Rory Stott
Rory is our teaching elder. He was born and grew up in South Africa and after getting married to his Scottish wife Kirsteen in 2004 he felt a call into full time ministry. He was the minister of Ayr and Kilwinning Free church for seven and a half years before accepting the call to Fortrose Free Church where he began his ministry in April 2020. Kirsteen and Rory have a daughter and a dog.

Donnie Cumming
Donnie is our most experienced elder. He is retired from farming and working for Blythswood Care and lives in Raddery on the Black Isle. In his spare time he enjoys turning wood.

Niall Lipp
Niall spent his childhood and formative years in Alness where he came to faith as a teenager. He then lived in Aberdeen for a number of years before moving back to Ross shire in 2014 at which time he joined Fortrose Free Church. He is married to Emma and they have three children. He works as a Mechanical Design Engineer.


Willie Mackintosh
Willie lives near Raddery on the Black Isle and works for Blythswood Care.

Roddy Urquhart
Roddy was brought up in Southern England and has spent his adult life in England, Germany and Scotland. He is the father of three adult children. He loves the big skies and natural environment of the Black Isle.

Iain MacLeod
Iain was born and brought up near Cromarty on the Black Isle. He is a farmer and enjoys spending his days in his tractor when he is not inspecting potatoes. He is the go-to guy for church AV.
He is married to Siobhan and they run their family farm along with their four children, and have just started their own flock of sheep!


Siobhan MacLeod
Siobhan is married to Iain they have four children, three cats and a dog! She grew up on the Black Isle and when she is not organising the Church Administration she works for Highland Hospice. Otherwise, she can usually be found working on the farm and particularly enjoys driving a tractor!