May 2017 Prayer Requests

1. Please pray for a bicycle tour outreach event that School Without Walls (SWW) in Armenia is hosting today. Many non-Christians are participating in this special event.

2. Praise God for blessing our ministry efforts in Russia’s North Caucasus, and for providing us with strong partnerships with churches throughout the region!

3. Pray for God’s Family Church in Minsk, Belarus as the church leaders continue expanding their youth ministry, along with organizing Time to Live conferences for young people and summer Bible camps for children.

4. Pray for a worship conference that we are hosting at the Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary in Kiev on May 4-6.

5. Please pray for our ministry and missionary partners throughout Russia’s North Caucasus who are faithfully sharing the gospel with the unreached, despite escalating religious persecution in the region.

6. Pray for an EMPOWER conference that we are hosting in Ureki, Georgia on May 5-7 to prepare SWW students and other young leaders to organize and lead summer Bible camps.

7. Praise God for a Christian Education Resource Network training workshop that recently took place in Ukraine! During this event, 21 education leaders developed lessons that incorporate biblical values and can be used in both public and Christian schools.

8. Pray for SWW in Russia’s Yamal Peninsula, as we are launching a new SWW program in this remote region.

9. Please pray for several upcoming events in Belarus, including an EMPOWER conference for 200 SWW students, a Time to Live event at a local high school, and a Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative conference for young medical professionals.

10. Praise God for our SWW students in Perm, Russia, who are reaching out to homeless people, evangelizing in Muslim villages, and leading a puppet ministry for children!

11. Pray that our SWW students throughout Eurasia would finish the school year strong.

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12. Pray for an EMPOWER conference that is taking place in Moldova on May 12-14, and will prepare 200 SWW students and other young leaders to effectively lead summer Bible camps.

13. Pray that God would bless our summer Bible camps, church planting, and other ministry efforts in Russia’s North Caucasus so that even more people may hear the Good News.

14. Please pray that God would bless Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus as the leaders expand their small group ministry and summer Bible camps initiative.

15. Pray that God would bless our SWW efforts in Saratov, Russia as the students continue sharing the gospel with the unreached.

16. Praise God for a new youth group called 6PM, which we recently launched at a local church in Vladivostok, Russia!

17. Pray for our brothers and sisters in Kazakhstan, where the government is making amendments to the nation’s religion laws that will negatively impact Christians.

18. Please pray that God would provide opportunities for us to expand our music ministry efforts throughout Armenia.

19. Pray for SWW students in Russia’s Yamal Peninsula as they bring the gospel to the unreached, including the Mansi people and reindeer herders living in the tundra.

20. Pray for one of our partner churches in Azerbaijan that is facing legal issues regarding a piece of land that they recently purchased.

21. Pray for Oleg and Oksana, a married couple in Russia’s North Caucasus, who are the only Christians in their village and would like to start a home church.

22. Please continue praying for CWW in Pinsk, Belarus, as they are still trying to register with local authorities so they can build an official church building.

23. Pray for Yevgeniy, our SWW coordinator in Vladivostok, Russia, and his family, as his sons are seeking to balance their schoolwork and careers with ministry, and he and his wife, Natasha, are considering planting a new church.

24. Pray for the Christian Education Resource Network in Ukraine as they translate John Amos Comenius: A Visionary Reformer of Schools into the Russian and Ukrainian languages so that Christian schools and other educational institutions may distribute it during their events.

25. Please pray for local churches in Russia’s Yamal Peninsula, particularly those working with children and youth.

26. Continue praying for our SWW students in Kazakhstan who are working with the deaf community in the midst of religious persecution.

27. Pray for Gennadiy, one of our ministry workers in Russia’s North Caucasus, who wants to plant new churches in the region.

28. Please pray for Hafiz, one of our ministry partners in Azerbaijan, who is facing challenges registering his church with the government.

29. Praise God for a new church that will be built in Ardon, Russia, and for Pastor Chermen, who is leading the church!

30. Pray for our ministry workers in Ukraine who are presenting our research on missionary work during a pastors’ conference at the end of May.

