MISSIONARY PRAYER REQUESTS
has returned to Angola until Christmas Eve. He has been cleared by a
cardiologist for a further year. The main purpose of the visit is to
and family in helping to build a home for them in
about 4 hrs from
towards the Zambian border. He is expecting 3 brethren from
to join him by mid November,
that the fellowship of saints might be sweet and all work done will
be for the glory of the God who has saved us.
gives thanks for the five churches that have been
planted close to the suburbs of
and for a further five churches planted in South West
The political unrest in Ethiopia makes the situation very difficult.
for the believers there, that they may continue to be encouraged and
has been able to rent two units for the storage and
distribution of literature, one in the north of the country, and the
other in the Central region. Other locations are under negotiation.
The next major effort is in the printing and
distribution of a
is planning to return for this exercise in December.
Timothy & Joy Beer (Loloma)
for another doctor to join them at
hospital. The current doctor is excellent, but carries such a heavy
work load that he needs someone else to assist him. There is one
possibility that has come up. Please
that the Lord will confirm if he is the right one for the hospital.
In addition, please
that they will be able to find a
Kayombo High School.
Currently this subject is not being taught, so it is a big concern
to both the church management and also the parents. Please
for the Lord’s guidance as they seek to find the right person.
and Carol Lacey
and the devastation caused by
in the Bahamas. The damage caused has been extensive
and the men at
are still mentally recovering from the aftermath;
however, they are grateful for the preservation of life and property
and the program is slowly returning to normal, despite there being
no power or water.
that the Lord will speak through the storm. Echoes have sent funds
to assist in the relief operation.
Mario and Helen Ponce
for their safety as their house was recently burgled. No one was in
the house at the time, which was fortunate as thieves are often
In addition, please
for the young peoples’ conference from 4-6 November.
for safety of travel and that those attending will draw closer to
the Lord. Also,
for the prison ministry where most of the ladies are in prison for
that their lives will be touched by the gospel message.
to Friday 11th
will be with the saints in
week of children’s meetings, DV. Please
that he’ll be given permission in the local primary schools in
to take morning assemblies, along with the 7 schools visited earlier
this year. He also plans to assist brother
in his faithful ministry to the crews of visiting cruise ships. The
new season commences early
He would also value
for new opportunities to open up on board the oil tankers. To date
this door has remained closed, even though he got his pass as a Port
Chaplain to the port where the tankers dock.
Eglon and Judith Harris (Orizaba)
for a YP camp in
This month they are starting up their ‘Treasure
a weekly after school club for the primary children. Although it is
an optional club, they usually get around 50 children attending. It
is another good opportunity for the gospel.
for our Teenagers as they face the same temptations that are common
in the UK. They are presented with the gospel regularly, but the
temptation of the world is strong.
and Alison Black (Bouc Bel Air)
who has been diagnosed as having breast cancer. He is grateful for
the top priority treatment he has been receiving and is confident he
is in good hands.
as he undergoes a mastectomy on the
before the doctors determine what the follow up will be.
Mike and Alison Packer (Laval)
give thanks for the recent official opening of the
new church building in
which saw the hall full and overflowing on both occasions.
for all those who attended and heard God's Word. May they reflect on
what they heard and saw, and see God's love and grace on offer to
David and Brigitte Sutherland (Lyon)
give thanks for the recent baptism of
who was converted in prison where he was due to spend a few years
for attempted murder. He started to read a Bible that he found in
the prison library and got converted! He witnessed to other inmates
and as a result, some of them have started
courses. Due to a radical change in his behaviour his sentence was
shortened and he was released.
the Lord for the miracle of his conversion, baptism and new life in
Christ. He was baptised on the 9th October.
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Colin and Rosemary Sheldon (Dublin)
for the ladies Bible Study with 13-15 ladies attending each week.
This term the ladies are studying Acts.
that these studies will be beneficial and helpful to those who come.
Rod Jones (Naples)
is very much in the forefront of the arrival of migrants and
refugees. The assemblies in Italy have set up a programme of
visiting the camps to distribute literature and make contacts with
the new arrivals.
there is a group which goes out regularly to an open air meeting
point, where migrants wait to be picked up for a day’s work. In
these locations, food and literature are distributed. They are
looking to find a street-front room to rent in the vicinity, to be
able to offer greater assistance, such as clothing and to facilitate
lessons on language, culture and Gospel. Please remember in
their witness to these people who generally have a Muslim
(Retired worker) would appreciate
for the Sunday school which has recently started up again with 7
that everything will run smoothly and that those attending will be
moved by the gospel.
Tim and Jenny Gooding (Cluj)
as they continue to work on a new Children’s home. Only the kitchen
remains to be fitted. They have not yet submitted an application on
behalf of the Home as the building still has not been registered
with the Land Registry Office.
that they will be able to complete the paperwork swiftly and for
suitable employees for the home.
Ken and Alison Barrett
would appreciate prayer for
street visits to those caught up in the sex trade. One of the girls
she has helped is now back on the street, and another is trying to
earn an alternative living as a street vendor.
that these girls will be receptive to the Lord and that they are
able to transition out of their difficult circumstances.