February 3, 2021
Bethany Kapezya (DR Congo, DPG Day 1)
Praise God that Claude is ok after a car accident; unfortunately Bethany’s car is not. Pray for Claude who hopes to travel north to Manono this week. Pray for safe travel during the wet season. Pray for safety at home and for protection from bandits in the city.
Belinda and Herman Lamprecht (South Africa, DPG Day 2)
Praise God that Herman has had the opportunity to work with others to develop an app that will help workers in a creative-access country. Pray for the Belinda and Herman and their kids, that they will not be disheartened but instead continue to focus on Jesus as their strength and peace during these difficult times.
David and Mary Chapman (Zambia, DPG Day 3)
Pray for David whose flight yesterday was cancelled. Pray he can fly out soon.
Phil and Sandy Jones (Mexico, DPG Day 5)
Pray urgently for Sandy’s mother and aunt who are sick with COVID, and they both are on oxygen. They are believers. Pray that Phil can continue to get the required oxygen supply. Pray for their quick recovery and for their family’s protection, especially Sandy. There’s been a significant spike in cases in their state. Josh is being home-schooled. The café is running at 40%; thank God the staff are well. Phil is busy marking for the seminary. Please note that Phil and Sandy’s address has changed again from the one printed in the Feb Serving Together — it’s now:
Paseo de las Pitahayas 40, Thandi 77A
Col. Zibatá, El Marques, Queretaro
C.P. 76269 MEXICO
Mark and Alex Ronalds (India, DPG Day 8)
Thanks for praying — the Ronalds family are safely back in Hebron and are in quarantine.
Trevor and Manoli Allan (Spain, DPG Day 18)
Pray for Spain which has more than 2.5 million COVID cases and over 55,000 deaths. Pray for the Narón and Ribadeo churches as they meet in small groups as best that they can. Pray that everyone stays well. Pray for ongoing finance for the Ribadeo building project, and for the sale of the investment flat. Pray for Nat to get his residence visa soon.
David and Stacie Coates (Restricted Access, DPG Day 25)
Pray for Stacie to recover quickly after knee replacement surgery yesterday. Pray for their country of service which is political turmoil; pray for democracy to be respected.
DATECLAIMER: The next face-to-face Victorian Mission Awareness Program will be on Sunday 28 February from 4 – 5.30 pm at Grace West Bible Church (16 Sydney St, Albion). There will be speakers from a number of restricted access countries. Due to limited seating, please register with Rachel Reed (0415 711 733, email@example.com).
DATECLAIMER: The next online NSW Women’s Mission Convention will be on Sunday 14 March 2021 at 3pm. Speakers will be Allison Howell, Bethany Kapezya and Denise Ottosson. More details to follow.