Hey Prayer Warriors,

Hope everyone has a great Memorial Day with family and friends, celebrating our freedoms and being thankful to those who sacrificed it all for us.

Also, let us remember the early church that sacrificed much to give us the path to the Father and heaven.

 Pastor Ed Haywood has stepped down from the Tidewater Committee. We are grateful for his faithful service to this committee and for all of his insights that helped us in making decisions.


A great interview with a potential new committee member.

That, so far we have received positive feed back concerning Face to Face GNC’s in four of our cities.

Praise and Prayer:

We are now moving our focus to CYIA. Our summer missionaries are: 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.


 As we go through the summer months I encourage everyone to send in their prayer needs.


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

For this new Covid variant to slow down over the summer months.

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

For our 5-day clubs this summer.

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 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.

Continued Prayer:

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.

For someone to take over the treasurer position on our committee and for new committee members.

For our CEF supporters to be faithful in the 2022-2023 school year.  

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 . (5-25-22). Her tumor is shrinking. She has three more treatments, six months waiting and then testing.

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, rebuilding of all teams, favor with the schools, and wisdom on how to move forward next school year.
  4. Pray God gives us wisdom on how to reach more children to attend clubs.
  5. Praying with Ginny Bellamy who would like to start a GNC at Kempsville Meadows ES; praying the principal’s heart will be receptive to having a club there.

Stephanie Foley:

  1. Power of the Holy Spirit to open hearts to Jesus(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.
  5. Discover Church to help Hickory Community Church sponsor Moyock Elementary.
  6. Favor for Christian School Chapels for CYIA recruitment.

Lynn Parker:

  1. That the volunteers will remain healthy.
  2. 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 Elementary School, Willard Model School , Little Creek and Ocean Air Elementary Schools .

Prayers and Praises from the Prayer Coordinators

PC-Terry Freeman

Ellen – Continue to pray for my friend, Colleen, who is receiving chemotherapy-4 rounds of 21 day intervals for lung cancer .

Pray for Chuck’s brother, Michael, that his kidneys will not be any worse when he is tested again at the end of June.

Ida-      Continue to pray for my niece, Andrea, who has cancer. Between her medication and her diet, her bloodwork is improving for now.

Terry-  Please continue to 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 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.

Pray for all of our club members and friends as they experience some changes over the summer, for their safety and that they will be able to engage in a GNC in the fall.

Please pray for direction for our club for the fall and that we will be able to meet in person.

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

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.

PC Denise Jones

Thankful for the faithful attendance of our students.

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

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.

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.

An excerpt from “In God we still Trust” by Dr. Richard G. Lee

    A philanthropist later in life, Samuel Colgate (1822-1897) was the American manufacturer whose industriousness resulted in the Colgate-Palmolive Company. Clearly, he recognized Jesus as God’s Son and the value of the written Word:

The only spiritual light in the world comes through Jesus Christ and the inspired Book; redemption and forgiveness of sin alone through Christ. Without His presence and the teachings of the Bible, we would be enshrouded in moral darkness and despair. 

The condition of those nations without a Christ, contrasted with those where Christ is accepted, reveals so marked a difference that no arguments are needed. It is an object lesson so plain that it can be seen and understood by all. May “the earth be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.”(Habakkuk 2:4)

What a difference our founders made in the future of this country by establishing our country under God’s Word.

Yours in Christ,












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