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

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

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...