“….live a life worthy of the calling you have received.”               Ephesians 4:1b

YfCI AFRICA OFFICE

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

  • Praise Jesus for faithful staff in the area office and for good World Leadership team meetings for Hilary recently in America. Entrust Hilary, Charles, Danny & Riraqi to Him for wisdom, strength and good health to continue the work.
  • Thank God for committed people serving in YfC Africa. Approach Him for strength for them as they serve Him and ask for the salvation and discipleship of many youth on the continent.
  • We are grateful for the way the Lord is providing for ministry in Africa through local and international partners. Trust HIM for enough funds and resources to bring the Gospel to youth.
  • Please pray for the power and internet problems in Ghana to be solved so that the office can run smoothly.

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 & Abu Conteh

  • Thank Adonai for willing ALT members and their good health. Petition Him for a life of obedience, a deep relationship with Jesus and for good health.
  • Honour the Ancient of Days 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.
  • We are grateful for God’s faithful provision to the ALT. 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 them for guidance and wisdom in their daily tasks especially to implement what was decided at the last meetings.
  • Entrust our need for a liason person unto our Provider.

TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT DESK [TDD] & SOUTHERN REGION [SR]

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

  • Thank Abba Father for His faithfulness in providing for these departments. Pray for enough resources to run this office and training department effectively, for a full time secretary and an outcome regarding the office – the current owners want to sell the building.
  • Praise Jesus for the work done for the Entry Level Staff training. Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance with this training and for the preparations for Competency Development Conference [CDC] 2 in September in Madagascar.
  • Glorify God for a short break for Mpho and his family. Bring the upcoming World Servants outreach in Nelspruit unto Him.
  • Exalt our High Priest for a good trip for EJ to Mozambique and the good board training done there. Entrust his upcoming trip to Swaziland unto Him for wisdom, safety and good health.

EAST AFRICA REGION

East Africa Director: Jean Baptiste Mugarura [Marina]

  • Currently JB is on much needed family leave. Intercede for complete healing for Marina and for strength and stamina for JB and the rest of the family.
  • Bring David Kadalie & Anne Musya-Ngwiri, who are standing in for JB in his region, unto the Spirit for wisdom and guidance.
  • Appreciate the Holy One for strong ministry across the East Africa Region. Trust Him to enable staff, volunteers and board members to reach the youth of their nations.
  • Continue bringing the political unrest in Burundi unto Jesus, praying for the violence to stop and safety for citizens.

FRANCOPHONE REGION

Francophone Director: Josue Akowanou [Prisca]

  • Glorify God for good health for Josue, Prisca and the 2 boys. Trust HIM for strength, health, spiritual growth and financial provision for them.
  • Thank our Provider for providing for the Akowanou family. Submit his travelling plans in the region unto Him.
  • Pray that a vibrant YfC ministry will start and continue in every French speaking country.
  • Pray for peace and stability in this region especially against the extremist groups being very active, protection for people and changed hearts.

EAST INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND REGION

Island Nations Director: Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

  • Praise the Lord for faithful staff and volunters serving all over the Island Region. Trust HIM for wisdom and provision to pioneer Reunion and Nation C./Mayotte, also for enough funds to do their ministry well.
  • Honour the Father for every opportunity we have to proclaim the Gospel on the different islands. Pray that He will protect staff, volunteers and Board members who work here.
  • The next round of Competence Development Conferences will start in Madagascar in September. Entrust the organizing of this event unto God – venue, funding, speakers to come and their preparation, delegates to have the means to attend, etc.

WEST AFRICA ANGLOPHONE REGION [WAA]

West Africa Director: Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

  • Lift up in prayer the Ebola virus outbreak –, eradication of the disease, wisdom for the health workers, protection for people, opening up of borders, etc.
  • Bless the Lord for enabling Abu in his role as RD. Ask Him for guidance and wisdom in his daily tasks, to provide for him and for spiritual and physical protection.
  • Glorify the Everlasting King for committed people serving in the WAA. Intercede for the ND’s and Abu to be connected even if he can’t visit them due to the ban on traveling.

