Presbytery Vacancies

Current Opportunities

LOCUM OPPORTUNITY Posted on 16 Mar 2021


The Charge of Cambusnethan North Parish Church [Wishaw] has recently become vacant on the retiral of their Minister.

The Kirk Session are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Locum to serve the Church and Parish during the Vacancy. This Locumship would be Sundays plus either one/two days during the week. For more information please contact the Interim Moderator: Rev Bryce Calder on 01698 328665 or

Current Vacancies for Ministers (Charges with permission to Call) Feb 2021 Posted on 15 Feb 2021

Current Vacancies for Ministers (Charges with permission to Call) Feb 2021

Dates stated are those on which latest permission to call was granted. The Right to Call lapses after two years from the initial date of permission unless an extension is granted by the Presbytery.

Hamilton: South linked with Quarter

(3December 2019) [5-Year Reviewable Tenure]:

Interim Moderator – Rev. Ecilo Selemani


Motherwell: Crosshill linked with Motherwell: St Margaret’s (currently in vacancy).

Due to the imminent retiral of our Parish Assistant, we are seeking to engage a Locum. The anticipated duties will involve two weekdays plus one or two services
on a Sunday and will commence early in 2021. The specific duties will continue to be under review due to the current COVID restrictions. The Locum will work as part of a team ministry, as an OLM is currently deployed to the linked parishes by Hamilton Presbytery. In the first instance enquiries should be made to the Interim Moderator, Rev. Anne Paton, 01355 220732 or

Applications including a CV should be submitted by the closing date of 30 November 2020.

Other vacancies across Scotland are also available for both vocational and volunteering ministries. See the national church website for more details.

The Church of Scotland Presbytery of Hamilton is a charity registered in Scotland No: SC048680.