“Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight.”       Psalm 43:4

 

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 bring the Gospel to youth.
  • Praise Jesus for good working relations in the Area Office. Entrust Hilary, Charles & Kofi to Jesus for wisdom in their daily tasks.
  • Appreciate our King for good World Leadership Meetings for Hilary last month. Pray for a committed person to serve as personal assistant to the AD.

AFRICA LEADERSHIP TEAM [ALT]

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

  • Thank the Lord for willing members on the ALT.  Petition Him for good health, 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 in their daily tasks.

WEST AFRICA ANGLOPHONE REGION [WAA]

West Africa Director: Hilary Lewis-Nicol [Melrose]

Bremansu Osa-Andrews – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glorify the Everlasting King for committed people serving in the WAA. Intercede for guidance to do effective pioneering into Togo, Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon.
  • Thank God for the work opportunities for YfC in West Africa. Trust our Provider for a follow up person to replace Hilary as the Regional Director for WAA.

TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT DESK & SOUTHERN REGION [SR]

Training & Southern Region Director: EJ van As [Koekoes]

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank the Father for His faithfulness in providing for these departments so far. Pray for enough finances and resources to run the SR office and training department effectively, also pray for a full time secretary in the office.
  • Praise our Deliverer for a safe journey and a fruitful time in Lesotho last month. Bring the work being done to develop a good training programme unto Jesus.
  • Glorify the Everlasting King for committed people serving in the SR. Ask Him for favour in granting work and residence permits for EJ and Koekoes in Botswana.
  • Exalt God for good progress made with the SR finances to be handed to our auditor. Entrust the upcoming travels in August unto our Provider especially the trip to do a follow up in Mozambique.

LEADERSHIP & PIONEERING DESK

Leadership & Pioneering Director: David Kadalie [Denise]

Melissa Titus – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glorify God for a good trip to Ethiopia, Tanzania & Kenya recently. Pray for a good follow through on strategic plans and other commitments made.
  • We are grateful for how our Provider looks after us. Please entrust the upcoming Islands CDC in September unto Jesus for wisdom, provision and preparations.
  • Praise the Lord for faithful prayer & financial supporters. Submit the Kadalies’ as a family unto our Father, for good health to serve and daily provision, also safe travels.
  • Intercede for David for guidance in his regular writing of leadership and mentoring materials and for the completion of his next book.
  • Ask the Spirit for wisdom and provision for the countries or offices that twinned up with the 10 nations to pioneer them successfully. [Guinea – 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.

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.
  • Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance for JB as he serves on the International Board.
  • Exalt the Father that there is an improvement in Marina’s condition. Pray for complete healing for her, for provision for medical treatment and for JB’s health to continue to be good.

 

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 office space for the regional office and also a solution for the ongoing problems with internet service providers.
  • Pray for a vibrant youth ministry in every French speaking country.

EAST INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND REGION

Island Nations Director: Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

  • Praise the Lord for faithful staff and volunteers serving all over the Island Region. Trust HIM for wisdom and provision to pioneer Reunion, Seychelles and Nation C./Mayotte successfully, also for enough funds to do our ministry well.
  • Honour the Provider for sustaining the work on the islands. Pray that He will protect staff, volunteers and Board members who work on the islands.
  • Glorify our Father for the funds that already came in for the upcoming CDC in Mauritius. Keep on trusting our Provider for the remainder of the funds to come in so that all the delegates will attend.
  • Extol the Almighty for all the preparation work done in Mauritius for this important conference and the ALT meetings. Submit the rest of the organizing unto Christ – especially for wisdom for the trainers and the translators.

PRAYER DESK

Prayer Coordinator: Koekoes van As

  • Thank the Almighty One for Bremansu & Desiree who serve as Regional Prayer Coordinators.  Submit them unto God to for wisdom as they coordinate prayer efforts in their regions.
  • We are grateful for every prayer coordinator serving in Africa. Ask the Spirit for guidance for them and also ask for prayer coordinators for every country where YfC is working.
  • Admire the Father for prayer supporters carrying our ministry. Trust our Father to bless them and to add more prayer warriors to our ranks.

