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12 Feb 2020

Billy Smyth is preparing to go to Yei Diocese, South Sudan for the latest in his ongoing support of our partners there. We had a chance to catch up with Billy before he leaves and asked him a couple of questions about what is happening in South Sudan and how the Church in Yei is playing its part at the centre of mission.

12 Feb 2020

CMSI Mission Associate Isabelle Prondzynski is based in Nairobi and has alerted us to an urgent prayer request for Kenya and other countries in the Horn of Africa. 

Isabelle writes, "Kenya is currently suffering from a dreadful plague of locusts. They have not yet reached Nairobi, but have already caused devastation in many other parts of the country. Lucy Irungu (Urban Development Programme Leader), who lived through a previous swarm, said that when the locusts have passed, there...

5 Feb 2020

Administration Coordinator (Belfast)

Part-Time: 20 hours per week

Salary: £22,020 (pro rata)

CMSI is seeking to appoint an Administration Coordinator to work in our busy Belfast office.

Applicants should have experience of working in an office environment, be computer literate, personable, highly motivated and sympathetic to the ethos and aims of CMS Ireland. 

Job Description [pdf]
Person Specification [pdf]

CMSI Statement Of Faith

To request an application pack, contact CMSI's Personnel Manager, 

22 Jan 2020

Children and young people across Ireland have been taking part in the CMSI Children's Resource for almost 20 years. Not only have they been learning about different countries, exploring stories from the Bible and finding out more about mission, they have also been helping to raise money. These donations are making a real difference to our Global Partners across the world. 

As we launch the 2020 Children's Resource, In The Middle: Church at the Heart of Mission, we ta...

14 Dec 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 formed congregation of Christians meeting for weekly worship in the local health centre building. We were greeted with joyful enthusiasm and prayed together that the Lord would bring to fruition the congregation's desire for their own church building.

Since that visit almost two years ago, the congregation has worked hard to raise funds,...

26 Sep 2019

This month saw the launch of CMSI's new theme for 2019-2020. Entitled Church At The Centre, the theme focuses on God’s main strategy for mission: the Church. It explores how local churches are God’s chosen means of sharing His message of hope, redemption and restoration.

Speaking about the new theme, CMSI’s Mission Resource Manager, Roger Cooke commented:

“Many people will be familiar with the idea of a ‘mission-shaped church’. But this is just part of the story. In CMSI, we’ve become increasingly...

2 Aug 2019

We’re delighted to confirm that the Rt Revd Moses Zungo, Bishop of Maridi Diocese, South Sudan, will join us for our annual conference, Ignite, in September. Bishop Moses and his wife, Mama Rejoice, were recently granted their UK visas and are now awaiting a decision on their Irish visa application. In addition to contributing to the Ignite programme, they will be spending time with CMSI link churches during a two-week visit to Ireland

Bishop Moses is pictured here with Mama Rejoice and some of t...

31 Jul 2019

Earlier this month, the CMSI family lost one of its much-loved elders, with the passing of Rev Canon Raymond Smith, who previously served as General Secretary of the society.

A number of former and current CMSI staff, Mission Partners and members attended Raymond’s funeral and thanksgiving service on 23rd July in Christ Church, Delgany. Raymond’s successor as General Secretary, Rev Canon Cecil Wilson, shared the following words of tribute: 

Raymond Smith graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with...

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