31. Please pray for our SWW students and graduates throughout Eurasia as they organize summer Bible camps in their own nations.

April 2017 Prayer Requests

Please join us in bringing these important requests to God in prayer. 

  1. Please pray for our School Without Walls (SWW) students in Kazakhstan, as they have suffered extreme religious persecution during the past month.

    Please pray for a new SWW session starting in three locations in Mongolia this month
  2. Praise God for providing strong partnerships and exciting ministry opportunities for our team in Russia’s North Caucasus!
  3. Continue praying for the leaders of Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus, as they are still trying to register their church with the local authorities.
  4. Pray for several Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) events that will be taking place in Ukraine this month.
  5. Praise God for a recent SWW event in Vladikavkaz, Russia, during which 160 SWW leaders were able to recharge and be inspired to continue their ministry efforts in their communities!
  6. Praise God for all of our SWW students who will be graduating from the program this year! Please also pray that they would continue to grow in their faith and actively serve in their churches and communities.
  7. Pray that God would bless Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus, as they are constructing a new church building and inviting non-Christians to their home Bible study groups.
  8. Pray for a special NGPLI conference that is taking place in Omsk, Russia today.
  9. Please pray for our many missionary partners throughout Russia’s North Caucasus, who are faithfully serving the Lord, even in the face of religious persecution.
  10. Pray for a new SWW session that we are starting in Khovd, Ulaangom, and Uliastai, Mongolia this month.
  11. Praise God for protecting Denis, our NGPLI coordinator, during his recent trip to Central Asia, where he was encouraged to see that NGPLI is spreading throughout the region!
  12. Pray that God would bless our SWW students in Moldova as they distribute Hope magazine and New Testaments to the unreached.
  13. Please pray for our SWW leaders in Russia’s North Caucasus as they continue expanding the program, forming new partnerships with local pastors and church leaders, and growing our ministry initiatives, such as Scripture distribution and summer Bible camps.
  14. Pray for CWW in Pinsk, Belarus as they organize summer Bible camps for orphans and other children in need.
  15. Pray for Valeriy, one of our ministry partners in Krasnodar, Russia, who has brain cancer.
  16. Pray for our SWW students who are bringing Scripture packets, which include special Scripture pieces for both children and adults, to 10,000 families in Eurasia and Israel throughout our Word of Life Easter outreach.
  17. Please pray for our SWW leaders in Moldova as they prepare for a team from ShareWord Global, one of our ministry partners in Canada, to visit and distribute Scripture at our summer Bible camps.
  18. Pray for Ray and Cindy, our missionaries working with the Christian Education Resource Network in Ukraine, as they continue working on a website that will provide valuable information and tools for Christian teachers.
  19. Pray for Ivan, one of our ministry workers in Krasnodarskiy, Russia, as he develops new ministry efforts, such as Scripture distribution, while also dealing with family issues.
  20. Praise God for a successful SWW conference that recently took place in Krasnodarskiy, Russia, and for our SWW students’ commitment to expanding ministry in the region!
  21. Please pray for several upcoming Empower conferences for our SWW students who will be organizing and leading this year’s summer Bible camps throughout Eurasia.
  22. Pray for Ray, Cindy, and the Christian Education Resource Network in Ukraine as they continue leading training sessions for Christian teachers in the nation.
  23. Pray for our SWW leaders and ministry partners in Russia’s North Caucasus, who are committed to bringing the gospel to the unreached through summer Bible camps and Scripture distribution.
  24. Praise God for a recent NGPLI event that took place in Belarus, during which 180 young professionals learned about sharing the gospel through their professions!
  25. Please pray for our SWW students in Perm, Russia, who are traveling to remote villages to distribute Bibles and other Scripture pieces.
  26. Pray for Hafiz, our SWW coordinator in Azerbaijan, as he continues developing and leading new ministry initiatives, even in the midst of religious persecution.
  27. Praise God for the Gospel Without Borders New Testament, which our SWW students are distributing throughout Russia!
  28. Pray for Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus as they continue using their English as a Second Language program to share the gospel with the unreached.
  29. Please pray for our SWW students in Russia’s North Caucasus as they share the gospel through various ministry initiatives, such as outreach to sick children, church planting, home Bible study groups, and Sunday school classes.
  30. Pray that God would bless Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus as they plant a new church in Minsk.

