News from October 2010

Crazy fools

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At a recent link church visit the minister asked us why we were giving up well paid jobs with secure futures, a comfortable home, and close friends and family to serve God in Uganda? Were we mad?

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Bakers Posted by Paul and Tania Baker on Mon, 01 Nov 2010 | 2 comments | Visit Paul and Tania Baker's blog

2 for the price of 1

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It’s not exactly the language of Mission or indeed development but very few of us refuse an offer like this. Read on and find out how CMS Ireland can almost get 2 Primary Schools for the price of 1 in one of our partner Dioceses in Southern Sudan…

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Tue, 26 Oct 2010 | 1 comments | Visit David Gough's blog

An Update on Tom Matianyi

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In August, CMS Ireland posted a prayer request from Kenya to remember Tom Matianyi and his family as he awaited an important heart operation. The Society is delighted to convey an encouraging update on Tom’s health from Ronnie Briggs. Thank you for praying with us.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Tue, 26 Oct 2010 | 0 comments

Poppy's sister visits...

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This weekend Poppy’s sister Beryl who lives in Aalsmeer, Holland came to visit us when she was speaking at a conference in Kampala. Along with her friend Ilva, she leads the children’s work at their church in Holland…and they got involved in some children’s ministry in Sudan.

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Spens Posted by John and Poppy Spens on Tue, 26 Oct 2010 | 0 comments | Visit John and Poppy Spens's blog

The family business.

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Denise ponders the value of family life and what makes it so good.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Mon, 25 Oct 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Archbishops Reflect on Upcoming Referendum in Southern Sudan

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CMS Ireland has had a link with Sudan since the mid seventies and we have a deep concern for this country. As we move closer to a significant and crucial moment in the history of Sudan, we want to keep you updated with information and to share with you important points for prayer.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Wed, 20 Oct 2010 | 1 comments

Denise’s fantastic burgers and baps.

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Rory reflects upon how to make the most of the blessings, and cope with the challenges of living in another culture.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Sat, 16 Oct 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

City life, Ugandan style.

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When traveling to Kampala for a meeting, Rory finds some of the oddities refreshing.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Tue, 12 Oct 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

A month of firsts...

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For the last 3 weeks it has seemed like everything we have done, has been for the first time. So we are constantly excited, challenged…and very nervous!

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Bakers Posted by Paul and Tania Baker on Mon, 11 Oct 2010 | 0 comments | Visit Paul and Tania Baker's blog

A Year in Mission...

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September is the start of a new season for the work of CMS Ireland. As we embark on a new year, we reflect back on the many opportunities that God has given the Society to serve Him and support His church. There are lots of highlights from the year to share with you, including being able to spend €2.3 million on supporting the work of our Global Partners.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Mon, 11 Oct 2010 | 0 comments