Moderator and wife welcomed at civic reception
A CIVIC reception was held on Monday evening to mark the visit of the Moderator of the Church of Scotland.
The event at Wick Town Hall was hosted by civic leader Councillor Willie Mackay to welcome the Rt Rev Colin Sinclair and his wife Ruth to the county.
Earlier in the day the Moderator had visited Caithness General Hospital and Pulteney House care home in Wick. And today he is due to visit North Highland College UHI in Thurso and attend a guild gathering at Thurso West Church.
On Wednesday he will be at Dunbeath Primary School and the Dunbeath Centre, and will address a public meeting of the local presbytery.
Thursday will see the Moderator visit Pentland Parish, and on Friday he will go to Newton Park Primary School and Wick High before visiting Wick harbour and the town’s RNLI station, and then the Lybster Friday Club.
Saturday's event is a tea dance in Caithness with Enable Scotland, while on Sunday (September 29) he will lead services at Halladale Parish Church and Pulteneytown Parish Church.