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Spring 2014

Prayer Guide

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Seek the lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. (Isaiah 55:6)

General prayers for each week Tuesday

Albania Albania celebrated 100 years as an independent nation in 2012, however, democracy is still fragile. Continue to pray for Albania as it deals with the extremes of poverty and wealth.

Bosnia–Herzegovina MWB’s country manager, Dalibor Kojic, reports that ‘borders and barriers’ are being broken down every year. Thank God for this good news and continue to pray for ethnic integration.

Bulgaria Pray for President Rosen Plevneliev, Vice President Margarita Popova and other politicians as they confront political unrest, protest, and balancing European–Russian relations.

Wednesday

Thursday

Moldova EU trade agreements aim to increase exports and imports by as much as 16% and 8% respectively. Pray for positive results for all Moldovans: An increase in wages; better prices to consumers; better care for young and old.

Romania MWB’s country manager, Eugen Macavei, states that Romania ‘faces great difficulties as many people lose their jobs and cannot look after their families.’ Pray for Romanians who face many social problems.

Friday Ukraine Pray for an end to political tensions – especially protection against further injury and bloodshed. Please pray for wise and fruitful discussions to occur between Ukraine’s leaders and opposition.

Administration, President Republic of Bulgaria

Monday

flickr/Nessa Gnatoush

Sunday

Saturday UK Give thanks for God’s hand on the work of the UK office team and pray for a renewed vision for the year ahead.


Spring 2014

Seek the lord while he may be found; call on him

23 Feb–1 March

2–8 March

Albania Excellent progress has been made with 17 different churches cooperating fruitfully with MWB Albania. Praise God for the work of Monika and her team. Pray their work continues to blossom throughout the coming year.

Bosnia–Herzegovina MWB B–H distributed 40,000 bibles last year and MWB’s work has extended to new towns. Pray for wisdom and courage to take on new opportunities as God presents them to the team.

9–15 March

16–22 March

23–29 March

Bulgaria With Bulgaria struggling to deal with the recession, MWB provides food support and other specific care to those suffering. Pray that our ministry is well received by those who need help and also by the authorities.

Moldova Pray for our new country manager, Anatoly Kirillov, as he settles in to lead the team. Ask God to give Anatoly encouragement, wisdom and spiritual support as he tackles new challenges.

Romania Exciting new opportunities have opened for MWB Romania. Pray for God’s blessing on these, particularly the agricultural training at MWB’s cooperative greenhouse, Community Centres and new After School Clubs.

30 March–5 April Mother Care Praise God for our Mother Care project providing new mothers in Albania and Moldova with assistance and supplies for safe deliveries. Pray for their babies, and that each mum receives good post-natal guidance.

6–12 April UK Outreach Monika Qerimi is visiting from Albania to share with us God’s work in her home country. Pray that many UK supporters will hear her. Pray also for new opportunities to speak about MWB this year.


while he is near. (Isaiah 55:6) 13–19 April

20–26 April

Jesus our Saviour This Easter week we focus our thoughts on Jesus who died, was buried, and who overcame death. Praise God for giving his Son to be the Resurrection and the life.

Seeds of Hope Remember all those who receive hope through our seed boxes. Give thanks to God for the success of this essential work in each of our six field countries supporting many needy families towards self-sufficiency.

27 Apr–4 May Ukraine Remember Mykola Bogdanets our country manager. Pray for protection over MWB’s work here, especially with political unrest and legal changes to social care, Children’s Homes and customs regulations.

19–25 May Christian theatre Many of our field countries use puppet shows and other Christian theatre to communicate the gospel to children and adults alike. Pray for those who create and perform this important ministry.

5–11 May

12–18 May

Street Mercy Pray for protection over our StreetMercy outreach. Thank God for the resources of volunteers, food and vans available for this crucial work in bringing hope and practical support to those living on the streets.

Outreach events Pray for God to reach the hearts of more people across Eastern Europe. Give thanks for the local churches, their outreach work, the care they give to local communities and for our partnership with many.


Spring 2014 26 May–2 June Scholarships and Vocational training Many young people across Eastern Europe have few prospects of work or earning an income. Pray that MWB can provide more opportunities for vocational training giving youngsters the ability to learn to support themselves.

3–9 June

10–16 June

Summer camps Our local co-ordinators are choosing applicants for up to 30 Summer Camps that we hold in each country where we work. Ask God to guide the selections for the most disadvantaged children.

Christian Media Pray for those producing MWB’s Christian Radio programmes. Pray also for the thousands of children and adults listening to our ‘Seeds of Truth’ programmes across Ukraine and Romania.

17–23 June Bibles for families Since 2010, MWB has distributed over 1,000,000 bibles. Remember all those who seek to promote the teaching, distribution and accessibility of the scriptures.


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