Uganda: miraculous recovery

Mission partner Nicci Maxwell is grateful to everyone who has prayed for Godfrey, the husband of Promise, a nurse at Potter’s Village. Godfrey has been recovering from being attacked and stabbed on 7 February, but has now astonished his medical team by getting out of bed and going for a short walk. The chest drain […]

South Sudan: ongoing conflict 

Local partner Paul Lueth asks for prayer for Twic and Abyei regions affected by armed conflict. A recent attack led to the deaths of three people from the Twic side. Pray for calm and the ongoing peace processes, including an upcoming peace conference in Wau in March where two churches from Twic and Abyei will […]

DR Congo: upcoming consecration

Incoming Bishop of Goma Martin Gordon asks for prayer for the preparations for his upcoming consecration on 12 March in Goma. They are expecting up to 2,000 people for the event, including guests from the UK, Australia, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, and will need to feed them all. Pray for good teamwork among those organising […]

Kenya: annual planning by CMS-Africa staff 

CMS-Africa staff and country coordinators will be gathering in Nairobi from 13 February to 9 March to map out CMS-Africa’s activities for the months and years ahead, with a team from CMS Britain joining the group for the final week. Pray for the group as they come together and give space for God to guide and […]

DR Congo: security situation

CMS-Africa ask for prayer for Goma. The M23 armed group have been trying for months to capture Kitchanga, 90km west of Goma, and were finally successful last week. Although the road north is more stable and traffic is starting up again, the fear is that the M23’s strategy is still to cut off Goma from […]

Uganda: new principal for theological college

Mission partners Sarah and Simon Cawdell will soon be travelling to Gulu, Uganda, where Sarah will take up the role of principal of Archbishop Janani Luwum Theological College. Please pray for Sarah and Simon as they prepare to leave England, relocate to Uganda and settle into their new context and roles in Gulu.  

South Sudan: Archbishop of Canterbury’s pilgrimage of peace

Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby as he visits South Sudan from 3 to 5 February to meet the country’s president and vice president and to preach in All Saints Cathedral, Juba. The focus of Archbishop Welby’s visit is peace-making, and in the name of unity, leaders of three different parts of the Church are coming […]

Ethiopia: training for pastors in refugee camps

Mission partners Chris and Suzy Wilson ask for prayer for training for church leaders in refugee camps in Ethiopia. Over the past few weeks, Chris has spent time developing a basic training course – once it is ready, it will need to be approved by SIM and the churches who might participate in the training. […]

A school for peace

A new primary school in conflict-torn Sudan is laying the foundations for peace.

Uganda: hospital renovation

Mission partners Neil and Sue Browning write that there is a new surgeon employed at Moyo Hospital alongside Neil, and this may allow Neil to spend some time in Kajo-Keji, where a hospital is being renovated by Médecins Sans Frontières. Pray for things to fall into place so that this works out and so that […]

CMS partner’s fight to end FGM recognised in New Year Honours List

Dr Ann-Marie Wilson awarded MBE

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.