Prayer Items December 26th, 2021
For Church Community
- As we look forward to a new year, we thank God for His provision and protection in 2021. May God continue to give us the opportunity to share His love and to point people to Jesus as we strive to be a more welcoming church.
- For the upcoming year, pray that we will have the opportunity to gather safely. Pray that we can grow to be more relational to people and our community.
- We are thankful that we are getting closer to the final inspection of the foyer renovation & AV upgrade project. Pray for the items that are outstanding and on back order.
- Pray for sister Xiu Qing Lin who was baptized today. May God strengthen her faith as she takes this important step. Also, pray for those who are considering baptism.
- Pray for the year-end thanksgiving prayer meeting on Dec 29th. Let’s join together to count the blessings of God.
- 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.
- Pray for the upcoming Christmas Holiday as we connect with our family and for a safe time.
For God’s Kingdom
- As we wrap up 2021 and enter into 2022, let’s remember in our prayers our missionaries and ministry partners. We pray for their physical protection and a renewed sense of mission.
- 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 God’s protection for those who have plans for travelling and visiting in the holiday season.
c. Pray for the continuing development and distribution of the vaccine.
d. Restrictions and guidelines are always changing, pray that we are able to navigate through the changes.
- During the time of New Year, 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 Philippines that has been struck by a powerful storm that caused a lots of damage. Pray for God’s mercy and comfort.
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) :Off night on Dec 24th
Refresh (Young Adults): Off night on Dec 24th
Philia (Junior High): Off night on Dec 25th
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.
- Give thanks to God that provided us enough teachers for the new term Sunday School, help our kids experience God in study.
- Pray for Children Christmas celebration, may God lead our kids together to celebrate Jesus’s birthday, and share joy with others.