Our Staff Team

Here at Richhill Presbyterian Church it would be impossible to do what we do without a team who commit themselves to serving in full-time & part time capacities. Scroll below to find out a little more about each member.

 
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Alastair McNeely

Alastair is our Minister/teaching elder here at Richhill Presbyterian. He is married to Pauline. Together they have two children Erin & Harry. Having a heart for ministry Alastair has served here in this congregation for 25 years. In his spare time, you'll find Alastair out with his family, watching Tottenham Hotspur or down at the Kingspan supporting the Ulster rugby team.

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John Torrens

John is our Assistant Minister. Married to Mel, together they have two children, Emma & Ben. Having recently finished his training for ministry in Union Theological College, John & Mel recently moved to Portadown to assist in Richhill. John is also a keen sportsman and enjoys talking all things Ulster Rugby & Liverpool.

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Gladys Price

Gladys is our church secretary and the gem that makes sure our church & office run smoothly on a weekly basis. She’s has worked at the church for over 10 years and has attended RPC far longer. She’s married to Francis, and on her days off enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

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Louisa Hanna

Louisa is one of our Ministry apprentices. She joined our staff team after completing her Theology degree & Youth Ministry Diploma at Union Theological College. Born & raised in Kilkeel Louisa has settled well into Richhill life. She loves what she does and is passionate about her future in Youth Work.

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Alex Richardson

Alex is our full time Ministry Apprentice. He’s currently finishing off a Theology degree through the university of Cumbria. Currently he’s busy preparing for his wedding to his fiancée Rachael. He’s sure to make you feel welcomed here but don’t stand too close or you might hear his ‘delightful’ singing.

Matthew Dowdeswell

Matthew is one of our apprentices at RPC doing youth work. He is currently studying at Cornhill, learning how to study and share the Word effectively. When he isn’t too busy he spends his time using his Maths degree to help others. Get chatting to him if you can, he will always have something puny to say!

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Emily Jones

Emily is our Youth and Children's Worker. She's married to CJ. Together they have a daughter Lola. Emily has served here for 7 years, after applying for PCI’s Intern Program. If she's not helping out at our youth programs, you'll probably find her on the football coaching the Ambassadors girls’ team.