News from September 2011

CMS Ireland Announces METAs for 2012!


CMS Ireland is delighted to announce details of our Mission Experience Team Abroad (META) for 2012. Would you like to experience life and work in another part of the world? Would you like to be challenged, enthused and inspired to engage more in global mission? If so, read on to find out more about our METAs and how you can take part…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Fri, 30 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Back in Yei


With so many events coming up in the next weeks, prayers are very much appreciated!

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Jenny_2010 Posted by Jenny Bell on Thu, 29 Sep 2011 | 2 comments | Visit Jenny Bell's blog

Prayers for Burundi


CMS Ireland is urging friends and supporters to pray for Burundi as fears of renewed instability heighten in the aftermath of an attack in a crowded bar in Bujumbura, Burundi earlier this week. Partnership Coordinator Niall Manogue has spoken with our Mission Partner in the region, Alison Gill, who has confirmed that she is safe and well.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Thu, 22 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Reflections on a Mid Africa Conference...


“Every year, the conference surprises me.” says Rev Adrian Dorrian, Rector of St Peter & St James Parish (Belfast), CMS Ireland Chaplain and regular attendee of CMS Ireland’s Mid Africa Conference since 2003…

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Thu, 22 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

CMS UK Leader Appointed as Bishop of Winchester


CMS Ireland joins with others in celebrating the appointment of Community Leader Rev Canon Tim Dakin as Bishop of Winchester.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Mon, 19 Sep 2011

A Place of Good Hope: New Girls' Secondary School in Kajiado Diocese


As children and young people start or return to schools across Ireland this September, we share the challenges of accessing education for girls in Kenya. This is a reminder of the privilege receiving an education for those of us who are fortunate enough to have ready access to it, particularly young women and girls.

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Posted by Sarah Caughey on Wed, 07 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Focal Point: Snapshots of Mission


In the coming weeks, CMS Ireland will host two special events that celebrate the stories, experiences and images that we all treasure from our engagement in God’s big story of mission. Entitled Focal Point: Snapshots of Mission – the events are taking place in Belfast on 29th September and Dublin on 4th October.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Wed, 07 Sep 2011 | 0 comments

Renewing my strength and plans for the year ahead


Back in Burundi, Alison LOVED hosting the CMSI META team for 3 days last month and shares how God refreshed her back home this summer and about the year ahead.

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Alison_28_march_2011_001 Posted by Alison Gill on Fri, 02 Sep 2011 | Visit Alison Gill's blog