Springs of water

The crisis in Lebanon is energy-sapping in every way. Phil Good asks where is the living water for the poor and refugees?

Worldwide: returning to post

Several people in mission will be returning to the countries where they work in the next few days and weeks after visits to the UK to reconnect with families, churches and supporters. Please pray for safe journeys and for good and fruitful beginnings to their times back in service around the world.

UK: settling in

We give thanks with former mission partners in South East Asia, Katherine and Tony, that Tony has got a job and they have moved to their new location in Scotland. Pray that they settle in well and that Tony’s induction goes smoothly.

Uganda: South Sudanese refugees

We praise God with local partner Sam Malish for the children’s ministry taking place in refugee camps. Sam asks for prayer for plans to come together to expand this work into another refugee settlement, called Bidibidi. Please pray, too, for refugees’ food supply; rations have been limited to 70 per cent of the recommended amount for […]

Lambeth conference

Please continue to pray for all those participating in the Anglican Church’s Lambeth Conference, which beings Friday 29 July, including a number of CMS people in mission and strategic partners from Latin America, as well as bishops from partner churches in Africa, Asia and the rest of the world. May they all know God’s guidance […]

DR Congo: war

Bisoke Balikenga, local partner in Bunia, writes, “First of all, I thank God for his protection as he is hearing the prayers of people who are praying for us. We are so thankful to God.  We are living here with war and the killing of people has become commonplace.” Please pray for God’s continued protection over […]

Brazil: tragedy after police operation

A police operation targeting gang members in a favela in Rio has left 19 people dead, including one police officer and a bystander. Pray for the families of those who have lost loved ones.

Argentina: food insecurity

In Argentina, many have suffered as a result of the difficult economic situation, with inflation running at 60 per cent and the impact of long COVID-19 lockdowns still being felt. It is estimated that one-third of the population suffers from food insecurity, and in some communities, people are surviving by picking over rubbish at the […]

Aaron Stanbury, Kenya

Connecting with children and helping them with basic literacy, setting them on a path for an education that will help them out of poverty

Onesphore Ndayizigamiye

Representing CMS-Africa in Burundi, coordinate its activities, organising meetings and trainings, and advising on the placement of the people in mission and volunteers in Burundi.

Sarah and Simon Cawdell, Uganda

Coming alongside local Christians, helping them to grow in their faith, teaching theology to local leaders and building self-sufficiency.

Ukraine update 26 July 2022

We have heard recently from Alison, Valery and Anya, our people in mission in Ukraine, who have been working tirelessly, loving their neighbours during precarious times. The church that Valery leads has been serving in the Kyiv region, in villages that have suffered from Russian aggression. They are involved in humanitarian aid, spiritual and emotional […]