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Praises & Requests

Covenant BP Mission, WA (Yong)

May 2020

Thanking God for:
  • Good health in spirit and body.
  • Continuous good contacts with those who I have been inviting to Christ.
  Please Pray for:
  • Fear of God to fall upon government leaders and wisdom for church leaders regarding when to   re-open corporate worship.
  • God’s protection on the health of church members and friends.
  • God’s help with my responsibility of caring for souls, despite physical distance.

Reformed BPC, CA (Baldwin)

May 2020

Thanking God for:

  • Our new series preaching on the “High Priestly Prayer of Christ” that is proving to be a blessing.
  • Everyone who has stayed healthy this cold and flu season.

 

Please Pray for:

  • Wisdom as the church considers it’s plans now that the governor has announced he wants to keep churches closed through July at the earliest.
  • Healing for our elder Bob Copeland’s wife, Dusty. She has suffered for some time with complications from a rare lung infection she caught from a sick cow she was caring for.
  • God to send visitors and attract new families to the church once we start having in-person services again.  Right now we are only live-streaming on Sundays and meeting by Zoom on Wednesday nights.

Sola — Appalachian Christian Retreat, NY (Douma)

May 2020

Thanking God for:

  • Sending a number of volunteers our way for this summer! We are very much looking forward to their visits!
  • Our wonderful financial supporters who have been generous even in these difficult times in our world.
  • The good family time and time for renovations that we’ve had while staying home.

 

Please Pray for:

  • Normalcy to swiftly resume, both for our church and for the Appalachian Trail hiker season.
  • The Lord to bring many hikers to us for the gospel to be proclaimed among them.

Cornerstone Reformed, MN (Liu)

May 2020

Thanking God for:

  • The continued support and guidance from the session of Grace BPC in Cincinnati, OH. 
  • The technology that allows us to continue hearing the preaching of God’s Word and meeting with fellow members and visitors online for prayer and fellowship.  
  • The peace, joy, and trust in our God for our people during this upheaval due to COVID-19 and an increased need/duty to pray.  
  • The fact that no one in the congregation has gotten sick, lost his/her job, or lost his/her sanity during this pandemic. 

 

Please Pray for:

  • Our faithful and bold witness to those within our families, workplaces, neighborhoods, and communities, and for the Lord to continue to open opportunities to serve others and to witness to them during (and after) the global pandemic.  
  • The Lord to send a revival to our nation and many to come to repentance and faith in Jesus Christ.  
  • The health, safety, and spiritual strength of our first responders and those who must continue to go in person to work.  
  • Team Timothy that we are looking to reschedule for 2021 (not 2020). For the Lord to prepare the soil for the work ahead.

PMU Office, OH (Southerland)

May 2020

Thanking God for:

  • The ability of the office staff to continue with the normal work in support of our missionaries and church planters even with Ohio’s social distancing policies.
  • The health of our staff and missionaries during the concerns about the spread of COVID-19.
  • The many supporters of PMU who continue to pray and provide financial support as they are able.

 

Please Pray for:

  • The staff as we seek to support our missionaries and church planters in the unique circumstances that each one faces.
  • The churches we worked with in Iquitos that hosted Team Timothy while in Peru in January.  The city of Iquitos has seen many people die as a result of the virus, the hospital’s ability to function has collapsed, and the morgue has been overwhelmed.
  • Office staff and missionaries as preparations begin for the Annual Council Meeting scheduled for August.

Foundation BP Mission, OH (Waeber)

April 2020

Thanking God for:

  • High levels of involvement from the core group during the suspension of services due to COVID-19.
  • The safety and health of all our members during this crisis.

 

Please Pray for:

  • The resumption of services on May 3, if Ohio’s plans for reopening hold.
  • The reestablishment of local contacts after quarantine is lifted.
  • Summer ministry opportunities among the community. Much of our ministry thus far has been in the context of the schools, so we are looking to develop different approaches during the summer.

Myanmar Mission

April 2020

Thanking God for:

  • My wife, Mawite, along with some young people from Yangon who visited Thinglei BP church in Chin state to minister to the people there.They had a month long VBS program and about 70 children came; many young people also came to the evening Bible study class. 
  • His provision and protection for my family during this COVID19 pandemic. In fact, my family greatly enjoyed a good quality of time together as well as family Bible study and prayer.
  • His amazing provisions, protection and guidance for my wife, Mawite, who celebrated her 50th birthday on April 4.

 

Please Pray for:

  • The annual BP fellowship gathering.  This was originally planned for the first week of April, but we postponed it to the second week of May due to COVID19. It looks like the pandemic will not be over, but will be worse in May, so please pray for this gathering.
  • Sunday worship services to resume soon and for the safety of the flock.  We have not had services since the third week of March and do not know how long we must cancel the Sunday worship service. 
  • The orphanage children, that the Lord will protect them and provide for them even in this difficult time.

Projecto Soli Deo Gloria, Brazil (Leaman)

April 2020

Thanking God for:

  • Health and physical strength for the Leaman family through the Coronavirus chaos.
  • The excellent visit from Ethan Hollander from Olympia who lent us an energetic hand for a two week building project on the “SDG” property.  
  • The wonderful trip to Sao Paulo in January, visiting God’s people and seeing first hand some of the beautiful scenes of this vast and well-favored land.
  • Eugenio, Natalia and Julia who are now living on the property and will be taking care of the physical needs of the land.

 

Please Pray for:

  • Health and strength to continue on raising the banner of God’s glory and the sufficiency of God’s Word in this thirsty land.
  • The new adventure of teaching on Zoom in April to go well.
  • The furlough that will begin in May to be able to go through as planned and that we will be able to safely visit God’s people.

Team Timothy

January 2020: Team Timothy Peru

Thanking God for:

  • The support of BP Churches and each team member’s preparation for an intense two-weeks of ministry.
  • The safe arrival of the Team in Iquitos on January 4.

 

Please Pray for:

  • Effective ministry as the team leads VBS ministry in the villages of Sapuena and Flor de Castana.
  • A deeply encouraging time as the team presents sacred concerts in churches and villages around Iquitos.
  • The health and endurance of team members as they embark on a physically demanding schedule in an unfamiliar environment.
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