Minister – Currently vacant (covered by Locum Minister – Rev Mhairi Wallace and our Interim Moderator David Gibson)
The minister leads and guides us in all aspects of the work of the church including workship, baptisms funerals, weddings, home and hospital visits. The Interim Moderator chairs the Kirk Session.
Session Clerk – Andrea Houston
The Session Clerk is elected by members of the Session. She supports our Minister and is the manager of the Kirk Session responsible for 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.
Assistant Session Clerk – The Assistant Clerks supports the Session Clerk. Our assistant clerk is May Copeland, Kirkmichael. We currently have a vacancy for an assistant clerk at Torthorwald, if you are interested in this role please contact Andrea Houston, Session Clerk.
Treasurer – Tom Riddet
The Treasurer is responsible for all church finances. He works with the Session to set agree budgets and monitors all income and expenditure. He reports to the Session on the church’s financial position.