News was received last Friday of the death of Rev Ron Brandt at his home in Fannie Bay on Tuesday 8th January. Ron was 84. A memorial service will be held at the Nightcliff Uniting Church on Wednesday 23rd January from 10.30am. Morning tea will follow.
Ron came into the Northern Synod in 1979 to minister with the Nightcliff Congregation after 17 years in pioneering placements as Presbyterian then Uniting minister in
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