LEADERSHIP & PIONEERING DESK

Leadership & Pioneering Director: David Kadalie [Denise]

Mandy Carolus – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour our Provider for His faithfulness in providing for personal and ministry costs, especially the money that came in towards fixing our car. Ask for good health for the Kadalies, also enough finances to do ministry, also the remainder of the car-fixing money.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for sensible mentoring relationships David has. Intercede for the mentees to grow in their relationship with the Lord.
  • Bring praises to God for Mandy’s input in the ministry. Pray for her personal support to come in and for her family members to be close to our Saviour.
  • Praise Jesus for 3 people who completed their training on micro businesses in Bonnytoun informal settlement and that they started these businesses and attending David’s church. Entrust them unto God for success and to know the Lord.

PRAYER DESK

Prayer Coordinator: Koekoes van As [EJ]

  • Thank the Almighty One for Desiree who serves as Regional Prayer Coordinator for the SR. Submit her unto God for wisdom as she coordinates prayer efforts in that region.
  • We are grateful for every national prayer coordinator serving in Africa. Ask the Spirit for guidance for them; also ask for prayer coordinators for every YfC country in Africa.
  • 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/MINISTRY MULTIPLIERS

Area Coordinator: Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

  • We are grateful for the YL Co-ordinators from Uganda and Ethiopia who attended YEPT. Ask Jesus to enable staff or volunteers to develop this programme in other nations.
  • Exalt God for the exceptional home-grown YL programmes already in these 2 nations. Pray for continued YL programme growth in all Africa nations.
  • Honour our Father for His guidance to Anne. Intercede for her for wisdom in running the YL Programme and for the effective development of this programme.

ANGOLA

Arlindo Isaac Gole – Prayer Coordinator

  • Extol our Provider for His provision and protection to us in the past month. Pray that the youth we are working with will be obedient to the truth they hear from us.
  • Praise the Lord for committed national board members. Ask the Spirit to continue leading them and pray for a positive outcome of the court case regarding our farming property.
  • Thank Jesus for faithful staff and volunteers. Entrust their safety, protection and good health unto the Father, pray especially for Graciano who needs to travel to many cities in the country.

BENIN

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.
  • Appreciate the Lord for good ministry in schools. Trust HIM that the students we reached will be more willing to reach their peers.
  • We are grateful for a few committed Board members. Intercede for guidance for staff, board and volunteer so that the ministry can go forward even more.
  • Praise the Lord for the piece of land that we have. Ask our Provider for the development of this land into a training centre and ask for new office space.

BOTSWANA

Koekoes van As [EJ] – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Bless the Lord for the exemption permits of all foreign staff that were granted. Trust Jesus for a fruitful time for the South African team 4-10 July and for a successful outreach to the remote South last week of this month.
  • Exalt our Father for the renovations done on the roof and ceiling of the Tapologo Day Care Centre. Pray for protection for all children during the long school holiday. Pray that they will not get involve in harmful behavior.
  • We are thankful for 8 young people accepting the Lord during an outreach to Malotwana village. Intercede for spiritual growth for all the young people we are working with
  • Honour God for safety on the roads and good health to all staff. Continue to pray for travel mercies during this school holidays as most staff will travel for ministry.

BURKINA FASO

Paul Kabore [Celestine]

  • Trust the Prince of Peace for peace in the country and political stability, after the president resigned.
  • We are grateful for the smooth running of the primary & secondary education institution. Intercede for staff and teachers to make a positive impact in the lives of all the learners.
  • Honour Jesus for committed staff & volunteers in YfC Burkina Faso. Ask the Spirit to guide Paul, staff and volunteers in their daily tasks and for physical and spiritual well-being.
  • Praise God for a few willing National Board Members. Ask for renewed passion for them and for new committed members to be added.

BURUNDI

Freddy Tuyizere [Marie-Josee]

Marie-Josee Karerwa – Prayer Coordinator

  • Continue bringing Burundi‘s political stability unto Jesus, praying for the safety of citizens and wisdom for the government and opposition parties.
  • Praise God that the children at Bujumbura Future Hope School could finish their school year in the midst of severe political unstableness. Trust Him to enable us to open the Cibitoke Health Centre soon.
  • Glorify the King of kings for the effective discipleship programme for the pupils of 7th & 8th grade of Gitega Future Hope School. Intercede for Graciella and Thacien who are helping these children to grow strong in the Lord.
  • Exalt our Provider for the building work that is still going on at Makamba Future Hope School. Ask Him for the funds to complete the construction work at the schools in time for the start of the next school year in September.

