“Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.”             Acts 10:4(b)

 

YfCI AFRICA OFFICE

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

  • Praise Jesus for committed staff in the Area Office. Entrust Hilary, Lois, Charles, Sylvester & Danny to Jesus for wisdom in their daily tasks, pray especially for good World Leadership meetings for Hilary 14-16 October in the USA.
  • Appreciate our King for safe travels for Hilary last month. Pray for a successful charity dinner on the 06th October.
  • Thank God for faithful people serving in YfC Africa. Approach Him for a positive outcome for countries that face ministry/governance challenges.
  • 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.

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 Adonai 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 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.
  • Trust our Provider for finances enabling them to attend ALT meetings and to visit the nations in their regions, also for safe travels.
  • Glorify the Father for good ALT meetings in Mauritius last month. Intercede for the ALT for guidance and wisdom in their daily tasks especially for to implement what were decided on the last meetings.
  • 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 El-Roi for the work opportunities for YfC in West Africa.
  • Trust the Spirit to prepare the follow up person to replace Hilary as the Regional Director for WAA.

WEST AFRICA ANGLOPHONE REGION [WAA]

West Africa Director: Hilary Lewis-Nicol [Melrose]

  • 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 El-Roi for the work opportunities for YfC in West Africa.
  • Trust the Spirit to prepare the 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 Abba 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 progress made in developing these departments further. Submit training and development plans for the nations unto God.
  • Glorify the First and the Last for committed people serving in the SR. Bring the changes in the SR Region unto Jesus and that it will have a positive impact.
  • Exalt our High Priest for temporary permits for EJ & Koekoes to stay in Botswana. Entrust the granting of permanent permits unto our Shepherd.

LEADERSHIP & PIONEERING DESK

Leadership & Pioneering Director: David Kadalie [Denise]

Melissa Titus [Miles] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful to our Provider for a very successful Islands CDC last month. Take each delegate unto our Teacher so that they will fully implement what they’ve heard.
  • Praise the Master for faithful prayer & financial supporters. Pray that He will replace all that was recently stolen from the Kadalies and Melissa, also for good health, daily provision and a good pick-up truck for ministry purposes.
  • Thank God for development in pioneering Seychelles & Nation C. Intercede for David for guidance in his regular writing of leadership and mentoring materials and for the completion of his next book.
  • Glorify our Maker that the Malagasy music CD is successfully completed and being distributed. 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 them.
  • 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 Lalasoa’s involvement with the Regional funds development and the improvement of the situation. Pray that He will protect staff, volunteers and Board members who work on the islands.
  • Glorify our Father for the very effective Islands CDC in Mauritius last month. Trust the Spirit to enable all who attended to implement what they decided at the conference.

PRAYER DESK

Prayer Coordinator: Koekoes van As

  • Thank the Almighty One for Desiree who serves as Regional Prayer Coordinator for the SR.  Submit her unto God to for wisdom as she coordinates prayer efforts in the region.
  • We are grateful for every national 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/MINISTRY MULTIPLIERS

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 and for effective development.
  • 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:

7-13 February 2014 WAA & East Africa Region and Francophone Region  later in 2014.

  • Trust the Lord to give wisdom in organizing the other conferences.
  • Rejoice with us for a fruitful conference in South Africa in November last year and the one for the Islands last month. Pray that the attendees to these conferences will implement what they’ve heard.

ANGOLA

National Director: Graciano Viliengue [Elisabeth]

Carlos Monteiro – Prayer Coordinator

  • Thank Jesus for committed staff and volunteers. Pray for Graciano, staff & volunteers – for guidance in their daily tasks and for more opportunities to reach the youth of our nation.
  • We thank God for carrying our plans of last month through. Stand with us in prayer for good places to host our kids, teen and youth camps.
  • 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 [EJ] – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Bless the Lord for a good outreach to Mahalapye last month. Pray for salvation & spiritual growth for all the youth we are working with.
  • We are grateful for faithful Board Meeting last months. Ask for more members to be added and wisdom for the current ones and that the upcoming meeting on the 22nd will be productive.
  • Praise our Master for giving us good health. Trust Him to give us wisdom in organizing the ROAR Summer Camp first week in December.
  • Thank Yahweh- Jireh for the vehicle He blessed YfCB with and for safety on the roads in- and outside Botswana. Submit the Youth Missions Explosion on the 14th unto God – prepared & obedient hearts.

