AUGUST 2012

“Truly my soul waiteth upon God.”     Psalm  62:1 KJV

 YFCI AFRICA OFFICE

Area Director [AD]: Hilary Lewis-Nicol [Melrose]

  • Thank God for committed people serving in YFC Africa. Ask Him for the salvation and effective discipleship of youth across the continent.
  • We are grateful for the way the Lord is providing for ministry in Africa. Trust HIM for enough funds and resources to do effective ministry, especially the success of the Fundraising Dinner we are planning in October.
  • Glorify the Creator for a lovely trip for Hilary to the USA recently. Intercede for wisdom for him, as he leads YFC Africa.
  • Praise Jesus for good working relations in the Area Office. Entrust Charles, Kofi & Martha to the Father for wisdom in their daily tasks.
  • Pray for a person to serve as Liaison officer

AFRICA LEADERSHIP TEAM [ALT]

Hilary Lewis-Nicol, Jean Baptiste Mugarura, David Kadalie, EJ van As, Josue Akowanou, Koekoes van As, Anne Musya-Ngwiri & Ravoniandro (Ravo) Maharavo Fetra

  • Thank the Lord for willing members on the ALT. Ask Him for good health and that they will have a deep relationship with Jesus and will live a life of obedience to HIM alone.
  • Honour the Father for safe travels and for keeping their families safe in their absence. Continue to present the safety and good health of their loved ones unto God.
  • Trust our Provider for finances enabling them to attend ALT meetings and to visit the nations in their regions, also for safe travels.
  • Intercede for the ALT for guidance and wisdom to implement everything that was decided at the last meetings.

TRAINING DEPARTMENT

Training Director: David Kadalie [Denise]

Melissa Titus – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glorify God for those who give sacrificially for the Kadalies’ ministry, especially the money that came in to fix David’s car. David is involved in many different aspects of ministry which involves writing, training, pastoral, teaching, travelling, and mentoring. Pray for God’s strength, good health and wisdom to balance his time.
  • Praise the Lord for Melissa who is helping in the Training office. Trust our Provider for enough finances to carry out all responsibilities for the Training Department, also finances so that Melissa can come full time on board.

WEST AFRICA ANGLOPHONE REGION

West Africa Director: Hilary Lewis-Nicol [Melrose]

Bremansu Osa-Andrews – Prayer Coordinator

  • Admire Jehova Jireh for granting a work permit for Hilary in Ghana. Entrust the much needed residential permits unto Him.
  • Intercede for guidance to do effective pioneering into Togo, Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon.
  • Thank God for the work of YfC in the West Africa Region. Trust our Provider for a follow up person to replace Hilary as the Regional Director for West Africa.

EAST AFRICA REGION

East Africa Director: Jean Baptiste Mugarura [Marina]

  • Appreciate the Holy One for strong ministry across the East Africa Region. Trust Him for enough funds to do ministry in this region.
  • Glorify Jesus for good World Leadership meetings recently. Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance for JB as he serves on the International Board.
  • Praise the Lord for good health for the Magurura family. Pray for spiritual and physical protection for the Mugarura family; especially for JB’s health to be 100%.

FRANCOPHONE REGION

Francophone Director: Josue Akowanou [Prisca]

  • Glorify the Father for good health for Josue and his family. Trust HIM for strength, health, spiritual growth and financial provision for the Akowanou family.
  • Submit the need for more open doors for YFC ministry in all the Francophone countries unto the Almighty One and ask for wisdom for Josue as he interacts with the individual countries.
  • Pray for a vibrant youth ministry in every French speaking country.

SOUTHERN REGION [SR]

Southern Region Director: E.J. van As [Koekoes]

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour the Father for a good visit to Zambia last month.  Submit all ministry plans unto God.
  • Thank God for His faithfulness for the SR office. Pray for enough finances to run the SR office effectively as well as funds for all ministry offices and staff.
  • Praise our Deliverer for ongoing ministry in the Region. Trust HIM for a full time secretary in the office and for the right people needed in leadership positions in some countries in the SR.
  • Glorify the Everlasting King for committed people serving in Southern Africa. Ask Jesus for wisdom and guidance for EJ and all ND’s in their daily tasks.

