Author Archives: Jared Hay

About Jared Hay

I'm minister of Priestfield Church in Edinburgh (Church of Scotland), husband of Jane, father of two adult children and am interested in sharing ideas and information through this blog.

Dear Friends (on WordPress, FaceBook and everywhere else),   2017 has been an exciting but difficult year for the Hay family, related in our annual Christmas newsletter – link below.   This Christmas is the first that we will spend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

My ‘Father in Christ’

One of my oldest and dearest friends, Jim McMinn, was laid to rest on Tuesday 2nd May, and it was a great sadness to me that I was unable to be present. However, as a way of remembering him I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Christmas Newsletter 2016

 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Great Apostles of Jesus

It’s funny how some things come together at a certain point in time to make you re-imagine an image that you have held for a very long time. At the moment I’m delving into Paul’s letter to the Romans for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Place called Skull

This short Good Friday reflection was given at the service in Priestfield Church. We walked through the streets of Newington this morning, a small band of pilgrims carrying a simple cross made of the trunks of two Christmas trees bound … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘Love one another, as I have loved you.’

The following is a brief reflection given on Maundy Thursday 2016 at our local ecumenical early morning service. John 13: 31b – 35 31b Jesus said, ‘Now the Son of Man is glorified and God is glorified in him. 32 If God is glorified … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Hay Family Newsletter

Apologies to those who have found the family newsletter difficult to download. Here’s a low resolution version which I hope you can read. 2015 xmas letter – low res

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment