Pray for Abby Coster and the team of which she is a part as they minister to kids, youth, and families through ministries and daily life. Pray for the work of the Holy Spirit to soften hearts to receive Jesus’ love, forgiveness, and righteousness.
The phrase, “First of All, Pray!”, inspired by 1 Timothy 2:1, is the name of our prayer ministry. It reflects the prominence of prayer within our community. It’s been a mark of our Mission for more than 100 years. The mark remains. First of all, pray—deliberately, intentionally, and in faith, with praise and thanksgiving.
Pray for the Bogota team as the Encisos begin their nine-month Home Ministry Assignment (HMA) this month. Please pray for Hillary Merwin as she transitions to lead some of the ministries and for a good support group to surround her in this role.
Pray for the pastors and leaders retreat in Pucallpa sponsored by the Shipibo-Conibo Church Association through August 13. Pray that this will be a time of encouragement, growth, and refreshment for those who attend.
Praise God for the good visit Kaylee Wayner had to Ayacucho, Peru, and the opportunity she had to see and engage in the ministry there, gaining a vision for what her involvement in the future could look like. Pray for the Lord’s leading in her life next ministry assignment.
Please continue praying for the Lord’s provision of a mechanic for SAMAIR. Pray for Greg and John as they bear the brunt of the ministry, caring for its many aspects. Pray for continued open doors for ministry to the people of Bolivia.
Pray for La Roca Church’s youth who attended a week-long seminar at the Ocaña Bible Institute last month. Pray that they will be doers of the Word and use their knowledge to serve the local church and community.
Pray for the Lord to provide the remaining funds needed to purchase the property for the SAM Recife headquarters. Pray that this building will be a great space for the various ministries to collaborate and partner to see the community transformed by the gospel.
The church in Puerto Supe has declared a special time of prayer and fasting on Sundays during August. Please pray for repentant hearts that will be directed to Christ and open to obeying His Word. Please pray for Cesar and Grace Cubas as they lead these times.
Pray for Carlos and Sandy Rios and the church plant in Guadalajara as it has its third annual Vacation Bible School August 8-12. They anticipate having 35 kids participate. Pray that God will send children who are spiritually hungry and ready to respond to the gospel and draw new families to join the life of the church. Pray for those serving at the VBS, that as they minister together, they will grow in the Lord, be strongly united, experience the joy of sharing the gospel, and be led by the Holy Spirit.
Pray for Chris and Melissa Weissenberger as they reintegrate to life and ministry in the US after completing their two-year term at the SCCLC in Bolivia. Pray for the Lord’s provision of a job for Chris and His leading in this new stage of life.