Val became a Christian in 1986 whilst at Carolan Grammar school. She is married to Gary and has three children, Hannah, Joshua and Megan and a grandson George.. She was born and raised in a Christian home in Northern Ireland.

Val became church administrator at BBC in 2011 after working for C&C soft drinks for 19 years.



David was born in Lurgan, raised in Richhill and has been happily married to Alison since 1982. They are blessed with two wonderful daughters (who are both married to great men) and four beautiful granddaughters (two in Louisville and two in Gloucestershire).

Since graduating from the Irish Baptist College in 1987 they have served God in Banbridge, Cheddar and Paulsgrove, Portsmouth (Baptist Churches). In 2001, David became the Company Secretary of Grace Baptist Charities in London serving over 50 churches in the South East. In 2008 David moved to be Managing Director of The Damaris Trust, Southampton and most recently has been the Chief Executive of The Lodge Trust (Rutland), a Christian charity supporting people with learning disabilities.

They are delighted to return to live in Northern Ireland and look forward to serving God in Ballynahinch. David prays for the good of the town and everyone who lives and works here because he knows true spiritual contentment comes through knowing Jesus as Saviour and Lord.

At the end of the day, that's the most important relationship and we've good news to share with all who will listen.



Daniel was born in 1998 and has been living in the Saintfield area since then. He studied at Saintfield High school before moving to Down High for 6th year. He has a passion for all kinds of sport whether actively playing it himself or actively watching from the sofa.

Along with serving here in Ballynahinch he is balancing his studies at Belfast Bible College.

Daniel has a heart to see young people come to know Jesus personally and learn to involve God in every aspect of their lives. He has spent 2 years serving in youth programs with Exodus Lisburn and Newtownbreda Baptist church.