MIDEAST Bin Said & Nadia, for protection and guidance. C & R, AFM, for wisdom in family life and in work. J & S, Love for the Least, prayer and praise for Kingdom headway in a very dark place while experiencing enemy pushback; for stamina and strength during US travels (Sept-Oct); for work among Yazidi refugees; for local teammates, colleagues, and Church in N. Iraq; for a new outreach centre for Syrian refugees; for three children. Oscar, GT, for new network of Muslim believers that formed for effective outreach to UPGs; for work on Luke translation.
CHILE Bp. Tito Zavala, for grace and wisdom. Rev. Russ & Heidi Smith, SAMS, for travel during the fall, to find new supporters and encourage long-time partners; for "Kingdom of God" Anglican Church in Labranza, Chile, and the Diocese of the Araucanía (Chile); for Rural Bible Institute students.
BRAZIL Abp. Miguel Uchoa, Recife, for expansion and church planting, for Casas de Paz initiative. Rev. Ron & Debby McKeon, SAMS, for blessing & increased financial support.
BOLIVIA Jorge Contreras, GT Partner Care Facilitator, for networking with other partner care facilitators and providing support for field partners sent from their areas.
JAMAICA John & Michelle Chase, for more to join Apostles in the City; larger meeting space for Backyard Bible Club; financial partners for Heart for Jamaica. Ruan Humphrey, GT Coordinator, Praise for recent ordination. Pray for blessing she travels to Jamaica to mobilize mission sending from there.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Cathy Donahoe, SAMS, for physical therapy students; for discernment changing university role.
WEST INDIES Gwen Burbank, instructional technology specialist at St. George’s University; for fruitful witness.
CUBA Bp. William Suarez, Diocese of the Reformed Episcopal Church, for the 42 churches and church plants to grow; for peace and protection.
COSTA RICA Rev. Orlando & Ligia Otarola, GT, Pray for provision of a new truck; for face-to-face gathering of GT Latin America leaders; for a network of Hispanic churches in Orlando, FL. Praise for a successful Partner Care retreat; pray that the recent trainings and retreats would glorify God and extend the reach of the Gospel. Daniel & Cristina, GT, for protection and provision as they go deeper into remote areas in the rainforest. Jose Antonio, GT, for Cabecar language learning and training. Jorge Umana, GT, for the Costa Rica team and their coffee business.
HONDURAS Bp. Lloyd Allen, wisdom and grace, ministry in a country where 60% are in poverty. Rev. Suzy McCall, LAMB’s human trafficking prevention, healing for girls in the safe house. Betsy Hake, Jericho Ministries children’s homes; for nursery personnel; funds to finish their chapel. Mike & Kim Miller, SAMS, for Children’s Home in Honduras. Giovanni Sierra, GT, for his recovery from a gunshot wound and regaining the use of his arm. Pray for the situation in Honduras. Carlos, GT, for work with students at the Community Center; for weekly volunteers; for finances and provision of a truck.
PERU Dorcas Day, WBT, for financial provision; for work on Bible translations. Cinde Rawn, for Threads of Hope breaking the cycle of poverty for 400 families.
MEXICO Carol Zylstra, WBT, praise for a wonderful celebration of the Mixtec New Testament in July. Please pray for continued distribution and lives changed by God's Word. Paty, GT, for work with field partners. Meredith Omland, GT, for preparation to return to Fresnillo, Mexico after an extended time in the U.S. following the death of her mother. Moises & Teresa Herrera, GT, for networking with partner care facilitators and support for the field partners being sent from their areas. William & Victoria Cain, GT, for English language tutoring of medical students; for W’s travels into the jungle; for V leading training in hospice and palliative care; for mission work into the "Circle of Silence" in Central Mexico. Roger and Joanne Griffin, SAMS, for fruitful ministry. Hector, GT, for wisdom developing the business that provides economic support for his base.
BELIZE Bp. Philip Wright, for church growth. Rev. David & Mary Beth Alenskis, SAMS, for discipleship initiatives, training of leaders, and sustained finances.
ECUADOR Roberto & Cameron Vivanco, SAMS, for provision and ministry needs.