 

EAST INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND REGION

Island Nations Director: Ravoniandro (Ravo) Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

  • Praise the Lord for faithful staff and volunteers serving all over the Island Region. Trust HIM for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Reunion, Seychelles and Nation C./Mayotte successfully also for enough funds and resources to do our ministry well.
  • Honour the Provider for sustaining the work on the islands. Pray that He will protect all staff, volunteers and Board members work with YFC on the different islands.
  • Glorify our Father for many open doors on the islands to bring the Gospel. Ask Him for wisdom for Ravo in his daily tasks.

 

YOUNG LEADERS [YL] DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

  • Pray that this 2 year programme to develop young leaders will bear much fruit.
  • Honour our Father for the way He guides Anne. Intercede for her for wisdom and guidance in restructuring the YL Programme.
  • Ask Jesus to empower the new graduates so that they will stay committed and multiply themselves.
  • Trust our Father for African Young Leaders coordinators in all the countries YFC is working in.

OPERATION PIONEER

  • Pray that effective YfC ministry will start and continue in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Nation C. & Mayotte, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Reunion, Seychelles, Sudan, Tanzania/Zanzibar and Togo. Ask our Father to raise nationals up to spearhead the ministry.
  • Ask God for wisdom for the countries or offices that twinned up with these 10 nations to develop a ministry. [Guinea Conakry – Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria – Cameroon, Benin – Central African Republic, Ghana – Togo, Reunion – Reunion, Kenya – Tanzania/Zanzibar, Rwanda & Burundi – DR Congo, Uganda – Southern Sudan, Madagascar – Nation C./Mayotte and Island Region Office – Seychelles.] Praise Jesus for the progress made in Togo, Reunion, Zanzibar, Southern Sudan, Nation C and Seychelles.
  • We are grateful for funding that came in for this project. Trust our Provider for more funds to execute pioneering in all 10 countries; trust Him that the nations in Africa will be able to contribute towards this project. Submit also the logistical resources needed unto our Lord.
  • Stand against every force of darkness withstanding the Pioneering Initiative and intercede for peace and stability in these nations.

G-21 NOW Regional Competency Development Conferences

4 Conferences to empower, motivate and mobilise staff of the different regions on the continent:  17-23 Nov 2012 South Africa; 10-14 Feb 2013 Rwanda; 8-12 September 2013 Mauritius; Feb 2014 Francophone region.

  • Trust the Lord to make it possible for us to host every conference and make a way for staff to attend it.
  • Submit the organising of these conferences unto God, wisdom and guidance for those who need it.

ANGOLA

Graciano Viliengue [Elisabeth]

Carlos Monteiro – Prayer Coordinator

  • Admire the Father for providing for us. Submit the upcoming Staff training in Huambo and Bie unto Him as well as safe travels for Graciano to these areas.
  • We are grateful for everything we could accomplish in July. Ask the Father that the upcoming youth camps will be fruitful.
  • Thank the Almighty One for committed staff, volunteers and board members. Entrust them unto our Deliverer to stay focused and for enough funds to do effective youth ministry.
  • We have elections in our country at the end of August. Trust God that it will be free and fair and that all will accept the outcome.

BENIN

Anthelm Souhouin

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Central African Republic successfully.
  • Honour the Father for faithful staff and volunteers. Pray for them as they reach the youth of our nation and also a fruitful Youth Camp later this month.
  • Appreciate the Lord for good ministry in schools. Trust HIM for much needed staff support and finances to cover ministry costs.
  • We are grateful for a few committed Board members. Intercede for them as they serve alongside us
  • Praise the Lord for the piece of land that we have. Ask our Provider to help us to develop this land into a training centre.

BOTSWANA

E.J. van As [Koekoes]

Koekoes van As – Prayer Coordinator

  • Bless the Lord for a good time of Staff Training we had recently. Pray that everyone will implement what they’ve heard.
  • Praise our Master for fruitful holiday programmes during the last holidays. Intercede for the Board, staff and volunteers to have a deep relationship with the Lord and that He will provide for their ministry and personal needs.
  • We are grateful for a few committed national volunteers working with us. 2 New German volunteers are coming to us later this month, entrust their last preparations, safe travels and quick settling in unto Jesus.
  • Admire God for HIS faithfulness towards our ministry. Ask the Lord urgently to grant the much needed operating license for the Tapologo Day Care Centre.

