Pictured below are our core staff team.

Please read on for more information, and if you wish to contact anyone please click here.


Joe Barnard
Lead Pastor

Joe is the lead pastor at Holyrood. He is originally from New Orleans in the United States, but has ministered in Scotland for more than 10 years. He is married to Anna and has four children. He is the author of three books, most recently, Hymn Workouts: 100 Exercises to Set Your Heart Ablaze (Christian Focus Publications


Andy Scott

Andy serves as Session Clerk as well as deputy safeguarding co-ordinator.  He is married to Liz and has 4 daughters.  He enjoys swimming, cycling and running and is looking for a sport that will encompass all three…


Liz Scott

Liz works part time as our administrator and helps run the Baby and Toddler Group. She is married to Andy and they have four daughters. Liz enjoys swimming in the sea and drinking coffee (but not at the same time).


Aileen Malaczynska

Aileen serves as Safeguarding Co-ordinator and helps lead the children’s work.  She is married to Mark and has twin boys. Having a background in education, she enjoys the 3 Rs: reading, running and recipes.