April Prayer Points

14th-20th April

  • Women’s Fellowship – Pray that ladies will have been challenged by the Spring Conference talk and that the work in Peru, which the Fleming family are involved in, will be prayerfully and financially supported. Pray that we will be more fervent in prayer for those who do not know the Saviour and for those who need practical help.
  • Solas RPC, Limerick – Give thanks for visitors who come along in search of a spiritual base. Pray that the Lord would bless them through the ministry of His Word and the welcome they receive so that they may settle with us.
  • Nantes RPC, France – Give thanks for the willingness of many in the church to be involved in the different teams that have been set up for the running of Sabbath School, evangelism, praise, multimedia, hospitality, cleaning and welcome. In working together in these teams, pray that bonds of fellowship would grow and all would serve with humility and love.
  • Riverside RPC, Newry – Pray for the ongoing joint ministry of Dochas & Curam in Newry Baptist Centre. Pray for additional volunteers to sustain this ministry which seeks to practically and spiritually support women, their newborns and families.
  • Sevilla RPC, Spain – Continue praying for our youth group. It’s a large group with 12 of our own young people and 5 from the Church in Huelva. Pray for the Bible studies. Even through bouts of illness that affected most people, there were still between 20 and 25 people attending.
  • Bready RPC – Give thanks for around 20 young people attending Saturday Night Light regularly, a good few from outside our congregation.
  • Convoy RPC – Please continue to remember our monthly ladies nights on the third Thursday of each month.  Pray that God would use these times to draw people to the Saviour and to strengthen believers in their faith.
  • Nantes RPC, France – Give thanks for visitors coming to the services most weeks since the new building was opened.
  • Sevilla RPC, Spain – Give thanks that we have another two families who have been coming since last November. Rodson, Diana and their two children, Valeria 14 and Alan 9 from Venezuela. The other family is from Columbia, Brian and Catalina. Both are keen to become members of the congregation in time.
  • Covenant Christian Fellowship, Galway – Give thanks for the fruitful ministry of the bookshop, and for those who are directed to the church because of it. Pray for even more impact in the future.
  • Pray for continued vision and enthusiasm throughout the Church for the work of mission, at home and abroad.

 

7th-13th April

  • Pray for the Women’s Fellowship Spring Conference on Saturday and Mrs Yury Fleming as she speaks at it.
  • Ballylaggan RPC  – Our Women’s Fellowship has three ‘Walk, Talk and Eat’ evenings planned for 10th, 17th and 24th April. Pray that these will be a profitable means of outreach and fellowship.
  • Gateway RPC (Derry City) – Please pray for the planned opening of our bookshop/gift shop in Pump Street in April/May. Pray for all that must happen to make that a reality. Pray for fruitful contacts from the community from the start.
  • Milford RPC  – Pray for wisdom as the elders and congregation consider how best to make use of evangelistic tools in order to make the gospel known in the area. Pray that God would call members’ unsaved spouses to himself.
  • Sevilla RPC, Spain – Pray for 3 of the new families that have been attending church and have studied the Westminster Confession of Faith with Isaac and are looking to be members of the congregation (9 people and a baby on the way). 2 of the other families have also applied for membership but Isaac wishes to take more time with them.
  • Carrickfergus RPC – Give thanks for continued unity in the congregation and for supply preachers who lead us in worship. Pray with us for a settled pastor to lead our worship and ministry forward for the glory of God.
  • Convoy RPC – We thank God for each of the young people who have been attending Sabbath School.  Please pray that God’s word would bear much fruit in their lives.
  • Pray for those on Short Term Service: Trinity McConnell, Gareth Orr & Campbell Quigley.
  • Nantes RPC, France – Give thanks for the witness of the official opening service back in December.
  • Sevilla RPC, Spain – We give thanks to the Lord because of the relationship among us and also the thirst for the Word of God. There is good fellowship in our congregation which is reflected in our prayer meetings where we have around twenty people attending.
  • Solas RPC, Limerick – Outreach: Individuals continue to invite family, friends and neighbours to services. Pray for conversions. Pray for planning and preparation of tract materials, and plans underway for an outreach team at the end of May.
  • Give thanks for answers to prayer during this past year regarding the works in Spain and in France and Limerick.
  • Lisburn RPC – What a fantastic time we had at our recent Church Family Retreat in the Kilbroney Centre, Rostrevor! Paul Wallace from Bready was our speaker, using the theme “Providence from Proverbs”. The ministry was tremendous, the food was excellent, the fellowship was rich, and the scenery was stunning! We give thanks to God for every blessing he has given to us in Christ.
  • Shaftesbury Square RPC (Belfast) – Give thanks for their minister’s 40 years in the ministry.

 

31st March – 6th April

  • Lisburn RPC – Pray for a rich time of fellowship at our inaugural Church Family Retreat, 4th-6th April, in Rostrevor. Pray for Paul Wallace as he comes to minister God’s Word.
  • Reformed Theological College – Pray for the 3rd year final exams at the Theological College due to take place on 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th and 12th April.
  • Cookstown RPC – God has been so gracious in providing our church family with our first two ruling elders on the ground. Our church building was full last Friday evening as Peter Neilly and Roger Sloan were ordained and installed as elders into our congregation. Soli Deo Gloria!
  • Riverside RPC, Newry – Give thanks for babies born in the congregation in 2023 and babies expected in 2024. Pray these children would grow in health, strength and ultimately know salvation.
  • Solas RPC, Limerick – Give thanks and continue to pray for the preservation of unity among such a diverse group of people the Lord has brought together in Solas Church. Pray for our growth in the knowledge of Christ and equipping to be useful in His service for His Kingdom.
  • Nantes RPC, France – Pray for the evangelism working group that has been set up to plan and organize regular evangelism in the area around the church. Pray for God to guide in all discussions and decision making and that the proclaiming of the Gospel would bear much fruit.
  • Cookstown RPC – Give thanks for safe arrivals of 3 babies in the last year, with two more due. Pray for all the covenant young people and little ones, that they might know Christ as Lord.
  • Cullybackey RPC – Pray for our CYs as they meet alternate Saturdays, September to April. Pray that children and teenagers from the community would continue to attend, that the Seniors studying mission and outreach would be encouraged to use their talents for the Lord.
  • Dervock RPC – Pray for blessing on the ongoing ministry of Parents & Toddlers and Youth Club.
  • Convoy RPC – At our midweek meeting we are beginning to study Philippians together. Please pray that God would bless us through this.
  • Pray for Mary McCollum (Limavady RPC) in her work in George Academy, South Africa.
  • Nantes RPC, France – Give thanks for the Lord sustaining Andrew and Heather with many additional responsibilities throughout the long building project.
  • Sevilla RPC, Spain – Give thanks that last month we accepted three new families into the congregation. That involved eight new people coming into our church membership. There is another family, Roberto & Wendy, and Rev. Isaac Berrocaal’s mother, who is living with them, who will come into church membership in a few weeks.
  • Solas RPC, Limerick – Pray for the midweeks.  We alternate weekly in different locations between a study on the Westminster Confession of Faith and a simpler study for those who are not yet converted or are young in the faith.
  • Give thanks for the opportunities for both the Mission committee and the wider church to keep in regular contact with our missionary families both online and through visiting.
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