Highland Church History Forum

Public lecture November 2017

Luther 500 - Celelbrating 500 years since the start of the Reformation

HTC invites you to a special public lecture given by Church History lecturer Rev Dr Nick Needham

7.30 pm, Monday 6th November 2017, Dingwall Free Church. All welcome, admission free.

Luther 500 public lecture poster



Public lecture March 2017

Revivals in the Highlands and Islands

HTC invites you to a special public lecture given by the author Tom Lennie

7.30 pm, Monday 6th March 2017, Dingwall Free Church. All welcome, admission free.

Inaugural conference

Seasons of Change and Times of Crisis

Highland church history forum29th – 30th August 2016

Highland Theological College UHI, Dingwall


Keynote speakers

Professor Marjory Harper

Promised Lands: Emigration, Faith and Concepts of ‘Home’ in the Scottish Diaspora

Professor Donald Meek

Highland life, religious and otherwise, in the early nineteenth-century: the journals of the Baptist itinerant preacher Dugald Sinclair, 1810-15

Other confirmed speakers

Andrew Jones

The Highland Imagination of Rev Norman MacLeod of the Barony, Glasgow (1812-1872)

Rev Dr Nick Needham

The Haldanes and the Highlands

Rev Dr Bruce Ritchie

Reflections of the Theology of Adomnan’s Columba

Dr Elizabeth Ritchie

Family Worship: Evangelicalism at Home in the Clearance Era Highlands

Jane Elizabeth WaterstonRev Dr John Ross

Feisty, Feminist and Fearless: Jane Elizabeth Waterston, Inverness’s Pioneering Missionary



Monday 29th August

12.30-2.00         Registration and Lunch

2.00-2.15           Welcome

2.15-3.30           Session 1 – Marjory Harper video / mp3

3.30-4.00           Tea/coffee

4.00-5.15           Session 2 – Nick Needham video / mp3

7.30-9.00           Public Lecture* – Donald Meek video / mp3

Public lecture*Please note: the public lecture will be held in Dingwall Free Church (directly opposite the College)

Tuesday 30th August

09.30-10.45       Session 3 – Elizabeth Ritchie video / mp3

10.45-11.15       Tea/coffee

11.15-12.30       Session 4 – John Ross video / mp3

12.30-2.00         Lunch

2.00-3.00           Session 5 – Andrew Jones video / mp3

3.00-3.15           Tea/coffee

3.15-4.30           Session 6 – Bruce Ritchie video / mp3

4.30                   Conference closes



Conference Fee (to include tea/coffee and light lunch on both days)

Full fee: £30

Concessions: £15 (students; unemployed; senior citizens)