 YOUNG LEADERS [YL] DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Area Coordinator: Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

  • Admire God for the resources we have to run this programme. Pray that this 2 year young leader’s development programme will bear much fruit.
  • Honour our Father for His guidance to Anne. Intercede for her for wisdom in restructuring the YL Programme.
  • We are grateful for faithful young people in this programme. Ask Jesus to empower new graduates to stay committed and multiply themselves.
  • Trust our Father for African Young Leaders coordinators in all the countries YfC is working in.

 

G-21 NOW Regional Competency Development Conferences

4 Conferences to empower, motivate and mobilise staff of the different regions on the continent:

8-12 September 2013 Mauritius; February 2014 WAA & East Africa Region; Francophone Region later in 2014.

  • Rejoice with us for a fruitful conference in South Africa in November last year. Pray that the attendees to this conference will implement what they’ve heard.
  • Trust the Lord to give wisdom in organizing the other conferences.
  • We are grateful for the funds that came in already to host the Island CDC next month. Trust our Provider for enough finances to host this conference and that all the leaders from the different islands will attend – pray also for prepared hearts for the delegates; that the speakers will have the right messages and guidance for the organisers.

ANGOLA

National Director: Graciano Viliengue [Elisabeth]

Carlos Monteiro – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank Jesus for committed staff and volunteers. Pray for Graciano for guidance in his daily tasks.
  • We thank God for carrying our plans of last month through. Continue to pray that the YfC Angola team will continue to share Jesus with the youth of our nation.
  • Admire the Father for providing for us. Entrust our ministry needs unto our Deliverer and trust Him for a positive outcome of the court case regarding our property.
  • Praise the Lord for our national board members. Ask the Spirit for guidance for them and that we would be able to do training soon.

BENIN

National Director: Anthelm Souhouin [Florence]

Yves Ahoyo – Prayer Coordinator

  • 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.
  • 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

Koekoes van As – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Bless the Lord for good holiday programmes last month. Pray that all the young people doing the Follow-up Bible study programme will grow spiritually.
  • We are grateful for faithful Board Members. Ask for more members to be added and a fruitful meeting later this month.
  • Praise our Master for the lovely Youth Prayer walk on the 01 of July. Trust Him to prepare the hearts of people living in Oliphants Drift in order for them to react positively when Maruping and others bring the Gospel.
  • Thank Jesus for the good results of Potlako in her Early Childhood Development exams. Submit all the children at the Tapologo Day Care Centre unto God for good health and protection.

BURKINA FASO

Paul Kabore [Celestine]

  • Ask the 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 this 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 that it is going well at the Future Hope School in Gitega. Pray that it would be possible to open the Shammah medical clinic soon.
  • Glorify the King of kings for the progress in the construction of the primary school and clinic in Cibitoke. Pray that we would be able to complete all our building projects.
  • Thank Jesus for what He is doing in our nation. Ask our Provider for a reliable ministry vehicle.
  • We are grateful for faithful prayer and financial supporters. Intercede for our income generating projects to prosper.

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.

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.
  • Continue to pray for political stability in this country.

Nation C.

Brother N.

  • Praise Jesus for Madagascar’s willingness to pioneer Nation C. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Honour the Father  Brother N’s willingness to visit this nation on a regular basis. Ask that his upcoming visit will be fruitful, also pray for spiritual growth for all who’ve been reached and for safety of all the Brethren.
  • Intercede for Brother N for wisdom in selecting the right leader to attend the Islands CDC next month.

 

COTE D’IVOIRE [IVORY COAST]

Gaudens Gogo [Nicole]

  • Exalt the Prince of Peace for establishing political stability. Trust HIM for wisdom for political leaders to rebuild the country after the civil war.
  • Thank Jesus for faithful staff and some volunteers working in YfC under difficult circumstances. Pray that the ministry to street kids and prostitutes will bear fruit and that the literacy classes to girls will be effective.
  • Ask our Provider for enough funds for ministry, also personal support for all of us and a place to be used as an office.

 

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, for Levy in Goma and for a good relationship with local churches.
  • Ask God for more volunteers and staff members also people who can serve as National Board members.
  • Appreciate the Lord for opportunities to reach youth in DRC. Submit all our ministry needs unto Him.

