Praise & Prayer, March 2019

PRAISE & PRAYER, MARCH 2019

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
WEEK ONE – FOCUS IS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
FROM HOME AND CROSS-BOARDER MISSION FIELDS
“Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom. One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.” Psalm 147:5

 

FRIDAY 1STThe journey through the month of February for us as a ministry has been sweet and smooth; praise God for His sustaining grace and mercies that have kept us thus far.SATURDAY 2ND Praise God for the safe trip granted to Rev. Amah Ishaku to Nigeria and back to Mali on the need to raise funds for the Mali mission project. Also praise God for the comfort He is granting the family over the demise of his father-in-law.SUNDAY 3RD Praise God for the safe arrival of the new Regional Coordinator of Far North Region, Rev. Adamu Dutse, to his new region and for a safe trip in his visit to all the DCC offices. Ask God to grant wisdom and new strategies to him and the missionaries working in this region on how to move the work forward.

NOTE WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW

FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THEREFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR:

  • A STEADY AND FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE WORK OF MISSIONS.
  • PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS.
  • REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH.

OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED BY GOD. PLEASE, JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 4TH Praise God for using Pastor Samaila Sarki who dug a well in his mission station. This well has become the only source of clean drinking water in the community. To save this well from collapsing, he is in need of seven bags of cement to ring the well for longer lasting usage. Ask the Lord to grant opening for this need to be met.

TUESDAY 5TH Praise God for the new primary and nursery school in Sabon Gida; we thank God for the pupils who have enrolled. Pray that the school will be a channel of winning souls to Christ.

WEDNESDAY 6TH Praise God for the rescue of our dear Pastor Bulus Moses, who was kidnapped and taken to an unknown destination. He was also given poison to drink after which he was to be killed, but the Lord stepped in and he was miraculously rescued from the hands of the enemy. He is currently doing fine and is healthy. Praise God!

THURSDAY 7THPraise God for sparing the life of Rev. Danjuma A. Attah, the Central DCC Coordinator, who was involved in an accident on 28/1/2019, pray for speedy healing to the injury on his knee.

FRIDAY 8TH Praise God for the family of Mr. & Mrs. Jeremiah Di’las who donated 54 bags of grains, 27 for EMS Children School Lakweme and 27 for missionaries of Gombe DCC. The family of Mr. & Mrs. Ezra Amos gave us 22 bags of grains, 10 for EMS Children School Lakweme and 12 for missionaries in Gombe DCC. Ask the Lord to reward them and to increase grace on them also.

SATURDAY 9TH Praise God for the payment of Rev. Kanawa’s accommodation in Niger Republic by ECWA Wuse 2, Abuja Nigeria. Ask the Lord to bless this church for their commitment to ECWA/EMS mission in Niger Republic.

WEEK TWO FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS

But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose.” Luke 4:43

SUNDAY 10TH EMS MANAGEMENT Continue to pray for protection and favor for EMS Management Team as they consult people and organizations for partnership and support of EMS.

MONDAY 11TH EMS BOARD MEMBERS Praise God for His sustaining grace on EMS board members through the 1st quarter of the year. Ask that they enjoy sound health and safety in all their trips in this month.

TUESDAY 12TH EMS SUPPORTERS Pray for God’s blessings on their families. Pray for their own spiritual lives, that they would grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ. Pray that they would be encouraged and supported in any area of their needs. Pray that their own lives would reflect the gospel to those around them.

WEDNESDAY 13TH ECWA EXECUTIVES Pray that the ECWA EXECUTIVE will be committed to the making of faithful disciples and raising quality leaders rather than seeking prosperity and numerical growth; also pray that they will stay committed to the Great Commission.

THURSDAY 14TH ECWA MINISTERS/STAKEHOLDERS Ask the Lord to grant ECWA Ministers/Stakeholders a repentant spirit so they may be an instrument that ushers in God’s blessing for the church and this nation.

FRIDAY 15TH EMS MUSLIM OUTREACH UNIT Pray that the Christian youths in Nigeria will go back to the ancient landmark to experience Christ afresh. Ask God to fill their hearts with the knowledge of His glory and give them a zeal for strategic missions to the unreached. Ask the Lord to increase strength on Rev. Dr. Shaba Adams, the coordinator of this unit, as he prepares the 2019 prayer booklet.

SATURDAY 16TH FAR NORTH – KATSINA DCC Ask the Lord to grant wisdom to EMS to raise new supporters and donors in this region.

  • The EMS missionary at Miga is living in Jahu, which is far from the church; it is about 32 Kilometers away. He is in dire need of a motorcycle to meet up with the challenging ministry needs.
  • Ask the Lord to grant wisdom on all ministers in this region to foster a good working relationship between EMS and the DCCs in the region.

WEEK THREE FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS

But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts. 1 Thessalonians 2:4

SUNDAY 17TH EMS HOUSE OF HOPE Appreciate God for sustaining the children in all the homes under “EMS HOUSE OF HOPE” – GIDAN BEGE around the country and for provision of their school needs. Pray for the grace of God to abound on the staff there to bring the children up in the way of the Lord.

MONDAY 18TH CENTRAL REGION – GARKI Praise God for 20 new EMS supporters in this region. Ask the Lord to grant them grace and provisions to allow them to stay committed to supporting the work of EMS.

TUESDAY 19TH FAR NORTH WEST REGION- KEBBI Ask the Lord to intervene over the security challenge faced by Maikujeri Mission Station Zamfara, which has resulted in the residents vacating the community. As a result, the missionary has been relocated to a new mission station, which for security reasons is not mentioned here. Ask the Lord to grant wisdom on the missionary as he begins work in this new station.

WEDNESDAY 20TH NORTH WEST REGION – KADUNA Pray for the protection of missionaries and other Christian workers, particularly in areas where it is dangerous to preach the Gospel. Pray also for wisdom and fresh anointing from the Holy Spirit for the new Regional Coordinator, Rev. Yahaya Bungule, to serve. Pray that ministers of the Gospel in Kaduna, especially ECWA ministers will develop divine love for the unreached.

THURSDAY 21ST MID CENTRAL REGION- KAGORO Appreciate God for His grace and protection upon the Regional Coordinator and the missionaries in this region with their families. Ask Him to renew their strength and help them to achieve their annual goals. Pray for all that they need to remain in His will this year and beyond.

FRIDAY 22ND EMS SOUTH NORTH WEST REGION Ask God to protect missionaries in this new region with their families and to grant them boldness, wisdom and utterance to mobilize the churches under this region for missions support.

SATURDAY 23RD SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION – JALINGO Pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the missionaries working among unreached people groups in the region. Pray for an increase in their love and passion for the work. Pray that their faith will remain firm and that tent-making will not be a distraction to them.

WEEK FOUR FOCUS ON CROSS-BORDERS MISSION FIELDS

Luke 4:43
But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose.”

SUNDAY 24TH CROSS BORDERS CRITICAL NEEDS EMS is still trusting God for the sum of about N854m that is urgently needed for various critical Cross Borders Projects. Let’s not relent in praying for this need.

MONDAY 25TH BENIN REPUBLIC Praise God for-the progress of the ministry in Benin Republic!

  • Praise God for the intervention regarding the long-awaited issue of unauthorized church land in Benin Republic. The issue has been resolved to the glory of God.
  • Pray for God’s provision for the support of one of Revd. Amos’ disciples who has volunteered to stay in Aglansa, a targeted area for the mission work.
  • Pray that God will provide for EMS of ECWA so that more missionaries can be sent to Benin Republic.

TUESDAY 26TH ECWA MALI Plead with God to remove every barrier keeping some Malians from accepting Christ.

  • Pray that the people will fully understand that they must forsake all other gods if they desire to call Jesus “Lord”.
  • Keep praying along with us for the 5000 bags of grains project provision among the 21 Dogon villages (not enough rains and the communal crisis had stopped many from going to their farms).
  • Keep praying for the 26 children who said the salvation prayer on 2/12/18, in Mali to understand God’s complete package of salvation and keep them safe from enemy attacks and strong when faced with persecution.

WEDNESDAY 27TH GAMBIAPraise God for a new convert from Senegal’s border who is a custom officer through the outreach of Pastor Francis Mingou and his team. The team also showed the Jesus film in Touba, Senegal and 17 people gave their lives to Christ!!! Thank God and ask HIm to sustain them in faith.

THURSDAY 28TH ECWA REPUBLIC OF GHANA Praise God for a fruitful follow-up program among the converts in Northern Ghana by Pastor Simon Danasai; ask the Lord to increase upon him discernment as he disciples these new converts.

  • The church in Tamale is experiencing a good turnout of believers as about 80 people now meet to fellowship as a church to the glory of God. Ask the Lord to sustain this growth and to open doors of resources for this young growing church to have its own structure. The house where they meet to worship no longer accommodates them!

FRIDAY 29TH ECWA NIGER REPUBLIC Pray for the completion process of the registration of ECWA Niger Republic.

  • Pray for Pastor & Mrs. Lawrence Nuhu serving at Kukan Kwadl, Niger Republic to be fruitful as they reach out to the nationals/indigenous people in Jesus’ name.

SATURDAY 30TH ECWA ZAMBIA Praise God for the take-off of a new prayer house in Kafuwe Township near Lusaka; ask for grace on the missionary as they put up strategies to ensure this mission station stands.

  • Ask that God should give the Zambian field indigenous volunteers who are patient and have a willing heart to serve God.

SUNDAY 31ST ECWA MALAWI Praise God for the efforts of the Fellowship Bible Church (FBC), U.S.A in their partnership with ECWA Malawi and for the series of trainings, materials and visits they often embark on to ensure its sustenance. Ask that the Lord will provide the Malawi field with a bus which will cost N3.5million Naira.

THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US THROUGH THE THIRD MONTH OF THE YEAR 2019. MAY THE LORD RENEW YOUR STRENGTH AND ALSO INCREASE UPON YOU GRACE AS YOU CONTINUE WITH US IN THIS PARTNERSHIP. SHALOM!!!



Praise & Prayer, February 2019

PRAISE & PRAYER, FEBRUARY 2019

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
WEEK ONE – FOCUS IS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
FROM HOME AND CROSS-BOARDER MISSION FIELDS
“Praise the Lord, all people on earth, praise his glory and might.” (1 Chronicles 16:28)

FRIDAY 1ST
Praise God for His sustaining grace and mercies that have kept us through the 1st month of theyear. Let’s keep praying that the Gospel will accelerate and yield hundred-fold and that through us the knowledge of the glory of God will spread wide among men this year and beyond.

SATURDAY 2ND
Praise God for sustaining the young church planted in Yelmene which was successfully weaned into a full Local Church under Kaltungo DCC.

SUNDAY 3RD
Togo has been a long-existing mission base with many mission stations in different areas of the country; praise God for the progress EMS has and is recording through the selfless efforts of its missionaries.

NOTE: WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW

FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THEREFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE WORK OF MISSIONS, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FO R REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED BY GOD. PLEASE, JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 4TH
Praise God for a fruitful ministry of Rev. Yusuf Gyari who retired last year in December; ask that God will grant him rest even as he considers new ministry opportunities.

TUESDAY 5TH
Praise God for the provision of the sum of N400, 000 through the Wuse ii evangelism team for the purchase of a mission vehicle in the Republic of Togo. Ask for more of God’s grace and blessings on this donor.

WEDNESDAY 6TH
Praise God for the provision of a new motorcycle to Rev. Musa D. Mato by his supporter, Kano DCC Women’s Fellowship. Ask the Lord to bless the donors.

THURSDAY 7TH
Praise God for the family of Hassan in Niamey, Niger Republic, who gave their house to Rev. & Mrs. John Gada as a place for children to be discipled. Pray that food would be generously provided to feed the children meeting for the fellowship.

FRIDAY 8TH
Praise God for the provision of a pulpit, 10 plastic chairs and a banner with the church’s activities on it for ECWA Godomey, Benin Republic. Ask the Lord to bless the donors of these items.

SATURDAY 9TH
Praise God for the official inauguration program of SOUTH NORTH WEST REGION, the new EMS region. This new region is the 12th region of EMS. Ask the Lord to grant grace to Rev. Nehemiah Magaji, the new regional coordinator of this region, and the people he will be working with.

WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS

But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose. Luke 4:43

SUNDAY 10TH EMS MANAGEMENT

  • The EMS administrative office has embarked on a transfer of regional coordinators and an appointment of new ones.
  • Let’s not relent in praying for fresh grace, blessings, protection and daily strength upon the EMS Management Team as they work daily and travel to advocate Christ’s cause and provide leadership within Nigeria and abroad for the purpose of God’s mission around the world.

MONDAY 11TH EMS BOARD MEMBERS
Ask the Lord to help EMS board members to approach issues with an open, inquiring mind, free from prejudice, with their heart depending on the Holy Spirit for the strength to make hard decisions. Let’s not relent in asking the Lord to please keep EMS Board Members humble and dependent upon him to give them the perfect wisdom and direction that they need to strategize and advice EMS leadership on how to move the ministry forward.

TUESDAY 12TH EMS SUPPORTERS
Pray for God’s blessing on their families, as well as their own spiritualhealth. May our supporters grow in grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Pray for their own spiritual lives, that they would grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ. Pray that they would be encouraged and supported in any area of their needs. Pray that their own lives would reflect the gospel to those around them.

WEDNESDAY 13TH ECWA EXECUTIVES
Pray also for their pastoral work, that they would encourage and counsel the flock with wisdom and discernment. Pray for the stress they bear in their work and in carrying the weight of responsibility for our souls, that they would find rest in Christ. Pray that they would resist temptations to sin and depend wholly upon the grace of Christ.

THURSDAY 14TH
ECWA MINISTERS/STAKEHOLDERS Pray that they would preach the Word of truth, “beready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort with complete patience and teaching” (2Timothy 4:2). Pray that they would faithfully be committed to the work. Pray that they would equip the saints for the work of ministry (Ephesians 4:12).

EMS MUSLIM OUTREACH UNIT Pray that all those who have been transferred and appointed will turn out very effective in their new mission field and also pray for wisdom and favor as they relate with people at different levels in the course of their work.

FRIDAY 15TH

Pray for the hearts of Muslim Background Believers, that they would increase in their passion to love others and share the gospel. Pray for MBBs to remain steadfast and unwavering in their faith.

SATURDAY 16TH FAR NORTH – KATSINA DCC
Pray for missionaries who are working and laboring in difficult terrains in this region. Ask the lord to shield, guide and defend them and their families from every evil in 2019.

WEEK THREE – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS

But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts. 1 Thessalonians 2:4

SUNDAY 17TH NORTH CENTRAL REGION – JOS

Ask the Lord to intervene over the recent attacks on Nding community which has resulted to the burning of churches by Fulani herdsmen. Let’s not relent in praying forthe safety of our missionaries, especially in places often targeted for attacks.

MONDAY 18TH CENTRAL REGION – GARKI

  • Ask the Lord to grant Rev. Gambo Ayuba, the new Central Regional Coordinator, the favor, wisdom and grace to put up effective mission strategies for successful ministry in his region.
  • Ask the Lord to raise for Himself more supporters/partners in Shiroro, Niger /Delta, and Suleja DCCs.
  • Pray for EMS projects in Taiyu, Mararaba, Kubaidnapa, Bataron Jatau in Shiroro DCC.

TUESDAY 19TH FAR NORTH – KATSINA

  • Praise God for the life of Mr. Micah Yakubu in Katsina DCC who has committed himself to partner with EMS. Pray for the Lord to provide for him to continue in his partnership.
  • Pray also for a financial opening for the building projects at Gidan Soda, Gidan Boka, Gidan Suhu and Dandume mission stations.

WEDNESDAY 20TH NORTH WEST REGION – KADUNA
Ask the Lord to grant Rev. Bungule Yahaya, the new North West Regional Coordinator, the favor, wisdom and grace to put up effective mission strategies for ministry in his region.

THURSDAY 21ST MID CENTRAL REGION – KAGORO
Ask the Lord to sustain Ungwan Mamuda mission station, which has been weaned into a local church.

FRIDAY 22ND EMS SOUTH NORTH WEST REGION
Praise God for the success of the inauguration of this new region on the 9th of this month. Ask the Lord to grant grace to Rev. Nehemiah Magaji, the new Regional Coordinator of this region, to be able to coordinate this new region and also bring new influence and mission fulfillment.

SATURDAY 23RD SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION – JALINGO
Ask the Lord to grant wisdom to the new Taraba DCC executives and the new regional coordinator of this region; ask that they be mission-minded in carrying out the administrative responsibilities.

WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS-BORDERS MISSION FIELDS

But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose.” Luke 4:43

SUNDAY 24TH

CROSS BORDERS CRITICAL NEED EMS is still trusting God for the sum of about N854M that is urgently needed for various critical Cross Borders Projects. Please continue to pray for this need.

NIGER REPUBLIC Pray for missionaries in this country; many of them are currently faced with a food shortage due to unstable rainfall. Rev. Kanawa in Maradi, Niger Republic is planning a program for missionaries and their wives; ask the Lord to grant provisions to that effect.

MONDAY 25TH BENIN REPUBLIC

  • Pray for God’s provision for the support of Rev. Amos Disciple who has volunteered to stay in Aglansa, a targeted area for mission work.
  • Keep praying for provisions of funds for the sponsorship of Thibaut & Assogba Fami, who have decided to go to seminary with their families.

TUESDAY 26TH ECWA MALI
Praise God for bringing two more candidates for ECWA Mali to be prepared for theological training. Hamidou Guirou, Ezekiel Tessougue and Tenou Coro are among the university students studying English that we have been helping. Pray for funds to continue their theological training.

  • Keep praying along with us for 5,000 bags of grain; this project is for the 21 Dogon villages (not enough rain and the communal crisis stopped many from going to their farms).
  • Keep praying for the 26 children who said the salvation prayer on 2/12/18 in Mali to understand God’s complete package of salvation and to keep them safe and strong when faced with persecution.

WEDNESDAY 27TH GAMBIA
Apart from the theological seminary opened by Rev. Tanimu and his wife Favor- Tamar, an Early Childhood Development Center has also been opened, which God is using greatly in reaching more people, especially in the Barra community of The Gambia.

THURSDAY 28TH ECWA REPUBLIC OF GHANA
Ask the Lord to grant wisdom to our missionaries in Ghana for a good relationship with Ghanaians. Pray for the nationals to understand the vision and mission of ECWA and to be able to work according to the ministry standards.

THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US THROUGH THE SECOND MONTH OF THE YEAR 2019. MAY THE LORD RENEW YOUR STRENGTH AND ALSO INCREASE UPON YOU GRACE AS YOU CONTINUE WITH US IN THIS PARTNERSHIP. SHALOM!!!



Praise & Prayer, January 2019

PRAISE & PRAYER, JANUARY 2019

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
WEEK ONE – FOCUS IS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
FROM HOME AND CROSS-BOARDER MISSION FIELDS
“Praise the Lord, all people on earth, praise his glory and might.” (1 Chronicles 16:28)
 

TUESDAY 1ST Happy New Year to you! Praise God for His sustaining grace and mercies that kept us thus far. Ask the Lord for greater multiplication of His word in us and with us.

  • Pray for God’s anointing on us afresh to serve Him faithfully this 2019 and pray for the Gospel to accelerate and yield hundred-fold and that through us the knowledge of the glory of God will spread wide among men this year and beyond.

WEDNESDAY 2ND Praise God for all those who volunteered their gifts, skills, education, talents, time and resources as contribution to Kingdom services with EMS in 2018. Pray that God will grant grace and peace to each and every one who has made himself available to be used for the Gospel.

THURSDAY 3RD Praise God for the new converts in Bantanima, Senegal. A woman along with her household accepted Jesus. Praise God for the conversion of the landlord in Gungul, Gambia. We praise God for convicting him to join the church that started in his house.

FRIDAY 4TH Praise God for using the school that was newly opened in Old Yundum, Gambia as a means to bring a parent to the saving knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

SATURDAY 5TH Praise God for a successful training of leaders who came from three churches in our Zambian mission station. It was an exciting time for the churches coming together as they felt very encouraged in sharing burdens and ministry ideas.

WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS

But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose. Luke 4:43

SUNDAY 6TH EMS MANAGEMENT Pray for fresh grace, blessings, protection and daily strength upon the EMS Management Team as they work daily and travel to advocate Christ’s cause and provide leadership within Nigeria and abroad for the purpose of God’s mission around the world.

NOTE – WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW

FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THEREFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE WORK OF MISSIONS, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED BY GOD. PLEASE, JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 7TH EMS BOARD MEMBERS Ask the Lord to please keep EMS Board Members humble and always relying upon him to give them the perfect wisdom and direction that they need to strategize and advice EMS leadership on how to move the ministry forward.

TUESDAY 8TH EMS SUPPORTERS Pray for EMS Supporters and Partners that God will strengthen them and pour fresh zeal and increased passion for God’s Kingdom on them. Ask the Lord to grant open doors for many who pledge to support EMS to fulfill their pledges.

WEDNESDAY 9TH EMS STAFF Praise God for all EMS staff; they have been doing well at their various desks. Ask God to bless them spiritually, physically and financially.

THURSDAY 10TH ECWA EXECUTIVES Pray that the ECWA mandate to fulfill Matt. 24:14 will be fruitful this year. Ask the Lord for daily grace, guidance and wisdom on ECWA Executives for more of God wisdom and unity of purpose for mobilizing and impacting the body of Christ and its leadership to fulfill the mission of God worldwide.

FRIDAY 11TH ECWA MINISTERS/STAKEHOLDERS Pray that the Lord will restore His church to her Kingdom responsibility as priests and kings. Ask that this restoration will begin with all ECWA ministers and stakeholders at many levels.

SATURDAY 12TH CENTRAL REGION – GARKI DCC Praise God for the commitments of the many individuals, groups, families and churches supporters God has blessed EMS with in this region. Ask the Lord to renew and replenish their grace as they serve God’s purpose with their gifts, talents, skills and resources In 2019 and beyond. Pray that God will give us more of these people to advance His work this year.

WEEK THREE – FOCUS IS ON EMS HOME MISSION FIELDS

But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts. 1 Thessalonians 2:4

SUNDAY 13TH NORTH WEST REGION – KADUNA Pray for missionaries who are working and laboring in difficult terrains in this region. Ask the lord to shield, guide and defend them and their families from every evil in 2019.

MONDAY 14th MID CENTRAL REGION- KAGORO Ask for open doors for the penetration of the gospel into difficult terrains in this region. Pray that God will direct our ministry plan for 2019 to break new grounds to preach, make disciples and plant more churches in this region.

TUESDAY 15TH SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION- JALINGO Ask the Lord to sustain the young family of Pas. & Mrs. John Isa and that of Pas. & Mrs. Cyrus Ishaku who got married last year in December.

  • Let keep praying for Christian communities in this region that are still displaced as a result of attacks from terrorists. Pray especially for a firm foundation for the believers who can’t gather for worshipin their usual churches. Also pray that the pastors of all the churches that are currently closed due to these attacks will stay focused and be guided in seeing areas the Lord will have them serve Him during this challenging period.

WEDNESDAY 16TH FAR NORTH – KATSINA DCC Pray for the fruitfulness of our outreach teams to unreached communities of this region. Pray for the harvest of souls as missionaries launch out to preach the gospel. Pray that we will experience the Pentecost again in 2019.

THURSDAY 17TH NORTH CENTRAL REGION – JOS Pray for spiritual awakening in the body of Christ in this region this year. Pray for spiritual enablement, exemplary leadership, right influence and a deep sense of commitment to Scripture and missions among God’s servants in the North Central Region, so that through them the purpose of God will be achieved.

FRIDAY 18th EMS MUSLIM OUTREACH UNIT Pray for the Muslims around the world that God will encounter them. Pray that Christians will be well-informed and suitably equipped to minister to them globally.

  • Pray for the successes of all the training scheduled for this year in all ECWA Muslim Background Believer (MBB) centers. Ask the Lord to console the bereaved in the wake of atrocities committed in the name of Islam in Nigeria and elsewhere.

SATURDAY 19th FAR NORTH- KASTINA

  • We thank God for New Life for All who went on an outreach to the mission station and recorded eight new converts in Gidan Maidoki; ask the Lord to grant sustaining grace on these converts as they are discipled by the resident missionaries.
  • Pray also for a financial opening for the building project at Gidan Soda and Dandume in Tsiga

DCC WEEK FOUR – FOCUS ON CROSS-BORDERS MISSION FIELDS

But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose.” Luke 4:43

SUNDAY 20TH Praise God for the successful evangelistic activities that were embarked on across the foreign mission fields in 2018. Pray for a fruitful ministry in the 18 countries that EMS is reaching out to. May God grant more wisdom and grace on all cross borders missionaries as they put up relevant strategies to reach out to their communities this year.

MONDAY 21ST GAMBIA

  • Ask the Lord to raise workers who can work in French-speaking Senegal and in new Gambian mission fields.
  • Pray for the Gambian Seminary that started with 3 students; pray for God’s wisdom and understanding of His word. Also pray for the primary school at Old Yundum that has predominantly Muslim pupils. May they be ministered to even as they receive sound teaching.

TUESDAY 22ND ECWA REPUBLIC OF TOGO

  • Pray for God to provide support for the completion of the building of a mission church in Kaboli that is ongoing.
  • Pray for God to provide EMS of ECWA Togo with a vehicle for the purpose of coordination of the mission work.
  • Pray for God’s provision to acquire a land for ECWA Togo Headquarters. Two hectares of land for the ECWA HEADQUARTERS OF TOGO is estimated to cost about Five Million Naira only (₦5,000,000.00) in Sokode.

WEDNESDAY 23RD ECWA REPUBLIC OF TOGO

  • Praise God for the successful starting of ECWA Theological School Togo which kickstarted in September 2018. Pray for God’s wisdom on the school leadership as they put up strategies to enhance the school’s growth.
  • Pray for the provision of at least 5 motorcycles for the missionaries that are working in the interiors to run the work easily.

THURSDAY 24TH ECWA ZAMBIA

  • Pray for the three congregations in Zambia- Kitwe, Luanshiya and Mufilira – for God’s direction as they meet to map out schedules for 2019.
  • Also pray for these churches to embrace evangelism and giving for the gospel.
  • Pray for the Zambian team of our missionaries as they focus on the fields that God will give thempatience and commitment.

FRIDAY 25TH ECWA CAMEROON Pray for some of the EMS missionaries in Cameroon that are in dire need of motorcycles for the progress of the work.

SATURDAY 26TH ECWA MALI

  • Let’s be in prayers for Sister Edith Aboubakar who encountered the Lord through the prison ministry of the Amahs (our missionary in Mali). She has left Mali to return home as a free woman. Ask that the Lord will increase upon her grace to be steadfast and stay committed to serving God in truth and in spirit.
  • Let’s also uphold our sister Hauwa who gave her life to Christ through the house fellowship ministry Mrs. Amah started. Pray for good understanding of the Word as she is descipled; ask the Lord to keep her focused and steadfast as she struggles with the issues of her husband leaving to marry another wife.
  • Continue to pray for God’s provision for the Amahs to care for some of sister Hauwa’s needs.
  • The foundation-laying process of the permanent site of ECWA Mali has stopped for lack of cash;please pray for God’s provision for the progress of the work.

WEEK FIVE – FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION UNITS

Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with great patience and instruction. 2 Timothy 4:2

SUNDAY 27TH EMS TRAINING UNIT Thank God for the impact of all our trainings and programs in 2018. Pray that this year our trainings and programs will receive wider acceptance with greater multiplication and that believers and leaders will truly be equipped to fulfill the Great Commission. Pray for our Staff Retreat.

MONDAY 28th EMS HOUSE OF HOPE-GIDAN BEGE

  • Praise God for the provision of funds to buy 13 wheelchairs to our targeted handicapped women and children.
  • Praise God for the miraculous provision for kids’ Christmas clothes and grains for the year 2019.
  • Praise God for the provision of admissions for some of our kids into tertiary institutions; pray forprovisions for their upkeep in school and for God’s divine protection as they resume.
  • Pray for EMS HOUSE OF HOPE’s Consultant for safety; he traveled to the US to see his family.

TUESDAY 29TH EMS RELIEF UNITAsk the Lord for help from above as EMS empowers widows, orphans and the less-privileged through this unit. Pray that the Lord will open doors of grace and supply to EMS as we seek new avenues to raise money for this effort.

WEDNESDAY 30TH MISSIONARY KIDS Pray for the children of missionaries and pastors, that the good Father will shield them from mischief of the devil and strengthen them in their call to follow the Lord In this year 2019 and beyond.

THURSDAY 31TH EMS NATIONAL MISSION CONFRENCE EMS is trusting God to bring together all its missionaries from all its mission fields across Nigeria to converge in a conference at the headquarters in Jos in April. Pray for financial support for the conference.

THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US THROUGH THE FIRST MONTH OF THE YEAR 2019. MAY THE LORD RENEW YOUR STRENGTH AND ALSO INCREASE UPON YOU GRACE AS YOU CONTINUE WITH US IN THIS PARTNERSHIP. SHALOM!!!



Praise & Prayer, July 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, JULY 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE – FOCUS IS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME AND CROSSBOARDER MISSION FIELDS
Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits." Ps 103:2
 
SATURDAY 1ST
Praise God for provision of missionary housing in two of our Mission Stations located in katsina state under the Far North Region.

SUNDAY 2ND
Praise God for delivering one of our missionaries in Dan’saddau area in the Far North Region from attempted kidnap.
NOTE: WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE. JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 3RD
Praise God for the successful planting of a new growing mission station at Tudun Kwashiru in the Mid-East Region.
 
TUESDAY 4TH
Praise God for successes and answered prayers recorded in the evangelistic outreach carried out in some selected unreached areas in the Mid-East Region.

WEDNESDAY 5TH
Praise God for the successful completion of supporters’ forum in Miango DCC and for the licensing of some of our missionaries in Bukuru, Yelwa and Toro DCC.
 
THURSDAY 6TH
Praise God for the financial provisions through his servants towards the building of the EMS Coordinator’s house in Waja DCC in the North East Region. Pray that every other pending need to this effect will be met.
 
FRIDAY 7TH
Praise God for a successful South East Regional Mission Field Outreach, through which many people were reached. Ask the Lord to sustain converts and those who rededicate their lives. SATURDAY 8TH: Praise God for the establishment of a Mission Field School in Ishiagu in Ebonyi State. Ask the Lord to sustain the School as plans are ongoing to enroll more pupils in September.
WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON HOME MISSION FIELDS.
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
SUNDAY 9TH
SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION-JALINGO : The son of our missionary, Pastor Eliazer Arewa was bitten by a snake, pray for total healing for the child and for God’s continuous protection of missionaries working in rural areas from the attacks of reptiles.
 
MONDAY 10TH
FAR NORTH WEST REGION-MALUNFASHI: Pray for Pastor Audu who lost his daughter and for the family of Mr. Judge Bango one of EMS’ sponsors whom the Lord call to glory. Ask that God will comfort the family and the entire EMS family.
 
TUESDAY 11TH
MID-EAST REGION-LAFIA: Pray for God’s power of true repentance in Mission station like koti shangev where a woman killed her child because of her husband’s infidelity; also for Ishibori mission station where occultism is on the increase day by day. Please continue to pray for God’s intervention.
 
WEDNESDAY 12TH
Pray for God’s continuous protection in kasuwan magani
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NORTH WEST REGION – KADUNA:
  • Pray for God’s continuous protection in kasuwan magani against incessant attacks. Praise God for the safety of our missionaries in the recent attack in this area.
  • Pray for all supporters in Kaduna, especially those who have not remitted their support for their missionaries’ salaries that God will provide for them so they could meet up with their commitment.
 
THURSDAY 13TH
NORTH CENTRAL REGION – JOS:
  • Let’s pray for God’s protection over his children in Zabolo DCC, especially our missionaries and their mission stations as it has been reported that some areas were recently attacked by Fulani herdsmen.
 
FRIDAY 14TH
MID CENTRAL REGION – KAGORO: Ask the Lord for financial open doors, to enable this region complete her regional coordinator’s house project. Also pray for provision of motor cycle for our missionary, Pas Jonathan Dauje whose motor cycle was stolen. Pray that those who stole the motor cycle. Will encounter the Lord.
 
SATURDAY 15TH
SOUTH EAST REGION – UMUAHIA:
  • The demand for missionaries is on the increase in this region. Pray for missionaries to be sent to this region.
  • Pray for funds for the completion of the place of worship which foundation was laid on the 17th of May in Isiagu.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS
SUNDAY 16TH
EMS FIELD SCHOOLS: Field Schools are very good channels through which communities are reached with the gospel, especially children. Thank God for EMS missionary Teachers who are working in all these mission field schools. Ask the Lord to encourage them and also grant them excellent spirit and patience as they teach very low level and under schooled children in these rural places.
 
MONDAY 17TH
EMS CHILDREN SCHOOL: Ask the Lord to grant success to our children in JSS3 (Grade 9) who are currently writing their JSCE Examination; also those who are writing the common entrance into various secondary schools by September 2017.
 
