Ian Rush

Hey!! My name’s Ian and I’m a FOCUS missionary at the University of Virginia!

Where I serve

I will be serving my second year at UVA!! I am sure that God has big things in store for me this year and I can’t wait to share His love with those I serve! Check out the team: Jack Guidera, Anna Craig, Brittany Worthington and I. Let’s not forget our 5th teammate Belen Loza who is not pictured!

My Story

I grew up in Alexandria, VA and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences at James Madison University . I had an incredible reversion experience as I encountered Jesus my senior year and befriended FOCUS missionaries who helped me grow in my faith. I am so grateful that God put FOCUS in my life and I look to spread the love He showed me to the students that I will come to serve! My life has been transformed by Jesus and I want nothing more than to bring this joy to others and introduce them to the life-changing message of the Gospel. 

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I’ve been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I’d be honored to share this mission with you.

Ian Rush

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