Tucson Mission Network
Prayer Requests & Announcements
April 11, 2005
Please pray forů
Fabulous 50s Fundraiser at the Z Mansion for the
Giving Tree Outreach Program. - Tuesday, April 12th from 5 to 10 PM. The Z
Mansion is located at 288 N. Church downtown. Call Libbie Wright 304-4232
for more information.
The vision of Ephraim E., President of the
International Bible Academy for children to be raised up and trained to
become Christian pastors when they are grown.
Missionary kids, who are often overlooked and
whose lives can be especially challenging.
Our friends in the hospital:
a) Homer Grob at TMC - pray for him and his wife
b) Betty Bitgood's husband at the VA Hospital
Ministry to incarcerated boys, and the book
ministry, at Catalina Mountain School. Lots of changes there right now.
Taiwanese student who came to Christ here has
shared his faith with his Buddhist parents, who have been visiting him in
Tucson. They are returning to Taiwan soon. Pray for faith to continue
growing in all their hearts.
Pray for these teams getting ready to go
a) team of 12 going to Brazil soon (Dean S.'s
b) International Turkey Network team
traveling in Turkey May - June
c) team from Northminster to Malawi - in
d) post-Tsunami teams being received right now
Kevin, who has been on the ground in Indonesia
doing post-Tsunami work. He is suffering fatigue and has health concerns.
Elinor M., who goes to Thailand the week of
April 18th, to relieve a Wycliffe accountant. She needs grace to finish the
50 tax returns on her desk due Friday.
Gardners, as they travel to missionary care
meetings in Germany and Thailand beginning April 15th. Pray for health,
vigor, travel mercies, and wisdom as they share with people.)
Compassion Weekend at Pantano the last week of
April. Pray that many will respond to the opportunity to love a child to
Jesus through sponsorship.
Bruce S. asks for prayer for his partnership
development (prayer and support raising) for his work with Wycliffe. Also
for El Camino as the church embarks on a new missions direction, and for
deeper prayer commitment in the church.
Renee G's missions ministry in the PCUSA
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Tom B. who
works with them here.
Continued growth at Rivers Edge church, and
effectiveness as they reach out to their neighbors.
1st Baptist Church as they go through
More prayer in our lives and in our churches.
Consider joining or forming a prayer group!
Praise God for:
a) a great Total It Up, and the many
participants who attended
b) the 225 volunteers who came to help at SIL.
Thanks to their efforts there is now scripture on the Web in Mexico!
c) Libby Wright's leadership in compassionate
ministry in our city through the Giving Tree Outreach Program and the Grace
d) God's provision of a building for the Giving
Tree Outreach Program. Pray for help in refurbishing the building.
e) The Christian Association for Psychological
Studies may include a missions track in their next national meeting, thanks
to the opportunitiy the Lord gave the Gardners to speak to them at this
a) The Next Christendom, by Philip Jenkins.