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Prayers – week beginning 14th January

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Join us in praying for Scripture Union ministries – for those sharing the good news and for the children and young people they share it with

Sunday 14
SU in Kyrgyzstan request prayer that God will provide a translator to translate Bible reading notes for children from English or Korean into Russian or Kyrgyz. Please uphold Nurjan and Nazgul as they currently endeavour to translate successfully.

Monday 15
Over the next two days’ staff, local mission partners, volunteers and the steering group in Wales will  be gathering to learn, pray and share together. Pray that they will know God’s presence and leading.

Tuesday 16
Local mission partner PSALMS is exploring models for sports ministry across Gloucestershire with Richard Witham, SU Mission Sports Leader, including mission in a new housing estate, non-residential sports camps and sports though church, school and community. Please pray for the team

Wednesday 17
Please pray for Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust’s work in secondary schools, including group work on Questioning and Understanding Self-Harm, Healthy Relationships and Fantasy vs Reality (the dangers of pornography) and for schools worker Mary Thomas who coordinates this.

Thursday 18
Please pray for the workers of Southport and Area Schools Worker Trust as they seek to resource and support the ministries of those reaching out to young people in Southport. Thank God for the community developing around those who are committed to this work.

Friday 19
Local mission partner, Christians in Schools Trust, working in Stockport, have a vision to help children and young people confront mental health issues. Pray for them as they try to reach Key Stage 1 with mental health projects, using the topic ‘Why do feelings happen?’ as a starting point to help children understand their emotions.

Saturday 20
Pray for Bob Goody, development worker in the central region, who is leading a retreat for a children’s and youth team from a church in Derby today, aiming to provide spiritual refreshment and to help them to gain a new focus for their work.


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