The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend John P Chalmers, visited Lewis Presbytery last week.
With 44 Presbyteries in Scotland and four visited each year by the Moderator, a visit to Lewis only comes around every ten years or so.
The Moderator and his wife enjoyed some stunning weather as they made their way around the island, visiting Churches, public agencies, private businesses and community organisations.
The Hebridean Celtic Festival is in line for another accolade after being named as a finalist in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards.
The internationally acclaimed four-day festival, which was held from 16-19 July in Stornoway, has been shortlisted in the Best Event or Festival section of the awards. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Inverness on 7 November.
Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band have wrapped up an eventful summer after performing at both European and World Pipe Band Championships.
The ancient tradition of Guga Hunting saw the latest generation of hunters return to port safely with their approved harvest quota.
It is undeniable that stomach is more important than style in the final strait, but West Side managed to display both to end an 81-year long wait for the Lewis and Harris league title.
The destination of the championship came down to the final 90-minutes of the season where fittingly the irresistible force, in this case the rampant and in-form second-placed Lochs, clashing with the immovable object, the undefeated league-leading West Side.