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Prayer Mobilization Line
September 20, 2017

"By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me—
a prayer to the God of my life."
Psalm 42:8, NIV

PRAYERS AND PRAISES
Frankfurt-Hügelstraße Church
  PRAISE: Sixty years ago, Frankfurt-Hügelstraße, Germany, became one of the earliest European Churches of the Nazarene outside of Britain. In May, the congregation inaugurated a new building by celebrating God’s love and faithfulness. Thank the Lord for what He has done and will do in this community. To learn more, read the article in September Where Worlds Meet.
Trip across Russia
  PRAISE: Missionary Scott Rainey writes, "Praise God for an incredible trip across Russia. God's presence was with this group of 10, and much was accomplished in the way of mission strategy for the years ahead."
Doris Bromiley—Update
  REQUEST: Grace Burrows reports that her mother, Doris, needs to be transferred to a facility with 24-hour care. Please pray that a bed in a proficient facility will become available quickly. Grace and Clive Burrows served as missionaries in Papua New Guinea and European Nazarene College in Switzerland.
Mexico Earthquake Recovery
  REQUEST: The 8.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico 7 September 2017 was that country’s most powerful quake in more than a century. District NMI leaders are serving 12,000–15,000 people three hot meals daily, with the number growing each day. Thank the Lord for people like Blanca, and pray for the victims of the earthquake and for those responding to the many needs. To learn more about the effects of the earthquake on the Church of the Nazarene and for how to respond, click here.
September Missionary Prayer Focus—Join in prayer for:
 

Lukas and Daniella Woltjer, serving in Papua New Guinea

  • REQUEST: Pray for the Woltjer family, especially their young sons Benjamin and Josiah, as they adjust to Daniella teaching again. Benjamin definitely shows his frustration when Daniella is gone during the week.
  • REQUEST: Pray that Daniella will have a positive impact on her students this year.

Erin Meier, serving in Papua New Guinea

  • PRAISE AND UPDATE: Dr. Erin Meier was diagnosed with a benign mass earlier this summer. She is praising God for His healing touch. Erin has returned to the field, but asks for continued prayers that the medicines will keep shrinking the mass.
  • REQUEST: Pray for wisdom as the hospital administrative team continues to seek efficient ways to teach medical students and doctors.

Jerry and Toni Porter, serving on the Africa Region

  • REQUEST: The Porters request prayer as they enter Arabic language study.

Dany Gomis, serving in Senegal

  • REQUEST: Remember the Church of the Nazarene in Sierra Leone following the floods in August, resulting in the deaths of more than 600 people. Pray for God to give strength and wisdom to survivors and responders.
  • REQUEST: Please pray for the mentoring and development of two new district superintendents: Dominic Touldee, serving the Liberia South East District, and Elie Kientega on the Burkina Faso District.
  • REQUEST: Pray for upcoming district leadership changes on the Ghana North District, that transitions will be smooth.

Evans and Njeri Katanga, serving in Ghana

  • PRAISE: The Katangas are praising God that they have settled well in Accra. Their daughter, Panashe, is enjoying her new school, and the medical challenges have reduced. They are happy that their immigration processes for residence permits are going well.
  • REQUEST: Please pray for renewal and revival in the Church of the Nazarene in Ghana.
  • REQUEST: Pray for the Katangas’ home assignment, scheduled for June to September 2018, that scheduling goes smoothly and that their needs will be met.

Jeremy and Reetu Height, serving in Senegal

  • REQUEST: Pray for traveling mercies when the Heights depart for Dakar, Senegal.
  • REQUEST: Please pray for Jeremy and Reetu as they learn French and begin a new chapter of ministry serving God and the Church of the Nazarene in West Africa.
  • REQUEST: Pray for the Heights’ son, Zane, during their travels for home assignment in the USA this fall, as well as on the flight to Dakar. Zane was born 15 April 2017.

Danilo and Maria Carvalho, serving in Angola

  • REQUEST: Pray for the Carvalhos’ transition from the Africa Lusophone Field (Angola—Portuguese-speaking) to the Africa West Field (Senegal—French-speaking) and everything involved in moving to a new country and a different language.
  • REQUEST: Please pray for the missionaries replacing the Carvalhos in Angola, that they will transition well.
BEREAVEMENT
Family of Phyllis Perkins Howard
  REQUEST: Phyllis Perkins Howard passed away 12 September 2017. She was a former missionary to Japan and director of Nazarene World Mission Society (now Nazarene Missions International), as well as a retired educator. A funeral service was 18 September at the Nampa, Idaho, First Church of the Nazarene. Please pray for Phyllis’s family as they mourn her passing and celebrate her life. To learn more about Dr. Perkins, click here.
Thank you for praying.

"If the life of Christ is flowing through us, the water from the Rock turning the wheel,
as it flows into the heart, it will fill us with joy;
and if so, we cannot contain it, it must flow out. "

—G. V. Wigram (1806–1879)

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