News and articles from Yei 2013

Snow men and Christmas cake

Sam Wright, Rector of Lisburn Cathedral, rediscovers the art of Sudanese style bartering on this, his second visit to Yei Diocese.

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Posted on Fri, 25 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

Experiencing the warmth, in more ways than one!

Judith Cairns, CEO of Love for Life, reflects on her first trip to Africa as she visits South Sudan with the Connor team to Yei

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Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

Purple is my favourite colour

This is the first visit to South Sudan for Rev Andrew Sweeney, Rector of Ballymoney Parish. He shares some highlights of his time in Yei.

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Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

A seedling of an idea for Clergy support

As we were chatting before the Sunday service in Longamere the group was joined by a tall impressive, well-educated man. I asked was he the Chief and he laughed, saying no he was just an Elder from Payawa and he had only come today because he had heard there were visitors.

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Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2013 | 1 comments

Stephen has inspiring time in Yei

Archdeacon Stephen Forde reflects on the first day of the Clergy Training the Connor Team has been delivering. This is Stephen’s fourth visit to Yei, South Sudan.

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Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

Bishop Alan upbeat about Yei visit

I had an idea that Bishop Alan was a man of many talents…however I did not realise they stretched to playing percussion, the trumpet and even a tin whistle as well as leading the singing! As for the team…well that’s another matter…

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Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

Anyway…the blog David said I had to write

Connor Diocesan Communications Officer, Karen Bushby reflects from Yei, South Sudan,on what is not a typical day at the office.

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Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2013 | 1 comments

Some healthy changes in Yei

Dr Frank Dobbs compares the changes he’s observed since his last visit to South Sudan in 2010 and even discovers that ice cream is now on sale in Yei.

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Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2013 | 1 comments

Dusty, sunshine and beautiful people

On his first visit to Yei Diocese, South Sudan, Bishop Alan Abernethy reflects that amidst the travel new experiences and dusty roads there have been God moments.

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Posted on Sat, 19 Jan 2013 | 1 comments

Stephen has cracking time in Yei

Archdeacon Stephen Forde delivers the first of the Connor team’s Clergy Training on his fourth visit to Yei Diocese, South Sudan.

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Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2013