Scott Rennie

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Scott Rennie
Rev Scott Rennie (born Aberdeen, 1972) is a minister in the Church of Scotland.

Rev Rennie was married to his wife, Ruth, with whom he has a daughter, for five years before they separated and divorced[1] Rennie subsequently formed a relationship with his now partner, Dr David Smith, an Educationalist at the University of Aberdeen[2] and Religion scholar.[3]

Rennie is a member of the Liberal Democrats and a former Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats in Angus.

He was listed number 96 in the Pink List 2010. The citation said:

"Scotland's first openly-gay minister. Rev Rennie became minister of Queen's Cross Church, Aberdeen, last year. Some worshippers complained, but since he arrived attendances have been up.."[4]
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Partly based on a Wikipedia article.

  1. Martyn McLaughlin, "Ex-wife says gay minister's opponents lack compassion The Scotsman 18 May 2009
  3. David Raymond Smith at the Continuum Press website