During September please pray for:
The Little Readers group this morning that both the caregivers and children
would have a good time of fun and fellowship.
Opawa Baptist Church that as we may need to make significant decisions
regarding our future over the coming months that we would wait on God in
prayer and be guided by the Holy Spirit.
A good time of fellowship at the Women's Spring Event today and the Youth
fundraiser Variety Show tonight.
Koru as they meet this evening that the leaders would have enthusiasm and
wisdom and the young people who attend would have an enjoyable time.
God's blessing and a sense of His presence at each of the services at Opawa
today - the 10.30am service, Hymn Service and Unite.
Rod Robson that he would continue to know God's guidance for his leadership at
Opawa and in his other responsibilities.
Chris Landers as he leads the Worship Ministry Team, that he and his team
would be able to lead us to love and appreciate God more and more.
God's blessing on the services today, particularly at Opawa, but also in other
churches across the city.
Girl's Brigade that God would continue to bless the girls who attend this
ministry of the church.
The church building repairs, that progress would be made and that any decisions
still to be made would be wise.
Hugh and Norma as they continue to minister to people in the community that
they would be wise and effectively show compassion.
People who are unwell at present or who have significant ongoing health issues
that they would know God's comfort and healing.
Crafts and Bowls this morning that all who attend would have a good time of
fellowship and be encouraged by the devotional time.
The small groups in the church that those attending would be able to encourage
one another and learn things that deepen their Christian faith.
The children of the church, as Term 3 concludes today that they would have
good times over the next two weeks and be protected from all evil.
Tranzsend missionaries and particularly those we help support: Peter and Lynley,
Lizzie, and John and Helen that they would continue to know God's strength and
Young teenagers attending the AMPED camp over the next two days that they
would be challenged and make wise decisions.
The Opawa Youth Group to encourage each other and grow in Christian
maturity. Pray for Andrew, Bella and Elliot as they provide leadership.
The church worldwide as congregations gather for worship today that we
would all worship in Spirit and in truth.
As church members relate with each other and with other people today, pray
that all conversations would be God-honouring and encouraging.
The Pastoral Care Ministry of the church that people would be able to care in
effective and appropriate ways. Pray especially for Elizabeth Taylor as she co-
ordinates this ministry.
The Christmas Child Appeal that as the boxes will be available today many people
would feel they are able to contribute.
The next Senior Pastor of Opawa Baptist that God would be preparing that
person to receive a call.
The church finances, that God would continue to supply all our needs and that
we would be wise in how we spend this money.
The Vege Co-op today that the process would run smoothly, good times shared
amongst the volunteers and good connections made with customers.
That institutions in Waltham such as the Community Cottage and School would
be places where people are encouraged. Pray that the Holy Spirit would work in
the lives of people in this part of the city drawing them towards God.
Robyn Peterson as she works in the church office that she would continue to
know God's wisdom and strength and would share His love with those who visit
during the week.
Emma Richardson as she serves as our Custodian and as Children's Ministry
Leader that she would continue to know God's strength and wisdom.
The DIEM Young Adults as they meet that they would have good fellowship and
be encouraged in their faith.
The Church Board that they would be united in perceiving God's will in matters
they need to discuss and decisions they need to make.