Sunday: Pray for the leadership and pastors of the Countess Churches in Sierra Leone. Pray for wisdom and guidance as they carry out their responsibilities. Pray for the pastors to have a caring, servant heart for their congregations and that their ministry might produce fruit for the Kingdom. Pray for Kelvin and Ransford- pastors on sick leave.
Monday: Pray for the many teachers in our Connexional schools. Pray that during the summer break they will feel refreshed and invigorated for the new term in September. Pray that they will value each child in their care and realise their potential.
Tuesday: Pray for the children who attend our schools and churches. Pray that they might know the love of Jesus in their young lives and grow up to be mighty witnesses to the gospel.
Wednesday: Pray for the children and adults living at Bethesda. Two new children will soon join them from the streets; pray that they will settle quickly and experience the unique blessing of living in Bethesda.
Thursday: Pray for the work with the street children. Pray that they might see the love of Jesus in Magnus and Albert as they seek to help these vulnerable children.
Friday: Pray that many people will be moved in the U.K. to make up shoe bags for the children in Sierra Leone. Pray that the salvage from Glastonbury and Reading will reach the neediest of people. Pray for the safe and complete shipping of supplies from the U.K.
Saturday: Pray for the S.L.M. committee; after several changes pray that they might be of one mind. Pray that monies entrusted to S.L.M. might be wisely distributed. Pray that the love of our brothers and sisters in S.L. might increase and be infectious to everyone in the U.K. Connexional churches.
Pray for the fellowship of Ebenezer Lumley and the family of Rev.Angel Ama-Lamin who died recently. Peter had the privilege to pray for him whilst in Sierra Leone.
Pray for the new clinic which has been established at The Theological College at Jui. This clinic will serve the local community. Pray especially for the little girl with third degree burns to her leg.
Pray for the patients and staff at the hospital at Koidu. Peter and Janet were given the opportunity to visit and pray for individuals, including Muslims. They also met Victoria a three year old who had accidentally been pushed backwards into boiling water. Her chance of survival is minimal but with prayer and God’s intervention a miracle is possible.
Sierra Leone is heading for elections early next year and the process has started with voter registration. Pray against any form of violence approach that electoral process and for God to lead the people of this country to vote for the right person.
Pray for wisdom for Bishop Theophilus as he makes important decisions. Pray also for Magnus, Daniel and Alex as they advise and support the Bishop.
Thank God for the wonderful work that is happening at Bethesda. Pray for Allusine, Musa and Issa as they have been reunited to their family but desire to be back at Bethesda. Thank God for Aminata and Sallie and pray that He will heal Sallie from her discomfort.
Thank God for the stoic teachers in our schools; against all odds they continue to give their best. Also pray for our pastors; for safety in travel, protection against illness and a fresh vitality in their ministry.
‘This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we
ask anything according to His will, He hears us.’
1 John 5 v 14
Sunday: Pray for the advance of the gospel in Sierra Leone. Pray that the members of the C. of H. Churches might be light and salt in their communities. May their witness be evident to those who are as yet unsaved.
Monday: Pray for the newly appointed leaders. Pray that God will give them wisdom and discernment in their new roles. Pray especially for Rev. Theophilus Nicol and Rev. Alex Dixon.
Tuesday: Pray that the C. of H. churches in the U.K. will realise the responsibility that we have to pray and give to our brothers and sisters in S.L.
Wednesday : Pray for Ebenezer church at Manallo Village. Pray for the pastor Magnus Bendu and the lay pastor and headmaster of the school, Daniel Ndomawah. Praise God that the church is growing and pray for the teachers and children who attend the school.
Thursday: Many children who have lived at Bethesda have been reunited with family members. These children have turned to Christ during their time at Bethesda. Pray they will stand firm in their faith.
Friday: Pray for the street children who are moving into Bethesda. Pray for wisdom in their selection and a settled initial period.
Saturday: Pray for Rev. Daniel Koroma our agent in S.L. Continue to pray for him and his daughter in their loss last summer of wife and mum.
I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand,
I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices
Sunday: We thank God for a successful A.G.M. at conference and for the offering of just over £5,000 which will provide for two new toilet blocks.
Monday: Pray for the committee members who were re-elected, and for Geoff Chapman who has joined the committee. Pray for wisdom for each of them as they seek God’s will for the future.
Tuesday: Pray for continued protection from the Ebola virus for those in Sierra Leone, thanking God for the protection so far.
Wednesday: Pray that the rice might continue to be a source of comfort to the needy and outreach to non-Christians in S.L. as Daniel, Magnus and the leaders distribute to those in need.
Thursday: Pray for the new chairman and General Superintendent of the connexion in S.L., Rev Theophilus Nicol, for his assistant Rev Alex Dixon also Rev Magnus Bendu as he takes on the role of secretary.
Friday: Pray for Rev Daniel Koroma, our agent in Sierra Leone as he carries out the many tasks he does for us, but also in running his church.
Saturday: Pray for the children who have been brought into the new home at Bethesda and for those looking after them, as they teach the love of Jesus through all they do.