Prayer diary from May 2015

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Friday, 01 May 2015

Give thanks for the ongoing witness of the church in the nation. Pray for the new President, Mr Lungu, as he seeks to address the needs of the poorest people and tries to ensure that the mining wealth is distributed fairly.

Saturday, 02 May 2015

ZAMBIA: Diocese of Northern Zambia
Give thanks for St John’s Seminary in Kitwe and for the 22 students studying for their degrees in Theology. Pray that the rector, Fr Francis Mwansa, will be empowered as he leads the college.

Sunday, 03 May 2015

ZAMBIA: Diocese of Northern Zambia
Pray for the development of St Michael’s Primary School in Kitwe. Pray that the building will progress quickly to provide the much needed educational facilities.

Monday, 04 May 2015

Please pray for security from crime in Kenya. The difficult economic situation has brought many young people into violent gangs, and even children have been recruited. Please pray that all children will have access to education and that they will be guided towards an honest living.

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

KENYA: Kajiado Diocese
Please pray for rain across the diocese. The recent rains were sporadic at best and many areas are suffering. Grazing and water supplies are limited for livestock and this will impact on people’s lives. Pray for the diocese as it responds, including a food distribution programme in the worst affected places.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

KENYA: Kajiado Diocese
The diocese hopes to extend its mission outreach work this year. Please pray for those who will plan this work and for Bishop Gadiel as he leads the Mission Team. This approach will be holistic in order to serve people both spiritually and physically.

Thursday, 07 May 2015

BURUNDI: Alison Gill
In December, Alison Gill and three colleagues did a final training for trainers course with representatives from each province of Burundi, under the ‘Harvest for Christ’ programme. Many people received deep healing. Pray the training will be used widely to bring healing throughout Burundi.

Friday, 08 May 2015

BURUNDI: Alison Gill
Alison Gill will now focus on helping to facilitate the Burundian Church towards sending its own missionaries, particularly to unreached peoples within Africa. Pray for Alison and colleagues as they seek to meet with Church leaders and gather a working group.

Saturday, 09 May 2015

RWANDA: Shyogwe Diocese
The diocese recently ordained four Archdeacons, please join the Diocese in praying for them as they begin in these roles on the 1st June: Archdeacon Canon Gasana Emmanuel (Shyogwe Archdeaconry); Archdeacon Edouard Nyituriki (Nyarugenge Archdeaconry); Archdeacon Joseph Iyakaremye (Ndiza Archdeaconry); Archdeacon Louis Pasteur Kabayiza (Hanika Archdeaconry).

Sunday, 10 May 2015

RWANDA: Shyogwe Diocese
Pray for diocesan education projects throughout Shyogwe and all teachers at these institutions. These include Hanika Anglican Integrated Polytechnic, Youth at Risk Vocational Training Centre, Runda Primary School and Zion Hill Nursery.