November 2017 Prayers
Week 1: November 1-8
Elections in Africa
We join our friends in Liberia as they ask for prayers for peaceful elections this week.

We also pray for the people of Kenya , who have experienced uncertainty about the future and clashes related to the recent election .
Week 2: November 9-16
Antibiotic Resistance
November 9-16 is Antibiotic Awareness week. A new report from the World Health Organization shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

Prayers of thanks for the work of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network to increase awareness of antimicrobial resistance among faith-based health providers and the public of the threat.
Week 3: November 17-24
Supporters of Mission Work
Philippians 1:6:  Paul wrote, "I am confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."

Pray for supporters of missions , who make work in health and healing possible. Pray for CCIH members as they reach out to supporters and potential supporters for the financial means to continue their work.

Prayers of thanks for the program that helped this abused woman and the Community Health and Development Team at Duncan Hospital in India , operated by Emmanuel Hospital Association . Praise to EHA supporters for making this possible.
Week 4: November 25-30
Major Refugee Crises
Pray for the Rohingya community in Myanmar. Myanmar's military has evicted more than half a million Muslim Rohingya people from the country's northern Rakhine state. The UN human rights office says their homes and villages have been burned down and their crops and livestock destroyed to stop them from returning. The crisis in pictures from the BBC

Pray for Iraq as hundreds of Iraqi Christian families are forced to flee again after resettling in town liberated from ISIS. Pray for peace and protection.

Pray for growing refugee situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as 3.9 million people across the nation have been displaced from their homes amid violence and unrest
Help us pray for your work. Send your concerns and praise points to  Kathy Erb so we can share them with the CCIH network.
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