HEART CRY Prayer requests from across Europe October â€“ December 2018
HEART CRY / OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2018
— OCTOBER 2018 — VASILE GRIGORITA MOLDOVA 1 Please pray for the 120 children who heard the gospel at the summer camp in Brinza. 2 Pray for God’s provision to sustain the ministry through the Day Care centre in Brinza. 3 Pray for the FRANK outreach mission by the Brinza Baptist Church to Friends, Relatives, Associates, Neighbours and Kids planned for November.
LAR CHILDREN’S HOME PORTUGAL 4 Pray that the seeds of God’s Word will grow in the lives of every child who attended the Summer Camp. 5 Pray for our colleague at Lar Children’s Home who is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer. 6 Pray that the Lord will give wisdom and motivation to the children and young people who have started new schools in Portugal.
12 Pray for the translation work of the ALPHA PreMarriage Course and the Parenting Course. 13 Pray for the first Global Leadership Summit in Serbia taking place at Novi Sad today. The goal is to try to influence business leaders in our society, and bring them closer to Christ. 14 Pray that new people will hear about Jesus Christ through the series of concerts, lectures and other evangelistic outreaches planned for the Autumn in Novi Sad.
MIRCO ANDREEV MACEDONIA 15 Please pray for the group of pastors and church workers from Germany with the name ‘Wolksmission’ currently visiting churches in Macedonia.
ROUMEN IVANOV BULGARIA 16 Pray for the 20 women at risk of abuse who are taking part in this week’s Bible programme and rehabilitation camp. Pray that God will restore their hearts and their entire lives.
7 Pray for today’s special celebrations of 70 years ministry through the Lar Children’s home.
DANIEL STRACINSKI MONTENEGRO
DUSAN BEREDI SERBIA
17 Pray for arrangements for the two-day seminar in Bar aimed at emerging church leaders.
8 Pray for the 20 men at the Duga Rehab Centre as they seek freedom from heroin addiction. May they truly know Christ and his power to set them free. 9 Pray for financial provision for the running costs of the Duga Rehab Centre made available free of charge to the participants. 10 Please pray for the children’s work at the church in Novi Sad and for more leaders to assist. 11 Pray for the vision and ministry of the ALPHA West Balkans office in Novi Sad.
18 Pray for the upcoming ALPHA course in the Serbian language and for those who will attend. 19 Pray for our plans and the finances to provide clothing and food for the poor this coming Winter. 20 Pray that Christian young people in Montenegro will find sustainable employment through micro businesses to avoid migration. 21 Pray for the plans of the evangelical churches in Montenegro to form an alliance as an effective voice to government officials.
TOMISLAV MOGUS CROATIA 22 Please pray that God will guide, protect and bless children from the church facing the challenge of a new school year, and for God to guide the teachers in the new curriculum. 23 Pray that Christian marriages in Croatia will be strengthened as a result of the seminars and relationship workshops organised by the church. 24 Pray for the churches and their pastors in Vukovar and Gunja in Eastern Croatia, where many Christian young people and couples are emigrating due to lack of employment. 25 Pray for the new woodworking business launched by Tomislav to generate income and reach new people with the gospel.
— NOVEMBER 2018 — MIRCO ANDREEV MACEDONIA 1 Please pray for the political situation in Macedonia following the recent referendum about the future constitutional name. 2 Pray for the new generation of students taking part in the Bible School in Kumanovo. 3 Please pray for the team from Honduras and a pastor from Argentina who will soon be visiting Macedonia and holding outreach events with us. 4 Pray for this week’s discipleship seminars in Skopje Evangelical Church by Pastor Sam Ko and Pastor Stan Lee.
26 Pray that the outreaches in the Vukovar area during October will be well-organised and blessed by God.
PETRE PETROV MACEDONIA
ARTUR KRASNIQI KOSOVO
5 Please pray that permission will be granted by the local authorities to build a new church sanctuary in Shtip.
27 Pray for all those invited to the special evangelistic event led by Dr. Terry Mortenson with the theme “Answers from Genesis”. 28 Please pray for the hundreds of people who heard the gospel through Impact Kosovo 2018. Pray that God would reveal Himself to them.