TUESDAY 18TH
EMS CRISES RELIEF & PROJECT UNIT:
Pray that the persecuted churches may:
  • Remain strong in faith and trust God despite physical and psychological abuse
  • Walk humbly in their identification with Christ’s sufferings
  • Be fruitful witnesses to others
  • Be able to balance their standing up for their rights, yet responding in grace and love
  • Retain their faith and hope in the Lord.
 
WEDNESDAY 19TH
EMS SPORT UNIT: A handful number of unbelievers are falling in love with sports and many practice it as life occupation:
  • Ask God to send people into their lives to witness to them (Matt. 9:38).
  • Ask God to open their spiritual eyes (2 Cor. 4:4).
  • Ask God to give them ears to hear (Matt. 13:15)
  • Ask God to give them faith to believe (Acts 20:21).
  • Ask God to give them the will to respond (Rom. 10:9).
 
THURSDAY 20TH
EMS CITY MINISTRIES:
  • Pray for God’s wisdom on the Leadership of EMS City Ministries as they keep seeking to rescue abandoned kids, street boys and Girls and other categories of handicap people they are reaching out to.
  • Ask the Lord to provide funds, food, volunteers, different amenities and educational materials that are needed to keep the orphanages and ministries functioning
FRIDAY 21ST
M.B/ CONVERTS – Pray that they:
  • Receive help to grow spiritually
  • Are protected and provided for, should their family or community turn against them.
  • Will have the courage to lead others to know Christ.
 
SATURDAY 22ND
EMS MEDICAL UNIT:
  • Pray for God’s superintending hand to be manifested as EMS health worker minister to patient in various filed.
  • Pray for God’s wisdom to enable them diagnose properly and administer the right treatment at all times.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BORDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
 
SUNDAY 23RD
INAUGURATION OF ZAMBIA & MALAWI:
  • Let’s keep praying for the inauguration of ECWA Zambia and Malawi by the last quarter of this year (2017). Ask the Lord to provide everything that will be needed in this regards.
 
MONDAY 24TH
REPUBLIC OF MALI:
  • Let’s keep praying for God’s increasing favor on Rev. & Mrs. Ishaku Amah-kabong for effectiveness in their ministry in Mali, especially the prison’s ministry.
  • Pray for the women and children who attend their English school to believe the Gospel and also have the courage to respond.
 
TUESDAY 25TH
NIGER REPUBLIC:
  • Pray for the growth of the campus ministry amongst University Students -Fellowship of Christian Students- FCS (Scripture Union).
  • Pray for increased commitment from the members of 1st ECWA Maradi, Niger Republic to the work of God and that God will continue to bless and cause them to succeed in their studies.
 
WEDNESDAY 26TH
BENIN REPUBLIC:
  • Pray for the progress of the mission work at Porto Novo field, in Benin Republic and also for God to provide the field with a worship place as well a Church land.
  • Pray for the couple (Mr. Sunday and family) who are taking care of the Porto Novo mission field for God's provision and divine protection upon their lives.
  • Pray for God's divine healing and total deliverance upon the wife of Rev. Amos Olugbenga and also bless them with the fruit of the womb.
 
THURSDAY 27TH
ZAMBIA:
Thank God for the Life and calling of Lucky Chilufiya and Aubrey A. Mwange whom the Lord is preparing for ministry through discipleship and mentorship under the leadership of Rev. Yusuf Kuzasuwat our EMS Missionary in Zambia.
 
FRIDAY 28TH
GHANA
  • Thank God for the successful annual Pastors' retreat in Ghana, Pray that the lessons learnt by participant will be applied to practical ministry.
  • Thank God for the victory given to ECWA Ghana over the outstanding court case for the recovery of house rent. To God be the glory the rent has been fully recovered, Hallelujah!!!
 
SATURDAY 29TH
GHANA:
  • Thank God for the growth of the Zenu prayer house in Ghana and the moral/financial support that the Church receives from Trustee Dr. Abwaku Englama.
  • Pray that God will provide funds towards accommodation for the Ghana national missionaries.
  • Pray for the Zenu Church to raise funds to purchase spacious land for the church and the development of ECWA Mission Academy in Ghana.
 
WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON OTHER PRAYER NEEDS
 
SUNDAY 30TH
MISSIONARY KIDS AROUND THE WORLD:
  • Ask the Lord to raise up MKs that will lead the way for justice, godliness, Evangelism and for the filling of the power of the spirit. (Luke 4:19-19; Isaiah 61:1-2).
  • Also pray that God would fill our MK with joy, thankfulness, and strength of character, in spite their different cultural backgrounds.
 
MONDAY 31TH
EMS RETIREES:
Ask the Lord to grant our retirees the grace to develop a full schedule of regular preaching and Bible study, evangelizing to the lost, visiting the sick, counseling, or any ministry opportunity the Lord may grand them to carry out.. Also prayer for wisdom and good health as they rest and also serve the Lord.
THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US IN THE MONTH OF JULY.
MORE GRACE AND BLESSINGS OF GOD AS YOU RELENTLESSLY PRAY WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!
 


Praise & Prayer, June 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, JUNE 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
FOCUSING ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME AND FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations." Ps 100:4-5. NIV
 
THURSDAY 1ST
We thank God for the success of the 1st Mission Week and the Mission Awareness that took place in Bwari DCC on the 22nd April, 2017 where many people committed themselves to support mission work through EMS .
 
FRIDAY 2ND
Thank God for the safety in transferring our new missionaries to their various mission stations. Also praise God for the progress of the regional projects in some of our mission stations and for the good health of our missionaries in the field.

SATURDAY 3RD
Praise God for the sacrificial donations from our supporters that has enabled the demonstration of God’s love to provide well water in the following mission fields in the Far North Region: Tsoro, Kokiya, Kwarin Tagwai in Kano DCC and Soro, Yartsamiya, Gidan Damo in Katsina DCC respectively. Also Praise God for the safe delivery of Mrs. Samaila Danlami our missionary in Katsina DCC.
 
SUNDAY 4TH
We thank God for the success of the medical outreach to the Donkin Hills and Gidan Yerima where many people gave their lives to Christ. Pray for their spiritual growth.
 
NOTE:  WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW!!!!
FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN  AROUND THE 
WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE. JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.
 
MONDAY 5TH
Continue to thank God for the support of our faithful numerous supporters that has enhanced God’s work through the ministry of EMS of ECWA in the midst of hardships and difficulties. Praise God for the number of souls that have come to Christ through different cell-groups in the Mid Central Region, by the witnessed of our EMS missionaries. Please pray for their spiritual growth.
 
TUESDAY 6TH
Thank God for His grace over the lives of our missionaries in the South East Region. Praise God for the ministry open door that has resulted to the creation of the new prayer house at Ntezi.
FOCUSING ON HOME MISSION FIELDS.
I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Rom. 1:16
 
WEDNESDAY 7TH
MISSIONARIES ON TRAINING: Pray for our missionaries who are currently going through summer studies for understanding, provision of school fees and success in their studies.
 
THURSDAY 8TH
MISSION WEEK: Pray for faithful remittance of the 2017 1st Mission Week, and for the 2016 arrears yet to be remitted to EMS by some ECWA DCCs.
 
FRIDAY 9TH
CENTRAL REGION GARKI: We thank God for saving the life of our Missionary, Rev. Asabar Hussaini, who had a motorcycle accident when returning from an outreach in Pyakasa. Continue to pray for his speedy recovery.
 
SATURDAY 10TH
SOUTH NORTH EAST-JALINGO: Pray for peace in Taraba State especially Takum and Ussa Local Government Areas where there are Fulani’s attacks. Also pray for God to provide ₦2m only to complete the EMS Coordinator’s house project in the region.
 
SUNDAY 11TH
MID-EAST REGION-LAFIA: Pray for the 3,227 people witness to and the 226 that came to accept Christ as their personal Lord and Savior in this region.
 
MONDAY 12TH
NORTH – EAST REGION-GOMBE: Pray for the spiritual and physical growth of the Prayer House at Ganjig Gas that was given autonomy in Waja DCC in the month of April, 2017, also for God’s healing upon Rev. & Mrs. Ali Usaman’s daughter in Waja DCC, who is sick and has been hospitalized.
 
TUESDAY 13TH
NORTH CENTRAL REGION – JOS:
•    Let’s pray for the spiritual and physical growth of 436 new converts in the region that came to know the Lord Jesus Christ for the first time in the month of April, 2017.
•    Prayer for Hajaratu Philemon, the wife of the Regional Coordinator for God’s healing upon her, pray for Rev. Ibrahim Ma’aji Bauchi DCC Coordinator who had an accident with motorcycle for God’s healing.
•    Also pray for God’s provision of motorcycles to the following EMS DCCs’ Coordinators for effective work: Miango, Zagun, Gwol, Mangu and Yelwa.
 
WEDNESDAY 14TH
MID CENTRAL REGION – KAGORO: Thieves broke into Pastor Janathan Woje’s house in Zonkwa DCC in the night and took his motorcycle, Pray that the Lord will provide another one and convict the thieves to repent and to give their lives to Christ.
 
THURSDAY 15TH
SOUTH EAST REGION – UMUAHIA:
•    Pray for the provision of funds to sink a borehole for the Ntezi community.
•    Enugu DCC lost one of their key supporters in the person of Elder J.C Agbro. Pray for God’s comfort for the family and the entire DCC.
•    12 missionaries now are needed in the region. Pray that God will provide missionaries for the region.
 
FRIDAY 16TH
NORTH WEST REGION – KADUNA:
•    Pray for Pst. Haruna in Kaduna South DCC that is under the threads of the kidnappers for God’s continuous protection.
•    Pray for the success of the awareness that is coming up in Katari DCC on 11th June, 2017.
•    Pray for God’s continuous provision for our supporters in Kaduna, especially those who have not remitted their support for their missionaries’ salaries.
 
SATURDAY 17TH
FAR NORTH WEST REGION – KEBBI:
•    Pray for good health for all our missionaries in the region.
•    Pray for new converts in the region for spiritual growth.
•    Pray for Rev. Ishaku Yohanna who lost his wife Ruth (as a result of snake bite) on the 25th April, 2017 in active service for God’s comfort for him and the family in a special way.

SUNDAY 18TH
FAR NORTH – MALUMFASHI: Pray for God’s healing on Rev. Bature Nomau’s son, who had a fracture through motorcycle accident. Ask God to provide the roofing materials for the various building projects in the Region.
FOCUSING ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS
 
MONDAY 19TH
EMS SPORT UNIT:
•    Pray for our Regional Coordinators, DCC Coordinators and the missionaries serving in the fields to use sport as a means of evangelism to bring many souls to Christ.
•    Pray for the spiritual and physical growth of our new converts gotten through the Sport Ministry. Also pray for those that rededicated their lives and those who are going through discipleship that God will reveal Himself more and more to them.
•    Pray for those who went through the Sports Ministry Basic Training, which took place from 17th – 22nd, April, 2017 at EMS Children School Jos; that they will use the skills acquired to be effective in evangelism and church planting.
 
TUESDAY 20TH
EMS CITY MINISTRIES:
•    Pray for Rev. Ayuba Kukwi who is on his annual leave that God will protect him and refresh him throughout the period. Pray for Rev. Benjamin Baba who is standing for him that God will give him wisdom.
•    Pray for Mariam, one of our girl that graduated from the ministry and is planning to get married this year 2017, that God will grand her success.
 
WEDNESDAY 21ST
EMS MEDICAL UNIT: Pray for all the staff of EMS Clinics that God will help them use their profession to evangelize and win souls for Christ.
FOCUSING ON CROSS BORDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
 
THURSDAY 22ND
INAUGURATION OF ZAMBIA & MALAWI:
•    EMS is trusting God for the inauguration of ECWA Zambia and Malawi by October 2017 God’s willing. Pray along with us as we put things in order to make this a reality.
 
FRIDAY 23TH
BENIN REPUBLIC:
•    Pray for God’s healing and good health upon Rev. & Mrs. Alfred Sodji who are facing  health challenges.
•    Pray for God's provision for the purchase of land for the second Church in Cotonou, Benin Republic and for God to provide the needed resources for the building of ECWA Fidjrosse Church in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The Church present place of worship cannot longer content the membership.
•    Pray for the progress of the mission work at Porto Novo field, in Benin Republic and for God to provide a temporally place of worship as well as the Church land.
•    Pray for the couple (Mr. & Mrs. Sunday and family) who are taking care of the Porto Novo mission field for God's provision and divine protection upon their lives.
•    Pray for Rev. Sodji who is always on the way to Porto to make sure that things take off in a good shape.
•    Pray  for  God's  divine  healing  and  total  deliverance  upon  the  wife  of  Rev. Amos Olugbenga and also bless them with the fruit of the womb.
 
SATURDAY 24TH
REPUBLIC OF MALI:
•    Pray for Rev.& Mrs. Ishaku Amah-kabong for effective prison ministry, speed understanding in their language learning, and his educational activities to target the communities with the Gospel.
•    Pray for Malian, a woman prison inmate who was witnessed to by Mrs. Amah and is requesting for an extension of her prison term so she could be discipled by the Missionaries. Pray that God will lead her to the Missionaries or vice versa so that this woman can be properly disciple.
 
SUNDAY 25TH
NIGER REPUBLIC:
•    Pray for Rev. & Mrs. Likita's health challenge for God’s healing.
•    Pray for the success of the campus ministry amongst University Students -Fellowship of Christian Students- FCS (Scripture Union).
•    Pray that God will help the members of the 1st ECWA Maradi to be committed in their relationship to Christ in Niger Republic; also for God to continue to bless and cause them to succeed in their studies.
FOCUSING ON OTHER PRAYER NEEDS
And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.
Phil 4:19
MONDAY 26TH
EMS WIDOWS/WIDOWERS: Pray for God’s protection and provisions for the EMS Widows and Widowers. Pray also that God will deliver them from all forms of temptations.
 
TUESDAY 27TH
EMS RETIREES: Pray for EMS Retirees for God to use them as if they are in active service. Pray also for good health and financial provision.
 
WEDNESDAY 28TH
EMS CHILDREN’S SCHOOLS: Pray for EMS school Children that are graduating in 2017 for God to open doors for admission into tertiary institutions.
 
THURSDAY 29TH
EMS CRISES RELIEF & PROJECT UNIT:
•    Pray that God in His providence will encourage His servants who are been persecuted for their faith in Him; also that God will grant them perseverance and courage to be worthy imitators of Christ.
•    Pray for God’s comfort for the victims of crisis in Nigeria and beyond; also for God to provide enough resources to the EMS of ECWA to meet the needs of this targeted group.
 
FRIDAY 30TH
MISSIONARY KIDS AROUND THE WORLD:: In line  with  2  Timothy 2:22 (“Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart”) Pray that Missionary Kids all over the world would flee from evil desires and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, and joy to accompany them  in their pursue for live.
THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US IN THE MONTH OF MAY.
MORE GRACE AND GOD’S BLESSINGS AS YOU RELENTLESSLY PRAY WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!
 


Praise & Prayer, May 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, MAY 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME/FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise." Ps 47:7

NOTE:  WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
First (1st) Monday of every month is to be observed nationally and internationally as ems prayer and fasting day. Therefore, all ems arms, missionaries, office staff, prayer partners and supporters should please endeavor to join the ems international head office in prayers. As we join faith and trust god in one accord with brethren around the world for a steady and a fruitful growth of the kingdom of god, peace and the salvation of nations, for revival and spiritual growth of the church. Our cooperate prayer time at the head office, is 8-9am, 12-1pm, and 3-4 pm respectively. You can join us in prayers wherever you may be at those times or make out time of your own convenience as you are led to by god. Please. Just be sure to pray along as you fast.

MONDAY 1ST
Praise God for His intervention on Christians from the Muslims attack at Kaffin Koro on the 9th of April 2017 after a Church Service. Ask the Lord to comfort the families of those who lost their beloved ones and for healing for all who were injured.

TUESDAY 2ND
Praise God for the successful ruffing of the three classes in Randa Mission Field School in Kwassam DCC. Ask the Lord to provide more finances and building materials for the completion of the project.

WEDNESDAY 3RD
Praise God for the safe return of Peter Fretheim the EMS City Ministries consultant back to Nigeria from his home Country, the U.S. Also thank the Lord for giving him the privilege of sharing the ministry needs of the City ministries. Pray that God will continue to touch the lives of those who heard his report to support financially and materially.

THURSDAY 4TH
Praise God for the provision of 12 desktop computers and 3 laptops as donation to the City ministries to equip the computer lab in Kaduna center EMS City Ministry (Gidan Bege).

