Who’s Who

Rev Mark Smith


The minister leads and guides us in all aspects of the work of the church and leads worship, takes baptisms, funerals and weddings.  He chairs the Kirk Session and makes hospital visits.

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Rev Mark Smith
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Tim Harmer

Associate Minister

 Our Associate Minister helps the Minister by leading occasional services and some funerals and may stand in when the Minister is unavailable.

Colin Mitchell 

Session Clerk 

The Session Clerk is usually a member of the Kirk Session and is elected by members of the Session. The Session Clerk supports the Minister and acts as a link between the Minister and the congregation.

The Session Clerk is also the manager of the Kirk Session taking the minutes of Kirk Session meetings, dealing with correspondence, keeping congregational records and making submissions to Presbytery.  In addition the Session Clerk organises the Elders’ duties and organises all aspects of Holy Communion.

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Kath Aitken

Board Chairman

The role of Board Chairman involves organising Board meetings, chairing the meetings, ensuring that all actions resulting from meetings are allocated to an appropriate person and checking on progress.

John Drabble

Clerk to the Board

The Clerk to the Board carries out most of the administration relating to the Board.  This will include preparing agendas and minutes for meetings, dealing with correspondence and working closely with the Board Chairman and the Session Clerk.

Robert Waugh


The Treasurer is responsible for all church finances.   He works with the other members of the Board to set agree budgets and monitors all income and expenditure.  He reports to the Board on the church’s financial position.

Archie Anderson

Fabric Convenor

Maintaining the condition of an old, listed building with limited funds is the challenge for the Fabric Convenor.  He is responsible for all aspects of buildings maintenance from repairing leaks to ensuring that the heating system is adequate but not wasting energy.