Prayer Calendar

The Prayer Calendar requests are sent as a convenient daily reminder or as a weekly or monthly summary with your subscription to Renewal Fellowship e-mailings.

Wednesday, December 19 – Pray for Renewal Fellowship Executive Director, Rev. Andy Cornell, as he seeks to assist congregations with renewal and to provide pastoral care for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Dresden, Ontario.
Thursday, December 20 – Pray for the people of different nationalities and backgrounds worshipping in our congregations across Canada. May God teach us how to welcome them and integrate them into the life of our churches.
Friday, December 21 – Give thanks for those who nurtured your faith in the past, and ask God to use you to invite others to love and serve the Lord.
Saturday, December 22 – Pray that God will still our hearts, so that the busyness of Christmas celebrations will give way to the wonder of Incarnation.
Sunday, December 23Advent IV – Today, as we light the candle of love, pray for Rev. Chris Carter, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Parry Sound, Ontario, as he brings a message of hope, peace, joy, and love to the residents of Lakeland Long-Term Care Home.
Monday, December 24Christmas Eve – Ask God to open our eyes to recognize new people in our sanctuaries tonight and to welcome them warmly.
Tuesday, December 25Christmas Day – Pray for those who are celebrating Christmas alone, and especially remember those who have lost a loved one in this past year.
Wednesday, December 26 – Pray for those who provide chaplaincy ministry in a variety of places, that they may be a source of hope, strength, and healing.
Thursday, December 27 – Pray that the work of the national staff and boards of The Presbyterian Church in Canada will be focused on the local congregation, and that God will pour out new life to grow our churches into vibrant, missional congregations.
Friday, December 28 – Pray that Presbyterian Church in Canada leaders at all levels might strive to renew the church's witness and make the church a blessing to their communities.
Saturday, December 29 – Pray for the persecuted church in Asia and Indonesia. Pray for strength not just to endure, but to be triumphant in Christ.
Sunday, December 30 – Lord, You are ever faithful. You are always with us. Thank You for the gift of 2018.
Monday, December 31New Year's Eve – Pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon elders and ministry leaders within The Presbyterian Church in Canada, that plans for ministry in the new year may be God-directed, Christ-centred, and Spirit-empowered.
Tuesday, January 1 – Sovereign Lord, we rejoice with anticipatory joy for all that You will achieve for us and through us in 2019.
Wednesday, January 2 – Give thanks and pray for Kyoungsoo Hwang as she assumes the position of Administrative Assistant for the Renewal Fellowship.
Thursday, January 3 – Give thanks and pray for Rev. Stan Cox as he takes over the position of treasurer for the Renewal Fellowship from Karin Cowan.
Friday, January 4 – Today is the closing date for applications for the Associate Secretary of Ministry and Church Vocations. Pray for the Search Committee as they do their work.
Saturday, January 5 – Pray for the Renewal Fellowship Board, as they gather online for prayer this morning and the first Saturday of every month. Father, hear the prayers of our church.
Sunday, January 6Epiphany – Pray that our churches and church leaders would be enthusiastic and innovative in how they bring good news to our communities through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Monday, January 7 – Pray for Lakeshore St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Windsor, Ontario, as they seek to discern who God is calling as elders. Ask the Lord to surround the congregation with His Holy Spirit.
Tuesday, January 8 – Pray for the congregation of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Nanaimo, British Columbia, which is meeting this month to set 2019 goals as a congregation. May they know God's guidance as they discern what they are being called to do.
Wednesday, January 9 – Pray for St. John's Presbyterian Church, Cornwall, Ontario, as they search for a new minister.
Thursday, January 10 – Pray for those taking part in Cyclical PCC, the new church-planting initiative. May God give them wisdom and clear direction.
Friday, January 11 – Pray for Living Faith Community Presbyterian Church, Baxter, Ontario, as they enter into a season of discerning who their next minister will be. Pray that God will give the Search Committee spiritual wisdom.
Saturday, January 12 – Pray for the spiritual leadership development of new elders at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Moncton, New Brunswick, and their pastor, Rev. Martin Kreplin.
Sunday, January 13 – Pray for the young adult group at St. Andrew's Islington Presbyterian Church, Toronto, Ontario, as they lead worship today. May this be a life-changing experience for all.
Monday, January 14 – Pray for Rev. Dr. Wayne Hancock, Managing Director of Threefold Ministries, as he travels to Nicaragua this month. Pray for his protection and that the local staff will be encouraged.
Tuesday, January 15 – Pray for God's direction in the final plans for the Canadian Presbyterian Pastor's Conference in Nicaragua during the fourth week in April. Give thanks for the planning team, which includes the principals of our theological seminaries, and for the generous support of Vaughan Community Church, Thornhill, Ontario.
Wednesday, January 16Kingdom Kids resumes today at New Westminster Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario.
Thursday, January 17 – Pray that God would raise up a new Renewal Fellowship volunteer mailing team in the Simcoe, Ontario area to facilitate quarterly mailings.
Friday, January 18 – Join First Presbyterian Church, New Westminster, British Columbia, and Rev. Guy Sinclair, in praising God for the new people from the community who are attending Sunday worship, Bible Study, and Alpha. Pray that the new people will continue to feel welcomed and that all will meet Jesus.
Saturday, January 19 – Give thanks for the faithful service of now-retired Bill Harrison (Administrative Assistant) and Karin Cowan (Treasurer).