpenter on the 26th June 1935 in Barnet in North London. He was one of a family of two, with a younger brother Chris who predeceased him. His parents were Baptists, and so Peter had an evangelical upbringing, with a strong faith that...

The Saint Andrew Declaration

The Saint Andrew Declaration

Most Rev Mark Strange, the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, and Lord Wallace, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, signing the Declaration The Saint Andrew Declaration is a new agreement between the Church of Scotland and the...

Wandering Willie

Wandering Willie

In April 1816, Hugh Pritchard, a blind wandering minstrel, his wife and their five young children were journeying from Stranraer to Dumfries. The minstrel is described as “Seemingly upwards of 50 years of age, of very diminutive stature, the small part of his...