Pray for local partners Emil and Reem Bourizk, who started the Good Shepherd school for Syrian refugee children. More than 300 children are receiving education at the school now. Pray for them and the teachers and that Lebanon will emerge soon from immense economic and political instability.
Many of our local partner organisations in Asia would welcome mission partners who feel called to serve alongside them at the edges, yet recruitment for people in mission for Asia continues to be a challenge. Please pray for this. And pray for our colleagues in Asia-CMS as they prepare to celebrate their 10th anniversary as […]
UK: settling in
We give thanks with former mission partners in South East Asia, Katherine and Tony, that Tony has got a job and they have moved to their new location in Scotland. Pray that they settle in well and that Tony’s induction goes smoothly.
South Asia: study camp
Do pray for mission partner F in South Asia and for the organisation that she works with as they have a study camp in the mountains from 25 to 31 July. Pray for both the teachers and the students; for the logistics in getting there, for teachers to be ready to teach and for students […]
Nepal: connections and development
Give thanks for mission partners Andrea and Andrew Young’s recent trip to Okhaldhunga to connect with people working at the hospital in this hill town. Continue also to pray as they develop their prayer space, offering weekly Bible studies, prayer breakfasts and counselling sessions. In addition, do pray for Andrea as she might have the possibility of […]
Sri Lanka: economic collapse
Pray for the people of Sri Lanka, where the government has run out of money to pay for food, fuel and medicine and is relying on help from neighbouring countries and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Our contacts at LEADS write that they are “doing okay by the grace of God”, but ask for prayer […]
Please pray for mission partners Philip and Sylvie Good as they resettle in Lebanon. Pray for the Lord to guide their steps and the connections they make as they work with local refugees and support the work of the Together Network hub to train Muslim background believers.
South East Asia: language learning ￼
Mission partners recently arrived at their location in South East Asia ask for prayer for their ongoing language learning and for them to get to know their neighbours and put down some roots.
Asia: safe travels
Give thanks for safe travels and good visits for CMS’s manager for Asia – the trip was a good time of connecting with people in mission and other partners. Give thanks also for the organisations he visited and the ways in which they are sharing the unconditional love of Jesus.
Philippines: making connections
Please pray for mission partners Eric and Sandra Read, recently returned from UK leave, as they settle back in to life in the Philippines and connect with other like-minded organisations in the area of creation care. Pray for them as they work towards financial sustainability for the farm they run using natural farming principles.
A time to mourn
The CMS community are grieving the death of Rev Jane Shaw, former mission partner in Pakistan and CMS trustee; she was an ever-faithful member of our family and will be greatly missed.
As World Refugee Week draws to a close, may we not forget those who have been forced to flee their own countries to escape violence and persecution. Pray that they will know God’s comfort and pray for CMS people in mission working among refugee communities across the world; this includes mission partners and local partners.