David and Eleanor Seel
In October 2021, after a period of working alongside Allan, David Seel was recognised as Lead Pastor of the church as it transitioned into a new season of leadership. David is passionate about sharing his faith with others so that they can encounter the life changing power of the Gospel and enter into a life saving relationship with God through Jesus.
As well as studying Youthwork and Theology in Glasgow he has experience of leading street ministries and preaching the Gospel in many different settings. His heart is to see a generation of young people rise up in faith and become a positive influence in the communities they find themselves in, whilst learning from others.
David's preaching style is conversational, seeking to encourage and challenge people to find their purpose in Christ and bring about life change. David currently works as a Principal Teacher of Pastoral Care in High School. He has been married to Eleanor, a college lecturer, since 2003 and they have 4 children - all girls!
Allan and Anne Weir
Having been involved in leading several churches in Edinburgh, in 2008 Allan and Anne moved to Livingston and in the following year they came to HCC to be part of the leadership team. In 2019, Allan took on the role of Lead Pastor of the church and since the Summer 2020, he has worked alongside David in preparation for a change of leadership roles in October 2021.
Anne plays a supporting role, is involved with Alpha courses and is part of the prayer ministry team. She also has responsibility for some of the church administration.
Their desire is to see the Church continue to grow and experience and express the Kingdom of God in increasing measure.
Allan and Anne have one son and two grandchildren. Allan’s interests are cooking, motorcycling and watching motorcycle road racing. Anne is now retired and she enjoys having time to enjoy sewing, gardening and travel.
William and Barbara Curle
William and Barbara reside in Harthill and have been members of the church for many years. They have two daughters; Deborah, who is the church treasurer, and Melissa. Although now retired, William enjoyed success in business and he managed his own engineering company for 24 years. With strong business acumen, he plays a vital role in the church in the practical and factorial aspects.
William has a gentle spirit which has won him the affection of the congregation. He has a pastoral heart which is evidenced by his care for the people. He gave his heart to the Lord as a child and as a team player has served on the Leadership for at least 15 years. He is the senior member of the leadership team serving alongside our Pastors. He is able to bring a historic dimension because of his long standing association with the church. Barbara is also retired, although she enjoys serving and supporting the Children’s Ministry at the church.