Prayer Calendar for November 2019Wednesday, November 20 – Pray for pastors who write blogs, devotionals, and articles. May their words, in print and online, inspire others to grow deeper in the living Word, Jesus Christ. May their words bear faithful witness to Christ and build up His church. Also, pray for the Presbyteries of Brandon and Niagara, which will discuss the remits today.
Thursday, November 21 – Pray for the recently retired minister of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Barrie, Ontario, Rev. Rick Horst. May all our retirees find meaningful ways to serve and encourage the church.
Friday, November 22 – Pastor Matthew Ruttan of Westminster Church, Barrie, Ontario, is preparing a second book based on his daily devotional, "Up!" Pray that the Lord will guide and craft the process, writing, and editing, and that many people will be encouraged in their faith through life's journey.
Saturday, November 23 – The Assembly Council will gather at Crieff Hills, Ontario for the next three days. Pray that God's Spirit will enable them to hear one another and make good decisions that will honour the Lord.
Sunday, November 24 – Christ the King Sunday – Pray for the Moderator, Rev. Amanda Currie, as she preaches today at Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville, Ontario.
Monday, November 25 – Pray for the Assembly Council as they hear reports and consider the business of the church under the leadership of convener Sandra Cameron Evans.
Tuesday, November 26 – Pray for Rev. David Sturtevant and St. David's Presbyterian Church, St. John's, Newfoundland, especially keeping in mind their outreach ministry to students at Memorial University. Also, pray for the Presbytery of Brampton, which is to discuss the remits today, and is expected to vote in January, and for the Presbytery of Cape Breton, which is scheduled to discuss the remits, and may vote today.
Wednesday, November 27 – Pray for the Presbytery of New Brunswick as they meet today and consider the Remits from General Assembly.
Thursday, November 28 – The Moderator, Rev. Amanda Currie, will be attending the Governing Board of the Canadian Council of Churches at Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre, Mississauga, Ontario.
Friday, November 29 – Pray that the yearly Advent Appeal at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will truly show that it is more blessed to give than to receive. May the gifts which are donated provide hope in addition to the material benefit to those who receive them.
Saturday, November 30 – Pray for the second annual outreach Christmas Dinner at St. Andrew's (Streetsville) Presbyterian Church, Mississauga, Ontario, tomorrow evening. Pray that friends and family will come and that the congregation will build relationships in order to share Jesus with them down the road. Pray also for the gathering today hosted by the Western Han-Ca Presbytery at Calgary Korean Presbyterian Church. May God guide their conversation and prayer as they consider the remits about human sexuality and our church's future.
Linda Shaw, Prayer Chain Editor.
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