News and articles from CMS Ireland

Arrive Arrive-O

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I have arrived safely in Uganda and am settling in to my new home and life at Kiwoko Hospital.

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Emma_lougheed Posted by Emma Lougheed on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 | 2 comments | Visit Emma Lougheed's blog

On keeping pigs

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Sometimes students ask awkward questions which demand a difficult answer. In this blog Keith reflects on the story in Luke about the Geserene pigs. Why did those pigs have to die? It is, as they say on Facebook, ‘complicated.’

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Scotts_2016 Posted by Keith and Lyn Scott on Mon, 14 Aug 2017 | 2 comments | Visit Keith and Lyn Scott's blog

Final Greetings from Zambia

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Church of Ireland Ordinand, William Jeffrey has completed his visit to CMSI’s partners in Zambia. In his final blog, he shares what special things he will always remember about his time in Zambia.

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Posted by Rachel Brittain on Mon, 07 Aug 2017 | 0 comments

Giving And Receiving

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Church of Ireland ordinand, William Jeffrey, provides a new update from his summer placement in the Diocese of Northern Zambia.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 | 0 comments

Final thoughts from DR Congo

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Linda and Stewart spent the last few days of their visit seeing the vital role the Church has in developing the people and communities of North Kivu Diocese.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Rachel Brittain on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 | 0 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog

Yei Church Leaders Attacked - Please Pray

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Following reports of violent attacks on church leaders in Yei town, CMSI urges continued prayer for South Sudan and for the Church there.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 | 0 comments

Mothers' Union at work

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Linda and Stewart share their latest news from their time in Butembo, DR Congo.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Rachel Brittain on Sun, 30 Jul 2017 | 0 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog

First Impressions

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Linda and Stewart spend time at the Children’s home, meeting the helpers and children and seeing the significant improvements to the facilities.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Rachel Brittain on Sat, 29 Jul 2017 | 1 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog

William's words of warmth

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William Jeffrey – a parishioner of St George’s, Belfast and a Church of Ireland ordinand – is spending a few weeks with CMSI’s partners in Zambia. Here, he shares some reflections on his first few days in Kitwe.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 | 1 comments

Welcome, convoy and a letter from home

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Linda and Stewart are now in Butembo, in North Kivu Diocese. They share three top highlights from their third day in DR Congo.

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Stewart_linda_desire Posted by Linda Abwa on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 | 1 comments | Visit DR Congo 2017's blog