Brazil: divisions

Continue to pray for Brazil, where the election and subsequent installation of Lula da Silva as president has proved very divisive. Some supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro do not accept the results of the elections and several thousand stormed the Congress and supreme court on 8 January in continued protest. Pray for peace and […]

Middle East: two Bible translations

Mission partners involved in Bible translation in the Middle East write that one of the translations they are working on is now ready to be published on an app, which their intern is building. Pray for the team as they make decisions about spelling and extra letters for sounds that other local languages don’t have. […]

Peru: ongoing protests

As protests continue across many areas of Peru following the removal from power of former president Pedro Castillo, please pray for peace. Protests have often turned violent and security forces have also responded with force, leaving around 50 people dead in the last month. Pray for calm, peace and for a resolution of the problems. […]

UK: pioneer students

Please pray for CMS’s pioneer students who have recently returned to their studies at CMS House in Oxford and online after the Christmas break. Pray for God to guide them in a healthy work-life balance, as many students are juggling studies with family and work commitments as well as pioneering in their communities as well.

Presence

An invitation to nurture prayerful presence

Imagining the possibilities in post-Christian Britain

Eighty-five per cent of people who don’t go to church are unlikely to do so. Jonny Baker, Britain mission hub director, urges us to see the potential beyond the percentages.

Pioneer Mission Training Open Day – CMS Oxford

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Pioneer Mission Training Open Day – CMS Oxford

Get equipped for ground-breaking mission among people at the edges. Explore our unique undergraduate and postgraduate options.

Pioneer Mission Training Open Day – CMS Oxford

Get equipped for ground-breaking mission among people at the edges. Explore our unique undergraduate and postgraduate options.

Brazil: finishing service on a high

Please pray for short-termers Becky and Evaldo Reid Rodrigues as they finish service with CMS. Praise God that they are now together in the UK, having been apart for 10 months due to the lengthy visa process. Praise God that after four years of work, a fostering system has finally been implemented in Olinda, Recife. […]

Honduras: progress on many fronts

Mission partners Lindsey and Steve Poulson write that a visiting mission team from the US helped begin a new barber shop, which will provide employment and training for young people and provide a small income for Proyecto Alas itself. Secondly, the coffee shop, Cafe Alas, continues to thrive and is now in the capable hands […]

Nepal: full leadership team

Give thanks that Kathmandu International Study Centre (KISC) has now managed to recruit for all the positions in leadership, which will be the first time for mission associate Craig Watson to have a full leadership team. Pray as they start this new year for the team to settle in well, for wisdom and for encouragement.