Presbytery Mailing 22/03/2024

Please find below a number of relevant pieces of information for distribution and consideration by Presbyters.

We are currently advertising for a Full-Time Presbytery Clerk, details on how to apply can be found here.

For informal enquiries about the role, please contact the Revd. Peter Johnston on 07834 281176 or

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday, 25 March 2024

There will be a Presbytery Prayer Training Morning held in May, click here to download a save the date poster provided by Rev John Cook.

Rev Dr Robert Smith, the Presbytery's Mission Development Officer has put together a document giving details of the Seeds For Growth scheme, click here to download his cover note and here to download the document.

Iain Hunter of Mannofield Church in Aberdeen has asked that details of ther Balmoral Run be shared by Presbyters as widely as possible. A letter with details and sponsor form and powerpoint slide are available for this purpose.

The important thing is to get this out to congregations and not get it stuck in anyone’s inbox.

Iain also makes a special request of Treasurers – some people might donate via an envelope in the plate and he requests that such donations are forwarded to him at Mannofield Church.

Click here to download Rev Carl Irvine's report on the most recent meeting of Aberdeenshire Education and Children's Services Committee for distribution to congregations in the Aberdeenshire Council area.

Fountainhall Church in Aberdeen are hosting a music event with Instant Neighbour on the 14th of April. Click here or here to download the poster in different formats.

Instant Neighbour was formed 40 years ago by Aberdeen Church of Scotland ministers and is still very much needed as a resource for the local community. They are hoping to raise £40k in this their 40th year to continue to serve the community. Rev Tanya Webster is Presbytery representative on the board of Instant Neighbour and would be happy to talk to anyone about the good work they are doing or fundraising for them.