William Philip has been minister of the Tron since August 2004. He moved from London, where for 5 years he was Director of Ministry with The Proclamation Trust, working with ministers, teaching those training for ministry in the Cornhill Training Course, and overseeing a varied programme of conferences. Before that he served in ministry positions in Aberdeen, where prior to ordination, he studied medicine at Aberdeen University, and trained in cardiology at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He is married to Rebecca, and they have two daughters.
Also on the Preaching Team at the Tron:
Edward Lobb is the Director of the Cornhill Training Course in Scotland.
Our other staff and apprentices:
Billy Bradford has looked after the fabric of the buildings since 1976 and is responsible for the day to day cleanliness and presentation of them. If you want to know anything about the buildings, Billy is the man to ask! He is married to Anne and has two sons.
Paul Brennan studied law in Nottingham and then worked in the public sector until September 2012 when he joined our apprenticeship scheme. Paul is married to Stephanie.
Agnes Brough studied law at Cambridge and worked in the Lord Chancellor's Department for 8 years. Then she trained as a teacher and taught in a London primary school. She completed a year on the Cornhill Training Course in London and then moved back north to join the Epaphras Trust in 2003. Agnes ministers particularly among women and young people.
Lynn Ballingall joined the staff team as church secretary in 2012.
Alison Hair became our church administrator in 2000. She is the face behind firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard Henry studied at Strathclyde University and worked in business in Glasgow for 19 years. Thereafter he studied on the Cornhill Training Course and joined the church team in 2008. Richard is also our Session Clerk.
Rupert Hunt-Taylor trained in Glasgow to become a vet and worked in the States and England, before returning to mixed practice in Glasgow. After completing the Cornhill Training Course and a two year ministry apprenticeship in the Church, he joined the staff team in 2011. Rupert co-leads Release the Word, and is responsible for our male students and young workers. He is also enrolled on Cornhill's three year Pastors' Training Course. He is married to Jen (although not the one below!), and they have one daughter.
Josh Johnston comes from Northern Ireland and studied theology at the International Christian College in Glasgow. He joined our apprenticeship scheme in September 2012.
Jen Keogh joined our apprentice scheme in September 2011 after studying in London and graduating with a degree in English literature. Although from Glasgow originally, she lived in London for most of her life so is delighted to be back in her native city!
James Latter studied natural sciences at Cambridge and then joined Teen Challenge for a year. He joined our apprenticeship scheme in September 2012.
Terry McCutcheon was an apprentice at the church from 2007-2009 and after completing the Cornhill Training Course, he joined the staff part-time and launched a new ministry called Road to Recovery working with those with chemical dependence issues. Prior to his apprenticeship, Terry worked with a Glasgow based charity which supported and counselled those in alcohol and drug addiction and also the homeless. Whilst doing this, he gained his social care qualifications. He is also continuing his ministry training at the Cornhill Pastors' Training Course. Terry is married to Charlene.
Jonnie Miscampbell graduated from Strathclyde University with a degree in Accounting and joined our apprenticeship programme in September 2011.
Katie Piggot joined the team in 2010 after being an apprentice for two years in the church and also completing the Cornhill Training Course in Scotland. Before this she studied in Aberdeen, worked abroad and then became a Modern Studies teacher in Glasgow. Katie mainly works with female students as well as women of all ages and teaches English as part of our internationals ministry.
Andrew Rooney studied Genetics at Glasgow University and became one of our ministry apprentices in September 2011.