FRIDAY 5TH
Praise God for the fruitful ministry of George Mwila in Kapiri-Nposhi central Province  of  Zambia.    As  many  new  converts  are  been  recorded  from  his  Outreaches  and Evangelism. Pray for the spiritual growth of the three amongst them that are undergoing discipleship.

SATURDAY 6TH

  • Praise God for protecting our EMS missionaries in the Gambia during the country’s political tension, by God's grace the situation is now stabilized.
  • Continue to praise God for the peace, since after the new Government took over.
  • Praise God for the freedom that the missionaries have in sharing the Gospel with The Gambians.

WEEK TWO
FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS.
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3

SUNDAY 7TH
EMS ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE
Pray for EMS Administrative staff who are taking their annual leave to rest, especially the EMS Administrator, Rev. Dr. Ibrahim Bakari. Ask the Lord to help them rest well, also to grant them safety as they travel during their leave.

SATURDAY 8TH
DIRE NEED FOR MISSIONARIES
Due to urgent need of church planting demand currently going on, in various unreached Mission Fields within and outside of Nigeria, we want you to pray for God to raise more Missionaries. Also ask the Lord to raise more supporters that will give financially for missionaries to go.

TUESDAY 9TH
CENTRAL REGION GARKI
Ask the Lord to bring complete healing and deliverance upon Pas. Gamaliel Commander, the EMS missionary in Pyakasa who has suffered series of spiritual attacks and is currently sick and is receiving treatment. Also you should continue to pray that the Lord will keep our missionaries safe and their families from demonic attacks in their various mission fields.

WEDNESDAY 10TH
SOUTH NORTH EAST-JALINGO
Pray for the safety and success of the missionaries’ conference in the South North East that will be holding from 10th to 13th May in Shongom DCC.

THURDAY 11TH
MID-EAST REGION-LAFIA
Pas. John Esla has been graced by God to start a new Mission Field School in his mission station. Praise God for the building of some classes that has commenced. Pray that God will provide N700,000 for the purchase of 5 bundles of zinc, 15 bags of cement, 5 doors and 8 windows and a missionary teachers.

FRIDAY 12TH
NORTH – EAST REGION-GOMBE
Pastor Isah Yusuf, a missionary serving under Gombe DCC lost his son by name Joshua. Ask the Lord to comfort the family and many other missionaries’ families around the world who have lost their loved ones.
 
SATURDAY 13TH
NORTH CENTRAL REGION JOS
Ask the Lord to make provision for the sum of N1, 656,777 that is urgently needed to pay the outstanding of the missionaries’ allowances in this region. Also ask the Lord to grant financial blessings to the supporters in this region so that they can meet up with their obligations.

WEEK THREE
FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS

SUNDAY 14TH
EMS – MEDICAL UNIT
Ask the Lord to bring healing on Pastor Ishaku who was operated upon. Also, keep praying for other missionaries and their families who are suffering from one ill-health or other.

MONDAY 15TH
EMS CHILDREN AND FIELD MISSION SCHOOL
Pray that students & pupils in the EMS children and Mission Field Schools would show proper respect for the authorities that God have placed over them. Ask the Lord to help them grow spiritually, so that they can speak and act in a way that is respectful to their teachers, administrators, and other school staff. Romans 13:1-5

TUESDAY 16TH
EMS CITY MINISTIRES
Ask the Lord to revive the Kano “EMS City Ministry” Outreach Arm. Also pray for God’s provisions for us to repair 5 of our water bore holes that are down, to meet the boys’ transition house need in Jos that is faced with serious water challenge.

WEDNESDAY 17TH
EMS SPORTS MINISTRIES

  • Pray for communities where our missionaries are working and are using sports to encourage local children's football teams. That it will also serve as a channel of reaching out to children with the Gospel of Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Pray for more effectiveness as the EMS missionaries use sports as a tool for ministry and for establishing relationships.

THURSDAY 18TH
EMS CRISES RELIEF & PROJECT UNIT

  • Pray that God in His providence will look with mercy on His servants who are been persecuted for their faith in Him; that God will grant them perseverance and courage to be worthy imitators of Christ.
  • Pray that God will provide resources needed by EMS to reach out to the crises victims in different parts of Nigeria.

FRIDAY 19TH
EMS “ISHMAEL” EVANGELISM UNIT

  • Pray for the persecutors of the church that they may have a Damascus road conversion to faith in Jesus and repent of their evil, just as Paul did.
  • Pray for justice to prevail in the nations around the world, for victims of terrorist attacks.
  • Ask God to give wisdom to the leaders of these Nations to work for peace among all peoples, and to stiffen their resolution to fight evil and to stand up for the weak.

 
SATURDAY 20TH
ECWA TELEVISION MINISTRY

  • Pray for Rev. Stephen Panya Baba, the E.TV Coordinator for God’s wisdom as he leads the Television Ministry.
  • Pray for all the staffs that will serve in the Television Ministry of ECWA to realize the significance of their role in sharing the Gospel through the medium of Television
  • Pray over the equipment, to function properly as they are preparing for broadcasting.
  • Pray that the Holy Spirit would work through each broadcast to touch the lives of those who are watching and listening.

WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BORDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV

SUNDAY 21ST
INAUGURATION OF ZAMBIA & MALAWI
EMS is trusting God for the inauguration of ECWA Zambia and Malawi by the last quarter of this year (2017). Pray along with us as we put things together to make this a reality.

MONDAY 22ND
BENIN REPUBLIC

  • Praise God for the safe delivery of Mrs. Thibaut Assikoto with a baby girl, a member of the ECWA Church in Godomey Benin Republic.
  • Pray for God to bless the new mission work at Porto Novo, Benin Republic with souls.
  • Pray for God to provide a problem free land for our two ECWA Churches in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

TUESDAY 23RD
CHAD REPUBLIC

  • Pray for suitable Missionaries in Chad Republic to be sent for Urban Church Planting in N'Djamena, Chad Republic.
  • Thank God for the ECWA Chad inauguration that was done successfully. Pray for the church growth in Chad.
  • Pray for God’s providence to enable us meet the numerous urgent needs that were observed during the official inauguration of ECWA Chad Republic; which includes, the need of more missionaries, purchase of lands for church building purposes, the need of Bore holes and many others.

WEDNESDAY 24TH
THE GAMBIA

  • Pray for the Gambian field as they trust God for three more missionaries as early as possible.
  • Pray for God's provision towards the challenge of places of worship in most of the Gambian new stations of ministry. Some places use verandas, under trees, and homes for worship especially in Sukuta and Coastal road. While in Darsilami, Soma, and Jidda we already have lands (two were purchased and one was given). Pray for funds to develop the lands for worship.

THURSDAY 25TH
BURKINA FASO

  • ECWA 1 Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso is in dire need of a worship place outside the house they are using, pray for God to provide 300, 000F (N249, 000) for the construction of a Church batcher.
  • Considering the growth of the Ministry in Burkina Faso mission fields, there is an urgent need to engage at least 3 Nationals for the progress of the work. Do pray for God's provision to meet this pressing need.
  • Pray for the progress and success of the registration of ECWA Burkina Faso.

FRIDAY 26TH
ZAMBIA

  • Pray for EMS Missionaries serving in Zambia for favor before God and in the communities where they are serving, so that their lives will make positive impact in the society in spite of the oppositions around them.
  • Pray for the plans on ground to involve more indigenous missionaries for enlarging the work in Zambia.

SATURDAY 27TH
ECWA TOGO
Pray for God to provide at least 6 motorcycles for the missionaries that are working in the interior part of Togo to enable them work effectively.

WEEK FIVE
FOCUS ON CHRISTIAN REVIVAL, AND HOMES
“…Revive us so we can call on your name once more. Psalm 80:18

SUNDAY 28TH
REVIVAL FOR MISSION

  • Pray that God will move in the hearts of believers in Nigeria and elsewhere to make a new commitment of time and finances and prayerfully support the work of missions in Africa.
  • Pray for a growing vision and passion across Christian Denominations, to reach people with the gospel of Christ worldwide.

MONDAY 29TH
MISSIONARY KIDS AROUND THE  WORLD
In  line  with  2  Timothy  2:22 (“Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart”) Pray that Missionary Kids would flee from evil desires and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, enjoying the company of other children in mission fields who love the Lord and are willing to serve Him.

TUESDAY 30TH
MISSIONARIES WORLDWIDE

  • Pray for God’s strength and comfort for missionaries whose family members (especially parents, grandparents, and siblings) have suffered serious illnesses and tragedies.
  • Pray for the comfort of the Holy Spirit upon missionaries who lose their loved ones while far away from home.
  • Pray for God to put his hedge of protection around missionaries serving in difficult parts of the world.

 
WEDNESDAY 31ST
THE NATIONS

  • Ask the Lord to strengthen our faith so that we can extend His grace to the unreached people of the world.
  • Ask God to bring about an awakening of His presence to Nigeria as never seen before.
  • Pray that His Name will be proclaimed, and that all plans to silence the Name of Jesus would be thwarted and crushed.

THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US IN THE MONTH OF MAY.
MORE GRACE AND GOD’S BLESSINGS AS YOU RELENTLESSLY PRAY WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!

 



Praise & Prayer, April 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, APRIL 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME/FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise." Ps 47:7

 

SATURDAY 1ST
Proverbs 11:25, Appreciate God for many who have given themselves to be partners with EMS of ECWA in the work of God. Praise God for the ministry of Mama Fibi Choji (above 85 yrs) in the Far North Region. She has been consistently visiting the EMS missionaries in Katsina, Tsiga, and Jigawa states to encourage them in different areas of their difficulties. Ask the Lord to increase her strength and also bless her with sound good health.

SUNDAY 2ND
Genesis 22:17. Thank God for the blessings of the fruit of the Womb, specifically the safe arrival of a bouncing baby girl who was delivered safely at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital (Jankwanu) to the family of Pas. & Mrs. Yohana Mamman our EMS missionary in the North Central Region. Ask the Lord to strengthen the mother. Also, pray that the child will grow in wisdom and in the knowledge of the Lord.
NOTE:  WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4 PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE. JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.
MONDAY 3RD
There are forty-nine (49) EMS Chadians Missionaries working in Chad Republic, with quite a number of ECWA Churches planted. BY God’s enabling grace the long awaited ECWA chad inauguration has come and gone. Praise God for making this a reality by making the plans and program a success and by granting safety to those who travel for the occasion.
 
TUESDAY 4TH
Praise God for the journey mercies granted to Pastor Amah from Mali and to the family of Pastor & Mrs. Alfred Sodji from Cotonou to Nigeria for their ordination which successfully took place on Wednesday the 23rd, March 2017.
 

WEDNESDAY 5TH
Praise God for using ECWA Wuse II Garki DCC to pay for Rev. & Mrs. Tanimu’s one year rent in Maradi, Niger Republic. Thank God for the success of the Ground Breaking and Foundation Laying of ECWA Niger Republic Discipleship Training Centre which was eventually assisted by ECWA Wuse 2.
 
THURSDAY 6TH
Praise God for the progress and success of the ministry of our mission volunteer, George Mwila in EMS mission station Kapiri – Nposhi Central Province of Zambia. The fellowship has grown now to five committed members. Ask the Lord to sustain them and bring growth to the church.
 
FRIDAY 7TH The Mission Field School in Kenya is enjoying the influx of many more pupils; Praise God for the Favor he has granted the church before the community. Pray that these children, especially the ones who are not believers, will encounter the Lord in this school.
 
SATURDAY 8TH
Praise God for the successful surgery of Mary Barde, one of the orphans in the EMS Gero House of Hope center in Jos. Ask the Lord to perfect healing on her.
  WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
SUNDAY 9TH
EMS ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE
  • Praise God for his grace on all the head officestaff.
  • Pray that He bestows on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes and anoint them with the oil of gladness instead ofmourning.
  • Pray that God will Cloth them with a garment ofpraise.
MONDAY 10TH
MID-EAST REGION-LAFIA: Praise God for the new convert won in ECWA family worship center Agyaragun, by name Khadijat (Mercy). Ask the Lord to sustain her in her new faith as she is currently undergoing discipleship.
 
TUESDAY 11TH
CONVERTS: Praise God for the 1,812 new converts made last month during missions programs that were carried out in various missions stations. Ask the Lord to sustain them in Faith and also help the pastors who will follow them up and disciple them.
 
WEDNESDAY 12TH
NORTH – EAST REGION: Praise God for saving Pastor Adamu Ibrahim and his family who were attacked by Boko Haram in Kautikari a community under Chibok LGA of Borno state Nigeria, three days after they arrived at the mission station. Thank God that No life was lost. Ask the Lord to protect them from further attacks alongside many other missionaries working in hostile areas.
 
THURSDAY 13TH
SUPPORTERS: Praise God for the life of our numerous supporters and the 17 others who have just joined in this Kingdom project within the 1st quarter of this year 2017. Ask the Lord to bless them, their families and that he would grant them the grace to stay faithful to their commitment of supporting the work of EMS.
 

FRIDAY 14TH
SOUTH – EAST REGION: Pray for the salvation of Mr A. Salihu who joined EMS Literacy Training in one of the mission stations in this region. Also pray for many other seekers of truth that the Lord will reveal Himself to them.
 
SATURDAY 15TH
SOUTH – WEST REGION – ILORIN: Let us continue to pray for God’s provision for the replacement of the official ministry Hilux Jeep with which the regional coordinator was using to visit missionaries, monitor the mission work of missionaries and aid in moving missionaries on transfer in this region that was broken down since November 2015, which all effort to fix it has proven abortive.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS
SUNDAY 16TH
EMS – MEDICAL UNIT: Praise God for answered prayers of the healing of the wife of Pastor Elijah Emetu our missionary who had partial stroke. Continue to pray for them for more strength to do his will.
Ask the Lord to bring healing on the following missionaries suffering from various illnesses: Pst. Musa Yarima, Pst. Mamuda Musa, and Mrs Keziah Dauda.
 
MONDAY 17TH
EMS CHILDREN AND FIELD MISSION SCHOOL:
Praise God for the provision of the set of drums for the EMS children school children Jos. However continue to pray that God will provide more to get the complete musical instrument which is estimated to cost N500, 000.
  • Rev. Musa Dauda has been redeployed to the EMS children school in Jos as its Maintenance officer. Ask the Lord to endow him with wisdom to enable him put in his wealth of experience into developing the Jos school and othercampuses.
TUESDAY 18TH
EMS CITY MINISTRIES: Peter Fretheim the EMS House of Hope consultant has traveled to the states for progress report to our supporters and to also raise more supporters. Ask the Lord to grant him utterance and favor as he ministers in 8 churches.
 
WEDNESDAY 19TH
MISSIONARY KIDS AROUND THE WORLD: Ask the Lord to grant them emotional, physical, and spiritual stability to learn and grow in the knowledge of the Lord. Also, Pray that God will keep from all kinds of evil, and help them to trust Him as their refuge and strength. Also pray that God will guard their minds from harmful instruction, and grant them discernment to recognize schemes of the Devil to lieu them off the part of truth.
 
THURSDAY 20TH
EMS SECURITY PERSONNEL: Considering the increase security threat pose to Christian organization facilities, ask the Lord to grant all EMS security personnel the grace to be steadfast and sensitive to any security threats around EMS facilities within and outside the country.
 
FRIDAY 21ST EMS “ISHMAEL” EVANGELISM UNIT
Pray for Christians living in hostile Muslim territory to show love boldly to new converts whose families have disowned them.
Ask God to give us (His people) a spirit of generosity even in poverty/economic recession and ask Him to provide us with the resources we need to “adopt” these converts and help them obtain clothing, education, food, jobs, and housing, etc.
 

SATURDAY 22ND
EMS MISSIONARY DRIVERS: Ask the Lord to grant EMS Drivers sound decision making, good health and divine protection in all their travels.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BORDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
SUNDAY 23RD
The rate of rentage increments in most of our Cross Border Mission Fields is so alarming, that some are double and other thrice of what they used to pay due to the fall in the value of Nigerian currency. Ask the Lord to grant EMS financial opening and favor before the nationals to enable us acquire properties of our own for smooth mission work without rentage harassments.
 
