Appropriately for this time of new beginnings, recent weeks have seen the start of three new ministries within the Presbytery. Having successfully completed all aspects of his training, Ross Blackman was Ordained and Inducted as the minister at Hamilton: Old on Thursday, 19 December 2015. Bellshill: West was the setting on Thursday, 3 December 2015 for the Induction of the Rev. Calum Stark as minister. On Tuesday, 8 December 2015 the Rev. William Jackson was Inducted as the minister of Airdrie: New Monkland linked with Greengairs. Each of these services was led by the Rev. Derek Gunn, Moderator, who wished each of the new ministers and their respective congregations well for many years of successful ministry together.