News from January 2013

Snow men and Christmas cake

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Sam Wright, Rector of Lisburn Cathedral, rediscovers the art of Sudanese style bartering on this, his second visit to Yei Diocese.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Fri, 25 Jan 2013 | 0 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Experiencing the warmth, in more ways than one!

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Judith Cairns, CEO of Love for Life, reflects on her first trip to Africa as she visits South Sudan with the Connor team to Yei

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Wed, 23 Jan 2013 | 0 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Purple is my favourite colour

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This is the first visit to South Sudan for Rev Andrew Sweeney, Rector of Ballymoney Parish. He shares some highlights of his time in Yei.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Tue, 22 Jan 2013 | 0 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Stephen has inspiring time in Yei

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Archdeacon Stephen Forde reflects on the first day of the Clergy Training the Connor Team has been delivering. This is Stephen’s fourth visit to Yei, South Sudan.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Mon, 21 Jan 2013 | 0 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

A seedling of an idea for Clergy support

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As we were chatting before the Sunday service in Longamere the group was joined by a tall impressive, well-educated man. I asked was he the Chief and he laughed, saying no he was just an Elder from Payawa and he had only come today because he had heard there were visitors.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Mon, 21 Jan 2013 | 1 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Anyway…the blog David said I had to write

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Connor Diocesan Communications Officer, Karen Bushby reflects from Yei, South Sudan,on what is not a typical day at the office.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Sun, 20 Jan 2013 | 1 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Bishop Alan upbeat about Yei visit

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I had an idea that Bishop Alan was a man of many talents…however I did not realise they stretched to playing percussion, the trumpet and even a tin whistle as well as leading the singing! As for the team…well that’s another matter…

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Sun, 20 Jan 2013 | 0 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Dusty, sunshine and beautiful people

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On his first visit to Yei Diocese, South Sudan, Bishop Alan Abernethy reflects that amidst the travel new experiences and dusty roads there have been God moments.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Sat, 19 Jan 2013 | 1 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Some healthy changes in Yei

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Dr Frank Dobbs compares the changes he’s observed since his last visit to South Sudan in 2010 and even discovers that ice cream is now on sale in Yei.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Sat, 19 Jan 2013 | 1 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog

Mirror, mirror on the wall

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For one discerning member of the Connor-Yei team, appearances had to be kept up at all costs even when we were facing 38 degrees heat, in the shade, in South Sudan.

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Sudan_blackboard Posted by Yei 2013 on Fri, 18 Jan 2013 | 1 comments | Visit Yei 2013's blog