Rev Calum I Macleod - Minister

Calum Iain began his pastoral ministry in Barvas in 2003. He accepted a call to minister at Back in 2010. Calum Iain is originally from Scalpay and is married to Dina. They have three daughters.

Rev Calum Iain Macleod head and shoulders, standing in the cubainn bheag

Rev Alasdair I Macleod - Associate Preacher

Alasdair I. retired from St Andrews Free Church at the end of 2012. He and Cathie moved to Back for family reasons and Alasdair began regular preaching here in January 2013. He was formally appointed Associate Preacher in November 2013 and hopes to continue in that part-time role until June 2016.

Iain R Morrison – Divinity Student

Iain R Morrison is a first-year divinity student studying for the Free Church ministry at Edinburgh Theological Seminary. He is a Deacon at Back. Iain is married to Carmen, who is responsible for CD Ministries at Back.

Iain R'S Leaving 2014
Iain R Morrison’s farewell evening prior to commencing his studies at ETS in September 2013. L-R Calum I & Dina, Iain R & Carmen and Alasdair I & Cathie.

Historical Information

Brief biographies of former ministers, along with historical information about the Free Church in Lewis, can be read on the history page.


Free Church College
Free Church Homepage
Cross Free Church
Harris Free Church
Knock Free Church
Scalpay Free Church
Point Free Church
Shawbost Free Church
North Uist Free Church
South Uist and Benbecula Free Church
The Gambia Partnership
African Bible University Uganda

Minister: Rev C. I. Macleod

Address: Back Free Church of Scotland, Vatisker, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0LN