Hey Prayer Warriors,


A great start to the 2022-2023 year.

The school Superintendent will allow Occohannock Elem. to send out the GNC registration forms to the student’s homes.


For all of the children hearing the Gospel for the first time and the potential impact to their families.

For all of the clubs that have not started yet and all those committed to make it happen.

Upcoming event reminder:

CEF World Day of Prayer, Wednesday November,2

Live stream with President Cho at 8AM Central Time on http://cefonline/live.

Current Praises:

For the beginning of our in person GNC’s for this school year.

Praise for all of the responders, both public and private, helping the recovery from Ian and Fiona.

Current Prayers:

Pray for more principals to have a heart for GNC’S in their schools.

Pray for more teachers and volunteers for the fall ASGNC’s.

For the impact GNC’s will have on our public schools.

General Prayers:

For the end to the COVID pandemic.

For all those struggling economically due to high inflation. 

For our upcoming elections in November.

For those dealing with our drug problem and other issues stemming from a large influx of people coming to our country.

Prayers for all those who are impacted by hurricanes Ian and Fiona.

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 and around the world.

For the Nation of Israel as they deal with serious issues in their region.

For other tensions around the world.

General Praises:

For God’s word and the impact it has had worldwide for over two thousand years. And it still does.

For the salvation gift freely given and paid in full.

For God’s word and the promises given.

For the country God has placed us in.

For the worldwide impact of the CEF ministry.

Continued Prayer:

Prayers for a revival throughout our country.

Pray daily for opportunities to witness.

Continued prayers for those still left in Afghanistan.

Prayers for those dealing with our Southern Border.

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

Ongoing Personal Prayer Requests: 

Ammie Kinsey’s cancer is in remission. Pray that it stays in remission. (UD-9-15-22)

Pray for Truman and Marilyn Close as Truman (Former committee member of Tidewater CEF and VA CEF board member) has Parkinson’s. Truman is still dealing with another issue keeping him from knee surgery (UD 9-4-22).

Homer Isom is requesting prayers for his wife Jean who is seriously ill (Longtime supporters of Tidewater CEF). Homer is Jean’s caregiver. (UD-7-24-22)

Prayer for Pastor Ed Haywood (Former committee member and continued supporter of Tidewater CEF) as he is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.


The start of our new year.

Clubs that have started and are planning to start for the GNC New School Year:

Club                                              Team leader(Contact)                        Club                                         Team Leader(Contact)

B.M. Williams                             Steve Odinetz TL                              Arrowhead Elementary         Marlene Bender TL

Butts Road Primary                   Rachel Daniels TL                             Centerville Elementary          James Varner TL

Crestwood Intermediate         Cathy Pearson TL                              Fairfield Elementary               Ginny Bellamy

Hickory Elementary                  Karen Baker TL                                  Corporate Landing                  Brenda Pence TL

Norfolk Highlands Primary      Joy Williams CT                                 Creeds Elementary                 Brenda McLaughlin TL

Granby Elementary                   Barbara Patton TL                            Indian Lakes Elementary       Bethany Crowley Boyle TL

Norview Elementary                Don Rattz TL                                       Luxford Elementary               Kenneth Russell Edwards TL

Suburban Park Elementary     Barbara Patton TL                             Point O’ View Elementary    Denise Jones TL

Willard Model Elementary      Tracy Rae Coleman TL                     Providence Elementary         Debbie Thomas TL

Lakeview Elementary               Lynn Parker TL                                  Seatack Elementary                Dr. Nikkisa Bell-Griffin TL

Douglas Park Elementary        Thomas Reese TL                              Shelton Park Elementary       Anne Doman TL

Kiptopeake Elementary                                                                        Thalia Elementary                   Julie Phelps TL            

Occohannock Elementary        Gina Judd TL                                     Throughgood Elementary      Anne Doman TL

JYC Club Middle School            Anne Doman TL                                Woodstock                               Louis “Lou” Miller                          

Lake Taylor                                 Julie Hunt

District Team Leaders Prayer Requests:

Susan Chapman:

  1. Pray for more volunteers, rebuilding of all teams, favor with the schools, and wisdom on how to move forward next school year.
  2. Pray for wisdom and favor to find churches nearby that could possibly sponsor a club and schools that do not have a GNC near the churches.
  3. Pray for favor with the schools to set up tables at the Open House/Back to School nights to inform parents about the GNC.

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. Trinity Church to sponsor Pembroke.
  5. Diamond Springs Baptist to sponsor Bayside Elementary.
  6. Calvary Presbyterian to sponsor Arrowhead Elementary.