We are so grateful for your faithful prayers for our ministry! 

March 2017 Prayer Requests

Thank you for keeping our ministry in your prayers this month! 

1. Please pray for an upcoming three-day evangelistic event that Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus is hosting at a local university.

2. Praise God for 15,000 copies of the Gospel Without Borders New Testament that our School Without Walls (SWW) students in Russia recently received and are planning to distribute during their various ministry efforts!

3. Pray for God to be at work in Avdeyevka, Ukraine, where the recent escalation of violence has left thousands of people with limited access to food, water, heat, and electricity in the midst of freezing temperatures.

4. Pray for CWW in Pinsk and Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus, as they are still trying to register with the local authorities.

5. Please pray for our various ministry initiatives in Vladivostok, Russia, including a local youth center, outreach to students at local schools, summer Bible camps, and SWW.

6. Pray for our ministry efforts in Container Town, a very poor area in Armenia, where our SWW students are sharing the hope of the gospel with those in need.

7. Praise God for the Christian Education Resource Network, which Ray and Cindy, our missionary partners in Ukraine, are using to encourage and develop Christian education in the nation!

8. Please pray that God would provide for the various needs of God’s Family Church in Minsk, Belarus, including a new person to lead their youth ministry and a building in which they can hold services and conduct ministry.

9. Pray for our SWW coordinators in Russia’s North Caucasus as they find the balance between ministry work and family time.

10.  Pray for Venya, a pastor with Living Israel, our ministry partner in Israel, as he and his family feel called to move to the city of Beer Yaakov and plant the city’s first church.

11.  Please pray that Ukraine’s Minister of Education would implement much-needed education reforms that will benefit Christian schools in the nation. Several Christian school directors have been invited to participate in government-level discussions about this very topic, which is very exciting!

12.  Pray that the young people who participated in recent evangelistic events in Kazakhstan would continue to pursue the Lord.

13.  Praise God for a group of young people from Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus who will be participating in a short-term mission trip to Kenya!

14.  Pray for our ministry team in Vladivostok, Russia to continue growing their relationships with unreached people through our Grace Café and other ministry initiatives.

15.  Please pray for three upcoming SWW sessions in Khovd, Ulangom, and Ulistai, Mongolia.

16.  Pray for Alex, our international director for SWW, and Denis, our director of NGPLI, as they travel to Uzbekistan for a roundtable event for young Christian professionals.

17.  Pray for our international SWW coordinators as they participate in a ministry-planning meeting on March 17-18 in Irpin, Ukraine.

18.  Pray for an English as a Second Language program that CWW in Pinsk, Belarus is using to share the gospel with non-Christians.

19.  Please pray for upcoming Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) events that we will be hosting in Russia.

20.  Pray for several of our ministry leaders in Armenia who are also serving in their churches and pursuing advanced degrees.

21.  Praise God for our ministry team in Russia’s North Caucasus as they expand our SWW program and form new partnerships with local schools!

22.  Pray for Christian teachers in Ukraine who will be completing the third session of a four-part Christian Education Resource Network training program in late March.

23.  Please pray for the leaders of Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus as they continue planning new ministry initiatives, while also supporting their congregation.

24.  Pray for two upcoming NGPLI events in Tajikistan that will help young Christian professionals learn about sharing the gospel with Muslims.

25.  Pray for our ministry team in Russia’s North Caucasus as they continue sharing the gospel with the unreached, despite the challenges they face.

26.  Pray that our SWW students from Armenia would be able to reschedule their trip to Georgia, where they hope to conduct musical outreach, after having to cancel their original trip.

27.  Praise God for a new church that is being planted in the village of Ardon in North Ossetia, Russia!

28.  Please pray for SWW students in Kazakhstan who are working with the deaf community, as they are experiencing challenges with local police.