CAMEROON

  • 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]

Yves Videssougni – Young Pioneer

  • Praise Jesus for Benin’s willingness to pioneer CAR and for Yves’s willingness to start up the work here. Pray that the doors of this country will be lifted up for the King of Glory to enter and for the pioneering to continue.
  • Ask the Spirit for wisdom to accurately communicate YfC vision in this country and that we would be able to do effective spiritual mapping of the area of ministry.
  • Continue to pray for political stability in this country and that reconciliation will take place after the civil war.

NATION C.

Brother N & M.

  • 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 good relations with some churches and missionaries on the islands. Ask for spiritual growth for all who’ve been reached and for safety of all the Brethren.
  • Thank God for the opportunity to reach students from this nation at university in Madagascar. Intercede for M. for strategies to bring the Gospel in a relevant way to these students.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Interim National Coordinator: Roger Vangu (Therese)

Celestin Mbungu – Prayer Coordinator

  • Pray for political stability in our nation, wisdom for the government.
  • Honour Jesus for 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

Amen Negash – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank the King of kings for sending Biruck and Getu to South Africa for the YEPT conference. Trust Him to raise up more people in Ethiopia to do pioneering inland as well as in neighbouring Somaliland.
  • Glorify the Lord for committed National Board members. Bring the current members to the Throne of Grace for guidance and pray for more dedicated people to join their ranks.
  • Praise Jesus for faithful supporters and the farming project we are getting in to. Entrust this project unto our Shepherd so that YfC EA will be self-sustainable and be able to do pioneering in other regions.
  • Entrust the Young Leaders Training Camp in July unto God – organizing of event, participants, funding, etc.

 

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Franklin Moses – Young Pioneer

  • Honour the Father for the efforts from YfC Guinea to pioneer this country. Bring Franklin to our Provider for everything needed to do the work here and to open up ways for him to do effective pioneering.

THE GAMBIA

Seal Sylvester Jammeh [Rose]

  • We are grateful for local and foreign volunteers serving alongside us. Ask God for guidance for staff, volunteers and Board members.
  • Bless the Lord for every opportunity we have to bring the Good News to schools in the country. Intercede for success in our adult literacy classes and that young people will practice what we taught them.
  • Glorify our Father for His faithfulness in more than one way to us. Pray that we would be able to develop our land into a multi-purpose centre.
  • Praise God for wonderful results at our Zoe school. Submit all the learners unto the Father for salvation and spiritual growth.

GHANA

Vida Humphrey – National Coordinator

  • Magnify the Almighty One for His faithfulness. Ask the Lord for provision so that we can do effective youth ministry and complete the buildings at the Training Centre.
  • Admire Jesus for committed Board members. Trust Him for guidance and wisdom for all of them.
  • We glorify God for every opportunity we have to bring the Gospel to youth. Pray for more full time staff & volunteers in the Cape Coast chapter.
  • Intercede for the outbreak of the Ebola virus to be stopped, wisdom for the Ministry of Health, healing for the affected, protection for all YfC associates and that we will grow closer to God.
  • Lift our nation before the Throne of Grace as we have presidential elections later this year especially ask for a peaceful time.
  • Stand with us in prayer for pioneering work to develop in Equatorial Guinea and for Franklin Moses’s involvement there.
  • We are grateful for faithful Board Members. Ask the Spirit for guidance as they minister alongside us.
  • Thank the Father for His provision. Pray that we will find suitable office space for our National Office.

GUINEA

Reuben Tamba Komba (Marie) – National Coordinator

  • Intercede for the outbreak of the Ebola virus to be stopped, wisdom for the Ministry of Health, healing for the affected, protection for all YfC associates and that we will grow closer to God.
  • Lift our nation before the Throne of Grace as we have presidential elections later this year especially ask for a peaceful time.
  • Stand with us in prayer for pioneering work to develop in Equatorial Guinea and for Franklin Moses’s involvement there.
  • We are grateful for faithful Board Members. Ask the Spirit for guidance as they minister alongside us.
  • Thank the Father for His provision. Pray that we will find suitable office space for our National Office.
  • Honour God for committed staff and volunteers. Trust Him to enable us to penetrate remote villages with the Gospel.

