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CMS Prayer Focus 2021

Thank you for your participation in CMS Prayer Focus 2021!

Why we pray

Ever since New Testament times, Christians have come together to pray to our great God, to thank him for what he has done for us, and to ask him to graciously continue to work in this world for his glory.

Prayer is essential to God’s mission and to the work of CMS. It is a privilege that reminds us of God’s incredible relational love for his people, of how much we need him, how worthy he is of our praise, and how faithfully he works in our lives and our world.

In 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Paul writes “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Prayer connects the local churches of our Lord Jesus Christ with his purpose of bringing salvation to all nations, tribes and people groups. A Christian church must therefore be a praying church. We long to see people committed to praying regularly and deeply for God’s mission both locally, and throughout the world.

Prayer resources

Below, you will find links to download resources that can be used in your church service, Bible study group, youth group or at a special prayer event. We pray that these resources will help you dedicate time to pray for God’s work in world mission.

View videos from CMS missionaries

Password: prayerfocus2021

Download Bible studies
Download children’s prayer activity sheets

Pray for the world

It is a privilege to be part of the transforming work of praying for the nations of our world. The links below will direct you to different regions around the world and will enable you to learn more about where CMS missionaries serve, so that you can also pray more specifically for those locations.

You might like to direct your church members to these pages to fuel their prayers, or use them to provide context to the locations where your link missionaries work.

Thank you for praying with us as together we seek to see a world that knows Jesus!