From yesterday the Diocese of Uruguay has an Assistant Bishop: please pray for Gilberto Porcal who was consecrated in a service last evening in Montevideo.


Last Sunday Anderson Sánchez was ordained priest in Lima, Peru.  Anderson is married to Isabel Montoya who runs the Children’s Daycare Centre in the parish of Holy Trinity where her parents, Julio & Norma, are pastors.  Pray for Anderson in his new responsibilities and for the whole family in their loving care and outreach into the local communities.


This weekend


the Diocese of Argentina holds its Synod; pray for Bishop Greg Venables and the ordained and lay representatives as they gather over two days to discern God’s leading for the diocese.

a course for leaders of the Toba churches of Northern Argentina takes place;  pray for René Pereira and the leaders gathered in the community of Rinconada.

in northeast Spain Bishop Carlos López visits on Sunday the Església de Crist, the church in Sabadell pastored by Sue Woodcock; pray for this special service.


Finally, on the UK front Mary Rollin has begun her new job with CMS as Personal Assistant to Bishop Henry Scriven, Mission Director for South America.  And on Monday Jo Hazelton takes up her new post as Regional Personnel Officer for South America.  Both are based in the CMS offices in Oxford; please keep them in your prayers