Hey everyone,

 Prayer request:

Elaine with Greenbrier GNC: Pray for her 8 year old grandson who injured his head in an accident at home. Pray for him as he recovers from surgery and that there will be no lasting effects.

 Prayer updates:

Terry with Greenbrier GNC: Her friend with the heart issues has too many heart beats. He is referred to a cardiac specialist. Praise that they have found the issue and pray it will be resolved.

 Continued Prayer:

Pray for a pilot program JYC (Jesus and You connection) possibly starting mid-May.

CYIA (Christian Youth in Action) are now raising funds, which are due May 10th.

 

 Ongoing Personal Prayer Requests:

Ammie Kinsey-Team Leader    Prayer for healing while battling cancer. 

Pray for the son-in-law of one of the volunteers who was waiting (Still waiting as of 5-12-21) on a visa to China. He and his wife received their visas but not their children. They are all here in the states seeking clear direction from God.

Pray for Alyssa (Robin Berns daughter ), a doctor in New York helping COVID-19 patients.

James Green, pray for complete recovery from surgery.

Pray for Stephen Tyndall’s full recovery from brain surgery and for the success of his radiation treatments.

Suzi with Granby and Suburban Park will now have her second cataract surgery on May 20th.

Tracy’s gums to heal and gum graft to be successful (One year for healing).

Al Grills as he continues chemo and radiation therapy.

 

 STANDING PRAYER REQUESTS:

Tidewater CEF Committee:

A part time helper for Tracy Williams.

Prayer for Tracy as she prepares for CYIA this summer.

Someone to take over the treasurer position.

New committee members.

District Team Leaders Prayer Requests:

Susan Chapman:

  1. God’s wisdom in reaching out to the clubbers and their families at this time.
  2. God’s anointing on those teaching the children the gospel message and that the children will realize God’s power and His love for them through the lessons taught.
  3. The Lord will give us wisdom in learning how to use Zoom efficiently in teaching the clubs.
  4. Parents will be open to allow their children to be a part of the Virtual Good News Clubs so that more children will attend the clubs and hear the gospel message.
  5. More volunteers to help with the Luxford GNC.
  6. God’s awakening for all.
  7. Unchurched children from the club will attend the sponsoring church, Calvary.

Stephanie Foley:

  1. Power of the Holy Spirit (Zech. 4:6).
  2. Three more volunteers from Discover church for Hickory.
  3. Principal of Cooke Elementary to say yes to ASGNC.
  4. More unchurched kids to go to sponsoring churches.
  5. Trinity church oceanfront to sponsor Cooke Elementary.
  6. Pray for three to five new volunteers for Hermitage Elementary.
  7. Pray for the Foley family as they deal will a water leak and mold.

Lynn Parker:

  1. Pray that parents will encourage kids to participate.
  2. Pray that children will be able to focus and participate without external distractions.
  3. That we will be able to enter the schools this fall.

Barb Patton:

  1. Wisdom as I connect with our new teen volunteer over some spiritual concerns.
  2. Pray that I stay connected with the leaders that are not currently involved in virtual GNC. Would LOVE them to rejoin us in the fall.
  3. Pray for a team leader for Granby Elementary once we return to on site.
  4. Praise that the transition back to the classroom has been smooth, and that clubbers are attending on Wed., their “asynchronis” learning day.
  5. Praise that one leader has returned to good health! Please continue to pray for Johnny H. and his health issues.

Team Leaders, Prayer Coordinators, Volunteers and Children Prayer Requests:

  1. Greenbriar ASGNC prayer requests:

Pray for a student who is having problems being truthful.

Brianna – Pray for her mom; SOL’s begin in school this week.

Julian- He is nervous about flying to visit his cousin in Connecticut.

Caelyn – Pray for her friend who broke her finger.

Gabby – Pray for the children who want to get back to school.

Ellen – Pray that we will all trust God; and that those who have not been able to attend lately will be able to attend in the upcoming weeks.

