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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

South Sudan and Sudan: political unrest

Local partner Joseph Noel has just returned from Sudan to his base in South Sudan. He shares that the political unrest in Sudan is intense and asks for prayer to see God’s hand and intervention in the situation. For South Sudan, please pray for wisdom for Joseph and others as they work together to build […]

South Asia: study camp

Do pray for mission partner F in South Asia and for the organisation that she works with as they have a study camp in the mountains from 25 to 31 July. Pray for both the teachers and the students; for the logistics in getting there, for teachers to be ready to teach and for students […]

Paraguay: rain

July and August are the months when the Paraguayan Chaco receives the least rain. Mission partner Tim Curtis reports that water tanks and cisterns are running dry, although he continues to share what he has at the Rio Verde centre with those who come in search of water. Please pray for more rain and for […]

Nepal: connections and development

Give thanks for mission partners Andrea and Andrew Young’s recent trip to Okhaldhunga to connect with people working at the hospital in this hill town. Continue also to pray as they develop their prayer space, offering weekly Bible studies, prayer breakfasts and counselling sessions. In addition, do pray for Andrea as she might have the possibility of […]

Middle East: Bible translation

Mission partners J and R give thanks for progress with Bible translation projects. They ask for prayer for the checking and community testing of two Bible translations; that these processes will reveal any places where the translations are unclear. Please also pray for the main translator, D, to find good treatment for a kidney stone […]

Madagascar: discipleship and health

Local partner Florent Lahitody asks for prayer for discipleship training in the Diocese of Toliara, for strength and commitment for new disciples as well as discipleship group leaders. Florent also asks for prayer for healing, as he has suffered with poor health over the past few months and this prevents him from travelling far and […]

Latin America: Lambeth Conference

Several CMS people in mission in Latin America will be attending the Anglican Communion’s Lambeth Conference, which begins early next week. From Chile, Alf and Hilary Cooper; from Argentina, Nick Drayson and Catherine Le Tissier, Crisanto Rojas and Mateo Alto; from Bolivia, Walter Toro and Adela Cueva and from Uruguay, Daniel Genovesi and Mechi Tarragona […]