Minister of Fisherwick
Rev Michael Anderson BSc (Hons), DipMin, MDiv, PGCE

Michael taught Biology for eight years in a high school in Bangor, Northern Ireland, before being called and trained for ministry.  He has ministered in Scrabo Presbyterian Church, Newtownards, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Belfast, Ballygowan Presbyterian Church, Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church, Belfast.  And from September 2007 to June 2014 was the Minister of Arklow Presbyterian Church, Ireland.  He is also a member of the Youth and Children’s Board of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and is passionate about local and international mission and every member ministry.  Michael is married to Emma.  They have three children: Erin, Patrick and Conor.  A keen sportsman, Michael enjoys coaching junior rugby and junior cricket in his free time.

Assistant Minister – John O’Donnell

Danny Moore – Youth & Student Worker


Church Officer – David McCalmont
David is married to Michelle they have three daughters, Holly, Megan and Amber. David is often the first point of contact for visitors and organisations using the church and halls.

Director of Music – Neale Agnew, BEd, AdDipED, LTCL, LGSM
From a young age, Neale has been involved in every aspect of choral music – as singer, conductor, accompanist and organ soloist. He began singing as a chorister in First Presbyterian Church, Bangor at age eight and took over his first church choir aged 18. He joined the team at Fisherwick in January 2005 having spent 25 years as Organist & Choirmaster in Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church. Neale has worked with most of Ulster’s leading choirs and choral societies and his interest in liturgical music has given him opportunities to perform at venues throughout Ireland, in England and more recently in Germany and Austria. He is married to Ciara (a music teacher and singer), and has two daughters, Colleen & Aisling. As a primary school teacher, Neale is keen to involve young people in music-making and to promote high standards of worship and performance in all styles of church music.

Finance Administrator – Maggi Pielou

Babies & Toddlers Coordinator – Janice Stockman
Janice was our Family and Children’s worker until her husband Rev Steve Stockman became minister of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church. She continues to coordinate the Babies & Toddlers Group. She is married to Steve and has two daughters Caitlin and Jasmine.

Pastoral Assistant for Older Adults – Sheena McIlwrath
Sheena is married to John and has two married daughters (one in Belfast, one in Edinburgh) and a son in London. They have four grandchildren at the last count. Sheena took up her role as Pastoral Assistant in 1995. She is a friend, mentor and confidante to a wide range of our older adults and oversees provision for this age group. This includes involvement with the weekly Wednesday Club, monthly luncheons, summer holidays and various outings throughout the year.

 Kirk Session Elders and Trustees

Registered Charity in Northern Ireland (NIC104366)
Alex Abraham, Samuel Armstrong, Norma Best, Fred Boal, Dorothy Boyle, Jennifer Breene, Tony Breene, Ian Bridgett, Cindy Brown, Roma Cullen, Ruth Crawford, Muriel Cromie, Carol Davis, Beatrice Doyle, Susan Eakin, Alastair Edwards, Yvonne Elder, Gerry Gault, Trevor Griffiths, Mabel Hazlett, Alan Hewitt, Tom Hunter, Paul Hutchinson, Sara Hutchinson, Iris Jebb, Adam Leahy, Raymond Liggett, Peter Lindsay, Valerie Little, Peter Little, Linda Little, Peter Lunn, Jeremy Lyons, Yuile Magee, Bill McCrory, Sharon McIntyre, Diane McKelvey, Tracey Robinson, Hazel Scott, Peter Scullion, Gary Skelly, Fiona Skelly, Ted Sloan, Neil Stewart, Roy Suiter, Mabel Trory, Rosemary Wilson, Arthur Young.

Congregational Committee

Chairperson: Rev Michael Anderson
Secretary: Fiona Skelly
Church Treasurer : Bryan Cochrane
Convenor of Finance Committee: Peter Lunn
Finance Administrator: Maggi Pielou
Gift Aid Secretary: Adrian Ferguson
Convenor of Property Committee: Neil Stewart
Convenor of Health & Safety: Norma Best