CMS Ireland launches God’s Big Family, its Annual Project for 2014, on January 28 in Belfast and January 29 in Dublin.
The CMS Ireland Annual Project is a specially produced resource for Sunday schools and youth groups. It provides original, creative material to help children and young people explore the biblical message of mission and play their part in global mission. Material is provided for at least four sessions with four different age groups.
Normally, each project focuses on a particular country and highlights the work of just one of CMS Ireland’s Global Partners. This year, however, as part of CMS Ireland’s 200th Anniversary, the project celebrates the diversity of life, worship and mission in nine different countries.
The 2014 resource is designed to help children and young people discover something of what it means to be part of the global church – God’s Big Family. The fundraising element of the project seeks to provide ‘wheels’ (bicycles, motorbikes or wheelchairs) for all 19 of CMS Ireland’s Global Partners.
The Belfast launch takes place at 7:30pm, in St Mark’s, Dundela, on January 28.
Following the launches, CMS Ireland staff will host six Annual Project Pit Stops, including two events in Connor Diocese. These informal events offer an opportunity for people to drop–in, look at the material, chat with staff, pick up project packs and enjoy a cuppa. The Connor events are:
• February 2 – St Patrick’s Halls, Ballymena; any time between 3pm and 4:30pm
• February 3 – St Patrick’s Halls, Coleraine; any time between 7:30pm and 9pm
For more information on the Annual Project and the Pit Stops or to order your resources, visit CMS Ireland’s website or contact their Belfast office.