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  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.
  • We are grateful for the opportunity for some staff to attend the Islands CDC in Mauritius last month. Intercede for them to implement what they’ve decided.

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

  • Pray for political stability in our nation.
  • 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

  • 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

  • Honour the Father for our efforts to pioneer Togo that is bearing fruit. Stand with us in prayer for the means to be able to help them to become self sustainable.
  • Magnify the Almighty One for the successful Sports & Evangelism Festival earlier this year. Ask the Lord for provision so that we can do effective youth ministry.
  • Admire Jesus for faithful Board members. Trust the Spirit for wisdom for them in their daily tasks.
  • We glorify God for every opportunity we have to bring the Gospel to youth. Entrust our need for a coordinator for Accra and for the reconstitution of the Accra regional board.

GUINEA

Reuben Tamba Komba [Marie] – National Coordinator

  • We honour Jesus for good elections recently. Please pray that the post-election time will be peaceful and be beneficiary to all citizens.
  • We are grateful for a few faithful Board Members. Ask the Spirit 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.
  • We submitted a few proposals. Stand with us in prayer for a favourable outcome for these.

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]

Sharon Nafula – Prayer Coordinator

  • Please pray for our government for wisdom after the terrorist attack at a shopping centre not far from our office. 70 people were killed, also pray for their loved ones and for emotional and physical healing for all who need it.
  • Thank Jesus for the matching fund grant to implement Worth the Wait abstinence programme in 5 counties for a one year period. Trust our Provider for success as we raise funds locally and that the refresher fundraising training next month will be beneficiary.
  • Glorify God for committed Board members standing with us in ministry. Stand with us in prayer for a fruitful outreach to Rwanda, for His provision, safe travels and prepared hearts.
  • Appreciate the Lord for the love and care for boys at the Taraja Boys Home. Commit the boys who are busy with their exams unto HIM and for strength and provision to the staff working here.
  • Praise the Father for faithful staff & volunteers. Intercede for guidance for the Rehabilitation Centre’s staff as they deal with teenagers in difficult circumstances.

LESOTHO

Lineo Lekhotsa

  • Praise God for the gift of life. Entrust the young people of our nation unto the Lord, many are into satanism.
  • Honour Jesus for the programmes we have to reach youth. Intercede for more staff to come on board with us.
  • We are thankful for God’s protection over our families, staff, Board members and the office. Ask for good relationships between staff and Board members.
  • Adore the Lord for His provision for our ministry. Submit the wife of our Board Chairperson unto our Healer, as she struggles with her health.

LIBERIA

Augustine Fredericks [Veronica]

Theo Kloty [Queen] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Start to pray now already for peaceful elections next year.
  • Glory to the Father for faithful staff and volunteers. Pray that the Young Leaders recruitment exercise will be effective.
  • Thank God for a few committed Board members. Trust the Father for new National members as well as for the Montserrado Chapter.
  • We are grateful for all the open doors in our country to present the Gospel. Ask Jesus for wisdom for Dawn Rike and his team as they want to start a Skills Training programme.
  • Entrust Augustine’s planned trip to Sierra Leone unto our Shepherd.

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 to give us favour as we work on plans to have the YfC land in Moramanga registered in our name.
  • Praise the Lord for faithful prayer and financial supporters. Entrust our fundraising efforts unto our Provider so that we have enough funds to do ministry.
  • Thank God for the wonderful opportunity to attend the Island CDC last month. Submit the action plans taken there unto our King so that we would be able to implement them.
  • We are grateful for the opportunity to be socially involved at the Antananarivo prison in November. Trust our Helper for second hand clothes, noodles, soaps etc. for the 110 juveniles.

