UK: upcoming ordination

Pat Blanchard, formerly a mission partner in Peru, is being ordained priest next Saturday, 29 June at Winchester Cathedral. She will be licensed to serve at St Christopher’s, Southbourne, where she has been worshipping for the past 18 months. The ordination service will be live-streamed; more details will become available nearer the time at Pray for […]

South East Asia: safety and settling in

Please pray for mission partners B and M – for protection for B as he travels next month, for B’s visa for Ireland to come through and for the family as they settle into life in Ireland for their home leave.

Ukraine: electricity supply

Our partners in Ukraine ask for continued prayer against attacks on power stations and for recovery from them. Some parts of the country have struggled to sustain electricity supply for a long time, but more recently, Kyiv has also been affected, with cut-offs mainly from 7–8pm.

Czech Republic: student ministry

Mission partners Lea and Petra Williams work in Brno, Czech Republic, a city with a high student population. They lead Bible studies at a local university and share: “This term we’ve been working through Paul’s Letter to the Philippians and asking the question ‘How can we experience purpose and joy, even in times of trial […]

UK: pioneer recruitment

We continue to pray for people considering studying with CMS on our Pioneer Mission Training course and for churches considering whether to participate in Pioneering Parishes. Please pray that God will give more and more people a heart for mission among those on the edges of church, society and our comfort zones.

Ukraine: frontline chaplains

Continue to pray for local partner Valery and other people who are serving as chaplains in hospitals and at the frontline. Pray especially that chaplains have personal and spiritual strength to keep going in this vital but tiring role. Pray for favour with frontline military commanders who decide whether to permit chaplains to visit troops. […]

Praying power and staying power

A humble prayer group has been supporting people in mission week in, week out, through more than two years of war

North Africa and Spain: looking after mission workers

Mission partners based in Spain serve mission workers in North Africa through providing leadership development, debriefing and spiritual direction. Pray for them as they develop their residential retreat property with a view to being able to host larger groups.

Signalling support for two years

Since Russia’s violent invasion of Ukraine two years ago, faithful supporters have been meeting weekly on Saturday evenings to pray.

Ukraine: the pastor at the front lines

CMS local partner in demand as forces chaplain, while churches pray and fast for an end to war

Ukraine: rest for the weary

Pray for local partner Valery and his wife Olga as they seek visas to leave the Ukraine to visit their son and family in the UK. Pray for God to pave the way for a restful time with family where Valery and Olga can have a proper break and spend time with each other and […]

Ukraine: ongoing war

We are approaching the two year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Our partners in Ukraine are very grateful for everyone’s prayers over the past two years and ask us to keep praying, particularly now. Local partner Valery Alymov, pastor of the Tabernacle of the Living God church (TLG) has just returned from the front […]