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Prayers – week beginning 27th January 2019

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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 27 
Give thanks for answered prayer that SU Scotland’s new centre, Gowanbank House, was ready on time to welcome its first SU camp in August. Pray for Colin and Sylvia Campbell, the new Managers, as they face the challenges of their new role. 

Monday 28
Pray for fresh vision for holiday and mission leaders as they plan event programmes and gather team for the summer events, especially for those leading for the first time this year. Pray about hard-to-fill team places such as head caterers. 

Tuesday 29 
The Shine in Schools review and planning meeting takes place over the next two days. Give thanks for those who signed up at Soul Survivor, greatly increasing the number of groups involved. Pray that plans for this year will come together. 

Wednesday 30 
Ester Fameli, in Brazil, is the project manager for the Portuguese (Latin America) version of Guardians of Ancora. Please pray for Ester as she gets to grips with the project, looks for the right people for the varied tasks and fits it all around her regular studies. 

Thursday 31 
The Scripture Union 2019 Conference runs from today until Saturday and brings together staff, mission partners, event leaders and others for thanksgiving and encouragement. Please pray that it will be both useful and a blessing to all in attendance. 

Friday 1 
Local mission partner Thrive Youth Ministries, working in and around Leamington Spa and Warwick, are hosting their annual youth weekend away, Basecamp, this weekend. Pray for youth groups and their leaders who attend, that they will have a great time on the various organised activities, build deeper friendships and meet with Jesus. 

Saturday 2 
Wayne Dixon of local mission partner in the Slough area, Christian Connections in Schools, asks us to pray for wisdom and sensitivity with his ‘hanging around ministry’ in local schools especially for conversations with young people and staŠ on some ‘hot potatoes’


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