The elders of Charlotte Chapel are responsible for providing spiritual oversight of the church
Andy is married to Pam and they have two sons, James and Jonathan. He recently retired from a career in the police and now works for the Christian organisation Edinburgh Street Pastors. He became a Christian through the work of Scripture Union and has a great concern to share the good news about Jesus. Andy has responsibility to oversee our Local Mission.
David works part-time as an electronic engineer and biblical counsellor. In 2013 he set up New Growth Christian Counselling, which partners with Scottish churches to provide biblical counselling. For over a decade he worked as an engineer before taking time out to be a Ministry Apprentice at Charlotte Baptist Chapel when he completed Cornhilll Scotland and CCEF’s distance education programme. He is married to Libby and they have three children. David is Elder for Ministry.
Ian Cameron grew up at Charlotte Chapel and studied at Manchester University which was a very significant time of growth in his Christian life. He is married to Becky and has two young boys. He works as an optometrist in the New Town. His role as an elder is to help us grow in our Worship of God.
Adam is married to Judith and they have two small children. He oversees the discipleship amongst our children and youth. Adam is also one of our Pastors-in-Training and studies at Edinburgh Theological Seminary.
David is married to Liz and they have two grown up sons, Callum and Gareth. Growing up in Northern Ireland, David came to Edinburgh to study Fine Art. Meeting Christians who had a great joy in their life, he committed his life to God after graduating from University. He works as Curatorial and Conservation Manager within the City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries Service. His role as an elder is to help us grow in our prayerful dependence on God.
Tim is married to Shelagh, with two grown up children, Emily and Andy, and four grandchildren. He was born in London but grew up in Edinburgh becoming a Christian as a teenager at Charlotte Chapel. He works as an Estate Manager for property advisers, CBRE. In his spare time he enjoys maintaining an old car and furniture restoration. As an elder he oversees our welcome with attenders and seeks to connect them with the Lord Jesus Christ and membership of Christ’s church.
Barry is married to Maureen and together have three daughters and five grandchildren. Born and brought up in Kirkcaldy he worked for 8 years in the printing industry before moving to Edinburgh to begin training as an RSSPCC Inspector, followed by Lothian Region’s Social Work Department. He became a Christian in 1974 largely through the witness and example of Maureen. Barry founded and led the TELit Trust for 25 years designing and producing thematic evangelistic literature prior to his retirement. His role is to oversee those members needing care who are not connected with our Growth Groups.
Angus moved to Edinburgh from Shetland with his wife Ruth three years ago after spells living in both Canada and Scotland. He will be responsible for chairing the Elders Business Meetings.
Matt has joined the Elders with responsibility for Church Planting having recently completed three years as Assistant Pastor at Charlotte Chapel. He and his wife Rachael and five children have now launched a church plant on the west side of the city of Edinburgh. Prior to joining Charlotte Chapel Matt worked for Amazon, studied for 3 years at theological college in Oxford and served on the leadership team of an FIEC church plant, Trinity Church, in the city
Hong Hai Seeto
Seeto has lived in the city for over thirty years since coming as a student from Singapore. He has two grown up children and two grandchildren. With a background in engineering and technology business, he now works with a mission organisation for unreached people groups. Seeto oversees our Global Missions work.