South Asia: education visit

Please pray for the preparations for an upcoming trip for an educational consultancy team going to South Asia in October. Pray for additional teachers to join, for visas to come through and for re-uniting with the various schools in the country.

Pakistan: churches burned

More than 100 people have been arrested in a city in east Pakistan after Muslims burned Christian churches and vandalised homes in response to claims that two Christian men had torn pages from a copy of the Quran. Please pray for all affected in this situation – for those who have lost homes and belongings […]

Pakistan: churches burned down

Please pray for Christians in Pakistan after 21 churches were burned down by a mob in villages near Faisalabad this week after an unproven accusation of Qur’an desecration. 

Nepal: finishing service

Andrew and Andrea Young have arrived back in the UK after finishing their time as mission partners in Nepal. Please pray for them in this time of transition, for rest and for ending well.

India: conflict in Manipur

Former CMS mission partners Kailean and Kim Khongsai, originally from Manipur, ask for prayer for people in the area, where conflict has been ongoing since early May and left 50,000 people displaced, over 140 dead and thousands injured. Pray for the many who have been displaced and injured, for help to reach them. Pray for […]

“There is life at the edges…”

In the summer, Church Mission Society celebrated how God is at work with partners from around the world

Malaysia: Asia Gateway

Mission partner Berdine van den Toren-Lekkerkerker asks for prayer for the participants of June’s Asia Gateway programme and for their families, communities and ministries. The study programme brought together leaders in mission from 10 different countries and offered participants the chance to spend time together, learn with and from each other and be built up […]

India: landslides, flash floods

Northern India has recently seen torrential downpours leading to landslides and flash floods. Hundreds of roads have been blocked by landslides and flooding has filled streets with debris. At least 22 people have died as a result. Pray for all those affected by the disaster and those involved in rescue and rebuilding efforts.

Taiwan: visit to the Diocese of Osaka

Mission partner Catherine Lee, who works with the Diocese of Taiwan, recently attended centenary celebrations for the Diocese of Osaka (known traditionally as a CMS diocese) on behalf of CMS. One of Catherine’s Bible study group members made some prayer bead bracelets (Anglican rosaries) as gifts for the bishop and clergy in Osaka, symbolising the […]

South East Asia: persecution

Please pray for Christians in a South East Asian country who have been arrested on account of their faith. Authorities are clamping down on gatherings of any kind in this country. Pray for Christians to be encouraged in their faith and to stand firm in the face of persecution.

Britain/Asia: Prayer and Aware meeting

Please pray for the Asia Forum CMS Prayer and Aware meeting taking place on Sunday 25 June at St Andrew’s Church Ilford at 4pm. For more information please see the attached flyer.

Malaysia: intercultural training programme

Students from 10 different countries are taking part in the Asia Gateway intercultural training programme in Malaysia. Pray for them to stay healthy and for good friendships to be formed during this time.