A former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland preached at Crathie Kirk in Aberdeenshire on Sunday morning as Her Majesty the Queen started her final journey.
Very Rev Dr Angus Morrison was standing in for parish minister, Rev Ken MacKenzie, who was part of the funeral cortege travelling to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
Dr Morrison is no stranger to Crathie Kirk and has preached there several times including during his Moderatorial year in 2015-16 which included a weekend stay at Balmoral Castle.
A member of the Chapel Royal, he shares his treasured memories of Her Majesty the Queen:
“I suspect like most visiting preachers, spending the weekend at Balmoral with the Queen for the first time, I was somewhat nervous in anticipation of our first…