[READ & Download] EMS OF ECWA Praise & Prayer Bulletin, May, 2021.

WEEK ONE – FOCUS IS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME AND CROSS-BORDERS MISSION
Praise the God whose way is perfect. Praise Him that His Word proves true and that He is a shield for all those who
take refuge in Him (Psalm 18:30).
SATURDAY 1 ST J Praise God for keeping us alive and well through the previous month of April and for giving us
the opportunity to serve him in the month of May, pray that we will experience all the abundant blessings
that God has in store for us as we wait upon him in this new month.
SUNDAY 2 ND Appreciate God for the success of the EMS Mission Week thus far, pray that as the week draws
to a close today, the power of God will be manifested. Ask the Lord to touch the hearts of individuals to see
the need to support the work of missions today.


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, ENDEAVOR TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 3 RD Thank God for raising 2 new additional supporters from Yamel East DCC, Women Fellowship
Yamel East DCC has now pledged full support for a missionary. while the Men’s Fellowship of the DCC has also
pledged to give quarter support. May God bless their efforts to support missions.
TUESDAY 4 TH Praise God for raising an additional new supporter for the South North -West Region, ECWA
Good News Iddah, ask the Lord to bless them abundantly in their commitment to partner with EMS to advance
the gospel.
WEDNESDAY 5 TH City Ministries donated the sum of ₦300,000 towards the roofing of Bobini Prayer House in
Waja DCC, North East Region, Praise God!
THURSDAY 6 TH Praise God, a woman in Benin Republic successfully gave birth to a child despite her husband
being told by Voodooist that she wouldn’t be able to, unless he joined them. Pray that this will serve as a
1testimony that will prove that we are serving and a living God, and bring many Voodooists to the saving
knowledge of God’s grace.
FRIDAY 7 TH Appreciate God for the success of the GCC meeting and for his servants who have been elected
in various leadership positions. Thank God for the opportunity that He accorded the EMS director to speak
and share his vision for EMS at the GCC, pray that the hearts of all ECWA DCCs leaders will remain committed
to the divine mandate of the Great Commission.


WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS


The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” Luke 17:5
SATURDAY 8 TH E ECWA EXECUTIVE: Pray that God will grant more grace and wisdom to the ECWA Executive
as they lead our denomination in these extremely difficult times. Ask God to fill them with his power. So that
they will always stand up for what is right and speak the truth to the authorities at all times.
SUNDAY 9 TH EMS MANAGEMENT: Everyday, the management makes decisions that have ripple effects on the
work of missions, pray that God will fill them with wisdom in all decision making and empower them with all
that is needed to fulfill their mandate.
MONDAY 10 TH EMS STAFF: Pray for all EMS staff across the globe, that they would yield themselves
completely to God’s purpose and remain vessels that will bring honour and glory to his name in the cause of
carrying out the responsibilities they have been assigned.
TUESDAY 11 TH EMS MEDICAL UNIT: The unit tested/screened and immunized 236 persons, many were also
treated for high blood pressure some of whom were not even aware they had the condition praise God for
this success. Ask the Lord to heal many of our missionaries that are battling with health challenges, some are
at home while others are on admission in hospitals.
WEDNESDAY 12 TH MID-CENTRAL REGION: Praise God for the souls that were won for God’s kingdom and for
those that rededicated their lives to Christ, ask the Lord to uphold them in the faith. The region needs 2
motorcycles that will be used to facilitate the work of missions in ZonZon and Kafanchan DCCs ask the Lord to
open doors for this important needs to be met.
THURSDAY 13 TH CENTRAL REGION: Pray that more indigenes will open their hearts to the gospel in Edo/Delta
DCC, ask God to pull down the demonic forces working against the church and hindering its growth in that
axis.
FRIDAY 14 TH SOUTH NORTH WEST: Thank God for his protection over the lives of the regional coordinator
and some coordinators in the region who narrowly escaped death in a motor accident. Ask God to continue
to protect his servants from all harm and danger in the course of their work in his vineyard.
Praise God for the success of the ‘God’s Plan for His Church’ seminar in the region. Pray that the seminar will
impact positively on the work of missions. The region is planning a mission conference in June, ask God to get
ahead and give all those involved wisdom in planning and implementation strategies for the success of the
conference.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELD
On the day I called, You answered me; You made me bold with strength in my soul. Psalm 138:3
SATURDAY 15 TH NORTH CENTRAL REGION: Many EMS stations in this region have raised mud buildings that
are yet to be roofed and the rainy season is here already. Pray that the God of missions will open doors for
funds to roof these buildings in record time.
2SUNDAY 16 TH EMS TRAINING UNIT: The Unit has scheduled a Muslim Evangelism and Outreach Training for
missionaries this year, praise God for the success of the first session of the training.
Pray also for the success of the coming sessions. Ask the Lord to use the training sessions to empower our
missionaries with the extra skills they need to reach out to the Muslim world and bring down the walls of
Islam.
MONDAY 17 TH SOUTH EAST REGION: Praise God for his grace upon our missionaries and their families in the
region. God has been faithful despite the challenges experienced.
Pray for those who have heard the gospel that they will open up their hearts to Christ especially Abdul Mumuni
and Tasiu Abdullahi. Ask the Lord to protect our missionaries in Imo state and in other places in the South East
as the crises have taken another dimension.
TUESDAY 18 TH EMS RETREAT CENTER RHIZHA: Praise God for the successful completion of the solar power
project in the center. There is now a 24-hour power supply. Pray for victory in the litigation over the land at
the center. Ask the Lord to grant our lawyers wisdom as they deal with the case.
WEDNESDAY 19 TH FAR NORTH REGION: Praise God for successful mission awareness held in Katsina South,
Katsina and Jigawa DCCs. Pray that these efforts will yield desired results that will give impetus to the work of
missions in the region.
Thank God for his provision and for a sustained partnership with our donors and supporters, we were able to
pay all salaries and allowances of our missionaries, praise God!
THURSDAY 20 TH SOUTH WEST REGION: The region lost one of its supporters late Prof. Titus Afolabi. Iranloye
and a former regional coordinator, late Rev. David Dele Odewumi ask for God’s comfort to the families and
the region. Pray that God will also raise more supporters to fill the vacuum the death of our supporter has
created.
FRIDAY 21 ST NORTH WEST REGION: Praise God for 21 souls won for his Kingdom, pray that they will be firmly
rooted in the faith and be filled with the Holy Spirit.
Ask the Lord to uphold our missionaries in this region, many are going through daunting challenges, pray that
they will overcome.
Many of our supporters and donors have been retrenched from their jobs, ask the Lord to sustain them in
these trying times and provide other alternatives for them.
SATURDAY 22 ND CENTRAL REGION: We are trusting the Lord for ₦1,000, 0000 million to purchase a new plot
of land to build a church in Lokoja DCC asked the Lord to open doors for these funds to be realized for these
projects as well as other mission projects in the region.
Kaffi DCC and other areas in the region are plagued by incessant kidnappings and banditry ask the Lord to
intervene and bring it to an end.
SUNDAY 23 RD NORTH WEST REGION: Praise God for the release of two of our missionaries, Pastor Monday
Babaji and Bitrus Bala who until recently, had been in the custody of kidnappers but they have regained
freedom. Ask God heal their hearts bodies from traumatic experience they went through during the time of
their captivity.