29.  Pray for Hafis, one of our SWW coordinators in Russia’s North Caucasus, as he is trying to register his home church with the local authorities.

30.  Pray for Christian schools and teachers in Russia who are facing challenges due to the anti-missionary laws that were passed in July.

31.  Please continue praying for our “I Care” Refugee Assistance Program in Ukraine, where millions of people are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.

February 2017 Prayer Requests

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  1. Praise God for the thousands of children in Eurasia who received Gifts of Hope during the Christmas season! Please pray that God would be at work in their hearts so that they may come to know Christ.
  2. Pray for an upcoming Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) conference that will take place in Belarus this month.
  3. Pray for young people in Tolyatti, Russia who are going to church, but don’t yet know God, and that our ministry efforts would bear fruit in their lives.
  4. Pray for our School Without Walls (SWW) leaders in Israel, as they are planning to start a new SWW group in the Czech Republic.
  5. Please pray for the regional coordinator of God’s Family Church in Minsk, Belarus as she leads ministry efforts, while also helping her daughters prepare for college.
  6. Praise God for providing resources and ministry opportunities in Russia, even in the midst of escalating religious persecution!
  7. Pray for our ministry team in Ukraine as they continue using our “I Care” Refugee Assistance Program to distribute humanitarian aid to internally displaced people and those who remain trapped in the war zone.
  8. Pray for our SWW students in Pinsk, Belarus as they partner with Christian student groups to prepare special evangelistic events at a local university in honor of the 500th anniversary of an edition of Psalms that was published by Francysk Skaryna in the Belarusian language.
  9. Please pray for our ministry workers and missionary partners who are dedicated to sharing the gospel with the unreached throughout Russia’s North Caucasus.
  10. Pray for our team in Ukraine as they meet with the leaders of professional networks in Kazakhstan, Moldova, and Russia.
  11. Pray for safety for some of our SWW students in Uzbekistan, as they are experiencing challenges with local authorities.
  12. Praise God for an English study group in Pinsk, Belarus, through which Church Without Walls (CWW) is teaching English lessons using Bible passages! Please pray that God would be at work in the students’ hearts so they may come to know Christ.
  13. Pray that God would grant wisdom to Vyacheslav, our SWW coordinator in Yekaterinburg, Russia, as he develops new ministry initiatives.
  14. Please pray that SWW students in Armenia would continue growing spiritually and sharing the gospel with their neighbors.
  15. Pray that young Christians in Saratov, Russia would actively participate in ministry efforts in their community.
  16. Pray for our plans to publish several ministry resources for young Christian professionals throughout Eurasia.
  17. Please pray for CWW in Pinsk, Belarus, as the church leaders are still trying to register with local authorities, construct their own building, and expand their small group ministry.
  18. Pray for our SWW students in Moldova as they organize and host a youth conference this month to encourage about 300 young people to share the gospel with their families, friends, and neighbors.
  19. Praise God for our ministry center in Vladikavkaz, Russia, through which we are expanding our ministry efforts, including church planting, in this volatile region!
  20. Pray that God would provide resources for CWW in Pinsk, Belarus, and that He would embolden working professionals who attend the church to share the gospel in their workplaces.
  21. Please pray for SWW students in Yekaterinburg, Russia as they begin their internships at local churches.
  22. Pray for Denis, our NGPLI director, as he develops and expands this strategic ministry throughout Eurasia.
  23. Pray for our SWW coordinators in Russia as they expand our ministry efforts in the North Caucasus and the Transcaucasia region.
  24. Praise God for our ministry leaders who are faithfully serving in Central Asia, despite the challenges they face!
  25. Please pray for our ministry team in Ukraine as they lead an NGPLI conference in Minsk, Belarus today.
  26. Pray for Georgiy, one of our SWW leaders in Vladikavkaz, Russia, as he is trying to obtain Russian citizenship.
  27. Pray that God would provide a new leader for the youth ministry at God’s Family Church in Minsk, Belarus.
  28. Please pray that God would grow the children’s ministry at Spiritual Renewal Church in Vladikavkaz, Russia.

