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 […]

South Sudan: ongoing conflict

Local partners Paul and Regina Lueth ask for prayer for the conflict between Dinka Twic and Dinka Ngok over land disputes. After a few months of quiet, fighting started again recently and 16 people have lost their lives. Please pray for peace. 

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DR Congo loss

Please pray for local partner Bisoke Balikenga, whose mother recently died. Pray that Bisoke will feel God’s comfort as he and his family grieve and continue to pray for his ministry of peacemaking and reconciliation, too. He is playing a major role in coordinating a big meeting with church leaders, which is planned for October […]

Kenya: mushroom farming

Local partner Rachel Karanja shares that she recently trained a group of young people in mushroom farming, giving them tools to create their own employment. Praise God for this equipping of young people. 

Tanzania: Financial Freedom for Families training

Local partner Paul Kibona asks for prayer for upcoming F4 (Financial Freedom for Families) training in Dar es Salaam. Pray for the trainers to connect and communicate clearly with participants, and for the participants to understand the teaching and prepare to apply it in their own lives. Pray for Paul as he shares about CMS-Africa programmes. 

Press play for peace

How an audio player loaded with Bible stories changed the life of Sadia after she fled the fighting in South Sudan