News from December 2017

Impact, Shine and Faith...

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Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day Nine. Our 2017 highlights turn to some of the events we hosted in Ireland.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Tue, 02 Jan 2018 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Crossing Bridges

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The Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day eight. Happy New Year from CMSI! We continue our ‘looking back’ highlights with another extract from Autumn’s inMission magazine, in which we introduced our annual theme for 2017-2018 – Crossing Bridges

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 01 Jan 2018 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

A longed-for welcome

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Twelve Blogs of Christmas – Day Seven. Linda Abwa shares a story from , that we included with this year’s ‘extra Guest’ placemat.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Sun, 31 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Connect, Equip, Transform

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Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day Six. 2017 saw CMSI launch its new five-year strategic plan, which was introduced at Shine, the society’s annual members’ day in April. Here’s an extract from the blog that we posted after Shine, and a reflection by Jenny Smyth from Autumn’s inMission magazine.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Sat, 30 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Kenya Snapshots

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The Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day Five. In September, the Director of the Church of Ireland Theological Institute, Dr Maurice Elliott, spent time with our partners in Kajiado Diocese, Kenya, where he led a two-day teaching programme for clergy. On his return, Maurice shared some reflections from his visit.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Fri, 29 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

True Hospitality

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The Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day Four. Today and tomorrow we remember a placement and a visit to CMSI’s partners from the Church of Ireland Theological Institute. Today, we recall a student summer placement by ordinand William Jeffrey.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Thu, 28 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Sharing skills, seeing growth

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The Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day Three. We continue our highlights of 2017 with some further recollections from our Short-Term Experience Placements.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Wed, 27 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Con(n)ors show the way

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The Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day Two. Following yesterday’s Christmas reflection, we begin today to look back on some highlights from 2017. We start with some blogs about ‘to-ing’ and ‘fro-ing’.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Tue, 26 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Crossing Over

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The Twelve Blogs Of Christmas – Day One. Happy Christmas from CMSI! Here’s the first of a series of blogs for the Christmas season – an extract from the current edition of inMission magazine.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 25 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog

Light shines in the darkness

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CMSI Partnership Coordinator, Linda Abwa recalls a visit to DR Congo earlier this year as she reflects on the Advent themes of light and hope.

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Staff_team_2015 Posted by Linda Abwa on Thu, 21 Dec 2017 | 0 comments | Visit CMSI Staff Team's blog