Missions: Ireland

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Gary & Kathryn Bolton

Active Missionaries in Ireland

Gary & Kathryn were born and raised in Northern Ireland and have been married since the year 2000. They have been blessed with 7 beautiful children - 4 daughters and 3 sons.

The Boltons have been in ministry for over twenty years. Ten of those years were spent planting and establishing The Journey Church in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. The Journey continues to impact lives for Jesus, in Lisburn, Ireland, and the Nations.

In November 2022, The Boltons completed their work at The Journey and launched into a new Ireland-wide church planting ministry. Their passion is to see healthy churches planted across Ireland, especially in the Republic of Ireland where the needs are greatest. The Boltons are fulfilling their calling in partnership with pastors and leaders across Ireland.

On March 17th each year, Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated around the world. But the legacy of the man who brought the Gospel of Jesus Christ to Ireland is largely forgotten, even by the Irish people.

New churches are greatly needed across the Emerald Isle. Gary & Kathryn's main focus is on breaking new ground to see Ireland return to its ancient paths of declaring Jesus Christ as Lord.

Regional Updates & Prayer Requests

February Update: As Gary travelled to various cities across Ireland, the Lord gave clear guidance regarding a specific town in County Cork. We give thanks to God for opening a wonderful door to plan a church in County Cork, Republic of Ireland! In this location there was a powerful sense of God's presence with us saying, "this is the way, walk in it". Your prayers helped bring about this opportunity!

Prayer points:
The Republic of Ireland is a largely unchurched area.
  • Pray for God's help as we seek to gather a church planting core team for this area.
  • Pray for our travels to the U.S. in November, 2023.

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