At a service held in Crosshill Parish Church, Motherwell on 31st August 2015, Ian Douglas was admitted to the Office of Reader. The service was led by the Moderator of Presbytery, the Rev. Fiona Nicolson, assisted by the Rev. Gavin Black and the Rev. Alan Gibson. Ian Douglas is an Elder at Avendale Old and Drumclog, Strathaven, and works as a pastoral assistant at the linked congregations of Crosshill and St Margaret’s in Motherwell.