2019 Positively Presbyterian Conference

April 25, 2019

Advance notice for your diary!

The 2019 Positively Presbyterian conference is to be held at Lendrick Muir, Rumbling Bridge, Kinross. KY13 0QA (

The programme starts with Dinner at 6.30 p.m. on Monday 19th August and finishes with lunch at 1.00 p.m. on Wednesday 21st August. It would be good to see you at the conference where you will enjoy the talks, times of fellowship and relaxation. We are delighted to welcome Rev Donnie G. Macdonald to lead our worship and devotional sessions this year.

The cost of the conference will be £130. Day visitors are also welcome. (Fee for Tuesday will be £35.00 and for Wednesday £30.00)

Do let your congregation know about this event. It is open to all: ministers, office-bearers, non-ordained workers, men and women.

Please note that this year you should reserve and pay in advance online by
debit/credit card for your place at the conference.
Go to: and then in the description box, enter 'Positively Presbyterian 2019' and the amount of £130.

You may if you wish, pay a non-refundable deposit of £30, with the balance to be paid before the conference.

The programme of speakers and topics is attached below.

Please address any queries to Clive Bailey, conference booking secretary, at [email protected]

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s conference!

Programme for Positively Presbyterian 2019

Monday 19 August
6.30 pm Dinner
8.00 – 9.15 Session 1: Rev. David Meredith
9.15 - 10.00 Evening Worship – Rev. D.G.Macdonald- “Loving Jesus”

Tuesday 20 August
8.00 - 9.30 Breakfast and devotional – Rev. D.G.Macdonald- “Loving Jesus”
9.30 - 11.00 Session 2 Rev. Andy Longwe- “Thomas Chalmers”
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee
11.30 - 1.00 Session 3: Ciaran Kelleher- “Contemporary Catholicism”
1.00 Lunch + Free time
2.30- 4.00 Football Match: North v South (County v City)
4.30 - 6.00 Session 4: Stuart Lee –“The Church’s response to Disasters, Emergencies and Extreme Poverty?”
6.00 - 8.00 Dinner
8.00 - 9.30 Session 5: Adrian Armstrong –“ Healing the Wounds of Trauma.”
9.30 - 10.00 Coffee
10.00 Evening Worship – Rev. D.G.Macdonald-“Loving Jesus”

Wednesday 21 August
8.00 - 9.30 Breakfast and devotional - Rev. D.G. Macdonald-“Loving Jesus”
9.30 - 11.00 Session 6: Martin Patterson- “God’s mission in a globalised world”?
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee
11.30 - 1.00 Session 7: Dr Calum MacKellar -‘Transhumanism and Posthumanism from a Christian perspective.’
1.00 Lunch