ETHIOPIA

Alemtshay Yemane

Soloman – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for a fruitful time with David Kadalie. Intercede for all who attended to implement what they’ve heard.
  • Praise the Lord for committed staff and volunteers reaching the youth of Ethiopia.  Ask the Spirit to guide them in their daily tasks.
  • Thank the King of kings for provision for our ministry. Trust Him for enough finances to do effective youth ministry in Ethiopia.
  • Glorify the Lord for every opportunity to spread His Word. Bring the Leadership Team before the Throne of Grace for wisdom and guidance.

 

THE GAMBIA

Seal Sylvester Jammeh

  • We are grateful for local and foreign volunteers serving alongside us. Ask God for guidance for staff, volunteers and Board members.
  • Thank our Saviour for every opportunity we have to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Trust Him that we would be able to complete our building projects.
  • Bless the Lord for the impact on youth at the Zoe School. Submit all who heard the Gospel through us unto the Spirit for salvation and spiritual growth.
  • Glorify our Father for His faithfulness in more than one way to us. Intercede for wisdom for us as we want to be more involve in prison ministry this year.

GHANA

Patrick Yin Mahama

Bremansu Osa-Andrews – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour the Father for our efforts to pioneer Togo that is bearing fruit. Stand with us in prayer so that we would be able to help them to become self sustainable.
  • Praise the Almighty One for the successful Sports & Evangelism Festival earlier this year. Ask the Lord for provision so that we would be able to complete the Training Centre.
  • Admire Jesus for faithful Board members. Trust the Spirit for wisdom for the Working Committee who is in charges of programmes.
  • Appreciate the King of kings for the impact of our computer center in the lives of youth. Submit our need for new computers for this centre unto HIM.

GUINEA

Reuben Tamba Komba [Marie] – National Coordinator

  • Bring the upcoming parliamentary elections on 30 June in front of the Throne of Grace – peace before, during and after the elections.
  • Please pray for the political situation in Guinea. Pray that the government will have wisdom to handle the situation. Please pray for the family of YFC Guinea that the Lord will use us in this crisis to be a blessing to the nation.
  • We are grateful for a few faithful Board Members. Pray for guidance for them and that they will implement all that was decided on the last meeting.
  • Thank the Father for great harmony in the YfC team. Pray for committed volunteers to help us in ministry.

GUINEA BISSAU

Jose Augusto Bedeslei [Eugenia]

Emily Atkins [Jason] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glorify Jesus for the French, English and computer classes that are going well. Intercede for these students to see HIM and to walk in His footsteps.
  • Exalt God for ministry done at the Youth Centre.  Pray for a volunteer to develop a Sports Ministry in order to evangelise and disciple youth.
  • We are grateful for an active Board of Trustees. Submit the leaders of YfC Guinea-Bissau unto God for guidance and wisdom.
  • Praise the Lord for the YFC New Creations Workshop and all of the opportunities that it has had last year to partner with clean water projects. Pray that He would bring more projects like this so that the Gospel can spread all over our country.

KENYA

Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

Nyambura Kirubi – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank Jesus for the many lives that the Missions team already touched. Entrust our need for more prayer and financial supporters unto our Provider.
  • Glorify God for 3 qualified counselors who have volunteered to be on call for our centre. Stand with us in prayer for more Board members – that the people we approach will be more receptive.
  • Appreciate the Lord for the good results that we can see in the lives of the young people we are working with. Start trusting Him that the upcoming youth retreat, youth camp in Eldoret and the mission to Nakuru & Kisii by the Kibera team will be fruitful.
  • Praise the Father for faithful Board members, staff & volunteers. Intercede for good health and journey mercies for them and their families.

LESOTHO

LineoLekhotsa

  • Praise God for His protection and good health over staff and volunteers. Trust the Lord with us for more volunteers.
  • Honour Jesus for the fruitful visit of EJ, the RD. Intercede for many more to come into the Kingdom.
  • We are thankful for committed Board members. Ask for more members and that they will implement the Board training that E.J did last month.
  • Adore the Lord for His provision for our programmes. Submit the upcoming True Love Waits training unto Him.

