DR Congo: one year

It is now one year since mission partner Martin Gordon was consecrated as Bishop of Goma. Praise God that he has been using Martin in reconciliation and peacemaking across people groups. Martin writes, “Throughout all of the highs and lows of ministry and the worsening security situation coupled with increasing humanitarian crisis we have continued […]

DR Congo roundtable: give thanks

Thank you for praying for the roundtable in DRC that took place on Tuesday, focused on women and youth making disciples in conflict areas. CMS manager in Africa Joan Busolo gives thanks for the connections made and the birthing of friendships among different organisations and the realisation that they have shared visions. Joan is also […]

DR Congo: ongoing discussions

On Tuesday 7 May a roundtable discussion will bring together a number of people involved in making disciples in contexts affected by conflict to consider “The Role of Women and Youth in Implementing Wholistic Discipleship Programmes in eastern DRC”. This gathering will create space to share case studies on the pivotal role played by women […]

DR Congo

Martin Gordon, bishop of Goma and a CMS mission partner, asks for prayer for: a renewed commitment among political authorities to finding a peaceful and lasting solution to the conflict in eastern Congo, for aid to reach the seven million internally displaced people in the east of DRC and for pastors in the IDP camps […]

Project Lead, Africa

Do you have gifts in administration and enjoy working cross-culturally? Are you able to bring clarity to complex projects?

DR Congo: Bisoke’s health

Local partner Bisoke Balikenga has been unwell for a few weeks now. Please pray for good medical care and for healing.  

Women: refusing to give up on peace

Joan Busolo, CMS Africa manager, talks to Naomi Rose Steinberg about peacemaking women

DR Congo: a prayer for peace to prevail

Please continue to pray for peace to prevail in Goma and all DR Congo and for Anthea and Martin Gordon and their family and for those at CMS who are supporting them.

DR Congo: May peace prevail

Following reports of increased violence near Goma, DR Congo, we are praying for the safety and welfare of CMS people in mission in the area, including mission partner Martin Gordon, bishop of the Diocese of Goma. Please join us in praying that peace will prevail and pray for more and more peacemakers in the region.

DR Congo: peace

Martin Gordon shares that the only thing people in the east of the country want for Christmas is peace. Please pray for those who are behind the conflict – that God would turn their hearts from war to peace. Pray for the work of the churches to promote peace, through trauma healing and mediation. Pray […]

DR Congo: peace

Martin Gordon shares that the only thing people in the east of the country want for Christmas is peace. Please pray for those who are behind the conflict – that God would turn their hearts from war to peace. Pray for the work of the churches to promote peace, through trauma healing and mediation. Pray for the […]

DR Congo: escalating conflict before the election

Mission partner Martin Gordon, Bishop of Goma in eastern DR Congo, writes: “In the last few weeks on the military frontline 20 km north of Goma we have seen one of [the Anglican church’s] school teachers killed, one of our schools destroyed by bombs and two schoolchildren kidnapped. Schools have not started the academic year […]