BURKINA FASO

Paul Kabore [Celestine]

  • We are grateful for 7 board members. Ask our Father for funding to renovate our buildings.
  • Pray that Paul and his team will be able to make YfC an instrument that transforms the young people of their nation into the image of Jesus Christ.
  • Thank God that the radio station YfC is involved with is reaching many. Trust the Spirit to speak into the hearts of young listeners to change their ways.
  • We are grateful for the smooth running of the primary education institution. Intercede for Paul, his family, staff, board members and volunteers, for physical and spiritual well-being.

BURUNDI

Freddy Tuyizere [Marie-Josee]

Marie-Josee Karerwa – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that in cooperation with Rwanda would be able to pioneer the Democratic Republic of the Congo successfully.
  • We are grateful for a lovely visit from North Point Church from Texas and the good work they’ve done with us. Stand with us in prayer for the necessary staff for Africa Development Academy and Gitega International Academy.
  • Glorify the King of kings for the container of gift boxes from Operation Christmas Child and the evangelism opportunities that go with it. Pray that we will be able to spread the Good News effectively to young ones.
  • Bless the Lord for  faithful staff, volunteers & Board members. Trust Jesus for safety and good health for all the visiting teams this summer.

CAMEROON

Contact person: Charles Ngwa

  • Praise Jesus for Nigeria’s willingness to pioneer Cameroon. Entrust the re-pioneering process into God’s hands.
  • Admire God for the opportunity we have to start working in Cameroon. Ask our Father for wisdom for ongoing ministry.
  • Trust the Lord to send people to work with us.
  • Pray for wisdom for the political leaders during the post-election time.

 

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC [CAR]

  • Praise Jesus for Benin’s willingness to pioneer CAR. Entrust the re-pioneering process unto God.
  • Ask the Father to send people to come and serve with YfC in this country.
  • Trust Jesus for committed people to serve on the National Board.
  • Praise Jesus for Madagascar’s willingness to pioneer Nation C. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Honour the Father for 3 young leaders who were trained earlier this year and for their work in some schools. Ask for wisdom and knowledge for all who are involved with youth work here, for their safety and all their needs.
  • Honour the Father for the work of the evangelism groups and for some Bibles that were distributed. Intercede for spiritual growth for all who’ve been reached.

Nation C.

  • Praise Jesus for Madagascar’s willingness to pioneer Nation C. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Honour the Father for 3 young leaders who were trained earlier this year and for their work in some schools. Ask for wisdom and knowledge for all who are involved with youth work here, for their safety and all their needs.
  • Honour the Father for the work of the evangelism groups and for some Bibles that were distributed. Intercede for spiritual growth for all who’ve been reached.

 

COTE D’IVOIRE [IVORY COAST]

Gaudens Gogo

Alcide Gogo [Colette] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Exalt the Prince of Peace for establishing a new government. Trust HIM for continued peace and stability, also for wisdom for political leaders.
  • Thank Jesus for faithful staff and some volunteers working in YfC under difficult circumstances. Pray that we will be able to reach out to the youth of our nation.
  • Ask our Provider for safety and good health for staff and volunteers, enough funds for ministry, also personal support for all of us.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Interim National Coordinator: Roger Vangu [Therese]

Celestin Mbungu – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour Jesus for Burundi & Rwanda’s willingness to re-pioneer DRC. Entrust this process into God’s hands.
  • Praise the Father for His presence in our ministry. Intercede for wisdom for Rodger in Kinshasa and for Levy in Goma and for a good working relationship with local churches.
  • Ask God for more volunteers and staff members also people who can serve as National Board members.
  • Submit all our ministry needs unto the Lord.

 ETHIOPIA

Alemtshay Yemane

Soloman – Prayer Coordinator

  • Trust our Provider for enough finances to do effective youth ministry in Ethiopia.
  • Praise the Lord for committed staff and volunteers reaching the youth of Ethiopia.  Ask the Spirit to guide them to honour God in their ministry.
  • Thank the King of kings for provision for our ministry. Pray that the 50-70 children who regularly come to school will respond to the Gospel message.
  • Glorify the Lord for every opportunity we have in spreading His Word. Bring the Leadership Team before the Throne of Grace for wisdom and guidance in their daily tasks.

