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A visit from the Managing Director of CGS

17 October, 2017 

Last Friday, ABM staff had the pleasure of meeting the Ven Canon Kistos Khisa, Managing Director of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Children’s (CGS) Program in Kenya which is supported by ABM. He was accompanied by Fr John and Kaye Corner, the Australian CGS Link Trainers.

Canon Khisa gave an interesting presentation on the CGS program which is now also in Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan, with plans to expand to Tanzania, Burundi and the Congo.

Fr John demonstrated how the CGS materials are used in classes for three different age groups or levels. A packable atrium has been developed so that it can be set up anywhere, without the need for a classroom or permanent space.

It was very encouraging to hear how the Holy Spirit, through this program, is healing many of the children who have experienced violence and atrocities in their short lives.

Canon Khisa visited several Sudanese congregations, including Quakers Hill Anglican Church, on Sunday before returning home to Kenya this week.

Canon Kistos Khisa, second from left, with Fr John and Kaye Corner (centre back row) and ABM staff

Canon Kistos Khisa, second from left, with Fr John and Kaye Corner
(centre back row) and ABM staff in Sydney.

Canon Khisa at afternoon tea with ABM staff.
Canon Khisa at afternoon tea with ABM staff.

The CGS program uses materials such as these to teach children about Jesus.
Above and below, the CGS program uses materials such as these to
teach children about Jesus.

The CGS program uses materials such as these to teach children about Jesus.


Fr John Corner showing ABM staff how the CGS materials are used in class.

Fr John Corner showing ABM staff how the CGS materials are used in class.

All images © Vivienne For/ABM 2017.

 

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