MALAWI

Collins Machira – Prayer & Ministry Coordinator

  • Glorify our Father for opening up an opportunity to be engaged in sports ministry. Stand with us in prayer for more volunteers and full time staff, also our October 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 a place where we can meet for free to do our ministry. Trust our Provider for everything needed to do effective youth evangelism.
  • Honor to God for His faithfulness in providing for our ministry in all areas. Pray for protection over the youth we work with and 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

  • Exalt the Faithful One for a fruitful ALT meeting and very successful CDC hosted by Mauritius YfC last month. Ask the Spirit to remind us  about the teachings and to help us to implement what we’ve heard.
  • Honour God for committed National Board members and their input and hard work during the conference . Trust Him for guidance and discernment for the Board  in their daily tasks.
  • Glorify the Father for all the resources He blessed us with. Intercede for Cyril, Monique,  Dylan and the other leaders to take our ministry to the next level.
  • Admire the King of kings for all the youth attending our programmes. Ask the Good Shepherd for more young people to attend our programmes.

 

MOZAMBIQUE

Sergio Massinga – Contact person

Carlos Pedro Cumbane – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are thankful for good progress on the buildings at Bethel, Hope House & Gaza office. Trust the Bread of Life for more audio Bibles in Tsonga language.
  • Thank God for the good work done by the Pfuka teams. Ask Him for a good time for the Gaza team during the outreach with a Brazilian Missionary.
  • Honour Jesus for His faithfulness to us in ministry in providing more that we need. Lay our end of year outreach programs and village orphan and granny programs in October before the Lord.

NAMIBIA

Desiree Beukes [Stanley] – National Director & Prayer Coordinator

  • Honour El Elyon for a good year of training and outreach with the STMT programme. As this programme ends off, pray that the students will continue to serve Jesus in all they do.
  • We are grateful for HIS protection upon the Hodygos Campsite. Continue to pray for wisdom for Stanley and Jojene running the camp site and for a fully booked October.
  • 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. Start praying now already for our Save to Serve Summer Camp in December, for guidance for us in organizing this event.

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 sending volunteers and the notable interest in volunteer opportunities. Intercede for safety for our local and international volunteers, that they will have a good time with us and that as they serve their relationship with God will deepen.
  • Exalt our Creator for good ministry in September.  Ask the Father for favor for funding proposals that we submitted.
  • We are grateful for the Cyara and L’Abri campsites. Trust Jesus now already for Youth Week 2014, organizing the event, funding, etc.
  • We are grateful for all openings in schools and communities. Pray for wisdom for YfC Knysna as they start out on new projects / initiatives.

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.
  • We are thankful for the opportunity to go to the CDC in Mauritius last month. Ask the Lord for guidance to help us to implement with we heard there.
  • Honour the Father for the openings we have in a few schools to do social projects. Pray that these youth clubs will have a huge influence on the lives of the learners.
  • Appreciate God for a fruitful time for Jacques in France recently. Trust the Spirit for guidance to start a ministry in all 48 high schools on the island.

RODRIGUES ISLAND

Dickson Azie

Anne-Marie Begue [Gilbert] – Prayer Coordinators

  • 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.
  • Thank God for the opportunity to go to the CDC in Mauritius last month. Ask the Lord for guidance to help us to implement with we heard there.
  • Glorify Christ for our small functioning library. Bring our need for more volunteers and a ministry vehicle to our Provider.
  • Praise Jesus for a successful Youth Gospel Concert last month. Ask the Spirit to keep on reminding the young people to respond to the Gospel.

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 Him for enough funds and resources to do effective youth ministry.
  • Honour the Lord for 750 children attending the Kigali Christian School [KCK]. Stand with us in prayer for more class rooms to be added to this school.
  • We are thankful for a successful One Week Youth camp in Northern Rwanda and then a fruitful Youth workers and pastors training in the East.  Intercede for the attendees to be obedient to what they’ve heard.
  • Thank Jesus that women learn how to get self-sustained in the AAA programme. Pray that we would be able to start up a new chapter in the South West of the country.

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.

