UK: mobilising the next generation for mission

Pray for fresh creativity and energy for vocational recruitment. Bev Chilolo, CMS’s vocational recruitment lead, will be visiting Christian Unions this month, seeking to mobilise the next generation into global mission. Pray that these events will be fruitful and pray for churches to get excited about global mission and encourage those seeking a call to […]

Pioneering Parishes: Community of learning

A space to learn, grow, share insight and be encouraged in fostering culture change

“Truth gathering” – an intercultural worship journey

Rev Ruwani Gunawardene, a second year MA student with CMS Pioneer Mission Training, narrates a personal journey into the Asian Satsang style expression of worship

Creation and Advent

What does it mean for Jesus to be born into a world of ecological collapse?

UK: Clean for Good carol service

Tomorrow, 2 December, Clean for Good is hosting a carol service for cleaners in partnership with St Katharine Cree (a church and one of Clean for Good’s clients). The service will be held in Spanish, Portuguese and English and include some testimonies from cleaners about the impact of low pay, impact of faith on their […]

Recruitment near and far

Give thanks for new CMS staff joining us this week and next in our direct marketing team. Also give thanks for the opportunity staff members Bev and Philip had this week to attend the Christian Resources Exhibition event in the Midlands. Pray that the good conversations they had will progress into people coming forward for […]

UK: Pioneer Training audit

Pray for Cathy Ross and the Oxford teaching team as they are visited by Durham University and Church of England inspectors to check the quality of CMS’s Pioneer Mission Training programme next week.

UK: Harry Moore 100th birthday

We celebrate with Harry Moore, who turned 100 years old this week! Praise God for his faithful service as a mission partner in Iran, later on CMS staff and from 1986 to 1990 as general secretary of CMS.

Cleaning up the cleaning sector

Maritza has gone from being treated like a machine to being seen for her worth as a person.

UK: pioneer students

Please pray for CMS Pioneer Mission Training students, both those who study online and those who study in-person, who will be taking a break from study for our reading week in a few days. May they find refreshment.

Beauty / brokenness

The contrasts on show while walking in the local park help Anna and Chris Hembury reflect on how God sees us.

Britain: Adelante conference

Pray for the Latin America forum organising the Adelante conference 2023, Mission on the Urban Edge: Pioneering mission in Latin American urban spaces on Saturday 23 September. Pray particularly for all of those who will be sharing both in the UK and from across Latin America and pray too for all of the technical elements […]