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April Prayer Guide

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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AFRICA:

There has been an upsurge of violence in some areas of Cameroon. Humanitarian needs are at a heightened level. Pray for peace to come. Pray for the 13 Free Methodist Churches in Cameroon as they seek toshare the light and hope of Christ.

Hope and Healing Africa will send five people to Mozambique the first week in May to help lead the efforts of the Bishops’ Crisis Response Fund following cyclone Idai. Pray for this team that will work alongside several in Mozambique to distribute food and water filtration equipment as well as provide building materials and medical care.

ASIA:

The Taiwan Free Methodist Church will convene their annual conference, April 26-27. Pray for the Lord’s anointing on all the business of the conference and decisions to be made. Also, pray for the delegates from Taiwan who will be attending our General Conference in July.

We grieve with our brothers and sisters in Christ in Sri Lanka.   Please pray:

  • for the church to reflect the love of God
  • for the recovery of the injured
  • for the comfort of the grieving
  • for those who are fearful
  • for believers to be agents of peace
  • There are 18 Free Methodist Churches in Sri Lanka under the accountability of the Free Methodist Church in Canada.

    EUROPE:

    The agricultural program in Bulgaria is getting underway for the season! This program helps provide training in farming, provides food for the safe house, and provides income from the sale of crops. Pray for this project that is part of holistic ministry in Bulgaria. Pray for those who will work the land and those who will benefit from the harvest.

    LATIN AMERICA:

    Thad and Nikki Roller are in the final months of partnership building as they prepare to serve as missionaries to Bogotá, Colombia beginning in October. Pray for strength and energy as they complete a busy schedule of travel connecting with churches and individuals. Pray for a growing group of partners who will pray and support them financially.

    MIDDLE EAST:

    Pray for those in the majority background who are seeking to know and understand who Jesus is and for those Christians who are helping them find the answers to their questions. Pray the message of Christ’s love and forgiveness will change lives.

    INTERNATIONAL CHILD CARE MINISTRIES (ICCM):

    Praise the Lord for Abebahuyo (Abe) Abdela who will be serving as our Ethiopia ICCM National Coordinator. Pray for him as he learns the responsibilities of his new role.

    To learn more about ICCM, click here.

    SEED LIVELIHOOD NETWORK:

    Pray for SEED’s partner group leaders, specifically for two of them, that God may open doors for them to live closer to where their groups meet and work.

    To learn more about SEED, click here.

    SET FREE:

    Over the next 13 days, Set Free Director Kevin Austin will participate in 23 meetings in three different states. Pray for him as he travels to coach, encourage and connect with Set Free team leaders and those interested in partnering with the Set Free Movement.

    To learn more about the SET FREE MOVEMENT, click here.

    VISA MINISTRIES:

    There is an opportunity for an ESL Teacher to serve near Cairo, Egypt for 1-2 years. Please pray for the Lord to call an individual or couple to fill this need and to assist in building bridges in the community. For information: Beth.Cullison@fmcusa.org.

    INVITATION FROM FMWM

    Thank you for your faithful prayers for the FMWM missionary team and the work of the Free Methodist Church in 90 countries around the world. We would like to invite you to join us Monday evening, July 15, 2019 in Orlando, FL as we kick off General Conference with a missions dinner sponsored by FMWM, ICCM, SEED and Set Free. This will be an opportunity to engage with FMWM missionaries and nationals from around the world and hear from leadership. Register Now-GC ’19 Missions Dinner.

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