Ministry Staff


Rev. Dr. Alasdair Black | Senior Pastor

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07920 090 198

Alasdair Black is the Senior Pastor of Stirling Baptist Church. He came to Stirling in 1997. Prior to that he had worked abroad in the USA and Holland as well as in the south of England.

He studied at New College, Edinburgh and Regent’s Park College, Oxford.

He is married with two children.

Rev. David Gooding | Pastor (Adults)

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07889 631 119

David is Pastor overseeing our adult ministries and has been part of Stirling Baptist since 2011.

David studied at the International Christian College in Glasgow and the Scottish Baptist College. He has been working in full-time church ministry since 2007. He is married to Susie and they have three children, Amy, Ben and Lydia.

Rev. Rosey McFarlane | Pastor (Pastoral Care & Prayer)

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07894503174

Rosey has been involved in full-time ministry for many years, starting off in Inverclyde as a full-time youth worker, then with Youth for Christ as their Church Resources Co-ordinator. Rosey has been on the staff team at SBC since 2007.

Rosey is married to Kirk and they have two daughters Zara and Evie and two spaniels, Holly and Poppy.


Rev. Rab Donald | Pastor (Community)

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07889 631 114

Having been in SBC as a teenager Rab returned in 2012 as Community Pastor. Rab studied Divinity at Aberdeen University and most recently before joining the team worked with Glasgow City Mission where he helped set up and manage the Night Shelter for those experiencing homelessness.

Brian Gooding | Pastor (Callander)

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07885 465 399

Brian joined SBC in 2014 as Regional Pastor for Callander. Prior to joining SBC, Brian had a career in banking, worked in Gartmore House near Aberfoyle for three years and then, for thirteen years, was senior pastor of Seagate Church, Troon. He has an MA in Applied Theology having studied at Moorlands Theological College. He is married to Iris and they have five grown up children and twelve grandchildren.

Rev. Rob Fraser-Binns | Pastor (Under 25's)

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07889 631 113

Rob is our Pastor (Under 25’s), meaning his main focus is the heading up our children, youth, student and young adult ministries at SBC. He is passionate about reaching out to the younger generation of Stirling whether that be through our youth base Level One, encouraging students to discover God’s purpose for them during their time here or seeing young adults grow in community with each other. Ultimately though his dream is to see each person grow deeper in their relationship with God. Rob is married to Lisa, our Family Life Manager.

Originally from Yorkshire, Rob has been at SBC since 2012 and has recently completed his Theology Degree at the Scottish Baptist College.


Ruth Crockett | Children's Worker

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Lisa Fraser-Binns | Family Life Centre Manager

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07892 750 912

Mylene Herd | Community Worker

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07885 620 131


Fiona Welsh | CAP Centre Manager

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07395 281 788

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