Ian Cahoon

Ian Cahoon

Ian comes from Larne and is married to Grace. They have two children – James and Harry. After graduating from Union, Ian worked as assistant minister in Joymount Presbyterian Church in Carrickfergus, before being called as minister to Alexandra in November 2017. He is an avid support of Larne and Millwall FC.

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Mervyn McCormick

Clerk of Session
Mervyn McCorkmick

Mervyn grew up in the congregation and is involved in many aspects of church life. Mervyn works at a local computer services company, is married to Elizabeth and they have two grown-up children.

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Our Elders are elected by the congregation and appointed to look after all matters of doctrine, discipline and worship in the Church, working alongside the minister. Elders also have a pastoral role, looking after a district of families who are members of the church. Together, the Elders make up the Kirk Session, whose role is to look after and promote the spiritual interest of the congregation.

  • Stephen Barr
  • Betty Beggs
  • John Craig
  • Wesley Lewis
  • David McConkey
  • Mervyn McCormick (Clerk of Session)
  • Hugh Muise
  • Lawrence Wallace
  • Trevor Wilson

Congregational Committee

The Congregational Committee consists of members of the Kirk Session and elected members of the congregation. Elections are usually held every three years. The Committee is divided into Sub-Committees and responsible for managing the financial affairs of the congregation, co-ordinating the catering and domestic matters of the church and maintaining the church buildings and manse.

Alice Anderson


David McConkey