Celebrations in Alford to mark kirk’s anniversary

The events will mark the 150th anniversary of the East Kirk in Alford
The events will mark the 150th anniversary of the East Kirk in Alford

Celebrations will be held shortly to mark the 150th anniversary of the East Kirk in Alford.

A flower festival will be held in the church on Saturday, August 26, from 10-4pm and the following day from 1-4pm.

On the Sunday, a special celebration service will be held at 10am. The guest preacher will be the Very Rev Alan MacDonald, a former moderator of the General Assembly.

Howe Trinity minister, Rev John Cook, said, “This anniversary is a great opportunity to reflect on the courage and dedication to the gospel shown by our predecessors 150 years ago.”