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Inverkip Church

Office Bearers & Who’s who

Session Clerk:
David Rourke

01475-521355
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David was sworn in as our new Session Clerk at the Session meeting on 30 September 2015, taking over from Jim Brown who had held the role since September 2005.

Deputy Session Clerk:
Morag Cowe
01475-521455
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Morag was sworn in as our new Deputy Session Clerk at the Session meeting on 30 September 2015.

Treasurer:
Jacqueline Seggie

01475-529614
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Jac has been a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) since 2004. Her responsibility is to handle funds, keep records and produce the annual report and accounts for the Church.


Minute Secretary:
Ann Rourke

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Ann works closely with the  Session Clerk at Session meetings to ensure an accurate record is made of the discussions that take place and decisions made.

Roll-keeper:
Douglas Vallance

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Douglas keeps the Communicant role up to date and also the Elder's district books.

Gift Aid Convenor:
Norman Barnes

01475-521043
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In conjunction with the Treasurer, Norrie completes the quarterly gift aid return and sends to HMRC.

FWO Co-ordinator:
Rosemary Law

01475-719316
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The FWO co-ordinator organises the distribution of freewill envelopes at the beginning of each year via Elders. Anyone wishing to donate via weekly envelopes, please contact Rosemary or their Elder.

Website Editor - www.inverkip.org.uk
Jean Benson

01475-520975
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Jean ensures the website is kept up to date with relevant information.  Please pass on to Jean anything you would like published on the website.

Facebook Editor - Inverkip Parish Church
Hilary Cameron
01475-521415
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Hilary keeps the Facebook page updated with all current information about the Church activities and the wider work of the church. Please copy Hilary on any items to be included.

Property Convenor:
Susie Gemmill
01475 521234
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The property group are responsible for carrying out small repairs and maintenance on the halls, church and Manse. They meet on a Tuesday evening and always welcome any offers of assistance.

Presbytery Elder (Elected by the Session):
David Rourke

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The Presbytery Elder represents the interests of Inverkip Church at monthly Presbytery meetings.

Additional Elder (Selected by Presbytery)
Douglas Vallance

01475-521732
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Organist & Choirmaster
Siona Leitch
01475-521596
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Siona plays for both the 10 am service at Inverkip Church and the 11.30 am service at Skelmorlie & Wemyss Bay Church. She holds a choir practice at Inverkip Church Hall, Bonomy Room on Wednesday evenings.

Sunday School Teacher:
Amanda McVicar01475-522763
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All Sunday school teachers have Disclosure Scotland checks

Newsletter editors:
Stuart Brown

01475-521215
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Stuart edits the quarterly church newsletter and always welcomes contributions. Deadlines for contributions for each publication are advertised in the weekly intimations, the website and Facebook page.

Hall & Flower Convenor
Joyce Brown

01475-521215
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Joyce coordinates the bookings for the church hall. Anyone wishing to book the hall for a one-off or regular event should contact Joyce in the first instance.
Joyce also coordinates church flowers, including the distribution of flowers after Worship which is always appreciated by the recipient. Anyone wishing to donate flowers, please contact Joyce.


Child Protection/Safeguarding Coordinator
Carol Alexander

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Carol ensures that all those in the church who work with children have the relevant Disclosure documentation and she keeps us up to date with changes in legislation and guidelines from the Church of Scotland.

Mission & Outreach Co-ordinator
Jean Benson

01475-520975
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The Mission and Outreach group organise social and fundraising events which are vital for the ongoing work of the Church. They aim to keep the people of Inverkip up to date with church events through the website, facebook and the newsletter. They also co-ordinate the distribution of the Parish Christmas card and arrange welcome packs for new people moving into the village.

Pastoral Care Co-ordinator
Willie Gibson
01475-521425

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The Pastoral Care group provide support through visiting people at home, hospital or nursing homes. They also support people attending hospital or Doctor’s appointments and provide transport to and from church.

Worship Group
Ian Cowe
01475-521455

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The Worship Group provide a valuable contribution to worship in the Church by conducting short midweek services twice a month. The Group is also involved with worship at Easter and Christmas and members also participate in the regular Sunday worship as part of the rota for reading the Lesson.