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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: Amy Cottle
Country: Thailand
Details: Praise the Lord that a student named Honey has come to saving faith! God used many people over the last four years to draw her to him. Pray that she will continue to learn more about Jesus and that her faith will grow as Amy’s team disciples her. Pray also for Teacher Dang, Amy’s neighbor. She has gone to church with Amy and is interested in knowing more about Jesus. Praise the Lord that some of the Thai women at church made a good connection with her. Pray that the church will follow-up with her while Amy is in the ... more >
Supported Worker: Truth For Life
Country: United States of America
Details: TFL is thankful for its many partners who faithfully give and pray for the ministry. Pray that God will bless them, draw them closer to himself, and give them comfort and peace in the assurance of the resurrection. Please continue to pray for the right people to fill positions in customer service, information technology, and digital communications. Lithuania (Europe). Population: 3,058,404 Believers: 1.1%. Freedom has brought progress. Doors for the gospel remain open, and evangelical positions can have a hearing in society. However, with freedom came many dangers—increased materialism, hedonism, and nihilism. Substance abuse, suicide, and most ... more >
Supported Worker: Kep & Debbie James
Country: Bolivia
Details: Pray for Kep and Debbie as they return to Bolivia May 22. They are thankful that they were able to get vaccinated before leaving. Growing COVID-19 numbers in La Paz mean that many things have closed again, including their church building. Pray for Debbie as she works with the women’s ministry team in the ILC church. Pray for gospel impact in many lives as they evangelize and disciple women in La Paz. Pray for Pastor Pepe and the elders of the ILC church, that they will be passionate about Jesus, leading the flock by their example, focused on the gospel ... more >
Supported Worker: Parkside Church: Westside
Country: United States of America
Details: They praise God for the blessing of being able to meet in-person for Good Friday and Easter services this year. They are also thankful that their Sunday morning toddler and preschool ministry classes have been reintroduced. They look forward to opening the remaining age groups in the coming months. Pray that the Lord would continue to guide and direct them through the ongoing reopening process as they gain more flexibility to gather with the threat of COVID-19 decreasing. Libya (Africa). Population: 7,698,742 Believers: 0.3%. The spiritual climate in Libya has changed significantly. God is doing a new ... more >
Supported Worker: Andrew & Angie James
Country: Uruguay
Details: With COVID-19 cases spiking in Uruguay after a year of relatively low numbers, the government is taking measures to shut down many businesses and institutions. The James children, who were attending school in person when the school year began in March, are now studying 100% at home. They have also had to stop in-person church services temporarily, as many of the people at church either have COVID-19 or have been in contact with COVID-positive patients. Please pray for them and the church as they navigate these challenging times, that God would give them wisdom and grace to faithfully care for ... more >
Supported Worker: Parkside Green
Country: United States of America
Details: Please pray for Pastor Adam, now a month into his sabbatical. Pray that the Lord will grant him and his family a time of physical rest, spiritual growth, emotional refreshment, and a godly vision for the years ahead in ministry. Please also ask the Lord to work powerfully in the congregation this summer as they hear God’s Word from James, and then put it into practice. Please ask God to use their many upcoming summer camps to draw kids of different ages and different interests closer and closer to Jesus. Lastly, please intercede for God to accomplish his eternal purposes ... more >
Supported Worker: Johannes (& Mathapelo) Thaele
Country: South Africa
Details: Their promotion of juniors to the youth department was a wonderful, successful event. Pray for these youth, some who heard the gospel at their Good News Clubs or sports ministry, as they are assigned small tasks to do on Sundays. Pray that they may love the work of the Lord and love to read their Bibles. Also, pray for the leaders as they face the challenges of working with these young people who are growing in the Lord. Their church is saddened by the recent loss of a member to COVID-19. The pandemic has left many with stress, having lost ... more >
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