COLOSSIANS 4:3 “PRAY FOR US, THAT GOD WILL OPEN A DOOR FOR OUR MESSAGE, SO THAT WE MAY PROCLAIM THE MYSTERY OF CHRIST.”
Missions #Pray for CMS. Pray for guidance as the Parish works to find another missionary to support, someone that we can help and pray for. Pray for Neil & Inge May Pray for health, protection and energy as Ingre & Neil live and work in the challenging environment of Nepal. Pray for the Child Nutrition Project in Jumla and for the great disparity between boys and girls. Join in prayers with INF for a “Journey with Jumla” to support health and development projects with a strong focus on gender equality. # Pray for Philip & Elke Knight, for Annabella and Lilly. Pray for newcomers to Port Hedland that they will find the church family there a welcoming oasis and a blessing in their lives. Pray for the growth of home groups in the study of God’s word and that more people will have a desire to join in and see the blessing of such involvement. # Pray for Mark Muss in the very demanding ministry he has at Lithgow Correctional Centre, Pray for Mark’s health and wellbeing and that he will feel the Holy Spirit’s uplifting power as he copes with all that this position requires of him. Pray for all chaplains in both prison and hospital situations, pray for good health, strength and commitment. Mission more locally # Pray for Archbishop Glenn Davies especially as his time as Archbishop comes to an end this year. Pray too for our minister Tim and for Jodie, Rafael, Elsie and Claudia in their ministry in our Parish. Pray too for Bishop Ivan Lee, as he takes on a new challenge in ministry and for wisdom as a new Bishop for the western area is chosen this year. Our Children’s Ministry # Pray for School Scripture lessons and for the changes that are being introduced into our schools. Pray for the children and also give thanks and pray for the teachers and helpers. In Blackheath – Susie, Pat, Michelle, Sui Lin and Nicky. In Mt Victoria – Moira and Carol. Pray especially for Michelle as she does SRE at Katoomba High School. Pray for the search for a full time leader for SRE at Katoomba. # Pray for the Playcentre as Jodie, Susie and Megan strive for a different direction with a program called Mainly Music. Pray that this new idea will attract young mums and dads and will build up great relationships. # Pray for Kids Club in Mt Victoria, also for the Kids Club at Blackheath and the Imprint Youth group also in Blackheath as the leaders seek to bring Jesus as Saviour and Lord to children and young people. The World # Pray for the Lord’s mercy in the provision of peace in the midst of the pain and suffering of war, the peace that only faith in Jesus can bring. Pray that our governments in Australia will choose to lead us in Christ honouring ways and that all our representatives will serve with integrity and honesty in their particular roles within the Federal and State Parliaments, and in the local Council.