Argentina and Guatemala: transitions of leadership

Please pray for countries in Latin America in transitions of leadership at present. Argentina has been struggling with rampant inflation for years and new president, Javier Milei, has taken office promising shock treatment for the country’s economy and that things will get worse before they get better. In Guatemala, president-elect Bernardo Arévalo’s election win is […]

Northern Argentina: faithful service

CMS staff in Oxford are grateful to have had time with retiring mission partners Catherine Le Tissier and Nick Drayson this week. We celebrated their decades of service in Argentina and beyond. They have both worked so hard in practically helping people to grow as disciples of Jesus, and helping create a movement of spirit-filled […]

Argentina: mission work going forward

Having returned to the UK, Nick Drayson and Catherine Le Tissier ask for prayer for those who will take forward the mission work in the diocese of Northern Argentina and in the Province of South America, especially leaders adjusting to new roles in AMARE and other organisations.

Argentina: indigenous mission

Praise God for the meeting of indigenous peoples representatives in Buenos Aires last week. Representing eight different people groups across five different countries, they met together with representatives from CMS and the Latin American Church to set a course forward for mission together, in and from indigenous contexts. Please pray for the ongoing coordination with […]

Argentina: finishing service

Mission partners Nick Drayson and Catherine Le Tissier are returning to the UK as they end service with CMS and the Diocese of Northern Argentina. Give thanks for their many years in mission in the region and pray for their flight back on Tuesday 13 June. As Nick continues his recovery from his surgery, pray […]

Argentina: indigenous mission coordinating team

Pray for the indigenous mission coordinating team as they meet together from 16–19 June in Argentina. Representatives of different indigenous peoples from across the region are meeting together to plan mission work for the coming year. Please pray for the Spirit’s leading and for wisdom for the participants. Pray too for Paul Tester and Tim […]

Argentina: celebrations and farewells

After decades of loving service in northern Argentina, Catherine Le Tissier and Nick Drayson shared poignant farewells

Argentina: training for rural church leaders

Local partner Marcos Humacata and other rural church leaders are receiving training this week and next. Marcos asks for prayer for leaders to be encouraged and challenged through the Word of God, for the Holy Spirit to guide them and for cultural and language barriers not to cause difficulties. Please also pray against the spread […]

Argentina: celebrating Nick Drayson’s ministry

On 7 May a service of thanksgiving will be held in Salta for Nick Dayson’s ministry over 14 years as Bishop, and on 8 May – his 70th birthday. He officially retires and resigns as both diocesan bishop and Primate of South America (having been on sick leave since January). Pray also for his wife Catherine who […]

Argentina: dengue fever

As dengue fever has spread rapidly across northwest Argentina, please pray for all those affected. Forty people are known to have died and at least 60,000 have been infected as a result of this outbreak. Please pray for the disease to stop spreading and for healing for those who are currently ill. Please particularly remember […]

Hope deferred, not lost

At the end of the world, CMS people in mission in Latin America reconnected with history and found renewed purpose

Latin America: recovery from illness

Please continue to pray for those CMS people in mission in Latin America who are unwell. Remember Nick Drayson in prayer as he continues his recovery from a heart attack and bypass surgery and praise God he is doing well. Pray too for him and Catherine Le Tissier as they prepare for their move back […]