“Put your hope in God.”              Psalm 42:5b

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 & Martha to Jesus for wisdom in their daily tasks.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for safe travels for Hilary last month to the USA for the World Leadership [WLT] meetings. 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 & 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 in their daily tasks.

TRAINING DEPARTMENT

Training Director: David Kadalie [Denise]

Melissa Titus – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glorify God for those who give sacrificially for the Kadalies’ ministry. Trust our Provider for an increase in personal and ministry support.
  • Praise the Lord for the opportunity for David & Denise to go on furlough.  Intercede for them to rest and to be refreshed in their spirits.
  • Honour the Father for a healthy baby for Melissa and her husband. Ask Him for good health for mother and baby.

WEST AFRICA ANGLOPHONE REGION

West Africa Director: Hilary Lewis-Nicol [Melrose]

Bremansu Osa-Andrews – Prayer Coordinator

  • Admire Jehovah Jireh for providing everything Hilary and his family need. Entrust the much needed residential permits unto Him.
  • Glorify the Everlasting King for committed people serving here. 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 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.
  • Ask the Holy Spirit for guidance for JB as he serves on the International Board.
  • Exalt the Father for a fruitful time for JB in the USA. Pray for spiritual and physical protection, also for good health for the Mugarura family.

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 God for a good visit to Namibia last month.  Submit the upcoming CDC Conference in Magaliesburg unto God, safe travels for all, messages of speakers to touch hearts, etc.
  • Thank the Father 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 here. Ask Jesus for guidance for EJ, all ND’s and coordinators in their daily tasks.

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 all staff, volunteers and Board members who work with YFC on the different islands.
  • Glorify our Father for many open doors for ministry. Ask Him for wisdom for Ravo in his daily tasks.
  • We are grateful for Brian and Melissa Verdugo’s involvement in pioneering YFC in the Seychelles. Submit their work unto our Provider.

YOUNG LEADERS [YL] DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

  • Admire God for the resources we have to run this programme. Pray that this 2 year young leaders 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.

 

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 in the various nations.
  • Ask God for wisdom for the countries or offices that twinned up with these 10 nations. [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.
  • We are grateful for the progress made in this project. Trust our Provider for funds to execute pioneering; and 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; February 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.
  • We are grateful for the way God provides for the Southern Africa Conference this far. Submit the organising and the preparations of this conference unto Him, wisdom and guidance for those who need it, safe travels for all, good health, etc.
  • Ask the Holy Spirit to give His messages to the guest speakers and prepare the hearts of the listeners.

ANGOLA

Graciano Viliengue [Elisabeth]

Carlos Monteiro – Prayer Coordinator

  • Admire the Father for providing for us. Submit staff, volunteers, board members unto Him that even if we are tired we will continue to press on to the end.
  • We are grateful for everything we could accomplish in October. Continue to pray that more young people will come to know the Lord through our ministry especially the success of the Youth Camp in January 2013.
  • Thank the Almighty One for committed staff, volunteers and board members. Entrust the upcoming Competence Development Conference in South Africa unto our Deliverer so that it will be a fruitful time for us.
  • Thank God for the operation of Graciano that went well. Pray for complete healing for him.

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.
  • 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 protecting Em, Sebastian, Jiska and Deborah in a recent car accident. Pray for the Competency & Development Conference later this month in South Africa. Pray for the success of this conference and that we will implement what we learn.
  • We are grateful for the successful holiday program we had with the standard 7 students who are done with primary school. Pray that they will implement what they’ve heard and that they will know the Lord Jesus.
  • Praise our Master for good working relations between us and schools in Mochudi and Gaborone. Trust the Lord for good results for those writing exams.
  • Pray for Summer Camp next month. For the sponsors, young leaders and transport for campers.

BURKINA FASO

Paul Kabore [Celestine]

  • We are grateful for our board members. 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 for a successful opening ceremony of the Gitega International Academy. Stand with us in prayer for the clinic in Gitega to open in January 2013.
  • Glorify the King of kings for the progress in the construction of the primary school and clinic in Cibitoke. Pray for Claudine, a new volunteer who joined our staff in Bujumbura.
  • Bless the Lord for wonderful visits of friends and colleagues from all over the world. Trust Jesus that the solar power at Gitega International Academy will work 100%.
  • Thank Jesus for healing many of our children who suffered from illnesses. Ask our Provider for enough funds to buy a ministry vehicle and cover ministry costs.  

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.
  • 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 the air ticket provided by a church so that N. can visit this nation. Ask for provision for all outstanding finances to cover his costs for his next visit.
  • 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 and for safety of all the Brethren.

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 the air ticket provided by a church so that N. can visit this nation. Ask for provision for all outstanding finances to cover his costs for his next visit.
  • 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 and for safety of all the Brethren.

