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Salt for all

John R Hume reflects on one of the most northerly churches in the UK.


AS I write this, on a cold January day I have been contemplating some remote places in Scotland that I was able to visit during a complicated life. The subject of this article is therefore the most northerly of three church buildings in the parish of Northmavine, in the extreme north of mainland Shetland, which I first saw more than forty years ago.

I am moved to choose this building having read of the award to the Very Rev Professor Iain Torrance of a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List, for it was to this remote part of a remote island group that Iain went as his first ministerial appointment.

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