Ukraine update 4 March
In the last 24 hours we have heard from Pastor Valery that the team are all well. They managed to buy some food as a local shop was briefly open. They are still surrounded by fighting and essential services such as water and electricity are unreliable. Some good news is that some money from supporters in the UK was successfully received by Valery. We are told that only one mobile network is functioning. Please keep praying.
Latest prayer news
Give thanks for the CMS People in Mission conference last week at All Nations Christian College. It was the first such in-person gathering for people in mission since the start of the pandemic and it was so good to be together.
Our people in mission, Alison, Valery and Anya, are back in the Kyiv region and ask for prayers for safety as there are ongoing concerns about airstrikes and living with the tension is difficult. Next week the church Valery leads will be hosting a camp for children in a nearby village. Pray that this will […]
Pray for local partners Emil and Reem Bourizk, who started the Good Shepherd school for Syrian refugee children. More than 300 children are receiving education at the school now. Pray for them and the teachers and that Lebanon will emerge soon from immense economic and political instability.
Mission partners Mark and Rosalie Balfour fly back to Guatemala this morning – about 24 hours of travel. They ask for prayer for “re-entry into life in Guatemala and – above all else – that we keep ears, eyes and hearts open to Jesus and the prompting of the Holy Spirit through our travel and […]
Please keep praying for families and communities affected by widespread flooding in Brazil. Evaldo Rodrigues, who has been helping provide relief in Olinda and Recife writes: “Floods caused more than 130 deaths, approximately 80,000 needed to leave their houses and go to shelters and over 10,000 lost their houses because of the floods in the […]
Many of our local partner organisations in Asia would welcome mission partners who feel called to serve alongside them at the edges, yet recruitment for people in mission for Asia continues to be a challenge. Please pray for this. And pray for our colleagues in Asia-CMS as they prepare to celebrate their 10th anniversary as […]