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PRAY THROUGH MAY

Join us for a special time of prayer and dedication. In this difficult season, we need to devote time to pray ... pray for our world, our nation, our leaders, our community and our families. Set aside a few moments each day, and walk this path with us.

May 31 - Pray for Pentecost (Shavout)
May 31st, 2020
Acts 2:1–5 (The Message)When the Feast of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Without warning there was a sound like a strong wind, gale force—no one could tell where it came from. It filled the whole building. Then, like a wildfire, the Holy Spirit spread through their ranks, and they started speaking in a number of different languages as the Spirit prompted them. There were many...
May 30 - Pray for Ring Road in Kisumu, Kenya
May 30th, 2020
Luke 3:11 (CEV) John told them, “If you have two coats, give one to someone who doesn’t have any. If you have food, share it with someone else."Proverbs 22:9 (CEV)The Lord blesses everyone who freely gives food to the poor.1 John 3:17–18 (Living Bible)But if someone who is supposed to be a Christian has money enough to live well, and sees a brother in need, and won’t help him—how can God’s love be...
May 29 - Pray for Missions Work in West Africa
May 29th, 2020
Acts 20:35 (The Message)I have demonstrated to you how necessary it is to work on behalf of the weak and not exploit them. You’ll not likely go wrong here if you keep remembering that our Master said, "You’re far happier giving than getting."Isaiah 61:1 (Living Bible)The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the suffering and afflicted. He has se...
May 28 - Pray for Owen & Eunice Ruraca / Mozambique
May 28th, 2020
Revelation 7:9 (CEV)After this, I saw a large crowd with more people than could be counted. They were from every race, tribe, nation, and language, and they stood before the throne and before the Lamb. They wore white robes and held palm branches in their hands,Matthew 28:19–20 (CEV)Go to the people of all nations and make them my disciples. Baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the...
May 27 - Pray for Chad & Amy Westerholm / Mozambique
May 27th, 2020
Matthew 28:18–20 (The Message)Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: “God authorized and commanded me to commission you: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day af...
May 26 - Pray for Darrell & Linda Dorr / Frontier Ventures
May 26th, 2020
Acts 16:6–10 (CEV)Paul and his friends went through Phrygia and Galatia, but the Holy Spirit would not let them preach in Asia. After they arrived in Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not let them. So they went on through Mysia until they came to Troas. During the night, Paul had a vision of someone from Macedonia who was standing there and begging him, “Come ove...
May 25 - Pray for Sam & Brittany Gill / Pakistan
May 25th, 2020
Isaiah 58:10 (The Message)If you are generous with the hungry    and start giving yourselves to the down-and-out,Your lives will begin to glow in the darkness,    your shadowed lives will be bathed in sunlight.Proverbs 28:27 (NLT)Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing,    but those who close their eyes to poverty will be cursed.Deuteronomy 15:7 (Living Bible)But if, when you arrive in the lan...
May 24 - Prayer for the Unification of God's Kingdom
May 24th, 2020
Romans 12:4 (Living Bible)Just as there are many parts to our bodies, so it is with Christ’s body. We are all parts of it, and it takes every one of us to make it complete, for we each have different work to do. So we belong to each other, and each needs all the others.John 17:14–23 (NLT)I have given them your word. And the world hates them because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not...
May 23 - Prayer and Personal Worship/Music
May 23rd, 2020
Psalm 100:1-5 (Living Bible)Shout with joy before the Lord, O earth! Obey him gladly; come before him, singing with joy.Try to realize what this means—the Lord is God! He made us—we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Go through his open gates with great thanksgiving; enter his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and bless his name. For the Lord is always good. He is always loving and kin...
May 22 - Prayer and Meditation
May 22nd, 2020
Psalm 1:1–2 (Living Bible)Oh, the joys of those who do not follow evil men’s advice, who do not hang around with sinners, scoffing at the things of God. But they delight in doing everything God wants them to, and day and night are always meditating on his laws and thinking about ways to follow him more closely.Philippians 4:8 (NLT)And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoug...
May 21 - Prayer and Fasting
May 21st, 2020
Ezra 8:23  (Living Bible)So we fasted and begged God to take care of us. And he did.Matthew 6:16–18  (Living Bible)And now about fasting. When you fast, declining your food for a spiritual purpose, don’t do it publicly, as the hypocrites do, who try to look wan and disheveled so people will feel sorry for them. Truly, that is the only reward they will ever get. But when you fast, put on festive cl...
May 20 - Pray for Those in Isolation
May 20th, 2020
Ecclesiastes 3:1–8 (MEV)1   To everything there is a season,    a time for every purpose under heaven:2     a time to be born, and a time to die;    a time to plant, and a time to uproot what is planted;3     a time to kill, and a time to heal;    a time to break down, and a time to build up;4     a time to weep, and a time to laugh;    a time to mourn, and a time to dance;5     a time to cast awa...
May 19 - Pray for the Ending of Quarantine
May 19th, 2020
Psalm 6:1-10 (Living Bible)Don’t punish me in the heat of your anger. Pity me, O Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, for my body is sick, and I am upset and disturbed. My mind is filled with apprehension and with gloom. Oh, restore me soon.Come, O Lord, and make me well. In your kindness save me. For if I die, I cannot give you glory by praising you before my friends. I am worn out with pain; every nigh...
May 18 - Pray for the Ending of the Virus
May 18th, 2020
Psalm 103:1-3 (Living Bible)I bless the holy name of God with all my heart. Yes, I will bless the Lord and not forget the glorious things he does for me. He forgives all my sins. He heals me.Psalm 32:7 (NIV)You are my hiding place;    you will protect me from trouble    and surround me with songs of deliverance.Psalm 91:1-161 Those who live in the shelter of the Most High    will find rest in the ...
May 17 - Pray for People Out of Work
May 17th, 2020
Philippians 4:6 (NLT)Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.2 Corinthians 9:8 (NLT)And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.Matthew 7:11 (MSG)Don’t bargain with God. Be direct. Ask for what you need. This isn’t a cat-and-mouse, ...
May 16 - Pray for Teachers and Students
May 16th, 2020
Proverbs 14:29Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.Ephesians 4:1–3Therefore I, the prisoner united with the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called. Always be humble, gentle and patient, bearing with one another in love, and making every effort to preserve the unity the Spirit gives through the binding...
May 15 - Pray for our Educational System
May 15th, 2020
Deuteronomy 6:1-9These are the commands, decrees, and regulations that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you. You must obey them in the land you are about to enter and occupy, and you and your children and grandchildren must fear the Lord your God as long as you live. If you obey all his decrees and commands, you will enjoy a long life. Listen closely, Israel, and be careful to obey. Then al...
May 14 - Pray for Essential Workers
May 14th, 2020
Philippians 2:1-11 Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ? Any comfort from his love? Any fellowship together in the Spirit? Are your hearts tender and compassionate? Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as bett...
May 13 - Pray for Healthcare Workers
May 13th, 2020
1 Corinthians 6:19-20Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body.3 John 1:2Dear friend, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit.James 5:13-15Are any of you suffering hardshi...
May 12 - Pray for Law Enforcement
May 12th, 2020
Matthew 5:9God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God.Deuteronomy 31:6So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you.Psalm 144:1-21 Praise the Lord, who is my rock.    He trains my hands for war    and gives my fingers skill for battle....