MADAGASCAR Bp. Todd & Rev. Patsy McGregor, SAMS, Rooted in Jesus ministry; wisdom for New Assistant Bishop Samitiana. Jacky Lowe, SAMS, for Women’s Ministry in diocese. Mary Sherwood, GT, for orphanage and BAM projects to help sustain it; for the final work on expansion of the children's center.
MALAWI Francis M, GT, Pray for the annual gathering of GT Malawi Sept 5-8; for Agape farm to effectively reach out and disciple; for the political situation in Malawi. Ulrich Family, GT, Praise that no one was seriously injured during political unrest; Pray that God uses what was meant for evil to accomplish His work in Malawi; pray for safety for family; for boldness in the Holy Spirit.
MOZAMBIQUE E.B., GT Country Coordinator, for the multiplication of house churches emerging out of the Bible studies; for recovery from flooding; for ministry to a UPG, the Nahara.
RWANDA Martha Vetter, Feeds Factory. Rev. Brandon & Emily Walsh, Hope on a Thousand Hills; for family. Archbishop Mbanda, vision and guidance. Emmanuel Rugazura, GT, for coaching of field partners and preparing them to go to the unreached.
BURUNDI Richard Manirampa, GT, for a successful BAM project and for open doors and
TANZANIA Bp. Elias & Lucy Chakupewa, Tabora, for students at St. Peter’s Secondary School, for assistance of missionary doctors, nurses, and teachers. Mike & Claire Fedele, SHADE, for spiritual empowerment and protection of staff; for protection of people with albinism; for the newly completed ministry building: that the Lord will be honored in its use; for the children who will be served through our programs, especially those with albinism.
SOUTHERN AFRICA Rev. Johann & Louise van der Bijl, SAMS, training disciple-makers and clergy, praise for good health.
KENYA Guy & Susan, SIM, pray for support raising Oct-Nov, & provision of a car; for Susan staying in Kenya. Bp. Qampicha, Bishop of Marsabit, for wisdom as he helps to navigate tribal tensions in a peaceful way. Getch & Betty, for ongoing ministry to unreached villages. Elizabeth A., GT, for transition as she retires from her position as Kenyan coordinator; for protection and provision. Rev. John Nganga, Rafiki Children’s Center, for financial provision, blessings on staff members. Bob & Joyce Carlson, WBT, Africa Int’l University Language, Linguistics, & Communication Dept. Head; pray for Bob’s health. Bryson & Deborah S., GT, praise for purchase of 5 acres of land to expand a Christian school in a Muslim area. Pray for multiplication of Muslim believers; for wisdom and discernment as he leads the Africa Team and as new leadership is selected. Julie, GT, for travels to Kenya and Malawi to work on projects. Praise for a successful fundraiser and for answered prayers.
UGANDA Rev. Dr. John Senyonyi, Uganda Christian University (UCU) Vice Chancellor. Rev. Jessica Hughes, SAMS, UCU chaplain, for perseverance writing during sabbatical, for financial provision. Mary Chowenhill, SAMS, for support raising, sale of house in the US, time with family & friends. For UCU Entrepreneurship program and business incubator; Anglican Youth Fellowship Choir traveling to the US. Mark & Abby Bartels, UCU Partners, raising scholarships in the US. Rev. Sandra Earixson, Principal of Abp. Janani Luwum, Theological College in Gulu, for financial provision. Friends of Kibbuse, Praise for the successful re-registration of the Kibbuse Foundation and start of construction on a new facility for the Good Samaritan Clinic, under Rev. James Adyeri. Pray that God will "Establlsh the work of (their) hands” (i.e. the builders) and that He will provide the additional funds still needed.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO Elius, GT, Pray for God’s peace in the midst of conflict and uncertain political climate; for safety as Elias connects with the field partners; that people with ebola will accept treatment and be healed and that it will not spread.
UGANDA Abp. Stanley Ntagali, protection & wisdom. Rev. Cn. Dr. Alison Barfoot, Archbishop’s Assistant for Int’l Relations, equipping evangelists to reach UPGs in East Africa. Janine LeGrand, SAMS, Masindi diocese health promoter, training teams to serve AIDS and malaria patients. Mustard Seed Babies Home, for provision and financial support. Dr. Katie, GT, for continued teaching and medical training; for leading short-term trips of Ugandan medical students; for work in the refugee camps. Henry Segawa, GT, pray as Ugandan field partners discern where they are to go next, even across country borders.
