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The Congregational Committee consists of the members of the Kirk Session together with a specified number of persons elected to the Committee by the congregation. The Code of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland specifies the duties of the Congregational Committee as follows: “The duties of the Congregational Committee shall be to take care of the poor and administer the temporal affairs of the congregation.” (The Code, Para. 47(1)) The Committee has responsibility for the finances of the congregation, the property of the congregation, the regulation of the use of Church premises, the promotion of the interests of the Central Funds and Missions of the Church and such other functions as may be prescribed.


An election of Congregational Committee takes place every three years and the present Congregational Committee of Cairncastle Presbyterian is:

Rev. Andrew Watson

Mrs. Jenny Bindley (Congregational Secretary)

Mr Mark Gilbert(Treasurer)

Mr Robert Stewart

Mrs. Nancy Blair

Mrs. Avril Clements

Mr Alan Conway

Mr Ian Dunlop

Mr. David Gourley

Mrs. Laura McCollum

Mrs. Jannet McGarel

Mrs. Iris Morton

Mrs. Mary Rainey

Ms Mo Shilladay

Mr. David Wright

Mrs. Lisa Wright



“There are different ways of serving, but the same Lord is served. There are different abilities to perform service, but the same God gives ability to all for their particular service.” (1 Corinthians 12: 5-6 GNT)