Uganda: returned to the UK
Pray for mission partners Tom and Verity Clare and their five children, who have recently returned to the UK permanently. Pray for each member of the family as they make friends and adjust to life in their new location.
DR Congo: ongoing conflict
Bisoke Balikenga, local partner in Bunia, writes that people are exhausted due to the incessant violence. Please pray for Christians who are beginning to waver in their faith, when peace remains elusive and their prayers seem to go unanswered.
“There is life at the edges…”
Last week, Church Mission Society celebrated how God is at work with partners from around the world
Neema and Jigsaw: 20 years at the edges
Two pioneering CMS ventures notch up their 20th anniversary in 2023
Making a difference to those on the edge of life
Piriyo, a young man in north east DR Congo, struggled to move around or do much more than sit on a mat outside his hut.
Sudan: ongoing violence in Khartoum
Pray for the people of Khartoum, where the violent conflict which began in April this year continues to cause destruction, devastation, loss of life and tear families apart. Pray for peace and reconciliation to come to this broken nation and for God’s healing to be poured out.
Uganda: Archbishop Janani Luwum Theological College
Mission partners Sarah and Simon Cawdell ask for prayer for wisdom as they develop relationships and assess the priorities for their work in Gulu, Uganda. Pray, too, for Sarah as she battles with the bureaucracy necessary to register Archbishop Janani Luwum Theological College with the National Council for Higher Education. This is by no means […]
Theological training bears fruit for the long term, say mission partners Caroline and Dick Seed in South Africa. “In 2019, we asked for prayer for Andrew Nalumenya from Uganda Christian University (UCU) who was pursuing a PhD under Caroline’s supervision.” Give thanks with the Seeds that Andrew has now been awarded his doctorate and is […]
Local partner Sam Malish asks for prayer for refugees who are forced to return to the country they have fled or are relocating because their food rations have been cut due to funding shortfalls. Pray for safety for those who are travelling, especially for those who are travelling through or returning to war zones.
DR Congo: upcoming training
Local partner and country coordinator Jeff Sikabwe asks for prayer for training taking place this week in Beni diocese. Pray for Jeff in his role as a facilitator and for those participating in the training, including local partner Etsegeri Emmanuel from Aru diocese.
DR Congo: ongoing conflict
Local partner Bisoke Balikenga asks for prayer in the midst of ongoing violence. Following a recent attack, more than 41 people were reported killed, and more bodies are still being found in the bush. Bisoke writes, “The people are really exhausted due to the incessant violence. Please pray, pray, pray.”
Burundi: strengthening Christian values
The Anglican Church of Burundi writes that young people testify that Christian values are being challenged in the face of the alternative life choices offered by the world. Pray for young Christians in Burundi as they strive to live in accordance with the Bible and work to strengthen Christian values through training and activities.