Prayers from Christ Church, Selly Park
Prayers for Kenya
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For godly leadership and growth in discipleship
Provision amid much poverty
James son of Enos (AIC general secretary) as he begins university
Wisdom as a new leader for Navigators Nigeria is chosen
Financial difficulties among staff
Anne wife of Chirs who has been diagnosed with pericarditis
Family growing in love bearing fruit in ministry
Prayers for Tanzania
Amani Centre for street children, based in Moshi, providing residential and outreach care:
Staff team after impact of finacial cuts and reorganisation, for morale and continue quality of care
Thanks for media and fundraising efforts have improved
Cost of basic necessities have increased significantly- wisdom for decisions about buying provisions now / in bulk
Meindert, Alfred, and Management team as they plan and prepare resources
Thanks for Meindert's successful visit to the UK building relationship and partnerships
Prayers for Cyprus
Richard Fairhead runs a media ministry in Cyprus and the surrounding region, at the historic meeting point of cultures and religions:
Final editing and publication of Richard's new book explaining his methods and thinking to the UK church
For people to become inspired to be involved in some way in ministry to those in the Middle East and North Africa
Continued energy and creativity producing online resources
Prayers for Bolivia
Along with the C of E Birmingham we are partners with the Anglican Church in Bolivia, based in four cities:
Walter Toro and his wife Adela, as he begins his new role as bishop - pray God will guide him and give him wisdom and strength
For other leaders in Bolivia to accept and support Walter
Growth of new leaders from within the churches
Future of Tarija church - we don't know if they will get a new pastor or if Walter will continue leading alongside being Bishop
Walter's visit to UK (and Christ Church) in the summer for the Lambeth Conference
Interceding for the word
For countries in crisis (from the Prayer Course Toolshed)
We ask God to comfort who suddenly find their lives torn apart by grief, loss, and trauma.
Pastors and priests:
We ask God to give courage to church leaders seeking to bring Christ's presence and hope amid trauma and profound questions of pain.
Peacemakers, politicians and police:
We ask God to give clarity and wisdom to government and agencies and NGO's blessings and supporting their efforts to bring justice reconciliation and aid.
Praise God as Creator
Repent that we do not care for creation as we should
Wisdom and courage for world leaders to make necessary changes
Lifestyle choices for 'living lightly' in the world
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