3WEEK 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
MONDAY 24 TH BENIN REPUBLIC: Thank God for the safety he granted the EMS Cross Borders coordinator to
and from Benin, where he successfully oversaw the purchase of the ECWA Porto Novo church land. Pray that
the ongoing mission projects in Benin will complete especially the Godomey and Porto Novo.
TUESDAY 25 TH BURKINA FASO: Praise God for the impact of the ministry of Pastor & Mrs. Stephen Adamu in
Burkina Faso. They are engaged in Prayer ministry, Widows ministry, and Sports ministry, ask the Lord to
provide the resources and support needed to sustain and move these ministries forward for God’s glory.
WEDNESDAY 26 TH BURKINA FASO: Ask the Lord to provide a means of mobility for Pastor Stephen Adamu.
This is a crucial and urgent need of the ministry for the facilitation of movement for the smooth running of
mission engagements and the progress of the work of missions. There is the need to purchase church land
in the capital Ouagadougou.
THURSDAY 27 TH CAMEROON: Praise God for the progress of the work of missions in Cameroon despite the
challenge of COVID-19 in the country and for granting safety to the country’s EMS coordinator Rev. Moise
Batein when he visited Nigeria and returned back.
FRIDAY 28 TH BENIN REPUBLIC: Pray for funds needed to engage nationals of Benin Republic into the ministry
of EMS in the country, doing so will enhance communications and help to eliminate language barrier that
often times hamper efforts to spread the gospel effectively.
SATURDAY 29 TH GHANA: Ask the Lord to intervene in the ECWA Ghana headquarters church land court case
which has lingered on for some years now. Ask the Lord to provide resources that will be needed to acquire a
church land in Zenu, where the ministry of EMS of ECWA Ghana began.
SUNDAY 30 TH TOGO: Praise God for the achievements in Togo. Ask God to give Rev. Amane Bodering grace
and wisdom as he coordinates the affairs of the Togo mission field. Pray for the growth of the ECWA
Theological Seminary in Togo Seminary. Pray that the Seminary will be a potent tool for spreading the gospel
and winning souls for God’s kingdom.
MONDAY 31 ST NIGER REPUBLIC: Pray for the Babangidas, on their new assignment in Niger Republic ask the
Lord to use them mightily in the ministry and for divine grace, wisdom and good health for them. Pray that
the Niger mission fields will witness tremendous growth to the glory of God.

THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US THROUGH THE MONTH OF MAY 2021 MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU RICHLY
AND INCREASE YOUR FAITH IN JESUS NAME, PLEASE LET US CONTINUE TO PRAY WITHOUT CEASING.

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