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Rev. David Taverner is the minister at Coldstream Parish Church linked with Eccles Parish Church.  He was previously minister of a linked charge in Angus - St. Andrews Church, Kirriemuir linked with Tannadice Church, where he had served since 2002.  Before that, he was minister of another linked rural charge in Angus.

David was born in 1958 in Edinburgh and is a son of the Manse.  Both his father and grandfather were Church of Scotland parish ministers.  His granfather began his ministry in the Presbyterian Church of England at Bankhill Church in Berwick and David spent many family summer holidays in Berwick in his youth.

David worked in banking for 14 years with the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh, London and Jersey doing general banking, trustee and investment work, offshore banking and lending.

He enjoys walking, reading, visiting places of interest, sports of all kinds - especially cricket.  He also enjoys gardening and watching Berwick Rangers.

David is a keen pastoral visitor and likes to be kept informed of people in hospital or otherwise in need of a visit from the minister.

To contact David follow this link.