Ethiopia: preparing to return

Please pray for mission partners Chris and Suzy Wilson and their children in their final two weeks of home leave, for precious times with family and friends and time and space to rest. Pray for their safe return to Addis Ababa on 16 August. 

Africa: mission partners recently finished

Please pray for mission partners Lynn Treneary (South Sudan) and Patricia and Peter Wyard (DR Congo), who have recently finished service with CMS. For Lynn, pray for her as she continues to work on improving her health and looks for a job. Pray too for safety as she travels between various family and friends across […]

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…”

In the summer, 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 […]

Uganda/South Africa

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 […]

Uganda: refugees

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.