Week 2 May 2020 Prayers
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Scripture for Reflection and Prayers
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
-Ephesians 4:2 

God gave us the knowledge and the wisdom to address our problems on the earth, but we need to work with him in solving those problems. Reflection from Armand Utshudi, Christian Relief and Development, DRC
Pray for patience as countries begin relaxing restrictions and opening up services and businesses. Pray that leaders consult public health experts and make wise decisions based on evidence, wisdom and prayerful reflection. 

Pray for India: Pray for people in India suffering from hunger and other health conditions due to the far-reaching effects of the COVID pandemic.

Pray for people suffering in the wake of two recent accidents in India: Migrant workers returning home after losing their jobs due to the lockdown were struck and killed by a train.

Pray for the community where a gas leak at a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam in India killed and injured people, and displaced people living in a 3 kilometer radius of the plant. 
 
Pray for the Ministry of Health in India as it works to inform people, and contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Malaria Research: Prayers of thanks for advancement in research to fight malaria by a team in Kenya and the U.K. Scientists discovered a microbe that completely protects mosquitoes from being infected with malaria. Praise for the enormous potential to control the disease.    
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