The Very Rev. Prof. Alan Main TD MA BSD STM PhD 2000

Very Rev Prof Alan Main
  • 1936 – Born
  • 1941 – Educated at Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen
  • 1954 – University of Aberdeen
  • 1960 – Union Theological Seminary, New York
  • 1963 – Ordained
  • 1963 – Minister of Chapel of Garioch Parish, Aberdeenshire until 1970
  • 1969 – Moderator, Garioch Presbytery until 1970
  • 1970 – Chaplain, 153 (H) Artillery Support Regiment until 1972
  • 1970 – Chaplain, University of Aberdeen until 1980
  • 1976 – Advisor in Religious Broadcasting – Grampian TV until 1986
  • 1977 – Chairman, Grampian Marriage Guidance until 1980
  • 1980 – Professor of Practical Theology, Christ’s College, Aberdeen until 2001
  • 1981 – Chairman, Cruse, Aberdeen until 1984
  • 1984 – Moderator, Aberdeen Presbytery
  • 1990 – Provost, Faculty of Divinity, Aberdeen University until 1993
  • 1992 – Master, Christ’s College, Aberdeen until 2001
  • 1998 – Moderator, General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
  • 2000 – Patron Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen until 2012
  • 2005 – Eleventh President of The Boys’ Brigade