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Kids Raise Hundreds For New Dumisani Kitchen

On June 2, 2019, sisters Joanna (13) and Catherine (11) Lipp set out from their home near Inverness with their grandparents, Finlay and Christine Mackenzie. The four were planning to attend evening worship at the Free Church in Staffin, Isle of Skye followed by a missionary report on Dumisani Theological Institute and Bible School in…

Tribute to the late Rev. Robert M. Sinclair

Robert (Bob) Malcolm Sinclair was born in Gaya, India on 25th April 1941. When Bob was 11, the family moved to England and he completed his secondary education in Exeter. In 1957, Bob joined the RAF as an apprentice radio technician and in 1961 he was posted to the RAF station at Aird, Uig, Isle…

Youth Camps Well Underway!

Summer is here, which can only mean one thing, Free Church Youth Camps! Now well underway, young people from around the country are taking part in a variety of activities, games and sports as well as taking time out to discuss faith and the big issues of life.  This weekend several groups hit the road…

New Editor-Designate For The Record Magazine

We are pleased to let you know that Mr John MacDonald (Dunblane Free Church) has been appointed Editor-Designate of The Record, the denominational magazine. John replaces Rev David Robertson from the September 2019 edition. John, 31, is a member at Dunblane Free Church and was previously a Deacon in St Columba’s Free Church, Edinburgh. John…

Ladies Day

The Skye and Wester Ross Women For Mission Committee (WfM) will host this year’s Ladies Day on the 21st September in the Aros Centre, Portree. Women from across the Presbytery and beyond, as well as some from different denominations, will meet together to enjoy a day of worship, learning and fellowship. The event itself first…

Vacancy – Mission Coordinator

Vacancy Mission Coordinator (Maternity Cover) We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join a team of committed staff in the Free Church of Scotland offices in central Edinburgh on a 12 month fixed term contract. The Mission Coordinator will perform a key role primarily promoting and supporting the mission work of the…

Thoughts on the General Assembly – Moderator

As I travelled to Edinburgh from Skye for the General Assembly week my single goal was survival and anything beyond that would be a bonus. I confess I was extremely nervous, but I was very conscious of so much support and prayers from my own family and congregation, and beyond. Thank you. As it turned…