Minister – Rev. David Morrison

Rev. David Morrison is our minister in Killead. David grew up on a sheep farm outside Cloughmills where he and his family attended Ballyweaney Presbyterian Church. While studying Medicinal Chemistry at Queen’s University in Belfast, he felt God calling him to change pathways to theology. He then proceeded to study for a Bachelor’s degree in Theology at Union Theological College in Belfast. Having graduated he then took up an internship in First Donaghadee Presbyterian church which led to a further four years as Community Outreach worker. David then felt the stirrings to full-time ordained ministry and was accepted to study again at Union Theological college, this time to study a Master’s exploring Christian Discipleship. After three years at Union college (2015-2018) he spent four years as assistant minister in Scrabo Presbyterian Church in Newtownards. David was ordained and installed as minister of Killead and Loanends in September 2022.

David is married to Barbara and they have four children; Hannah, Grace, Chloe and Phoebe. In his spare time if he gets it with four young children, he likes watching sports (particularly rugby), keeping active and increasingly plane-spotting. David’s heart is to see people grow in their relationship with God and sees his role as encouraging people to do so.

Killead Kirk Session

Please note that there have been changes to the Kirk Session. An updated image is coming.

Minister:  Rev. John Murdock (front row centre)
Assistant Minister:  Mr. Alan Burke (front row left)
Elders: (front l-r) Wilbert Hyde, Clements Suffern, Vanessa Lorimer, James McClurg, Rosemary Wilson, Brian Swann, William Rea. (back l-r) Sam Hyde, Tom Lewis, David McClenaghan, Lyle Mackey, Philip Patterson, Denis Minford, William Hyde, Mervyn Rea

Congregational Committee

Please note that there have been changes to the Church Committee, an updated image is coming.

Front l-r. Wilbert Hyde, Vanessa Lorimer, Mervyn Rea, James McClurg, Rev. John Murdock, Alan Burke (Assistant Minister), Tom Lewis, Rosemary Wilson, David Martin.

Middle l-r. Andrew Hyde, Ann Hyde, Catherine McMaster, Joan Ward, Elizabeth Hyde, William Hyde, Andrew Mackey, John Patterson, Robert Stirling, Philip Patterson.

Back l-r. Chris Conville, Nigel Hamill, Sam Hyde, William Lorimer, David McClenaghan, Brian McComb, Lyle Mackey, Irwin Martin, Denis Minford.