Introducing Erin Moorcroft, CMS Australia Mission Partner in the West of Ireland
This month Erin Moorcroft arrived in Ireland from Sydney, Australia. She is will be joining the yKEA team as a mission partner with CMS Australia.
Despite her name Erin doesn’t have Irish heritage – she was born in Australia and grew up on the sunny Northern Beaches of Sydney. While in school she went on a study camp with friends that changed her life – it was the start of a relationship with God that continues to grow and impact on her life. After school Erin trained as a primary school teacher working in Australia and Tanzania. However, she was keen to know and understand God’s Word more so she returned to Australia to study at the Sydney Missionary and Bible College.
Speaking of this time, Erin says ‘It was here that God ignited my passion to be teaching kids about Him – rather than Maths and English (as important as they are!), to be teaching kids about God’s kingdom, His deep love for them and the extreme He went to in sending His Son so that we can be in a right relationship with Him. There is nothing greater than knowing God, it’s a lifelong journey filled with such depth and richness.’
Erin will be based in Sligo and will be partnering with the Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh Diocese to work alongside churches in the ministries for kids and youth.