Voices Of Hope
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Nigel Quinn (STEP)
Billy Smyth (STEP)
Isabelle's Latest UDP Update
21 Jul 2020
Partnerships of Hope
9 Jul 2020
Lessons In Hope From South Sudan
22 Jul 2020
June 19, 2020
We recently heard from Mama Mbambu, who leads the Compassion For Children In Distress programme in Butembo, North Kivu Diocese, DR Congo. Over several...
May 15, 2020
Sometimes people ask us about life as a Mission Partner:
‘What is it like to live in another culture?’
‘How do you manage for food, clothes, shop...
April 22, 2020
Human Development and Community Services (HDCS) - one of our Global Partners in Nepal - is responsible for managing a series of rural Christian founde...
April 16, 2020
The gift of a large legacy some years ago has enabled CMSI to send support to some small Christian organisations working with children. One such is Te...
April 10, 2020
I was passing through the lobby in a hotel in Juba and noticed the displays on the occasional tables. Not the expected flower arrangements or newspape...
February 21, 2020
These are critical days for South Sudan. Tomorrow (22nd February) is the deadline set for launching the new Government of National Unity. The same cha...
December 14, 2019
Bishop Aimé Joseph of Gitega Diocese, Burundi, has just dedicated a new church!
In 2018, I travelled with the bishop to Gihamagara to visit a newly for...
May 16, 2019
Billy’s Blog May 2019
The church: God’s embedded people: God’s chosen courier of hope
After a roller coaster 3 weeks Billy is now safely home from his s...
April 30, 2019
Billy’s Blog Yei, April 2019 (Compiled by Jenny Smyth)
Companion Placement Yei Vocational Training College, South Sudan
Surfing…it’s all a question of...
April 12, 2019
At the conclusion of a two-day spiritual retreat for the leaders of South Sudan, hosted by Pope Francis with Archbishop Justin Welby in the Vatican, P...
February 27, 2019
Billy is now safely back home in Moira. It is hard to imagine that the struggle for safety and survival continues unrelentingly for so many back in S...
October 12, 2018
'Marvellous and maddening, full of secrets and surprises, peopled with the whole spectrum of humanity... This is Cairo, my home. Please come in and en...
July 19, 2018
We spent Tuesday evening in a lovely time of fellowship with the diocesan staff over a meal in Bishop Seth’s house. Mama Yvette had provided a wonderf...
March 30, 2018
Easter greetings from CMS Ireland!
As we journey from Palm Sunday through Holy Week to Easter Day, our global partners are also following the same road...
March 7, 2018
The music has just started up for church, so the service may begin within the next hour.
The lectionary readings are from Jeremiah and Philippians: Je...