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Madagascar: CMS-Africa courses

We give thanks, with Bishop Samitiana, for the completed translation of the Financial Freedom for Families (F4) manual that will be used to train people in the principles of biblical stewardship and simple budgeting. Please pray for the Discover, Develop, Deploy (3D) manual that is now undergoing correcting/editing. Pray, too, for facilitators Jeff Mulanga and […]

Ethiopia: training church leaders

Chris and Suzy Wilson share that Chris has recently been able to make teaching trips to two different refugee camps, providing a weekend training course for about 50 church leaders from 25 different churches. Praise God for this opportunity and that the training was well received by the churches. Please pray God’s blessing on these […]

DR Congo: one year

It is now one year since mission partner Martin Gordon was consecrated as Bishop of Goma. Praise God that he has been using Martin in reconciliation and peacemaking across people groups. Martin writes, “Throughout all of the highs and lows of ministry and the worsening security situation coupled with increasing humanitarian crisis we have continued […]

Brazil: flooding

Due to more heavy rain, river levels are again rising in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, where flooding had already taken 150 lives and displaced over 150,000 people. Please pray for the people of Brazil and particularly Rio Grande do Sul as they try to recover from this tragedy.

Brazil: community market

We praise God with mission partners Rosie and Stu Bayford that the community market has now been running for two years! During this time, the market has been able to distribute more than 22 tonnes of surplus or donated food and serve 35 families. Give thanks that the market has also served as a place […]

Asia: in transition

Several CMS mission partners and mission associates who work or have worked in Asia are currently in transition. Please lift up in prayer mission partners B and K and their children, mission partner F, mission associates Craig and Elaine Watson and mission partners Andrea and Andrew Young. Pray for practical considerations such as housing and […]

Argentina: upcoming synod

The Diocese of Argentina holds its synod soon. Please hold the event and all those taking part in your prayers. May the church be encouraged in its mission and ministry. CMS has been particularly helping the diocese with preparing its safeguarding policy, helping to ensure the church is a safe place for all. Please pray […]

DR Congo roundtable: give thanks

Thank you for praying for the roundtable in DRC that took place on Tuesday, focused on women and youth making disciples in conflict areas. CMS manager in Africa Joan Busolo gives thanks for the connections made and the birthing of friendships among different organisations and the realisation that they have shared visions. Joan is also […]

USA and UK: the world on our doorstep

Formerly mission associates in Colombia, now the Hays family live and work in the USA. “It is a bit counterintuitive,” says Michelle Hays, “but weirdly, as a missionary in Raleigh, North Carolina, I am regularly interacting with people from all over the globe. Just this month I have spent meaningful time with families from Guatemala, […]

South Sudan/Uganda: trauma healing

Pray for the children’s workers who have been taking part in a walking-with-wounded-children trauma healing workshop this week, led by local partner Sam Malish and the team in Bidibidi 2 Refugee Camp. Pray they will be able to effectively take and use the training to help children find peace and hope for the future. Pray […]

South Africa: empowering theology teachers

Join Caroline and Dick Seed giving thanks for a new course they have been developing: “We are thrilled to inform you that the online Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Theological Education has been accredited by the South African government agency. This has come through much quicker than we could have hoped for. There are still a […]

Paraguay: Northern Enlhet translation team

Tim Curtis is consultant to the Northern Enlhet Bible translation project. Pray for the team revising the text in Filadelfia with translators Brígido, Evencio, coordinator Arnold and helper Melvin, currently checking through Jeremiah. Pray for stamina and good concentration for this intensive and demanding work.