After an extended period of vacancy, Ferintosh and Resolis Free Church of Scotland will welcome Rev. Calum Iain Macleod as their new minister after he accepted the call to serve the congregation.
Having spent the past fifteen years on the Isle of Lewis serving Barvas and Back Free Church, Mr Macleod said he is looking forward to his new charge in Ferintosh and grateful for the people in Back, "Dina and I are very much looking forward to moving across The Minch to Ferintosh in early January 2019 and beginning ministry in Urquhart and Resolis. "
"We are sorry to be leaving Back after eight years of pastoral ministry in Broadbay. We will be forever grateful for the warmth, kindness and generosity of Back’s fellowship."
Rev. Ewen Matheson (Cross-Ness Free Church) has been appointed as the Interim Moderator for Back.
Mr Macleod, originally from the Isle of Scalpay in Harris had a Project Management career in Cultural Tourism before applying for the ministry eventually attending Edinburgh Theological Seminary (ETS) in
After graduating from ETS in 2003, Mr Macleod began his ministry in Barvas before moving to Back in 2010.
Mr Macleod and his wife Dina have three grown daughters who currently study and work away from home.
Details of the induction are still to be finalised and will be released soon.
Please pray for Mr Macleod as he prepares to take up his new position.