Jonathan and Ruth Singleton -
recently returned to Camundambala for a two
month visit. Please pray for wisdom in knowing how to
prioritise and complete the practical tasks they will now be
tackling. These include agricultural and building projects, and
helping the special needs children in the school.
Ron and Maria Cunningham (Senior and Retired) -
Would value prayer for the continuing school ministry. They
were recently able to share the word of God with 418 secondary
school students in 3 different schools and sold 160 Bibles to the
students. Two classes have requested a further two boxes of Bibles.
REPUBLIC OF S. AFRICA
Rodney and Joy Brown (Cape Town) would
appreciate prayer for the children’s work in Cape Town. After
completing a holiday Bible club, it was a great encouragement to see
many children attend and show great enthusiasm. Please pray
that the children who attended will be encouraged in their walk with
God and that their enthusiasm will continue into their Sunday School
Peter and Isla Gill (Kalene Hospital)- advise
that the Kalene Hydro Scheme is currently not working
as efficiently as they would wish. Please pray that the
problem will be quickly identified and that normal power will be
Stephen and Jo Grove (Chingola) -
Please pray for a young man from the youth
group who has recently made a profession of faith, and also for
Frank, who is soon to get baptised. At Amano school,
Stephen is going through the gospel of John with
some of the boys from his class and Jo is looking at
Proverbs with three girls from her tutor group. Please
remember the family as they prepare to return to the UK on 25th
November for 6 weeks.
and Rachel Haigh
have returned to Nyangombe for 4 months. They
report that it was nice to hear the
clacking of the hydram pumping water 24 hrs. a day
again. It had been off for a few years because the parts were so
inordinately expensive. Friends in Scotland very kindly paid for all
the spare parts and it is now working well delivering 40,000 litres
They ask for prayer
that they be kept from malaria and other illnesses in this hot
humid weather that the insects just love.
remember Indian believers who have been caught up in the devastation
of cyclone Hudhud in Odisha
state. It is known that some believers have lost their homes and
others face repairing considerable damage to their properties. A
number of assembly halls have also been damaged.
LEBANON & TURKEY
conflict in Iraq and Syria continues
apace there are many believers involved in helping refugees. Vast
numbers of displaced and desperate people are pouring over their
nearest international border to escape the ruthless hand of I.S. In
their flight they have left behind all of their worldly possessions
and have nothing to live from.
Some of the families
concerned have members who are physically or mentally disabled as a
result of the conflict, or are elderly and infirm. Accommodation
suitable for these groups is difficult to find in these
pray that believers in these areas will be able
to help and ‘show kindness to them’ for the Lord’s sake.
and Jingle Bradford (Manila) - would value prayer for the
family of one of the young women from the discipleship groups, who
went to be with the Lord in August after having been stabbed 13
times outside her house. She had been praying that the Lord would
show her a way to clearly share the gospel message with her
unbelieving family, and this prayer was answered at the
funeral where the gospel message was clearly presented.
Please also pray for two retreats that will run
in November, one for couples, and another for singles. Many
who will attend these events will be hearing the gospel for the
and Peggy Ferry (Phuket)
that over the past year they have been building accommodation
adjacent to theur new place of worship. This new building will be
used for camps and will accommodate around 100. God willing they
will have a Dedication Service for this new work on the
15th of November. On that occasion they expect to have
full time workers and elders from all the assemblies in Thailand,
plus some brothers and sisters from Malaysia. They will also
use the building for seminars and a Bible School which they plan to
start at the beginning of next year. Their plan is to have leaders
come for study four days a week and then go back to their churches
at the weekend. Peter will share the teaching with a Thai
worker. They would value prayer for all that is planned.
Enris and Sylvia Nase (Tirana) – Please pray
for a man who has been attending every Sunday Bible study and
Thursday prayer meeting following an outreach event hosted by the
church; they would love to see him know salvation. Please also
remember in prayer a young lady who has attended the Gospel
meeting often over the past few years. Enris and Sylvia
plan to meet with her each week to discuss the Bible further; they
are earnestly praying for her to come to faith.
& Elida Stephen (Shkoder) ask
for prayer for
special gospel outreach during December. They
plan to have some special services in the hall, as well as numerous
activities with the children & youth for distribution of the
Samaritan's Purse gifts. Please pray that they would see
some come to salvation. They have a number that attend the services
regularly but have never made professions of faith.
Mike and Alison Packer (Laval) would value
prayer for three baptisms—Ann, Jocelyn and Pernille—due
to take place on the 16th
Pray this would it be a blessing to all the
family and friends who attend. Please also pray for Sonia
who still hasn’t made her final decision about baptism.
and Anne Kitt (Le Havre)
would value prayer for a lady who has recently
started to attend a monthly women’s meeting run by Anne. She
is a Roman Catholic and has been asking interesting questions
about the evangelical faith.
and Alison Black (Bouc bel Air) -
Please continue to pray for the Voice of
the Gospel. Another batch of messages have been sent out to
around 50 radio stations across the French-speaking world, totalling
a potential audience of 460,000,000. Please also pray for 5
people who have started attending a follow-up Bible study to the
Alpha course that run before the summer. The course looks at the
Gospel of Mark and is based on the Christianity
Explored studies. Please pray that those who attend
will realise their need for salvation.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
David and Kay Stevens (DPG 1970-2012) would
appreciate prayer for the ongoing Open Air witness in Dublin
City centre. Recently his colleague, Mickey Walker, had the
joy of seeing a Spanish gentleman come to Christ.
and Rosemary Sheldon (Dublin) -
Please continue to pray for the ongoing work
among ladies, those who come to the monthly Coffee Hour and to the
monthly Bible studies in the Assembly. Please also pray for
the 8 ladies who attend the weekly Bible studies every Wednesday,
currently studying the book of Romans.
Andy and Ruth Hamilton (Rome) – Please pray
for the Christianity Explored course they are offering
to people in the area. So far the numbers have been few; however,
they continue to pray that more will attend.
Niklas and Ellen Kreander (Skien) - Ellen is quite
poorly. She got a disease from a tick bite which caused an infection
of the nervous system, and has been really ill. She came out of
hospital at the end of October but is still very weak. Please
pray for all of the family during this difficult time and
especially for Ellen, that her health will improve.
thanks God used Ellen to point a Norwegian lady
to Christ in hospital.