Final service for church’s rector
There was a fond farewell at St Margaret’s Episcopal Church in New Galloway as the Reverend John Repath took his last service before his retiral as rector after 21 years.
As well as the usual congregation, many other friends attended – making it an extra-special occasion.
Drinks and canapés provided by the ladies’ guild followed with a presentation on behalf of the congregation by long- time member Richard Agnew.
Rev Repath and his wife Jenny are moving to Herefordshire to be nearer their family.
He said: “We will always remember the many years we have enjoyed here. It has been a privilege to have served here with such a loyal and faithful congregation”.
Dalry Community Council chairman Nicolette Wise said: “They take with them the good wishes of all.”
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