The Moderator's diary


1 June

The Moderator will give the address at CrossReach's Staff Awards Ceremony in the Assembly Hall and will join others in presenting the awards. In the evening, the Moderator will host a dinner to mark the retirement of the Principal Clerk, Very Rev Dr John Chalmers.

4 June

The Moderator will preach at Linlithgow: St Michael’s 775th anniversary service.

5 June – 8 June

The Moderator and his chaplains will attend the Presbyterian Church in Ireland Assembly in Belfast.

11 June

The Moderator will share in worship and present Long Service Certificates at Ayr: St Columba's.

17 June

The Moderator will attend a Reception to view HM The Queen’s Birthday Parade, Trooping the Colour, in London.

20 June

The Moderator will attend the National Prayer Breakfast for Scotland 2017 in Edinburgh. Later that morning Dr Browning will attend the Diaconate Council Meeting, and speak on the themes for his Moderatorial year.

22 June

The Moderator will attend the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh.

24 June

The Moderator will attend the Thanksgiving Service at Canongate Kirk marking the 75th anniversary of St Margaret's Chapel Guild. In the evening, he will sign the Armed Forces Covenant on behalf of the Church of Scotland, at a ceremony in the Grand Hall of Edinburgh Castle. The Covenant was approved during the report of the Committee on Chaplains to HM Forces, at the 2017 General Assembly.

25 June

The Moderator will preach at St Andrew Blackadder church in North Berwick.

26 June

The Moderator will host a Reception for General Assembly Stewards.

29 June

The Moderator will meet a delegation of visitors from the National Council of Churches of Korea (NCCK). The Group is visiting Scotland to promote the NCCK’s Peace Treaty Campaign.