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Two new ministers have taken up service with the Church of Scotland in Lewis.
Rev Gordon Macleod was ordained to the ministry and set aside to chaplaincy. He has
joined NHS Western Isles as a part time chaplain in the Stornoway hospital.
Rev Dougie Wolf has been inducted to Barvas Church of Scotland which has been vacant
since Rev Paul Amed retired in 2015.
Services were held in Martin’s Memorial Church of Scotland and Barvas Church of Scotland
respectively to mark their ordination.
Both ministers belong to Martin’s Memorial Church of Scotland and journeyed together
through the rigorous assessment, selection and training regime set out by the Church
A presbytery spokesman said: “With a further two candidates for ministry in training
at the moment, Lewis Presbytery gives thanks to God that He is continuing to provide
workers for the harvest.”
New ministers for the Church of Scotland in Lewis
6 February 2017
Rev Gordon Macleod and Rev Dougie Wolf (seated) with members of Lewis Presbytery
of the Church of Scotland.
Photo: D I Macarthur