NIGERIA Abp. Nicholas Okoh, Abp. Edmund Akanya, for protection, wisdom, and faith. Bp. Nathan Inyom, AFM, for wisdom and grace. Abp. Ben & Gloria Kwashi, for leadership positions in Gafcon (General Secretary & Women’s Ministry). Rev. Paul Dajur, General Secretary of the Church of Nigeria, for wife Michelle and three children, for the church in areas under attack.
CAMEROON Mark & Bonnie Lambert, WBT, for Bible translation, protection from Boko Haram attacks, peace for the nation. Ken & Judy Hollingsworth, WBT. Pray for the Mofu translation team’s completion of the OT draft, for God's protection over team members and their families; for K & J checking translations.
FRANCOPHONE AFRICA Tillie, AFM, for her witness and service to Muslims; for protection and provision.
NIGER Steve & Nancy Brown, SIM Regional Director, for medical staff, financial needs, emotional strength.
THE GAMBIA Bernard & Rawn Ugwuoke, praise for the CRU19 conference and safe travels; pray for the new school year.
SUDAN Bp. Andudu Elnail, for hope and peace. Slater Armstrong, Joining Our Voices, for creativity, guidance and provision to publish indigenous worship songs.
SOUTH SUDAN Abp. Justin Badi Arama, for grace and hope. Bp. Abraham Nhial, for wisdom and unity of Christian leaders. Bp. Moses Deng Bol, Diocese of Wau, for peace and tribal reconciliation. Fran Boyle, for health and community needs. Rev. Samuel & Stella Marial, Principal of Bp. Gwynne, Theological College in Juba. Rev. Bol Deng, for wisdom. Rev. John & Sarah Chol Daau, Good Shepherd Academy; for students, parents, unity of teachers and staff; for construction of classrooms, for 4 sons; financial resources; peace and stability in South Sudan. Deborah Martin, for health, wisdom. Rev. Tom Prichard, Sudan Sunrise, for schools and community, Christian/Muslim relationships. Rev. Daniel Deng Kuot, training clergy, preaching peace to armed youth.
NORTH AFRICA Frank & Anne, for wisdom. A & C, GT, for open doors with the Berbers. A, GT, for him as he walks with refugees to Christ. R & E, GT, for continued success running a school for refugee kids from home.
EGYPT Abp. Mouneer Anis, for peace, protection, and grace.
ETHIOPIA Rev. Chris & Suzy Wilson, faculty at St. Frumentius, and their kids Abigail & Matthew. A.F., GT, for God’s peace and direction; for security risks; for continued multiplication of those coming to faith.
ANGLICAN GLOBAL MISSION PARTNERS Agape Year, Nate & Erika Twichell. Anglicans for Life, Georgette Forney. Anglican Frontier Missions, Rev. Chris Royer. Anglican Relief & Development Fund, Bill Deiss. Pray that resources will be provided for work in Burundi, Egypt, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zambia, for upcoming work in Kenya and Brazil; for opportunities to expand impact and mission; for wisdom fundraising. Church Army USA, Rev. Greg Miller. Church’s Ministry among Jewish Persons USA, Rev. Cn. Daryl Fenton. Pray for Anglican Int’l School Jerusalem; for Jews to hear the good news of Jesus. E412 Ministries, Clark & Carol Smith. Ekklesia, Rt. Rev. Dr. Bill Atwood. Five Talents, Dale Stanton-Hoyle. Global Mobilization Ministries, Rev. Cn. Dr. Alison Barfoot. Global Teams, Curtis Chanda, International Director; for travel, connections with GT leaders; for discernment of the next UPGs; for more Holy Spirit. Sheryl Shaw, North American Area Director, for more sending from African American network; for speaking & teaching. Kateri Medical Services, Inc., Ven. Tom Furrer. The Kellermann Foundation, Diane Stanton. La Frontera Youth Ministries, Rev. Dr. Steven Tighe. Nashotah House Theological Seminary. New Wineskins Missionary Network, Jenny Noyes. Rock the World, Rev. Whis Hays. Sharing of Ministries Abroad USA, Dr. Glen Petta. Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders USA, Stewart Wicker. Stanway Institute, Dr. Erika Moore & Grant LeMarquand; for Grant as new Professor of Mission at TSM and Director of Stanway Institute; for the Congress of Panafrica Association of Catholic Exegetes (Sept 1-8); for Trinity students’ cross-cultural immersion in Ethiopia. Uganda Christian University Partners, Mark Bartels.
