Taiwan: after the earthquake

Give thanks for the World Anglican Chinese Clergy Fellowship that took place the week after the earthquake in Taiwan. It was a great time together with participants from all over the world. Continue to pray for Taiwan in the aftermath of the earthquake and especially the Hualien area (the epicentre of the earthquake was 18km southwest of […]

South Asia: connecting with house churches

A local partner in South Asia has started a number of house fellowships but is now finding it hard to connect with them due to persecution. Please pray protection over him and his family and for God to open secure lines of communication.

Middle East: discipleship training

Please pray for discipleship training happening in several countries in the Middle East in April and May. Pray for trainers as well as those being trained to be able to lay aside distractions and engage fully with the training. Please also pray for God to move people’s hearts so that violence is stopped and for […]

India: elections

India’s elections begin today and will take the next few weeks to complete. Please pray for the elections to be peaceful and for the right person and party to form the government.

Guatemala: returning to the UK

Mark and Rosalie Balfour arrive back in the UK on 24 April. Please pray for them as they say goodbye to many friends and colleagues in Guatemala alongside packing, clearing their house and doing all the administrative work that’s needed before they leave. Pray for stamina and resilience as they press on with everything that […]

Ecuador: referendum

Amid worsening conflict between government forces and criminal gangs, a referendum is taking place this weekend to tighten security, fight organised crime and reform the constitution. Pray for wisdom for the people of Ecuador as they vote on 11 different questions. Due to low levels of water in the country’s hydroelectric plants, people are also […]

Brazil: discipleship course for inmates

Mission partner Katia Rocks writes that she and others involved in prison ministry in Florianópolis have been granted permission to start the Prisoner’s Journey discipleship course in the female prison. Praise God that this permission has finally been granted after such a long wait. As they begin running the course in the women’s prison this […]

Brazil: Latin America gathering

From 22 to 26 April CMS is hosting a gathering to explore what pioneering mission could look like in the Latin American context, with a view to seeing a mission movement to share Jesus in contexts where the traditional church struggles to engage. In addition to some of CMS’s people in mission and CMS staff, […]

Asia: people in mission in transition

Several of our people in mission in Asia are currently in transition. Please pray for wisdom and guidance as couples and families navigate visa requirements, settling down and finding jobs or retiring. Pray for a smooth process, as transitions in general are stressful times.

Everywhere: CMS is 225!

Give thanks for CMS’s 225th birthday today! We are so grateful for your faithful prayers for our people in mission around the world. Thank you!

UK: transition

Pray for Festo and Grace Kanungha, mission partners in Cornwall, as they prepare to move from Liskeard to Bodmin. Praise God that they have a house ready to move into and that God has prepared the way for them. Please pray for their family, especially the children, as they go through this transition.

Taiwan: earthquake aftermath

Please keep praying for the people of Taiwan as they continue to deal with the aftermath of the recent earthquake. Praise God that mission partner Catherine Lee is safe and pray for her as she continues in ministry with the Diocese of Taiwan.