Hey Prayer warriors,

From Fred Pry (CEF Assistant Vice President):

Importance of Prayer as our Foundation

It is not the work that we do, the meetings we hold or the decisions we make that bring the greatest advances in the work; it is the time spent before the throne of God in prayer, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that brings power, laborers and resources into the ministry.

 Prayers:

For the GNC’s to be face to face in the fall.

For the upcoming May interview of a possible new committee member and treasurer.

For all of the children hearing the Gospel this coming week at our GNC’s.

For the safety of our children in schools.

For the well being of our GNC teachers and volunteers.

Global Prayers:

For our missionaries world-wide.

For our CEF family in the Ukraine.

For the people of Ukraine.

For our military men and woman in the countries surrounding the country of Ukraine.

For the Russian country to back away from this attack on Ukraine.

Current Prayers:

For this new COVID variant to be mild and to not escalate in numbers this summer.

For good participation for the upcoming pre-training and training for CYIA.

For the potential for new clubs (B.M. Williams, Occohannock, Kiptopeke and Moyock) for the 2022-2023 year.

Praises:

For the worldwide impact of the CEF ministry.

For God’s word and the promises given.

For the hope we have in Jesus Christ.

Tracy has completed her office move to the new location.

Club Updates:

Greenbrier

Lakeview

Continued Prayer:

For more students to become involved.

Prayers for a revival and help with the issues in our nation.

Pray daily for opportunities to witness.

Continued prayers for those still left in Afghanistan.

Prayers for those dealing with our Southern Border.

Ongoing Personal Prayer Requests:

Ammie Kinsey-Team Leader   Doing well, continued prayer for healing while battling cancer. 

Pray for the son-in-law of one of the volunteers who was waiting (Still waiting as of 2-27-22) 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.

Prayer for Stephen Tyndall’s recovery from surgery and complete healing. (5-8-22) Stephen’s latest treatments have not been successful, continued prayers for he and his family as they deal with this.

Pray for Truman and Marilyn Close as Truman (On our Tidewater CEF committee) has Parkinson’s. Truman is now scheduled for knee surgery in August.

Pray for Kevin Moores (CEF Peninsula Chapter) as his brother and sister are dealing with their father’s health issues and he is unable to help.

Homer Isom is requesting prayers for his wife Jean who is seriously ill (Long time supporters of Tidewater CEF)

Pray for my brother’s wife, Debbie Gerlach, has cancer . (5-1-22) She is at home and continuing chemo.

STANDING PRAYER REQUESTS:

Tidewater CEF Committee:

Someone to take over the treasurer position.

New committee members.

Increased giving.

District Team Leaders Prayer Requests:

Susan Chapman:

  1. Pray for wisdom as I go out to find schools near me that do not have a GNC and churches nearby the schools that could possibly sponsor a club.
  2. Pray for schools to allow clubs to return so that we can have face to face clubs.
  3. Pray for more volunteers to help in the GNC for Indian Lakes and Luxford Elementary.
  4. Pray God gives us wisdom on how to reach more children to attend clubs.
  5. Pray God gives me wisdom on how to encourage those teaching virtual GNC when they become frustrated or discouraged.

Stephanie Foley:

  1. Power of the Holy Spirit (Zech. 4:6).
  2. Bayside Baptist to sponsor Hermitage Elementary.
  3. More unchurched kids to go to sponsoring churches.
  4. London Bridge Baptist to sponsor ASGNC.

Lynn Parker:

  1. That the volunteers will stay motivated to minister to children on line.
  2. That all will remain healthy.
  3. Keep their families and loved ones in prayer.
  4. That they will take some on-line CEF CMI Training.

Barb Patton:

  1. Pray for the churches and schools that are targeted for expansion (new clubs): Sherwood Forest, Crossroads, Willard Model, Little Creek and Ocean Air Elementary Schools .

Updated List of Clubs

Centerville (only club in person)  TL:  James Varner PC: James Varner

Douglass Park (virtual club: TL: Thomas Reese PC: Diane Bowser

Lakeview (virtual club): TL Lynn Parker, PC Velma Bolden

Shelton Park (virtual club)-combined with Thoroughgood, Pembroke and Norview  TL: Anne Doman, PC-Anne Doman

Indian Lakes (virtual club)-combined with Point O’View : TL- Denise Jones, PC- Denise Jones

Granby and Suburban Park (virtual club): TL-Barb Patton, PC-John Harrell

Luxford (virtual club): TL-Kenneth Edwards, PC- Susan Chapman

Greenbrier Intermediate: TL-Ellen Brady, PC- Terry Freeman

Prayers and Praises from the Prayer Coordinators of each ASGNC or school combination

Greenbrier Intermediate VC/TL-Ellen Brady ,PC-Terry Freeman

Class did meet this past week. There were 4 adults and 4 children in attendance.

Continue to pray for the volunteer experiencing double vision that God would completely heal her eyes.

Pray for Aaron who is recovering from a medical procedure done last week.

