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.
Uganda: moving in
Mission partners Sarah and Simon Cawdell have just moved into their own house. Praise God for this practical aspect of life falling into place. Pray for Sarah and Simon as they make this house their home for as long as God wants them to be there.
Tanzania: medical treatment
Please pray for mission partners Ben and Katy Ray and their three children while Katy is in South Africa for a few weeks for medical treatment. Pray for Katy’s treatment to be successful and for Ben as he holds the fort and cares for their three children in Usa River in northern Tanzania.
Sudan: escalation of fighting
In Khartoum, the recent ceasefire expired last weekend and fighting has since escalated again. Please pray for humanitarian aid to reach all those who need it, and for peace and stability in Sudan.
DR Congo: visas received
Praise God that mission associates Judy and Tim Rous have received their five-year missionary visas for DRC. Pray for Judy and Tim next week as they have a two-day diocesan staff meeting followed by an all staff day retreat.
Sudan: keep praying for peace and stability
Bishop Hassan James, local partner in Kadugli Diocese says: “We thank you for your continuous love and prayers for our country, Sudan. So far, the situation is very difficult, but our hope is in God.” He asks prayer for the cease-fire to continue for a longer period and for peace and stability. “The humanitarian situation […]
Tanzania: school holidays
Please pray for mission partner Stephen Hatch and the students at St John’s Seminary, Kilimatinde, who have broken up for the holidays this week, preparing to return to school on 1 July. Pray for Stephen, other teachers and the students to have a good break.
UK: CMS pioneer programme
Please pray for the CMS pioneer team as they recruit new students for this coming academic year. Pray for God to bring the right people to the upcoming open days and the online open evenings for the African Christianity undergraduate and MA programmes. Please also pray for existing pioneer students who are coming to the […]
Uganda: moving on
Pray for Nicci Maxwell as she finishes at Potter’s Village and prepares to travel to the UK for home and study leave. As she says her goodbyes and prepares for the next chapter, pray for her to know God as her sure foundation. Pray for everyone involved in the process of discerning her next placement; pray […]
A ceasefire came into force on Monday evening and the last few days has seen relative peace for the first time in five weeks, though sporadic artillery fire can still be heard in Khartoum, according to residents. Please pray for the ceasefire to hold and for peace to come to this nation.
Sudan: ongoing fighting
The intense fighting in Khartoum and its sister cities has now been going on for more than a month. Since fighting began in April, nearly 1,000 people have been killed and more than a million displaced. Kenyan president, William Ruto, is urging the warring Sudanese generals to stop the fighting. He says, “These generals are […]
Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda: flooding and mudslides
In the past week, devastating mudslides and flooding have hit Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda. Please pray for those who are affected; many have lost everything they own and don’t know where their next meal is coming from or where they are going to sleep tonight. Pray too for those trying to bring aid to […]