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Bryn MacPhail, 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 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, was born in 2002.

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Earla Bethel, Clerk of Session
Earla has been worshipping at the Kirk for over 30 years. She became an Elder in 2001 and Clerk of Session in 2008. Earla is the President of DanBrad Ltd., and is married to Dr. Cecil Bethel. Earla and Cecil's son, Brad, and his wife, Stephanie, currently live in Georgia.  

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Robin Brownrigg, Chair of Management Committee
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.

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Lindsey Cancino, 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, Chair of Worship Committee
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 and is also the director of Geriatric medicine at Sandilands Rehabilitation Center. Agreta became an elder in 1992 and currently serves as the chairperson of the Worship Commitee and teaches sunday school.

Gavin Collins, Chair of Education Committee
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 has served on a couple Pastoral Search Committees, served as a member of the Worship Committee, and is currently the Convener of the Education Committee. Carrie serves as the Superintendent of Sunday School at the Kirk, and Harrison serves as member of the Audio/Video team.

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Davidson Hepburn
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 is 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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Geoffrey Johnstone
Sir Geoffrey Johnstone, a child of the Kirk and an elder since April 1963. Educated at Queen's College, Nassau and subsequently at the Inns of Court School of Law in London, England and then called to the Bar in Nassau as a counsel and attorney at law where he practiced law for forty-eight years.

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Tim Lightbourn, Chair of Fellowship Committee
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 served on various committees at the Kirk and presently chairs the Fellowship Committee.

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Margaret McKinney, Facilities 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, has taught Sunday School for the past 20 years and has humbly served as Superintendent during those years.  Margaret & Errol's daughter, Tara, lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

E. Verona Douglas-Sands
Rona was born in Jamaica and migrated to the Bahamas in 1967. She taught at A F Adderley, R M Bailey and Government High School. She joined The Kirk in the 1970s where she taught in the Sunday school for many years and trained a Bell Ringing Choir. Rona later joined the Church Choir and serves as a member of the Worship Committee. She holds a BSc. Degree from Prairie View A & M University, an M.Sc from the University of Miami, and an LLB Hons, from The University of London, called to the degree of Utter Bar at the Honourable Society Of Lincolns Inn and the Bahamas Bar in 1988 and served temporarily on the Magistrate's Bench. Currently operates a private law practice Douglas-Sands & Associates and Is married to George Sands and blessed with several delightful children, an innumerable amount of grandchildren and great grand children plus 6 adopted children.

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