Monthly Prayer Calendar

Prayer Calendar

"Pray also for us..."

So states the apostle Paul in a letter to believers in Colosse, acknowledging a somewhat stunning reality: though the Christians to whom he was writing were separated from him physically, they could nonetheless participate in his ministry! God’s people could join in God’s work of taking the Gospel to those who hadn’t heard it simply by praying for their missionary pastor.

These realities are no less true today. As a church, Parkside has been blessed with the opportunity to support many missionaries scattered around the world, all of whom are seeking to share the Good News of Jesus with people who have yet to hear and believe it. Can we really help them, being thousands of miles and numerous time zones away? According to Paul, yes! The purpose of this missionary prayer calendar is to inform you of what is going on in certain parts of the world, and invite you to participate in the work through prayer.

The format is simple. Each day, you will find a missionary or organization that Parkside supports, along with one of their specific prayer requests. You’ll also find a different country of the world and how you can best be praying for the people there.

Our hope in arranging this is that you’ll know the privilege of participating in the work of the Gospel, which as Paul also tells the Colossians, is bearing fruit and growing throughout the whole world. We trust that praying for the nations will increase our heart for the world, causing us to increasingly desire and work towards seeing unbelieving people of all nations become committed followers of Christ!

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Supported Worker: Parkside Church: Westside
Country: United States of America
Details: Pray for God’s continued peace as they progress through the blending process with Cross Point Church. They are thankful for their new brothers and sisters in Christ and the spirit of unity reminding them that together they are the body of Christ. Please pray that many would participate in their Community Groups this fall growing together in knowledge and in truth. Venezuela (Latin America). Mission work by evangelicals is difficult. Obtaining visas for religious purposes is often a battle in faith; the government increasingly refuses applications and the process is slowing. Expats are now all but prohibited from evangelizing Amerindian ... more >
Supported Worker: Scranton Road Bible Church
Country: United States of America
Details: Continue to pray for an effective search to fill 1.5 staff positions. Pray for God to move in the raising-up of three potential elder candidates. Ask God to bring salvation, comfort, and healing, all for His glory, to families of three tragic events. Pray that God would be honored as the new senior pastor is installed on September 15, and Pastor Joe drops to half-time. Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands (Pacific). The spiritual challenges for Christians: a) Small pockets of traditional ethnic religion remain. b) Pray that ni-Vanuatu believers would be guided rightly in what parts of custom can ... more >
Supported Workers: Edgar Rivera, Neri Rivera
Country: Mexico
Details: Please pray that God would give Edgar wisdom in directing the MAF work in Mexico. Pray with them as they minister to 60 children in a local Children’s Home. Pray for their own children as they study and especially for Juan as he desires to be a missionary pilot. Neri and Karina ask for prayer for their daughter Carol as she graduates and hopes to start college in the fall. Pray for wisdom for Neri as he works with several Equipping Servants (ESI) groups in Chiapas and starts a new church plant in Tapachula. Praise God that they had a ... more >
Supported Worker: E & J Missionaries in Training
Country: United States of America
Details: Praise God for a special time E & J had in Peru celebrating the completion of the Bible for some of the Quechua people and spending time with E's family. Baby M did really well with all of the traveling and transitions. Pray for them as they prepare to welcome a new baby into the family next month. Also, continue to pray that God will direct their steps as they consider future long-term ministry locations. Uruguay (South America). Expatriate workers are still needed, even though the Uruguayan Church has come into its own. Those who would serve and resource ... more >
Supported Worker: Emily Ackerson
Country: United States of America
Details: Praise God for a great Welcome Picnic held the end of August. Approximately 140 volunteers from various churches welcomed international students from six campuses in the Houston area. Pray that these new international students will be receptive to the gospel. Pray for believing student leaders as they begin to form new discovery Bible studies and invite their international friends. Pray that God would draw both believing and non-believing students to these Bible studies and that lives will be transformed by the Gospel. United States of America (North America). The moral decay in America points to the need for revival – ... more >
Supported Worker: Andrew & Angie James
Country: Uruguay
Details: Andrew sends thanks for our prayers during the time he had the added responsibility of teaching an expository preaching class. Although it was difficult balancing that with their church planting responsibilities, he is thankful for each student and for the opportunity he had to encourage them to renew their commitment to preach the Word. They are thankful that God has brought several Uruguayan young people to the church. Pray for them as they invest time and develop more of a national team. They are planning a big outreach event on Sept. 27th. Pray for this event and for all who ... more >
Supported Worker: Shoreline Church
Country: United States of America
Details: Shoreline Church is thankful for everyone who has been praying for them during their transition from Lakeland to their new building. Praise the Lord for a smooth transition, and pray that His blessings will continue. They welcomed about 600 people during their first Community Day, and praise God for going before them and working out every detail. Please pray for the ministries starting in September - Women’s studies, Shoreline Students, Parent Connect (community for anyone who parents), and also for their Community Day follow-up. Wales (Europe). Wales is known as the land of revivals and the land of song. From early ... more >