THE GAMBIA

Seal Sylvester Jammeh

Victor Jatta – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for successful Leadership seminars. Ask the Spirit for guidance as we plan the Third Session with senators from the National Assembly.
  • Thank our Saviour for 40 young people who are regularly attending their Discipleship Group. Trust Him that the Sewing Centre will be successful.
  • Bless the Lord for the opportunity to speak into the lives of students at the YFC Zoe Christian School. Submit all the students in this school unto Him for salvation and spiritual growth.
  • Thank the Father for effective ministry in Junior and Senior Secondary Schools. Intercede for more National Board Members.

GHANA

Patrick Yin Mahama

Bremansu Osa-Andrews – Prayer Coordinator

  • Praise the Almighty One for renovations done to the Training Centre. Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Togo successfully.
  • Admire Jesus for faithful staff and volunteers serving all over Ghana. Trust HIM for good office space to host the National Office.
  • We are grateful that for good pioneering effort in the Upper East region. Stand with us in prayer for the completion of the Training Centre.
  • Pray for wisdom for our country’s leaders. Our president died recently.

GUINEA BISSAU

Jose Augusto Bedeslei [Eugenia]– National Coordinator

Emily Atkins [Jason] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Join us in prayer for peace and stability to return to our nation.
  • Glorify Jesus for sending students for the language and computer training. Intercede for these students to see HIM and to walk in His footsteps.
  • Exalt God for supplying the financial needs of the Youth Centre.  Pray for a person to lead our Sports Ministry.
  • We are grateful for an active Board of Trustees. Submit them unto the Lord for guidance as they serve alongside us.

GUINEA CONAKRY

Reuben Tamba Komba [Marie] – National Coordinator

Mathias Teepa Bumie – Prayer Coordinator

  • Admire the Holy One for His many blessings and for protection upon us during this last month. Ask the Prince of Peace for an agreement between the government and the opposition on a favourable date for the parliamentary elections.
  • Pray that we would be able to pioneer Equatorial Guinea successfully.
  • Exalt the Lord for the school ministry in a school mixed with Muslims & Christians every Wednesday. Lift up in prayer our annual Youth Camp at Boke 12-18 August: provision, youth to attend, safe travels, prepared hearts, etc.
  • Praise God for open doors to pioneer Boke and Kindia. Intercede for staff, volunteers and Board members to work in unity and love.
  • Pray for good collaboration with the various churches and institutions we regularly work with.

KENYA

Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

Nyambura Kirubi – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour the Father for His sustenance and mercies granted us. Pray that the mission’s trip for 38 Rwandese coming to Kenya 6– 11August will be fruitful also provision for resources needed and a successful and enjoyable time as they serve.
  • Thank Jesus for the Board and committees that are serving faithfully. Entrust the upcoming alumnae fellowship on  the 9th of September in Kibera unto God.
  • Glorify God for those who are supporting our work in Kenya. Stand with us in prayer for finances for ministry costs as well as staff welfare.
  • Praise the Lord for the staff and volunteers serving in the ministry and for the work they are doing. Commit Kenya into the hands of the Father as we approach elections that God’s will be done.

LESOTHO

LineoLekhotsa – National Director

Delrine Pritiviraj – Prayer coordinator

  • Thank God for Lineo’s willingness to serve as ND. Pray for much wisdom for her to lead the Lesotho ministry.
  • We are grateful for ongoing outreach to the youth of our country. Pray that our Father will provide office space as well as enough finances to cover ministry costs.
  • Celebrate Jesus for good Board orientation done last month. Intercede for guidance for the Ministry Team.
  • Thank God for ongoing ministry. Some strange killings took place recently, pray that the people will allow the law to take its course.

LIBERIA

Augustine Fredericks – Coordinator [Veronica]

Theo Kloty [Queen] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Pray for wisdom for the political leaders during the post-election time.
  • Thank God for the growth of the YFC School – Nursery and Primary. Trust the Father that the Skill Centre will be a great success.
  •  We are grateful for international partners and their incomparable support. Ask HIM for strength for staff and volunteers, as they reach the youth of our nation.
  • Praise the Lord for many churches that want to partner with YFC. Intercede for the young people we are discipling in order for them to grow strong in their faith.

