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 […]
South Sudan: provision of food
Western Equatoria, the state where Maridi is situated, ranked first among South Sudan states for food production last year. Praise God that the state was able to provide enough food for its population and even had some to spare.
South Sudan: travelling and training
Local partner Joseph Noel asks for prayer for himself and fellow trainer Meshack Oduke as they run training courses near Wau. Pray for God to equip each participant through the course for what he has in store for their specific ministries.
South Sudan: events to promote peace
United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), in partnership with local government, recently held four events to promote peace, bringing together community leaders from different areas, starting dialogues and training people in brokering peace and reconciliation. Pray for those who attended these events to be peacemakers in their communities and for peace to spread as […]
Michael Aban, South Sudan
Teaching at Nile Theological College, teaching CMS-Africa courses and pastoring a local congregation
Sam Malish, South Sudan
Partnering with local churches to offer trauma healing in the refugee camps and coordinating children’s ministry across multiple agencies
Joseph Noel Sati, South Sudan
Church leader and country coordinator, working to build the capacity of local churches in Sudan and South Sudan using CMS-Africa’s courses