MONDAY 24TH
MALI
  • Praise God for the successful commencement of the ACE Educational program, started by Pastor & Mrs. Amah. Ask the Lord to favor them before the community and to also grant them “mission minded” proficient teachers with whom they might work together in improving the School.
  • The registration documents of ECWA Mali are now on the table of Hon. Minister, keep praying for God's intervention and favor in Jesus name.
  • Ask the Lord to sustain ECWA Mali women fellowship which has been slated for every Wednesday by 1pm
TUESDAY 25TH
NIGER REPUBLIC
  • Ask the Lord to grant us financial breakthrough for the completion of ECWA Niger Republic Discipleship Training Centre whose foundation has been laid by God’sgrace.
  • Pray for God's increased financial supply to ECWA Wuse II for the work of missions in the nations, most especially in ECWA Niger Republic.
  • Please keep praying for funds to sponsor a volunteer missionary couple to Birnin-Konni, Niger Republic to take care of the newly planted ECWAChurch.
WEDNESDAY 26TH ZAMBIA
  • The office is trusting God to recruit Zambians indigenous missionaries as part of the team of workers; Pray for financial provision and God’s leadership in the recruitment processes.
  • Ask the Lord to give us success as we preparation towards the formal inauguration of the ECWA Zambian and ECWA Malawian fields at the last quarter of this year (2017) a reality.
THURSDAY 27TH ECWA CHAD
Praise God for the successful inauguration of ECWA Chad and pray that it will continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of God; also to be self-sustaining, self – supporting/ and self- propagating and that Christ light will shine through them.
 

  FRIDAY 28TH GHANA
  • Ask the Lord to fulfil the vision of starting the Ghana ECWA studentfellowship.
  • Praise God for meeting the need of Pastor Ribina’s motor – cycle through one of our committedsupporter.ContinuetopraythattheLordwillmeetotherurgentandpressing needs.
SATURDAY 29TH
TOGO
  • The church building project in Kaboli is still pending due to financial challenges. Pray for God's provision of the total sum of (N2, 000,000.00) to enable us embark on this building project.
  • Pray for God to provide at least 5 motorcycles that are urgently needed for the missionariesthatareworkingintheinteriorpartsofTogotoenablethemruntheirwork effectively.
WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON CHRISTIAN REVIVAL, AND HOMES,
“…Revive us so we can call on your name once more. Psalm 80:18
 
SUNDAY 30TH
CHRISTIAN HOMES
Ask the Holy Spirit, to please release His healing, love, and the ministry of reconciliation into many broken Christian homes. Ask that He fill us with the love of God, a desire for purity, and also purge our hearts of resentments towards each other.
 
CHURCH REVIVAL
  • Many churches need healing amongst members. Pray that churches would stop competing and nursing jealously with other churches. Pray that God will bring loving unityamongmembersinourchurchesandadeepharmonybetweenourchurches.(John 13:35)
  • Pray that God will fill His people with passion for the salvation of the lost. Ask that God will give us, (His people) passion for missions and churchplanting.
THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US IN THE MONTH
APRIL. MORE GRACE AND GOD’S BLESSINGS AS YOU RELENTLESSLY PRAY WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!


Praise & Prayer, March 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, MARCH 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME/FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
“The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him. Ex 15:2
 
WEDNESDAY 1ST
Praise God for the successful weaning of a mission station in Loyulme (South North East Region) into a Local Church Board (LCB), the church was handed over to Yamel DCC with 45 baptized members and other 81 people who together made up the current church membership.
 
THURSDAY 2ND
Praise God for the fruitful mission outreached to Akpanaja under the Mid-East Region where converts were made, and as a result, a church was planted with 17 people as the pioneering members. Ask the Lord to sustain the new converts and the new planted church.
 
FRIDAY 3RD
A new church was planted in the community of Ruwayo, in Lafia, under the Mid- East Region. To the glory of God, the church which at its’ inception began to worship under a shade received gift of a temporary auditorium, by one of the persons in the community. A 4 bedroom apartment was also given for the missionary pastor to stay for free, until the church was able to get a permanent place for the missionary. Moreover, to the glory of God a piece of land was also given to the church to build a permanent place of worship. Praise God for his favor and provisions
 
SATURDAY 4TH
Praise God for answered prayers and His intervention regarding pastor Amah’s first convert in Mali. Mr. Hamidou was at the verge of being withdrawn from the university but God changed the situation positively.
WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
SUNDAY 5TH
EMS ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE: Praise God for Sustaining the Director, Administrator and all the EMS management staff in all their endeavors.
  • Pray that the EMS Director, Administrator, and all management staff will maintain focus and be free from distraction on their daily assignments. Pray for godly leadership discernment and wisdom on all of them (James 1:5; Ephesians1:16-17).
NOTE:
We are fasting tomorrow first (1st) Monday of every month is to be observed nationally and internationally as ems prayer and fasting day. Therefore, all ems arms, missionaries, office staff, prayer partners and supporters should please endeavor to join the ems international head office in prayers. As we join faith and trust god in one accord with brethren around the world for a steady and a fruitful growth of the kingdom of god, peace and the salvation of nations, for revival and spiritual growth of the church. Our corporate prayer time at the head office, is 8-9am, 12-1pm, and 3-4pm respectively. You can join us in prayers wherever you may be at those times or make out time of your own convenience as you are led by god. Please, just be sure to pray along as you fast.
MONDAY 6TH
SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION-TARABA: Ask the Lord to restore peace to the turbulence areas of Taraba State in the South North East Region, the fight between the Fulani and the Mumuye has caused a lot of destructions, disturbances and has distracted mission work in the affected areas.
 
TUESDAY 7TH
SOUTH WEST REGION – ILORIN: The official ministry Hilux Jeep with which the regional coordinator is able to visit missionaries, monitor the mission work of missionaries and also aid in moving missionaries on transfer in this region has been down since November 2015, all effort to fix it has proven abortive .Ask the Lord to intervene so that this vehicle will be fix or grant open doors for replacement.
 
WEDNESDAY 8TH
NORTH EAST REGION-GOMBE: Pray for pastor Ibrahim Adamu, a new EMS missionary sent to begin work at Kautikari, a mission station located around Chibok in Borno state. Ask the Lord to grant Him grace to be effective and to also keep them safe from terrorist attacks.
 
THURSDAY 9TH
MID EAST REGION-LAFIA
  • Pray for missionaries working in the interior mission fields; ask for God’s intervention from the harassment of herdsmen who take over their farm lands, and eat up their farm products. Ask the Lord for the protection of their live aswell.
  • Pray for peaceful settlement of a misunderstanding between the Muslims and the Christians at Dogon Kurmicommunity.
FRIDAY 10TH
FAR NORTH REGION MALUMFASHI: Dangwadabe, Ubani and Saratu are new converts who are currently being persecuted. Ask the Lord to strengthen them and increase their faith in Him in the face of their present trying times.
 
SATURDAY 11TH
CENTRAL REGION-ABUJA: ECWA Good News Church Maitama Minister’s hill in her commitment to promote the works of mission emerged to be the first to add a “Mission Pastor” to her number of pastors. Pray for Pastor Abel for God’s guidance as the mission pastor who becomes the senior pastor of the church.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS
 
SUNDAY 12TH
EMS CHILDREN AND MISSION FIELD SCHOOL: Ask the Lord to equip all EMS missionary teachers with true knowledge and the skill for teaching. Pray that He Give them patience and understanding; justice and prudence; humility and fear of the Lord. Ask God to Grant them wisdom and charity so that with a pure and holy love they may impart these gifts to the children under their care.
 
MONDAY 13TH
EMS MEDICAL UNIT: Pray for EMS Medical Coordinator, nurses and all those who work in EMS medical facilities. Ask that the Lord will strengthen them in body and soul, and bless their work, that they may give comfort to those in their care.
  • Pray for God’s healing on Pas. Christopher Saman’s wife who had complications during child birth at delivery and has being sick sincethen.
  • Pray for God’s healing on Mrs. Unenge Anthony, a missionary’s wife in the Mid-East Region, who is suffering from kidneyinfection.
TUESDAY 14TH
EMS MISSIONARY DRIVERS: Ask the Lord to bless all EMS Drivers with their families, pray that He Watch, guide and Keep them safe in their travels throughout the months of 2017.
 
WEDNESDAY 15TH
EMS CITY MINISTRIES (ECM): Pray for Rev. Ayuba Kukwi the new ECM manager for God’s wisdom, sound health and sound mind as he carries out his assignment. Also pray for Rev. Monday Zock, the out gone manager for more of God’s grace in his new area of ministry as the senior chaplain to the EMS children school Jos. Ask the Lord to raise more helpers and supporters for EMS City Ministries.
 
THURSDAY 16TH
EMS SECURITY PERSONNELS: Ask God to strengthen and encourage all EMS security personals and their families. Pray that the security personals would be adequately equipped to secure EMS facilities under God’s ultimate protection.
 

 

FRIDAY 17TH
EMS “ISHMAEL” EVANGELISM UNIT:
  • Pray for the existing church in Pakistan and other countries who are ostracized and threatened by their families and communities, and often struggle to find work and a safe place to live. Pray for their protection, for opportunities for them to meet together to encourage each other, and that they will not loseheart.
SATURDAY 18TH
EMS SPORTS MINISTRY: Ask the Lord to grant wisdom on how to use Sports ministry to overcome cross cultural barriers, thereby extending greater gospel influence in communities to engage youth for mission purpose.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BORDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
SUNDAY 19TH
CROSS BORDERS CRITICAL NEEDS: EMS is still trusting God for the sum of N300M that is urgently needed for various critical Cross Borders Projects. Let’s not relent in praying for this need. Let’s not relent in Praying for the formal registration of ECWA in cross borders mission fields- E.g. ECWA Niger, ECWA Mali, ECWA Kenya and others.
 
MONDAY 20TH
ZAMBIA: Pray for the Christians in Zambia, especially in areas our missionaries are targeting for openness. Some of them their YES means NO; and they are very secretive. Giving offering is a serious concern. Drunkenness is never address even by parents, more or less, many of the pastors as they are equal partakers. Also pray for the ongoing plans to recruit two indigenous missionaries for enlarging the work in Zambia.
 
TUESDAY 21ST
NIGER REPUBLIC: Thank God for the harmonious living of Rev. & Mrs. Tanimu Ishaya with their Muslim neighbors.
  • Pray for God to provide a missionary couple to be sent to Birnin Konni to shepherd the newly plantedChurch.
  • Pray for Pastor Jimami Dalla, who has commenced work at Rigiyar Riga village of Aguie, Niger Republic. He had his first congregational service on the 26th    of January 2017.
WEDNESDAY 22ND
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: Praise God for ECWA Yaoundé, the capital of the Republic of Cameroon. The church is really growing and also working on supporting Mission work as a missionary sending church. Ask the Lord to increase upon this church grace for evangelism and urban church planting.
 
THURDAY 23RD
ZAMBIA AND MALAWI INAUGURATION: Pray for the success of the ongoing plan to inaugurate two mission fields at the last quarter of this year 2017. Also pray for financial opening to meet the financial needs of these new fields.
 
FRIDAY 24TH
MALI: Praise God for successful movement of Pastor & Mrs. Amah to a more strategic location in Faladie as a  strategy to plant churches that can in turn plant others.
  • Thank God for the prison ministry of Pastor & Mrs. Amah in Bamako as the attention of the Nigerian embassy is been drawn to them, they have been invited by the Consular of theNigerianEmbassytodiscusspartnershipintheareasofinformationsharing,logistics and Trauma healings for the Nigerians in prisons.
SATURDAY  25TH
GAMBIA: Pray for the Gambian field as they trust God for three more indigenous missionaries as early as possible. Ask the Lord to direct in the Choice of missionaries to be engaged in this regards.
WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON REVIVAL, HOMES, MISSION AGENCIES AND NIGERIA.
“…Revive us so we can call on your name once more. Psalm 80:18
SUNDAY 26TH
RIVIVAL: Rom 12:2 “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is — his good, pleasing and perfect will”. NIV
  • In line with Rom 12:2, Pray that the Lord will help us to set our minds on Him. That we will not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our minds to prove what His willis.
  • Pray that God would help us by the power of His Spirit to think on whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, (Philippians4:8)
  • Pray that He Strengthens us in the power of His might, dress us in His armor so that we can stand firm against the schemes of the devil. Ephesians6:10-12)
MONDAY 27TH
CHRISTIAN HOMES: Thank God for the Families of believers. Ask that He bless us with His favor, provide for all of our needs and also protect us from harm and evil of every kind. Pray that He Brings His perfect peace to the hearts of every member of our family.
 
TEUSDAY 28TH
MISSION AGENCIES: Pray for growing partnerships and deepening relationships between Mission agencies with their sponsors. Pray for Divine appointments and for the right people to join the Harvest force full time. Pray for more partners, finances, and mission workers so that mission agencies can continue with the Kingdom work around the world. As you devote yourself to prayer, ask the Lord to open doors for the world mission agencies to proclaim the mystery of Christ among more people.
 
WEDNESDAY 29TH
PERSECUTED CHURCH: In many countries, Christians are harassed, discriminated against, slandered, unjustly accused, summarily arrested and sometimes imprisoned, beaten, exiled or killed. Violence comes both from governments and religious extremists. Pray that the church:
  • Remain focus, strong in faith and trust despite physical and psychologicalabuse
  • Will be able to forgive those who persecute us or who fail to supportus
  • Will experience and know love, joy and peace from God (Romans8:28-39)
  • Will walk humbly in our identification with Christ’ssufferings
  • Will be fruitful witness to others in the midst ofpersecution.
  • Will be able to balance standing up for her rights, yet responding in grace andlove.
THURSDAY 30TH
NIGERIA: Pray and ask for God’s mercy upon Nigeria, its leaders and people. Pray also that the Church would be persistent in prayer and that God would deliver the nation from every source of violence. Pray for a change of heart for Boko Haram members, Fulani gunmen, their sponsors and supporters.
 
FRIDAY 31ST
WORLD LEADERS: Particularly lift up those men and women whom God have called into national leadership positions and pray that they will give Him first place in their lives and seek Him diligently in prayer when they are called upon to make difficult decisions that affect the lives of so many people.
  • Ask the Lord to Lead and guide all Christian leaders into all truth and guard them from the ridicule that Christian leaders of our nations inevitably have to face in a world that has predominantly abandoned the truth of Scripture.
THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US IN MARCH. MORE GRACE AND GOD’S BLESSINGS AS YOU RELENTLESSLY PRAY WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!


Praise & Prayer, February 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, FEBRUARY 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME/FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
“Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens”. Ps 68:19.NIV
 
WEDNESDAY 1ST
Praise God for delivering Rev. Yahaya Bungule (The Far North EMS Regional Coordinator) and our missionary family of five (5) on transfer from a ghastly car accident along Kano – Gombe road to the North East Region of Nigeria. To God be the glory there was no loss of life, nor serious injury. However, let us not relent in praying for safety for all our missionaries who are on transfer to new mission stations.
 
THURSDAY 2ND
Praise God for the safe delivery of Pastor Christopher Simon’s wife, our EMS missionary who is serving in the Far North Region of Nigeria. They were blessed with a baby girl.
 
FRIDAY 3RD
Praise God for the successful weaning of the first EMS station to a local church in Bore DCC in the North East Region of Nigeria. Ask the Lord to sustain and help it to grow to be a missionary sending church.
 
SATURDAY 4TH
Praise God for granting admission to one of our orphans at the EMS “House of Hope” Center in Lafia to study medicine at the University of Jos. Ask the Lord to provide all the money for the funding of the program.
WEEK TWO: FOCUS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. — Colossians 4:2–3 (NIV)
SUNDAY 5TH
Pray for God’s wisdom and spiritual understanding for the leadership of EMS as they pilot the affairs of the ministry this month. Pray that each missionary and EMS staff would have enough strength to do the will of God, so that the whole body will be healthy and grow in God’s love.(Ephesians 4:16).
NOTE:  Please Join Us in PRAYING and FASTING TOMORROW
By the Grace of God WE OBSERVED EVERY FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF THE MONTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE MINISTRY, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 3-4PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE, JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.
 
MONDAY 6TH
MID CENTRAL REGION-KAGORO: Past. & Mrs. Umar Shehu, our EMS new missionary to the Mid Central Region was attacked by some unknown armed men with his Church members, a day after he reported at the mission field. Ask the Lord to grant them trauma healing, also to protect them from further attacks by the terrorist.
 
TUESDAY 7TH
MID EAST REGION-LAFIA: Pray for Kunduwa village to be delivered from bondage of ignorance and the spirit of drunkenness. Pray for God’s healing over many people who are sick; also pray for the salvation of many youth and children that are dying in sin. Ask God to raise Christian youths for the work of mission for the salvation of many souls to Christ, especially in this community. Finally, Pray for Chinjire village in the same region where there is a large number of people who are still practicing idolatry to hear the Gospel.
 
WEDNESDAY 8TH
SOUTH EAST REGION-UMUAHIA: Pray for God’s comfort for the family of Pastor John Eke, our EMS missionary at Nnobi mission station who lost their two months old son.
 
