Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Prayer update - September 12, 2012

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Featured Church/Mission: Trinity Presbyterian Church (profile), St. Albans, VT (Pastor Seth Anderson)
1. Praise God for a growing amount of young children.  We have had neighborhood children come which is very encouraging and an answer to prayer.

2. Praise for the presence and work of the Holy Spirit.

3. Pray for our neighbors, that God would give us favor with them and open their hearts to His grace.  A retirement home was just completed across the street, along with several homes being built behind it, and a large apartment building is currently in process just to our north.

4. Pray for God to raise up and strengthen elders and deacons for the church.  

5. Pray that we would grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus.

Featured Potential Church Planting Site: South-central New Hampshire (profile links below)
1. Pray for the spiritual and economic prosperity of the people of Salem, Derry, and Londonderry, New Hampshire.
2. Pray for the progress of the church in south-central New Hampshire.

Featured Potential College Ministry Site: University of New Hampshire (profile), Durham, New Hampshire
1. Pray for the students, faculty, and staff of the University of New Hampshire as they begin this new academic year.
2. Pray for the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship group at UNH and the reformed students group connected to Pilgrim Presbyterian (OPC) in Dover, NH.

MNA Committee work:
Continue to pray for work of church planting in Northern New England.
1. Pray that God would be raising up men who would have a heart for planting churches in the region.
2. Pray for an abundance in God’s provision for new works to begin.
3. Pray for Herb Shipman as he ministers to the farmers of Northern Vermont; that God would provide richly above all he could ask or imagine, and that a rich harvest would be seen.

1. Pray for John Meinen as he has begun his new RUF ministry at the University of Vermont.
2. Pray for their ministry among the students and faculty to be enlivened as they bring the gospel of Christ to this campus.

NNEP Presbytery Meeting: Pray for God’s peace and blessing to be upon the upcoming Northern New England Presbytery meeting in Manchester, NH (September 15).

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