100 days – Day 27

100 DAYS

100 days – Day 27

I began my day, as usual, by skimming through the online newspapers.  This especially caught my eye and saddened me very much.

from today’s Scotsman:

The+Scotsman

HUNDREDS of worshippers from one of the Church of Scotland’s biggest congregations have left the Kirk en masse to join the Free Church.

Around 250 people from Stornoway High Church have moved in protest over differences with the Church of Scotland, particularly the contentious issue of the ordination of gay ministers.

The departure of around 80 per cent of the church’s congregation, previously the Kirk’s biggest congregation in the Western Isles, to the Free Church follows others by several congregations and ministers throughout Scotland over the issue.

Christopher Martin, former Stornoway High Church session clerk said members of the congregation had grown unhappy about decisions taken by the Church of Scotland.

“Sadly our congregation could simply not identify with the…

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