MISSION AGENCY STAFF AFM Office: Chris, Kristin, Kathi, Stephanie, David, Andy, Janet. GT Office:Pamela, Beth, Ann, Elizabeth, Bethany, Nancy. Praise for the unity of this team and hearts to serve those serving as missionaries. SAMS Office: Stewart, Lynn, Denise, Nita, Julie, Howard, Sarah, Bonnie, & Dana. WBT: Dan & Brenda Boerger. Bill & Kerry Bremmer. Pray for increased financial support as kids head off to college and for their strengthened faith; for Bill’s renewed enthusiasm and effectiveness in new role. Rev. Brent & Kim McHugh, Christar International. Pray for interns from Liberty University arriving in Sept; for engagement with those who don't know Jesus; for Christar leadership meeting in Nov. Praise for 110 years of Christar in Hong Kong. Clark & Carol Smith, E412, for ongoing board responsibilities with New Wineskins, SAMS and American Anglican Council, for our CCA Parish Retreat: New Wineskins! and for an upcoming mission trip to Singapore and Nepal.
MISSIONARY CARE AND PRAYER Rev. Pete & Shirleen Wait, AFM, for their ministry to reflect Luke 7:22. Mark & Susan, SAMS, wisdom, pastoring missionaries. Rev. John & Debbie, Frontiers missionary care, for Disciple-Making Movements to bear lasting fruit in the Muslim world; for grace and wisdom for Barnabas Team teaching and supporting pastors and their families. Tanie & Jacqueline Guy, Forget-Me-Not Ministries. Yvonne North, GT; for opportunities to speak about mission and field partner care; for ministry to GT team members in North America. Renée & Ardath Smith, Hineni House, Inc., praise for new US base; pray for monthly financial partners, logistics and transition; for God to establish His presence in the new space; for S&A re-establishing prayer and ministry; for discernment of next steps. Rev. Dr. John R. Throop, Anglican Fellowship of Prayer. Andrew & Janet Kerr, Emmaus Encounter, missionary reentry & debriefing. Mike & Sue Flynn, FreshWind Ministries. Pray for providential support; for entrance and favor into the ACNA; for transfer of leadership to Clancy Nixon.
INTERCULTURAL MINISTRIES Rev. Matt Walter, Tampa Muslim Outreach, for Iraqi and ESL Bible studies to bear fruit. Rev. Robert & Phoebe Watkin, Muslim Outreach Ministry, Washington, DC. Noel & Meryl Dawes, for training and equipping. Rev. Samira Izadi, Gateway of Grace, training churches to adopt immigrant families, sharing the love of Christ with refugees. G & K, GT, for Kingdom Ventures (BAM) to continue to improve lives and open doors for the Gospel; for K's work with a UPG in the U.S.; for healing for family members. M & C, mobilizing and training others for the Muslim world, ministry to international students and refugees.
HISPANIC MINISTRIES Rev. Jonathan Kindberg, Caminemos Juntos, for the leadership of intercession, financial resources. Rev. John & Ninfa Dixon, SAMS, Rey de Paz in El Paso, ministry to refugees from Central and South America.
NATIVE AMERICAN MINISTRIES Rev. Cn. John Floberg, Standing Rock Res., ND, for financial resources; for Young Life Collaborations. Revs. Jared & Rebecca Osborn, St. Jude’s Cathedral, Nunavut, Canada, for fluency in Inuit, wisdom & grace.
PARTNERING OVERSEAS Rev. Ian & Polly Montgomery, SAMS, for ongoing short-term trips. Rev. John & Susan Park, SAMS, educational projects with clergy and women in Honduras. Diane Stanton, Kellermann Foundation, Bwindi Community Hospital, and Uganda Nursing School Bwindi. For ICU matching grant support; nursing and children’s educational scholarship. Carrie Wallace, Rachel’s Lament in Kenya. Rev. Chuck & Beth Bradshaw, SAMS, theological education and music ministry in Mityana, Uganda. Henry Scriven, EFAC; for new position as General Secretary, wisdom setting priorities, working with Trustees and Executive Committee, serving Provincial EFAC groups.