Chris McBurney - UCCF:The Christian Unions
"Making Disciples of Jesus Christ in the student world"
Christopher has been a lifetime member of KPC. Having completed his studies at Canterbury University in 2014, Chris took on the unpaid role of Relay Worker, based in Canterbury. Relay is UCCF's National Discipleship and Training Programme for Graduates. The role provided Chris with the opportunity to work alongside and support the students in the Christian Union while learning more and deepening his own faith in Jesus.
From September 2016, Chris has committed to a 3 year appointment as a CU Staff Worker. Ministering to students face to face, Chris will have unique opportunities for advancing the Gospel, working alongside CU's to make them as effective as they can be in their mission to the university. He values the prayers and financial support of friends in KPC.
Paddy Smyth - PCI Youth Worker Intern
"Disciples Learning to Lead"
Paddy has been attending Killinchy Presbyterian since 2011 and became a member in 2013. He finished his A-Levels at Lagan College in June 2016.
During May of 2016, he felt called to spend a year as a PCI Intern. It is an opportunity to spend a year growing in personal discipleship and developing leadership ability. His week is split up between working at Killinchy Presbyterian and in Friendship House.