Mission Stories

  • Pray for Costa Rica on Sunday, November 17, 2013

    By: Scott Hardin-Nieri Nov 08, 2013

    Lectionary Selection: Isaiah 65: 17-25

    Prayers for Costa Rica:
    Incredibly Creative God,
    Your beauty and power is evident all around us. We see your thumbprint on the faces that sit near us in worship and your footprint in the neighborhoods in which we live. The prophet Isaiah pleaded with his audience to look for your presence in all areas of life - in family, in brokenness in joy and in...Read more...

  • Pray for Fiji on Sunday, November 10, 2013

    By: Aaron Wiggins Oct 31, 2013

    Lectionary Selection: 2 Thess 2: 1-5, 13-17

    Prayers from the World Council of Churches 10th General Assembly:
    O God, you are the Creator of all things and all people. You do not declare partisanship towards one group over the other.  More precisely, you are the God of conservatives and liberals, fundamentalist and universalist, republicans and democrats, labor and liberal, independent and libertarian and everything in between. ...Read more...

  • Walking Humbly

    By: Mark Behle Oct 29, 2013

    At the end of October the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) celebrated the 2nd annual Leeto la Thapelo (Journey of Prayer) event. This church-wide celebration was started to help bring the church closer together and strengthen the unity of the church. This year the event highlighted specially-designed blankets, in a variety of colors, featuring the new logo of the church.


  • Pray for Mexico on Sunday, November 3, 2013

    By: Scott Nicholson Oct 25, 2013

    Lectionary Selection: Luke 19: 1-10

    Prayers for Mexico:
    Beloved God of compassion and justice, we give thanks for your presence within the beauty of creation and for the gift of life to experience that wonder. We ask for the strength to bring down walls that divide creation and limit the opportunities for so many of your children while producing riches for just a few. May those who profit from this...Read more...

  • Pray for Argentina and Paraguay on Sunday, October 27, 2013

    By: Amelia Casillas Oct 21, 2013

    Lectionary Selection: Luke 18: 9-14

    Prayers for Argentina and Paraguay:
    God of celebration and good news, guide the work of our church partners in Paraguay and Argentina.  Knit together these diverse communities of faith to meet the challenges that seem overwhelming. Weave together their faith with a curious heart to remain open to learning from one another. Let the Holy Spirit of unity and interconnectedness of “projimos” or neighbors,...Read more...

  • Pray for Ghana on Sunday, October 20, 2013

    By: Gary Luallin Oct 14, 2013


    Lectionary Selection: Luke 18: 1-8

    Prayers for Ghana:
    God, we have heard the parable where Jesus encourages us to pray always and never lose heart. Thank you for the strength to obey this teaching.  Today, God, we pray for Ghana and the work of our mission partners, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ghana. We recognize your mighty work in Ghana and we bless your name for answering our...Read more...

  • Sili is Pursuing His Dream

    By: Xuyen Dangers Oct 03, 2013

    Silimanotham Halsana, a multiple talent social worker of Laos, a ‘child’ of DONKOI center got a chance to go to the Asian Social Institute, (ASI) to pursue his Master Degree in Social Services and Development, MSSD.


  • Lao Disabled Women Development Center (LDWDC)

    By: Xuyen Dangers Oct 03, 2013

    On Thursday 12 September 2013, Mme Xuyen has come to introduce social work to a group of 16 young women at LDWDC.


  • Pray for Haiti on Sunday, October 13, 2013

    By: Jeanette Salley Oct 03, 2013

    Lectionary Selection: Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7

    Prayers for Haiti:
    O God.  How excellent is your name in all the earth!  You are love—continuous love beyond our understanding.  You are grace—giving humanity that that we don’t deserve.  You are mercy—not giving us what we do deserve.  You are creator of all—we live and breathe the life that you give us every day.  However, we come before you O God because in...Read more...

  • Pray for East Timor on Sunday, October 6, 2013

    By: Carlos Madrazo Sep 28, 2013

    Lectionary Selection: Psalm 137

    Prayers for East Timor:
    Almighty God, the omnipotent and omnipresent, we ask for guidance and grace for our mission partners in Timor Leste - ITPL and its two related foundations - Foundasaun Didache (for the Lisa Dila Vocational High School) and Foundation Social Naroman (engaged in relief and development). We pray for blessings on IPTL’s leadership under Pandetta Moises Antonio Da Silva and the other elected...Read more...

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