Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Prayer Update - October 10, 2012

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Featured Church/Mission: Christ Presbyterian Church (profile), Nashua, New Hampshire (Pastor Jason Wakefield)
1. Pray for leadership development, the deacons are forming a diaconate committee and seeking new ways to reach out to the community.
2. Pray for the funding of the ministry; we are currently ahead, but looking forward we are concerned about the level of monthly giving.
3. Pray for us as we look for a new facility and office space.  We need to find a place that will further our ministry in Nashua.
4. Pray for new people to come and join the congregation.
5. Pray that we would continue to develop a biblical community with a global and local missions emphasis.
6.  We are studying Ephesians Sunday Morning, pray that it would strengthen the members of CPC in their faith.

Featured Potential Church Planting Site: Upper Valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire (profile links below)
1. Pray for God’s blessing upon the people of Hanover and Lebanon, NH, and White River Junction, VT.
2. Pray for the reformation of the church in the Upper Valley region and for the Gospel witness of existing evangelical churches.

Featured Potential College Ministry Site: Dartmouth College (profile), Hanover, New Hampshire
1. Pray for the students, faculty, and staff of Dartmouth College as they have begun this new academic year.
2. Pray for God’s blessing on the campus ministries at Dartmouth, including Campus Crusade for Christ, the Navigators, and Agape Christian Fellowship. 

MNA Committee work:

RUF/University of Vermont: Pray for John and Megan Meinen as they begin this new work at the University of Vermont. Pray specifically
1. That God would give them good relationships with their neighbors; that they would meet students; and that God would build these relationship and that friendships would begin to emerge. Praise God with them that He is already beginning to answer this prayer.
2. Pray that RUF will join the Spiritual and Religious Life Council at UVM, and that RUF will bless the University of Vermont, its students, and its faculty.

1. Pray for the committee’s work as it makes contact with men who are interested in serving in Northern New England.
2. Pray for the interns Tom Powell as he seeks the Lord’s leading; Mike Viera, as he continues his studies at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson and seeks God’s direction for him and his family; Bob Wiegers, as he juggles his studies, work and family obligations; and Nathan Snyder, as he pursues God’s call to the gospel ministry.

Herb Shipman: Pray for strong prayer and financial support for Herb’s ministry among the dairy farmers in northern Vermont. Give thanks for the spiritual fruit that God has brought about through his labors. Pray for the physical strength needed each day to carry out these tasks.

NNEP Presbytery Meeting: Pray for God’s blessing upon the upcoming Northern New England Presbytery meeting in Manchester, NH (October 13).

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