The Woman at the Gate

Tom and Verity Clare reflect on healthcare and discipleship for people at the edges in north-west Uganda

Ukraine: one year anniversary of Russian invasion

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our CMS colleagues and their teams in Ukraine embarked on three days of prayer and fasting. Mission partner Alison Giblett has sent through the following prayer requests: Thank you for standing with us. Your support is vital for us at this time.

Peru: protests

Please continue to pray for Peru, where protests sparked by the impeachment of former president, Pedro Castillo, continue to demand early elections for a new president and a new Congress. Pray for peace and reconciliation and for a just solution to the country’s divisions.

Nepal: recovery after a fall

Kyle, the four-year-old son of a local partner in Kathmandu, fell and suffered a concussion recently. We thank God for his healing.

Kenya: training programmes

Local partner Meshack Okumu asks for prayer for the women’s training programme and 3D training (Discover, Develop, Deploy) – pray for the women and young people on each training programme to have their minds opened to new possibilities and come away from the training equipped and ready for new opportunities.

Brazil: flooding and landslides

Heavy rain has led to flooding and landslides across coastal areas of São Paulo state in Brazil. At least 48 people are known to have died and dozens remain missing. Please pray for all those affected, for the families who have lost loved ones and for an end to the landslides.

Asia: travels

Please pray for mission associate N as he spends several weeks in two countries in Asia. He asks for prayer for effectiveness in sharing the gospel and for Father’s protection and provision during the trip. CMS’s personnel lead for Asia is currently also travelling in Asia, visiting various people in mission in the region. Pray […]

Ukraine: a year of refusing to give up

A year of violence, displacement and fear. But also a year of humble, inspiring mission service.

Uganda: miraculous recovery

Mission partner Nicci Maxwell is grateful to everyone who has prayed for Godfrey, the husband of Promise, a nurse at Potter’s Village. Godfrey has been recovering from being attacked and stabbed on 7 February, but has now astonished his medical team by getting out of bed and going for a short walk. The chest drain […]

Syria, Turkey: earthquake aftermath

The death toll from the Turkey–Syria earthquakes continues to grow and is now close to 42,000. Pray for strength and stamina for rescuers, who continue to find survivors among the rubble. Pray for the many who are suddenly homeless and without food, water and medication. Pray for encouragement for aid workers, who are doing their […]

South Sudan: ongoing conflict 

Local partner Paul Lueth asks for prayer for Twic and Abyei regions affected by armed conflict. A recent attack led to the deaths of three people from the Twic side. Pray for calm and the ongoing peace processes, including an upcoming peace conference in Wau in March where two churches from Twic and Abyei will […]

South East Asia: language learning

Praise God that mission partners I and S are making good progress in learning the local (very complicated) language. Pray for them to continue to make progress and understand more every day.