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.

Lambeth conference

Please continue to pray for all those participating in the Anglican Church’s Lambeth Conference, which beings Friday 29 July, including a number of CMS people in mission and strategic partners from Latin America, as well as bishops from partner churches in Africa, Asia and the rest of the world. May they all know God’s guidance […]

Strategic lay pioneer leaders training hub to open in Birmingham

Church Mission Society joins with The United Reformed Church, The Congregational Federation and Seedbeds to launch the 'Newbigin Pioneering Hub’

An invitation to Boris Johnson

A CMS mission partner invites the prime minister to visit southwest Uganda – to gain some perspective and more compassion when it comes to refugees.

Trustee meet-up

Give thanks for the CMS board of trustee meeting that took place this week and for all the women and men who serve in this way. CMS will soon be looking for new trustees to join the board; pray for this process.

Gather: Wild-erness on Anglesey

Get a flavour of the recent pioneer gathering on Anglesey with words by Liz Dunbar and photos by Mark Kensett

Pioneer training: open days

A taster day is taking place at the Northern Mission Centre this Saturday and there is an open day for Pioneer Mission Leadership Training in Oxford on Tuesday. Please pray for those considering this training, that those God is calling would be prompted to apply.

What is pioneering?

Take some time to connect with the calling, challenge, ministry and hope of pioneering, says Ash Barker. Could this be describing you?

Flying kites with invisible string

Annabel is an eight-year-old whose sibling sadly will die. Mission partner Ruth Radley is privileged to be there for Annabel.

Community cafe commended for caring

Home Cafe offers hot coffee and a warm welcome to refugees

Birmingham pioneer partnership

Pray for good attendance at the upcoming Taster Day on 21 May for the new Newbigin Pioneering Hub in Birmingham. The Newbigin Pioneering Hub is a collaboration between United Reformed Church, CMS and Seedbeds and named in honour of the inspirational URC minister and mission theologian Lesslie Newbigin. The hub will deliver the CMS Certificate in Pioneer […]

A decade of difference: anti-FGM charity marks a milestone

28 Too Many, the charity founded by CMS mission partner Ann-Marie Wilson, is celebrating 10 years of working to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM).