News from October 2009

It's a small world we live in.

Has our world become smaller with technological advances, or is mankind only catching up with the rest of nature which worked this out long ago?

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Tue, 27 Oct 2009 | 0 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Sowing the seeds...reaping the harvest

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One of the main strands of CMS Ireland’s work involves providing opportunities for individuals to engage in mission service. In 2009, over 80 people have gone global with CMS Ireland, on METAs and STEP placements. While the summer is typically our busiest time in terms of people heading off on teams and other experiences, the planning, the preparation and the support for METAs and STEP volunteers continues all year round…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Mon, 26 Oct 2009

Fresh experiences at Kiwoko

Having a mundane week? Rory shares a few happenings in recent days to keep him challenged and encouraged.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Sun, 18 Oct 2009 | 0 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Kenya Emergency Appeal 2009

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Harvest, a time to celebrate God’s provision for his world…not just in our daily bread but for the fellowships that he blesses us with, for his abundant love and sustaining grace…and the knowledge that he hears our cries and is moved with passion for his children.

This harvest, CMS Ireland is, in particular, remembering our partners in the Anglican Diocese of Kajiado in Kenya as the region faces the devastating impact of drought and famine.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Thu, 15 Oct 2009

Sadness and thanksgiving in Sudan

This last few week has been a time of great sadness and loss, but also a time for thanksgiving in the Episcopal Church of the Sudan (ECS).

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Fri, 02 Oct 2009 | Visit David Gough's blog

Little power, some rest and a new Church

Greetings once again from a hot and dry Bujumbura where we’re only having electricity about 24 hours on / 24 hours off. So computer work, emails etc are not possible half the time. It’s very frustrating! I’m intrigued though to see how many Burundians are also reliant on their computers. Things just seem to come to a standstill in offices when there’s no power – in Bujumbura at least.

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Alison_28_march_2011_001 Posted by Alison Gill on Fri, 02 Oct 2009 | Visit Alison Gill's blog