Ida-continue to pray for her husband who is still having side effects from the vaccine he received three months ago.

              Elaine – Pray for her 8 year old grandson who injured his head in an accident at home. Pray for him as he recovers from surgery and that there will be no lasting effects.

Terry- Pray for a friend who is having a very hard time dealing with the death of his wife.

Continue to pray for a student who is dealing with anxiety issues at school.

  1. Lakeview Elementary:

Jayden & Akira- pray for their Mom & Dad.

Akira – Pray for my uncle Cameron.

Sybil- Pray for her Mother and Father

Zaydan – Pray for his friends and family.

Keyasia- Pray for Mom.

Volunteers:

Gwen Green- Pray for the Lord to send firth more laborers to “Go and make disciples of all nations”

Pray for the Lord to place a hedge of protection (spiritual and physical) Over our GNC students,

Lynn- Pray for niece’s husband, Van who has cancer.

Pray for continued healing for Bro. James Green (Volunteer), and physical strength and grace for his wife.

Bettie-Pray that Bettie will feel better.

Velma-Pray that our students will learn to love the Lord God with all their heart, soul, mind and strength.

Pray for unsaved family members and those with serious health issues.

Pray for God to watch over and protect students.

Pray for the spiritual growth of students.

Pray for good attendance at our meetings.

Pray for God’s spirit to guide us, teach us during our time of preparation and presentation as we share with the students.

  1. Norfolk Highlands:

Children:

Lydia- Ask Jesus into her heart.  

Joel – Keep the virus away.

Katouri- Pray for this mean old virus to go away.

All the kids – Pray for a good summer without the virus.

Volunteers:

Praying for a good end to the school year.

Praying for new opportunities for the new school year, either continued zoom meetings or in person clubs at the school.

Praying for our kids to open their hearts to accept Jesus as Savior.

  1. Kilby Shores:

Rebekah Wise. Prayer for her cousin in college who is recovering from COVID.

  1. Point O’View, Hermitage, and Shelton Park:

More children to be motivated and attend VGNC’s from Shelton Park and Hermitage.

That the children will be faithful in attendance.

  1. Pembroke, Norview and Thoroughgood:

Ky-Mani Walker is considering participating in JYOU. Pray that God will open doors for JYOU.

  1. Providence:

Pray for children to call on the name of the Lord and be saved.

Pray for those that are believers to hunger and thirst to know Him more.

Pray for the children to join the virtual club on time.

Pray for no technical difficulties.

  1. Suburban Park & Granby:

Cora – Mom has COVID – Cora Prayed to receive Jesus- Pray for her spiritual growth.

Isaac -his aunt Jo Ann and mom’s cousins lost their grandma.

Nailah-Thank you God for each day. Please help my dad come home soon.

Isaiah- Pray for people with disabilities and illness.

Sasha – no more storms and end of the year tests.

Emma Rose – healing for broken bone in foot.

Marcus – his booboo would get better.

Volunteers/Leaders:

Linda – continued healing for Johnny.

Barb – strength and healing for her mom.

Pray for parents and students as students head back to the classrooms; parents having to juggle working from home, parenting as well as academics of their children.

Beth for people in Mexico, India and Canada.

Nimyah – continued healing for her dad.

  1. Corporate landing/Rosemont Forest:

Mayniyah- She is being bullied at her school in Chicago, please pray for it to stop and for her protection.

Landen – that more students will join Good News Clubs.

  1. Woodstock:

Essynce-Mom, Nana and Grandma would have a good Mother’s Day. Her cousin, JJ would have a great birthday.

Layla- Mom would have a great Mother’s Day. Family in Brazil still experiencing covid shutdown.

Blake  – No more cavities. Who lives in Canada, (my grandson) that border will open soon and restrictions lessened so he and his family can travel to Virginia this summer.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to draw Christopher to Jesus.

Prayers that we get back into schools next fall!

Al Grills, continued prayer for his cancer treatments.

