All change at Newarthill and Carfin

New Newarthill and Carfin Parish Church minister the Rev Elaine McKinnon receives a warm welcome from congregation member Mary Barton.
New Newarthill and Carfin Parish Church minister the Rev Elaine McKinnon receives a warm welcome from congregation member Mary Barton.

Members of Newarthill and Carfin Parish Church said a fond farewell to their interim moderator and locum and gave a warm welcome to their new minister recently.

The large hall was packed for the farewell lunch and presentation for the Rev Sharon Colvin who was presented with a framed caricature, card and cheque and bouquet of flowers by elder Colin Scott.

And new minister the Rev Elaine McKinnon received a card and cheque, book, a framed print and flowers from congregation member Mary Burton to welcome her and mark her 25 years in the ministry of the Church of Scotland.