News from November 2012

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Tania shares another story of love, grace and transformation from the Kiwoko Craft group.

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Bakers Posted by Paul and Tania Baker on Tue, 27 Nov 2012 | 4 comments | Visit Paul and Tania Baker's blog

Busy in Uganda

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Gideon Wilson, winner of the much coveted ‘Under-five blogger of the Year’ award, updates us on this week’s happenings in the Wilson household in Kiwoko.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Tue, 20 Nov 2012 | 3 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Update no. 3 from Kiwoko

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Helen is back from safari and hard at work in the pharmacy, but has also made her acting and preaching debut (not at the same time!)

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Helen_byers Posted by Helen Byers on Tue, 20 Nov 2012 | 5 comments | Visit Helen Byers's blog

The beautiful game…and a day of mixed emotions

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There are many things that are only too real about life in Ibba, South Sudan. For example, the high illiteracy rates, the lack of schools and trained teachers and the huge need for safe, clean, drinking water. But there are also a few things that are very surreal…including the fact that I can email the world and indeed access the Internet to post this blog…

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Thu, 08 Nov 2012 | 0 comments | Visit David Gough's blog

And as the mist scatters...

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On Monday morning as I rose before 7am to a misty and quite cold morning in Ibba, I was reminded of one of my favourite Celtic Prayer’s…

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Bishops and Deans on the ball

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While I was in Maridi over a week ago, Bishop Justin informed me that Maridi Diocese was hosting the House of Bishops’ meeting in late November. I then learned this morning from Bishop Wilson that as well as hearing a keynote address from the Archbishop of Kenya during the meetings, another important event would be taking place.

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Thu, 08 Nov 2012 | Visit David Gough's blog

Ibba Cathedral wins XFactor

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As many of you continue to enjoy the ups and downs and twist and turns of Strictly Come Dancing and XFactor, Ibba Diocese has also been enjoying some special performances.

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Wed, 07 Nov 2012 | 0 comments | Visit David Gough's blog

New Diocesan Partnership to support Kajiado programme

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At their recent synod, the Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry (TKA) announced a new initiative to support global mission. Working in partnership with CMS Ireland and the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal, the diocese has committed their support to ACK Oloosuyian Girls’ Secondary School in Kajiado Diocese, Kenya.

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Out of the stillness and darkness

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As David continues his stay in Ibba Diocese, the peace is interrupted by distant voices.

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Termites and toilets

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As the Christmas season approaches we may dream of a white Christmas…in Ibba, South Sudan, it’s the season of white termites…a local delicacy…read on and find the connection with toilets…

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Img_4014 Posted by David Gough on Mon, 05 Nov 2012 | 0 comments | Visit David Gough's blog