Ness minister to retire

The Rev Kenneth Ferguson, Minister of Cross Free Church in Ness, Lewis, has intimated to the Western Isles Presbytery of the Free Church that he intends to retire in August.

Moderator of the General Assembly in 2008, he has been minister at Cross FC for the past 12 years, and prior to that was minister at Crossbost in Lochs from 1984 to 2000.