January 2017 Prayer Requests

 

  1. img_4895  Please pray for our School Without Walls (SWW) students as they continue distributing Gifts of Hope to children in several different countries in Eurasia this month.
  2. Pray for our SWW coordinator in Uzbekistan, as he was recently fined for doing ministry work and is experiencing some personal health issues.
  3. Praise God for SWW training events and social outreach projects that are taking place in Vladivostok, Russia on January 3-6!
  4. Pray for a new Christian school that will be launching in Haifa, Israel this month.
  5. Please pray for several families that attend Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus who are experiencing health problems and financial difficulty.
  6. psedrmkraz0-1Pray for our SWW students and teachers in Perm, Russia, particularly a group that recently launched in the city of Chaykovsky.
  7. Pray that God would strengthen Edgar, Robert, and Vaye, three Christian policemen in Armenia, who may lose their jobs for attending church.
  8. Praise God that SWW is growing in Russia’s North Caucasus, and that our ministry partners in the region remain committed to expanding this program so that even more young people may come to know Christ through home Bible study groups, training seminars, and more!
  9. Please continue praying for Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus, as they are still trying to register with local authorities.
  10. Pray that God would bring about an end to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine so that this hurting nation can start to heal and Ukraine and Russia can be reconciled.
  11. Pray for our SWW and church-planting efforts in Russia’s North Caucasus as we expand our ministry to share the gospel with even more unreached people in this volatile region.
  12. Please pray for Eduard, our SWW coordinator in Moldova, as he and his wife are looking for a new place to live.
  13. Pray for two new ministry projects in Omsk, Russia: the translation of the gospel into the Siberian Tatar language and the restoration of a Christian center in Tara.
  14. 0v7lxt2vzqyPraise God for an evangelistic youth outreach event that is taking place in Armenia today!
  15. Pray for ongoing discipleship at CWW in Pinsk, Belarus, especially as several people recently accepted Christ and are now looking for ways to grow in their faith.
  16. Please pray for our SWW leaders in Vladivostok, Russia as they continue expanding SWW and youth outreach projects, while also looking for a new ministry building.
  17. Pray for the children’s ministry center that Eduard, our SWW coordinator in Moldova, and his wife started, as many of the children’s parents are Orthodox and don’t want their children attending the center.
  18. Pray for Valeriy, our SWW coordinator in Krasnodar, Russia, and his family, as he is dealing with health issues and looking for another job, all while continuing to develop training events for SWW students and other young leaders.
  19. Praise God that many of our containers of humanitarian aid for Ukraine have cleared customs! Please also pray that the remaining containers would clear quickly so we can continue bringing humanitarian aid to those who are suffering.
  20. Pray for Yevgeniy, our SWW coordinator in Vladivostok, Russia, and his son, who is applying to seminary in Moscow.
  21. Please pray for an upcoming regional church conference in Brest, Belarus that CWW is helping to organize.
  22. Continue praying for Georgiy, one of our SWW teachers in Vladikavkaz, Russia, as he is still dealing with issues related to a car accident he was in last year.
  23. Pray for our SWW leaders and ministry partners as they seek to develop and lead new ministry initiatives, while also making enough time for their families.
  24. Praise God that School #31 and Agrarian University in Vladikavkaz, Russia are now allowing SWW students to host preventative lectures for students! Please pray that more schools would follow their example.
  25. Please pray for Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus, as they are still trying to register their building with local authorities.
  26. Continue praying for our brothers and sisters in Russia as they continue sharing the gospel, even in the midst of growing religious persecution.
  27. Pray for new SWW students in Armenia, particularly an evangelical music group that is holding concerts in Armenia and Georgia.
  28. Praise God for a group of SWW students in Krasnodar, Russia that wants to plant a new church in their city!
  29. Please pray that God would keep Vyacheslav, our SWW coordinator in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and his family healthy.
  30. Pray for a Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative conference that will take place in Belarus next month.
  31. Pray that SWW students in Omsk, Russia would continue to grow spiritually and fearlessly share their faith during a weeklong mission trip to the Tatar people group in February.