GUINEA BISSAU

Jose Augusto Bedeslei [Eugenia]

Celestino Moreira – Prayer Coordinator

  • Lift the Name of our Father up for staff & volunteers serving in YfC Guinea Bissau. Trust the Spirit to keep us obedient to His ways in all we do.
  • Glorify Jesus for the English course we present to young people. Intercede for these students to walk in His footsteps and for Christian teachers to teach here.
  • We are grateful for an active Board of Trustees. Submit them to God for guidance and wisdom and pray for protection against criminals.
  • Pray for a good solution to the problems with the teachers in schools in order to avoid teacher strikes.
  • Honour Jesus for a good time and safe travels for Anna to Canada. Commit our [email protected] celebrations unto Him in order for each event to serve its purpose.
  • Glorify Jesus for the young laborers responding to God’s call and participating in ministry outreaches to youth in schools and churches. Pray that Board members, staff & volunteers will hear and do exactly what God wants us to do.
  • Praise the Father for Kennedy, one of the Taraja Boys who is now a 4th year student pursuing his university degree. Trust God for a smooth new intake of street boys (7 to 11 years) into Taraja Boys Home from one of the social homes in the city.

KENYA

Anna Musya- Ngwiri [Gilbert]

 

Sharon Nafula – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour Jesus for a good time and safe travels for Anna to Canada. Commit our [email protected] celebrations unto Him in order for each event to serve its purpose.
  • Glorify Jesus for the young laborers responding to God’s call and participating in ministry outreaches to youth in schools and churches. Pray that Board members, staff & volunteers will hear and do exactly what God wants us to do.
  • Praise the Father for Kennedy, one of the Taraja Boys who is now a 4th year student pursuing his university degree. Trust God for a smooth new intake of street boys (7 to 11 years) into Taraja Boys Home from one of the social homes in the city.
  • Bless God for good sexuality teaching by a team of volunteers in Majengo, Isiolo, Nakuru, Kibera & Malindi. Pray for the teenagers in our country to abstain from sex and to take their education seriously in order to break the poverty chain.

LESOTHO

Lineo Lekhosta

  • Entrust our government unto the prince of Peace in order for complete political stability to return to Lesotho.
  • Honour Jesus for faithful staff, volunteers and Board members. Intercede for the current Board members to be committed and for more full time staff to help reaching the youth of Lesotho.
  • We are thankful for a good outreach we had recently. Ask Jesus to remind everyone what they’ve heard from us so that they will grow in their knowledge of God.
  • Praise God for the freedom of sharing the gospel openly. Pray for our movie outreach to be fruitful and ask Him to keep the homeless warm during the very cold season.
  • We are delighted that the Ebola restrictions were lifted from our country. Continue to intercede for no more new infections and healing for the affected.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for committed volunteers, Board and staff members. Trust Him to protect us and our loved ones from attracting Ebola and ask for comfort for the many people who lost family members.
  • Due to this disease our ministry suffers a lot. Pray for wisdom for us how to do our work in the midst of serious difficulty.

LIBERIA

Augustine Fredericks [Veronica]

Theo Kloty – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are delighted that the Ebola restrictions were lifted from our country. Continue to intercede for no more new infections and healing for the affected.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for committed volunteers, Board and staff members. Trust Him to protect us and our loved ones from attracting Ebola and ask for comfort for the many people who lost family members.
  • Due to this disease our ministry suffers a lot. Pray for wisdom for us how to do our work in the midst of serious difficulty.
  • Ask the Provider for provision for the many orphans due to the Ebola crisis.

MADAGASCAR

Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

Mamy Rabarison [Yves] – Prayer Coordinator

  • The next round of Competence Development Conferences will start in Madagascar in September. Entrust the organizing of this event unto God – venue, funding, speakers to come and their preparation, delegates to have the means to attend, etc.
  • Thank God for the funding received from Foundation of the Nations. Ask our Father to help us to put this money to good use in building the centre in Tana.
  • Extol our Saviour for the fruitful pionering of new YfC ministry going on in many cities all over the country. Intercede for us to complete our Phase 1 pioneering plan soon.
  • Exalt the Lord for effective volunteer mobilizing happening in YfC Tana. Trust the Spirit to enable them in the current discipleship programme for 35 volunteers.
  • Praise Jesus for many young people who committed their lives to Him recently. Pray for spiritual growth for these converts and that they will stand strong in their new-found faith.

