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Giving thanks: David Claydon

David Claydon, a former Federal Secretary of CMS, went to be with the Lord at the end of July 2022. Here is a message from Acting International Director Peter Sholl, to the CMS family, about David’s passing. Last Thursday, 28th July, former CMS Australia Federal Secretary David Claydon passed into the glorious presence of Jesus […]

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Giving thanks – Maurice Betteridge

We praise the Lord for the life of Maurice Betteridge, who died 25 May, aged 92.  Maurice was well cared for by the staff in Hedley Sutton aged care facility and supported by his daughter Joanna and son Peter, and also by Jill Wilson (she and her late husband Bp John had been with the […]

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Giving thanks – Mrs Shirley Cole

We give thanks to the Lord for the life and faithful service of former CMS Missionary, Mrs Shirley Cole who went to be with her Lord on 21 May 2020. Mrs Shirley Cole and Reverend Dr Alan Cole served as CMS missionaries in Singapore from 1962-1968, they then returned to Australia. Alan was the CMS […]

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Farewell to Bishop Tony Nichols

We give God glory for the life of his servant Tony Nichols, who died in Perth on 24 August, aged 81.  He and Judith went out with CMS to Salatiga, Indonesia 1972-81, training ministers at Wacana Christian University. God’s next appointment for him was as the third principal of Nungalinya College in Darwin.  He hadn’t […]

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