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December 2016 Prayer Requests

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  1. Praise God for our first ever Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) forum in Central Asia, which took place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on November 12!
  2. Please pray for our Gift of Hope distribution efforts and other evangelistic events taking place throughout Eurasia during the Christmas season.
  3. Pray for a School Without Walls (SWW) youth conference that is taking place in Ukraine on December 2-3.
  4. Pray that God would bless our ministry leaders in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia’s North Caucasus as they expand our SWW efforts in these volatile regions.
  5. Pray for Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus, as the church leaders are applying for registration with the local authorities, while also expanding their various ministry initiatives.
  6. Please pray for SWW students in the city of Vanadzor, Armenia to be zealous for God and motivated to share the gospel with even more unreached people.
  7. Praise God for a group of 30 new SWW students in Russia’s North Caucasus who are committed to sharing the gospel!
  8. Pray for Vasiliy, one of the leaders of Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus, as he ministers to broken families in his community.
  9. Pray for CWW in Moldova, as our ministry partners are planning many different social outreach efforts and other evangelistic events during the Christmas season.
  10. Please pray that God would grant wisdom and courage to believers in Armenia as they share the gospel with the unreached.
  11. Praise God for our ministry center in Vladikavkaz, Russia and our partners at Spiritual Renewal Church, who are dedicated to sharing the gospel throughout the North Caucasus!
  12. Pray that God would continue to bless our NGPLI efforts in Belarus so that even more young Christian professionals can learn how to share the gospel in their workplaces.
  13. Pray for wisdom for a group of SWW students in Georgia who want to start a ministry to the homeless.
  14. Please pray that God would provide new opportunities for SWW students to share the gospel with young people in local schools and universities in Vladikavkaz, Russia.
  15. Pray for Yuriy, our SWW coordinator in Pinsk, Belarus, as his mother-in-law is undergoing surgery, and he is also developing his own business.
  16. Pray that our containers of humanitarian aid goods for Ukraine would clear customs as quickly as possible so that we can continue bringing these goods to those in need.
  17. Pray that God would use SWW to raise up new church leaders in Russia’s North Caucasus and expand our ministry efforts in the region.
  18. Please pray for the leaders of Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus as they encourage their congregation to continue growing in faith and sharing the gospel with their neighbors.
  19. Pray for Denis, our SWW coordinator in Svetliy, Moldova, as he seeks to faithfully serve the Lord and make enough time for his family.
  20. Praise God for a group of new SWW students in Russia who are participating in our Preparation for Success training seminars and inviting their friends to participate!
  21. Continue praying for Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus as the church leaders apply for registration with the local authorities.
  22. Pray that our 12 SWW centers in Ukraine would help to prepare the Next Generation of Christian leaders for effective ministry.
  23. Please pray that God would grant courage to our brothers and sisters in Russia who are continuing to share the gospel, even in the midst of escalating religious persecution.
  24. Pray for Aram, our SWW coordinator in Armenia, and a group of SWW students as they minister to Lianna, a single mother who suffers from epilepsy and is struggling to care for her family. Praise God that she recently started going to church!
  25. Pray for Roman, one of our ministry partners at Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus, as he recovers from a recent tumor removal surgery.
  26. Praise God that Ray and Cindy Le Clair, our missionaries in Ukraine, received permission to translate a teaching website into the Russian language! They are hoping to have it ready for a Christian Education Resource Network workshop for Christian teachers that will be taking place in January 2017.
  27. Please pray that our new SWW students in Gagauzia, Moldova would use their gifts and talents to reach their neighbors for Christ.
  28. Pray that God would be at work in the families that CWW in Pinsk, Belarus is serving so that they might come to accept Christ as their Savior.
  29. Continue praying for Georgiy, one of our SWW teachers in Vladikavkaz, Russia, as he is still trying to resolve a difficult financial situation related to a car accident he was in last year.
  30. Pray that God would lead nonbelievers to Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus so that they may come to know Christ.
  31. Please pray for our SWW students in Haifa, Israel as they take their final exams and prepare for graduation.

