Posts by Murdo Murchison

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Turning Point in History

by Murdo Murchison

The Smith Art Gallery and Museum where we meet is full of interesting objects. Some of these relate to the history of the Free Church of Scotland. They have a blog that showcases some of these items. A recent blog looks at the iron boot heel that Dr. Chalmers wore as he walked out of […]

CWI Budapest & Hungary talk 28th september

by Murdo Murchison

At our midweek meeting we will be having guest speaker Bogi Kozma, of Christian Witness to Israel. Bogi Kozma is working in Budapest to reach out to the Jewish community there with the gospel of Jesus. She will be telling us about the various outreach programs and initiatives she runs. Also the positives and challenges […]

Rev Iain MacAskill welcomed as minister

by Murdo Murchison

Around 350 people gathered in Stirling on Saturday to welcome Rev Iain MacAskill (below) as the first-ever minister of the fledgling church plant in the city. The afternoon included hearty praise, as well as various encouragements to the newly inducted minister from colleagues such as Mission Director Rev David Meredith and civic representatives including Murdo Fraser […]

Rev Iain Macaskill accepts appointment to Stirling

by Murdo Murchison

Strling Free Church is set to welcome their first minister after Rev Iain Macaskill accepted an appointment to lead the new congregation. Two years ago the Free Church returned to Stirling after an absence of well over half-a-century from the city, and a core group has been holding regular services there. Rev Iain Macaskill said: […]

Induction and Ordination of Elders

by Murdo Murchison

Yesterday, Sunday the 29th, was an exciting and important day for us as a Church. On it we inducted two new elders to the congregation and ordained one new elder to the congregation, forming a Kirk Session from mainly our own members.   Since our inception we led by a core group until last year […]

Rev David Robertson to speak in Stirling

by Murdo Murchison

One of Scotland’s leading Christian media commentators, Rev David Robertson, minister of Dundee St Peter’s Free Church, Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity, will take the evening service in Stirling Free Church at 6 pm on Sunday 10th January 2016. Please come along to the […]

Anniversary Congratulations

by Murdo Murchison

 We congratulate Joe and Jean Lafferty on their 60thwedding anniversary yesterday, 27th of May. Joe and Jean moved down from Fort William several months ago and have been invaluably involved in Stirling Free Church, their energy and commitment has been an example to us all. Jean has helped with the worship providing musical accompaniment for […]

First mid week bible study

by Murdo Murchison

Last night we had our first mid week bible study in the city centre. We held it at The Burgh coffee house on King Street, who kindly extended their opening hours to accommodate us. It was well attended with 17 coming along to study the Sermon on the Mount through a study book by John […]

Youth Conference Report 2015

by Murdo Murchison

This weekend past, was the weekend of the Free Church Youth Conference, Murdo Alasdair Murchison (Murdo Jnr) tells us below how it went:   “Back in November I booked my place at the annual Free Church Youth Conference, held at Lendrick Muir Scripture union conference centre, and a good job I did as it had […]

Life Stories with Euan Murray

by Murdo Murchison

Published: 01 December 2014 We are pleased to announce that out next guest speaker at Life Stories is the well known international rugby player Euan Murray. On the 7th of December (this Sunday) he will be giving his testimony and answering questions afterwards. He is well known for his rugby career and currently plays for […]