UK: PiM conference

Give thanks for our people in mission conference which has been taking place over the past few days. Pray for CMS people in mission as they return to their contexts or continue on home leave.

UK: searching for new chair of trustees

CMS is looking to appoint a new chair of trustees. We give thanks for Charles Clayton’s faithful service (he will be stepping down in the spring after 10 years in the role) and ask for prayer as we search for, discern and appoint a new chair.

UK: Political Theology for Mission

CMS’s Pioneer Mission Training, in collaboration with thinktank Theos, is hosting a residential from 11 to 13 July as part of our Political Theology for Mission module. Participants will be exploring how Christians and churches can engage in politics and what that means for public witness. Please pray for those leading the course as well […]

UK: office staff

We give thanks for the chance for CMS office staff to spend time together and build each other up at CMS’s all-staff picnic this week. Pray for this time together to enable office staff to continue to work together smoothly to support mission at the edges around the world.

UK: election

Please pray for the UK following the general election on 4 July. Pray for the future prime minister to be open to God’s leading in his role and be guided to make decisions that clearly benefit the nation.

UK: ordinations

Give thanks that Grace Kanungha is to be ordained this Friday, 28 June. Pray for her and Festo and the children as they prepare to move to Bodmin in Cornwall, where Grace will be curate and Festo will have a role in the parish as a mission partner. Pray too for former mission partner Pat […]

South East Asia: safety and settling in

Please pray for mission partners B and M – for protection for B as he travels next month, for B’s visa for Ireland to come through and for the family as they settle into life in Ireland for their home leave.

Guatemala: returning to the UK

Mark and Rosalie Balfour arrive back in the UK on 24 April. Please pray for them as they say goodbye to many friends and colleagues in Guatemala alongside packing, clearing their house and doing all the administrative work that’s needed before they leave. Pray for stamina and resilience as they press on with everything that […]

UK: transition

Pray for Festo and Grace Kanungha, mission partners in Cornwall, as they prepare to move from Liskeard to Bodmin. Praise God that they have a house ready to move into and that God has prepared the way for them. Please pray for their family, especially the children, as they go through this transition.

Yes! Anglican Inspiration

A new book by CMS member Maurice Sinclair helps us reflect on our own place in God's missional plans

Bloomin’ mission!

Old mission partners never really retire, says David Sharland, who served for decades in east Africa... and now by the Irish Sea.

Africa: Dorcas Dress Project trip

CMS pioneer Maria Skoyles is currently preparing for a trip to Africa (location confidential) in connection with the Dorcas Dress Project, which helps people escape poverty. Please pray for safe travel, for good relationships to be built and for good feedback that enables the Dorcas Dress Project to grow and flourish in a way that honours […]