News from August 2012

God continues to open my mind

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Today I devote some blog space to one of the success stories from Christ Church Development and Training Centre. Wilson Tetela commenced studies at the Centre by literally learning his A, B, C’s and today Bishop Kamani said, “Wilson’s working with the Youth of the Diocese and is gifted in leadership.” Read Wilson’s own story…

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“Turn right at the goats…”

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Diane fills us in on all the latest happenings in Ibba, including the arrival of the Mothers Union bicycles and a heated football match in honour of the Ibba META team

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MAF to the rescue...

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Last week Billy discovered major problems with the Bishop’s car which urgently needed repairing. Billy also needed some items for the electrical work that the Bishop had asked him and Dennis to do as well as some parts to provide solar lighting in the Guesthouse.

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Incredible strides forward, huge challenges ahead

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It’s amazing what can be achieved even in a developing country like South Sudan – the newest country in the world! In some ways the country has leapt into the 21st century with satellite internet and 3G mobile phones but in too many other ways, it’s a daily struggle for food and survival for the majority of it’s people.

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I guess it rains down in Africa...

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We have had a busy few days in Ibba including preaching at local parishes for their Sunday services, as well as experiencing the unique evening weather!

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Changing the mindset of people in Ibba

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I thought it would be a good opportunity for you to hear first hand from one of the teachers serving alongside Bishop Kamani and Ibba Diocese. Let me introduce you to my friend Kennedy and give him some space to explain the work that he performs in Christ Church Development and Training Centre, Ibba Diocese.

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Slowly, slowly as God provides

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The St John’s Ibba team seem to be getting on well, especially Dennis, Diane and Simon who are visiting Africa for the first time.

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Guineapie from a Kawaja!!

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What a busy few days amid the nice and cool (think 21C) and cloudy weather here in Ibba. We use the Zandi welcome everyday – Guineapie (HELLO!) which must be strange coming a Kawaja! (white person)!

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Partnership Coordinator

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CMS Ireland are seeking to appoint a Partnership Coordinator.

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A Golden Welcome!!

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5am doesn’t exist in my world but in Uganda when you’ve a 12 seater plane to catch its necessary unfortunately!!

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