News from April 2011

On the run...

It is sometime since we have mentioned any running event…so here we have the Belfast Marathon…We are glad to say it is a team effort. Both Ken and Judith will do a leg of the marathon as part of a relay team.
We have two teams of five- male and female- made up of CMSI staff and will be running to raise funds for the work and ministry of CMSI.

If you would like to sponsor the run you can make a donation online via the cmsireland website.

Many thanks!!

Mpkenandjudith Posted by Ken & Judith Finch on Wed, 27 Apr 2011 | Visit Ken and Judith Finch's blog

Easter Greeting

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Ronnie Briggs, CMS Ireland Mission Director, conveys his greeting for this Easter Season to friends and members of the Society…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Thu, 21 Apr 2011 | 0 comments

Spring is in the air: fresh air, blossoms, tulips...

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Spring is in the air; fresh air, blossoms, tulips. Great to be back in the Netherlands at this time of the year. We’re halfway through with our furlough.

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Den_breejen_2011 Posted by Aart and Geesje den Breejen on Tue, 19 Apr 2011 | 2 comments | Visit Aart and Geesje den Breejen's blog

blisters!

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The miles are clocking up in preparation for May 2nd but our runners are facing a few challenges!

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Belfastmarathon Posted by Marathon Team on Tue, 19 Apr 2011 | 0 comments | Visit Belfast Marathon Team 2011's blog

Back Again

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We arrived back….

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Mpkenandjudith Posted by Ken & Judith Finch on Sat, 16 Apr 2011 | 0 comments | Visit Ken and Judith Finch's blog

At home in church

Church here evokes all sorts of mixed emotions for me…

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Jenny_2010 Posted by Jenny Bell on Fri, 15 Apr 2011 | 0 comments | Visit Jenny Bell's blog

CMS Ireland Company Accounts

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As required by CMS Ireland’s company documents, the audited accounts for the Society are now available for inspection online ahead of our Annual General Meeting.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Thu, 14 Apr 2011

Visa D’Etablissement and Andy P’s visit rejoicing!

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Having just had a fantastic pastoral visit from her church leader back home, Alison shares about her work focus for the year ahead, news of her new 2 year work permit visa and what’s coming up in the next month.

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Alison_28_march_2011_001 Posted by Alison Gill on Mon, 11 Apr 2011 | 0 comments | Visit Alison Gill's blog

Getting ready to go...

It’s now just three weeks until I leave for Kenya, all of a sudden it seems very close!

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Emma_dunwoody Posted by Emma Dunwoody on Mon, 11 Apr 2011 | 3 comments | Visit Emma Dunwoody's blog

Five teachers being trained in Yei

The result of 20 years of war in Sudan has been the lack of access to health and education services. These are the two priorities of CMS Ireland’s support for the Episcopal Church of Sudan. Even today, 6 year’s after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and a few month’s from the birth of the Republic of South Sudan, many of the countries 31 Dioceses are without good health services and quality education. Just imagine there are 18 to 20 year old’s who spent the war without going to school and are still attending Primary School’s today.

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Mon, 11 Apr 2011 | 0 comments | Visit David Gough's blog