Pastor Clifford Morrison, currently Pastor of Portadown Baptist Church (Thomas Street), has accepted a call to Carr Baptist Church, near Carryduff.
The former Belfast man attended Shankill Road Baptist Church as a youth where he met his wife Margaret and where they wed in March 1969. They now have a grown up family - Judith, Gareth and Simon and four grandchildren; the latest one Katie Grace, daughter of Simon and Danielle, who are members of Moira Baptist, arrived on Wednesday 25th March. Pastor Morrison’s eldest daughter Judith is married to Pastor Ian Grant, who has accepted a call to Armagh Baptist Church.
Following his training for the ministry in South Wales, Pastor Morrison was minister of Ballyclare Baptist (1971-1976), Kilkeel Baptist (1976-1984) and Portadown Baptist (1984- present). Pastor Morrison will be inducted as the new Pastor of Carr Baptist Church at an Induction Service on Friday 17th April at 7.30pm in succession to Pastor Richard Garnham who moved to Moira Baptist in September 2008.