Rev Andrew Thompson
THE Rev Andrew Thompson, minister of Elmwood Presbyterian Church, Lisburn, has been appointed as the new Moderator of Dromore Presbytery.
He will take over from the Rev Adrian McLernon, minister of Drumbo Presbyterian Church, at the next Presbytery meeting in March.
A former assistant minister at Railway Street Presbyterian Church, Lisburn (1995-1997), Mr Thompson was previously minister of Craigavon and Vinecash from December 1998 until his installation in Elmwood in June 2004.
The 22 churches in the Dromore Presbytery are: Anahilt, Ballinderry, Banbridge Road - Dromore, Cargycreevy, Drumbo, Drumlough, Elmwood - Lisburn, First Dromara, First Drombo Rev Adrian Lisburn, Harmony Hill - Lambeg, Hillhall, Hillsborough, Legacurry, Loughaghery, Magheragall, Maze, Moira, Railway Street - Lisburn, Second Dromara, Sloan Street Lisburn and St Columba's - Lisburn.