News from December 2009

META Perspective: Nepal 2009

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In Autumn 2009, a team from St Patrick’s Parish in Ballymena travelled to Kathmandu, Nepal to spend time with CMS Ireland Global Partners as part of a META. Here a member of the team, Cheryl, shares with us about her time and experiences in Nepal…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Mon, 28 Dec 2009

Starting Small and Growing Tall: an update on the 2009 Annual Project

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Each year the Annual Project gives children and young people an opportunity to engage with what God is doing in another part of the world, and explore how they can play their part in God’s global story. The 2009 CMS Ireland Annual Project, Start Small Grow Tall, focused on Kibungo Diocese in Rwanda. Here we find out how churches in Ireland have got involved in the Start Small Grow Tall, and how the funds raised from the Annual Project been have been used in Kibungo to support rural farming communities.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Mon, 28 Dec 2009

A different point of view...

The Den Breejen family share a visitors point of view in this blog..and share some exciting news!

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Den_breejen_2011 Posted by Aart and Geesje den Breejen on Tue, 22 Dec 2009 | 1 comments | Visit Aart and Geesje den Breejen's blog

Pedal power for Kenya

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Jonathan Moore, from Minerex Environmental Limited, held a fundraising event putting his pedal power to the test with a 12 hour static cycle on a busy Saturday 5th December 2009 in Dublin city centre to raise funds for a food recovery and drought security programme in Kenya. Find out how Jonathan and the Minerex team got on…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Fri, 18 Dec 2009

Reflecting on another year....

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Ken and Judith give thanks for a busy year and share with us news from Kiwoko, their daily lives and prayer requests as another year in Kiwoko comes to a close, and another begins.

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Mpkenandjudith Posted by Ken & Judith Finch on Tue, 15 Dec 2009 | Visit Ken and Judith Finch's blog

Displaced, but not abandoned: crisis and compassion in Southern Sudan

With Christmas approaching and with daylight and temperatures declining, those of us who live in Ireland tend to appreciate our homes a little bit more in December. Warmth, light, Christmas decorations, fine food – these are all features of our houses at this time of year. But in Lainya, Sudan, thousands of people have been forcibly severed from the comforts of home.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Fri, 11 Dec 2009

Running the race together...reflection from Kiwoko

Fresh from their recent sporting endeavours in the ‘Kiwoko Chase’, Ken and Judith , share some thoughts about their life as CMS Ireland Mission Partners,and their ministry at Kiwoko Hospital in Uganda.

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Mpkenandjudith Posted by Ken & Judith Finch on Tue, 08 Dec 2009 | Visit Ken and Judith Finch's blog

Tis the season to give...

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The festive season is in full swing, with Christmas trees, lights and the search for presents for loved ones occupying much of our thoughts. At this time of giving, we want to celebrate with you the partnership of Seapatrick Parish, Banbridge with Kiwoko Hospital in Uganda, who have given of the hearts, prayers and finances to support a building project at the hospital which has recently been completed.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Tue, 08 Dec 2009

again, again, again....

Catch up on news from Mark and Ali Gill, from their visits Dublin for the CMS Ireland monthly prayer meeting and to Fleming Fulton School in Belfast to share about their experiences…

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35580008 Posted by Mark Gill on Thu, 03 Dec 2009 | Visit Mark and Ali Gill's blog

Is it too costly to follow Jesus?

Alison reflects on Jesus’ sacrifice, and our response to this gift beyond words…

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Alison_28_march_2011_001 Posted by Alison Gill on Thu, 03 Dec 2009 | Visit Alison Gill's blog