We were all sad to hear of the death of the Rev. Gordon Savage back in May after such a long illness and the thoughts and prayers of everyone at Maxwelltown West have of course been with Gordon’s family.
Dear friends in Maxwelltown West,
If I may quote from the sermon I preached on the first of January 2012,”New Year is a strange time; it’s a kind of limbo as we fluctuate between the past and the future. The past as ever is remembered for its traumas and tragedies and happily also its share of highs as well as lows.
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When I last wrote for ‘Contact’ I did not envisage being off work again so soon. Things were looking up and I was getting more involved in weekly worship. However, I have had to resume chemotherapy treatment as of 21st October, and while I am disappointed about this, I know that in Liz Mack you have a very capable worship leader who will keep things going … please give her your support!
Never underestimate the power of prayer. Mairi and I and the boys will greatly value your prayers during my course of treatment.
With best wishes to you all
Gordon M.A. Savage
Dear People of Maxwelltown West, (I do trust as we get to know one another that we might see each other as friends).
Some months ago I transferred my Church membership to Maxwelltown West at the termination of my appointment and long-time membership at Kirkmichael, Tinwald and Torthorwald Church. As I live within walking distance of Max West and many of my churchgoing neighbours are members here, it seemed the right time to make this move. (Last winter’s weather might also have been a factor!!) Read the rest of this entry »