LIBERIA

Augustine Fredericks [Veronica]

Theo Kloty [Queen] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glory to the Father for the progress made with the YfC Training Centre. Pray that we would be able to finish this project soon.
  • Thank God for effective Teen X Quiz programmes. Trust the Father to speak to youth in these meetings.
  • We are grateful that we can reach young people through television and radio programmes. Ask Jesus to give listeners and viewers open hearts for these messages.

MADAGASCAR

Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

Mamy Rabezoro [Andry] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Extol our Saviour for every opportunity we have to bring the Gospel to youth on this island. Trust Jesus that we will make good use of these opportunities.
  • Praise the Lord for faithful prayer and financial supporters. Intercede for Ravo for wisdom in his daily tasks and his responsibilities to organize the CDC for the island region.
  • Thank God for the funds that came in for some of the leaders to attend this CDC. Submit the outstanding funds unto our Provider.

MALAWI

Collins Machira – Prayer & Ministry Coordinator

  • Glorify our Father for open doors to preach the Gospel in Malawi. Stand with us in prayer for more volunteers and full time staff, also our August ministry plans.
  • We are grateful for our interim Board. Ask the Spirit for wisdom for them, that they will be committed to put into place a fully functional National Board.
  • We are grateful for some faithful people reaching youth through YfC. Trust our Provider for everything needed to do effective youth ministry.
  • Honor to God for His faithfulness in providing for our ministry in all areas. Pray for protection over the youth we work with that they will stay faithful to the Lord.

MALI

Jean Pierre Dabou [Adeline]

Emmanuel Dao – Prayer Coordinator

  • Please pray for political stability in our nation.
  • Bring Jean Pierre & Adeline to the Lord for wisdom and pray for guidance for the way forward in ministry.
  • Glorify Jesus for a few young leaders who are committed to reach youth. Intercede for Mali YfC – for more full time staff, volunteers and resources.
  • Praise the Lord for freedom to evangelise anywhere even though Christians are a minority group. Pray for the huge youth unemployment situation.

MAURITIUS

Cyril Palan [Monique]

Monique Palan [Cyril] – Prayer Coordinator

  • The next CDC and ALT meeting from 8 to 12 September 2013 will be in Mauritius. Ask our Provider for funds, organizational process, accommodation logistics and a good outcome of the Conference.
  • Honour God for a few committed National Board members. Trust Him for 2 more committed and visionary members to be added.
  • Glorify the Father for the Youth in Action music team. Intercede for good health for Gaetan, the basketball coach and for wisdom for him as the training programme starts soon.
  • Admire the King of kings for all the youth attending our programmes. Ask the Spirit to send more young people to attend our monthly Prayer & Fasting.

 

MOZAMBIQUE

Sergio Massinga – Contact person

Carlos Pedro Cumbane – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are thankful for the fruitful Kids’ Bible Story Club outreach last month and the lovely visits by 3 churches from South Africa. Trust the Spirit to remind all about their commitments and that they will stand strong in their new-found faith.
  • Thank God for the good camping ministry training that the Pfuka teams had recently. Ask Him to guide these 2 teams to implement what they’ve learned.
  • Praise the Lord that we could give 8 Audio Bibles to illiterate people. Pray that the upcoming Youth Camp will be successful.
  • Honour Jesus for His faithfulness to us in ministry. Intercede for guidance for staff and Board members and for a very effective General Assembly later this month.

NAMIBIA

Desiree Beukes [Stanley]- National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour Jesus eager young people in Rundu who want to team up and help with teenage pregnancy, alcohol and drug awareness campaigns. Pray that the STMT outreach later this month will go well.
  • We are grateful for many camps that used Hodygos Campsite. Continue to pray for wisdom for Stanley and Jojene running the camp site and for a fully booked August.
  • Glorify the Father for faithful National Board members. Bring them before the Throne of Grace for wisdom and guidance.
  • Praise the Lord for His love, protection, care & provision this month. Trust Him for an office assistant in YfC Namibia.

