Below are members of our Leadership team and Kirk Session
Rev. Stuart McCrea
Rev John Stuart McCrea was installed in First Holywood on Wednesday 25th November 2020, having previously been the minister in Donemana Presbyterian Church.
Kathleen is our part time Pastoral Assistant.
Clerk of Session
Craig has worked as a solicitor in Belfast since 1997, latterly with Hewitt and Gilpin solicitors. He became an elder in 2007 and Clerk of Session in May 2019.
Email - Craig Russell
Young Life Worker
Carl's home church is West Church Bangor. He is our 'Young Life' worker and will be involved with work among our young people
Student Youth Worker
Andrew is studying Youth and Communities with Practical Theology with JNC at CYM. He will work with Carl among the our young people
Email - Andrew McCaw
Graeme is the church treasurer. He is an accountant, married to Julie with children Rebecca and Jake.
Christina Baillie has taken over as Committee Secretary. She is married to Mark Baillie.
Rev. Noble McNeely
Noble was minister of 1st Holywood from September 1997 - September 2019 having previously served as minister of 1st Ballymoney. He is married to Florence with 3 grown up children Colin, Emma and Richard.
Noble was Moderator for the Presbyterian Church in Ireland for 2017-2018.
Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;
not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.
1st Peter 5: 2 - 3
Members of Kirk Session