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8 May 2020

This week saw CMSI transfer the first wave of financial support to its partners, as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. In all, over £20,000 has been distributed across 12 Global Partners in seven countries, bringing much needed help to churches as they respond to the crisis on their own doorsteps.

CMSI launched its Covid-19 Response Appeal at the start of April when it became clear that the impact of the pandemic was going to be particularly severe for its partners and th...

8 May 2020

CMSI has launched a video of a special prayer for the global Church during the Covid crisis. The video features contributions from 29 different members of the CMSI family, including church leaders from all nine countries where the society's Global Partners are based.

As CMSI's Mission Resource Manger, Roger Cooke explains, the prayer is part of the society's response to the current coronavirus pandemic. 

In the early days of the Covid-19 crisis here in Ireland, the CMSI staff team were deeply...

1 May 2020

This week's summary of some of the news and stories we've been sharing over the past week.

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30 Apr 2020

Last week, CMSI Partnership Coordinator Linda Abwa emailed Global Partners in DR Congo to find out how they were managing in the crisis. The responses Linda received came as quite a shock. The answers were not about Covid-19.

In both Bukavu and Kindu Dioceses, flooding has been severe and has led to significant loss of life and damage to property. At a time when Ebola numbers have started to rise again and with Covid-19 cases increasing significantly since 20th April, the disp...

24 Apr 2020

During this period of Covid-19 restrictions, CMSI is increasing its output of stories, news and prayer updates. We are doing whatever we can to continue equipping and inspiring churches in mission and maintaining fruitful connections within God's global family. Every Friday, we'll aim to provide a summary of what we've shared during the previous week.

It's a double-helping of Friday Updates this week after the Easter break.

In CMSI over the past two weeks:

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24 Apr 2020

CMSI has made material from its recent Children's Resource packs available as free downloads from its website.

The CMSI Children’s Resource is specially produced each year for Sunday schools and youth groups in Ireland. It provides original and creative material for at least four sessions with four different age groups. The Children's Resource aims to help children and young people explore the biblical story of mission and to learn about life, faith and mission in a different part of th...

23 Apr 2020

We received the following prayer letter yesterday from Bishop Hilary of Yei Diocese in South Sudan. Please continue to remember Bishop Hilary and his people at this time.

Prayer requests from the Diocese of Yei

Based on Psalms 91:7

’Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are
dying around you, these evils will not touch you’’.

Though the vulnerable people in my communities are displaced by the war and
cannot remain in one place, nor find food and water to drink and soap to wash the...

10 Apr 2020

During this period of Covid-19 restrictions, CMSI is increasing its output of stories, news and prayer updates. We are doing whatever we can to continue equipping and inspiring churches in mission and maintaining fruitful connections within God's global family. Every Friday, we'll aim to provide a summary of what we've shared during the previous week.

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