New face at Stornoway’s St Peter’s Church

Rev Shona Boardman and Bishop Kevin Pearson.
Rev Shona Boardman and Bishop Kevin Pearson.

Rev Shona Boardman has taken over charge of St Peter’s Church in Stornoway and she is making history as the first full time female priest in the Hebrides.

Moving from St John’s in Edinburgh to the island community, she is looking forward to the challenges ahead.

Read the full story in this week’s Stornoway Gazette.

Pictured is Rev Boardman with Bishop of the diocese Kevin Pearson at the ceremony to ‘collate and licence’ Rev Boardman to her new charge last week.