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 as they do ministry in schools and reaching out to Muslim kids in these schools.
  • We are grateful for every ministry opportunity. Trust Jesus for young leaders to be developed and for more volunteers to do ministry in YfC.


NIGERIA

Bukola Coast Ufeli

Raymond Lamai [Naomi] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Pray for guidance and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Cameroon successfully.
  • Extol the Almighty for His protection and grace upon staff, volunteers and board members. Ask Him for wisdom in their daily tasks.
  • We are grateful for the abstinence campaigns. Please intercede for teenagers to choose abstinence as a lifestyle and that all our efforts will bear fruit.
  • Honour Christ for effective Sports Ministry. Pray that the planned follow-up and discipleship programme will succeed.
  • Worship the Father for providing for our We Care Project. Commit Taiwo unto God for guidance in serving the orphans and vulnerable children.

 

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Brian Ngwenya

  • Thank God for good SA Leadership team meetings recently. Intercede for Brian and the SALT to have wisdom in their daily tasks.
  • Exalt our Creator for good ministry in July.  Ask the Father for guidance and resources as we work on a digital and online strategy to reach youth.
  • We are grateful for the Cyara and L’Abri campsites. Trust Jesus for spiritual growth for the Christian youth we are working with.
  • We are grateful for all openings in schools and communities. Pray for wisdom and favour as we rework our schools ministry strategies.

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.
  • Thank the Father for helping us with the survey among youth in high schools. Trust the Spirit for guidance to start a ministry in all 48 high schools on the island.
  • Honour the Father for the opening we have in a school in Majunga. Pray that this twice a week youth club will have a huge influence on the lives of the learners.
  • Bring our need to erect a Youth Centre at Le Tampon unto our Provider.
  • We are thankful for the opportunity to go to the CDC in Mauritius next month. Ask the Lord for the necessary funds to travel and that this time will be beneficial to all of us.

RODRIGUES ISLAND

Dickson Azie

Sephora & Debra – Prayer Coordinators

  • We are grateful for the opportunities we have to share the Good News with students. Ask our Father for transport so that we would reach even students.
  • Thank God for some students who trust us to share their problems. Trust Jesus for enough funds to do our ministry well, especially for all our leaders to attend the Island CDC in Mauritius next month.
  • Glorify Christ for our small functioning library. Bring our need to start an internet café here to our Provider.
  • We are planning a huge Gospel Concert in September. Intercede for us for guidance in choosing the singers and the organising of the event.

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.
  • Exalt the Father for the good medical results for Marina. Continue to pray that her spine will heal completely.
  • Glorify God for committed staff & volunteers serving in YfC Rwanda. Trust Him for enough funds and resources to do effective youth ministry.
  • Honour the Lord for 750 children attending the Kigali Christian School [KCK]. Continue to pray for spiritual growth for KCK learners.
  • We are thankful for the opportunity to host a conference for Young Leaders Alumni 5-12 August. Stand with us in prayer for the success of this conference.
  • Thank Jesus that women learn how to get self-sustained in the AAA programme. Pray that it would be possible that we can take 30 new women into this programme.

SENEGAL

National Director: Nino Mendy

  • Praise Jesus for our 3 young leaders reaching youth. Pray for more full time staff and volunteers.
  • We are grateful for a good prayer ministry. Ask the Holy Spirit to direct us to more young people who will stand in the gap with us and for us.
  • 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

Contact persons: Brian & Melissa Verdugo

  • Praise Jesus that the Informational meeting went well. Ask Him for guidance when we teach the Equipped to Serve course to school counselors 5-9 August.
  • Honour the Father for 7 National Board members. Trust the Spirit to prepare the hearts of students with disciplinary problems at the City Life Clubs 12-30 August.
  • Admire the Lord that we are now registered with the government as a NGO. Pray for more staff and volunteers and enough finances and resources to do our ministry well.
  • Bless the Almighty for good ministry opportunities where 4 people gave their live to Christ and 21 recommitted themselves unto HIM. Petition God for doors to open to do follow-up discipleship and on-going programmes at the rehab centre we spoke at.

