CMSI's Ignite conference takes place on Saturday 14th September at Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry. The Friday Extra residential programme is on the evening of 13th. The Early-bird discount is available on all bookings made by 30th June. Lots of folk have already signed-up for the day conference and also for the residential programme. We'd love you to join them - and us.
You've probably heard the phrase 'not fit for purpose' used to describe faulty goods that aren't up to the task they were intended for. Well that's what our partners in Gitega Diocese, Burundi desribed their bicycles as - 'not fit for purpose' on the rural roads and difficult terrain. Without the right equipment, communicating and providing leadership was becoming more challenging due to the geography and roads in Gitega Diocese. Our partners approached CMSI to see what could
One of the best - and worst - parts of my job happens every year in late May and early June, when the Children's Resource competition entries arrive in the office. It is such a cheerful sight to see over 100 bright and creative posters and pictures from children as young as 3 right up to 16-year-olds. But it also fills me with dread as to how I am going to pick a winner and runner-up for each group. Fortunately this year, Frank Dobbs (CMSI Trustee) and Gladys McAtamney (offic
On Sunday 16th June, a Commissioning Service took place in All Saint’s, Antrim for those participating in CMSI teams or mission placements over the summer months. The service, led by Rev Aaron McAlister and CMSI staff, provided an opportunity to look ahead to these visits and to ask God’s blessing on those taking part. It was also a time for friends and family to show their love and support, as they helped to send out the team members and volunteers. The Teams Next Thursday (
In a recent update from Bishop Allison Theological College (BATC) we learned that Rev. Lokosang Emmanuel is the new Principal of the College: “We have begun a new school year at Bishop Allison Theological College! Our 20 students are beginning their second year of studies at the college, and we are excited to have them back after their vacation. This year we are blessed to have Rev. Emmanuel Lokosang as our new principal. Rev. Emmanuel has served as a priest in the Diocese of