Monday - Our families & neighbors -
There are members of our extended families and people in our neighborhoods where we live who are suddenly finding themselves unemployed. They are anxious about the future and worried about their bills. Pray that God will care for them as they turn to Him. Pray for employers who cannot keep their businesses going.
Tuesday – Our international ministry partners - Mostafa & Mona Sharkaway in London, England
Their ministry is reaching and discipling Arab Muslim background believers in England and other countries. Pray for Mostafa as he ministers to Arabs and refugees in detention centers in London. Pray for Mona’s ministry in running women’s conferences and editing training ministry books for their home church. Pray for increased prayer and financial supporters.
Wednesday –Healthcare workers
- Our church family includes many families who are concerned for relatives and close friends spending long hours in hospitals, testing facilities, on duty as first responders, and as caregivers in nursing homes and residential settings. Some of them are working in hotspots for infection. Pray for their protection from illness and exhaustion, for their families, and for God’s mercy on patients who are now on respirators.
Thursday – Our leaders in local, state and national government positions
- The members of the Coronavirus Taskforce led by Vice President Pence have been working without a break for many weeks. Their responsibilities include extended press where they must provide complicated information in a way that ordinary people will understand the information and listen to their recommendations. Pray for their mental clarity, their professional skills, and their spiritual welfare as they remember the individual people represented in the numbers on their charts.
Friday – The persecuted church & unreached people group
Persecuted church |
Pray for believers in the Christian village of Ancha in Nigeria where Fulani tribesmen launched the latest of more than a dozen attacks in two years on this community of just 1,000. The April 1 attack lasted for four hours and resulted in more deaths and injuries among the villagers.
Unreached people group -
Brahmin Tamil in India have a population of 501,000 with no known believers. Pray for the eyes of Brahman Tamil’s hearts to be open to Jesus Christ and for believers to be sent to the Brahmin Tamil people.
Saturday – Our local ministry partners
| Norman Presbyterian Church – Pastor Jack Bowling
Local ministry partner
| Pray for Changed Choices as they continue to serve women who are incarcerated and unable to have visitors during quarantine. Pray for the leadership and board as they make decisions and plans for all aspects of their ministry during this time of Coronavirus. Pray their clients, whether in prison or released, see their need for Christ and trust in Him for all they need.
Sunday – Our pastors & staff
Our pastors and staff continue to work full-time to stay in touch with our church family. Pray for their collaborative efforts to make use of every tool for ministry including devotions, mid-week chats, emails, calls, live-stream meetings, and conversations. Pray that the work of ministry will include encouragement and hope for God’s blessing on future ministry.