The Mission Team will comprise representatives from each of the Local Mission Groups (LMGs). The purpose of the Local Mission Groups will be:
To encourage greater cooperation between congregations in mission and outreach to their communities
Jointly planning for, supporting and developing Fresh Expressions of Church
Exploring collaboration in regards to community concerns, ecumenical relations and world mission
Exploring collaborations with regards to children and youth work and discipleship/education e.g. offering
joint programmes to a number of congregations in an area
Sharing of ideas and resources
The Local Mission Areas will be
a. Greenock and Paisley– 5 LMGs
Lower Clyde – Gourock Old and Ashton l/w St Ninians, St John’s, Greenock Lyle Kirk, Westburn East end and Mount Kirk, Wellpark Mid-Kirk, St Margaret’s, Port Glasgow New, Inverkip, Skelmorlie and Wemyss bay.
Upper Clyde – Port Glasgow Hamilton Bardrainney, Langbank, Bishopton, Inchinnan, Erskine, Renfrew North, Renfrew Trinity
Paisley North – Oakshaw Trinity, Martyr’s Sandyford, Sherwood Greenlaw, St Mark’s Oldhall, Wallneuk North, Elderslie, Johnstone High, Johnstone St Paul’s l/w Howwood, Johnstone St Andrew’s Trinity.
Paisley South – Abbey, Stowbrae, Glenburn, Paisley South, St Columba Foxbar, Barrhead Bourock, Barrhead St Andrew’s, Neilston.
Landward Area – Kilmacolm Old, Kilmacolm St Columba, Bridge of Weir Freeland, Bridge of Weir St Machar’s Ranfurly, Houston and Killellan, Kilbarchan, Linwood.
b. Dumbarton - 4 LMGs
Bearsden and Milngavie – Baldernock; Baljaffray, Bearsden Cross, Killermont, New Kilpatrick,
Westerton, Cairns, St Luke’s and St Paul’s.
Clydebank and Old Kilpatrick Bowling – Faifley, Kilbowie St Andrew’s, Radnor Park,
Waterfront, Dalmuir Barclay, Duntocher Trinity, Old Kilpatrick Bowling.
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Area – Riverside, St Andrew’s, West Kirk, Bonhill, Renton,
Lomond, Kilmaronock Gartocharn, Luss
Cardross, Helensburgh and North – Cardross, Helensburgh, Rhu and Shandon, Garelochhead,
Rosneath St Modan’s, Craigrownie, Arrochar
Convener: Rev Gary Noonan
Vice Convener: Rev Roddy Hamilton
|Lower Clyde||Karen Harbison - Westburn||Hunter Bowie - OG&A|
|Upper Clyde||Ann Knox - Inchinnan||Cathie Dunnachie - PG HB|
|Paisley North||Stuart Davidson - Paisley North||vacant|
|Paisley South||Tim Mineard - Barrhead St Andrews||vacant|
|Landward||Hanneke Marshall - BOW||Margaret Brook - Linwood|
|Bearsden & Milngavie||Graeme Wilson - Bearsden||Graeme Diverty - Milngavie C|
|Clydebank & Old Kilpatrick||Gregor McIntyre|
|Dumbarton & Vale of Leven||vacant|
|Cardross, Helensburgh & North||Ann Cameron|