Wednesday , 22 January 2020

Tag Archives: Western Highlands

Nicola Sturgeon helps Highlands gay couple say I do

Nicola Sturgeon, Pawel Najda and Ian Johnstone

During a public meeting in Oban Pawel Najda asked the help of First Minister to propose to his boyfriend, Ian Johstone. Pawel, who kneeled down and with Nicola’s help proposed to Ian, who delighted them both by answering “I do.” She later took to tweeter stating: Fave moment of #Oban public meeting tonight captured in this pic 1/2… pic.twitter.com/RIVzibyawa — ...

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Further resignation from Church of Scotland over gay ordination

Church of Scotland

A Church of Scotland minister resigned his position to join congregation members who oppose the ordination of openly gay clergy, reported the Scotsman. Philip Hair, Minister of Holyrood Abbey Church, said that he would be leaving having been called by Holyrood Evangelical Church to become their first minister. Hair told the Scotsman: “It has been a honour and pleasure to ...

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Two ministers quit Church of Scotland over gay ordination

Lochcarron Church of Scotland

Two ministers have quit the Church of Scotland, over the ordination of gay ministers, leaving the Western Highlands with only one full minister, reported STV, on Tuesday. Rev David Macleod, of the Lochcarron, Applecross and Torridon parish, and Rev Roddy MacRae, of Glenelg and Kintail, decided to leave over what they described as the church’s continuing “drift from the teachings ...

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