UK: Discipling young people

Anna and Chris Hembury are mission partners sharing life with people on the margins in Hull, including discipling young people. They ask, “Please pray for this new generation of young leaders, that they might find their feet on God’s good road and find their voice in sharing Jesus’ story. Pray too for wisdom for us […]

UK: cost of living

This week the CMS staff team got together for our monthly all-staff day. In the morning we talked about the challenges the UK and the rest of the world are facing: anxiety, fear, instability, violence, polarisation, division, climate crisis. We pray for God’s mercy and for the grace to keep following Jesus, and to keep […]

UK: recruitment

CMS is currently looking for several new people to join the office team. Please pray for God to call, equip and bring the right person to fill each of these roles and for God’s clear guidance for those meeting and interviewing potential new employees.

UK: CMS pioneer students

Please pray for our pioneer students, who are finishing their first reading week and are halfway through the autumn term. Pray for students and the teaching team as they prepare for graduation in December.


Give thanks for the CMS People in Mission conference last week at All Nations Christian College. It was the first such in-person gathering for people in mission since the start of the pandemic and it was so good to be together.

UK: mission partners on leave

Many of our people in mission are in the UK on leave, catching up with family, friends and link churches over the summer. Please pray for our mission partners and their children to find rest in the midst of the busyness and the many people they are here to see and things they are here […]

CMS Conversations Day 2022

The 10th gathering for Church Mission Society’s annual Conversations Day will focus on sustainability and lasting change in mission.

Mission and disabled people

Tim Rourke shares research on how attitudes, access and agency are often missing when the church talks about mission and the disabled community.

Triple promise: new south-west pioneer training hub begins

Three south-west dioceses have come together to host a training hub for the CMS Certificate in Pioneer Mission.

The valley in the hand

Do our formulas and systems just get in the way of what lies at the heart of mission?

A starter for 10

Meet some of the first students on CMS’s new MA pathway, focusing on the African Christian diaspora.

Finding my place

Rosie Hopley shares why she’s joined the first cohort of students on the African Christian Diaspora route of the CMS MA course