November 23, 2021
Continue to pray for peace in Ethiopia. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is conscripting children as young as 13 and adults up to 70 year-olds as they invade Amhara and Afar regions. The ongoing conflict has resulted in thousands of people being displaced or killed. The conflicts have also pushed parts of the country into a famine. Please pray for the Tigray, Amhara and Afar people who are suffering. Pray for God’s mercy to bring peace and stability to Ethiopia.
FMWM is deeply grateful for Keith and Jenna Battleson’s three years of service in Thailand. Please pray for Keith and Jenna and their two boys as they transition back to the U.S.

Congratulations to Cambodian Superintendent Daniel Sar and his wife, Srey Nouch, on the birth of their son, Zachery, born November 6. Please pray for little Zachery's recovery from acute bronchitis.
Gerry McNamara shares they have recently received permission to start serving in a safe home for mothers and children in Pécs, Hungary. He says, "We are so excited and thankful for this opportunity to reach more people with the gospel message.” Join them in praying for this new opportunity.

Missionaries Chance and Dee Dee Galloway recently celebrated 10 years of service in Bulgaria. Continue praying for open doors and opportunities to expand the work in the Balkans.
Pray for Pastor Juan Vera and his family in Paraguay. His wife gave birth prematurely. She and the baby remain hospitalized.

Pray for the Latin America leadership team as they wrap up 2021 with annual evaluations and develop strategic plans for 2022. Pray for God’s wisdom and discernment and the anointing of the Holy Spirit to continue advancing in the right direction.

There will be an area-wide Community Church Planting(CCP) meeting via Zoom on Saturday evening, November 27. This will be a celebration of God’s goodness. More than 3,300 people in Latin America have come to know the Lord through CCP this past year. Pray the technology will work. Also, pray God will continue to multiply committed disciples to restore Latin America and expand His Kingdom!
One church in this region is ministering to women who are physically and emotionally abused. Pray these women will find wholeness and hope in Christ as they begin to recognize they are created in God’s image. 
Rejoice with us and give thanks for the life of retired missionary Jessie Yardy. Today, Jessie celebrates her 100th birthday. Jessie and her late husband, Dr. Paul Yardy, served in India from 1948-1965 and Rwanda from 1985-1989.

Please join us in celebrating the high school graduation of Juliana Gómez,
daughter of missionaries Ricardo and Beth Gómez. Juliana will graduate from Colegio Panamericano Colombo Sueco on Thursday, November 25. Pray Juliana will have wisdom and a deepening relationship with Jesus as she seeks God for the next steps.
Please pray the state of Bahia, Brazil, will approve our ICCM school in Monte Santo to offer a high school program. There is an acute shortage of secondary education opportunities in this region, and many of our students are left without good options after ninth grade.

Give thanks for the many ways God is using SEED partner groups around the world to bless and bring hope to others in their communities.

This week, join the Set Free Movement in praying for Kelly, Leigh and other members of the Set Free team in Canfield, Ohio, as they go into local strip clubs to extend mercy to women who are marginalized, overlooked and very often in trafficking situations. Pray God’s love will be made real to these women.

Learn more about the Set Free Movement or click here to register your church for Freedom Sunday.
Pray for wisdom as FMWM staff and Area Directors consider travel opportunities and protocols for teams during the first quarter of 2022.

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