Prayer Items November 24, 2019

Prayer Items November 24, 2019

For our Church Community

  1. Our 2019 Church Sub Theme is “Fish for People” and as we continue to make disciples from “Me” (Individual) to “We” (Church) and eventually to “Others”, may we all experience how to be Fishers of People as we go and bear fruit.

    2.    Please pray for our pastors and leaders as they plan for the Year 2020 and for the continuous journey towards a disciple-making church.

    3.    Please pray for our Church as we are looking for an EM Pastor and an Assistant Pastor for Youth (Cantonese & Mandarin).

    4.    Please pray for the Congregation Representative Election for Deacon Board Structure/Function Review Committee on Nov. 24th.

    5.    Please remember in your prayer for the pastoral retreat held today after service.

    6.    Pray for brothers and sisters to be baptized on Sunday Dec. 22nd and those who are praying about the decision to get baptized. 

    7.  Christmas is around the corner and when we celebrate these days with joy let us be reminded to pray for those people around us who are spiritually in need and may we share the good news of Jesus to them.

For God’s Kingdom

1.   Thank God to continue giving us the chance to participate in the OCC Shoebox campaign this year. This is a unique activity that allows us to participate in person, and to send joy and hope through these shoeboxes to every child in the world who lives in despair. We also thank God that we had collected 1,008 shoeboxes up to last Sunday. May God continue to bless OCC’s ministry and let God’s kingdom continue to expand.

2.   Please remember in your prayer the ongoing LBC food drive campaign, and may our brothers and sisters participate and bring love to the communities and families in need.

3.   Pray for Hong Kong and for the people affected by the incidents. We ask that God’s Sovereign Hand be at work in Hong Kong during this time. We also pray for the turmoil and conflicts across Europe, and ask God’s mercy and keeping.

Congregational Needs

  1. Pray for our EM prayer meetings on every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 7:30 pm in room B03 and that people will be encouraged to participate in them.

    2.    Please pray for Katalyst (High School) as they have Praise and Prayer Night on Friday, November 29th and Refresh (Young Adults) as they have Off Night on Friday, November 29th, as well as Philia (Junior High) as they will have Christmas Celebration Night on Saturday, December 7th.

    3.    Pray for our sister Grace Chan who is currently battling cancer. May God grant her doctors wisdom to give her the best care.

    4.    Continue to pray for those who are sick and those who are going through a tough time in their lives.

Children Ministry 

1. Pray for those serving in children ministry. May they draw their strength and wisdom from God as they faithfully serve our church families.

2.  Pray for our children understanding of Christmas, may our children celebrate the birth of Christ together.