VIC Branch

 

Welcome to Month of Prayer!

Please note: For the full Month of Prayer experience, please join our Facebook page. Be sure to ‘Like’ us and check our Facebook page for a new devotional every day > https://www.facebook.com/CMSVictoria

Live prayer on Wednesday!

On Wednesday, society members are invited to join us for Live Prayer. We’ll be using Teams this year, but don’t worry, you don’t need to download any extra software! All you need is the link below and a web browser and you are in!

Wednesday 7 September  |  12 noon

Join on your computer or mobile

Join us online

Meeting ID: 467 757 618 227
Passcode: sN3BZi

Thursday 1 September 2022

A short introduction to Month of Prayer with Wei-Han Kuan

Welcome to Month of Prayer!

How powerful is Prayer? Is there a connection between Prayer and the strength of our society? Wei-Han finds answers in an historic CMS Victoria booklet, as well as the scriptures.

Thank you for joining us, please also do the first devotional coming up!

To find out more about CMS, please go to our website www.cms.org.au/vic .

Devotional #1: Wei-Han Kuan

How often do we say, ‘God bless you,’ or we pray that God would bless others? Psalm 67 speaks about God’s ultimate plan for blessing the world.

Have you signed up for Morning of Prayer yet? click the link to register now > https://www.trybooking.com/CBKBU

Today we’re praying for Bolivia, Peru, Chile. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/vic/get-involved/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Friday 2 September 2022

Amy Just, devoted member of society, discusses why she prays for CMS, and why it’s important for our entire society to cover CMS Victoria in prayer.

Today we’re praying for Bolivia, Peru, Chile. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Saturday 3 September 2022

CMS Victoria’s Administration and Receptionist, Amba Pinchen, discusses the parable of the 10 minas and how that can encourage us to consider God’s unfathomable generosity towards all of us.

Today we’re praying for Tanzania & Kenya. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/vic/get-involved/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Sunday 4 September 2022

CMS Victoria society member, Emily Isham, discusses how CMS take resilient people and train them to grow their resilience through trusting God through unknowns and tricky situations. There are also other reasons for her to love CMS… I wonder if you can guess what they are?

Today we’re praying for Nth Africa, DR Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/vic/get-involved/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Monday 5 September 2022

Dharshi Salter discusses how we can pray for our MentAC (Mentoring Across Cultures) trainees.

Mentac Victoria is a 2 year, part-time program including hands-on training and cross-cultural experience to help prepare trainees for global mission.

Today we’re praying for Namibia & Sth Africa. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/vic/get-involved/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Tuesday 6 September 2022

Have you ever experienced the power of people praying for you?

Jill Buttle, long-term CMS Society member from Bendigo discusses her reasons for praying for CMS, through an wondrous story of God’s deliverance through prayer warriors.

Today we’re praying for Indonesia. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/vic/get-involved/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Wednesday 7 September 2022

New CMS Australia International Director, Peter Sholl, lets us in on how CMS Australia uses the prayer diary, and how it is a part of his own spiritual growth.

Today we’re praying for Indonesia. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/vic/get-involved/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Thursday 8 September 2022

CMS Supporter, Jia-Yee Lee, discusses what factors inspire her to pray for missionaries.

Today we’re praying for Cambodia. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Friday 9 September 2022

CMS Community Member, Hayden Maclachlan, urges us to pray for the persecuted church.

Today we’re praying for Cambodia & Vietnam. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Saturday 10 September 2022

Sue Bluett, Vicar of Longbeach Anglican, discusses the challenges of being a mission worker on-location, and the need for prayer to help cover them in their need.

Today we’re praying for South East Asia. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Sunday 11 September 2022

Isaac Doblin discusses why it’s so important that we as Christians fix our eyes on Jesus.

Today we’re praying for Cambodia & Vietnam. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Monday 12 September 2022

CMS Society Member, Cathie Curtis, discusses how the Lord has used prayer powerfully in her life for change, and offers sage advice on keeping a consistent daily prayer routine.

Today we’re praying for Development & Training. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Tuesday 13 September 2022

Alyson Peatman, CMS Victoria’s Children’s and Families Coordinator, urges us to pray with her for SUTS Kids 2023. Specifically, to pray for 20 kids team Leaders, and for the children who will attend, to be challenged by the message, and that the Lord will plant the seeds that help them to ‘Go’ in His name.

Today we’re praying for Eurasia, Belgium & The Netherlands. Join us using Prayermate http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Wednesday 14 September 2022

Andrew Livingstone, Director of Mobilisation and Member Care at CMS Victoria, encourages us with a word from Revelation 3. Praise God that he is opening doors to mission!

Today we’re praying for France & Slovenia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Join us online at midday as we pray for together A World That Knows Jesus!