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, 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.
  • 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 to spread His Word. Bring the Leadership Team before the Throne of Grace for wisdom and guidance in their daily tasks.

THE GAMBIA

Seal Sylvester Jammeh

  • We are grateful for a volunteer from New Zealand who is helping with the Assembly Training they organize from time to time for parliamentarians. Ask the Spirit to speak into the lives of these parliamentarians.
  • Thank our Saviour for the financial assistance we got to raise the foundations of the Youth Centre. Trust Him that we would be able to complete this building.
  • Bless the Lord for the few committed Board members who are helping us in ministry. Submit them unto Him for guidance and wisdom in their daily tasks.

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.

GUINEA

Reuben Tamba Komba [Marie] – National Coordinator

Mathias Teepa Bumie – Prayer Coordinator

  • Bring the upcoming legislative elections in December before the Prince of peace – that the government and the opposition will come to a consensus over the leadership of the electoral commission
  • Admire the Holy One for a successful month of ministry to young people in Guinea. Ask the Lord of the harvest for young people who will reach their peers in all the regions we are working in.
  • We are grateful for e few committed Board Members. Pray that they will receive guidance from God for their ministry with YfC.
  • Pray for a suitable replacement for the current prayer and school coordinator who will be stepping down at the end of this year.

GUINEA BISSAU

Jose Augusto Bedeslei [Eugenia]– National Coordinator

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 supplying the financial needs of the Youth Centre.  Pray for staff and volunteers to be healthy and to be focused on what the Lord called them to do.
  • We are grateful for an active Board of Trustees. Submit them unto the Lord for guidance as they serve alongside us.

KENYA

Anne Musya-Ngwiri [Gilbert]

Nyambura Kirubi – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank Jesus for the Board and committees who are serving faithfully. Entrust the Form 4 students in the Taraja House unto the Spirit for guidance when they write their exams.
  • 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; pray especially that the Fundraiser later this month will be successful.
  • Praise the Lord for the staff and volunteers serving in the ministry and for the work they are doing. Commit our need for volunteers/interns to serve next year for a year of ministry with us into the hands of the Father.
  • We are grateful for the Bible study group for criminals in the Kibera slums. Intercede for them to be transformed to the likeness of Christ.

LESOTHO

LineoLekhotsa – National Director

Delrine Pritiviraj – Prayer coordinator

  • Honour God for the commitment of our staff and board members, even though they sometimes face challenges. Pray that Lineo and the staff will be a blessing to the youth of Lesotho.
  • Thank God for providing the day to day cost of our office. Pray that those in authority in our government will not fail to obey God.
  • Thank God that we can share Him in a global mission with pastors. Pray for us as we prepare for the Competency Conference.

LIBERIA

Augustine Fredericks – Coordinator [Veronica]

Theo Kloty [Queen] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glory to the Father for giving a healthy boy on the 2nd of October to Theo & Queen. Start to pray with us for the Youth camp taking place in December especially parents support for the camp.
  • Thank God for the chance to re-launch the Teen Quiz programme. Trust the Father to enable the youth to be students of the Word. 
  • We are grateful for the foundation of the Youth Centre that was laid with the help of YFC Canada and ex-soldiers whoa re volunteering with us. Ask Jesus that we would be able to help these ex-soldiers and that they will make a positive contribution in the community.

MADAGASCAR

Ravo Maharavo Fetra [Lalasoa]

Mamy Rabezoro [Andry] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Extol our Saviour for all the openings we have in schools. Trust Jesus for successful launch of the school ministry in all the provinces.
  • Praise the Lord for new board members and volunteers who joined our ranks. Please pray for effective board training and that the new members will understand their role.
  • Thank God for good outreaches in Antsirabe.  Submit the launch of the ESG English teaching in Antsirabe unto God.
  • Glorify the Lord for His provision despite the various hassles we face. Pray for God’s protection over the staff and the ministry in this time of insecurity in Madagascar.

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 our national Board. Ask the Spirit for wisdom for them.
  • Thank our Lord for yet another month of ministry opportunities we have. Submit our October plans before HIM.
  • Pray for the team of Malawi preparing to go to the Competency Conference. Pray that all passports will be done in time and we will have the necessary finances for transport to SA.

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 & Vicky – Prayer Coordinators

  • 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 Jesus for committed staff. 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, especially some personal support. Ask Him to provide enough finances to cover ministry costs.
  • Glorify the Father for the 9 year old Charle who led children in Manavene to Christ. Intercede for guidance for our Board members and for new ones to be added.
  • Honour Jesus for good partners for the JEC schools. Pray that these schools will have a huge impact on the lives of many orphans in Mozambique.
  • Praise the Lord for His love, care & protection over us and our ministry. Entrust the upcoming Competency training in Magaliesburg, RSA unto our King and for safe travels there and back.

