“After this, I heard what sounded like a vast crowd in heaven shouting, ‘Praise the Lord! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God. His judgments are true and just…Then I saw heaven opened, and a white horse was standing there. Its rider was named Faithful and True, for he judges fairly and wages a righteous war.” (Rev. 19:2, 11)
Richard Gilbert & Kelvin Luong: Central District Co-Superintendents
Praise that Serving Beyond the Fences Church is applying for affiliation. Pray for Richard Gilbert as he begins to take leadership overseeing our Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario churches. Pray for a suitable church planter to lead our Scarborough church planting project. Pray God’s provision for another church plant project in the Greater Toronto area.
Dewey & Joan Thiele:
Please pray for Joan. She has Alzheimer’s and it is progressing more rapidly recently. Dewey has been her caregiver for the past two years and has now applied for her Long Term Care. Pray for peace around this decision. We continue to pray for her complete deliverance from this devastating disease.
Susan & Frank Janetti:
Pray for successful preparations for our January trip to Zimbabwe. Pray as we trust Frank will be able to travel and finish one job he has wanted to do: teaching how to make a variety of rocking horses. Praise for all the medical containers sent from MEMO to Zimbabwe. Praise for a wonderful visit with all their hard working volunteers.
Stephen & Jane Wheeler:
Pray for a new round of training for users of The Journey, a cross-cultural, lingo-free walk through the whole Bible. Pray for wisdom for us as we reach out to four long-time friends who have not yet come to faith in Christ, that the Father would draw them (John 6:44).
Church Planting, ServeCanada
Pray with our who are praying for church plants (Matt. 9:38). Pray to the Lord of the harvest to send more workers into his fields!
Trevor & Bonita Brawdy:
We are thankful for our recently held Prairie District Conference in Saskatoon, and for the fellowship, equipping, connecting, and worship of Jesus that we shared in! Please pray that we will grow in being a people in whom the Fruit of the Spirit is evident, even in the midst of disagreements. Please pray for the Lord to provide a core group and planters for a new work in NE Calgary and a replant in Regina. Please pray for Pastor William Xu (New Life EFC – Calgary) as he has been diagnosed with ALS.
K & L:
Pray for K & L, one of our CAC missionaries couples as they seek God’s will for their next area of service. Also pray for an upcoming knee surgery (date to be determined). Continue to pray for the situation in Ukraine. One of the Ukrainian pastors asks for prayer that the electricity will continue to stay on during the cold winter months and that the congregations would continue to grow in their relationship with God. The war continues, pray for peace. Pray for the EFC Ukraine – Good News Bible School. Even during the war, there is currently an enrollment of 13 students engaged in studies! Pray for safety for the instructors as many travel from other cities to teach the modules.
Ike & Trudy Agawin:
Please pray for the Evangelical Free Church of India (EFCI). There has been religious and ethnic unrest in Manipur, where Christians have been targeted. Please pray for peace. Please pray as the EFCI provide relief for the affected churches and their members. Pray for the Lord’s provision for the finances needed.Please pray that the Lord will send more missionaries to ServeBeyond to serve among the Unreached People Groups. Please also pray for partnerships to double our effectiveness in ministry among the Unreached People Groups at home and abroad.
Dan & Marilyn Carlaw:
Praise: Fort St. James EFC has unanimously called Roger Snyman to be their next shepherd! Praise: Both Church Of The Way in Granisle, BC and McBride EFC celebrated Thanksgiving with a Baptism Service! They are rejoicing with these individuals who have publicly declared their allegiance to Jesus. Pray: Please continue to remember North Shuswap Christian Fellowship (NSCF) in Scotch Creek, BC as they reach out to their community in the aftermath of this summer’s wildfire. Pray for those in that congregation who are partnering with Samaritan’s Purse, ash-sifting people’s homes in the hopes of finding anything salvageable. May God use them in these sensitive times for His glory, to show his love and compassion. Praise: New people are coming to NSCF post-wildfire. The church family is praying that God the Father would reveal who His Son is to these searching individuals (Matt 16:17).