Rev Rennie was married to his wife, Ruth, with whom he has a daughter, for five years before they separated and divorced Rennie subsequently formed a relationship with his now partner, Dr David Smith, an Educationalist at the University of Aberdeen and Religion scholar.
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.."
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- http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Exwife-says-gay-minister39s-opponents.5275358.jp Martyn McLaughlin, "Ex-wife says gay minister's opponents lack compassion The Scotsman 18 May 2009
- http://www.continuumbooks.com/authors/details.aspx?AuthorId=151474 David Raymond Smith at the Continuum Press website