BACI exists to serve as a ‘bridge’ between clerical and lay, academic and faith-based approaches to the Bible within the Church of Ireland and in conversation with ecumenical partners.

The honorary patrons of BACI are their Graces, the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Reverend Richard Clarke and the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Reverend Michael Jackson.

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Current board members are as follows:

  • Chair:  Rev. Dr. William Olhausen
  • Vice-Chair & Publicity:  Rev. Canon Dr. Ginnie Kennerley
  • Honorable Secretary:  Annette MacFarlane
  • Honourable Treasurer:  Barbara Bergin
  • Rev. Canon Paul Houston
  • Dr. David Hutchinson-Edgar
  • Rev. David Compton

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Some printable material is included below.


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Website administration:  Rev. David Compton