Lynn Parker:

  1. That churches and schools will be open to GNC’s returning this fall.

Prayers and Praises from the Team Leaders and Prayer Coordinators

PC-Terry Freeman

Terry- Please continue to pray for healing for my husband. He will be having surgery on his neck on October 19th.

Continue to pray for a friend who is receiving chemo treatments for cancer.

Pray that we will soon receive the facilities request approval for our GNC to begin at Lake Taylor School.

Baby Magnolia- continue to pray for her to stabilize so that she can gain strength and weight to have a kidney transplant.

Please pray for my friend, Marie, who had a serious fall which involved broken bones, as she recovers.

Please pray for healing for Tim for serious complications from a stroke.

Pray for healing for a friend facing surgery for thyroid cancer.

Continue to pray for Jennifer who has had 5 surgeries due to complications and is in a hospital in Boston. Pray that she can get into rehab there near the hospital until she is physically able to return to Virginia for rehab.

Continue to pray for the family of our Missions Pastor who died recently and for our Church.

Pray for my neighbor who is having kidney problems and has just been diagnosed with  prostate cancer.

Ellen-  Continue to pray for my friend Colleen, who is receiving treatments for cancer.

Ida-     Continue to pray for my niece, Andrea, who has cancer.

Point O’ View- Denise Jones TL

The Point O’ View Good News club had its 1st meeting for this school year on Monday, October 10.  All went well.  All honor, praise, and glory to God.  The principal and parents said how glad they were to have the club back in the building.  We had great participation from the kids during the lesson.  We had a prayer request from a student named Gabriel who asked for prayer for his cousin who might have cancer.


One parent who has 4 children texted me after she picked them up from club on Monday to say that as they got in the car, they were all telling her about what they had learned in club.

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


Praise the Lord for  His grace, and strength to enable our team to  make it through another year of GNC.

Praise  the Lord for  the students  that  faithfully attended.

Thank God for our Director, Lynn Parker.

Prayer Request:

Sade   – “Pray that my parents will  feel better and not be sick.”

Pray  for the spiritual growth of our students and God’s protection  over them during the summer.

Bettie. – Pray for our country and God’s care  and protection over all   schools ,students and teachers.

“ The harvest is truly plentiful but the laborers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest  to send out laborers into His harvest” Matt.9:37 – 38

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.

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 lupus, 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

Corporate Landing-Cheryl Schellenberger PC

CLES will have their first club meeting on October 19th. Please pray that the Lord will bring to our Club the children that He wants there.

Prayers  for more volunteers to help with Corporate Landing Elementary School’s GNC in the fall.

Prayers for volunteers who know sign language, to help interpret at CLES GNC.

PC-Anne Domain

Prayers for Timothy Williams. He is the parent of a Pre-K and third grader and will be deployed until May. Please pray for his safety and for his wife, Breanna, and their children.

Providence Elementary- Debbi Thomas TL:

The Children

Jordan– dog to stop chewing.

Laurent– wants a little brother or sister.

Harold– would like an electric scooter.

Allison-God bless her guinea pig Betsy 

Jordan-help me do my homework and protect us from danger.

Mika– mom gets better from her operation.

Solomon-pray Dad does not get Coronavirus.

______– pray that teachers will not get stressed out.

Payton-pray for her dance in the parade.

Mia- pray for her busy schedule.

Claire-pray for her Dad at work.

Ivy-pray for her Mom at work.

Samantha- Thank you so much for me being able to be with my family and being able to wake-up today and eat today. AMEN

Alexandria-Dear God, please make my family and I safe while we are away. Love you and Jesus. 🤍Ali🤍

Olivia- I hope my cat Timmy comes back home. In Jesus name I pray Amen

Clayton- My pet rat has a growth that could get a disease.

Pray for the children who responded to the gospel invitation today with great questions and one seeking assurance.

Our Leaders:

Praise- for a great first club.

Pray for good health for all of our leaders.

Fairfield Elementary – Ginny Bellamy TL:

At Fairfield Elementary we had 22 children on Wednesday at GNC. It was a bit hectic being our first session but 6 children prayed and believed Jesus, who had not done so before.

Creeds Elementary -Brenda Mc Laughlin TL

Thank you so much for your prayers. If you heard singing and shouting today, it was the Good News of Jesus being proclaimed through teaching, singing and praying at Creeds Elementary. Two children held a Bible in their hands for the first time. They know how to find John 3:16 and other verses. Praise be to God. Please keep our club in prayer. A mom picked up a registration form for a neighbor, so we will have a new child next week.

Praising Yahweh

“Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is in me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, o my soul, and forget not all His benefits.”(Psalm 103: 1-2)

Have you taken time to praise God today and thank Him what He has done for you and for CEF?

Yours in Christ,






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