Follow this link to join the Teams meeting: https://bit.ly/3TIJHb6

Or use the following: Meeting ID: 467 757 618 227
Passcode: sN3BZi

See you there!

Thursday 15 September 2022

Tracy Lauersen, CMS Supporter and Rector at Warragul Anglican Church, brings us a great reflection on why and how we pray. Prayer is God’s idea, and it allows us to partner with him, bringing our needs, and the needs of missionaries, right into his very throne room.

Today we’re praying for Italy & Germany. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Friday 16 September 2022

CMS Supporter, Christine Taylor, shares with us about the importance of praying for missionaries in difficult situations, and how she looks forward to reading their newsletter updates.

Today we’re praying for Spain & Malta. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Saturday 17 September 2022

Michelle Jackson, who works at CMS in Pastoral Care & Mobilisation, opens up about her time serving in Japan and the immense importance of keeping missionaries in our prayers.

We in Australia have a great privilege to be lifting up cross-cultural workers, and their children, in our prayers! Today we’re praying for CMS Australia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Sunday 18 September 2022

Mel Currie, CMS Victoria’s Database Administrator, shares with us about one of our secure workers and the value of continually praying for the work of missionaries with friends, family, and in our small group.

Today we’re praying for the Middle East. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Monday 19 September 2022

Why do you pray for CMS? Kane and Kirsti Lach tell of how they’ve been involved with CMS over the years, and how they’ve felt God direct their prayers through different seasons.

Today we’re praying for the Middle East. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Tuesday 20 September 2022

Andrew Gifford, Director of Partnerships at CMS Victoria, encourages us with the story of Lydia in Acts 16. Prayer is a gift from God that allows us to participate in his work!

Today we’re praying for the Middle East & South Asia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Wednesday 21 September 2022

How did you become interested in mission? Jack Holloway, Young Adults Director at CMS Victoria, explains how uni friends helped expose him to a bigger world.

Today we’re praying for South Asia & Central Asia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Join us online at midday as we pray for together A World That Knows Jesus!

Follow this link to join the Teams meeting: https://bit.ly/3TIJHb6

Or use the following Meeting ID: 467 757 618 227
Passcode: sN3BZi

See you there!

Thursday 22 September 2022

How has CMS helped you grow in prayerfulness? Hannah shares about the valuable role praying for missionaries shaped her as a child, and the talks shared at SUTS years ago continue to inspire and encourage her.

Today we’re praying for Central Asia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Friday 23 September 2022

 

How can we pray for CMS beyond Vision 2024? Bethany Zwag, Communications and Marketing Coordinator at CMS Victoria, urges us to pray for the next generation to faithfully obey God in praying, caring, giving, and going.

Today we’re praying for Japan. JJoin us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Saturday 24 September 2022

 

Senior Minister of St. Matthew’s Prahran discusses how his congregation supports CMS in Prayer.

Today we’re praying for Japan & Taiwan. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Sunday 25 September 2022

Brynnley Young, a member of Deakin Christian Union, discusses how his group of students come together to pray for Matt and Kate Vinicombe; CMS Vic Mission workers on Groote Island in the NT. He also shares how he is encouraged by their work amongst our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

Today we’re praying for East Asia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Monday 26 September 2022

Have you considered joining a mission-focused prayer group with CMS? Come join 1st Monday Prayer Group (1MPG) in the CMS Vic office for an encouraging time of fellowship and prayer on the first Monday of every month.

Have you considered joining a mission-focused prayer group with CMS? Come join the 1st Monday Prayer Group (1MPG) in the CMS Vic office for an encouraging time of fellowship and prayer on the first Monday of every month. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Tuesday 27 September 2022

SUTS Youth Director, Andrew Kerr, shares his thoughts on Victorian Youth and their level of knowledge of Jesus in 2022, and how we can pray.

Today we’re praying for North Australia. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Wednesday 28 September 2022

28 September – Month of Prayer Devotional.

Andrew Gifford, Director of Partnerships at CMS Victoria, provides a creative option to regularly pray for North Australia. The biblically-inspired art of Our Mob, God’s Story is a great place to start in praying for our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

Today we’re praying for North Australia, Vanuatu, PNG & Solomon Islands. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Thursday 29 September 2022

Did you know that CMS has co-mission partners? Join us in thanking God for our many mission partners around the world who share our vision, and pray that the Lord will continue to raise up more faithful leaders!

Today we’re praying for CMS Partners. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/

Friday 30 September 2022

Robert Goodridge, Director of Business and Finance at CMS Victoria, encourages us with the history of CMS. What a blessing it is to carry the legacy of enthusiastically prayerful people!

Today we’re praying for CMS Branches. Join us using Prayermate  http://praynow4.org/cmsaustralia or here > https://www.cms.org.au/…/pray/monthly-prayer-points/