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Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. – Colossians 4:2
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This Month’s Prayer Points
Bangladesh – Rohingya: – Bangladesh has told the UN it will stop accepting any more Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. At the same time, Myanmar’s promises to accept these people back seem hollow as none have been welcomed back. Pray for these 1 million stateless people.
India – The national elections will be completed in May. Pray for peace and integrity at this time of frequent tension, and that the next government will rule wisely and fairly.
Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka is in shock after a wave of bombings targeting churches and hotels left 290 people dead. Churches were hit during Easter services on Sunday in three cities. Please pray for all affected and for God’s comfort during this tragedy. Pray that people would not seek revenge and that heavenly grace would will the air. Pray that God would enact justice.
Ethiopia – Pray for the relatively new and open government that they will rule wisely and that past, pent-up frustrations and ethnic tensions do not harm the country.
Tanzania – Pray that the farmers in the dry, central part of the country will be able to feed themselves as the rains were not sufficient this year.
Kenya – Please pray for peace and justice in this nation, which has a high percentage of Christians, yet many challenges. Pray that there that there would be enough food this year as the weather department is predicting that the early rains will be a failure.
DR Congo – Over 800 people in North Kivu have died from Ebola since it started in 2018. Pray for our local partner, the CBCA, as they work near Butembo city. Pray that the virus would be eradicated, and that rebel activity and misinformation would stop.
South Sudan – Pray for the millions of internal refugees to be able to return home after last year’s peace treaty. Pray that they will also be able to find food as years of war, bad weather, and crop pests have caused severe food shortages. Please pray for our local partners and churches to help bring healing to the nation. We plan to provide food again from May until August to help 1,200 of the poorest families have enough to eat until harvest.
Indonesia – Pray for our Integral Alliance partners as they are doing tsunami relief and rehabilitation response in Sulawesi island…for inner healing, and that they reflect the love of Christ.
Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe – Pray for those affected by cyclone Idai and cylone Kenneth. That God’s comfort would be with those who have lost loved ones and whose loved ones are still missing.
Tearfund Canada – Please pray that God would provide us with what we need financially before the end of our fiscal year on June 30th. 2018-2019 has been a tough year. Pray for the board as they meet May 3rd for wisdom and boldness to follow where God calls.
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