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Rev Norman Cameron
Senior Minister
Rev Norman Cameron has been the Minister since September 2006. Norman gave up a legal career to join the ministry and served in 2nd Killyleagh Presbyterian Church, Co.Down before being called to High Kirk. He is married to Kay.
ncameron@presbyterianireland.org
Keith McIlroy
Associate for Mission and Discipleship
Keith joined the staff team in November 2016, having previously worked for the PCI with youth and then ex-offenders, for 10 years. He has a Masters of Divinity and is working towards a PhD in Old Testament. Keith’s role involves oversight of local and overseas mission, developing discipleship in the congregation and assisting with preaching and teaching. He is passionate about equipping the church to reach out to the world around them. Keith is married to Hayley.
keith.mcilroy@highkirk.org.uk
Rev Stephen Carson
Pastoral Assistant
Stephen lives in Ballyclare with his wife Gwen having retired as Minister of Dunluce Presbyterian Church near Bushmills in October 2011. Stephen will be helping out with general visitations.
Anne Taylor
Director of Pastoral Care
Anne began her ministry in High Kirk in September 1990. As Director of Pastoral Care, Anne is responsible for overseeing the laser group ministry as well as the different aspects of pastoral care. She seeks to come alongside people, particularly when they are hurting, and her desire is to see God's truth come alive by his Spirit, enabling them to face their difficulties with strengthened faith in Christ.
anne.taylor@highkirk.org.uk
Stuart Beattie
Musical Director
Stuart joined our staff team in July 2013. After graduating from University, he moved to Papua New Guinea to serve as a missionary school teacher with New Tribes Mission. It was here that he met Stephanie and they married in July 2012. Stuart is very passionate about music in worship. He enjoys equipping others to lead corporate worship and in providing God’s people with opportunities to use their musical abilities to glorify Him.
stuart.beattie@highkirk.org.uk
Andrew Dickson
Director of Youth Ministries
Andrew is responsible for overseeing the Youth Work provision within the church and he is passionate about seeing young people both coming to know Jesus and growing and developing in their faith. He aims to build relationships with the young people, helping them to discover their gifts and encouraging them to reach out to their friends and family.
andrew.dickson@highkirk.org.uk
Nikki Gillan
Children and Families Worker
Nikki joined High Kirk staff team in August 2007. She had been involved on a voluntary basis with family and Pre-school support since her two sons were babies. As Children and Family worker Nikki works to support, encourage and strengthen family life within our congregation and community. She is passionate about people and works hard to creatively facilitate ways of bringing people from various backgrounds together so they can enjoy fellowship and build relationships with one another. She is a good listener and her door is always open for anyone needing support, advice or a comforting ear.
nikki.gillan@highkirk.org.uk
Lorraine McAllister
Community Outreach Worker
After a life changing trip to India with her laser group Lorraine joined High Kirk's staff team in August 2008, having previously been employed by the Civil Service and then as a child-minder. She is married to Maurice and they have three grown-up children and one grandchild. She is a people person, passionate about telling others about Jesus and His love for them and in her role as the Church Outreach Worker Lorraine aims to build bridges of friendship and trust between High Kirk and the local communities.
lorraine.mcallister@highkirk.org.uk
Diane Gilmour
Church Administrator
Diane joined High Kirks staff team in July 2006 having previously studied Computer Science at University of UIster, Coleraine. She is married to Peter. Diane is responsible for running the busy church office and is ably assisted by Lesley Donaldson, Office Assistant.
diane.gilmour@highkirk.org.uk office@highkirk.org.uk
Emily Bramley
Assistant Administrator
Emily joined us in September 2017 and helps in the office with administrative responsibilities.
emily.bramley@highkirk.org.uk
Jack Jackson
Church Officer
Jack is our church officer, responsible for the day to day upkeep of our buildings.
Tina White
Assistant Church Officer
Tina helps Jack in the cleaning of our buildings.