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: Pastoral Assistants
Country: Bolivia
Details: Pray for the Pastoral Assistant volunteers in Santa Cruz: Daniel Cabrera, Yorch Cronenbold, Miguel Ortiz, Paolo Paris, Rolando Ruiz, and Aldruin Tapia; and in La Paz: Jonathan Ascarraga, Gerson Calderon, Albaro Cruz, Roberto Garcia, Juan Lopez, Pando Melendez, Miguel Perez, Edwin Quisberth, Gabriel Rodriguez, Miguel Rueda, Freddy Soliz, and Luis Velasquez. Due to the pandemic, the PA program is on hold. Pray for the safety of these men and that God will use them to encourage others in their communities during this difficult time. Pray that the PA program will be able to resume soon. Colombia (Latin America). Population: 52 ... more >
Supported Worker: Parkside Church: Westside
Country: United States of America
Details: They are glad for a summer full of fun and fellowship—from student gatherings to picnics it has been a joy to "one another" together this summer. As they transition into fall, they are looking forward to community groups beginning a new study and to launching their first small group book study and marriage class. Please pray that these additional offerings would be a blessing and encouragement to all who participate. Pray also for the volunteers working with their children and student ministries—and for the children and students themselves. Republic of China, Taiwan, (Asia). Population: 24,437,503 Believers: 2.8 ... more >
Supported Worker: Andrew & Angie James
Country: Uruguay
Details: The IBM church plant is doing well. They are currently studying through the book of Genesis on Sundays and are focusing much of their energy on small groups, the youth group, and leadership development. Last month the youth group went out to the streets to share food and the gospel with homeless people. To their encouragement, the next day one of the people they met on the streets (Gabriel) came to the Sunday service. Please pray for Gabriel's salvation. Pray also that the young people would continue to mature in their faith and their commitment to evangelism. Hong Kong ... more >
Supported Worker: Jon (& Ruthie)
Country: United States of America
Details: Pray for guidance of the Holy Spirit as Jon speaks to the mission at a virtual meeting at the end of the month. Also, pray for confirmation of a new assistant for Jon. God's timing is perfect and he is trusting that this is the right time and the right person. Continue to pray for Ruthie's recovery from foot surgery. Thank God for how he has worked in the Cuthbert family who have been visiting them in Cleveland since the beginning of June. They return to Senegal with a renewed vision and desire to serve the Lord with ... more >
Supported Worker: Bobby & Julie
Country: United States of America
Details: Pray for Bobby and Julie as they take the next steps for joining a mission team in East Asia. That consists of interviews with current team members and reconnecting with their sending agency. Praise God that three families on the team have obtained their visas and two of them are already settled in-country. Pray for their teammates who are working hard to establish their work and businesses in-country. Please pray that God will give Bobby, Julie, Maudie, Orion, Pleiades, and Providence united hearts as they settle all their affairs Stateside before departing. Pray that God will prepare the way for ... more >
Supported Worker: Chris and Leanne Harrington
Country: Japan
Details: Pray for God’s leading as they begin to seek new ministry partnerships in Tohoku, Japan for future missionaries. Currently, their missions agency (SEND) is doing ministry in three of the six states in Tohoku. If it is God’s will, they would like to help the Japanese churches in the remaining three states. Pray for SEND to find good gospel partners and situations that could use their help. China (Asia). Population: 1,406,717,659 Believers: 5.7%. The survival and growth of the Church in China are two of the most decisive events of our generation. The window of opportunity ... more >
Supported Worker: The City Mission
Country: United States of America
Details: They are thankful for the influx of volunteer groups they had this summer! Please pray for the children involved in their Pathways program as they begin the new school year and for the staff as they serve the children and address their unique needs. Pray for The City Mission to find the next New Horizons house or an alternative to continue the home ownership program track. Also, pray for them as they search for a caseworker to work with the men at Banfield who are having a difficult time finding housing. Chile (Latin America). Population: 18,639,010 Believers: 18 ... more >