Prayer Items November 13th, 2022

Prayer Items November 13th, 2022

For Church Community

  1. God is at work in us and through us! May He continue to give us opportunities to live our God given mission to intentionally love Him, love others, and make disciples as we finish up the year. May we find ways to serve and joyously  participate in furthering His kingdom.

  2. We pray that God will unify us as a church to have a deeper sense of belonging and investment to bring glory to God. May we have a desire to come together in our prayers as a community.

  3. Pray for new and ongoing ministries (Scouts, the English class, After School Ministry, Bible Study Groups, Small Groups, etc.) May God give all of us vision, joy, and strength to serve and extend God’s kingdom.

  4. We thank God for our new deacon candidates that have accepted nomination. Please continue to pray for those that are still discerning their part. We also pray for the formation of the Church Council and leadership for 2023.

  5. Pray for people’s health as the winter flu season starts. Pray for protection.

  6. Pray for who you can invite to our Christmas celebrations.

  7. Pray for our students who are busy with assignments and exams. May God grant them wisdom and strength.

For God’s Kingdom

  1. Pray for the continued opportunities to bless our community and the world as followers of Christ.
    a.Pray for Operation Christmas Child and the shoebox packing.  Pray for The Greatest Journey Discipleship Class. May we be generous as God has blessed us.
    b. Pray for Christmas hampers. May we come together to bless families struggling during Christmas time in Jesus’ name.
    c.Pray for opportunities to continue to engage with new immigrants and friends.

  2. Pray for the people displaced by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Pray for peace, healing and those grieving.

  3. Pray for our missionaries that they may have opportunities to share Christ and build up believers.

  4. May we embody the message of hope as we share with the world this year.
    a.Pray for the food banks as they face shortage of food and resources.
    b.Pray for people’s emotional and mental health as they deal with mounting pressures surrounding them.
    c.Continue to pray for reconciliation and healing of the indigenous community.
    d.Pray for the tragic accident in Seoul, South Korea as  a result of a massive crowd-crush. May God comfort the families of the victims and pray for a speedy recovery for the injured.
    e.Pray for the labor disruption in students’ life. Pray they will reach a quick and peaceful resolution

  5. Pray for newly elected municipal leaders. Pray for wisdom and insight to lead well.

Congregational Needs

  1. Pray for our online Zoom EM prayer meetings Wednesday at 8 pm. Pray that people will be encouraged to participate during this time of uncertainty in the world.
  2. Please remember in prayer our EM/YM Fellowships:

    Katalyst (High School):Operation Christmas Child Shoebox packing on Friday, November 11th and that this be a great time of engaging in God’s Global Mission for us as a Gym Night on Friday, November 18th and that this be a great opportunity for our students to invite their new friends to hang out with us.

    Refresh (Young Adults): We pray for our new Refresh groups and they be a place of outreach to new friends and strengthen our faith.

    Philia (Junior High):Gym Night on Saturday, November 26th and that this be a great opportunity for our students to invite their new friends to hang out with us.

    May we continue to grow in our faith through these fellowships.

Children Ministry

  1. Pray for Teacher Training, may God use this training to recruit and equip more brothers and sisters to serve Children Ministry.
  2. Pray for Shoe Box packing SLB and Philia on November 12th, may God help the kids to show love and share to those who are in need.