Brazil

Please keep praying for families and communities affected by widespread flooding in Brazil. Evaldo Rodrigues, who has been helping provide relief in Olinda and Recife writes: “Floods caused more than 130 deaths, approximately 80,000 needed to leave their houses and go to shelters and over 10,000 lost their houses because of the floods in the […]

Brazil: tragedy after police operation

A police operation targeting gang members in a favela in Rio has left 19 people dead, including one police officer and a bystander. Pray for the families of those who have lost loved ones.

Brazil: deforestation

As deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon have hit a new six-year high, please pray for work to minimise its destruction and for creative ways to protect this huge rainforest, which is key to the absorption of greenhouse gases for the good of all the world.

Brazil: fostering progress

Evaldo Rodrigues writes that after more than three years of meetings, conversations, presentations and prayers, training has finally begun for potential foster families in Recife. Pray for the team running the training, and the two families doing the training and hoping to receive children in a few months’ time.

Brazil: flooding and landslides

Please continue to pray for the Recife and Olinda areas of northeastern Brazil which have been hit by widespread flooding and landslides. Over 100 people have been killed and more than 6,000 have had to leave their homes and stay in shelters. Please pray for all those affected and those responding with help including the […]

Rising death toll in Brazil floods

To date, officially, 106 people have died, 10 are still missing under the mud and more than 6,000 have had to leave their homes and are in shelters. 

“We’ve never seen such heavy rain” – floods kill 84 in Brazil

From Rosie and Stu Bayford in Olinda, Brazil: We have never seen such heavy rain and the flooding has been devastating here in Olinda. Our church, O Farol, works closely with a community called V8 which is situated just next to the canal so has been almost wiped out. The majority of these families have […]

Floods in Brazil and Honduras

There have been exceedingly heavy rains this week in Olinda, Brazil with widespread flooding. Local partner Bishop Flavio Adair asks for prayer for the city. Please pray for all CMS’s people in mission in the city. Last week Lindsey and Steve Poulson’s home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras was also hit by flooding. Please pray for all those affected by the heavy rains and flooding in both countries.

Brazil: Orange May

Pray for the impact of events being organised across Brazil as part of the Orange May campaign to combat child sexual abuse and exploitation. CMS’s people in mission in Olinda have been active in a series of initiatives. Working together local partner Bishop Flavio Adair at Living Waters Church and the team from ReVive (including […]

A truly super market gets going in Brazil

All smiles as the first shop signs up for surplus food project in Olinda, Brazil

Short-term volunteer, Brazil

ReVive and Água Viva church, based in Olinda, Brazil are in search of short-term volunteers to join their team.

Marcio Ciechanovicz and Noemi Celeti, Brazil

Connecting with people beyond the reach of traditional church, sharing the gospel in new ways and ministering to people’s physical needs.