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: The Women's Clinic of Cleveland (formerly Alternaterm)
Country: United States of America
Details: Praise the Lord for answering prayer for a new Continuum of Care Coordinator, Crystal Wallace. They are still in need of an office manager and donations for client “spa bags.” Pray for their “Adopt a Client for the Holidays” program and for the staff to stay healthy during the winter months. Denmark (Europe). Old non-missional theologies are devastating for the Church, since they fail to equip the Church in effective discipleship and mission in a secular realm. Pray for theological and missional renewal in all seminaries and Bible schools that will encourage a vibrant missions vision. Pray also for ... more >
Supported Worker: Brian Walls
Country: United States of America
Details: Pray that the YFC staff & board Christmas party on Dec. 12 will be a great time of bonding and team building. On Dec. 19th, an all-day staff retreat will focus on plans for the second half of this school year and the start of the next school year. Pray that this planning and training will help them to reach lost kids with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. Christmas school break is a key time to share the Gospel with lost youth and so the staff needs the power of our prayers as they share. Czech Republic (Europe). Czech ... more >
Supported Worker: Parkside Church: Westside
Country: United States of America
Details: As Parkside Church Westside perseveres through the meticulous process of our building renovations, they are grateful for our continued prayers. Their children’s ministry continues to grow which means they need more volunteers. Pray for these needs to be met. Also, they ask for prayer for their upcoming community Christmas store. Pray that families in need would be blessed and encounter Jesus through this ministry. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Europe). Almost the entire population is Muslim, but also quite secularized. Pray that the historic, ethnic and cultural prejudices against Christianity would not prevent spiritual openness. Pray for protection, wisdom, and ... more >
Supported Worker: Equipping Servants International (ESI)
Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Sweden, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Details: Pray for the 80 Guatemalan pastors and church leaders as they gather for an ESI Facilitator Training weekend December 5-7. Continue to pray for the 2,170 ESI participants meeting in 176 groups to study the book of Romans in Paraguay, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, Sweden and Spain. Pray that they will unite as pastors and church leaders to disciple believers and bring hope to the least reached through the gospel of Christ. New ESI groups in Spain; Paysandú, Uruguay and various parts of Brazil, especially need our prayers. Republic of Cyprus (Europe). Evangelical ... more >
Supported Worker: Scranton Road Bible Church
Country: United States of America
Details: Continue to pray for SRBC’s need for a Children’s Ministry Director and for the raising up of 3-5 new, younger elders in the next six months. As Pastor Joe and their new senior pastor, Pastor Mark, change roles, pray for continued smooth transition. Pray that people will be reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through their Thanksgiving and Christmas outreaches. Cuba (Caribbean). Evangelical churches were devastated by waves of emigration to the USA as well as by persecution. Recovery has taken a long time, but the Church is now a force to be reckoned with. Pray that this dynamic ... more >
Supported Worker: Parkside Green
Country: United States of America
Details: Praise God for his grace over the past decade in establishing and maturing the church. Please join them in praying for the Lord to speak powerfully through Pastor Adam’s advent sermon series and to use the advent outreach in December to transform unbelieving people into committed followers of Jesus Christ. Pray for God to raise-up additional leaders of his choice and in his timing. Please also intercede for the missionaries they support in Dubai who are still in need of a regular worship venue and in Kenya as they begin to do missionary flying. Croatia (Europe). The profound impact of ... more >
Supported Worker: Chris and Leanne Harrington
Country: Japan
Details: Chris and Leanne are so thankful for the arrival of the Christmas holiday season because the Japanese are very curious about this holiday. In a land where people believe there are many distant gods of stone who need to be appeased, it is wonderful to share how Jesus, who is God, took the form of a baby to come to earth and live with us. Pray they may find the answer to the longing of their hearts as Christians share how God desires to be with them, and that ultimately many Japanese would come to faith. Côte d’Ivoire (Africa). Knowledge ... more >