Leadership Team
Meet our leadership team at Armagh Baptist Church
Ian is married to Judith and they have 3 children, Peter, Jenny and Michael.  Ian has been Pastor of Armagh Baptist Church since May 2009, having previously served for 4 years with S.I.M. and for 15 years church planting in Fermanagh and Cavan. Judith is a primary school teacher who serves in the Sunday School, women’s work and praise team.  Peter and Jenny are currently studying at university, while Michael is a student at the Royal School Armagh.
Contact Ian for any pastoral Issues at ian@armaghbaptist.org or on 028 37552646.   He is responsible for the Markethill, Newtownhamilton and Keady areas.
Paul is married to Deborah and they have 3 children, Matthew, Nathan and Timothy.  After completing a placement with ABC from the Irish Baptist College, Paul joined us as Assistant Pastor in 2018.  Paul is now taking the lead in Keady Baptist Outreach.
Paul is married to Iris and they have 2 grown up children, Susan and Richard.  Paul works as an architect for the local education authority, while Iris is a retired occupational therapist.  Paul serves as our church secretary, while Iris serves in the women’s committee and in church catering.
If you require the services of an elder, Paul is responsible for the Richhill and Armagh City areas.
David is married to Denese and they have 2 grown up sons – Andy, who serves as a worship pastor in Florida, and Matthew, who serves with Vineyard Church in Dungannon.  David and Denese are  both retired, from teaching and healthcare, respectively.  David serves as our church treasurer and together, the couple serve in the praise team.  
If you require the services of an elder, David is responsible for the Loughall, Benburb and Killylea areas.
Stephen is married to Suzanne and they have 2 grown up children, David and Katherine.  Stephen has recently retired from the Civil Service while Suzanne works in healthcare.  Stephen has been in leadership of the church for over 10 years and is currently serving as chairman of our missions committee.  Suzanne has been heavily involved in children’s ministry over many years.
If you require the services of an elder, Stephen is responsible for the Portadown, Dobbin and Birches areas. 
Jonny is married to Irene and they have 3 children, Luke, Beth and Jason.  Jonny works in business for Farmlay Eggs and Irene is a dietician.  Jonny and Irene both serve in our youth work and SALT groups, with Irene leading our parent and toddler’s group, Building Blocks.  Jonny is also assistant church secretary – contact him for any announcements.
If you require the services of an elder, Jonny is responsible for the Milford, Middletown, Armagh and Keady areas.
Alan is married to Joanne and they have 2 young children, Charlotte and Isaac.  Alan works in business for the Henderson Group and Joanne teaches music in Lurgan College.  Together they have served in our youth work and SALT Groups, and Joanne is a member of the praise team.  If you require any advice or help on good Christian resources or literature, get in touch with Alan.
If you require the services of an elder, Alan is responsible for the Tandgragee, Hamiltonsbawn and Markethill areas.
Alister is married to Lindsay and they have 2 young children, Lydia and Eva.  Alister grew up in the church and became an elder in 2019.