 

MADAGASCAR

Ravoniandro Maharavo Fetra (Ravo)  [Lalasoa]

Mamy Rabezoro [Andry] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Extol our Saviour for 187 children who accepted Him. Trust Jesus for the follow up of the kids in the school ministries.
  • Glorify the Lord for His provision despite the various hassles we face. Ask the Father for guidance for the National Board members.
  • Thank God for good health for all of us.  Submit the evaluation of the progress done in all the centres on the ministry strategic focus unto God.
  • Praise the Lord for committed volunteers. Pray that the preparation and the fundraising towards staff and volunteers camp in Ranomafana will be effective.

MALAWI

Collins Machira – Prayer & Ministry Coordinator

  • Glorify our Father for sustaining health and finances to staff and volunteers. Intercede for them for daily strength to stay focused and for enough funds to do effective ministry.
  • We are grateful for the newly elected national Board. Ask the Spirit for wisdom for them.
  • Thank our Lord for yet another month of ministry opportunities we have. Submit our August plans before HIM.

MALI

Jean Pierre Dabou [Adeline]

Emmanuel Dao – Prayer Coordinator

  • Bring Jean Pierre & Adeline to the Lord for wisdom and pray for guidance for the way forward in ministry.
  • Glorify Jesus for 5 young leaders who are committed to reach youth. Intercede for Mali YfC – for more full time staff, volunteers and resources.
  • Praise the Lord for the freedom to evangelise anywhere even though Christians are a minority group. We have a huge unemployment rate among youth, please pray.
  • Submit the current political instability into the hands of the Prince of Peace, asking for constitutional order to return to Mali.

MAURITIUS

Cyril Palan [Monique]

Monique & Vicky – Prayer Coordinators

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we in cooperation with the regional office would be able to pioneer Seychelles successfully.
  • Honour God for a few committed National Board members. Trust Him for committed and visionary new members to be added.
  • Glorify the Father for the Youth in Action music team. Intercede for the Dylan and Vicky in their leadership roles.
  • Praise the Lord for the completion of the basketball court. Pray for coach Gaetan who helps train the basketball team.

MOZAMBIQUE

Sergio Massinga – Contact person

Carlos Pedro Cumbane – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank God for providing this past month. Ask Him to protect all equipment and properties.
  • Glorify the Father for committed staff and volunteers serving with YfC Mozambique. Intercede for good health for all of them, pray especially against malaria.
  • Praise Jesus for outreach opportunities, some places where nobody else have ministered before . Trust the Lord for safe travels and wisdom in our daily dealings with the youth of our nation.
  • Honor Jesus for wonderful opportunities we have to minister in places nobody ministered before. Pray for the people we worked with in these areas, that they will accept and stay faithful to Jesus.

NAMIBIA

Stanley Beukes [Desiree]

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank God for His faithfulness and protection. Stand with us in prayer for sponsors for out annual Summer Camp in December.
  • Thank God for the opportunity our students have to receive Choose to Wait training. Pray that they will be faithful in the pledge to remain sexually pure.
  • Lift Jesus high for a good time of outreach with the Canada Project Serve team. Submit the Namibian staff unto the Spirit for wisdom as they face difficult situations in the field.
  • Rejoice with us for ongoing ministry throughout the country. Trust the Lord for more committed Board members on national level and for the campsite.

NIGER

Moussa Hamani Ali [Hadiza]

  • Praise the Lord for 5 National Board of Trustees members. Intercede for them for wisdom and guidance as they serve alongside us.
  • Appreciate the Father for volunteers and staff doing youth ministry. Ask HIM to guide them in such a way that even more youth in Niger will be reached.
  • We are grateful for every ministry opportunity we have in Mali. Trust Jesus for young leaders to be developed and for more volunteers to do ministry in YFC.

