God has called His people in Clackmannan Parish Church, under His guidance, to be a congregation committed to sharing Jesus' Word and Love with the community.

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ROLL OF CLERGY IN CLACKMANNAN PARISH CHURCH


Pre-reformation clergy, please note, records do not show a complete time-line

Abbot Gilbert

1361


Maurice de Strathearn

1379


Fergus Brune

1381


Henry Wardlaw

1409


Abbot Alexander

1545





Scottish Reformation - 1562

John White

1562

first minister after the Reformation

Walter Millar

1567


Patrick Laing

1573


James Dalmahoy

1576

Who had a Reader named Thomas Myll

Alexander Wallace

1585


Richard Wright

1591

formerly Reader in the Chapel Royal for Charles I

Edward Wright

1626

Richard's son, introduced by Charles I; in 1641 he became Minister of Glasgow Cathedral and was involved in both the National Covenant and the Solemn League and Covenant 

Robert Wright

1642


James Forsyth

1673


Daniel Urquhart

1687 - 1688


John Wyllie

1700 - 1728

d. 1728

Henry Adam

1730 - 1738

d. 1738

John Haly

1741

for whom the present manse was built

Robert Buchanan

1772

died of fever 1777

Thomas Oswald

1778

formerly minister of Crown Court Church, Covent Garden, London, died in December 1787

Robert Moodie

1788

presented by the Laird, Sir Thomas Dundas, against the wishes of the people, who wanted the Assistant, Mr Moffatt.  This caused the formation of the Relief Church.

John Fleming

1832

left to become Professor of Natural Philosophy at King's College, Aberdeen

Peter Balfour

1835

father of John Balfour, in turn Solicitor General and Lord Advocate of Scotland, born in the present Manse

John Gilchrist

1862


Alexander Irvine-Robertson

1878


Robert Agnew

1921





Ministers of the "Kirk on the Hill" Clackmannan Parish Church, after the union of the three Clackmannan Churches in 1932.

T. Crouther Gordon

1933 -1966


George McCutcheon

1967 - 1984


Ralph Taylor

1985 - 1990

in whose ministry the Bruce Memorial Hall was built and opened

Douglas Aitken

1991 - 1998

formerly minister in Kenya, worked with the BBC as a religious broadcasting producer, was responsible for introducing the floodlighting of the Church

James Gordon Mathew

1999 - 2006

left to minister in Buckie: North, now retired

Scott Raby

2007

Current minister