THURSDAY 9TH
FAR NORTH REGION-MALUMFASHI: Ask the Lord to intervene over the two Church buildings that were demolished in Jigawa State of Nigeria by the state government, for God’s comfort for the members and continues protection over the lives and properties of believers in the Far North Region of Nigeria.
 
FRIDAY 10TH
SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION-TARABA: A good number of individuals and groups in this Region have indicated interest to support EMS and some have pledged to adopt missionaries this year (2017). Ask the Lord to give them the enablement to respond to their pledges.
 
SATURDAY  11TH
CENTRAL REGION-ABUJA: ECWA Good News Church Maitama Minister’s hill has increased her support to pay 100 EMS missionaries. Praise God for his grace upon the lives of the supporters. And pray that they will enjoy God’s providence as they trust in Him not to falter, nor to relent in their support to His work through the EMS of ECWA.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS
SUNDAY  12TH
EMS “ISHMAEL” EVANGELISM UNIT: Praise God for the significant number of people that are coming to Christ from Islam in this century and pray that God will continue to increase it day by day. Please continue to,
  • Pray for those who have decided to follow Jesus that they will increase in peace, joyandrighteousnessastheyfollowHimeveryday.Also,praythattheymaygrow in unity, to encourage one another in fellowship, love and also to be lights to others.
  • Pray for God to help the Christians Nigeria to resist the temptation of exchanging hatred for hatred, and hostility forhostility.
MONDAY 13TH
EMS MEDICAL UNIT: Praise God for Isa and Nura, for their new faith in Christ through the ministry of our EMS Mission Field Clinic. Ask the Lord to help them grow in the knowledge of His will.
  • Ask God to give our EMS medical personals the wisdom, patience, and understanding to minster to the sick through their words andtouch.
TUESDAY 14TH
EMS CHILDREN AND FIELD MISSION SCHOOLS:  Satan, as the “god of
this world,” using the influence of culture and tradition to draw away many people from the Lord.
  • Pray that EMS missionary teachers will be prepared to teach and provide strong biblical spiritual guidance to the pupils and students under theircare.
  • Also pray that the Missionary Kids (MKs) will learn early to exercise their authorityaschildrenofGodtoresisttheattacksoftheenemy,tochoosethetruth of God’s word as their defense against the deceptions of Satan, to submit to God and to resist the appeal of the world that opens the door to the activity of evil spirits, so that they can resist the temptation of dabbling into culticactivities.
WEDNESDAY 15TH
EMS MISSIONARY DRIVERS
  • Pray that God will protect our EMS driver from the hands of the evil men on the way as travel from one place to other in our various Region ofoperations.
  • Pray that God will continue to protect from all kind ofaccidents.
  • Pray that God will renew their strength everyday.
THURSDAY 16TH
EMS SECURITY PERSONNALS: Ask the Lord to keep the security personals safe at all times. Also pray that God will help them to be very sensitive as we are face with security challenges in the country.
 
FRIDAY 17TH
EMS SPORT MINISTRY: The need to have a landed property for School of Sports ministry Academy International in Nigeria has become very obvious. Ask the Lord to make this a reality as it will provide a conducive place for rehabilitation and discipleship of new converts made through Sports Ministry.
 
SATURDAY 18TH
EMS CITY MINISTRIES: Praise God for ministering to an “unbelieving” Moslem teenage girl who was sent away by her parents for getting pregnant out of wedlock. Praise God for showing her mercy that she has now gave birth safely without any complications.  Thank God that she is now a Christian.
  • Pray for a rightful and most needy family who will adopt the baby.
  • Also ask the Lord to raise more helpers and supporters for EMS City Ministries.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
SUNDAY 19TH
EMS/ECWA BURKINA FASO MISSION FIELD
  • Praise God for the provision to meet some of our Missionaries’ needs in Burkina Faso such as Motorcycle,school fees for'Estherand Fatas' and for food stuffs for the Missionaries and the needy Church Members.
  • Pray for God to provide a worship place for ECWA Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
  • Pray for God's provision towards the employment of two or three national volunteers' evangelists in Burkina Faso.
MONDAY 20TH
EMS/ECWA ZAMBIA MISSION FIELD
  • Pray for the two volunteers that have given themselves to serve as Church Planters that God would use them for His glory.
  • Pray that God would open a way of funding their ministry by raising supporters.
 
TUESDAY 21ST
EMS/ECWA MALAWI MISSION FIELD
  • Pray for the Church in Malawi to experience growth, revival, and commitment as they give themselves to be used by the Lord
  • Pray for the provision of a laptop, and funds to finish the water project in the church, and school fees for the missionary’s children in 2017 academic programs.
WEDNESDAY 22ND
EMS/ECWA MALI MISSION FIELD: Thank God for answered prayers, as the Director of the Bolle Famme prison had consented to Pastor & Mrs. Amah’s request to visit the Prisons and pray with the prisoners and also disciple them, beginning with the Nigerian girls in the prison who gave her life to Christ.
  • Pray for God's provision to develop the new site of ECWA Bamako, Mali Church land.
  • Pray that this year, ECWA Bamako, Mali will be favored by the Lord with the completion of the Churchregistration.
  • Pray for Pastor & Mrs. Amah that whenever they open their mouths to preach the gospel the Lord will give them thepower.
THURSDAY 23RD
EMS/ECWA TOGO MISSION FIELD
  • Pray for God to provide support of Bore-hole for both Tota Village and Kedjida Cope Villages which amounts to N150, 000 nairaeach.
  • Pray for God's provision for us to be able to build the mission Church in Kaboli, building cost (N2,000,000.00).
  • Pray for God to provide at least 5 motorcycles for the missionaries that are working in the interior parts of Togo to enable them workeffectively.
FRIDAY 24TH
EMS/ECWA NIGER REPUBLIC MISSION FIELD
  • Thank God for the successful planting of ECWA Birnin Konni Prayer House. Pray for the spiritual and numeric growth of this baby church. Also pray that as the Tanimus (the missionary) trust God for a volunteer missionary that will help Sgt Issoufou Aboubaccar, and his Wife Nana, in this new church, God’s favor will be granted to them and those God will bring into thechurch.
SATURDAY 25TH
EMS/ECWA GHANA MISSION FIELD
  • We praise God for the growth of the work in Ghana. Pray against lukewarm attitude of the members and ask God to increase theircommitment.
  • Pray for the plans to start a Mission Field School in Zenu for God's favor and provisions of funds and other educationalmaterials.
WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON CHRISTIAN REVIVAL, HOMES, AND MISSION AGENCIES.
“…Revive us so we can call on your name once more. Psalm 80:18
SUNDAY 26TH
CHRISTIAN RIVIVAL
  • Pray that the church will revive his church in crooked and perverse generation. (Philippians3:12).
  • Pray that God will give His Church a complete understanding of what He (God) wants to do in each person’s life, and that He should make each person wisewith spiritual understanding. (Colossians1:9).
  • Pray that the church “would not be led astray by empty philosophy that comes fromhumanthinkingandfromtheevilpowersofthisworldandnotfromChrist.” (Colossians2:8).
MONDAY 27TH
CHRISTIAN HOMES: Ask the Lord to, please shine His light upon our families. Give us strength to overcome all of the difficulties that we may be dealing with now and protect us against any and all problems we may encounter in the future.
  • Also pray that He brings us (Parents & children) together as we are meant to be. May the love that binds us only grow stronger as we fulfill the destiny he has laid out forus.
TUESDAY 28TH
MISSION AGENCIES: Pray for the spiritual development, strength, open doors and growth of churches, organizations and individual partners, of mission agencies; the likes of EMS, SIM, NEMA, GCMN, CAPRO and others within our network.
  • Pray that EMS missionaries and all missionaries working with other mission agencies will be led by the Holy Spirit in recognizing open-door opportunities.
THANK YOU FOR PRAYING WITH US IN FEBUARY. MORE GRACE AND GOD’S BLESSINGS AS YOU RELENTLESSLY PRAY WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!


 Praise & Prayer, January 2017

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, JANUARY 2017

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME/FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
“The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will
praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him." Ex 15:2
 
SUNDAY 1ST
Thank God for a restful December we all had, and for crossing us over into the year 2017.
NOTE: WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
First (1st) monday of every month is to be observed nationally and internationally as ems prayer and fasting day. Thererfore, all ems arms, missionaries, office staff, prayer partners and supporters should please endeavor to join the ems international head office in prayers. As we join faith and trust god in one accord with brethren around the world for a steady and a fruitful growth of the kingdom of god, peace and the salvation of nations, for revival and spiritual growth of the church. Our cooperate prayer time at the head office, is 8-9am, 12-1pm, and 4-5pm respectively. You can join us in prayers wherever you may be at those times or make out time of your own convenience as you are led to by god. Please. Just be sure to pray along as you fast.
MONDAY 2ND
Praise God for the growth of the Church in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
  • Praise God for the safe delivery of Pastor Dauda lIiya's wife, the family were blessed with a baby girl.
  • Pastor Dauda Was in Nigeria to raise support for the mission work in Burkina Faso; Praise God for safety granted to him, also appreciate God for the churches, individuals, and families that responded promptly to some of the mission fields need in Burkina Faso.
TUESDAY 3RD
Togo has being EMS long existing Mission base with quite a number of mission station in deferent locality of the country; praise God for progress EMS has and is recording through the selfless effort of its missionaries.
 
WEDNESDAY 4TH
Praise God for the success of the baptism ceremony of 9 converts who completed their baptism class in Fidjrisse Cotonou, Benin Republic. Pray for more of God’s grace on them to keep being faithful in serving God.
 
THURSDAY 5TH
Three of our Field Missionaries in Jakpa, Watisa and Lafia are currently using sport as a tool in reaching the youths and bringing back some of them to the Church; Praise God for the impact the sport ministry is making in the mission fields.
 
FRIDAY 6TH
Praise God for the successful surgery of Mrs. Victoria M. Bunu the EMS City Ministry Nurse. And for the speedy recovery she is experiencing.
 
SATURDAY 7TH
Men’s Fellowship of ECWA Ashaka donated 14 bicycles to be used for evangelism in rural places. Praise God for these gifts and ask the Lord to bless their efforts and increase upon them grace.
WEEK TWO -FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
SUNDAY 8TH EMS ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE
EMS administrative office has embarked on a mass transfer of missionary staff from one mission field to another within and outside the country. Pray that all those who are being will turn out very effective in their new mission field and also pray for wisdom and favor as they relate with people at deferent levels at the course of their work.
 
MONDAY 9TH MIDEAST REGION-LAFIA
Sister Grace Linda is willing to go for a short term mission to any EMS mission stations and she has being approved to go to Kuduwa mission station under the mid-east region. Ask the Lord to protect her and also bless her experience in the mission field.
 
TUESDAY 10TH FAR NORTH REGION
An entire family encountered Jesus and has given their lives to Him but are currently being threatened by family members and the community. Pray for more of grace on them to stand strong; also pray that the Lord will grant wisdom on their relocation and resources for their up keep and discipleship.
 
WEDNESDAY 11TH CENTRAL REGION-ABUJA:
The Lord’s work in the Edo/Delta axes of this region is experiencing great progress. By God’s grace some of the mission station will be weaned to the DCC whiting the year. Ask the Lord to sustain these stations and increase their capacity.
 
THURSDAY 12TH NORTH EAST REGION
Pastor. Dauda G. Kallah, the EMS missionary serving in Waja area has gone to be with the Lord. Ask the Lord to comfort His wife and his six young children and also strengthen their faith in Him.
 
FRIDAY 13TH FAR NORTH REGION
Dungan Mu’azu is a community where one of our missionary is currently working. This community was recently attacked by Fulani headsmen as a result 8 people were killed. Pray that our missionary and other ministers of the gospel in this community will be safe from the attack of the wicked and that they and their families will shine the light of Christ even in the most turbulent times.
 
SATURDAY 14TH NORTH CENTRAL, JOS
2016 mission conference was held successfully in December 2016. It was a fruitful time as testified by all the missionaries who were in attendance. Ask the Lord to bless the seed that has being planted in the hearts of the missionaries. Also pray that God bless their works in 2017.
 
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS
SUNDAY 15TH: EMS OUTREACH EVANGELISM UNITE: PRAY
  • That God will strengthen, encourage and protect the small number of Arab believers.
  • That fear of persecution from relatives will not hinder “Seekers” as they consider the Gospel.
MONDAY 16TH EMS MEDICAL UNITE
Pray for provision of resources for the completion of Randa Mission Field Clinic.Also pray for God’s Healing on Mrs. Unenge Anthony, a missionary wife in the mid-east region, who suffers from kidney infection, and also for Pas. Samaila Ibrahim, a mission at Angwan Sarkin Noma mission station who was involved in a fertile accident.
 
TUESDAY 17TH EMS CHILDREN AND FIELD MISSION SCHOOL
Pray for God’s protection on all the pupils, students and staff in EMS children and Mission field School. Pray for more of God’s wisdom on the teachers for them to be able to impact the right knowledge on the children at all times.
 
WEDNESDAY 18TH: EMS MISSIONARY DRIVERS
EMS drivers travel a lot and are always on the road (Journey):
  • Ask the Lord to give them firm hands, attentive eyes, prudence and perfect control so that they may drive and arrive safe at their destination.
  • Pray that in 2017 no EMS driver will suffer any accident, hurt anyone or be the cause of anyone’s death.
  • Ask the Lord to make them calm and patient in difficult traffic.
THURSDAY 19TH EMS SECURITY MISSIONARIES:
Pray for all EMS security personals to stay awake and make the right decisions in Emergencies.Pray for them to do the job that they were trained to do. Pray for their families for God to make them supportive and encouraging to them.
 
FRIDAY 20TH EMS SPORT MINISTRY
Ask the Lord to increase upon Rev. Emanuel Ali the EMS Sports Ministry Coordinator wisdom to plan and carry out sporting activities in all the regions through this year. Ask the Lord to favor him as he work together with missionaries and coordinators within every region.
 
SATURDAY 21ST EMS CITY MINISTRIES
  • Pray for God’s blessings on all City Ministry donors and supporters who in obedient to God have generously donated large quantity of food items and Christmas clothing for the orphans and under- privileged children and adult in our orphanage homes and centers.
  • Also ask the Lord to raise more helpers and supporters for EMS City Ministries.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
SUNDAY 22ND CROSS BORDERS CRITICAL NEED
EMS is still trusting God for the sum of about N300M that is urgently needed for various critical Cross Borders Projects. Let’s not relent in praying for this need.
  • Let’s not relent in Praying for the formal registration of EMS/ECWA in cross borders mission fields-E.g. ECWA Niger, ECWA Mali, ECWA Kenya and others.
MONDAY 23RD ZAMBIA
  • Pray for God's leading as ECWA Zambia considers who to send to the new prayer house she planted among the three young men being disciplined for ministry. Also pray for the support and funding of the new field.
  • Pray for Christians in Zambia to be revived and come out of their coldness and complacency. Our Missionary testify of individuals who would come to church as if for window shopping – just following prayer houses without commitment.
TUESDAY 24TH ISREAL
  • The Lord in His infinite mercy is sustaining EMS’ Mission works in Israel for His glory. The work in Tel Aviv continue to record progress as they partner with ECWA USA. Ask the Lord to sustain this partnership and growth.
  • The Church in Tel Aviv rents a place for worship at the cost of 8,000 shekels ($2,500) every month. Pray for God to open doors for the Church to acquire a landed property to enable her function more effectively.
WEDNESDAY 25TH KENYA
Pray for peace and tranquility as the Nation prepares for the next general election slated for August 2017. As we trust God for a fair and truthful general elections, Pray that the contestants and political leaders would not succeed in dividing Kenyans especially believers along tribal lines during their campaigns.
 
THURSDAY 26TH ECWA CHAD
The official inauguration of ECWA Chad is scheduled to hold from the 20th to the 28th of March 2017. Pray for financial provision for all who are trusting God to be there. Also pray for safety in travels and for the success of the entire programme.
 
FRIDAY 27TH GHANA
  • Ghanaians find it difficult to attend church worship in private houses. Especially in areas where our missionaries are targeting. The other option is to rent public schools but at the moment the Ghanaian government is discouraging the use of schools for religious purposes. Pray for us as we face the challenge of raising funds for building projects.
  • Pastor Ribina is in dire need of a motorcycle as the work in the mission field keeps increasing with more targeted areas to reach out to. Ask the Lord to raise people who will meet this urgent need.
SATURDAY 28TH TOGO
  • Pray for God to provide money for the translational work of ECWA documents going on in Togo and for those doing the translation work for a perfect work please. Pastor Sodji has really been Helpful in this regard, praise God for his life.
  • The church building project in Kaboli is still pending due to financial challenge. Pray for God's provision of the total sum of ($5000 = N2, 000,000.00) to enable us embark on this building project.
  • Pray for God to provide at least 5 motorcycles for the missionaries that are working in the interior parts of Togo to enable them to run the work effectively.
WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON CHRISTIAN REVIVAL, HOMES, AND MISSION AGENCIES.
“…Revive us so we can call on your name once more. Psalm 80:18
SUNDAY 29TH RIVIVAL
Pray that by the power of Your Holy Spirit Christians may remain firmly connected to Christ. So that we may be enabled to grow in grace and mature in our Christian walk.
Ask the Lord to Root out any bad attitude, foolish thoughts or wrong motives that may start to formulate in our mind, which may hinder our growth or infect our spiritual lives.
Also ask the Lord to help us to take every thought captive to Christ – so that we may become a fruitful branch and bear much fruit to the glory of God the Father.
 
