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Presbytery of Aberdeen

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Welcome to the Moderator’s Blog Page

Welcome to the Moderator’s Blog Page

Congratulations to our new Moderator for 2021-2023 Rev. Maggie Whyte

Maggie has lived in Aberdeen since 1979 when she moved here via Edinburgh from Lanarkshire. Her two daughters, Heather and Ruthie, are Aberdonians. Maggie was educated at Elmwood Senior Secondary School in Bothwell. She began working in Edinburgh at Lady Mary...

Promotional video – Vacancy at Bridge of Don Oldmachar

Vacancy at Bridge of Don Oldmachar, Aberdeen The congregation at Bridge of Don Oldmachar seek to Call a minister of Word and Sacrament, and we hope to help as we share this promotional video that has recently been prepared.......

A Tribute to the life and service of Judith Pearson

A Tribute to the life and service of Judith Pearson - Given at the Presbytery of Aberdeen and Shetland on Saturday 19 June 2012, by the Rev Scott M Rennie, MInister at Queens Cross Church Aberdeen Judith Pearson was from Grangemouth, and an only child. She concluded...

Doris Meston- Friend and Mentor

On Wednesday 14th April one of our Presbytery Balancing Elders, Doris Meston left us to be with our Lord.  Doris was a faithful church worker in Presbytery since 2002 and in her local church for many years before that. She was a Church Elder from 1970 at Beechgrove...

Canada Calling for Former Presbytery Moderator

The Rev. Dr Nigel Parker has been Minister at Bucksburn Stoneywood, Church of Scotland for almost 27 years. He made a decision recently to move to work with the Presbyterian Church in Quebec Canada. He says, ‘I go because it is the Call of God’.  Rev. Dr. Nigel...

Code of Conduct

Presbytery of Aberdeen and Shetland, Code of Conduct At the June 2021 meeting of the Presbytery of Aberdeen and Shetland, Presbytery agreed to a Code of Conduct and instructed all who are charity trustees of Presbytery to familiarise themselves with the Code of...

Ringing in good times at Aith Church

On Sunday 13th June, Rev Irene Charlton, Minister conducted a re-dedication service for the newly restored bell at Aith Church in West Mainland, Shetland. It has been beautifully crafted and restored and moved to its new home. The bell was originally gifted to the...

Successful Bid To Take Over The Fetlar Kirk Building in Shetland

Fetlar Kirk is one of the Shetland churches that was advertised for sale. It is a Category B listed building on one of the Northern Isles. Fetlar is the fourth-largest island of Shetland and has an area of just over 15 square miles and had a resident population of 61...

National Day of Prayer Wednesday 2nd June

We are invited to join this National Day of Prayer today There is a programme of activities from 9am-9pm   Here is the programme Day of Prayer 2021 - Programme You can view the activities using this link https://www.npbscotland.org.uk/live