INTIMATION  2nd May 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Revd Ruth D Halley, interim moderator of the charge of Aberlady with Gullane, has given notice that she will be taking up a post in the Presbytery of Edinburgh and will therefore be leaving.

The Vacancy Procedure Committee of the Presbytery of Lothian has agreed to appoint the Revd Robin N Allison, minister of Cockenzie and Port Seton: Chalmers Memorial to serve as interim moderator in this charge in her place.

This action will proceed unless at least four persons, who are either communicant members of this congregation or full members of Presbytery, together or separately submit to the Presbytery Clerk a request for this proposal to be considered at the next meeting of the Presbytery.   Any such request must set out the relevant reasons.

You should submit any such request in writing to the Presbytery Clerk, Mr John McCulloch, whose address appears below, by 2359 hrs on Sunday 9 May.

If four valid requests are received, the foregoing proposed course of action will be suspended and the approval of Presbytery will be required.   The next ordinary meeting of Presbytery, at which such requests would be considered, will, it is expected, take place on Thursday 24 June.

by order of Presbytery

John D McCulloch

Presbytery Clerk

(20 Tipperwell Way, PENICUIK, EH26 8QP)


For enquiries related to baptisms, weddings, funerals or pastoral emergencies where a Minister is requested Rev. Ruth Halley can be reached by email at or by telephone on 07530 307413.