We extend a warm welcome to everyone worshipping with us.  We trust that God will richly bless our time together.


Services for Sunday 21st January


Services for Sunday 28th January


Morning Prayer Meeting



Morning Prayer Meeting


Mr Iain R Morrison (Hall)



Rev David F Macdonald (Hall)


Rev Calum I Macleod (Tong)



Rev Calum I Macleod (Church – Gaelic)


Mr Angus Macdonald (Church – Gaelic)



Sunday Schools


Sunday Schools



Rev Calum I Macleod (Church)


Rev David F Macdonald (Church)



Mr Neil Murray (Tong – Gaelic)


Big Youth Fellowship



Focus YF (Manse)


Midweek Services

Tue (7pm)

Prayer Meeting (Gress - Gaelic)

Wed (7.30pm)

Prayer Meeting (Hall – English), Rev David F Macdonald – Minor Prophets Series - Joel

Thu (7pm)

Prayer Meeting (Hall – Gaelic), Rev Kenneth M Ferguson

Sat (7pm)

Open Prayer Time (Crèche / GP Room)


Crèche Rota

Sunday 21st January: Mina Maclean, Maggie Macdonald, Carol Macdonald

Sunday 28th January: Carmen Morrison, Marina Macleod, Esther MacLachlan, Mairi Maclean


Little Lambs Rota

January 24thNan, Flora and Catriona

January 31stIshbel Mackenzie, Sine and Ishbel Maciver


Big Youth Fellowship

There is a Big YF meeting tonight at 8.30 pm in the Rev M.A Macleod Memorial Hall.  All young people are encouraged to come along.  Transport will be provided and will leave the church car park at 8 pm.  All young people will be dropped off at their respective homes on their return.


Christianity Explored

Christianity Explored, week 2, will take place in the Hall on Monday evening from 8 to 9.15. Don’t worry if you missed week 1, all are very welcome.


Bible Buddies

Bible Buddies meets this week:

Monday 22nd January, 6.30-7.30pm for all children aged P1 to P3. 

Tuesday 23rd January, 6.30-8pm for all children aged P4 to P7.


Walking Group

The Walking Group meets again on Tuesday 23rd January. The group meet in the church car park at 6.30pm and go for a 5k walk.  If you wish further information contact Dina (07557091593) or Isabelle (07786845916). Everyone is welcome.


Little Lambs

Little Lambs will meet this week. Wednesday 24th January, 1pm - 2.45pm.  

All babies, toddlers, parents and grandparents welcome.


Crèche Rota

Two additional volunteers are needed for the crèche. If you would like to add your name to the rota please speak to Catherine France (07792 022 132).


Property Fund (Hall) Collection

The monthly collection for the Property Fund (Hall) will be taken next Lord’s Day, 28th January.


Capital Project Fund.

A total of £2,865 was raised via the Capital Projects Fund over recent weeks. All contributors to this fund are sincerely thanked for their ongoing support.



The next Cearcall is scheduled to be on Monday 29th January at 2:00pm. We are looking forward to hearing from Alex Chalmers and getting an update on his work with Abraham's Oasis. Please come along to what will be a very interesting meeting. 


Gideons International – Western Isles Branch

There will be an after church fellowship in the church hall on Sunday 28th January at which representatives of Gideons International (Western Isles Branch) will speak. This is an excellent opportunity to hear of the work of Gideons across the local community. Tea and cake will be served. Everyone is welcome.


Mission Evening

There will be a congregational fellowship in the church hall on Wednesday 31st January at 7.30 pm to say farewell to mission workers.  Following a time of prayer we will be commissioning and saying farewell to Eilidh Macleod before she leaves for South Africa on Thursday 8th February to begin her Mission Discipleship Training Programme with OM.   We will also be marking Angus and Sheila Macdonald’s imminent move from Back to Inverness. Angus and Sheila spent many years engaged in Free Church Home Mission before making Back their ‘mission field’ over the past eleven years. Angus will have one final engagement as he conducts the prayer meeting on the evening of Thursday 1st February. They will be greatly missed. Tea will be served. Everyone is welcome.


Moldova Support Group Fundraiser - Italian Evening.

Join us for an informal evening in Back Free Church hall on Friday 2nd February at 6.30pm to enjoy a meal and relaxed table fellowship. Seats or a table of 8 can be booked by phoning Isabelle 07786845916 or by adding your name to the sheet at the back of the hall. Donations towards Children’s Camps and ongoing ministry in Nisporeni, Moldova can be made on the night.  We will be serving a variety of Italian dishes, including gluten free and vegetarian options, as well as pudding, juice and water.  This is a great opportunity to have a night out with friends and family while also supporting our friends in Moldova.


 “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”  (Romans 8: 1)

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Minister: Rev Calum I Macleod / Assistant Minister: Rev David F Macdonald

Session Clerk: Mr Iain A Mackinnon / Church Officer: Mr Donald Stewart

Bulletin Administrator: Anne Murray (anne_m_murray@hotmail.com)