Leadership Team

The Living Rooms is overseen by a group of Trustees who are passionate that the love of God, and the Good News about Jesus is lived out and spread abroad in Inverbervie and beyond. They all have many years of experience but are very young at heart!

Ken and Vee Dickson


Ken and Veronica (Vee) Dickson

Ken and Veronica (Vee) Dickson have lived in Inverbervie most of their married lives. They have four grown up children and three grandchildren. Ken is the Executive Trustee and Treasurer of Grace Ministries. His main responsibilities are for Pastoral Care and Bible Teaching at The Living Rooms. Vee is responsible for managing the running of the Coffee Shop and much more besides! She is a planner and organiser extraordinaire!

Carole Yorke

Carole Yorke

Carole Yorke brightens up our day with her cheery (or is it cheeky) smile and banter. She is a native of Yorkshire but we won’t hold that against her. Carole is responsible for organising the rota for the small army of volunteers who work in the Coffee Shop, and she also has a passion to lead Christians in praise and worship.

Maureen Simpson

Maureen works locally in the accounts department of an agricultural supply company. She enjoys swimming and cycling in her spare time.

John Merson

John Merson is on the staff of Deeside Christian Fellowship Church near Aberdeen. John is an evangelist at heart and amongst his many activities is prison visitation and running an outreach centre in Tillydrone.

William Harrison

William Harrison is a GP in Aberdeen and also responsible for the Bible Teaching programme at Hebron Evangelical Church in Aberdeen city centre. William is passionate about making God’s word known today and this has been a great blessing to many including students who are attending university in Aberdeen.

Patrick Balmer

Paddy works as a software developer for a global IT company. He enjoys running, cooking, watching sport and listening to music. He plays drums in the worship band and is a leader at the DNA youth group.

Alison Dickson

Ali works as a Pharmacy Technician in NHS Tayside. She enjoys exercising, reading books, listening to music and cooking. She is a leader at the DNA youth group and youth Church, and sings in the worship band.

David Ogilvie

David Ogilvie

David is our Youth Development and Outreach worker. He loves cooking, cycling, music and of course working with youth. He is a leader at DNA and Youth Church and is involved in mentoring at the primary schools and Mackie Academy.