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, April 1 – Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic emergency, many of the upcoming prayer requests refer to particular meetings which were planned months ago and are now cancelled. As you read those prayer requests, please adjust them and pray that our health, government, and church leaders may have wisdom in this difficult time, and that God would surround His people with protection.

Pray that our national committees and staff will be wise as they seek to serve the church as they meet online over the next month or more. Pray for congregational leaders as they seek to be faithful and innovative in these difficult times.
Thursday, April 2 – Pray for the small groups of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Barrie, Ontario, as they gather to discuss God's Word, and pray for and encourage each other. May God use these groups to support and nurture new Christians so that they grow more robust in their discipleship.
Friday, April 3 – Pray for the Leadership Teams at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Moncton, New Brunswick, as they develop goals and seek to lead the congregation. May God use them to encourage and build up His people.
Saturday, April 4 – Pray for Grace Presbyterian Church, Orleans, Ontario, as they hold their AGM (Awesome Grace Moments) today and celebrate their ministry and their volunteers. May volunteers feel appreciated, and may more people be encouraged to serve.
Sunday, April 5Palm Sunday – Pray for the Kids on the Rock group at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Parry Sound, Ontario, as they share songs of joy, and for the many other children across our denomination who will be demonstrating enthusiasm in worship by waving palm branches.
Monday, April 6 – Pray for the ministers and lay leaders at Grace Presbyterian Church, Calgary, Alberta, as they seek discernment and courage to move forward together in promoting God's kingdom.
Tuesday, April 7World Health Day – Pray for the Presbyterian World Service and Development maternal and child health project in Malawi. May God use this ministry to reduce deaths of mothers and babies.
Wednesday, April 8 – Pray for the first night of a six-week Community Bible Study at Kortright Presbyterian Church in Guelph, Ontario. In the past, up to 150 people have come out, including those who have never read the Bible. Pray for leaders Allison Pinches and Emily McQuay.
Thursday, April 9Maundy Thursday – Praise God for the revised Amis New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs recently published in Taiwan with the support of Paul McLean and Presbyterians Sharing.
Friday, April 10Good Friday – Pray that the new Thanatology program at Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, Ontario, will be useful in preparing people to minister to those experiencing grief due to the death of a loved one. Rev. David Sherbino is coordinating this program.
Saturday, April 11 – St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, Malton, Ontario, and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will welcome several new members by profession of faith tomorrow. Pray that they will all find areas in the church in which to use their gifts and that God will bless them with wisdom as they begin this new faith journey.
Sunday, April 12Easter – Ask the Lord to pour His resurrection power and hope into His church today! Hallelujah! Pray also for St. Columba Presbyterian Church, Parksville, British Columbia, as they ordain new elders today. May this session and all sessions across our church hunger after the heart of God as they serve.
Monday, April 13 – Pray for Heart Lake Community Presbyterian Church, Brampton, Ontario, as they prepare to search for a new pastor. Also pray for discernment for St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario, in the calling of a new minister, and uphold Cedric Pettigrew who is serving as interim moderator for the search.
Tuesday, April 14 – Pray for Dunamis Fellowship's event, Equipping for Spiritual Warfare, which runs over the next four days in Edmonton, Alberta. Pray for God's blessing and protection during the event.
Wednesday, April 15 – New Westminster Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario, has sold their building, and St. David's Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, has offered them hospitality. Pray for the congregation as they sort through the possibilities for continued ministry in their former neighbourhood.
Thursday, April 16 – Seek God's anointing for Jonathan Dent and the elders of Grace Presbyterian Church, Orleans, Ontario, as they seek to move forward in ministry this year.
Friday, April 17 – The Presbyterian World Service and Development Committee is meeting today and tomorrow. Give thanks for the denomination's generous financial support. Pray for wisdom as the committee considers its business. Pray also for Rev. John Paeng, Clerk of the Presbytery of Vancouver Island and other clerks as they attend the Clerks' Consultation in Toronto over the next few days.
Saturday, April 18 – Pray for Vera Blake, who has spent a great deal of time sharing the gospel message with Esgenoopetitj First Nation in New Brunswick, as she undergoes cancer treatment.
Sunday, April 19 – Pray for the spiritual growth of the children of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Moncton, New Brunswick, who are preparing for a spring musical called Plane Ol' Mission Trip.
Monday, April 20 – Pray for the Presbytery of Essex Kent in Ontario as it restarts regular congregational visitations. Pray also for DivorceCare, a friendly, caring group of people who meet each Monday night at Cheyne Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario.
Tuesday, April 21 – Pray for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kamloops, British Columbia, as they partner with a local high school to provide a Grab and Go breakfast for students in need.
Wednesday, April 22 – Pray for the Freedom Fighter conference April 24-25 in Toronto, Ontario, as it seeks to educate people about the problem of human trafficking. May the Lord inspire speakers and participants, give practical ideas to help combat this injustice, and eradicate modern slavery.
Thursday, April 23 – Pray for St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Nobleton, Ontario, as they seek to grow a spirit of evangelism and to grow whole family units with children and youth.
Friday, April 24 – St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hillsburgh, Ontario, is celebrating their 151st anniversary this weekend. May God continue to provide opportunities for outreach and growth.
Saturday, April 25Renewal Fellowship Annual Meeting – Pray for the Renewal Day meeting online today. Pray for speaker Rev. Jonathan Hong, lead pastor of Mosaic, the English ministry at Toronto Korean Presbyterian Church. Pray that all members of the Renewal Fellowship will have 20/20 Vision as they seek to be Vigilant and Vital.
Sunday, April 26Mission Awareness Sunday – St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, Malton, Ontario, is ordaining elders today. May their gifts help move the church forward in its mission, and may they grow in faithful service to the Lord.
Monday, April 27 – Pray for The Father's Table ministry of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Mount Forest, Ontario, as they begin their eleventh year of operation today. This free, once-a-month community meal is open to the whole community and includes a brief message and prayer. May God's Spirit be in evidence. Give thanks for those who support this ministry.
Tuesday, April 28 – Knox Presbyterian Church, Milton, Ontario, is working through a vacancy. Pray that the congregation would continue to follow their vision statement, "To Share Christ with Others" in the church and in the community.
Wednesday, April 29 – Pray for the seminary graduates from our three colleges that they would find the congregation or ministry that God has prepared them for as they seek ordination.
Thursday, April 30 – Pray for the congregation of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Tillsonburg, Ontario, as they continue with The Story this year. Give thanks for Pastor Paul Robinson's preaching and for the many small groups who gather to share thoughts about the week's message.
Friday, May 1Dunamis Fellowship will be holding an event at Clairlea Park Presbyterian Church, Scarborough, Ontario, tomorrow. Finding Prayer's Place will provide equipping and training for intercessory prayer and prayer ministry.
Saturday, May 2 – Pray for the Renewal Fellowship, its Executive Director Andy Cornell, and its board as they seek to build up our denomination. Pray that the financial support will grow.