NIGERIA

Bukola Coast Ufeli – National Director

Raymond Lamai [Naomi] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Cameroon successfully.
  • We are grateful for protection from our Lord for Staff, Board, volunteers and their families. Please intercede for our nation for peace and stability, also wisdom for our government to do what is best for all the citizens and for safety for of Board, staff & volunteers.
  •  Honour God for faithful staff and volunteers serving in YfC Nigeria. Pray for enough funds to do our ministry effectively, also the finances to complete the Training Centre, much needed equipment and vehicles.
  • Glorify the Father for fruitful regional staff training done at Akure. Trust the Lord for effective youth camps later this month in Akure and Lagos.
  • Admire God for sending Pius Chioma to serve as the Asaba centre coordinator. Pray for more staff and volunteers to work with us so that we can expand from 9 to 20 states in the country.

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Rolf Wiechardt [Liz]

Sheena Jorritsma – Prayer coordinator

  • Thank the Lord for faithful staff, volunteers and board members in YFCSA. Entrust the SA leadership Team unto the Lord for wisdom & guidance.
  • Exalt our Creator for His direction and perfect plan for YfC in South Africa. Ask Him for positive feedback on submitted proposals.
  • We are grateful for provision this past month. Continue to commit the running ministry costs unto our Provider and pray for a good audit.
  • Glorify the King of kings for every opportunity we have to speak into the lives of young people across the RSA.  Pray that the North West YFC’s ongoing staff recruitment will be successful.

REUNION

Contact person: Jacques Bougault

  • Praise Jesus for the Regional Office’s willingness to help with the pioneering in Reunion. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Trust the Spirit to guide Jacques and his team as they do ministry in Reunion.
  • Submit Jacques, Frederick, Annick & Audrey’s visit to London unto Jesus so that their time will be effective and fruitful.

RODRIGUES ISLAND

National Director: Dickson Azie

Sephora & Debra – Prayer Coordinators

  • Praise the Lord for the lovely visit of Ravo the RD to our island.  Trust Him for enough finances and resources to do effective youth ministry.
  • Thank Jesus for willing people serving as Board members. Intercede for them, staff and volunteers to make a significant impact in the lives of the youth of Rodrigues.
  • We are grateful for the lovely work staff and volunteers are doing in YFC Rodriguez. Commit the youth we met in the last outreach unto the Lord so that they will be obedient to His truths.
  • Pray for future outreach mission in prison and villages to be fruitful.

RWANDA

Jean Baptiste Mugarura [Marina]

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we in cooperation with Burundi  would be able to pioneer the Democratic Republic of the Congo successfully.
  • Glorify God for committed staff & volunteers serving in YFC Rwanda. Trust the Lord for enough funds and resources to do effective youth ministry.
  • Praise the Lord that 700 children can attend Kigali Christian School [KCS]. Pray that we would be able to give daily meals to the students at KCS.
  • Honour the Father for the water tanks that could be finished and the new plastic ones that we could buy. Intercede for the students at the Leadership School to have a deep relationship with Jesus and to be obedient to His Word.
  • We are thankful for the many open doors for ministry in schools in our country. Stand with us in prayer for the women in the AAA programme to become self-sustainable in order for them to support their families.

SENEGAL

Nino Mendy

  • Praise Jesus for our 3 young leaders reaching youth. Pray for more full time staff and volunteers.
  • We are grateful for some National Board members. Ask the Holy Spirit to direct us to more people who can serve as Board members and who will be committed to the ministry of YFC.
  • Trust our Father for enough finances and resources to do effective ministry and His guidance to start a Youth Centre.
  • We need much wisdom to start a project for street children and guidance regarding the administration of our ministry.

SEYSCHELLES

  • Praise Jesus for YFC Mauritius’s willingness to pioneer Seychelles. Entrust the pioneering process into God’s hands.
  • Honour the Father for Brian & Melissa Verdugo’s input regarding ministry development on the island. Intercede for them for wisdom for their long term involvement.

SIERRA LEONE

Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

Favour Conteh – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank God for 10 young ladies presently undergoing counselling sessions. Pray for more girls to come for counselling.

  • Salute Jesus with us for provision of an apartment to host street kids. Intercede for the street kids who we are following up to grow closer to Christ.

