Mission Partners

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit …”

Matthew 28:19

At First Portadown, we believe that sharing the Gospel is a privilege we are invited to enjoy when we come to know of the life found in Jesus.
Here is what our denomination believes about Evangelism – both locally and globally.
Below you can find some details about members of our First Portadown family who serve Jesus in our town and across the world.

Avisai and Judith Suarez

Avisai, Judith and their son Eliab work with WEC Ireland, partnering with local ministries both locally and in Belfast. They work mostly with refugees and foreign nationals now living in Northern Ireland. If you see them about church, make sure to say ‘Hola!’  Click Here to see their latest prayer letter.

Luke and Karis Carson

Luke and Karis work with London City Mission to share of the Hope found in the Gospel with prison inmates and people in addiction rehabilitation centres throughout London. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Social Media for updates on how to pray for the couple. Click here to see their latest prayer letter.

John and Sarah Kennedy

John and Sarah, and their kids Vivienne, Tessa, Owen and Audrey live in Cambodia. John is a Maths teacher in the Hope International High School and Sarah teaches in Hope International Primary School. They work with missionaries in their local area, hosting Bible Studies with the parents of children at the school.

Jonathan and Nicola McCracken

Jonathan and Nicola McCracken live in Claremorris, Co Mayo. They work with European Christian Mission (ECM) in supporting Church Plants through providing administrative support and pastoral care for church leaders.

Click here for ECM Life – Spring 2024.

Claremorris Building Project –

Project Update April 2024

“Building for the Future”


Meet Calvary Church Claremorris

Building Project

Click here for photos of Easter 2022 with Calvary Church Claremorris – Rea and Barbara and Garfield and Sharon joined them.

Robert and Kyla Cuthbert

Robert and Kyla Cuthbert (and their children Jacob, Manuela, Daniel and Micah) live in Dakar overseeing the work of Ambassadors Football in Senegal. They are a family that is passionate about sharing Jesus with those who have never heard of Him – and supporting Tottenham Hotspur! Click here to see their latest prayer letter. Click here to see the Cuthbert family story so far.

Manus Wong

Click here to see latest prayer letter from Manus.

Summer Assignment Workers

Click here for form. Session would like to support workers on assignment with a missionary or caring organisation and those who seek approval will be under the direct care of the Session, who will be responsible for their pastoral care during assignment and for their eligibility for grant. All information will be treated in confidence.

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