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Be part of our giant
listening exercise and tell us
what you think 'Mission Is'
at festivals this summer.

York & District CMS Association prayer lunch

4 September 2017, Spurriergate Centre, York

Prayers for the World Church from 11am to 12 noon, followed by (optional) fellowship over lunch in the centre.

Contact Eileen Wishart: 01904 633705

York & District CMS Association CMS fundraiser

15 September 2017, 9am to 4 pm, St Crux, York

Come and help us serve visitors and residents of York.

Contact: Miranda Smith on 01904 424322 or Jean Mackay on 01904 412971

CMS Yorkshire Together in Mission day

16 Sept 2017, Hull.

A day of discovery of mission in action – in Hull, 2017 City of Culture.

York & District CMS Association autumn event

7 October 2017, Christ Church, Stockton Lane, York YO31 1JG

An afternoon for CMS supporters, beginning with a soup lunch at 12.30pm

A gathering for fellowship and prayer in Norwich

16 October 2017, 10.45am to 1pm, House of Prayer at St. Edmund's church Fishergate, Norwich NR3 1SE

A time for members and supporters to share news and pray for the work people in mission. Bring your own lunch, drinks provided

Contact Louise Wright: 01508 536940 or louise [at] wriyahoo.co.uk

Hoy-pot supper in Northamptonshire for Church Mission Society members and friends. Guest speaker Victoria Summers, CMS Regional Personnel Officer for Africa

19 October 2017, 6.45 for 7pm, St Mary's Church Rushden

Booking essential

Contact Edna Wadsworth: 01933 35723 or edna.wadsworth [at] ntlworld.com

Meal and talk for Church Mission Society members and friends in Knaresborough

20 October 2017, 7pm, The Hub Hall, St John's Church, Knaresborough

Two course meal followed by a talk by Jenny Green, a mission partner in Bradford, formerly in The Potters Village, Uganda

Contact Tim Cundy: 01423 569135 or tim.ruth.cundy [at] ntlworld.com

Africa residential conference: Developing Sustainable Mission

3-5 November 2017, The Hayes, Swanwick, Derbyshire

Main speakers: Jonathan Lamb, CEO Keswick Ministries, Dennis Tongoi, International Director CMS-Africa

Beyond Our Borders: Churches under Pressure - 2017 Partnership for World Mission Conference

13-15 Nov 2017, The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick

Speakers include the Rt Rev Irfan Jamil, Bishop of Lahore, Church of Pakistan, Dr Elaine Storkey.

The conference will hear from the Church of Pakistan and consider other pressure points for churches such as resource deprivation, conflict and violence.  Reflecting on different contexts we will consider the pressure points in the UK context and how they shape contemporary mission.

Southern Church Mission Society residential conference at High Leigh Conference Centre

2-4 March 2018, 4pm Friday to 2pm Sunday, High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Main speaker Dave Bookless, CMS mission partner working with A Rocha International

More details to follow

Contact Jane Fulford: 01189 695039 or jane.fulford [at] btinternet.com

Holy Land Study Tour

15-25 May 2018

Our sixth unique trip to the Holy Land sets off in May 2018 with your guide, our very own Tanas Alqassis. Go behind the headlines to meet and pray with Palestinian Christians and Messianic Jews and with people who are working for reconciliation.

Residential conference for Church Mission Society members and friends living in Wales & the borders

8-9 June, 12 noon Friday to 4pm Saturday, Llangasty Retreat Centre, Brecon

Further details to follow

Contact Chris Carey: 01291 425010 or crcandkili [at] tiscali.co.uk