Kaelyn-Pray that Mrs. Ida will have a safe trip home from Oklahoma.

Julian- Pray that he will do well on his tests; that he will still be able to attend a Good news Club.

Ellen – Colleen had surgery to remove the lung with the cancerous tumor. She will receive 4 chemo treatments, just to be on the safe side, but the doctors believe that the cancer was contained in the lung that was removed. Please pray for her recovery.

Chuck’s brother, Michael, is now working with a kidney specialist on a treatment plan for him.

Her husband Chuck had a mole removed, which later tested positive for melanoma. The second procedure has been completed. Pray that it was contained, no other issues and for peace and patience while they wait.

Ida-      Pray for her niece, Andrea, who has lung cancer and recently lost her mother and for the families who have recently lost loved ones.

Praise – Andrea’s cancer markers are down.

Pray for her brother-in-law, Bill, that he will come to know the Lord.

Pray for her and her family as they go through her sister’s things.

Terry –Pray for a club friend that is dealing with some issues in his life and that when he moves, he will be in a school with a GNC.

Pray for my friend, Sarah, and her brother’s family, as he passed away in Mississippi this week.

Pray for my friend with heart issues, he had a long heart procedure on Wednesday. He is having a rough recovery.

Pray for Janet who is battling stage 4 inoperable cancer, as she is not doing well and for her sisters as they care for her.

Granby and Suburban Park VC/TL-Barb Patton, PC- John Harrell

Class met on 4-7-22.

Prayers:

Harmony -Mom’s co-worker’s daughter was hit by a car.

Emma Rose-Her grandfather in Ohio fell and broke his arm and busted his lip.

Her brother’s friend Ed has cancer on his neck and might die if he doesn’t get help.

Beth – Her husband has lung cancer that was caught early. He is getting chemo therapy; treatments five times a week for five weeks. Her granddaughter had tubes put in her ears on 3-11-22 (Pray they do the job).

Suzie – Pray for a job for her daughter Amelia and for clear direction as to where she should live. God’s direction. Suzie’s blood pressure is high.

Linda –Praise that her son-in-law Barney got a job but is sick with back pain and vomiting. Pray for wisdom for the doctors who are treating her husband.

Barb – Pray for Malachi and Zuri Martin (Past GNC students). Their grandmother and mother need our prayers. They are in a difficult place.

Pray for her niece, Rylie, (Who was adopted from Ukraine some years ago) and Barb’s brother and sister in law, as they are dealing with and processing what is going on in Ukraine.

Azaria – Pray my brother Elijah will come on Zoom.

Prayers –  For Ted, past worker in club, as he makes some major life transitions, and for wisdom for his medical decisions.

For Darlene, past worker in club. As she recovers from hospitalization last week. Wisdom for her and her parents. She has fallen multiple times due to medication. Pray for a correction to her medication.

Point of View VC/ TL&PC Denise Jones

Thankful for the faithful attendance of these students.

Praying the Lord will provide us more kids in our club.

Luxford VC / TL Kenny Edwards,PC Susan Chapman

Pray for Kenny Edwards wife Hattie, she broke her leg in four places and had surgery to repair; please pray for healing.

Pray for Jeremiah’s grandmother. She has been in the hospital. After dialysis, she had a bad seizure. She came home today. Pray for continued healing.

Pray for Jacob and Kendra’s dad, he is deployed for 7 months.

Lakeview Elementary/PC-Velma Bolden

Class did meet this past week.

Pray for God’s empowerment for our team as we conduct our club times.

Pray for children worldwide who need to hear the Good News of God’s salvation through Jesus Christ.

Pray for more laborers to reach lost children and a great harvest of souls among them.

Pray for spiritual growth of students in our GNC.

James Green ask prayer for Arthur Green who has throat  cancer. Traveling mercies for James Green’s son as he travels to visit the green family.

Please pray for these ladies who have cancer: Marion, Lenore Cook and Jackie Downs.

Pray for Church member  Gladys who has cancer, pray for  healing of blood clots in her lung ,pray for her husband Daryl.

Pray that our  students would represent Christ well at school in their homes and communities.

Sis Green  – Pray for  Pastor Sweat and his wife(needs kidney transplant) Lynn Parker  – Pray for  healing for Catherine Hughes who  has lupas, husband has Parkinson. Pray for Daryl Meyers  and family as they grieve the passing of wife and loved one, Gladys.

Pray that Calvary Evangelical Baptist Church  would remain “steadfast, unmovable    always abounding in the work of the Lord “ doing these times.

Pray that students will learn to love the Lord “with all of their heart, soul. mind and strength” Luke 10:27

Praise God for Jeremiah’s faithful attendance at club.

Akira – Pray she does well in the cheering competition.

Akira – Praising God for an amazing cruise during Easter break.

Pray for teachers, students and administrators as they finish up this school year next month.

“Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come ….Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh.”(Matthew 24:42,44)

When we get up in the morning shouldn’t we approach the day as if Jesus Christ will return today? How will that change the way we view all that we do?

Yours in Christ,

Carl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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