Ethiopia: training refugees

Mission partners Chris and Suzy Wilson in Ethiopia share that they were able to secure permission for Chris to deliver a preaching course to church leaders from several different ethnic groups in a refugee camp, which was well received with good feedback. Chris hopes to deliver a second block of training, but needs to get […]

CMS-Africa: planning

Give thanks for the opportunity for the CMS-Africa team and CMS staff to meet together in person to share vision and planning. Please pray for fruitful discussions, great discernment and for God to guide and inspire these conversations.

Uganda: starting out

Pray for mission partners Sarah and Simon Cawdell as they are commissioned this Sunday ahead of travelling to Uganda next week to serve at Archbishop Janani Luwum Theological College and the local community in Gulu. Pray for them as they say their goodbyes and prepare to leave the UK as well as for safety in […]

The Woman at the Gate

Tom and Verity Clare reflect on healthcare and discipleship for people at the edges in north-west Uganda

Kenya: training programmes

Local partner Meshack Okumu asks for prayer for the women’s training programme and 3D training (Discover, Develop, Deploy) – pray for the women and young people on each training programme to have their minds opened to new possibilities and come away from the training equipped and ready for new opportunities.

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 […]