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About Us


Located in Lochgilphead in the beautiful west of Scotland, we are a congregation of the Free Church of Scotland in the Presbytery of Glasgow and Argyll.

We believe in one God in three persons; Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We trust in the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour and LORD and believe the Bible to be the true and living Word of God.

As our church building needs restored we currently meet in the church hall. The entrance is around the corner on Manse Brae. We warmly invite you to worship God with us and to discover more about following Jesus.

You can read more about the history of the congregation and its ministers in Our Story

For more information please contact Rev Dr Rodger Crooks on 07746698528 or at

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Church Hall on Manse Brae

Who's Who


Rodger Crooks

Interim Moderator and Resident Supply

(Essentially working as the minister of the congregation)

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Robina Millar

Church Treasurer

(and go to person when something needs done!)

Rodger has been with us since the beginning of May 2021. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern and Ancient History, a Bachelor of Divinity degree, both from Queen's University Belfast, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Rodger was ordained in 1981 by the Ballymena Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and served as Assistant Minister of High Kirk Presbyterian Church before accepting a call to First Dromore Presbyterian Church in Co. Down in September 1984.  In February 1997 he accepted a call to be minister of Belvoir Presbyterian Church in Belfast and served there until the end of September 2017 when he joined the Free Church of Scotland and became minister of the Campbeltown Free Church congregation. Rodger retired from Campbeltown at the end of  April 2021 and moved to live in Lochgilphead, agreeing to serve the Free Church congregations of Lochgilphead and Tarbert as Interim Moderator and Resident Supply. Rodger is married to Joan and they have three adult children and three young grandsons.

The Presbytery's Assessor Elders for the Lochgilphead congregation are Rev Ian Watson, Mr Iain Sanderson and Rev Benjamin Wilks.

Church Building on Lochnell Street

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