NAMIBIA

Stanley Beukes [Desiree]

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour Jesus for good board training we had. Trust Him that the YFC staff, volunteers and board members will work together as one team.
  • We are grateful for the income that we receive from the campsite. Continue to pray for more groups to make use of our facility and pray for wisdom for Stanley and Jojene running the camp site.
  • Praise the Lord for 30 young people who showed up for our introductory Choose to Wait meeting. Intercede for these young people to be faithful in their decisions to stay sexually pure.
  • Glorify the Father for upcoming Summer Camp. We trust the Lord for 250 young people. Pray for Fire leading this year’s camp.

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 Niger. 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 of Board members, 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.
  • Admire God for a good Board retreat last month. 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 enough funds to cover ministry costs throughout the country.
  • We are grateful for provision this past month. Commit the Cyara team unto our Provider for wisdom as they prepare for the CDC’12 conference and also start praying for their preparations for Youth Week in January.
  • Glorify the King of kings for the opportunities we have in reaching the youth of South Africa.  Pray that they will be obedient to the truth they hear from us, pray especially for the Youth Event in Mafikeng to be fruitful.

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.

RODRIGUES ISLAND

National Director: Dickson Azie

Sephora & Debra – Prayer Coordinators

  • 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 Rodriguez.
  • We are grateful for the lovely work staff and volunteers are doing in YfC Rodriguez. Trust the Lord for enough finances and resources to do effective youth ministry.

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.
  • 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 new water tanks. 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 the development in the Seychelles pioneering process. Continue to entrust it into God’s hands.
  • Honour the Father for Brian & Melissa Verdugo’s input regarding ministry development on the island. Intercede for them for wisdom and guidance regarding youth work in the Seychelles.
  • Glorify the Almighty One for several contacts already made here. Pray that many prayer partners would be raised up to stand in the gap for ministry on these islands.

SIERRA LEONE

Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

Favour Conteh – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank God for a very successful Youth Camp recently. Intercede for successful leadership training for prison officers later this month.
  • Salute Jesus with us for His provision this past month. Pray that He will provide everything needed to do ministry in November.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for the opportunities we have to bring the Gospel to the youth of our nation. Trust HIM for a successful Cotton Tree event later this month where we want to mobilise over 100 youth.
  • Honour the Father for faithful staff & volunteers. Ask for complete restoration of Abu’s health and also pray for John a young friend who faces serious spiritual challenges.

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 this country.

SWAZILAND

National Director: Bongani Dlamini [Khumbuh]

Khumbuh Dlamini [Bongani] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Glory to God for lovely ministry opportunities we had in October. Submit our November ministry plans to the Lord and ask Him to empower us to do it faithfully.
  • 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.
  • We are grateful for good times with all our visitors. Intercede for staff, volunteers and Board members for guidance and wisdom in their daily ministry.
  • Praise the Lord that we could identify Mwanza, Kigoma and Zanzibar as places to pioneer. Pray that we would be able to start implementing programs and ask for team workers residing in those places.
  • 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.

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 and ask for peace and stability in Uganda.
  • Glorify God that we could reach 2 818 young people of whom 212 gave their lives to Christ and 786 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 expanding our services in families through operation Hannah. Trust the Father for excellence, wisdom and understanding for our children in the Starfish Scholarship Programme.
  • Honour 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 for normal deliveries for the teenagers in our care. Please pray for more opportunities in schools and communities.

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 and that we would be able to travel to South Africa for the Competency Conference.
  • Admire the Almighty One for the opportunities YFC Mpulungu have in brining the Gospel to youth. Entrust the Stemmet family and their colleagues unto the Lord.
  • Thank God for a few committed volunteers. Pray that the Road Map for ministry from now to February 2013 will help us to evaluate our ministry.

ZIMBABWE

Sheunesu Masuka [Susan]

Susan Masuka [Sheunesu] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Appreciate our Father for keeping us and the YFC properties safe. Pray that God will keep YFC Zimbabwe true in serving our nation with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and that we will have the necessary resources to do it.
  • Glorify Jesus for faithful Board members. Pray that our young people will grow spiritually and that they will be serious with their studies as they go into exam time.
  • We are grateful for all our ministry opportunities. Intercede for our water situation to be resolved and for a good rainy season for Zimbabwe this year.
  • Thank the Lord for being Ebenezer to us. Trust Him for enough people to make us of the Willow park campsite, also that we would be able to do some crucial renovations and for 2 persons to serve as campsite managers.
  • Submit the upcoming Competence Development Conference in SA unto God, finances to attend, safe travels, etc.

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

 

‘What man is on his knees before God, that he is – no more, no less.’                     Robert Murray McCheyne