MALAWI

Collins Machira – Prayer Coordinator

  • Please pray for us for someone to lead the ministry in YfC Malawi.
  • Ask for wisdom as we re-pioneer ministry in Malawi.
  • Submit all the flood-victims unto our Provider: provision, good health, accommodation, etc

MAURITIUS

Cyril Palan [Monique]

Monique Palan [Cyril] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour God for committed National Board members and Ministry leadership. Trust Him for wisdom for the Board in their daily tasks and guidance for Dylan who is in the process of taking over the leadership in YfC Mauritius.
  • Glorify the Father for all the resources we have to do ministry. Intercede for Monique and Cedric and the music training courses that they host.
  • Admire the King of kings for willing Young Leaders. Ask the Good Shepherd to keep them committed and to lead them in ministry.
  • Ascribe greatness to God for the Youth in Action group. Pray for them as well as the basketball team.

MOZAMBIQUE

Gildo Cuamba – Interim National Director

Carlos Pedro Cumbane – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are thankful for the leadership of the National Board & National Director. Trust the Bread of Life for guidance for them and for new board members to be added.
  • Thank God for the camp we had in Xai Xai at Maqueze with 50 secondary school learners. Intercede for spiritual growth for these students.
  • Praise the Lord for ongoing ministry in schools in Maputo. Ask Him for more volunteers in schools and for the discipleship programme.
  • We are grateful for the ministry opportunities we have. Entrust our need for a couple who can do ministry and maintenance at Bethel.

NAMIBIA

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour God for the opportunity to challenge 1400 school learners. Pray that they will continue to chew on the message they’ve heard and will make a decision for Jesus and be serious with their education.
  • We are grateful for our campsite and for the bookings we had in June. Pray that more groups will utilize this facility especially during the week.
  • Glorify the Father for a very successful Prayer Relay last month. Bring the July outreach in partnership with local churches before the Throne of Grace – safe travels, prepared hearts, etc.
  • Exalt our King for the couple who will run our Short Term Missionary Training programme. Pray for many young people to come for this training.
  • Intercede for an end to the extremist attacks on Christians and churches.
  • Praise the Lord for a few National Board of Trustees members. Intercede for them for wisdom and for new members to be added.
  • Appreciate the Father for volunteers who are doing youth ministry. Ask HIM to guide them, the staff and Ali as they reach the youth in Niger.
  • We are grateful for the YfC School and that children get education here. Trust the Spirit to enable teachers to bring children to Him and that the efforts to disciple youth in church youth groups will be fruitful.
  • We honour God for His faithfulness, especially during the December camp. Pray for continued provision and to remind youth about their decisions for Him.

NIGER

Moussa Hamini Ali ( Hadiza)

  • Intercede for an end to the extremist attacks on Christians and churches.
  • Praise the Lord for a few National Board of Trustees members. Intercede for them for wisdom and for new members to be added.
  • Appreciate the Father for volunteers who are doing youth ministry. Ask HIM to guide them, the staff and Ali as they reach the youth in Niger.
  • We are grateful for the YfC School and that children get education here. Trust the Spirit to enable teachers to bring children to Him and that the efforts to disciple youth in church youth groups will be fruitful.
  • We honour God for His faithfulness, especially during the December camp. Pray for continued provision and to remind youth about their decisions for Him.

NIGERIA

Bukola Coast Ufeli

  • Pray for guidance and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Cameroon successfully.
  • Bring the family, friends and associates of murdered Prof. Albert Ilemobade unto the Throne of Grace during their difficult time of mourning.
  • Extol the Almighty for extended work in new centres alongside existing centres. Ask Him for an effective Prefect Leadership seminar on the 15th of July and for good preparation of the upcoming holiday programmes.
  • Honour Christ for faithful board members, staff and volunteers. Entrust our need for more people to be added to our workforce.
  • Worship the Father for providing for YfC Nigeria. Pray for new ministry openings across the country.
  • We are grateful for lovely ministry to youth in schools and communities. Trust our Provider for offices rent in 6 locations and other funds and resources needed to do our ministry.

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Dean Edwall – National Director

  • Thank God for Chris Harding and the successful coaching training we had in George recently. Pray for the mentor coaches, coaching trainees and those being coached.
  • Exalt our Creator for a wonderful 24-hour prayer event YfC Knysa had. Entrust our need for a new boiler at Cyara Training Centre unto our Provider..
  • We are grateful for the national and centre Boards and the role they play. Intercede for them for wisdom and insight as they serve alongside us.
  • Bless the Father for on-going ministry in East London, Amathunzi, Mpumalanga, George and Kwa-Zulu Natal. Pray for all staff and volunteers to continue with the work they were called for.

