DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH, 9 JANUARY 1947
FIFE MISSIONARY’S WORK
Rev R B McVicar, who recently left Cairneyhill Church, near Dunfermline, for missionary work in Nyasaland [Nyasaland is now known as Malawi], is finding his new sphere busy and interesting.
Education is one of the greatest needs in his new territory he writes in a letter to a friend.
Despite his short stay in Central Africa, he has already welcomed a colleague and fellow Scot in Miss Campbell from Milnathort.
Mr McVicar, whose wife was formerly Miss Mary Weir, a nurse at King’s Cross Hospital, Dundee, is a son of the manse and an honours graduate of St Andrews University. He held appointments in Forfar and Arbroath before becoming senior assistant in St Mary’s Parish Church, Dundee.
He was locum tenens at Oakfield Church, Kelty, and afterwards went to Cairneyhill, where he took a leading part in youth activities.
His work in Nyasaland includes supervision of the training of native missionaries and teachers.