South Sudan: food insecurity

Please pray for the Bahr el Ghazal region, where flooding has caused crops to fail and caused severe food insecurity. Pray for God to have mercy on the innocent people living in the most affected areas of Twic, Aweil and Abyei. 

Uganda: Ebola

At least 136 cases and 53 deaths have been confirmed since Ebola was detected in Uganda in mid-September. Pray for the many who have lost loved ones to the disease, and for the outbreak to be contained.

Uganda: Financial Freedom for Families graduations

Local partner Judith Murungi writes that 24 people are graduating from the Financial Freedom for Families stewardship course this week, and another 20 will be graduating next weekend. Praise God for the impact of this course on those who are graduating now as well as all those who have gone before, and pray for the […]

Africa: theological education

Caroline and Dick Seed, mission partners based in South Africa, work to support theological education across Africa and beyond. Next week Dick will be attending the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education conference – please pray for safe travels and fruitful connections and conversations.

COP27: creation care

Mission partner Joel Kelling is attending the COP27 conference in Egypt as part of the delegation from the Anglican Communion. He is supporting logistics and communications, and will be in the negotiating space presenting a policy paper, linking with other Christians and interfaith partners, and trying to support the voices of too often marginalised peoples, […]

Ethiopia: peace agreed

We are grateful for the news that a truce has been agreed between warring factions in Ethiopia. Both sides have agreed to halt the two-year violent conflict that has resulted in a major humanitarian crisis. “The agreement between the Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces should allow aid deliveries to resume,” says the BBC. Based in […]

Uganda: health training

Mission partners Tom and Verity Clare in Uganda ask for prayer for a “training of trainers” event being held next week on the subject of life skills and reproductive health: “Sexual and reproductive health is an area for young people that can be prone to slip through the cracks here, with parents, schools and church […]

DR Congo: church leaders’ meeting

CMS-Africa is planning an interdenominational meeting this December to bring together church leaders from different church traditions in eastern DRC. Pray for God’s wisdom for those planning the event, for the logistics of gathering this group and, not least, unity in Jesus as they spend time together.

A listening year

Church Mission Society has bold mission plans, but we dare not launch them without first listening to Jesus, to each other and to voices from the edges.

Burundi: teaching again

Pray for mission associate Michael Hunter, who is teaching in Burundi for the first time in a few years. Pray for him to connect well with his students and for wisdom to know how to make the best use of his time while he is there.

Uganda: Ebola virus outbreak

The latest Ebola outbreak has killed 24 people from a total of 60 reported cases. Earlier this week, a three-week lockdown was declared in two districts to help contain the outbreak. Pray for protection for those treating victims, and for the outbreak to come to an end quickly.

DR Congo: handing over work

Please pray for mission partners Patricia and Peter Wyard as they prepare to hand over their work to others and return to the UK permanently later this year. Pray for the discipleship based around Rooted in Jesus to be strengthened and for doors to open so that the work can expand and encourage Christians in […]