February 23, 2021
The superintendent in the northern conference in Malawi requests prayer for church members and those in the community who recently lost their crops due to heavy rains and a whirlwind. Pray for the provision of seeds and fertilizer needed to replant fast-growing crops to replace what was lost. Ask the Father to encourage and sustain them during these challenging times.
Please continue in urgent prayer for Creative Access Country -MR. The situation seems to deteriorate daily. Banks are closed, health systems are only operating at 20%, and civil workers have stopped reporting for work in protest. Superintendent Pakep says their greatest need is prayer. He requests specific prayer as they rotate night watches to maintain security at the ministry center compound. 

Please ask the Father to provide peace and comfort to Superintendent Abraham (Creative Access-NP) and his family as they grieve his mother's death.

Give thanks for two new families and seven new believers in the Chiang Mai FMC (Thailand). Join in praising the Lord for the government's approval of the Free Methodist Foundation of Love application.

One of our Thai pastors asks for prayer for her brother, who recently fell from a tree and was seriously injured. Please ask the Father to restore this man to health.
Pray for the preparations for the upcoming conference in the Balkans later in March. Ask the Father to give leaders discernment and wisdom as they plan and seek the Holy Spirit's direction.

Pray for Zsuzsa Mecséri-McNamara (Set Free Leader) and others from the Hungarian ministry team who will minister at the Salvation Army Women’s Shelter in Budapest on February 27. This is a second opportunity to encourage and share here in recent months. Please pray God’s love will minister to hearts.
Please continue to pray for our churches and ministries in Haiti as political unrest and protests continue.

Pray for missionaries Thad Roller and Glenn Lorenz, who will travel to Guatemala this week to teach and continue the affiliation process with a network of leaders. Pray for the strengthening of relationships and a fruitful time of connections.
One of our leaders in the Middle East recently had surgery for a fracture in his arm. A few months ago, he was hospitalized with COVID. Please be in prayer for his return to full health and strength.

Watch We Need Each Other and give praise to God for all He has been doing in this region during the pandemic.
Pray for Mark, one of our Creative Access missionaries who is hospitalized with a significant infection. Pray for peace, encouragement, and healing.
Animals benefit children in ICCM schools and projects in several countries. Through organized and well-managed projects, animals produce nutritional, educational and economic benefits to children in need. Praise the Lord for this ministry and pray for ongoing impact in ICCM communities.

Two SEED team members live in Portland, Oregon, and had no electricity or heat for several days last week after a winter storm. SEED partner livelihood groups are usually in more temperate climates, but some do not have adequate heat. Pray for them when you hear your furnace turn on this week.

Pray for Kevin Austin, Director of the Set Free Movement. He will be traveling over the next week, participating in multiple meetings and the Dedication of MyPlace in Jackson, Michigan. Ask the Lord to give him wisdom, safety and fruitful connections during his travels.

Free Methodist World Missions, in cooperation with our national leaders and consultation with Area Directors, continues to monitor the pandemic situation worldwide. Click here for the most recent response to COVID-19.

To inform your prayers for our missionary team, please read these current newsletters:
The 2021 Missions Alive! Curriculum featuring Europe is now available. Click here to view this resource for children grades 1-6.

The 2020-2021 edition of the FMWM Ministry Prayer Directory is now available. If you would like a copy or would like additional copies for your church, small group or prayer group, please email janet.coates@fmcusa.org
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