Monday, September 19, 2011

Boma Mission Trip Daily Prayer Guide

The send-off at church yesterday (sorry it's a bad photo!)
Tomorrow I leave on my mission trip to Boma, South Sudan! Our church had a family gathering last night with a send-off for our team, which was so incredible to be a part of. There are so many people praying and supporting us on this trip; it's really humbling and amazing to see how amazing God works all things together for His glory and good.

The purpose of this post is to give you a rough guide that my church (Harvest Community) published for the congregation to use when praying. If you're supporting me and my team in prayer, I hope you find this helpful in providing you with more specifics. Thank you again for your wonderful prayer and support! Soli Deo Gloria! His Kingdom come and His will be done on earth as it is in heaven - in Boma!

Tuesday, September 20th
The team leaves for Boma today. Pray for us as we travel that we will not encounter any difficulties. Also remember our families as we ill be away for two weeks.

Wednesday, September 21st
Our team is still en-route to our final destination. Pray for endurance as we complete the final legs of the journey. Pray that God will prepare the hearts of those to whom we will be ministering.

Thursday, September 22nd
Our team arrives in Boma. Continue to pray for strength, energy, and good health. Pray for Rosemary as she works to set things up for us. Pray that everything goes smoothly on getting all the supplies we need to Boma.

Friday, September 23rd
Pray for the team as we spend our first day getting settled and meeting our hosts. Pray for the first day of ministry and projects.

Prayer for the team at the church Family Gathering last night
Saturday, September 24th
Pray for us as we interact with people and share the love of God with them. Pray for the people of Boma that God will draw their hearts to His.

Sunday, September 25th
Pray for the team as we attend the church service and share the Word of God during the message time.

Monday, September 26th
Pray for the opportunities to interact with the students and teacher training as we strive to encourage and come alongside the teachers.

Tuesday, September 27th
Pray for the Pastor training as we study the book of Ephesians together (just like Harvest is doing, woo-hoo!) and inspire them to live our their faith in a culture that is resistant to change.

Wednesday, September 28th
Pray for the medical clinic and team as we seek to help bandage and treat the physical needs of the people of Boma.

Thursday, September 29th
Pray for the construction projects that will be completed as a result of sweat and hard work.

Friday, September 30th
Pray for the team as we pack up and travel back to Nairobi, Kenya to debrief, rest, and visit the market.

Saturday, October 1st
Pray for the team as we have a busy day of exploring Kenya before our long trip home.

Sunday, October 2nd
Our team will attend church service before heading out for our next leg of the trip home through Amsterdam. Pray for travel mercies and opportunities to share the Gospel through any Divine appointments as we travel.

Monday, October 3rd
Our team will be traveling on the last leg of our journey back to Portland. Please pray for smooth transitions back into the "regular" world and life back home.


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