RNLI Berwick-upon-Tweed Chaplain leaves for pastures new
Berwick RNLI had their last Sea Sunday service on 29 July with the Reverend Matthew Knox.
The Reverend Matthew Knox has been Berwick's RNLI Chaplain for the past seven and a half years.
He has been there for the lifeboat family, marrying, baptising and sadly also for when the station has lost someone.
He's blessed the charity's lifeboats and prayed over volunteers, for the safe return of the crew, when saving lives at sea.
As he moves to pastures new - the station wishes him and his family 'all the very best'.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.