  1. Luxford:

Dohnivan- Pray for his mom will stay safe as she has to return to her work place.

Jayvion- Pray all goes well with his mom’s surgery next month.

Fritz brothers- Pray their baby sister grows up healthy and strong.

  1. Douglass Park:

Clubbers:

Terrence Jones: pray for the well-being of his parents.

Kawan – Pray for his grandmother’s healing.

Tamiera Jones: Pray that her mom can find a new home in a safe area, as well as a large passenger van for the family.

Ruby Jordan- Pray for her cousin, Emma Tyree, who is in home hospice, as she transitions to eternal life.

Samuel Smith: Pray that he performs well and passes his karate tests to advance to the next level. Pray for his sister’s friend who is coming out of boot camp and needs to pass his tests.

GNC team members:

Diane Bowser: Pray for better internet service so that Zoom can come in clearly. Pray for the health of my brother who has complications from severe diabetes and leg amputation. Pray for the health of my sister and mother. Pray for more kids to join our GNC sessions. Pray for families impacted by COVID. Pray for healing for her great niece Alexandria, who has been suffering from chest pain.

Stephanie Warren: Pray for GNC clubbers and their families as they continue to cope with virtual learning and social separation from peers. Pray for her sister and family members as they recover from COVID., and for total healing without serios complications.

Connie Overton; Pray for healing of her niece Eboni who is hospitalized with heart failure.

Thomas Reese- Pray for the Jones family on the loss of a family member.

Mrs. Jones -Mom of 4 clubbers-Pray for a new home for the family

Douglas Park GNC team – Pray that more GNC clubbers will be able to participate in the program, and that all of the clubbers and their families remain safe and healthy throughout this school year.

The VGNC’s that launched:

Granby & Suburban Combined        Woodstock

Luxford                                                 Corporate Landing & Rosemont Forest Combined

Lakeview                                             Providence

Douglas                                               Norview, Pembroke & Thoroughgood Combined

Kilby Shores                                        Hermitage, Point O’View & Shelton Park Combined

Norfolk Highlands                             Greenbrier Intermediate

Prayers and Praises for this week:

General Prayers:

Pray for the Nation of Israel.

Pray for our military in the Middle East.

Praises:

Norfolk Highlands:

Addie-Aunt has a new baby boy.

Isabel/Julia-Mom going to have a baby.

Volunteers:

Thank God for a wonderful year.

Thankful for the ability to have a zoom club this year and to be able to present the gospel to the children and seeing their faces each week.

This was our last club for this school year, praises for the time spent with the children, teaching the Bible lesson, having a “pet” day, a couple of party clubs and a year-end review club of all the Bible lessons. Also, lots of fun with party hats, party favors, cookies and lots of laughs (with each right answer the kids gave, one of the leaders had to put a sticker on their face).

Pembroke, Thoroughgood, Norview and General Participants:

6 children present this past week.

6 volunteers present this past week.

Suburban Park/Granby:

Cora Prayed to receive Jesus on 1-28-21

Praise for a mom from the N/P/TH VGNC asking questions about the bible and churches to attend.

Lakeview:

Volunteer:

Lynn-brother and nephew recovering well from COVID.

Praise God that daughter has a new job working from home.

Praise God for His protection over daughter and for providing a good job for her son.

Greenbrier:

Praise that a couple of our clubbers who had not been attending were able to rejoin us this week.

Luxford:

Jayvion’s mom, Alissa and his grandmothers friend, Elizabeth are feeling better and have recovered from COVID-19.

Woodstock:

Blake has a praise. His family got a new kitty after the one they had was put to sleep due to feline Leukemia. Also, Blake asked Jesus into his heart in February.

Essynce – praise Grandma is feeling better. She wants all her family to know how much she loves them.

 

Praise for GNC teachers who are plowing new fields using Zoom.

 

“ Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.”(1 John 5:14)

 When we are presenting our petitions to the Lord are we seeking His will for the answers?

Yours in Christ,

Carl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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