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A peek inside the new cabin at St Mary’s Hardwick

The cabin at St Mary’s in Hardwick is under construction.  These pictures were taken on 12 March 2020 after the topping out ceremony.  The cabin, the church and their environs are amongst trees.  So we have expressed our vision for … Continue reading

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Topping out: the cabin at St Mary’s

These are photos from ‘topping out’ (Thursday 12 March 2020) at the cabin at St Mary’s in Hardwick.  After a heroic fundraising effort and years of planning and prayer, this small village church community within a hair’s breadth of realising … Continue reading

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Hardwick’s Christmas tree festival

The second annual Christmas Tree Festival for the village of Hardwick is underway. It is proving a brilliant way to involve different community groups and community minded people in the village.               This year … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: a tale of two rural churches

This is Pastor Emmanuel, assistant pastor of Masaka parish, and his wife Immaculate.  We are standing outside Gako church, one of the two local ‘satellite’ churches that are part of Masaka parish.  At least it would be one of the … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: the contrasts of Kigali city

Kigali is a city of contrasts, with much development underway in accordance with the government’s ‘city plan’.  Here are a few photos taken in the city so that you can see something of this for yourself. This could be in … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: a church building site

The current church building at Remera, a ‘suburb’ of Kigali, is too small for its congregation of 1,000.  They have managed to keep their main parish church open despite the new government building regulations that have meant that many churches … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: visit to the Anglican vocational college

The Anglican vocational college known as CEFORMI (a French acronym, the meaning of which I have forgotten!) takes over 200 students, aged 16 and above, for one year courses in practical skills.  Some of those studying here have come from … Continue reading

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