 

REUNION

Contact person: Jacques Bougault [Annick]

  • 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.
  • Ask the Lord to guide us in everything we do, to have the right attitude and to take the right actions especially in the light of some false acquisitions being made.
  • Honour the Father for the openings we have in reaching youth. Intercede for the University Students Action and that we will have the right partners in this endeavour.

RODRIGUES ISLAND

Dickson Azie

Anne-Marie Begue [Gilbert] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for the opportunities we have to share the Good News with students. Ask our Father for obedience for these students to accept His Word.
  • Glorify Christ for our small functioning library. Bring our need for new office space, resources to do ministry and finances to our Provider.
  • Thank Jesus for a few faithful staff and volunteers doing youth ministry. Pray for more people to carry our ministry in prayer to the Throne of Grace.
  • Bless the Lord for adding a baby boy to Dickson and his wife. Entrust them as a family to God and for good health for mother and baby.

RWANDA

Jean Baptiste Mugarura [Marina]

Marina Mugarura – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask the Lord for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Exalt our Healer for comforting the Mugarura family during Marina’s illness. Intercede for complete healing for her and for strength and stamina for JB and the rest of the family.
  • Glorify God for committed staff & volunteers serving in YfC Rwanda. Trust Him for enough funds and resources to do effective youth ministry, especially another bus to transport the Kigali school children.
  • Bless Jesus for His faithfulness to us. Ask HIM for guidance for board members, staff, volunteers and associates to grow in our faith.
  • Honour the Father for the opportunity for the young leaders to go to Kenya later this month for an outreach. Pray for safe travels, prepared hearts and good health for them while there.
  • Our National Conference and 20th Ministry Anniversary will be next month. Submit the organizing of this event unto God, also for many to attend, etc.

SEYCHELLES

National Ministry Coordinators: Brian & Melissa Verdugo

Melissa Verdugo [Brian] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Give glory to the Lord for faithful staff & volunteers serving in YfC in Seychelles. Stand with us in prayer for more full time staff & volunteers to join our ranks so that we can extend Campus Life to more schools.
  • Lift Jesus up for some young people who gave their lives to Him. Pray for spiritual growth for them so that they will stand strong in their new-found faith.
  • Exalt our Provider for faithful prayer and financial supporters. Approach Him for potential staff who were identified – Theresa, Jude & Stefan.

 SIERRA LEONE

Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

Favour Conteh – Prayer Coordinator

  • Intercede for wisdom and guidance for our nation so that we would be able to completely get free from the Ebola infection and its influence on the lives of many.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for committed volunteers, Board and staff members. Ask the Lord of the harvest to connect us with more like-minded partners in reaching the youth of our nation.
  • Ascribe praises to the King of kings for carrying us through this month and a healthy baby girl born for Abu & Janet. Trust Him to enable all of us to reach youth like never before and to keep us safe, physical and spiritually.
  • Thank God for 72 students at the G-21 Vocational Training Centre. Pray that the message of abstinence that we are taking to the schools will be effective.
  • Glorify the Father for enabling us to do youth programmes and training under difficult circumstances. Continue to lay all our ministry needs in front of Him.

SOUTH SUDAN

Clement Sekoto & Mathias Mulumba – Young Pioneers

  • Pray for political & economic stability – wisdom for the government and a spirit of cooperation among the citizens.
  • Praise Jesus for Clement & Mathias’ willingness to pioneer South Sudan. Trust God for suitable partners in doing youth evangelism and discipleship programmes in South Sudan.
  • Ask Jehovah Jireh for everything needed to pioneer this country and for safety for the pioneers as they bring the Gospel in a hostile environment.
  • Honour the Father for a successful sports and life skills training of 17 volunteers in June and for the good partnership between YfC Swaziland and the National Olympic Committee. Trust Him to lead our volunteers who attended the sports training to set up “YFC Sports for all Centres” in their communities.
  • Bless the Lord for our fully functional office. Ask the Spirit for guidance as we continue to reach young people with the Gospel in Swaziland.
  • We are grateful that we got land where we can build our own youth centre. Trust our Provider to sort out the issues that is a hindrance in developing the place.
  • Worship the Saviour for the partnerships we have with some churches and those who start to understand YfC. Bring our need for more volunteers and resources for the ministry in Swaziland unto Jesus.

