Argentina: People in Mission gathering

Mission partners in Latin America request prayer for the first ever CMS Latin America regional conference, taking place in January. Pray for a time of rest and renewal, for friendships to deepen and for God to unite people in mission across the region as they look to the future.

Guatemala: moving house

Mission partners Mark and Rosalie Balfour moved house at the end of November. Pray for them as they continue to settle in and pray for their new home to be a place of hospitality where people encounter Jesus.

Guatemala: Christmas

Azaria Spencer asks for prayer for vulnerable children and young people in Guatemala, especially those with difficult family life situations, at a time of year where there is a big focus on family.   Please pray too for Azaria as she prepares for a trip to the UK to visit family, friends, supporters and link churches. […]

Honduras: Radio Christmas

Mission partners Lindsey and Steve Poulson ask for prayer for Street Kids Direct’s annual fundraiser Radio Christmas, which will be broadcast from Honduras and Guatemala this year. Please pray for the technology to run smoothly and that listeners are blessed by the stories they hear and are motivated to get involved.

Bolivia: general strike ended

Praise God that the general strike across Santa Cruz, Bolivia has finally ended and people are now able to return to normal life, including CMS’s people in mission in the city, the Peart family and local partner Franklin Cuenca. An agreement between the national government and regional leaders has resulted in a law which has […]

Bolivia: wildfires

Also in Bolivia, wildfires are causing heavy smoke around Tarija where local partner Bishop Walter Toro lives. Residents have been advised to remain indoors due to very poor air quality and flights to the city have been cancelled. Please pray for an end to the fires.

Brazil: landslides

In southern Brazil, heavy rains are causing landslides, with one landslide leading to at least two deaths and leaving many more missing. Please pray for safety for people in the affected areas.

First foster family found!

Boy aged five becomes first child to benefit from pioneering fostering service in Brazil

Brazil: political situation

Please continue to pray for Brazil, where many are concerned about the political situation following recent elections. Supporters of current president, Jair Bolsonaro, continue to protest against the result of the election which he lost to Lula da Silva. His party has brought legal challenges demanding the annulment of some votes cast in the second […]

Ecuador: ongoing state of emergency

Parts of Ecuador continue to be under a state of emergency and a night time curfew as violence on the streets continues. The battle between Ecuador’s government and rival drug gangs seeking controls of lucrative drug trafficking routes continues. Pray particularly for Sharon Wilcox and the Orchid project which continues to operate amid these challenges, […]

Una breve historia de SAMS

Principios En 1844, el capitán Allen Gardiner fundó la Sociedad Misionera Patagónica en Brighton. Esto siguió a sus solicitudes infructuosas a varias sociedades misioneras para abrazar las necesidades de los pueblos de la Patagonia. Estos incluían la Sociedad Misionera de la Iglesia, como se nos llamaba entonces, aunque lo que faltaba era la financiación, no […]

Bolivia: ongoing strikes

Please pray for the ongoing situation in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where strikes against the national government continue into their fourth week with roads blockaded and protests against the national census delays continuing. Pray for a resolution to the situation, for peace and for CMS’s people in mission in the region.