Local Leadership

We are a joint congregation with Hope Church Blackwood and Kirkmuirhill, where Rev. Ian Watson is minister. We have one Kirk Session, but two members of the session currently have particular responsibility for East Kilbride:

Douglas Cranston:

Rev. Douglas Cranston is the Associate Minister of the congregation with particular responsibility for the preaching and pastoral care in East Kilbride. Douglas’ preaching ministry usually works through one book of the Bible at a time. He is currently preaching through the Acts of the Apostles.

Ruairidh MacLean:


Ruairidh is a minister who currently serves with UFM Worldwide, he and Peigi have four children. Ruairidh serves as an elder of the joint congregation but with particular responsibility for East Kilbride.