MONDAY 30TH CHRISTIANHOMES
A very a good number of marriages were solemnized in last year (2016), especially in the month of December pray that these marriages will live up to God’s expectation in every area. Pray that the sweetness in Christian marriage will never be exhausted in these new homes.
 
TUESDAY 31TH MISSION AGENCIES
Acts 16:6-10 records Paul’s prevention by the Holy Spirit from going into Asia and the Macedonian call. Sometimes our mission plans require revision and flexibility:
  • Pray for the flexibility of mission agencies as we must learn to trust God’s plan, not our own and be spiritually discerning.
  • Pray that missionaries will be flexible in their planning and discern what God wants to accomplish through them.
  • Pray that God would meet the financial obligations of every mission agency.
  • Pray for the health, safety, and travel of the mission teams. Pray that mission teams will experience safe travel and health protection while on the mission trips in 2017.
WELCOME TO THE YEAR 2017 AND THANKS FOR JOINING US IN THIS PRAYER MINISTRY AGAIN. MORE GRACE AND GOD’S BLESSING AS YOU RELENTLESSLY STAND IN THE GAP IN PRAYER WITH US THROUGH 2017.SHALOM!!!
 


Praise & Prayer, December 2016

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, DECEMBER 2016

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING FROM HOME/FOREIGN MISSION FIELDS
“… Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever”. Psalm 106:1
 

THURSDAY 1ST Thank God for His sustaining Grace on all EMS missionaries and all mission stations throughout the year 2016. Praise God for safety in travels and for the success of programs carried out from January to date.

FRIDAY 2ND Praise God for the successful First Anniversary celebration of 1st ECWA Maradi, in Niger Republic.

SATURDAY 3RD EMS Kenya Mission Field School that was started with 2 pupils has grown to have 22 pupils at the moment and we were able to register the school with the government under the name “Jos School” because they refused all the names that has either the word church or evangelical on it. Praise God for this achievement.

WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS

“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3

SUNDAY 4TH EMS ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE:

  • Pray that administrative staff will have the wisdom and emotional strength to do their work well.
  • Ask the Lord to help them come up with creative ways to meet the challenges of their ministry.
  • Ask God to grant them patience with themselves and others, also for a good sense of humor to relate friendly at all times.
  • Pray for the about 100 newly employed missionaries as they go into the mission fields for them to be focus and effective.
  • Pray for missionaries on transfers, that the Lord should equip them for fruitful ministry in their new mission stations.

NOTE: WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW

FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 4-5PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE. JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 5TH SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION: Ask the Lord to comfort the family of Pastor

Hamidu Hamma who lost his daughter to a snake bite. Also ask the Lord to protect our missionaries, especially those in rural places from demonic attack and reptiles.

TUESDAY 6TH FAR NORTH REGION: Ask the Lord to comfort the family of our missionary, Pastor Umaru Magaji who was ran over by a Tipper truck. Never relent in praying for the safety of our missionaries with their families in their various mission fields across the globe.

  • Pray for the success of Pas. Bulus Pobe and Pas. Ishaku Yususf’s wedding, also ask the Lord to bless their homes.

WEDNESDAY 7TH NORTH CENTRAL, JOS: Ask the Lord to direct in the planning of the mission conference scheduled to hold from the 13th to 16th of Dec.2016, also pray for it’s success.

THURSDAY 8TH MID EAST REGION-LAFIA:

  • Gurku-Toni is a community were one of our missionary is stationed; The major challenge this community is faced with is promiscuity and sexual immorality which has become a way of life to both the young and old, married and singles alike. Ask the Lord for mercy over this land and for the move of God’s power that will bring true repentance.
  • Ask the Lord to keep our missionary and his family safe from the forces of darkness waging war against the work of mission in this land.

FRIDAY 9TH MID CENTRAL REGION-KAGORO: Praise God for His sustaining grace on 7 mission stations in this region; by His grace these stations will soon be weaned to the DCC. Ask the Lord to prepare the missionaries for new fields and that these stations will wax stronger and adopt young mission fields as missionary sending churches.

SATURDAY 10TH CENTRAL REGION-ABUJA:

Ask the Lord to bring forth workers (missionary teachers) to enable us improve on the administrative set-up in Munape and Wana Mission Field Schools.

WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON CHRISTIAN HOMES, REVIVAL, OTHER EMS MISSION ARMS, AND MISSION AGENCIES.

Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? Show us your mercy, Lord, and grant us your salvation. Psalm 85:6-7

SUNDAY 11TH CHRISTIAN HOMES: Many Christian homes are in a state of crisis, yet they continue to act like everything is normal. Ask the Lord, to rescue such homes from despair, grant us peace in our homes, and grant blessing over our families.

  • Ask the Lord to help us at family level to think about that family member, co-worker or neighbor near us who needs to hear the gospel, so we could reach out to them.

MONDAY 12TH RIVIVAL FOR MISSIONS: Many churches are dying for lack of Soul Winners, teachers, church workers and missionary senders. Furthermore, we can start only as many churches as we have church planters to start them. Only God can grant a genuine passion for missions:

  • Pray to God for a great revival in our churches that will produce an explosion of mission projects, new ministries and new churches.
  • Pray that God will call thousands into ministry, missions and Christian service.

TUESDAY 13TH EMS SPORT MINISTRY: Sport friends’ basic training was held on the 8th – 11th of November in Bwari DCC in EMS Central Region. The training which turned out very successful had 87 missionaries in attendance. Pray that trained missionaries will be passionate to implement all they learnt during training in their mission fields.

WEDNESDAY 14TH EMS PRAYER AND PROMOTION UNIT: Thank God for the lives and families of Rev. Titus Turaki, (Prayer/Promotion Coordinator), Pas. Pallyon’top Johnjames (Research Officer) and Mr. Theophilos Moses (I.T Personnel) who work together in this Unit. Pray that the Lord would increase upon them His grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this Unit. Also pray for God’s protection and provision for their families. Pray for the EMS Documentaries that this Unit has been able to produce that let God use to meet it’s purpose of production it.

THURSDAY 15TH MISSIONARY KIDS: The Missionary Kids (Mks) Worldwide did not choose their lot. They only accompanied their parents who were answering a call from God. As a result some of them, were forced into situations that most of our children never face and often face problems many of us would never consider. They are in desperate need of prayer.

  • Pray that the Mks would keep their priorities straight. Pray that God would place a call on their lives as well.
  • Pray that they would find God’s perfect will for their lives.
  • Pray that they would be protected from the bad influences in their lives.
  • Pray for their emotional stability and personal growth.
  • Pray that the parents would encourage their children and involve them in their ministry as much as possible.

FRIDAY 16TH MISSION AGENCIES: Pray that administrators within Christian mission organization, will make good decisions, provide wise counsel and be encouraging. Pray for unity and spiritual vitality among mission organizations agencies especially in Nigeria. Ask God to meet the needs of these agencies.

SATURDAY 17TH EMS CITY MINISTRIES: City ministries will be holding a mission awareness in Zagun DCC tomorrow, Sunday the 18th. Ask the Lord to grant them favor before the people and grace to preach the gospel truth in all the churches they will be visiting.

WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS

"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV

SUNDAY 18TH CROSS BORDERS CRITICAL NEED: EMS is still trusting God for the sum of about N300M that is urgently needed for various critical Cross Borders Projects ranging from purchase of lands for church building, missionary allowance/rentage, e.t.c. Let’s not relent in praying for these needs.

  • Pray for the formal registration of EMS/ECWA in cross borders mission fields- E.g. ECWA Niger, ECWA Mali, ECWA Kenya and others.

MONDAY 19TH NIGER REPUBLIC MISSION FIELD: Thank God for Mai – Albarka the son of Rev. Ishaya Tanimu, the EMS missionary to Niger Republic, he has being able to share the gospel with his classmates. Ask the Lord to give him more increase wisdom and boldness to continue witnessing about the risen Christ to his circle of influence/classmates.

TUESDAY 20TH CAMEROON MISSION FIELD:

  • Praise God for the growth of the prayer house at Yaoundé.
  • Praise God for Divine protection on Rev. Moise Batein as he coordinates the work of EMS in Cameroon.

WEDNESDAY 21ST MALI MISSION FIELD:

  • Pastor & Mrs. Amah are trusting God to respond to an invitation for partnership on prison ministry with 'Christian and Missionary Alliance' who are connecting with some Nigerians in prostitution and in prisons. Pray for a fruitful partnership.
  • Pray for Pastor & Mrs. Amah as they are trusting God for funds to begin building work on the land purchased for ECWA Bamako, Mali. Demarcations with sign post and clearing to claim ownership has been done successfully.

THURSDAY 22ND KENYA MISSION FIELD Pastor Peter M. Mutunga with his congregation of 14 adults and 22 children met to raise funds for purchasing land for the purpose of Church and school building. The Lord opened doors and they were able to raise KSh 60, 000 and a pledge of KSh 30, 000, out of the total sum of Eight Million Kenyan Shilling (Ksh. 8 mill) they are trusting God for to enable them buy at least two plots of land.

  • Ask the Lord bless their good heart and increase their commitment.
  • Pray for God's provision as they trust Him for the balance.
  • The Lord brought 5 children – three boys and two girls – to himself during one of the Kenyan church community outreach. These five have agreed to meet with the Pastor twice a week for discipleship. Ask the Lord to enable them to be committed to the discipleship classes.

FRIDAY 23RD ZAMBIA MISSION FIELD.

  • Praise God for ten people who gave their lives to the Lord Jesus. Among which are some husbands of some of the church committed member. Pray that they will be committed to serving God alongside other members of the church.
  • Pray that God would bring expansion and progress in Kabwe Central Province Mission Field.

SATURDAY 24TH GAMBIA MISSION FIELD.

  • Praise God for the peaceful co-existence our missionaries are having with the people in the communities they work. This have given birth to new prayer houses that were opened in areas where no church existed. God has also bless them with men/women of peace in those locations.
  • Our missionaries frequently meet with people from other religions who either attended mission schools or participate in Christian activities such as translation of books or sermons but are not believers. Pray for God to reveal himself to these unbeliever as they relates with our missionaries.
  • Pray for Christians in Gambia to rise to their responsibility of being the light and salt of the land.

WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON CHURCH LEADERS AND NATIONS’ LEADERS

“Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God…” Hebrews 13:7

SUNDAY 25TH Pray for increased sense of urgency and realization by church leaders and members that we are living at the end of time and that Jesus is coming soon.

  • Pray that church leaders will increase emphasis on having local churches sponsor young people in mission outreach and service opportunities through “short time Mission” and many other programs to focus the attention of church members on the mission God has given us.

MONDAY 26TH CHURCH LEADERS WITH CULTISM: Pray that the strong-hold of darkness, of control by evil spirits, and enchantment with magic would be broken in our churches. Pray that church leaders who still dabble in these things would be convicted to separate from darkness and seek to hold on to Christ’s arm of strength

TUESDAY 27TH CHURCH LEADERS AGAINST THE GREAT COMMISSION: To some, Church leadership today is more about “getting my needs met rather than reaching the lost”.

  • Ask the Lord to keep church leaders focused and passionate about the Great Commission so that they lead in carrying the banner for reaching the lost Souls.

WEDNESDAY 28TH ECWA CHURCH LEADERS/UNITE HEADS: – Pray for the Year-End meetings that are being held by ECWA leaders at the GCC, DCC, LCC and LCB Levels around the world. Pray for God to give wisdom to the leaders as they deliberate on church progress in all ramification and that Mission and Evangelism which defines us as a denomination will be of top priority.

THURSDAY 29TH NIGERIAN LEADERS:

  • Ask the Lord to grant President Mohammed Buhari with his cabinet the right blueprint for Nigeria like he gave Pharaoh in a dream and a vision as to what ancient Egypt ought to do to preserve a future for her people.
  • Pray that every evil counselor or adviser that has access to our President be uprooted. Let their counsel be frustrated like they counsel of Ahithophel.

FRIDAY 30TH NATIONS OF THE WORLD:

  • Pray that as the people who are charged with representing our nations bridge culture, race, and religion to painstakingly negotiate terms of trade and forge alliances of security. May they view their task as sacred and be filled with hope, creativity, and endurance so that the bonds they forge among nations may bring mutual benefit and lasting peace.
  • Ask the Lord who is the Fount of wisdom, to bless world political and spiritual leaders, grant that through their discussions and decisions they may solve our problems effectively, enhance the well-being of our nations, and achieve together a fairer and more united society, as this will foster and enhance the propagation of the gospel around the world.

SATURDAY 31TH NIGERIAN MEGA CITIES: Pray for Nigeria most populous urban areas, cities, the likes of Lagos, Ibadan, Kano and Abuja as well as others which contain 80% of its urban poor. Let us pray that as the Spirit touches these cities, so God will ignite new movements for the Gospel throughout these cities.

Dear Beloved in Christ, Thank you for your faithful prayers and support. We at EMS are forever grateful to God our Father for your partnership in the building up of His kingdom. The love you have shown towards the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ has been a great source of achievements, blessings and encouragement. MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU FOR STANDING IN THE GAP IN PRAYER WITH US THROUGH THIS YEAR 2016? SHALOM!!!



Praise & Prayer, November 2016

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, NOVEMBER 2016

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
“Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever”. Psalm 106:1
 
TUESDAY 1ST
Thank God for His sustaining Grace on all EMS missionaries and mission stations throughout the month of October. Praise God for safety in travels and for the success of programs carried out throughout the month of October in all EMS mission stations.

WEDNESDAY 2ND
Praise God for the life of a traditional Chief Priest in Keffi, Mideast Region who encountered Jesus. Ask God to help him grow in faith. THURSDAY 3RD:- Praise God for his provision and for the success of the roofing of Obi mission station in Benue state Nigeria. The church is to be inaugurated and wean this month. Pray for the success of the program planning and for the success of the entire program.
 
FRIDAY 4TH
Praise God for the safe arrival of a bouncing baby boy into the Family of Mr. and Mrs. Silas M. Agang. Ask the Lord to raise this child in His fear and wisdom.
 
SATURDAY 5TH
Praise God for the success of the women’s conference and convention that was held in EMS mission station, Malawi. Ask the Lord to help all the women who participated to be able to put all they leant into practice.
WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
 
SUNDAY 6TH ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE
Praise God for the safety granted to the EMS Director, the Cross Border’s Coordinator and other delegates who traveled from the Headquarters in Nigeria to Togo for ECWA Pastors’ induction and training of Togo ECWA missionaries. The training and ordination went well. Pray that those who were licensed and ordained will prove more effective in leadership and spiritual responsibility as they receive grace from the Lord.
 
NOTE: WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 4-5PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE. JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.

MONDAY 7TH NORTH CENTRAL REGION, JOS
Pray for the following EMS supporters in this region who are faced with health challenges:
  • Mrs. Rhoda Yunusa (pray for God’s healing on her).
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Mashi (both are sick).
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mamut; their son has been sick for about 8 years.

TUESDAY 8TH MID EAST REGION-LAFIA
Rev. Dantala had an accident on Saturday, October 1, 2016. He is a Pastor working in Panda DCC. Presently he is receiving treatment at National Hospital Abuja at the cost of N45, 000 per day. Ask the Lord to grant him speedy recovery and for financial opening to foot his medical bills.

WEDNESDAY 9TH MID CENTRAL REGION-KAGORO
  • The recurrent attacks of the Fulani hades men in the Godogodo/Gidan waya access of this region in recent times has not only displaced people from their homes, but has also resulted to a stop of 13 churches from worshiping. Pray for God’s intervention to enable the displaced go back to their homes and to their churches.
  • Also pray that these brethren will not give up on their faith but will rather like the brethren of old spread the gospel wherever they are.
  • Pray for those wounded for healing and comfort for those who lost family members.

THURSDAY 10TH CENTRAL REGION-ABUJA
Ask the Lord to provide resources to this region to enable it expand and complete the class rooms building projects in Wana, Ménage, and Makundu mission field schools.

