TEESSIDE MISSIONARY WEEKEND
September 18th to 21st
||W. Webb - Armenia
||R. Revie - Ethiopia
||R. McClenaghan - Romania
OF SOUTH AFRICA
and Dorothy Grieve (Murchison)
request prayer for the
twice-monthly meeting held in the senior citizensí complex. Usually
25-30 people attend and over the 16 years of its existence some have
come to faith. Pray
especially for Jack, a
Freemason, and his wife Lyn,
who attend quite regularly. Pray
for their salvation.
Rachel Haigh are back in Zambia until 10th October.
They will be spending time
with various local churches and village folk to give encouragement,
as well as visiting two discipleship centres.
Pray for them as they travel
long distances over bad roads.
pray for Glenn and Siobhan
Miles, who have recently returned to Cambodia and are being
added to the Prayer Guide in
September. Glenn has just had
his laptop, mobile phones and digital camera stolen. While these
items can be replaced, he has lost a lot of important data, which is
frustrating. It was backed up on an external drive, but for some
reason this isnít working. Praise God that no one was hurt.
Elliott (Delhi) has now returned to India after visiting his
parents in the UK (see Prayer
Requests for 29th June,2009).
Give thanks that his fatherís operation went well and that he is
making a good recovery. Pray
that Ian and
Anita will know Godís
guidance regarding their future work in India.
Raju, of Bethesda (Leprosy) Hospital, writes of severe
drought in Andhra Pradesh and
asks prayer for good rains.
The hospital has seven acres of wetland for rice-growing, the rice
being used to feed patients and children. Unless the rains come in
time, the yield will be much less and there will be a shortage of
grain. Please pray.
pray for Charles Lawrence
(Fukushima), who is currently undergoing hospital treatment
for prostate cancer. Give thanks that it has not spread to other
areas and that he feels well enough to continue his ministry as
Please continue to
pray for those who suffered
in the recent anti-Christian violence in
Faisalabad. Many people lost
their homes and three churches were destroyed. Christian workers
have visited the area and are assessing the needs to see how they
can help. They hope to distribute Bibles as well as material aid.
Please pray for them as they
seek to help and comfort the victims of these attacks. One lady lost
seven family members.
pray urgently that a Night
Manager will be found for
ministry. The 24-bed facility is in place, but the vacancy needs to
be filled in order for it to be utilised.
Rachel Tube Oniava are planned to leave for Bolivia on
Tuesday 1st September following a visit to the UK. They ask for
prayer as they travel and
then settle back into their life and ministry in
Elizabeth Alexander (Vitoria) are currently in Portugal,
where they will stay until the end of September. They then move on
to Ituiutaba, in Brazil, for
a conference until 9th October before going to the Sao Paulo
conference on 10th. They will arrive home on 12th October. Please
pray for help and strength to
carry out these journeys and commitments.
Smith would appreciate prayer
for his mother who is planned to have a knee operation on
September; she is pleased that her wait for the operation is
nearly over, as she is in so much pain. Because of other
commitments, Peter will not
be able to visit but hopes to be able to come over in October.
Ruth Cushing requests prayer
for one of her contacts who she has helped with an asylum
application. ĎMí is a victim
of awful circumstances and is in a very undesirable situation now.
She is very distressed, so please
pray for the application to be granted quickly and that she
may know the peace of God through knowing the Lord Jesus as Saviour.
Andrew and Gillian Shanks (Newcastle West) have been taking
Decisioní tent to various agricultural shows over the summer
and they plan to visit three more shows before the end of September.
Pray that God will speak to
people through the conversations which take place in the tent and
the literature that is taken away. One or two have already requested
Bibles and booklets as a result of this outreach.
Alison Barrett (Madrid) request
prayer for a
conference which will be held there in September.
They hope to be able to film the
conference for a television programme later this year, but this has
yet to be confirmed. Pray
that they will receive the resources required.
The Camp was held from
Monday, 3rd August to
Saturday, 8th August. 36 young people in the age range 9-17
yrs attended and two 14 yrs old lads made professions of salvation; praise the Lord for this, and
pray for those who have professed faith in the Lord that they
might grow in grace, and be encouraged.