The Kirk SessionsThe Church of Scotland has a Presbyterian structure where lay elders and ordained ministers share responsibility for governing the church at all levels. WestLochfyneside has a Unitary Constitution which means that, the Kirk Session, comprised of Elders (ruling Elders) and the Minister (teaching Elder), deals with all mattersElders – both men and women – are ordained for life. Each can have a particular area of responsibility – such as Christian Education, Mission, Communications, Staff, Fabric and Finance. All are involved in the Pastoral Care of the congregation. The Session oversees all church organisations. The Minister has a particular responsibility for Christian education of the young and not so young.If you have any queries or issues you want to talk about, please do not hesitate to contact the the Session Clerk.