Mez McConnell

Mez McConnell, is the Senior Pastor of Niddrie Community Church, Edinburgh, Scotland. He is the founder of 20schemes and has been involved in full time pastoral ministry, both church planting and revitalisation since 1999. He has worked in inner city areas in England, Scotland and Brazil and has a passion for training men and women […]

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Andy Constable

Andy is the Assistant Pastor here at Niddrie Community Church, where he also leads the Ministry Team. He is married to Debbie, loves sport, reading and going to the cinema. He graduated from Edinburgh University with a MA in Divinity and started working for the church in January 2010 after working for a year in […]

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Mike Stark

Mike has worked at NCC since 2007. In 2014 Mike moved from leading the youth and children’s work to being Pastoral Assistant. Our first indigenous trainee, Tasha Davidson became the Lead Children’s and Youth Worker in September 2014. Mike continues to be involved in the youth and children’s work, and supports Tasha, while also focusing […]

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Miriam McConnell

Miriam is married to Mez. They have 2 girls, Keziah and Lydia. Prior to joining the staff team at NCC, Miriam and Mez spent 4 years with UFM Worldwide working with street children in Brazil. Miriam’s main focus was prevention and was heavily involved in establishing a Christian pre-school project and various children’s Bible clubs.

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Derek Laidlaw

Derek has lived in Niddrie for most of his adult life. He has been a member at the church for many years and is one of the church’s elders. He joined the staff team in 2013 in a self-funded role, and his primary responsibility is the Back To Work Project. Derek is married to Ann.

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Sharon Dickens

She has over 20 years experience working in the community primarily with families and people who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness. Sharon has two grown up children who are both in full-time education. Sharon worked with Niddrie Community Church as a Community Development Worker primarily responsible for the co-ordination of women’s ministry. […]

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Tasha Davidson

Tasha grew up in Niddrie and became a Christian through the witness of the church in 2012. She is well known in the community and is a gifted youth and children’s worker. In September 2014, Tasha took over from Mike as the Lead Children’s and Youth Worker. Now she leads all the church’s clubs and […]

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