Prayer diary from 2018

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Monday, 01 January 2018

BURUNDI
More than 90% of Burundians make their living from agriculture. Irregular rainfall can lead to periods of drought or heavy rainfall during this season. Pray for farming families as they struggle to look after their crops and animals in these conditions.

Tuesday, 02 January 2018

BURUNDI: Gitega Diocese
Pray today for Bishop John and Bishop Aimé Joseph (Bishop Coadjutor). In November, they safely completed their pastoral visits and confirmation services in all parishes, including the newly planted churches. Pray for those newly planted churches as they seek permanent places of worship.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018

BURUNDI: Gitega Diocese
Pray for the diocesan health centre in Gitega town, which provides affordable healthcare. Pray for God’s provision as the centre seeks new medical equipment to help improve standards and to enable them to treat more patients.

Thursday, 04 January 2018

DR CONGO
Unrest is growing in DR Congo as the government repeatedly delays setting a date for presidential elections. Please pray for peace in the nation and for our partners as they seek to share God’s light and hope.

Friday, 05 January 2018

DR CONGO: Bukavu Diocese (with Goma)
Bishop Bahati plans to lead the diocese in a programme of church planting throughout 2018. Pray for him and for those who will lead new churches.

Saturday, 06 January 2018

DR CONGO: Bukavu Diocese (with Goma)
Pray for the diocese as they make efforts to support Internally Displaced People who have fled to Bukavu from areas of growing insecurity. Pray that God would provide for His people as they care for those whose lives have been uprooted.

Sunday, 07 January 2018

DR CONGO: Bukavu Diocese (with Goma)
Pray for Bishop Desire and the diocesan team in Goma, as they engage in peace and reconciliation work at Rutchuru Territory. In recent months, several parishioners have been killed and kidnapped there.

Monday, 08 January 2018

NEPAL: The Zimmerman Family
Deirdre has been invited by Patan Hospital to help them with the development of their nutrition and dietetic services – which she is excited about. Pray for Deirdre to effectively balance this part-time role well, along with her current advisory role with NPCS (Nutrition organisation).

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

NEPAL: The Zimmerman Family
Next month, Kathmandu International Study Centre (KISC), the Christian school that Zachary and Benjamin attend, is moving to a new site one hour outside the city. Please pray for God’s blessing on the transition, and also for the necessary funds to be raised in the remaining period.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

NEPAL: SD Church
Please pray for SD Church’s ministry to children with disabilities, remembering especially the residents and staff at the rehabilitation centre, Pharakilo Ghar (‘Spacious House’ – from John 14:2). They are currently seeking a suitable, mature couple to take on the role of House Parents.