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Robert Farrow

02 Jun 2015

Christianity was mainly spread by missionaries from Ireland beginning in the 5 thC i.e, St Ninian, St Kentigern & St Columba. Protestant martyr George Wishart, burnt at the stake for his faith, is said to have preached to plague victims from the East Port of the city walls in 1544; this last surviving portion of the city walls was renamed ‘Wishart Arch’ in his memory. Presbyterianism has a strong history in the area & city was home to famous 19thC Nigerian Missionary Mary Slessor & Rev Robert Murray McCheyne, both who were used mightily by God in the spread of the Gospel. Of McCheyne, his friend Andrew Bonar spoke of him saying “His lamp was always burning.”

Whilst Robert Murray McCheyne was in Israel in 1839, revival broke out in St Peter’s under the ministry of William Chalmers Burns. On his return, McCheyne discovered 39 regular prayer meetings going on. Some of there were run by children for children. This revival was to continue through the remaining years of McCheyne’s life. Around 800 people sought help from the ministers in Dundee – 400 from McCheyne alone.

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Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting in the church on Tuesday 2nd October and for sharing their views. It was good to hear so many people were keen to give their support to the church as it seeks to find a viable option for the continued provision of community meeting space and a place to worship.

 Many people discussed fundraising options following the meeting and the Parochial Church Council (PCC) will discuss these alongside the other issues raised as soon as is practicable and will feed back to you.

In the meantime if anyone wishes to become involved in providing practical support please feel free to call in after any of our Sunday services (9am or 10.30am) and speak to any members of the PCC.

Many blessings, All Saints Church