Faith Mission holds drive-in services

The Faith Mission drive in services have been a great success over the summer.

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Faith Mission Hope for Life held two successful drive-in gospel events at An Caladh car park, Balivanich for Benbecula on Thursdays and Fridays towards the end of August.

Previously, the Mission had encouraged an outdoor congregation in Berneray, Kilmuir and Carinish in the Southern Isles.

Donnie MacLeod, Faith Mission co-ordinator preached with conviction on both occasions, with appropriate Gospel music sent out from the An Caladh building on a beautiful evening setting on the first occasion in particular.

Reverend Gordon Thompson of Bearsden and originally from Oban, told of his experiences with the stricken family of a friend involved in the Chernobyl disaster, as well as miners in Chile who were stranded for 69 days at 3,000 feet.

Youthful Lewis MacDonald from Skye, who had done a sterling job in directing the many visiting vehicles into position over the event, spoke with feeling on his own situation, when at the age of eight years old he first showed signs of conversion to Christianity and later became one of ‘God’s children’ upon entering High School.

Reverend Tom Penman, young minister for South Uist and Benbecula, expressed satisfaction with everything done and welcomes all members of the public to services at An Caladh at 5pm on Sundays.