Posts Tagged: jonglei state

Three Prayer Concerns – May 16

Pibor town, South SudanPray for the people of Pibor town in Jonglei State of South Sudan where violence, looting, and displacement are increasing. Pray for the Government of South Sudan and the United Nations Mission of South Sudan as they seek to address the situation. Learn about Presbyterian partners in South Sudan. FamiliesOn the International… Read more »

Prayer requests from Jonglei State

Our partners in the Presbyterian Church of Sudan and the Sudan Council of Churches have made the following specific prayer requests: Roda Ading  and her daughter were abducted. Roda was later released without her daughter. Roda is  a member of Presbyterian Church of Sudan  Women’s Association. Please pray for her release as well as the… Read more »

Violence continues in South Sudan

Our brothers and sisters in South Sudan continue to stand in need of prayer. Here are some updates on the violence in Jonglei State: Report: Fighters attack South Sudan town despite presence of U.N. peacekeepers (CNN) South Sudan ‘sends more troops’ to strife-torn town Pibor (BBC) South Sudan Lou Nuer fighters attack town of Pibor… Read more »

Statement by Presbyterian Church of Sudan on violence in Jonglei State

Our partners in the Presbyterian Church of Sudan have issued the following statement regarding the violence happening in Jonglei State of South Sudan: It is bad news  that PCOS Congregations such as Lou Nuer and Murle are killing themselves all the time through cattle raiding. This situation in Jonglei State displeases the Head office of… Read more »

Urgent prayer request for Jonglei State, South Sudan

Here’s a December 30 update from the BBC: The United Nations has moved a battalion of combat troops to the South Sudanese town of Pibor to prevent an attack by the Lou Nuer ethnic group. Our sisters and brothers in Jonglei State in South Sudan stand in urgent need of prayer. The United Nations News… Read more »

Presbyterian leaders offer a call to prayer for Sudan

From the Presbyterian News Service Bolbach, Parsons, and Valentine urge peace as July 9 independence nears With violence flaring up in Sudan as the July 9 independence of South Sudan nears, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) leaders have called on all Presbyterians to pray for peace in the east African country. The call was issued by General Assembly… Read more »