Prayer diary from February 2017

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Wednesday, 01 February 2017

IRELAND: CMSI Teams
Give thanks for the six teams and a few partner visits that will take place in 2017. Pray for staff as they source flights, book accommodation, plan the programme and conduct team training. Pray that all will go smoothly and according to plan.

Thursday, 02 February 2017

IRELAND: CMSI Teams
Pray for the residential training event taking place in Tobermore this Friday and Saturday for all the teams going overseas in 2017. Pray for staff as they prepare for the event and for the team members to be encouraged and inspired by what they learn and by their time together.

Friday, 03 February 2017

KENYA: Urban Development Programme
Starting today, All Saints’ Cathedral is celebrating its first centenary. Please pray for the events that will be taking place. Pray too for the relationship between the cathedral and the UDP: pray for a shared vision and that the work in Kayole would be prayerfully supported by those who attend the cathedral.

Saturday, 04 February 2017

KENYA: Urban Development Programme
Pray for the new CMSI Children’s Resource, ‘Growing in God’, which focuses on the UDP and seeks to support Tujisaidie Primary School. Give thanks for input provided by local photographer Caleb Mutua. Pray that through this resource, many children and young people in Ireland will learn more about our partners in Kenya.

Sunday, 05 February 2017

SOUTH SUDAN
The security situation in South Sudan continues to deteriorate. Pray for the most poor and vulnerable who have been unable to travel to find refuge in other regions. They suffer violence, fear and famine.

Monday, 06 February 2017

SOUTH SUDAN: Ibba Diocese
St Peter’s School has been struggling to retain teachers. Pray for long-term, sustainable solutions; pray that willing teachers will be maintained in their roles at the school.

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

SOUTH SUDAN: Ibba Diocese
The Youth in Ibba had been planning their first conference together, but the present security situation has forced them to postpone it. Pray that they will not be discouraged and that a new date can be fixed soon.

Wednesday, 08 February 2017

SOUTH SUDAN: Kajo-Keji Diocese
Pray for wisdom and God’s clear direction as a new bishop is appointed for Kajo-Keji.

Thursday, 09 February 2017

SOUTH SUDAN: Kajo-Keji Diocese
Pray for wisdom and God’s clear direction as a new bishop is appointed for Kajo-Keji.

Friday, 10 February 2017

BURUNDI: Alison and Paul Guinness
Give thanks for the safe arrival of Jeremy Philip Grattan Guinness to Paul and Alison in late October. Pray for God’s helping in adjusting to parenthood, while continuing to study and prepare for returning to Burundi in 2017.