Paraguay: indigenous voices

From our partners in Paraguay: “We give thanks for the Énxet pastors and church leaders from the Paraguayan Chaco who were able to take part in the indigenous [mission] congress [in October]…. We give thanks that we all got there and back safely….Give thanks for the spiritual refreshment received and fellowship with indigenous brothers and […]

Indigenous People’s Declaration shows clear intent

Congress charts a path forward for indigenous groups in Latin America

Indigenous Mission Congress for Latin America

Bringing together indigenous Jesus-followers from Paraguay, Argentina and Chile in a unique event

Paraguay: answer to prayer

Mission partner Tim Curtis writes, “We had an amazing answer to prayer, with abundant rain in many parts of the Chaco just over a week ago. Many thanks for your prayers.” Praise God for this answer to prayer and pray for the many countries around the world still suffering from drought.

Paraguay: drought

Please pray for God to send rain to Paraguay. Mission partner Tim Curtis writes that the Chaco region has not seen any significant rain since the end of April, and that things are very dry. The pipeline taking water to communities around Filadelfia, Loma Plata and Lolita (including the nearby Énxet community of El Estribo) […]

Paraguay: rain

July and August are the months when the Paraguayan Chaco receives the least rain. Mission partner Tim Curtis reports that water tanks and cisterns are running dry, although he continues to share what he has at the Rio Verde centre with those who come in search of water. Please pray for more rain and for […]

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.

Agustín and Teresa Maidana, Paraguay

Bringing the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ not only in our immediate environment, but also to the indigenous communities of our country

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 […]

Paraguay progress

Give thanks that the COVID-19 situation has improved dramatically in Paraguay, with mission partner Tim Curtis reporting that the government declared an end to the state of emergency on 19 April.

Argentina and Paraguay: consultations with indigenous peoples

Please continue to pray for this month’s series of consultations with indigenous peoples together with CMS’s partners in the region. Praise God for what was heard through the consultations in the Paraguayan Chaco this week and pray for the upcoming consultations in the Chaco of northern Argentina and in Araucanía, Chile. May we hear and […]

Paraguay: consultations with indigenous communities

From 3 to 5 May the Diocese of Paraguay will be holding consultations with indigenous communities of the Chaco. These consultations will be facilitated by local partner Agustin Maidana and mission partner Tim Curtis and form part of a wider listening project as CMS works with its strategic partners to discern how God is leading […]