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: Mike & Cindy in Macedonia
Details: Praise God for wonderful opportunities that were opened through the Parkside missions team, who held an English camp there in June. Pray for good follow-up with those with whom they connected. Romania (Europe). Church planting is still a vital ministry. Over 100 new churches are planted each year, but many more are needed. A consortium of mission agencies works across evangelical denominational boundaries to facilitate reaching the 19 cities and 9,500 villages (43% of all villages) without a single evangelical church. Pray for this vision to become a widespread movement, owned by the national church and effective at planting ... more >
Supported Worker: Matt Pheneger
Country: United States of America
Details: Matt asks for prayer for some unique soccer camps taking place this summer. Ambassadors Football is partnering with churches and organizations on Cleveland’s Westside and Eastside, Akron, Pittsburgh, and Seattle to put on camps for refugee and immigrant communities. Also, they will be a part of a soccer camp planned specifically for foster children in southern California. They are thankful for these opportunities to come alongside those that are in need, providing a place for them to enjoy the game, hear the Gospel, and connect to the Church. Pray that all these camps will open doors for on-going ministry throughout ... more >
Supported Worker: Indigenous Church-Planting Training in Arab and Muslim Countries
Details: Mark is their most recent missionary to the field, who moved last December after graduating from their missionary school in Egypt. Mark has a great passion to see Muslims come to know Christ as their Savior. When he began his ministry he stayed with a fellow brother in Christ. He was amazed by the vibrant church in the area. Mark also spent a month with another missionary team leading Bible studies three times a week. He has now settled in a challenging area that is hostile to Christians. Pray for wisdom and grace for him as he seeks opportunities to ... more >
Supported Worker: The City Mission
Country: United States of America
Details: Pray that the Lord will bless the relationships made at the Stand In event, held the end of June and that these hurting children will be helped by loving Christians. Ask God for healthy relationships to grow between children and staff & volunteers at Pathways and childcare. Pray that the Holy Spirit would guide clinicians and case managers as they walk men struggling with drug and alcohol abuse through the IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) at Crossroads. Please continue to pray for the summer interns: Rachel, Josh, Jasmine, Claire, Maggie, Chris, Caroline and Jessica. The City Mission continues to have staffing ... more >
Supported Worker: Pastoral Assistants
Country: Bolivia
Details: Pray for the 14 Pastoral Assistant volunteers in La Paz studying 16 hours each week preparing messages and preaching through the book of Romans. God is using these men to impact increasing numbers of churches in La Paz and Santa Cruz. Pray for Pastor Edgar Mamani, pastoring the IBM church, training PA volunteers, and developing ESI among Tacana First People’s church leaders in the Rurrenebaque region of Bolivia. Portugal (Europe). Religious and political freedoms gained in 1975 have transformed the nation, but high religious affiliation and freedom does not translate into genuine faith. The religious freedom gained is taken advantage ... more >
Supported Worker: Shoreline Church
Country: United States of America
Details: Praise the Lord for the anticipated completion this month of the renovations to their new church building! Pray for God’s abundant blessing on their first service in their new building, to be held July 28th, and for following services as they work out any details that need fine-tuned. Pray also for their Ambassadors Soccer Camp, being held the end of July. Pray that the children who attend will sense Christ’s love for them displayed in everyone they come in contact with, and that Gospel seeds will be planted in their young hearts. As Shoreline Church sends their gratitude for our ... more >
Supported Worker: Andrew & Angie James
Country: Uruguay
Details: Andrew and Angie are encouraged by the way the new church plant continues to move along. Pray that God would give them courage, wisdom, and grace as they continue to share the Gospel with nonbelievers. Pray that God would bring to faith young men in whom Andrew can invest time and teaching to become godly future leaders in the church. In June, they held training for pastors/leaders interested in opening ESI (Equipping Servants) groups in northern Uruguay. Please pray for fruit from this event as churches consider opening ESI groups in that region of the country. Philippines (Asia). Spiritual ... more >