Hey Prayer Warriors,
Last week was the final week for GNC’s this school year. A shoutout and thank you for our director, district team leaders, team leaders, teachers, prayer coordinators and volunteers for their dedication in CEF this year!!
Praise and Prayer:
We are now moving our focus to CYIA. 12 summer missionaries started training yesterday: Peter, Caleb, Grace, Emily, Noa, James M., Timothy, Anna, Christopher, Abe, Mackenzie and James L..
The next CYIA training session is June 11th. Pray for more teens to get involved and for the children who will be hearing the Gospel at eight scheduled clubs. Prayer is needed for more clubs, drivers and adult chaperones.
Praise and Prayer:
Debbie Gerlach’s tumor is shrinking. She has three more cancer treatments, six months of waiting and then testing.
As we go through the summer months I encourage everyone to send in their prayer needs.
For our interview this coming week for a potential committee member.
For the GNC’s to be face to face in the fall.
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 this new COVID variant to be mild and for the numbers to start reducing.
For the potential for new clubs (B.M. Williams, Occohannock, Kiptopeke and Moyock) for the 2022-2023 year.
For the worldwide impact of the CEF ministry.
For God’s word and the promises given.
For the hope we have in Jesus Christ.
For the country God has placed us in.
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.
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.
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.
District Team Leaders Prayer Requests:
- 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.
- Pray for schools to allow clubs to return so that we can have face to face clubs.
- Pray for more volunteers to help in the GNC for Indian Lakes and Luxford Elementary.
- Pray God gives us wisdom on how to reach more children to attend clubs.
- Pray God gives me wisdom on how to encourage those teaching virtual GNC when they become frustrated or discouraged.
- Power of the Holy Spirit (Zech. 4:6).
- Bayside Baptist to sponsor Hermitage Elementary.
- More unchurched kids to go to sponsoring churches.
- London Bridge Baptist to sponsor ASGNC.
- That the volunteers will stay motivated to minister to children on line.
- That all will remain healthy.
- Keep their families and loved ones in prayer.
- That they will take some on-line CEF CMI Training.
- 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 .
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 5 adults and 3 children in attendance.
Continue to pray for the volunteer experiencing double vision that God would completely heal her eyes.
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.
Praise – Her husband Chuck’s melanoma came out clear!
Ida- 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 Janet who is battling stage 4 inoperable cancer, as she is not doing well and for her sisters as they care for her.
Pray for a 1 year old boy, Tavon, who is in CHKD with pneumonia. Pray for his healing and for his mom who is struggling to work as well as be there for him.
Please ray for Kaelyn and Kaeleb as they move into a new home.
Please pray for God’s direction for our club and the GNC’s for the fall and that the clubs will be able to meet in person.
Praise that clubs were able to meet together through Zoom.
Granby and Suburban Park VC/TL-Barb Patton, PC- John Harrell
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.
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
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
Pray for teachers, students and administrators as they finish up this school year next month.
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let you requests be known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and mind in Christ Jesus. “ (Philippians 4:4-7)
Do you find it hard to turn certain difficulties over to the lord? Can you imagine what it would be like to face difficult situations in life and not be a Christian and have Jesus to trust for help.
Yours in Christ,