6 Pray for the new church plant in Radovis, Macedonia and the group of new believers. 7 Please pray that the new church in Sveti Nikole, Macedonia will find a new place to meet and grow.
29 Pray for more students to join the Bible School in Pristina, Kosovo.
RUSLAN TELPIZ MOLDOVA
30 Pray for the 20 families who have become believers and are being supported and discipled by the church.
8 Pray for the visit of the Romanian team who will present the evangelistic drama Heaven’s Gates, Hell’s Flames.
31 Please pray for church members who mostly live in Muslim communities where life can be a constant struggle.
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9 Please pray for the provision of thermal insulation for the church building in Gotetsi to keep everyone warmer and to reduce heating costs. 10 Pray for next week’s FRANK outreach mission organised by the church in Gotesti, with support from a team of UK evangelists, to take place in scores of homes across South Moldova.
HEART CRY / OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2018
VJEKO & JOSIPA MRSIC CROATIA
BENJAMIN MARTIN SPAIN
11 Prayer that the elders of the Good News Church in Split will have vision, wisdom and the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
18 Pray that the many needs of migrants at the EEA churches in Velez-Malaga, Marbella and Torremolinos will be met through God’s grace.
12 Pray for the youth of Good News Church as they reach out to their friends and take part in the outreach in Split. 13 Prays for today’s Outback Croatia event to help parents raise their children with godly values.
ROUMEN IVANOV BULGARIA 14 Please pray that the women’s prayer conferences taking place this week in Sofia, Samokov and Dobromirka will create fresh hunger and thirst for the Lord Jesus Christ and his Word. 15 Pray for the five Soup Kitchens that will re-open in November until April 2019 for 250 Roma children in the villages of Karnare, Ihtiman, Rozino, Pevtsite and Slatina.
19 Pray for the mayors, town officials and politicians who have attended evangelistic events. May they know Christ and find favour towards the work of the evangelical churches.
MARIAN SERBAN ROMANIA 20 Please pray for the salvation of many young people who have moved on following their support by Project Romanian Rescue. 21 Pray that the young people currently being helped by Project Romanian Rescue will respond positively to the gospel. 22 Pray that the boys facing change, as a result of PRR’s move from Kogalniceanu to Murfatlar, may adapt quickly.
IVICA ICO MATULIĆ CROATIA
TEFIK MUSOSKI MACEDONIA
16 Pray for this weekend’s conference ‘How we get free from life’s hurts and wounds, and how we stand and mature as sons and daughters of our Heavenly Father’, led by Jeff Scaldwell from Father’s House Europe.
23 Pray that the church in Prilep would be able to organise an ALPHA course.
VIORICA TATARU GREECE
TOMISLAV DOBUTOVIC BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
17 Pray that the participants in the sewing classes will achieve competency and future employment at Threads of Hope in Athens.
25 Pray for those who attended the recent ALPHA course in Sarajevo.
24 Pray that the church building for Roma believers in Prilep would be finally be completed.
26 Pray for all the new contacts made through the Conversational English Course, Sewing Course and skating outreach in Sarajevo. 27 Pray for our plans to distribute 1,000 gift boxes to needy children in Sarajevo.
28 Pray for all those being invited to our Christmas concert and church services at Sarajevo Baptist Church.
PLAMEN BORISOV, BULGARIA 29 Pray for a speedy recovery following the replacement of a hip joint for Plamen’s mother as a result of a fall.
MONIKA MAHR ROMANIA 6 Pray that the CASA Grace team will be filled with dedication and wisdom to work with those in need. 7 Pray that the CASA team will have the resources to be able to give the right support at the right time, and especially urgent expenses.
SLAVKO HADZIC BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
8 Pray for the team from Keynsham Elim Church as they help us to distribute Christmas Shoe Boxes this week in and around Oradea, Romania.