November 2016 Prayer Requests

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  1. Praise God for several forums and seminars for Christian teachers that Ray and Cindy Le Clair, our missionaries in Ukraine, and the Christian Education Resource Network held in October!
  2. Please pray for God to bless our ministry efforts in Russia’s North Caucasus, particularly School Without Walls (SWW) and our church planting projects.
  3. Pray that God would grant wisdom to Natali, our SWW coordinator in Minsk, Belarus, as he and his wife are starting a couple’s ministry called Seventh Heaven.
  4. Pray for Artur and Serop, two SWW students in Armenia, who are actively involved in organizing Christian concerts, one of which will be taking place this month.
  5. Pray for SWW efforts in Moldova, as our students are planning to expand their youth outreach by hosting training seminars in local schools, and holding special events at a local church.
  6. Praise God for the leaders of Spiritual Renewal church, our SWW students, and our other ministry partners in Vladikavkaz, Russia, who are all actively involved in reaching local youth with the gospel!
  7. Please pray for courage and endurance for believers in Kyrgyzstan, as the government is attempting to amend the constitution to further limit religious freedom.
  8. Pray for God to continue using our SWW students and the leaders of Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus to expand and grow His Kingdom.
  9. Pray for a group of SWW students and teachers from Siberia, Russia as they prepare for an upcoming mission trip to Mongolia.
  10. Continue praying for Robert, a man who recently accepted Christ and works for the local authorities in Armenia, as his boss recently asked him to choose between Christ and his job. Things have calmed down, but he is still in a very difficult position.
  11. Praise God for three new SWW branches that started in Moldova this year! Please pray that the students would be actively involved in reaching out to their communities.
  12. Pray for Yuriy, our SWW coordinator in Pinsk, Belarus, as he undergoes medical testing for his chronic headaches.20160925_152400
  13. Please pray for God to provide new ministry opportunities for our brothers and sisters in Russia as they continue sharing the gospel, despite escalating religious persecution.
  14. Continue praying for an end to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine so that those who are suffering can start to rebuild their lives.
  15. Pray that God would grant wisdom to the leaders of Church Without Walls in Pinsk, Belarus, as they recently started an English as a Second Language class for non-Christian youth.
  16. Praise God for a Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) forum that will be taking place in Kyrgyzstan this month!
  17. Please pray for Ivan, our SWW coordinator in Mongolia, Russia, and Siberia, as his wife, Luba, is currently undergoing chemotherapy.
  18. Pray for upcoming SWW events that will be taking place in Chaykovsky and Perm, Russia.
  19. Pray for our ministry team in Israel, as they are planning to open a youth center in Haifa for young people who want to learn about church planting.
  20. Please pray for the health of our ministry team in Ukraine and their families, as many of their children have been sick lately.
  21. Praise God that many young people in Russia have gotten involved in our Bible study groups!
  22. Pray for God to be at work in the hearts of those in Belarus who have fallen away from Him.
  23. Pray that God would grant wisdom and courage to our SWW teachers in Georgia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
  24. Please pray for our ministry team in Russia as they continue preparing for a large youth conference that will be taking place in Khovd, Mongolia later this winter.
  25. Pray for an NGPLI conference for Christian counselors that is taking place in Belarus on November 26.
  26. Pray for our SWW teachers in Armenia as they continue training and equipping young people for ministry.
  27. Please pray for Georgiy, one of our SWW teachers in Vladikavkaz, Russia, as he is facing a difficult situation involving a car accident that he was in last year.
  28. Praise God that many evangelical churches and organizations in Kyrgyzstan are interested in getting involved in NGPLI!
  29. Pray for our regional youth ministry center in Minusinsk, Russia, where 30 young people from Siberia and Mongolia are learning how to effectively share the gospel in their own communities.
  30. Please pray for the final preparations for our Gift of Hope Christmas outreach for children. This year, we plan to distribute 74,000 Gifts of Hope in Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine!

