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Bryn MacPhail | Session | Senior Pastor
Bryn was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Canada. After completing his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Western Ontario, Bryn enrolled at Ontario Theological Seminary (now Tyndale University & Seminary) where he received his Master of Theological Studies. He received his Master of Divinity from the University of Toronto (Knox College) and was ordained by The Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1998. Bryn was installed as the Senior Pastor of St. Andrew's Kirk in June 2010, following an eight-year ministry at St. Giles Kingsway Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Ontario. Bryn is married to Allie, and their daughter, Anya, attends Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina.

Earla Bethel | Session | Clerk of Session
Earla has been worshipping at the Kirk for over 40 years. She became an Elder in 2001 and Clerk of Session in 2008. Earla is the President of DanBrad Ltd. Earla's son, Brad, and his wife, Stephanie, currently live in Colorado.  

Peter Bates | Session | Facilities Management
Peter was born in Nassau from a family of Kirk members. He went to both St. Andrew's School and Queen's College in Nassau before going to St. Andrew's College in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. Peter graduated from the University of Waterloo with a (Hons.) Mathematics and Computer Science (Co-Op) degree. Peter is married to Kate Tsavousis and they are both principles in The SignMan and AdWorks respectively. Peter was ordained as a Deacon in 2017 before being ordained as an elder on Dec. 26, 2021.

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Robin Brownrigg | Session | Deputy Clerk of Session
Robin became a member of the Kirk in 1976, and was married in the Kirk in 1986. Robin has been an elder since 1982, and served as the Clerk of Session for three years. Robin is the founder of Bahamas Realty, is married to Andrea, and they have two daughters, Brittany and Kienan, who are also members of the Kirk.

Lindsey Cancino | Session | Treasurer
Lindsey was baptized at the Kirk in 1962 and has been meaningfully involved ever since. Lindsey has been the Treasurer and Covenor of the Finance Committee since 1988, and has been a member of Session since 1992. A graduate of Queen's College and then The University of Western Ontario and The University of Windsor, Lindsey is a Chartered Accountant by profession, and is married to Lesley (nee Forde). Lindsey and Lesley have twin daughters, Jacqueline and Sophie, born in 2003, baptized and raised in the Kirk ever since.

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Agreta Carey | Session
Agreta Eneas-Carey was born in Savannah, Georgia. She is the daughter of Dr. & Mrs. C. W. Eneas Sr., both of whom were elders in the Kirk. Agreta was baptized, confirmed, and married in the Kirk. Agreta is married to James Audley Carey III and they have two lovely children James Audley Carey IV, and Jolanda Carolyn Muriel Carey. Agreta attended the Morehouse school of medicine and later transfered to Howard University, school of medicine, where she graduated with a MD degree. Agreta is currently a practicing physician in Baintown, in the building where her father was born. The practice is named after her paternal grandfather, Bishop WV Eneas. Agreta became an elder in 1992, taught in our sunday school, and currently assists with ushering and the food bank ministry.

James Carey | Session | Bain & Grant's Town Mission
James Carey grew up in Rhodes Memorial Methodist Church in Nassau, Bahamas and started attending St Andrew's Presbyterian Church in 1992 following his marriage to Dr. Agreta Eneas. He became a member in 1993. He is a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry(honors) from the University of the West Indies and a Master of Science degree in Forensic Science from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Scotland. He is currently a security consultant. James has been a Sunday School teacher for more than 10 years and was ordained as an elder on Jan. 9, 2022.

Gavin Collins | Session | Bible Study Coordinator
Gavin was born and raised in Nassau and was blessed to be a child of loving Christian parents. Gavin is presently the General Sales Manager at Asa H Pritchard Ltd, where he has been employed since 1995. Gavin started attending the Kirk in the early 1990s with his fiance, Carrie. They were married in the Kirk in 1992 and became members. Their son, Harrison was born in 1996 and was baptized in the Kirk that same year and eventually confirmed as a member. Gavin is our point person for selecting Bible study curriculum and coordinating small group Bible studies. Carrie has previously served as Superintendent of Sunday School and currently is a Deacon at the Kirk, and Harrison currently serves on the Audio/Video leadership team.

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Davidson Hepburn | Session | Pastoral Care
Davidson has been an elder of the Kirk since 1972 and has served as the Clerk of Session and as the Sunday School Superintendent. Davidson was the President of the 35th session of UNESCO’s General Conference, and has served for 15 years at the United Nations, 10 of which as Ambassador of The Bahamas to UN. He has been involved with UNESCO since 1993 and has served as Chairman of The Bahamas National Commission to UNESCO, as well as Chairman of the Committee on Conventions and Recommendations.

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Tim Lightbourn | Session
Tim became a member for the Kirk in the 1980's and an elder in 1999. Married to Ruth (nee Wiesendanger), they have two children, Rebecca and Philip. Tim has been our point person for hospitality for many years.

