Andy Amour

Andy is married to Pam. They have two teenage sons, James and Jonathan. His day job is as a Police Officer. 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 Armstrong

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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 two young children Hannah and Nathan. David is Elder for Ministry.

Ian Cameron

IanIan 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.

Merrill McHoney

MerrillMerrill is married to Leigh and works as a Paediatric Surgical Consultant. Brought up in a non-Christian home he became a Christian through the witness of a Christian friend and colleague who read the Bible with him.   He oversees the development of our Church planting initiatives and is actively working towards a church plant in the Gracemount area with Andy Prime as part of the 20 schemes initiative

Adam McNinch


Adam is married to Judith and they have two small children.   He completed the Scottish Cornhill Training Course.  He oversees the discipleship amongst our children and youth.


David Patterson

David PDavid 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 the Collections Manager within the City Museums and Gallery Service of Edinburgh.  His role as an elder is to help us grow in our prayerful dependence on God.

Tim Prime

TimTim is married to Shelagh, with two grown up children, Emily and Andy, and three 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 Sprott

BarryBarry is married to Maureen and together have three daughters and three 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.

Graeme Watson

GraemeGraeme is married to Alison and together have three children, Duncan, Rebecca and Alasdair.  He became a Christian through a Crusaders bible class at the age of 14. Graeme moved to Edinburgh in 1995 and has attended Charlotte Chapel ever since getting baptised in 2000.  Graeme is a lawyer and has used his organisational skills and legal expertise to great effect as he chairs the elders and church business meetings.