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 […]

UK: Africa conference

This weekend CMS’s Africa conference takes place at CMS House in Oxford. Please pray for an encouraging time of sharing together. Please pray in particular for all of the organisational details to come together, for safe travel for supporters attending and that all would be inspired by what God is doing across Africa.

UK: people in mission gathering

Today sees the end of a gathering of CMS staff and people in mission who are in the UK. Please give thanks for time together and pray for safe travels home for all those who have been attending. Pray also for encouragement as people continue to share the love of Jesus back in their contexts.

Cathy Ross on Loved, Called, Gifted podcast

Hear what Cathy has to say about women in mission and 'pious domesticity', including the hidden stories of women missionaries.

UK: training and gathering

This weekend and early next week new people in mission have come together to undertake training – spending time exploring a range of important topics. Next week they will join with CMS people in mission currently in the UK for a conference. Pray for valuable sharing of experience, for people in mission to feel equipped […]

To hell – and back

CMS Diploma graduate Julie’s work with registered sex offenders leaving prison sometimes means following Jesus to the very edge of hell and back.

UK and global: A grateful gathering

This week, the CMS team joined in our first staff gathering of the year, where we happily welcomed some new colleagues and focused together on “naming” the year ahead. If you had to choose a theme for 2024 what would you like it to be?

UK: term time!

Give thanks for all the CMS pioneer mission students who embarked on the first week of their term. Pray that all students will be equipped for creative mission among people at the edges of traditional church. Pray for the teaching team, that they will have energy and wisdom.