News and articles from CMS Ireland

William's words of warmth

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William Jeffrey – a parishioner of St George‚Äôs, Belfast and a Church of Ireland ordinand – is spending a few weeks with CMSI’s partners in Zambia. Here, he shares some reflections on his first few days in Kitwe.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 | 1 comments

Welcome, convoy and a letter from home

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Linda and Stewart are now in Butembo, in North Kivu Diocese. They share three top highlights from their third day in DR Congo.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Linda Abwa on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 | 1 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog

Briggs Re-Commissioned

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CMSI’s Personnel Manager Gillian Maganda reports on a commissioning service for Ronnie and Maggie Briggs.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 | 0 comments

Heart And Soul

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Linda and Stewart share highlights from their first two days in DR Congo.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Linda Abwa on Sun, 23 Jul 2017 | 3 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog

Kenya Drought - Please Pray

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As the drought in East Africa deepens, our partners in Kenya have asked us to pray for those impacted by the crisis and for the Church as it seeks to respond.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 | 0 comments

Luwero Diocese and Uganda Farewell

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As the team spend their last day in Uganda and prepare to fly home, they share some highlights from the last week.

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Luwero_team Posted by Kiwoko Luwero 2017 on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 | 1 comments | Visit Kiwoko 2017's blog

South Sudan Crisis - Ibba Offers Hope

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With conflict and famine in many parts of South Sudan, the Church is often the place where people look for shelter and hope. With the help of the CMSI Emergency Appeal, Ibba Diocese has been responding to the needs of the Internally Displaced Persons arriving into the area.

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Posted by Rachel Brittain on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 | 0 comments

Stitched together

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A special handmade gift celebrates partnerships between Ireland and Burundi.

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Posted by Rachel Brittain on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 | 1 comments

Ending our time in Kiwoko

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An update from the team’s final few days at Kiwoko Hospital, before they moved on to Luwero to look at the wider work of the diocese.

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Luwero_team Posted by Kiwoko Luwero 2017 on Mon, 17 Jul 2017 | 0 comments | Visit Kiwoko 2017's blog

Looking forward

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CMSI’s Linda Abwa and Stewart Brennan – a parishioner from Milltown Parish, will be heading to DR Congo on 20th July, to visit our partners in the Dioceses of Goma and North Kivu.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Linda Abwa on Sat, 15 Jul 2017 | 3 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog