Chris and Leanne work with SEND International in the greater Sendai Japan area.
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*Sadly many of our summer ministry events have needed to be cancelled due to COVID-19. Please pray for how we can show and share Christ’s love to others during this time. May the Lord provide opportunities to be able to meet with people to encourage and grow in our relationships.
*As we continue our focus as a church plant on Shichigahama, our desire is to find ways we can meet the felt needs of our community. Pray the Lord will give us clarity and wisdom on how to best care for the needs and share Christ with the people of Shichigahama.
*We thank the Lord we have been able to meet together in person to worship the Lord and fellowship with one another. Please pray for everyone in our church family to rightfully remain cautious amongst the reopenings happening here in Japan. May the Lord lead us on how to minister to the communities surrounding each of the house churches.
*Pray for our kids as they have begun to attend school again. As of the beginning of June schools have reopened here. This is a critical re-entry point into Japan for our kids. Please pray for them as they navigate many varying emotions. We thank the Lord for some new friends they have already made. May the Lord draw these kids to himself.
*May we have and take advantage of gospel opportunities.
Thank you all for your prayers.
* Praise the Lord we were able to worship as a church plant over Easter! We were able to join in on worshipping together because our 2 week quarantine, after arriving in Japan, was over. May the Lord grow us closer to one another as we strive to spur each other on in our walks with Christ. May the Lord call people in our neighborhood to himself through our lives and conversations.
* Pray the Lord gives us wisdom on how to appropriately reflect Christ’s love in how we interact with people during this time of uncertainty. Our desire is to love as Christ would love. To love others as Christ has loved us. May the Lord give us wisdom on how to best live out our faith and love in our daily life during these uncertain times. Please pray for our pastors as well as they are trying to do the same.