Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Prayer Update - January 3, 2013

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Featured Church/Mission: First Presbyterian Church (profile), Concord, New Hampshire (Pastor Doug Domin)
1.  Please rejoice with us in God's provision to us of the funds to purchase our new facility at 146 Sheep Davis Road, Pembroke, NH.
2.  Please give thanks for the excitement in our congregation and their enthusiasm in being involved in the plans for the renovation.
3.  Please ask God to use this to draw us closer as a congregation and that we would be an effective witness in the greater Concord area.
4.  Please ask God to continue to provide for us financially and that we would be able to raise the necessary monies to renovate the facility.
5.  Please give thanks for the help of the Presbytery, individuals churches and individuals and our own people in helping us get this facility.

Featured Potential Church Planting Site: Lakes Region, Maine (profile links below)
1. Pray for the people of the thirteen towns that make up the lakes region of central Maine, including Casco, Bridgton, Naples, and Raymond.  Pray for good economic opportunities for the many involved in tourism-based industries.
2. Pray for the further establishment of the church in this region.

Featured Potential College Ministry Site: Plymouth State University (profile), Plymouth, New Hampshire
1. Pray for the students, faculty, and staff of Plymouth State University, part of the University System of New Hampshire.
2. Pray for the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ to the students there.

MNA Committee work:
Burlington: Continue to pray for Redeemer Burlington, the joint church planting/RUF work in Burlington, VT.

RUF/University of Vermont: Continue to pray for the new RUF/UVM ministry. In particular:
1. Praise God that RUF is now a member of the Spiritual and Religious Life Council at UVM.
2. Pray for John and Megan Meinen as they continue to build relationships with the students.
3. Pray that God would continue to provide the necessary funding and support for this new work.

Herb Shipman:
1. Pray for continued fruitful ministry among the dairy farmers of Northern Vermont.
2. Pray for strength and physical well-being for Herb.