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: Equipping Servants International (ESI)
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Sweden, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Details: The Lord has dealt bountifully with the outreach of the ESI training. It has grown to 164 ESI groups meeting in Paraguay, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela and Sweden with 2,144 participants studying Romans. Pray for 20 Venezuelan pastors who have started 8 new ESI groups in central Venezuela. Pray that pastors and church leaders will build a strong commitment of Biblical friendship and stop walking alone but rather together with other believers to experience gospel unity under the banner of the gospel. South Korea (Asia). The Korean Church has major spiritual challenges to ... more >
Supported Worker: Shoreline Church
Country: United States of America
Details: Please pray for their last building tour on May 18th as well as for meetings that have been held and will be held concerning the many serve terms within their church. Pray for the transitions of these teams going into their new building, that all would go smoothly for the established teams and for the new ministry teams that will be created in the next couple of months. Continue to pray for any and all decisions that may come up in these final months of construction. The church is so thankful for each prayer that is prayed for them! North ... more >
Supported Worker: Delhi Bible Institute
Country: India
Details: Thank God for the first graduation at the Bhopal Anugrah Ashram! The first one-month residential Christian Foundations Course was held in February. 11 students from the state of Madhya Pradesh were discipled in their faith, in the Word of God and in understanding of the life and teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. Pray for the one year Ashram Bible Course that will begin in July. The building is being renovated and refurbished to accommodate more students. Pray for the 20 men supported by Parkside as they travel throughout Northern India preaching and teaching the gospel. Pray that God will ... more >
Supported Worker: Scranton Road Bible Church
Country: United States of America
Details: Pray for God’s comfort, peace and salvation, as there have several recent deaths in the Scranton community. Thank God for the dedication of their new facility on May 5. Pray for their neighborhood open house on May 18. Pray for the selection and training of new elders. Pray for wisdom as they seek the addition of 1.5 to 2 youth and children/family staff members. Kenya (Africa). Long-term and rapid growth in churches has brought significant challenges: a) Nominalism is a major issue. b) The recent explosion of Independent churches. Pray for their integration into biblical faith and church ... more >
Supported Worker: Wes & Nancy Collins
Countries: Guatemala, Peru, United States of America
Details: Ministry in Venezuela is very difficult for foreigners due to restrictions on travel and currency exchange. Pray for faithful Christian leaders who love the Lord and their country as they continue to move forward with Bible translation, Christian ministry and relief. Students need our prayers as they face challenges traveling abroad for training and difficulty exchanging local currency. Kazakhstan (Asia). Theirs is a folk Islam strongly influenced by shamanistic practices. Other Muslim countries invest huge amounts of money to send Muslim missionaries- some are effective even in converting Russians to Islam. The number of registered mosques grew from 46 in ... more >
Supported Worker: Jon & Ruthie
Country: United States of America
Details: They are grateful for the prayers of the body at Parkside. Thousands of young people who are being disciples in Kenya are having an impact on their families, schools and churches. This is because of the recent Ambassadors training for 90 coaches in Nairobi, Kenya. Statistics show that the most opportune time to reach a person with the gospel is before the age of 19. Pray that God will continue to use Ambassadors Football to reach hundreds of children and teens around the world with the love of Jesus. Jordan (Asia). Religious freedom could be a casualty amid rising tensions ... more >
Supported Worker: Mark & Patti Bean
Countries: Peru, United States of America
Details: Pray that those students who heard Mark and Patti speak at a Christian high school recently would be motivated to consider missions. Please pray for their Quechua colleagues who are doing a lot of legwork getting ready for the arrival of the Bible now being printed. They are traveling to towns and villages inviting pastors and their congregations to attend the dedication of their Bible this summer. Their colleague, Wilmer wrote that when he spoke in the church at Yanas, first an older woman and then the pastor broke down in tears crying with joy at the news that the ... more >