EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE AND PRAYER, JUNE, 2021
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Brethren, Pray for Us (1 Thess. 5:25)
WEEK ONE – FOCUS IS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME AND CROSS-BORDERS MISSION
You are worthy, our Lord and God to receive glory and honor and power for your created all things and by your will they were created and have their being. Rev. 4:11.
TUESDAY 1ST Praise God for the privilege to be alive and serve him in this new month of June, pray that God will preserve our lives in good health and abundant blessings as we remain committed to his will and purpose for our lives.
WEDNESDAY 2ND The Lord has used Call of Hope to meet the needs of mobility for some of our missionaries in the Far North Region, the organization donated 10 motorcycles to our missionaries as well as 5 sewing machines, praise God!
THURSDAY 3RD Appreciate God for raising an additional new supporter from the North West Region who is committed to partnering with EMS in the Lord’s vineyard, ask the Lord to bless them abundantly.
FRIDAY 4TH Praise God, the City Ministries of EMS of ECWA provided funds for the roofing of some building projects in our mission stations and dug wells for good drinking water in some of our fields. Pray that God will bless them and provide for the ministry.
SATURDAY 5TH Andrina Ban, a lady from Italy donated money for the purchase of 20 chairs for the Basan church in the Gambia. Ask God to bless Andrina and help her to secure a job as she wishes to continue supporting the church.
SUNDAY 6TH Praise God for the successful training of 56 EMS missionaries serving in difficult areas on Muslim Evangelism, the fruitfulness of the training led Abdullahi Musa in Shiroro LGA, Niger State, to Christ.
NOTE: EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY
FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THEREFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR:
• A STEADY AND FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE WORK OF MISSIONS,
• PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS,
• FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH.
OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED BY GOD. PLEASE, ENDEAVORE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.
MONDAY 7TH Praise God! ECWA Good News Iddah has been added to our list of supporters, ask the Lord to bless the entire congregation and open his doors of abundant blessings to them as they partner with us to spread the gospel.
WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS
The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. Psalm 145:18
TUESDAY 8TH E ECWA EXECUTIVE: Pray that the EE will continue to abide in God’s abundant grace and be guided by the Holy Spirit in all decision making as they lead us in ECWA to do the will of God.
WEDNESDAY 9TH EMS MANAGEMENT: Ask the Lord to grant the leadership of EMS grace, wisdom and good health to be able to carry out the responsibilities that have been saddled on their shoulders for the overall growth and success of the ministry.
THURSDAY 10TH EEMS STAFF: Pray that God will continue to empower the entire staff of EMS of ECWA with all that they need to be effective in their respective assignments and cause them to see every task as an opportunity to serve God.
FRIDAY 11TH EMS MEDICAL UNIT: Pray for our missionaries who are ill, some are waiting to undergo surgery, ask God for his healing touch upon them. Pray for God’s provision to purchase some laboratory equipment, some of the ones currently in use are in bad shape and need repairs while others need to be replaced.
SATURDAY 12TH MID-CENTRAL REGION: Thank God for the grace and empowerment to reach 2745 people with the message of salvation, pray for 18 persons who gave their lives to Christ and for 255 persons who rededicated their commitment to God, ask the Lord to uphold them in the faith.
Thank God for answered prayers, the two motorcycles needed in Zonzon and Kafanchan DCCs have arrived praise God!
SUNDAY 13TH SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION: Pray for ECWA Yamel East DCC. The DCC was affected by the ethnic crisis which claimed lives of people and properties, Jakure, one of our EMS stations was affected. The church was not destroyed but all the properties of the church were looted. The village has been completely deserted. In Nyuwar, 6 LCs were set ablaze they are as follows; Tsaku, Nyuwar, T/wada, Gospel Nyuwar, Gilengitu, and Jakure. In Lunguda, ECWA 1 Jessu (Heme) was also affected. Pray that God will bring reconciliation, peace and unity among the people of these communities
MONDAY 14TH FAR NORTH REGION: God has blessed the region with 4 additional new supporters recently praise God, ask the Lord to bless all our supporters in their commitment to partner with us to spread the gospel. Pray also that God will provide funds and resources needed to complete building projects in some of our mission stations in the region.
Pray for God’s intervention concerning the incessant banditry and kidnappings in Katsina, 6 members of ECWA have been kidnapped recently, ask God to preserve their lives and divinely bring about their release.
TUESDAY 15TH MID CENTRAL REGION: Thank God for healing our brother, the EMS Coordinator of Zonzon DCC, he has been discharged from the hospital, but still need prayers as he convalesces, he needs therapy in order to learn to help himself, to walk, and stand by himself etc. Pray for quick and complete recovery for him
WEEK THREE – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELD
And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.
