Praying 4

We are grateful to those who faithfully pray for the work of SGA - churches, prayer groups and individuals - throughout the UK, Ireland and beyond. We are always concerned to see our ‘prayer base’ strengthened.

Much prayer - much power; little prayer - little power!

Wednesday 29 January

Pray for Pastor Benjamin Levtseniuk, in Khabarovsk region and Pastor Stas Efimov, leading the new initiative in Yakutia region of Far E. Russia. Pray that they will be able to motivate the mission teams who are serving in these regions.

Thursday 30 January

Pray for Avel Dorohov, Konstantin Minaev and Rostislav Schtompel and their families working in the Khabarovsk region of Far E. Russia. May they be able to build good relationships with the local people groups and begin to establish new churches.

Friday 31 January

We trust that many will participate in SGA UK’s ‘month of prayer’ as it is launched and continues during February. Pray that the 70th -anniversary project will be realized and that 70 new missionary families will be sent by the Lord.

Saturday 1 February

Pray for the leading of the Holy Spirit in the selection of candidates for the 70th anniversary project. Pray that the Lord will provide the funding needed to support suitable men in missionary and church planting ministry. Continue to remember those who have been added to Leadership Support under the 70th anniversary programme, that the Lord will encourage them in their work and ministry as they are made aware that people in the UK and Ireland are praying for them.

Sunday 2 February

Pray for the leading of the Holy Spirit in the selection of candidates for the 70th anniversary project. Pray that the Lord will provide the funding needed to support suitable men in missionary and church planting ministry. Continue to remember those who have been added to Leadership Support under the 70th anniversary programme, that the Lord will encourage them in their work and ministry as they are made aware that people in the UK and Ireland are praying for them.

Monday 3 February

Pray for Bohuslava Havrilova, SLOVAKIA in her work with children and young adults. Many young women are caught up in immorality and make poor lifestyle choices. Pray for wisdom as Bohuslava seeks to advise and support them.

Tuesday 4 February

Pray for SGA UK’s General Director, Derek Maxwell and his wife Carole, serving the Lord in NI. Derek has a full schedule of ministry, teaching and deputation work, alongside directing the overall work of the Mission.

Wednesday 5 February

A new Regional Representative is required in Ireland. Pray that the right person with a burden for the work of SGA and a clear call from God into the ministry will be in place soon.

Thursday 6 February

SGA staff meet at the Rugby Head Office today to plan and prepare for the months ahead. Pray that they will be enabled to encourage each other in the work and ministry. Pray too that the Lord would be honoured in all the discussions and decisions.

Friday 7 February

The Mission leadership have decided to commence SGA’s 70th Anniversary year by dedicating the month of February for prayer. Today staff members will be meeting in the office for prayer. Supporters in the area are invited to join them today as they seek the Lord’s face. If you are unable to join us in Rugby, do earnestly seek the Lord today wherever you are for His blessing on the 70th anniversary year.

Saturday 8 February

We pray for SGA’s voluntary representatives who seek to promote the work in the UK and generate prayer for the Church in Eastern Europe. Pray for Raymond Arnold (Scotland), Peter Barrie (Sussex), Nigel Bell (N. Wales), Andrew Care (Cornwall), Alan Clark (Glasgow), Robert France (Isle of Lewis), Derek Slark (S Wales), and John Tulie (Channel Islands) as they seek to encourage prayer and support for the work of the Mission.