Who's Who


Minister:                                  Rev Alistair Beattie

Alistair has been minister of Second Broughshane for 12 years having previously been minister of Garvaghy and Anaghlone congregations in Co Down.  He is married to Ellery, and has a son Mark, and two daughters Marlene, and Alison.

Assistant Minister:                  Mr Matthew Simpson

Matthew was a farmer, and worked with the Faith Mission and Child Evangelism Fellowship before studying for the ministry. He is married to Jennifer and has three children Peter, Judith and Rachel. He is currently in his final year of studies at Union Theological College.

Pastoral Assistant:                  Rev Alistair Kennedy

Alistair and his wife Anna May came to live in Broughshane after retiring from Trinity Presbyterian in Bangor. He now assists with pastoral visitation and preaching. Alistair was previously minister of Rasharkin congregation, and St Andrews Belfast before going to Bangor. Alistair and Anna May have two daughters Christine and Joanne.

Clerk of Session

Honorary Church Secretary

Honorary Church Treasurer 

Church Administrator

Church Officer

Mr Clifford Ross

Mr Ian Logan

Mrs Sylvia Turtle

Mrs Sharon Kennedy

Mr William Dickey

As a congregation we are privileged to have a large and faithful band of willing workers who each give up of their time willingly to serve the Lord in the organisational life. It is our church policy to enquire of our leaders that they ‘profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour’. This encourages a faithful band of Christian leaders. The following is a list of Organisation leaders:

Sunday School Superintendent

Girls Brigade Captain

Boys Brigade Captain 

Junior Christian Endeavour

PLAY (mums & tots) 

Youth Club 


Holiday Bible Club 

Women’s Bible Study

Women Together 


Bowling Club Captains

Mr Ken McGall

Mrs Beth Purdy

Mr John Kernohan

Mrs Jean McGall

Mrs Deirdre Humphries & Mrs Marlene Hutchinson

Mr Gavin Lowry

Mr Colville Elliott

Mr & Mrs Ivor Hutchinson

Mrs Anna May Kennedy

Ms Ruth Drain

Mr Ivor Hutchinson & Mr Gavin Lowry

Mr James & Mrs Molly Turtle