October 2016 Prayer Requests

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  1. Please pray for an International Alliance for the Development of Christian Education meeting that Ray and Cindy Le Clair, two of our ministry workers in Ukraine, are leading in Kiev on October 1.
  2. Praise God for a successful hiking trip that School Without Walls (SWW) students from North Ossetia, Russia recently led! Because of this trip, several young non-Christians started going to church!
  3. Pray for Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus as they continue growing their small group ministry.
  4. Pray that God would bless Eduard, our SWW coordinator in Balti, Moldova, as he and his wife lead three different youth groups with the help of their students.
  5. Please pray that God would grant wisdom and courage to our ministry team in Russia’s North Caucasus as they continue expanding SWW in this volatile region.
  6. Praise God that Robert, a man from Gyumri, Armenia, accepted Christ at one of our evangelistic concerts and is now actively serving in his church! Please also pray for him, as he works for the authorities and is not permitted to openly confess his faith.
  7. Pray that the leaders of God’s Family Church in Minsk, Belarus would continue bringing the gospel beyond their church’s walls.
  8. Pray for SWW students in Gagauzia, Moldova as they continue reaching out to a single mother and her six children who live in their village.
  9. Praise God for a new group of SWW students in Russia that is actively serving in a local church and home Bible study groups!
  10. Please pray for the school that Living Israel recently opened in Haifa. Young people from Russia, Ukraine, and other European countries will soon be arriving to begin their studies!
  11. Continue praying for Aram, our SWW coordinator in Armenia, as he prepares young people at his church to take over the leadership of his youth ministry.
  12. Pray for two upcoming Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) conferences in Krasnodar and Perm, Russia. About 800 total young people are expected to attend these strategic events!
  13. Praise God that CWW in Pinsk, Belarus is celebrating their third anniversary this month with a special family outreach event!
  14. Please pray that our containers of humanitarian aid goods would clear customs in Ukraine as quickly as possible so we can bring these goods to those in need.
  15. Pray for three new SWW groups in Georgia as they strive to transform their communities with the hope of the gospel.
  16. Pray for an upcoming one-day conference in Krasnodar, Russia that will encourage SWW students to reach their neighbors for Christ.
  17. Please pray for Andranik and Vova, SWW teachers in Armenia, as they prepare a new group of SWW students for effective ministry.
  18. Pray for a group of Christians from Kazakhstan who will be participating in parliamentary work groups to encourage the nation’s leaders to soften harsh religion laws that they are trying to pass.
  19. Praise God for renewed passion among the leaders of Spiritual Renewal Church in Vladikavkaz, Russia!
  20. Pray for Denis, our SWW coordinator in Moldova, as he seeks wisdom in balancing his work with family time.
  21. Pray for Uzbekistan as the nation prepares to elect a new president on December 4. Please specifically pray that this new leader would call for greater religious freedom in this nation where Christians are harshly persecuted.
  22. Please pray for Georgiy, a SWW teacher and pastor in Vladikavkaz, Russia, who is dealing with a difficult personal situation.
  23. Praise God for two Christian education seminars and a training course for Christian teachers that Ray and Cindy Le Clair, along with the Christian Education Resource Network, are hosting in Kiev, Ukraine at the end of October!
  24. Pray for a Christian band from Armenia as they travel to different cities to expand their ministry.
  25. Pray for our church-planting efforts and ministry to young people through preventative lectures and youth clubs in Russia’s North Caucasus.
  26. Please pray for Alexey, our SWW coordinator in Kazakhstan, and his wife, Alisa, who is experiencing some challenging health issues.
  27. Continue praying for courage and safety for believers in Russia as they proclaim the gospel, even in the midst of the nation’s new anti-terrorism laws.
  28. Pray for Joy Club, a youth group at CWW in Pinsk, Belarus, to continue growing so they can reach even more young people for Christ.
  29. Please pray for Valeriy, our SWW coordinator in Krasnodar, Russia, as he recovers from surgery.
  30. Pray that God would bless SWW students in Balti, Moldova, as they are planning to build a new church in the village of Ushureya.
  31. Pray that God would grant us wisdom as we prepare for this year’s Gift of Hope Christmas outreach for children.