Happy Sunday!!!
Prayer requests from Tracy:
Matthew 20:28, “He came to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many people.”
Psalm 145:18, “The Lord is close to everyone who prays to him, to all who truly pray to him.”
Prayers answered…
Presentation at Portsmouth Christian School in December went well.
GNC will start at Sparrow Road Elementary, Chesapeake on February 6.
Quick Start Training on January 25th was a success with 30 people in attendance including 4 new churches.
Discover Church is interested in co-sponsoring GNC at Hickory Elementary.
Sherwood Forest Elementary school is interested in GNC.
An individual is co-sponsoring Booker T. Washington.
All Child Protection Policy Requirements on volunteers for December deadline was met.  Received a monetary gift from Tab Church to replenish CEF literature resources.

PRAYER REQUESTSchool Partnership*
Tallwood Elementary to be receptive to the GNC (Colonial Baptist and Atlantic Shores partnering together to sponsor).
Pastor Travis Bryant has relationship with principal.
* Trantwood Elementary has interested person, Kathleen Evans, in starting an ASGNC.* W.T. Cooke Elementary to be open to GNC with either Trinity Church at the oceanfront and/or The Gathering @ Scott Memorial United Methodist*
Park Place in Norfolk to be open to GNC by Trinity Presbyterian Church (Pastor Jack Howell) by next year.*
Thalia Elementary to be open to GNC by Thalia Lynn Baptist in fall 2020* Chittum Elementary to be open to GNC by Crosswater Presbyterian Church (Pastor Dan Kerley) this school year.  Church has enough volunteers to form a team.* Kempsville Meadows to be open to GNC by Kempsville Presbyterian Church for next school year, and church will be able to raise up enough volunteers.* Bayside Elementary to be open to GNC by Diamond Springs Baptist Church (Pastor Kelly Darnell) for next school year, and church will raise up enough volunteers.
Church Partnership *
The following churches to see the vision in partnering together to sponsor GNC: Cornerstone Baptist (Rev. Tim McLendon)
Grace Bible Church
Princess Anne Plaza Baptist (Rev. Daniel MacKey),
Ocean View Church (Pastor Aaron),
New Covenant (Pastor Jeff Elliott),
Nansemond River Baptist, Dr. Fullayter will be able to raise awareness of CEF in church and thru contacts and First Baptist Church of Suffolk.
* Virginia Beach Community Chapel’s small group(s) will partner to start a GNC.*
The following GNC’s would be sponsored: Truitt   * Hillcrest Baptist Church (Pastor Ricky Garza) has 3 members interested.
Volunteers* All clubs are well staffed as we are short workers * All the ASGNC volunteers would be equipped, encouraged and filled with the Holy Spirit as they finish the school year.* Discover Church (Pastor Rob Vincent) will co-sponsor GNC at Hickory Elementary and currently have 2 volunteers who are interested.

Pray for more volunteers, so club can start next year.*
Bethany Free Will Baptist (Pastor Mark Crews) & Family Community Church (Pastor Masters) are interested in co-sponsoring GNC at Sherwood Forest.  Pray for more volunteers.* Grace Presbyterian of Chesapeake (Pastor Bob Willets) & Night Light Baptist (Bishop Darryl McClary) are interested in starting GNC at Deep Creek Central (principal attends church) this school year.

More students to attend GNC at Kilby Shores and Booker T. Washington

CYIA* At least 6 teens for 2020 CYIA. Staff/Committee* Funds to come in to support the work of CEF.  Hire a part-time secretary in the near future.*

District Team Leaders:
Barb Patton, Stephanie Foley and Susan Chapman as they make contacts with churches and volunteers and completing required paperwork for clubs and volunteers.

* New Hire for DTL* More Godly men/women to join local CEF Committee.*

Tracy Williams as she visits churches to establish support and contacts for the ministry. * More monthly givers toward Director’s support.*

Joe and Pam Mannix as they spend many hours volunteering daily with CEF to complete behind the scene items.*

CYIA Assistant for this summer

Future Events* Tracy starts second CMI online course on January 14th -March 9th* Informational Meeting at Thalia Lynn Baptist on February 23rd* CYIA Jump Start 10-12 on February 29th* CEF State Retreat March 13th & March 14th* CEF Fundraising Banquet March 17th * Regent Spring Career & Internship Fair 10-12 on March 25th* CEF Child Protection Policy Compliance Form Due to state on March 31st
Access to North Korea to reach boys and girls with the gospel.* Doubling children reached in 3 years from 22 million to 45 million, adding 1,600 workers

ASGNC around Tidewater:
Sparrow Road GNC Team Prayer
1).  Selah B…..is requesting prayer request due to inclement weather arriving in our area…wants to be safe from Tornadoes.

2).  Madelyn W….wants prayer for her mother to find a job.

3).  Brittany R….PRAISE REPORT….reporting that her Endoscopy went very well and she is happy.

4).  Logan D….wants prayer for game on Saturday.

5).  James L….wants prayer for Kobe Bryant’s Family.

Luxford ASGNCCiana – I will pray for for my aunt.
Eden – Please heal my grandma.
Jordyn – I pray for my teacher that her baby will be a girl.
Abygail – I have a friend and she stepped on a nail and got a foot infection.
Jayvion – I ask God for help.
Leah – I’m thankful for life.
Dohnivan – Thank you dear Father God for letting my dad have home and letting him make it to Christmas.
Kaiden – I am thankful to have my mom, dad and brothers.

Dear Team,
A few praises to begin:
Braxton received Jesus as his Savior today at club!
Emerson’s Grandmother is improving
Maleigha – for helping her dog
Maleigha –     Going to a new school
Lucy –   for my family to stay safe all the time
Karl –   My GG has heart problems and goes to the doctor
Alyssa –     My sin
Geliah –         Her Mom Hope is expecting a baby girl. Healthy baby.
Scarlett –       A house in Kempsville to move to
Emily –          That Savannah gets a hamster as promised
Rejoicing that our powerful God is answering prayer! – Jan

Here are the prayer requests from February 14, 2020-
Ciara- help my Mom because she got surgery. Amen
Darrian- Dad stops changing schedule
David- my sister’s health
Sophia- for life to get better
Charlie- I want to help my Mom with my baby sister
Amia- I want God to take care of everyone
Jamal- I pray for granddad and family
Isabella- Thank you, God, for keeping us safe!
A’Niya- for grandma
Zemirah- my aunt and her back to feel better and to not be tired

INDIAN LAKES ASGNC Prayer requests are:
For my world and my family and my friends        Liliana
I miss my dad   God, help me get better   I pray to God to bless my family        Imani
I pray to God my Father in heaven        Yoni

Autumn to get something from the box
Athena pray for me
Azaria I like to play football thank you God for football

Liam I love God
Grayson Prize
Nailah Pray for everything
Jasmain I almost got a B honor roll
Denver . Please help me obey my GNC leaders
Elaurah I wish for bikes
Sasha Please help me with my sore throat
Akira I pray the Lord takes care of my aunt in heaven
Desmeria Happy Valentine
DayAh’moni I love you God
Ziemere My mom is sick
Isaiah . Remember my quiet time
Bryson Dear God thank you for everything
Alyvia Pray then like this our Father in heaven, hallowed to Your Name… Matthew 6:9


Caliana My pray from Mom
Carlos . give kids mercy
Karrissa save my friend
Kaylena mom, dad, brother
Robert . my mom gets better Thomas  for sickness to go away

“God is our Refuse and Strength, a very present help in trouble.” Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea”Psalm 46: 1-2


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