30 Pray for conversions among the 13 families who benefit from the church’s humanitarian work.
IVICA ICO MATULIĆ CROATIA
— DECEMBER 2018 — 1 Pray that the Counselling Centre ministry in Sarajevo will help to improve lives and reach people with the Gospel.
PAUL NEGRUT ROMANIA 2 Pray for Emanuel University students as they adapt to the demands of their studies. 3 Pray for financial resources for the renovation of Emanuel University campus after major storm damage.
DARIO KAPIN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 4 Please pray for spiritual breakthrough as the gospel is presented in Zenica, which is 95% Muslim. 5 Please pray for God’s provision for the church building, family support and the bee project.
9 Pray that God will provide larger premises as the church in Korcula grows. 10 Pray for those attending the Discipleship School led by Ico Matulić and held every Wednesday in Korcula. 11 Pray for open hearts and minds during the ongoing distribution of Bibles and Christian literature on the island of Korcula, Croatia.
LUCIAN TABAC MOLDOVA 12 Pray for the formation of Bible Study groups in the villages of Badicu and Larga. 13 Pray for a reliable minibus to assist the outreach to villages in South Moldova.
ANDREI GHEDEON MOLDOVA 14 Please pray for Moldova as it faces a great migration exodus and this impacts on local churches.
HEART CRY / OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2018
GAVRIL COVACI ROMANIA
ALEX VULKANOV BULGARIA
15 Pray for a building for the new believers in the Roma community of Tarcea.
24 Pray for the complete healing of young Emy following diagnosis of diabetes a few months ago.
16 Please uphold in prayer the teenagers’ Discovery Bible Study in Tinca. Give thanks for their enthusiasm and hunger for the Word.
25 Pray for the provision for brochures to be used for personal evangelism in Pazardjik.
ANATOL DUNAS MOLDOVA 18 Pray for the 15 students at the Bible school and the equipping of leaders for the ministry. 19 Pray that God would provide resources for a house for 50 people to be built on the plot in Larga. The building will be used for Sunday services, Bible classes and children’s ministry. 20 Pray for our ministry to 60 deaf and dumb adults and youth who receive provisions twice a year and attend a Gospel Bible study.
VALERIU MUNTEANU MOLDOVA 21 Please pray for Marina, Dana and Lenuța who as teenagers accepted Jesus into their hearts.
ANATOLI YANKOV BULGARIA 22 Pray for God’s provision to enable four young people to attend this month’s Youth Camp, costs their parents can’t afford. 23 Pray for two tower air conditioners for the new church building and the replacement of microphones and speakers for the worship team.
26 Please pray for more Sunday school teachers to assist with the children’s ministry in Pazardjik.
MONIKA MAHR ROMANIA 27 Please pray for the severely disabled children supported through the CASA Grace Kingdom Kids programme. 28 Pray for the ladies taking part in the six-month training course in sewing and for their teachers, Dana and Stephan.
SLAVKO HADZIC BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 29 Please pray for Slavko’s safety and good health as he travels and takes part in Langham Preaching seminars. 30 Pray that the church Christmas programme of concerts, puppet shows and church services will present the gospel effectively. 31 Give thanks to God for his faithfulness and riches towards us in Christ.
Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
17 Please pray that Pastor Gavril and his wife, Aghi, will find relief from ongoing painful and debilitating health issues.
â€” OUR PRAYER FOR EUROPE â€” Heavenly Father, We stand amazed at the way you continue to transform lives through the gospel of your Son, Jesus Christ. Your redemptive hand reaches out to the lost and the least to demonstrate your deep love for humanity. Through your willing servants you step into places of darkness and pain to bring light and healing.
We pray that your Spirit will move mightily upon all those in Europe who are called to preach the gospel, equip believers, plant churches and minister to the needs of the poor. We praise you for the many testimonies of your power at work and commit to pray for your will to be done on earth as it is in heaven. Amen
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Prayer requests from across Europe, October – December 2018