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Ministry Team

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Gavin Drummond

Interim Moderator

Our Interim Moderator and elder from St. Margaret's Church in Forfar who are currently going through the process of creating a Union with four other churches from the surrounding area.


Gavin will guide us through the process of the appointment of our new ministers.

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Rev. Ian Gray

Ordained Local Minister (OLM) and Locum

In 2011, Readers were given the opportunity of Ordination and, after a further year of study through Aberdeen University, I was ordained on the 27th of August 2013.


At the time I was working as a Presbytery and Parish Worker at Edzell Parish Church. Now an Ordained Local Minister, I am serving as a Locum for Montrose Trinity Church.

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Shona Barakat

Youth and Families Worker

I was appointed as the Youth and Children's Worker for Montrose Church of Scotland in August 2021.

During term time I run several youth programs for those of school age as well as MyPlay Groups for children aged 0 – 3 and their carers.


Over the school holidays, I run a Lego Club in association with Angus Council as well as being deeply involved in the summer holiday clubs that the local churches run.

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Rev. Brian Oxburgh

Locum Minister

We are delighted to welcome Rev. Brian Uxburgh as our newly appointed locum who will support the other members of the mimistry Team until th eappointmnet of at least our first new minister

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