Chile, Paraguay: healing for local partners
Please pray for the health of two local partners in Latin America, both currently leaders of their dioceses. Jose Pino (Chile) is currently recovery from an operation, while Agustín Maidana (Paraguay) is suffering from a viral infection. Please pray for their full recovery and for continued good health.
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay: indigenous peoples’ congress
Plans continue to be developed for an indigenous peoples’ congress in October which will involve CMS and key partners from Araucanía, Chile and the Chaco of Argentina and Paraguay. Please pray for all of this planning phase, for all of the participants as they prepare for the congress and for discernment of the Spirit’s leading […]
Chile: new constitution
Chile’s proposed new constitution is being officially presented on 4 July before it is put to a vote on 4 September for the nation to decide if it is to be accepted and implemented. Pray for the right decision to be made and for Chile to take the right path for its future.
Future of mission with indigenous peoples
As consultations with indigenous peoples across the region continue, please pray for those meeting in Chol-Chol, Chile this week for the Diocese of Araucanía’s consultation on Saturday 28 May. Pray for the voice of the Mapuche communities there to be heard well and to help shape the future of mission in the region.
Chile: provincial synod
Also this weekend, please pray for the Province of Chile which is holding its provincial synod. Pray for wise decisions to be made and for God’s leading for all of the delegates including mission partner Bishop Alf Cooper.
Chile: natural resources in short supply
This week, plans to ration water in Santiago were announced as a result of 13 years of drought. Seen as another example of climate change, please pray for wise stewardship of the region’s natural resources and for those working in creation care to counteract the damage that has already been done. Please pray particularly for […]
Gabriel Parra, Chile
Developing the ministerial strategic plan of the church plant while serving as assistant pastor in a larger nearby church and teaching about Christianity in a local school