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Margaret McKinney | Session | Facilities Usage Coordinator
From birth in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Margaret has been a Presbyterian.  She comes from a long line of elders in her family - her Paternal Grandfather, Father, Uncle, Aunt and Brother.  Margaret married Bahamian Errol McKinney in 1968 and immediately moved to Nassau, Bahamas, and transferred her membership from Westmount Presbyterian to the Kirk.  Margaret became an elder in 1993. She taught Sunday School for over 30 years; retiring in March 2021. She has also served as Superintendent of the Sunday School for a few of those years.  Margaret & Errol's daughter, Tara, lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Andrea Brownrigg | Deacon | Children's Ministry
Andrea grew up in the Anglican church but became a member of the Kirk after meeting Robin Brownrigg. They were married in the Kirk in 1986 and both daughters, Brittany and Kienan, were baptized there and were regular attendees of the Sunday School being taught much of their way through by their mother. Andrea has taught the younger children in Sunday School for approximately 17 years, been involved in the Bain and Grant's Town initiatives from food deliveries to tutoring and household inventory and clothing drives for families in the community. She empathizes that the Small Group Bible Studies and the Women's group Proximity have been so pivotal in deepening her faith.

Annva Burrows | Deacon | Hospitality
Annva started attending the Kirk in 2013 after hearing so much about the wonderful missions the Kirk family was doing in the community. She shares how she found the Kirk to be a church family that is truly and actively carrying out Christ's mission to the world. She loves to describe how she was warmly welcomed into the Kirk family which led her to become involved in Proximity (Women's group), Sunday School, and small group bible studies. In 2015 she joined the Kirk family as a member.

Nathan Cates | Deacon | Deputy Treasurer & Audio/Video
Nathan Cates was born on November 24th, 1995 in Nassau. He grew up attending Calvary Bible Church; however, started worshiping at the Kirk in 2011 after a friend invited him to the Kirk. Nathan holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in accounting from Palm Beach Atlantic University and Florida State University respectively.

Carrie Collins | Deacon | Children's Ministry
Born and raised in Kilmarnock, Scotland, Carrie came to The Bahamas in 1989 to teach Business subjects at Aquinas College, and later, at St Andrew's International School. She currently works as Director of Process and Documentation at Cable Bahamas, and owns and operates Pam's Plants. She met Gavin Collins while working at the Dundas Theatre for Performing Arts, and they were married at the Kirk in 1992 and became members. She is the proud mom of her son, Harrison. Carrie became a Sunday School teacher in 1995, and held the role of Sunday School Superintendent from 2008 to 2021.

Beth Collins | Deacon | Hospitality
Beth formally joined The Kirk as a member in 2018. Beth was born in Nassau Bahamas in 1961 to Ronald & Marina Atkinson. Beth attended Queens College right through high school and then went away to Sarasota Florida to become a Graphic Designer. After graduating from Art School in 1982, Beth married Raymond Collins and they have two children, Amy and Matt.

Amanda Drummond | Deacon | Hospitality
Amanda was born in Nassau on April 1, 1961 to Kenneth Drummond of England and Myfanwy Drummond of Jamaica. She was educated at Queen's College to 6th Grade and continued her education in England at Royal Russell School in Croydon and two years at Hastings College studying Hotel Management and Catering. She returned to Nassau in 1979 working in the Hospitality Indsutry at the Flagler Inn, Loews Harbour Cove and Villas in Paradise. She is presently employed at Majestic Holidays Ltd. as Administrative Executive and Accounts Manager for the past 22 years. Amanda grew up in St. Andrew's Kirk and was confirmed on March 28, 1982.

Robert Farquharson | Deacon | Audio/Video
Robert was born in Nassau on February 11, 1994 in the district of Chippingham. He attended the University of the Bahamas and holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology. Robert has been a member of the Kirk since 2017 and is currently one of the leaders of the young adult ministry, "Lifeline". Additionally, Robert is a member of our Audio and Visual team working diligently to establish the Kirk's digital presence in an effort to reach more people. Robert is also about to pursue a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary.

Michelle McDonald | Deacon | Food Bank Ministry
Michelle was born, baptised, and raised into the St. Andrews Kirk family as her grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles and siblings all attended the Kirk. Michelle confirmed her faith in 1980 and has assisted in the nursery, teaching Sunday school, ushering and the food bank ministry. Michelle is presently employed at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre as an Administrative Assistant. She has four children, Teneille, Raynard, Michael and Sicily.

Jude Vilma | Pastoral Intern
Jude was born in Nassau on August 18, 1988 and was raised in Marsh Harbour, Abaco in a Haitian Creole community known as the Mud. He attended the University of the Bahamas and holds a Bachelors of Secondary Education in the Social Sciences. After four years of teaching, Jude served as a youth worker with the Bahamas Youth Network for three years. He also served as a pastoral intern and deacon at The Kirk. Currently, he is pursuing a Master of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary towards a call to be in pastoral ministry. He got married to Keitra Pratt on December 14th 2019 and they both presently reside in Orlando Florida where he is a full time student on a three-year track to complete his degree by May 2023.

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