South Sudan: Archbishop of Canterbury’s pilgrimage of peace
Pray for Archbishop Justin Welby as he visits South Sudan from 3 to 5 February to meet the country’s president and vice president and to preach in All Saints Cathedral, Juba. The focus of Archbishop Welby’s visit is peace-making, and in the name of unity, leaders of three different parts of the Church are coming […]
South Sudan: conflict resolution
Local partners Paul and Regina Lueth ask for prayer for peace between Dinka Twic and Dinka Ngok communities. Pray for the Dinka Twic and Dinka Ngok to work together towards peace. Pray, too, for training for trauma healing in Twic, scheduled for the first week of December.
South Sudan: food insecurity
Please pray for the Bahr el Ghazal region, where flooding has caused crops to fail and caused severe food insecurity. Pray for God to have mercy on the innocent people living in the most affected areas of Twic, Aweil and Abyei.
South Sudan: ongoing conflict
Local partners Paul and Regina Lueth ask for prayer for the conflict between Dinka Twic and Dinka Ngok over land disputes. After a few months of quiet, fighting started again recently and 16 people have lost their lives. Please pray for peace.
Press play for peace
How an audio player loaded with Bible stories changed the life of Sadia after she fled the fighting in South Sudan
Food crisis tightens its grip on 19 ‘Hunger Hotspots’ as famine looms in the Horn of Africa – WFP
The World Food Programme today spotlit the Horn of Africa's food crisis in a report that warns of dire consequences for 19 countries where food insecurity is of the highest concern.
Uganda: South Sudanese refugees
We praise God with local partner Sam Malish for the children’s ministry taking place in refugee camps. Sam asks for prayer for plans to come together to expand this work into another refugee settlement, called Bidibidi. Please pray, too, for refugees’ food supply; rations have been limited to 70 per cent of the recommended amount for […]
South Sudan and Sudan: political unrest
Local partner Joseph Noel has just returned from Sudan to his base in South Sudan. He shares that the political unrest in Sudan is intense and asks for prayer to see God’s hand and intervention in the situation. For South Sudan, please pray for wisdom for Joseph and others as they work together to build […]
Uganda: Sunday school
Alongside their responsibilities at Moyo Hospital and Kajo-Keji Christian College (in South Sudan) respectively, Neil and Sue Browning lead a Sunday school with five young leaders. Up to 120 children have been attending, and recently many responded to a gospel message. Pray with them that these children seek God seriously.
South Sudan: food insecurity
The World Food Programme (WFP) announced this week that, due to a lack of funds, it is reducing its food assistance in South Sudan, where 60 per cent of the population face severe food insecurity during the lean season, fuelled by continuing conflict, severe flooding, localised drought and soaring food prices. This means that 1.7 […]
DR Congo, Sudan, South Sudan: the things that make for peace
CMS and CMS-Africa have been developing approaches to making disciples in contexts where the Church and Christians struggle to exist. In Africa, we have initially identified conflict zones as a major context for mission at the edges. To this end, we are focused on DR Congo, Sudan and South Sudan. CMS-Africa report: “This month, we are […]