Edward Irish

Vilano Beach Christian Church, Florida
Lead Church Planter
Vilano Beach Florida
Vilano Beach Christian Church
July 12
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About My Family

I am a born-again believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. I am committed to serving Him as the lead planter and pastor of Vilano Beach Christian Church.

I am a graduate of the University of Vermont and recently received a Master of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership from Andersonville Theological Seminary. Since retiring from a job with the federal government, I have served the Lord by leading weekly Bible studies and Sunday worship services at local senior living facilities as part of the Bible Study Ministry in Jacksonville, Fla.

My wife, Karen, and I have been married for 50 years. We have four adult children and seven grandchildren.

About My Church Plant

As Christians, we are a fellowship of believers in Jesus Christ. Acts 2:42 tells us, "They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer."

NAMB Church Planting

Millions in North America are in desperate need of hope. Ultimately, the only hope that’s going to last - in this life and the next - is the hope of the gospel. North American missionaries build relationships and share this hope in their communities and beyond.


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