Sunday has been a great day

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Lake Vic Hotel

Sunday has been a great day – a gentle start temperature-wise for us Brits with glorious early sunshine in the garden at the guest house. A good night had by Joseph and the team, a great breakfast with others staying followed by a time of worship with three of CRESS’s...

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The team have arrived safely

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - bicycles

Caroline and the team arrived safely and provide the following report. Well, excellent flights both to Dubai and from Dubai to Entebbe, and a reasonable amount of sleep had by all.  And naturally, I feel obliged to report that the airline meals were just lovely!  Chicken with a mushroom sauce,...

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What a wonderful start to the trip

Thank you

What a wonderful start, with blessing after blessing A smooth run through the traffic and delightful ladies at the check-in who waved our extra baggage fee because of the work we are going to do. They said it was their contribution! Fiona Sheldon No hold ups in security! Then… we...

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January 2018 Prayer Itinerary

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Map

Please pray For safety, good health, smooth on-time flights, safe travel on passable roads ! good visits, discussions and decisions. On Friday 12th January Caroline, Fiona and Becky will be heading out on the first trip of 2018. They will be spending time with Bishop Joseph, the CRESS team in Aura...

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Christmas Meal 2017

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Christmas Angel

Wellspring kindly collected £500 for Bishop Joseph and Fred Taban to use for a Christmas Day meal. Below you can read the email and photos received from Joseph. Email from Joseph Dear Caroline In behalf of my family and in my own behalf, we do not know how we can...

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Update and latest news: next trip looms

children of the IDP camp

Update on behind the scenes activity Founder and CEO of CRESS Caroline Lamb is busy preparing for her next trip back to Uganda and departs on Friday 12th January. She has a long list of items to pack and we hope it will fit in the suitcases being taken.  Five laptops...

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In case you missed it: September trip roundup

CRESS Trip September 2017

Back in September, you may remember that Caroline Lamb along with Jonathan Cullis, Jane Guy, Jane Poggo (Bishop Poggo’s wife) visited Northern Uganda and travelled the four hour journey into South Sudan to visit the Internally Displaced Person’s Camps (IDP). In case you haven’t seen the trip report, you can find...

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Trauma Training in Imvepi Camp

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Trauma Healing Training Imvepi Camp

In December a trauma training event took place in Imvepi Camp, those who attended wishing for it to be repeated in all camps. Below we share with you Joseph’s email to Caroline following the event. Dear Caroline, I would to sincerely appreciate and thank you for the support of trauma...

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The meeting of Bishops

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Susan Omba

The photos shared below are not of the best quality but we believe give you a flavour of the event last week and the meeting of Bishops. Signing of communiqué Six bishops at Emmanuel church Bidi Bidi Archbishop Paul leading Devotion Susan Omba presenting women needs to the Archbishop Service at...

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Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province meeting

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Archbishop Paul

Last week the Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province gathered in Arua, the purpose of the meeting to chart ways for peace in the face of ever-increasing violence. The role of CRESS Bishops Joseph and Emmanuel with Fred Taban were charged with overseeing the arrangements for a successful conference. It...

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