Leadership

The leadership team at Culloden-Balloch Baptist would like to extend to you a warm welcome.

Kenny

Pastor

Pastor Kenny Ross

My name is Kenny and I’ve been the pastor at CBC since September 2013. My wife Gillian and I have been following the leading of Christ in full time ministry now for just over 10 years and have felt privileged to do so. As He has led us, we have also led our family of Samuel, Jordan, Bethany and Michael. Our aim has been, and is, simply to help others to both discover and follow Christ, and so to live for His glory.

Elder

Ken Oates

Ken is originally from Edinburgh. After studying in Aberdeen he moved to Inverness in 1986. Ken is married to Gillian and they have 2 daughters Judith and Bethany who are in their early twenties.  Ken is a doctor and currently a Consultant in Public Health Medicine for NHS Highland in Inverness.  Ken is also the church secretary and a home group leader.

Elder

Stewart Nicol

Born in St Andrews and grew up in Falkirk and moved to Inverness in 1994. Married to Isobel with two sons Fraser who is a GP and Ross who is married to Lisa and lives in Edinburgh.  Stewart is Chief Executive of Inverness Chamber of Commerce and is also the church treasurer.

Elder

Donald Mackintosh

Most people know me as Tosh and I was born in Inverness. I am married to Irene and we have 2 children, Katie and Aileen, both in their twenties. We lived in Caithness for 10 years and in Sydney, Australia for 2 years where I completed a Diploma in Theology at the Baptist College of New South Wales. For most of my working life I have been a Learning Disabilty Nurse, the last 8 years as an epilepsy specialist nurse with NHS Highland. I have recently retired from this and have picked up my theology studies on the degree programme at Highland Theological College.

Deaconess

Ruth McGowan

Originally from Newton Abbot in South Devon, Ruth has lived in Inverness since 2001 and been in membership of Culloden Baptist since then.  She became a Christian at a young age and has been involved in ministry alongside her husband, who was a pastor for many years with Assemblies of God Churches, in various parts of the UK and South Africa. She has two sons and two daughters and eleven grandchildren.  Ruth works part-time for Culloden Baptist Church as Administrative Assistant.

Deaconess

Trish Rigby

Trish moved with her husband Mike and family from the North East of Scotland over 15 years ago and has lived and worked in the highlands ever since. She has a Degree in Theology and a Diploma in Person Centered Counselling. Trish works at The Highland Theological College in Dingwall as Student Support Officer and with Cross Reach Counselling Services in Inverness. She is involved in Prayer Ministry and Pastoral Care in CBC.

Deacon

Brian Boag

Brian Boag has attended the church since 2000 and with his wife, Eva, leads the Sunday School and Bible Class work with a strong team of teachers.   He is the Subject Network Leader for the Humanities and Gaelic at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Deacon

Peter Macdonald

Peter is married to Amy, and has 3 children, Matthew, Micah and Faith.  Although from the Black Isle originally, Peter has been down in Glasgow for 13 years, and only returned to his native Highlands in 2012, since then he has been attending Culloden Baptist, and joined the deaconate in early 2015. Currently, Peter is a YF leader at Culloden Baptist, and is also involved in running the Elevate inter-church youth event.

Deacon

Iain MacPherson

 Iain is a building technology lecturer and is married to Marion. They came to Inverness  in 2003 from the Isle of Skye.  Iain became a Christian when he was young and now helps in several areas of church life in Inverness.  Iain and Marion have three children, a son and daughter in law and four grandchildren.

Deacon

Stuart Prentice

 Stuart is married to Hannah, and is the father of Hamish. He has been a member of Culloden Baptist Church since 2013 and started serving on the Deaconate in 2015.  Although originally from Inverness, Stuart studied in Glasgow as well as spending time living in Zambia and Dumfries and Galloway before returning to the fresh air of the Highlands.  Stuart is involved in the men’s ministry within the church, is a leader in the YF and part of the prayer team.

Deacon

Shona Snitch

Shona and husband Craig have been attending CBBC since 2005 when they returned to Scotland with their 4 children after 11.5 years in Australia.  Shona teaches in Sunday School and is involved in organising the Ladies Ministries

Deacon

Donnie MacKinnon

Donnie has attended the church since 2005, is married to Mhari and they have two children, Ellie and Joe.  Donnie is involved in the Sunday School and Holiday Club ministries and enjoys playing a variety of sports, some better than others.