May 2, 2021 Pastor James Folkerts and Mark Van Essendelft are sent from URC churches and serve with the OPC in Karamoja, Uganda. Please pray:
For continuing love for the people that makes the gospel look attractive.
For contentment for our children in this unique environment.
For commitment and spiritual maturity in church members.
For conversations that get to the heart of people’s spiritual needs.
May 9, 2021 Pastor Brian Zegers is a URC missionary in Toronto, ON.
Thank the Lord for the consistency of an ongoing weekly Bible study with a young Muslim man over the course of the past two years. Pray for his conversion!
Pray for a lifting of restrictions imposed by the City of Toronto and the Province of Ontario that prevent us from holding public outreach events.
Thank the Lord for the timeliness in getting a YouTube channel up-and-running. Though we still cannot meet in person, we can spread the Gospel online. Pray that the Gospel would find an even larger Muslim audience there!
May 16, 2021 Pastor Michael Brown is a church-planter in Milan, Italy.
Pray that the 7 people attending the new members' course would be encouraged in their faith and find a welcoming church home in Chiesa Riformata Filadelfia.
Pray that Ester Marino would be prepared to make a profession of faith and received as a communicant member.
Pray that Chiesa Riformata Filadelfia would continue to grow and persevere, especially amid the many challenges of the pandemic.
May 23, 2021 Pastor Taylor Kern is a church-planter in Ontario, CA.
Please uphold in prayer two widows, Maria and Silvia. They have been long time recipients of the Spanish Language ministry, along with their respective husbands, Isidro and Marco. Sadly in the past 5 months they both lost their beloved husbands to Covid-19 and are now in the process of grief.
Please pray that the Lord continues to work through some new contacts that pastor Taylor is developing: his next door neighbor Lazaro, a handyman named Alberto, and Maria & Xochith, the administrators of La Huerta Del Valley community garden in Ontario.
May 30, 2021 Pastor Sam Perez is a church-planter in Jersey City, NJ.
Pray that God would bless our weekly evangelism efforts (Saturdays and Sundays).
Pray that God would guide and bless our new discipleship efforts in the congregation
We praise God for new marriages, for a new baby born, and for good health after our COVID outbreak.