“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrier who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17
The prayer chain is a group of people from Christ Church Midrand who are committed to praying for the needs of those attending CCM. If you would like to join this group, or bring your needs or thanksgiving before the Lord, please contact: Helen 011 318 2481 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Di Walker (after hours): 072 476 9243 / email@example.com
Do you need prayer? You can email requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org or make use of the Prayer Chain by calling 011 318 2481 or visit the Prayer Room after each service on a Sunday. You can also complete the Prayer Request form below and put it in the box at the Information Desk.
SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER: Pray for the Gauteng Men’s Convention that is taking place today, for speaker Bishop Glenn Lyons, for many to attend and for lives to be changed.
SUNDAY 2 SEPTEMBER: Pray for those who are teaching the Word of God in churches all over the country today, that they may remain steadfast in their faithfulness to the Bible.
MONDAY 3 SEPTEMBER: Give thanks for the recent Synod which took place at CCM, for decisions that were made and for Cate, Christina and all those who assisted with making it run smoothly.
TUESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER: As the private schools re-open, pray for the children, teachers and other staff members who are returning. Pray they have benefitted from the break and that they will be refreshed for the final term.
WEDNESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER: Give thanks that we can meet together to pray for our families, friends, country and church without fear of persecution.
THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER: Let us thank God for the many ways in which He has blessed our church over the years and pray that He may enable more of us to give towards the life of the church.
FRIDAY 7 SEPTEMBER: Pray for the Focus girls’ sleep over at Nokuphila Lodge, to encourage those students who are Christians to live for Christ on campus and in their places of residence.
SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER:Pray for the BiPolar: Down Together Group that meet today, for Maia who is leading and for those who are battling with this disorder.
SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER: Nokeng will be spending this weekend having a prayer walk (Saturday) to Pray for the support groups that are starting up – GriefShare, DivorceCare and Care Connect. Pray for those leading the course and that those who are hurting will find solace.
MONDAY 10 SEPTEMBER:: Pray that those who attend the Newcomers evening will feel part of the family of Christ Church Midrand and will become involved in serving.
TUESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER:Give thanks for the Life Groups, for those who open their homes for the groups to meet, for the leaders and for every person who attends. May they grow in their knowledge and love of Christ
WEDNESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER:Pray for those who are mourning the loss of loved ones, ask that the Holy Spirit might strengthen their faith if it is being tested, and they may turn to God for the comfort that only He can bring.
THURSDAY 13 SEPTEMBER:: Lift up the student outreach, pray that many students will hear the good news and that many hearts will turn to God through the power of the Holy Spirit.
FRIDAY 14 SEPTEMBER: Pray for those who are unemployed, ask that their trust and dependence on God’s promises will be strengthened and that He may provide opportunities.
SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER:: Pray for Rochelle and her team of helpers as they run Kids Cutting Edge. Pray for safety and for the children to not only have fun but to learn more about their Lord and Saviour. Pray for Eleanor as she teaches at the Nokeng Women’s breakfast.
SUNDAY 16 SEPTEMBER: Pray that hard hearts may be softened through the power of God’s word as it is preached at the morning and evening services and that many will turn to Christ.
MONDAY 17 SEPTEMBER: We pray that God may bless the work of the Love Trust as it strives to reach those who are in the most desperate need and enrich their lives through quality education.
TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER: Pray for our Prayer Team as they pray for others and come alongside the bereaved, the blessed and many in between. Romans 8:34 “Christ Jesus is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.”
WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER: Pray for those involved in the State Capture investigation, that they may unbiased and seek the truth.
THURSDAY 20 SEPTEMBER: Pray for the teen leaders as they meet to prepare for the weekend. Give thanks for those who are willing to give up their time to teach our teens.
FRIDAY 21 SEPTEMBER: Pray for the kids and teens who meet tonight, that they will have opportunities to invite their friends and they may get to know Jesus Christ whilst having fun.
SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER: Pray for non-Christians amongst your friends, family or at work and think of inviting them to one of the forthcoming Outreach Week events.
SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER: Pray for Martin and the church staff, ask that God may lead, strengthen, encourage, rebuke and enable them to persevere in their faithful service to God.
MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER: As we celebrate Heritage Day, let us thank God for the ways in which He has blessed our land and pray for continued freedom to proclaim His word to the lost
TUESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER: Let us pray for Eddie and Fiona Lombard as they are on sabbatical, may it be a time of personal growth and may they return refreshed and enthusiastic for their ministries.
WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER: Let us pray for the church finances and for people to continue giving generously so the work can continue.
THURSDAY 27 SEPTEMBER: Pray for the teen leaders as they meet tonight, that they might teach faithfully from God’s word.
FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER: Give thanks for the many ministries at the church and for those who lead them. Pray that they may remain faithful to the gospel as they serve.
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER: Pray for all the Outreach Week activities that will be taking place and for people to bring their non-Christian friends to hear the good news.
SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER: Pray for Glenn Lyons as he speaks at the start of our Outreach Week. Pray many newcomers will attend and want to know more.