Milestones for Ui Church

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Urras Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe will be holding the Inaugural Annual Lecture in Sgoil a Rubha at Garrabost on Friday 8th June at 7.30pm.

The Lecture will be given by Alexander Matheson, O.B.E., and Lord Lieutenant of the Western Isles who will give a talk on ‘Notes on some Church Buildings in the Stornoway area.’

The evening will also mark a number of important milestones for the Urras as they launch three new initiatives;

Launch of a book by Trust Vice Chairperson Colin Scott Mackenzie entitled ‘St Columba’s Ui Church otherwise Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe, an Historical Perspective.’

Launch of website www.uichurch.co.uk

Launch of Friends of Ui Church

Donald Crichton, Chairman of Urras Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe, said: “This will provide a good opportunity to learn both about the history and what the future holds for the church at Aiginish which is one of the most important mediaeval buildings in Lewis.

“On behalf of the Urras I would encourage as many as possible to come along and learn about this iconic building which stands as a gateway to the Point Peninsula and to show their support for the work of the Urras.”