  • Appreciate the Almighty One for the tireless efforts of willing staff, volunteers & Board members as they go the extra mile to serve the youth of this country. Trust our Provider for enough resources to do our ministry well.
  • Ask Jesus for safe travels for staff and volunteers also wisdom in our ministry.

SOUTHERN SUDAN

Christine Wajiru – Contact person

  • Pray for wisdom for the political leaders and a spirit of cooperation among the citizens.
  • Praise Jesus for Uganda’s willingness to pioneer Southern Sudan. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Glorify God for Christine and the youth team who are willing to do ministry here. Intercede for guidance for her and the pioneering team to develop the ministry in Southern Sudan.

SWAZILAND

National Director: Bongani Dlamini [Khumbuh]

Khumbuh Dlamini [Bongani] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glory to God for lovely ministry opportunities we had in July. Submit our August ministry plans to the Lord.
  • Honor Jesus for His provision and protection over us and our ministry. Pray that all who’ve been ministered to will remain faithful.
  • Intercede for daily strength and guidance for all staff and board members. Pray that our lives will show Jesus to those around us.

TANZANIA & ZANZIBAR

Ministry coordinator: Pascal Nyulahe [Esther]

Pamela – Prayer Coordinator

  • Entrust the pioneering process of Zanzibar into God’s hands, also favour with the government, as we need to register.
  • Thank God for good ministry opportunities. Ask the Lord to give us more full time staff and volunteers to serve in YFCT.
  • We are grateful for a supportive Board of Trustees. Intercede for them for guidance and wisdom as they serve alongside us.

TOGO

  • Praise Jesus for YFC Ghana’s efforts to pioneer Togo. Entrust the ministry development process into God’s hands so that a thriving ministry can start here.
  • Pray for much wisdom for Johnny Darko & Benny Xatse, as they reach the youth of their nation.
  • Ask the Holy Spirit to direct us to the right people who can serve as Board members and ask also for the right people to serve as full time staff.
  • Trust God to open doors to do effective youth ministry

UGANDA

Miriam Koote

Mary Amodin – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask Him for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer  Southern Sudan successfully.
  • Glorify God that we could reach 7 414 young people of whom 607 gave their lives to Christ and 1 588 pledged to abstain from sex until marriage. Entrust the lost and all who’ve been reached with the Gospel unto God.
  • We honour the Lord for the time that Elizabeth could serve with us. Trust the Father for excellence, wisdom and understanding for our children in the Starfish Scholarship Programme.
  • Honour the Faithful One for a lovely visit with visitors from Minnesota YfC. Ask HIM for enough funds to do our ministry well.
  • Appreciate the King of kings that we could care for 19 pregnant teens, 06 gave birth to healthy babies. Please pray for normal deliveries for our pregnant teenagers.

ZAMBIA

John Kaniki [Florence] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for all the years Brother Ben served as Chairman of the Board and for new committed people serving with the other faithful Board members. Intercede for them for wisdom and ask for more members.
  • Praise the Lord for a good visit from the Regional Director and good prayer training to staff & volunteers. Ask the Spirit for a person who can serve as ND as well as full time staff members and volunteers.
  • Admire the Almighty One for the opportunities YfC Mpulungu have in bringing the Gospel to youth. Entrust the Stemmet family and their colleagues unto the Lord.
  • Thank God for good tenants for the one house of YFC and for the renovations being done to the other house. Pray that the Super Clubs will flourish and that we will get more openings to speak to the youth in Ndola.

ZIMBABWE

Sheunesu Masuka [Susan]

Susan Masuka [Sheunesu] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Appreciate our Father for effective curriculum development. Pray for wisdom for Sheunesu and the other leaders in YFC Zimbabwe.
  • Glorify Jesus for faithful Board members. Continue to pray that God’s hand of protection will be upon them.
  • We are grateful for good ministry opportunities the Buyela team had. Intercede for those who’ve been reached to grow in their faith.
  • Thank the Lord for being Ebenezer to us. Trust Him for bountiful provision throughout YFC Zim.

Thank you for faithfully praying with us. We appreciate your involvement very much. Through your prayers you are an effective worker in His harvest field.

 

Greetings in Christ,

Koekoes van As

Africa prayer coordinator

 

‘How rare it is to find a soul silent enough to hear God speak.’  

Francois Fenelon