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Porridge, Partnership & Warm Welcomes

24 Oct 2019

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October 7, 2019

Rev Patti Johnston has been a good friend to CMS Ireland for many years. She is a priest from Albany Diocese, USA and also chair of the Diocesan Missi...

September 26, 2019

On Sunday 21st September, Bishop Hilary made an announcement at Immanuel Cathedral in Yei, South Sudan, appealing for any available clothes to be brou...

August 19, 2019

What do you get when you let an office-worker out for the day?

This is not the start of a corny joke but a wee glimpse into my working week.

My three-da...

July 1, 2019

At the recent CMSI staff day away, we were delighted to be joined by Rev Canon Cecil Wilson and his wife Barbara. Cecil, CMSI's former General Secreta...

June 20, 2019

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 i...

May 6, 2019

The Director of the Church Of Ireland Theological Institute, Rev Canon Maurice Elliott, is currently spending time with Keith and Lyn Scott at St John...

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...

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...

October 1, 2018

This week, the CMSI staff team spent some of their lunch breaks upstairs in the conference room at the Dargan Road offices in Belfast. It’s the first...

August 17, 2018

From time to time someone in the office will share an image or story with the rest of the staff that connects to the work we do. Last week my colleagu...

July 30, 2018

"You're now in the Kingdom of Kerry!", Rev Jim Stephens announced with a broad smile as we skimmed along the N21 en route to Tralee, crossing the Rive...

July 26, 2018

Over this last year, there has been a fair amount of concern and fuss by the CMSI staff team and by other organisations in relation to the new EU Data...

July 5, 2018

Recently, I've been excited to be part of a variety of events which included mission partnership as a thread throughout the broader programme: several...

May 30, 2018

Each year, CMS Ireland facilitates a number of Short-Term Experience Placements (STEPs) with our Global Partners. It may be easy to think that not muc...

April 3, 2018

Theological Training

I thoroughly enjoyed my time spent at the Church of Ireland Theological College (as it was called then) from 2004-2006, but I’d b...

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