 

SEYCHELLES

National Ministry Coordinators: Brian & Melissa Verdugo

Melissa Verdugo [Brian] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Worship the King of Kings for making it possible for us to attend the Island CDC in Mauritius last month. Pray that everyone will implement what they’ve learned during this time.
  • Give glory to Jesus for the breakthroughs we see in the City Life vacation ministry. Approach our High Priest for permission to start Life Clubs at 2 different schools and to be able to work with the students.
  • Honour the Father for a few committed National Board members. Trust the Spirit for wisdom and discernment for them, as they serve alongside us.
  • Bless God for allowing us to serve on this island. Intercede for our health to be 100%.

 

SIERRA LEONE

Abu S. Conteh [Janet]

Favour Conteh – Prayer Coordinator

  • Salute Jesus with us that we could host a Youth Camp 19-24 August. Intercede for the salvation and spiritual growth for the commercial sex workers we are working with.
  • 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 East, West & North in Sierra Leone.
  • Appreciate the Almighty One for committed staff, volunteers & Board members. Trust HIM for wisdom and guidance for all of us in our daily tasks.
  • Honour the Father for good cooperation with schools in our ministry areas. Ask our Father for enough funds and resources to do effective youth ministry.

SOUTHERN SUDAN

Christine Wajiru – Contact person

  • Pray for wisdom for the political leaders and a spirit of cooperation among the citizens.
  • Praise Jesus for Uganda’s willingness to pioneer Southern Sudan. Entrust the pioneering and ministry development process into God’s hands.
  • Glorify God for Christine and the youth team who are willing to do ministry. Intercede for guidance for them to develop the ministry in this country.
  • Pray for direction for the Board of Directors in ministry areas, 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. Intercede for more volunteers and full time staff to join our ranks and for the funds to run the ministry well.
  • Bless the Lord for potential partnerships with like-minded partners who want to partner with us. Pray that we will implement all that was decided during the last visit of the Regional Director.

TANZANIA & ZANZIBAR

Ministry coordinator: Pascal Nyulahe [Esther]

Esther Mtonga – 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 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.

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 continued open doors at schools, churches and communities unto God.
  • 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 Mirembe House could give a safe place to 21 pregnant teens, 10 gave birth to healthy babies and were re-settled back home. Pray for parents to be reconciled with their daughters
  •  Exalt Jesus for the 1st graduation of mothers in Special Cookery at Suubi Home. Entrust the new students unto Him for excellence and a good spirit among them and the teachers.

ZAMBIA

John Kaniki [Florence] – Prayer Coordinator

  • We are grateful for Mary Chungu who is attending a 2-month discipleship course and for Irina who wants to serve for 3 months in Mpulungu.  Intercede for both of them for wisdom and guidance as they ministers to youth.
  • Praise our Provider for His faithfulness. Trust Him for finances to cover ministry costs.
  • Admire the Almighty One for willing members in the YfC Mpulungu Board. Ask Jesus for safe travels and a good follow-up outreach to Kalonga later this month.
  • Thank our Deliverer for wonderful ministry opportunities in September. Start to pray now already for an effective National Prayer Conference in December.

ZIMBABWE

Sheunesu Masuka [Susan]

Susan Masuka [Sheunesu] – Prayer Coordinator

  • Stand with us in prayer for the post-election time to be beneficial to all the citizens of Zimbabwe.
  • Appreciate our Father for the Willow Park camp site and for the good camps we had in September. Pray that this facility will be fully utilised and that we will be able to build a swimming pool and some other renovations.
  • Glorify Jesus for 2 boarding school girls who turned to Christ. Pray for spiritual growth for them and for more souls as we minister throughout October.
  • We are grateful for new ministry opportunities in our arts and sports departments. Approach the Messiah for a good National Day of Prayer on the 12th of October where we seek Him for much needed rain.
  • Give God honour for being our refuge, fortress and hiding place. Intercede with us for the legal documents that need to be sorted out regarding ownership of YFC Zim properties and the finances needed for that.

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

 

‘Feebleness in prayer is the mark of disease.’                    

Andrew Murray