Ian Lynch

Hello!! My name is Ian. I’m a FOCUS missionary.

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” – John 3:30

Where I serve

I am excited to continue my journey as a Catholic Gator, serving at the University of Florida until I graduate and receive my new placement in December.

My Story

Arriving at the University of Florida as a transfer during my junior year, I had already heard about and experienced the Catholic Gator community that was on fire for the Lord. Growing up, I was active in youth ministry and practically lived at the church. However, when I transferred, I took a back seat while I found my place in the community. It wasn’t until SEEK 23 that the Lord put  on my heart and made it abundantly clear that I could no longer stand on the sidelines. Following the conference, the Lord called me deeper and more radically than I ever expected, leading me to this mission, that we are all called out to live as it is stated in Matthew 28:19-20 “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age.”

In my short two years at the University of Florida, my life has been transformed by the love of Jesus. I want nothing more than to bring this joy to others and introduce them to the life-changing message that the Gospel has to offer.

Your Impact

When I accepted the Lord’s call to serve as a FOCUS missionary, I was also invited to fully rely on God to provide for me financially and spiritually through the generosity and sacrifice of my mission partners. My mission partners are the reason I can dedicate all my time to sharing the hope, joy, and freedom of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and each partner journeys with me to minister to college students. If you are interested in hearing more about my story, my mission, and about FOCUS, please let me know the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I would be honored to share my mission with you



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