1 John 5:15
WEDNESDAY 16TH NORTH CENTRAL REGION: Praise God the newest mission field, Dogon Ruwa in Mangu DCC, within two months of his posting to the station the missionary, pastor Wilfred Alewa, mobilized the few members to mold bricks and erect a church building. City Ministries and others helped in providing resources for the roofing. Praise God! Ask the Lord to uphold the small flock and cause their faith and number to increase.
THURSDAY 17TH EMS TRAINING UNIT: Thank God for the successful training of the second batch our some of our missionaries on Muslim Evangelism, pray that the knowledge gained will aid the missionaries to effectively share the message of Christ’s love to the Muslim world and for the success of other scheduled seminars, workshops and trainings.
FRIDAY 18TH SOUTH EAST REGION: Thank God for the successful graduation of our missionaries who took part in ‘The God’s Plan for His Church’ course. Thank God also for the successful baptism of seven candidates who graduated from baptismal class.
The region is urgently in need of five motorcycles for effective ministry, pray that God will open doors for this crucial needs to be met through his mighty power.
SATURDAY 19TH NORTH EAST REGION: Thank God for a successful missionary seminar organized by the North East Region. Pray for God’s divine healing upon our missionaries, supporters and their families who have challenges with their health.
SUNDAY 20TH FAR NORTH REGION: Praise God for 8 new missionaries posted to the region, their posting has come at nick of time, ask the Lord to make their service in EMS fruitful to advance God’s kingdom and bring many souls to know the Lord. Pray for God’s intervention to save 6 abducted ECWA members,
MONDAY 21ST SOUTH WEST REGION: Pray for the upcoming Mission Conference scheduled to hold in the region in June, 2021. Ask God to take the lead in the planning and decision-making and for the overall success of the conference.
TUESDAY 22ND FAR NORTH WEST REGION: New missionaries have been posted to the region to serve in some mission stations, ask the Lord to empower them as they settle in to face the task ahead.
Pray for some of our mission stations, that are facing threats of attacks by bandits and kidnappers, ask the Lord to protect his flock in these stations.
WEDNESDAY 23RD ECWA OUTREACH MINISTRY-Thank God for the journey mercies he granted the team in their various travels and outreaches in this quarter of 2021.
Pray that God will open doors for funds needed for other trainings scheduled for the year and for the young convert care initiative as well.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS-BORDERS MISSION FIELDS
Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3
THURSDAY 24TH NIGER REBUPLIC: Pray for the fulfillment of God plan in Niger, the ground is difficult to penetrate, but we trust God that we will break this hard ground and permeate every nook and cranny of the country with the message of salvation for all to hear. Ask the Lord to provide the resources needed to effectively preach the gospel to the people of Niger.
FRIDAY 25TH NIGER REBUPLIC Ask the Lord to encourage our missionaries and cause them to even strive harder despite the lack of favorable response to the gospel by the natives. Ask God to open the hearts of the people and reveal himself to them.
SATURDAY 26TH GAMBIA: The three mission vehicles for EMS of ECWA Gambia have all broken down, they need to be repaired and put back to use in order to meet up the mission demands in the country. Ask the Lord to grant opening for these vehicles to be fixed as soon as possible
SUNDAY 27TH CAMEROON: Praise God for delivering a young girl who was possessed by a demonic spirit. After a three days’ prayer session the girl was delivered. Pray that these testimonies will continue to draw more people to Christ.
Our missionaries in the Cameroon are in dire need of means of mobility, motorcycles especially in order to facilitate the work of missions. Ask the Lord to open doors to meet this crucial needs.
MONDAY 28TH GAMBIA: Ask God to provide funds and other resources to build a house for EMS Gambia country coordinator, as the rent has become extremely costly to keep up with. There is also an urgent need for funds to construct a three classroom block in the school at Old Yundum. Pray for open doors to meet these needs.
TUESDAY 29TH GHANA: Thank God for his provision to roof the children’s structure, through the members of Adawuka Prayer House in Ghana and for healing the son of one of the members, who we prayed for and he has been healed now.
WEDNESDAY 30TH ZAMBIA: Praise God for a successful mission week, during that time some of our local missionaries embarked on evangelism to some rural communities, ask God to make their efforts fruitful. The volunteer missionaries at Ndola are working very hard, they have opened up four new mission fields, pray that God will uphold these nascent fields to grow in the knowledge of the Lord.
THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US THROUGH THE MONTH OF JUNE 2021, MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU RICHLY AND INCREASE YOUR FAITH IN JESUS NAME, PLEASE LET US CONTINUE TO PRAY WITHOUT CEASING.