Executive Secretary

The Role of the Executive Secretary

The Executive Secretary is one of the three administrative officers of the church (the other two being the President and the Treasurer). The primary responsibilities of the Secretariat department are:

  • To help forward the work of the church in accordance with the plans and policies agreed upon by the Irish Mission Executive Committee.
  • To lead on all matters relating to HR, penions, policy, safeguarding, charity, legal, property.
  • To liaise with the other Fields (NEC, SEC, SM, WM) within our Union Conference (BUC) to help with the application of policy, gather statistical information, and other secretarial matters.
  • To coordinate with missionaries serving in other parts of the world or within the Irish Mission.


Service Request Form - click here

Garda Vetting & Safeguarding info for Republic of Ireland - click here

One Year in Mission & Service - click here - scholarships may be available from Newbold College / TED.

Polices and Reports

Please visit the Executive Secretary Page on the National section of this website for church policies and reports.

Keeping the Church Family Safe

Two officers in the Irish Mission work closely with the department to ensure that safeguarding checks are completed and that local churches adhere to regulations to ensure the safety of children and vulnerable people.

  • Contact Adam Keough for safeguarding checks in the Repbulic of Ireland.
  • Contact Patrinne Irvine for ACCESS NI checks in Northern Ireland.

Church Clerk Resources

Sample - fictional church board minutes - MS Word | PDF

6 Feb 2024 - Presentation on Minute Taking by Pastor Jacques Venter - PDF 

Jobs Available

The Irish Mission is a dynamic and growing community of faith which seeks to make Jesus known. If you'd like to apply for a job in the Irish Mission, please see if there's any specific jobs currently listed (click here). If there aren't any jobs currently available, but you'd like to send us your details, please use this form.

Pr Adam Keough

Pr Adam Keough

Executive Secretary

Department: Irish Mission