SWAZILAND

Bongani Dlamini [Khumbuh]

Thobile Motsa-Soita (Stephen)

  • Honour the Father for a successful sports and life skills training of 17 volunteers in June and for the good partnership between YfC Swaziland and the National Olympic Committee. Trust Him to lead our volunteers who attended the sports training to set up “YFC Sports for all Centres” in their communities.
  • Bless the Lord for our fully functional office. Ask the Spirit for guidance as we continue to reach young people with the Gospel in Swaziland.
  • We are grateful that we got land where we can build our own youth centre. Trust our Provider to sort out the issues that is a hindrance in developing the place.
  • Worship the Saviour for the partnerships we have with some churches and those who start to understand YfC. Bring our need for more volunteers and resources for the ministry in Swaziland unto Jesus.

TANZANIA & ZANZIBAR

Ministry coordinator – Pascal Nyulahe [ Esther ]

Esther Mtonga – Prayer Coordinator

  • Pascal & Esther’s son Clifton was diagnosed with Hodgkins disease. Pray for complete healing for him, for strength for his parents and provision for everything needed.
  • Entrust the pioneering process of Zanzibar into 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 all of them in their daily tasks and ask for more international and local volunteers to be added.
  • Thank the Lord for very committed board members. Bring them before the Throne of Grace for wisdom as they serve alongside us.
  • Extol the King of king for the difference our school is making in the lives of students. Pray that the students will draw closer to Him and wisdom for the teachers in dealing with them.

TOGO

Guiles Estsi – Contact person

  • Thank the Lord for willing people serving on an YfC committee. Ask the Holy Spirit to direct them to people who can serve as National Board members.
  • Honour the Father for enabling Josue to visit Togo recently. Trust God for the right people to serve as full time staff.

UGANDA

Miriam Koote

Petua Nankya – Prayer Coordinator

  • Ask Him for wisdom and provision so that we would be able to pioneer Southern Sudan successfully and for the involvement of Mathias & Clement in this effort.
  • Glorify God for good working relations with local churches. Entrust our continuous working together unto God and for more unity among all the churches.
  • Praise our Provider for looking after us and the commitment from Board members, staff and volunteers. Trust Him to continue to provide everything needed for ministry.
  • Appreciate the Father that Mirembe and Suubi Houses can give a safe place to girls in difficult circumstances. Pray for wisdom for the staff who gives council and help these girls becoming the women God wants them to be.
  • We want to sell one of our properties to buy a bigger place. Ask the Spirit to intervene with the bureaucracy, lead us to the right place and provide enough finances to buy.

ZAMBIA

John Kaniki [ Florence] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Praise our Provider for His faithfulness. Trust Him to help YfC Zambia to be on the cutting edge in doing evangelism, Discipleship, social involvement and leadership development.
  • Admire the Almighty One for willing members in the National Board. Ask Jesus for wisdom and guidance for all the members as they serve alongside us.
  • Thank the Lord for 20 young people who started prayer triplets. Intercede for these young to influence their peers through their prayers.
  • Appreciate God for the campers who made use of our camp site during June. Ask Him for more campers to utilize our facilities.
  • Glorify Jesus for His prayer, financial and material provision to YfC Zim. Stand with us in prayer for resources for the Bulawayo Centre.
  • Bless the Lord for committed staff, volunteers and board members. Intercede for guidance for all of them as they do their daily tasks and for good health during the winter.

ZIMBABWE

Sheunesu Masuka [Susan]

Susan Masuka (Sheunesu) – Prayer Coordinator

  • Appreciate God for the campers who made use of our camp site during June. Ask Him for more campers to utilize our facilities.
  • Glorify Jesus for His prayer, financial and material provision to YfC Zim. Stand with us in prayer for resources for the Bulawayo Centre.
  • Bless the Lord for committed staff, volunteers and board members. Intercede for guidance for all of them as they do their daily tasks and for good health during the winter.
  • Honour the Father for young people who re-dedicate their lives to Him and for those who committed themselves to Christ. Pray for spiritual growth for all the young people we are working with.

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,

Africa Prayer Team