SIERRA LEONE

Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

Favour Conteh – Prayer Coordinator

  • Salute Jesus with us that we can host a Youth Camp 19-24 August. Intercede for the young people to be able to attend and for prepared hearts to hear God’s Word.
  • We are grateful for fruitful opportunities to witness to people with a Muslim background. Stand with us in prayer for an increase of all our ministry points in the 12 districts in Sierra Leone.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for good recovery for Abu after a bout of malaria. Trust HIM that the students we are working with will have a desire to be obedient to God alone.
  • Honour the Father for good cooperation with schools in our ministry areas. Ask our Father for a spirit of unity and love among the staff of YfC SL.

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. Intercede for guidance for them to develop the ministry in this country.
  • Pray that a Board of Directors will be put together, also ask for a suitable place to be used as an office.

SWAZILAND

Bongani Dlamini [Khumbuh]

Khumbuh Dlamini [Bongani] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour the Father for faithful Board members. Submit them to the Father to take the work to the next level, also for more members.
  • Admire Jesus for Bongani and a few other willing volunteers who serve in Swaziland. Pray for wisdom for Bongani in his daily tasks.
  • Glorify God for His love and care and providing for our ministry. Intercede for volunteers and full time staff to join our ranks and for the funds to run the ministry well.
  • Bless the Lord for the recent fruitful visit from the Regional Director. Pray that we will implement all that was decided during this visit.

TANZANIA & ZANZIBAR

Ministry coordinator: Pascal Nyulahe [Esther]

Entrust the pioneering process of Zanzibar into

Esther Mtonga – Prayer Coordinator God’s hands, also favour with the government, as we need to register.

  • We are grateful for committed staff working together in unity. Intercede for guidance for Meiluth, as she takes on the children’s ministry.
  • Thank the Lord for safety for board members, staff & volunteers despite strong opposition between Islam & Christians. Bring our need for international and local volunteers before the Throne of Grace.
  • Praise the Lord a few faithful people supporting TYfC. Pray that the Women’s Empowerment programme will influence many women.
  • We are grateful for a fruitful time with David Kadalie. Intercede for all who attended to implement what they’ve heard.

TOGO

Guiles Estsi – Contact person

  • 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 continue here.
  • Thank the Lord for willing people serving on the National Board. Ask the Holy Spirit to direct them and for more people to serve here, also for the right people to serve as full time staff.
  • Trust God to help the volunteers in Kpalime to catch the vision to reach the youth of their nation and for more 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 for faithful staff reaching the youth of Uganda. Entrust our need for more volunteers in the Outreach & Counseling Department unto God.
  • We honour the Lord for the difference that the Starfish programme is making in the lives of youth. Trust the Father for excellence, wisdom and understanding for our children in this programme.
  • Bless the Faithful One for committed ministry partners. Ask HIM for enough funds to do our ministry well and also for more people to partner with us.
  • Appreciate the King of kings that we can give a safe place to pregnant teenagers and young mothers at Suubi & Mirembe houses. Please pray that the vocational training programme we are doing for the young moms will be effective.

ZAMBIA

John Kaniki [Florence] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for our National Board members.  Intercede for them for wisdom and ask for more members, also ask the Spirit for a person who can serve as ND as well as full time staff members and volunteers.
  • Praise the Lord for the income we receive from renting the house in Sekela Road. Trust our Provider for finances to cover ministry costs.
  • Thank God for wonderful ministry opportunities we had in July. Pray that volunteers and staff would be able to bring many young people unto our Lord.
  • Admire the Almighty One for effective HIV teachings done at a local high school and the open door that  Mpulungu YfC received there. Ask the Spirit for wisdom for us to use this opportunity to the maximum.

ZIMBABWE

Sheunesu Masuka [Susan]

Susan Masuka [Sheunesu] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Stand with us in prayer that the elections will be free and fair and that there will be peace during the post-election time.
  • Appreciate our Father for the Willow Park camp site and for the good camps we had in July. Pray that this facility will be fully utilised.
  • Glorify Jesus for faithful Board members. Pray for guidance for them in their daily tasks.
  • We are grateful for ongoing ministry. Intercede for all the young people we are working with so that they will stand strong in their faith.

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

 

‘There never was, and never will be a believing prayer unanswered.’                   

Robert Murray McCheyne