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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 […]

Opening of The Well

by Cat Mahato

Tonight (Wednesday 8th Feb ’17) was the opening of our new centre, The Well.   We had been looking for a base where we could run our ministries for a while and recently came upon a shop front that was available to rent. It was a former betting shop and is ideally located next to […]

Year of the Rooster

by Cat Mahato

On Thursday the 26th of January we celebrated Chinese New Year. Our congregation is seeing an increase in the number of Chinese students coming to our services and events. Each week they bring new friends, growing their number, as they seek to share the gospel with their course mates. It is both exciting and encouraging […]

Christmas Carol Service 2016

by Cat Mahato

We plan to host a carol service on Christmas Eve, 5pm at the Smith Art Gallery and Museum. It will be a family friendly service ( as all our services are!!) so bring a neighbour or friend and join us for some carolling and a mince pie or two.

First Baptism for SFC

by Cat Mahato

Last Sunday (23rd October 2016) we had our first baptism as a church.  Caroline Kam Shek, has been part of our congregation for the past two years. She is originally from Hong Kong and first came along to church through her friend Candice . Caroline was new to christianity and to church, but continued to […]

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 […]

Freshers 2016

by Cat Mahato

On Monday the 12th September at 8am a team of us turned up to Stirling freshers week where Stirling Free Church had a stall. With a stall next to Nandos and round the corner from Dominos, who were giving out free pizzas, we weren’t sure how popular a church stall would be! However we were […]

News from Japan

by Cat Mahato

  On Sunday the 4th of September we were privileged to have Mhairi and Osamu Nakahashi speak to us about their work in Japan. We heard about the tsunami and the destruction and chaos it caused 5 years ago, but how through that disaster, churches are working together and how people have come to know Jesus. We […]

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: […]