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Argentina: Refresh gathering

Praise God for Refresh, the first ever CMS Latin America people in mission conference, which has taken place this week and will finish today. Pray for all the participants to be able to leave feeling refreshed by God, ready for all he is calling them to this year.

China: surge in COVID-19 cases

Pray for people in China, where many funeral homes and hospitals say they are overwhelmed by the latest surge of COVID-19 cases and some hospitals have queues of sick people stretching out the door. Pray for exhausted hospital staff and for the sick who are waiting for treatment.

Mexico: prison break

Last weekend saw gunmen attack a prison in the town of Ciudad Juárez, near the US border, and 19 people (including guards and prisoners) were killed. Pray for all those dealing with the aftermath of this deadly attack, especially for those who have lost loved ones.

UK: people in mission conference

Pray for those planning CMS’s next people in mission conference, which will be taking place at the end of January in Northampton. As our organisers are hoping to make this a hybrid event, pray for good fellowship among those present physically as well as good connections – spiritual and technical – with those joining via […]

Argentina: Refresh

Pray for Refresh, the first ever CMS Latin America people in mission conference, which will be held in Argentina from 2 to 6 January and attended by the majority of CMS’s people in mission in the region. Please pray that it will be a time for all the participants to be refreshed by God, that […]

DR Congo: new bishop

We give thanks that mission associate Martin Gordon was recently installed as bishop of Goma. Praise God for this appointment and pray for God to equip Martin for this new role in every way needed.

DR Congo: peace consultation

Please pray for a peace consultation taking place in Bunia this week, led by CMS-Africa. Pray for God to make a way for peace in this country where it is so desperately needed. As local leaders gather to work together towards peace, pray for God to inspire conversations, ideas and a godly desire for unity […]

Middle East: peace and reconciliation

Pray for people across the region where Jesus was born; for reconciliation between people groups, for peace and for renewed hope for the future, especially at this time of year.

Nepal: leading in a way that glorifies God

Local partner Dhana Lama asks for prayer for her to lead and manage United Mission to Nepal effectively and efficiently in a changing and challenging context with humility, courage and wisdom. Please pray also for Dhana and her team as they fight fraud and corruption, for them to be good stewards of what they have […]

Netherlands: new director for mission council

CMS mission partner Berdine van den Toren-Lekkerkerker has been appointed the new director of the Netherlands Mission Council (NZR) from 19 January 2023, having previously served as interim director for nearly two years. Praise God for this new role.

Peru: state of emergency

Pray for Peru, which is in the midst of a nationwide state of emergency. Protests have erupted across much of the country after President Pedro Castillo was impeached by Congress following his attempted “self-coup” this week. He tried to rule by decree and dissolve the Congress, which was already due to vote on his potential […]

Guatemala: moving house

Mission partners Mark and Rosalie Balfour moved house at the end of November. Pray for them as they continue to settle in and pray for their new home to be a place of hospitality where people encounter Jesus.