Below are members of our Leadership team and Kirk Session
Rev. Alan Johnston
Rev Alan Johnston joined First Holywood as Associate Minister in January 2019 after returning from 4 years in Italy with Coram Deo.
He is married to Tracey with 3 grown up children Niamh, Ross and Connor.
Rev. Nigel Craig
Rev Nigel Craig is currently the Minister of Belmont Presbyterian Church and has been appointed as the Vacancy Convener for First Holywood.
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
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