Prayer Items December 05th, 2021
For Church Community
- As we journey towards Christmas, may we have the desire to invite friends to our Christmas worship “Hope is Here!”, and to share God’s love and hope with them.
- Pray that we will continue to contribute and make use of our God given gifts/talents to participate in blessing His Kingdom as we strive to be a more inviting and welcoming church that points others to Jesus in the upcoming year.
- Continue to pray for the progress of the foyer renovation & AV upgrade project as we move towards the final phase. Pray that we are able to finish the project on a timely basis.
- We are thankful for the different ways to reach out to our community. Continue to pray for more to share the gospel with people.
- It has been a tough and uncertain year for us and it has impacted each of us in different ways. May we continue to put our hope in Jesus to carry us through the rest of the year and next.
For God’s Kingdom
- We are thankful for the opportunity to bless our opportunity through the upcoming initiatives for the Christmas hamper distribution and toy drive in December. As we continue with our upcoming 40th Anniversary “Blessed to Bless” initiatives, may God help us look beyond our building to our neighborhood to reveal God’s love.
- As we wrap up 2021 and enter into 2022, let’s remember in our prayer our missionaries and ministry partners. We pray for their safety and protection. May God guard them against illness and danger.
- As we strive to be a more welcoming and inclusive church, may God help us to make connections with people that are new to the country. Pray that God will move our hearts to participate and support the new comers, immigrants, neighbors and friends.
- As we continue to navigate through COVID–19, let’s pray for wisdom and be mindful to keep safe and healthy.
a. Pray for our country and the world being stricken by Covid-19 and the new omicron variant.
b. Pray for the families who have been impacted by the virus. Also, pray for protection for those who have travel arrangements in the holiday season.
c. Pray for the continuing development and distribution of the vaccine.
- During the time of Christmas season, may we embody the season of hope and we can reach out to the world.
a. Pray for Food Banks in the city as they are under increasing pressures and facing unprecedented demand. Pray for caring and giving hearts.
b. Pray for those suffering after the natural disasters around the world. Pray for Southwestern British Columbia as they anticipating more flooding because of the prolonged, heavy rain.
c. Pray for the reconciliation and healing process with the indigenous community. Let us continue to be mindful, have a heart to learn, listen and take action as we support the healing of past mistakes.
d. Pray for the political unrest around the world.
- Pray for our online Zoom EM prayer meetings on 1st , 3rd , & 5th Wednesday at 8 PM and that people will be encouraged to participate in them during this time of uncertainty in the world.
- Please remember in prayer our EM/YM Fellowships:
Katalyst (High School) :Small Group on Dec 10th
Refresh (Young Adults): Bible Study on Friday Dec 10th
Philia (Junior High): Premix Session 3 on Saturday Dec 11th
May we continue to grow in our faith through these fellowships.
- Continue to pray for those who are sick, concerned about grandparents/ family members who are susceptible to the virus.
- Pray for those who are isolated and struggling personally. Also, for those who are stressed over work and studying from home.
- Pray for Sunday School, be grateful to all brothers and sisters who have been serving, may God help us on finding enough teachers for new term.
- Pray for Children Christmas celebration, may God lead our kids together to celebrate Jesus’s birthday, and share joy with others.