FRIDAY 11TH FAR NORTH REGION-KANO
Ask the Lord to intervene in the life of a Muslim convert who has being arrested and detained by the Islamic group call Hisba in Kano state Nigeria.

SATURDAY 12TH EMS SPORT MINISTRY
Sport Ministry has proven to be very effective in reaching out to young people in recent times. A good number of young people with their families in Burkina Faso who encountered Jesus through this ministry are being discipled and as a result, a church is been planted to enable these converts meet for fellowship.
  • Pray for more of God’s grace on Pas. Dauda Iliya, the EMS missionary to Burkina Faso as he keep reaching out through Sport and also disciple these converts.
  • Ask the Lord to help the converts to grow in faith.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS IS ON HOME MISSION FIELDS, MISSION AGENCIES, REVIVAL AND CHRISTIAN HOMES.
 
SUNDAY 13TH SOUTH EAST
Pastor Sunday Nsikan was involved in a fire disaster that could have claimed his life; but praise God for His intervention and also ask Him (God) to perfect His healing on the injuries he (Sunday) sustained.

MONDAY 14TH SOUTH NORTH EAST REGION
EMS Mission station Rafin Kada is faced with a challenge of a Church land dispute. Pray for God’s intervention in favor of the church.

TUESDAY 15TH EMS CITY MINISTRIES
Praise God for the successful dedication of the girls transition house at Bassa and the commissioning of two class rooms and a football field at Gyero center in Jos Plateau State, Nigeria. Pray for God’s blessings on all who contributed in one way and another to making these projects a reality.

WEDNESDAY 16TH MISSION AGENCIES
Praise God for the faithful efforts of mission agencies the likes of EMS, NEMA, GCM, FCS, NIFES,SIM, Navigators, etc. striving to take the gospel to the unreached in deferent parts of the world; ask God to meet their every needs as he crowns their effort with success.

THURSDAY 17TH MISSIONARY KIDS
Every child needs to recognize his need for a personal walk with God—to really know God, not to just learn about Him:
  • Pray that the missionary kids would establish their own spiritual lives, be filled with the Holy Spirit and walk with Him daily.
  • Pray that the MKs would have a hunger for the Word of God be strong in Christ, be an example to others, mature and be faithful (I Timothy 4:12).
  • Pray that they would take the opportunity to reach out to the lost while they are in the field with their parent and when they are away from home.
 
FRIDAY 18TH REVIVAL
Our lifestyle has often led unbelievers to insult and attack God’s very nature and character:
  • Ask the Lord, to rise up and awaken us His people to the reality of His presence in our midst and in so doing transform our lives into the character of Christ that He desire to see in us.
  • Ask Him to revive us His people so that we may rejoice in Him and demonstrate in our lives the awesome, transforming power of Jesus Christ in His Church.
  • Ask the Lord to raise a victorious prayer army (you inclusive) to stand in the gap in our generation, a people who shall call upon him day and night and live righteously.
SATURDAY 19TH CHRISTIAN HOMES
Matt 24:12 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold”. With the recurrent peace and economical challenges we are faced with around the world, we see the reality of Matt 24:12 unfolding by the day. ASK THE LORD TO
Help us to recognize the needs, respect the struggles, and support each other through this trying time. Help us to think before we judge. Help us to put ourselves in each other’s places. Help us to recognize the struggles that each of us face daily through our acts and thoughts of compassion and empathy. Help care for one another through His grace and love.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV

SUNDAY 20TH CROSS BORDERS CRITICAL NEED
EMS is still trusting God for the sum of about N300M that is urgently needed for various critical Cross Borders Projects. Let’s not relent in praying for this need.

MONDAY 21ST MALAWI
  • The church in Malawi is trusting God to conduct a zonal leadership seminar before the year runs out. Pray for God’s provision, divine inspiration for resource persons and for safety for all participants.
  • The church is trusting God to complete the connection of water to the church land, with which they can start the church building project. Pray for God’s provision of funds to this effect.

TUESDAY 22ND ZAMBIA
  • Praise God for the testimonies of transformation among the ECWA Zambian members. Ask the Lord to increase upon them grace to keep growing in faith.
  • Ask the Lord to water the seed of the gospel that was planted in the hearts of people during the outreach held last month in the Central Province of Zambia.
  • Ask the Lord to grant Rev. & Mrs. Kuzasuwat favor before the Hospital Management as they approaches them on the need to renew their evangelism permit in the hospital.

WEDNESDAY 23RD GHANA
  • Thank God for the safety granted to Rev. Nadabo during his brief visit to Nigeria to raise support for Ghana Mission Fields’ Projects.
  • Thank God for the provision of medicines/drugs, towards a medical outreach the ECWA Ghana Church is planning before the year runs out.

THURSDAY 24TH BENIN REPUBLIC
  • Praise God for the testimonies of spiritual growth in the Benin church, and for His presence with the missionary, Pastor & Mrs. Sodji. Ask the Lord to increase upon them grace to keep growing in faith and in ministry.
  • Ask the Lord to grant ECWA Benin Republic favor before the government as it is prayerfully trusting God for a permanent permit to be granted soon to enable the Church operate as a registered organization in the Country.

FRIDAY 25TH CHAD REPUBLIC
  • ECWA Chad is divided into 8 districts and there are 8 supervisors assigned to work with Missionaries within the 8 districts. Pray for God's divine protection as these 8 districts supervisors cover distances to supervise the districts and mission fields.
  • Pray for God’s intervention on the financial transaction problem that EMS of ECWA Chad is facing due to the devaluation of Nigerian currency which is making things too difficult both for the Coordinators and the Missionaries alike.

SATURDAY 26TH BURKINA FASO
  • Praise God for the Growth of ECWA Burkina Faso, this is evident by the new church planted by Pastor Thomas Joshua, in Dantuali community with 32 new converts who are the pioneering members.
  • Pray for God to provide 3 motorcycles, for our Missionaries in Burkina Faso, 500 French Bibles for ministry and a permanent place of worship.
  • Pray for Issakar one of the Muslim background believer; he is seriously facing persecution and has been driven out from home and also in dire need of school fees amounting to 60, OOOF for this year and a balance of 20, OOOF for last year fees.
     
"WEEK FIVE: FOCUS ON CHURCH LEADERS AND THE NATIONS’ LEADERS“
Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God…” Hebrews 13:7

SUNDAY 27TH CHURCH LEADERS
Let’s pray for our leaders’ purity:
  • Pray for Sexual purity in the lives of all spiritual leaders, especially in our highly sexualized society. That they will die to sexual temptations.
  • Pray that they would be pure in their conduct, blameless, meaning “above reproach” (1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:6–7).
  • Pray that their counsel would be pure and not lead others into sin, and that they would be wise not to undermine the task of great commission (Math.28:18-20).
  • Pray that they would lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and be free to run with endurance the race that is set before them (Hebrews 12:1).
  • Pray that the words of their teaching would be pure, not deceptive (2 Corinthians 2:17). “We who teach will be judged with greater strictness” (James 3:1).
MONDAY 28TH NIGERIA LEADERS
  • Pray for President Buhari, that God will give him wisdom to govern.
  • Pray that the Vice President, Prof Osinbajo, would be like Joseph in the courts of Pharaoh. Pray that he will continue to find favor before God and men, especially President Buhari.
  • Pray that Osinbajo would not be intimidated but will be bold to defend the church.
TUESDAY 29TH NIGERIAN PEOPLE
  • Praise God for the freedom of the 21 chibok girls. Pray for healing of the trauma they are going through currently.
  • Praise: God for better military cooperation and joint operations between Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon. Pray for the final push into Boko-Haram’s strong hold and the release of all the hostages. (Jer.33:9). Also pray for God to move powerfully through Nigeria’s people, bringing healing and reconciliation. (2Ch.6:19)
  • Pray: for an end to the Hausa-Fulani Muslim religious sentiments in order to conquer and dominate the Middle Belt region. (Pr.21:15).

WEDNESDAY 30TH NATIONS OF THE WORLD
  • Ask the Lord to wake up world leaders who are Christians! Remind them to redeem the time, to listen to His words, to be willing to make a difference in the place He has placed them so that their influence will enhance the propagation of the gospel.
  • Pray for all those in authority, (national leaders) that God would give them His wisdom and discernment as they lead.
MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU FOR STANDING IN THE GAP IN PRAYER WITH US THROUGH THIS MONTH!!!
 


Praise & Prayer, October 2016

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, OCTOBER 2016

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
“Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever”. Psalm 106:1
 
SATURDAY 1ST
Thank God for His sustaining Grace and mercy on EMS/ECWA, and Nigeria as a nation these past nine months. Worship Him for lunching Nigeria into its 56th year of independence.

SUNDAY 2ND
Ask God to help you live your life completely in total dependence on Him and also help you to grow in righteousness every day. Also pray that as EMS Sunday is been observed today nationwide, may the hearts of all be steered to give generously towards the propagation of the gospel of Christ through EMS and that all church leaders and Pastors will be burdened of God not to hold back any collection that is meant for this purpose.
NOTE:  WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
First (1st) Monday of every month is to be observed nationally and internationally as ems prayer and fasting day. Therefore, all ems arms, missionaries, office staff, prayer partners and supporters should please endeavor to join the ems international head office in prayers. As we join faith and trust god in one accord with brethren around the world for a steady and a fruitful growth of the kingdom of god, peace and the salvation of nations, for revival and spiritual growth of the church. Our cooperate prayer time at the head office, is 8-9am, 12-1pm, and 4-5pm respectively. You can join us in prayers wherever you may be at those times or make out time of your own convenience as you are led to by god. Please. Just be sure to pray along as you fast.
MONDAY 3RD
Praise God for the success of Programs held in the month of September by EMS missionaries in various mission Fields across the country and abroad. Worship Him for the bountiful Harvest of about 1,130 Souls recorded through these Programs. Also ask the Lord to sustain them in faith.
 
TUESDAY 4TH
The long planed Akwanga DCC (Mideast Region) and Aba DCC (South East region) mission awareness and supporters forum has come and gone with amazing tune up of supporters.  Praise  God  for  the  safe  trip  granted  to  officials  from  the  Head  Office  in  Jos  to Akwanga and to Aba respectively, and for missionaries and supporters who traveled to attend the awareness. Despite the increasing economic challenges in Nigeria, to the glory of God, we still have more people who are indicating interest to be part of what God is doing through EMS. Pray for God’s increasing blessings on all our partners and for God’s grace on all the new partners for them to be able fulfil their pledges.
 
WEDNESDAY 5TH
Bagaji EMS mission station in Keffi, Mid East Region Nigeria was faced with the challenged of a Church Land dispute for quite some time now. Praise God for intervening in the situation. The dispute has been settled.
 
THURSDAY 6TH
Praise God for success of the Leadership seminar that was held in ECWA Togo and for the fruitful outreach held in Ganoua community in Cameroon.
 
FRIDAY 7TH
A good number of EMS mission stations in Nigeria are vulnerable to Fulani herdsmen’s attacks in recent times. Praise God for the testimonies of God’s divine intervention amidst this trials. Ask the Lord to keep protecting our missionaries, shielding their families and their members.
 
SATURDAY 8TH
Praise God for the provision of motor bikes for two missionaries in shongom, South North East Region through their supporters. Ask the Lord to bless the donors. Also pray for more of such openings as many EMS missionaries are in dire need of mobility to enable them work effectively.
WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
SUNDAY 9TH
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE STAFF
  • Pray for wisdom for staff to develop the right resources at the time for the right things.
  • Pray that staff will hear the Lord, have fresh passion for what the Lord want done on each day as entrusted to EMS’s mandate.
MONDAY  10TH
NORTHWEST REGION: Ask the Lord to intervene in Nigerian dwindling Economy; also pray for God’s intervention in respect to the retrenchment that is ongoing in Kaduna state as a good number of Christians are affected alongside some of EMS supporters.
 
TUESDAY 11TH
SOUTH EAST: Ask the Lord to endow Rev. Paul C. Egema the new Umahia DCC coordinator with wisdom and enabling grace as he coordinates EMS mission activities in this District.
 
WEDNESDAY 12TH
EMS MIDICAL UNIT: Pray for God’s healing on the following missionaries working in the Far North West Region of Nigeria: Pas. Mamuda Musa, Pas. Luka Karam, Pas. Bitrus Musa, and for all missionaries surfing from one ill health and another. Also ask the Lord to comfort the family of Pas. Bindam Bindia in the North Central Region and all EMS families that are bereaved.
 
THURSDAY 13TH
EMS CHILDREN/MISSION FIELDS SCHOOLS
:
  • Praise God for the successful completion of the long break both staff and students had. Pray that the new 2016/2017 academic session will be a fruitful one for pupils,students and staff alike.
  • Ask the Lord to make provisions for more missionary teachers to be added to the schools to ensure a reasonable ration of students per teacher and for parents to be able to pay their children’s fees.
  • Also pray for God’s grace on new students in all the schools for them to acclimatize to their new school environment.
FRIDAY 14TH
EMS MISSIONARY KIDS
:
  • Pray that EMS missionary parents will make their children feel a part of their ministry; thatparentsofEMKswillprovidetheloveandattentiontheirchildrenneed;that parents will balance ministry and family needs; that the EMKs will learn the value of the parents’ ministry;that parents (especially fathers) will spend quality time with each child one-on-one and with the family alone.
 
SATURDAY 15TH
MIDEAST REGION: Pray for God’s provision of finance and beulding materials for EMS mission stations at; Oju, Sabon Gora, Amushe, Pankore, Bango,   Kube, Dumale, Pasheni Kukyer, Kuchimi and other mission stations within and outside the country having the same needs.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
SUNDAY 16TH
CROSS BOARDERS CRITICAL NEED
: EMS Is still trusting God for the sum of about N300M that is urgently needed for various critical cross borders projects. Let’s not relent in praying for this need.
 
MONDAY 17TH
CAMEROON
: Pray for Yaoundé Mission field for God's provision of 40,000F to enable us rent a place of worship.
    Pray for God's provision for the construction of ECWA Douala Church.
    Pray for EMS Cameroon National Coordinator for God's divine protection as he moves around to visit Missionaries in different fields.
 
TUESDAY 18TH
ZAMBIA
:As the Church grows Rev. Yusuf Kuzasuwat the EMS missionary to Zambia with his family are experiencing God's special grace. In the quest for desiring God, for families and individuals coming from distance to their home on Saturdays in order to sleep for the purpose of attending church service on Sundays. That poses a challenge for them of feeding them and providing other necessities; bearing in mind that economically they are equally passing through difficult moments. But they continue to trust God. Ask that He (God) meet their enormous needs which include children school fees, daily needs of food and helping their members who come to them with diverse needs.
 
WEDNESDAY 19TH
REPUBLIC OF
TOGO: A Muslim woman accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and savior in Oke mission field of Togoafterherdeliverancefromwitchcraft.Praythatshewillgrowinfaithassheisbeing followed up by Pas.Komlan.
 
THURSDAY 20TH
MALI
:
  • Let’s keep praying for Pastor & Mrs. Amah who are trusting God for some educational material (ACE) if possible, to enable them handle the formal English/Discipleship school program.
  • Pray for The 250,000 FCFA, urgently needed for the development of ECWA Bamako and for the purchase of chairs for worship.
FRIDAY 21ST
U.S.A/ U.K
: Praise God for the success of the 2016 ECWA UK Conference and for safety granted to Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Gado, the ECWA president and Rev. Panya Baba Stephen, the EMS Cross Borders Coordinator who attended the conference in London. Ask the Lord to sustain the work of ECWA in U.K and USA.
 
SATURDAY 22ND
GHANA
:
  • Let’s keep Praying for the Ghana Church land recovery, ask the Lord to favor the Church beforethecourt.AlsoprayfortherecoveryofrentpaymentfromtheLandLordwhotook advantage of our missionary which is equally in the court at themoment.
  • All plans are set for Pastor & Mrs. Benjamin Nadabo to start a mission school in Zenu for the children in the community. For the mean time, they are trusting God for N1.5m to pay for the rented property for two years. Pray for God’s provision towards meeting this need.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON THE NATIONS, HOME, CHURCH GROWTH AND REVIVAL
“Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord” (Acts 3:19).
SUNDAY 23RD
CHURCH LEADERS
: Ask God, to grant our pastors and leaders the ability to stand firm for Him. Pray that He Surround our pastors and leaders with men and women who's hearts are trustworthy, who walk with integrity, and who are continually thankful for their own salvation.
 
MONDAY 24TH
CHRISTIAN HOMES
: Ask God, to perfect us with love, that we may conquer all selfishness and hatred; Fill our hearts with His joy, And shed in us His peace which passeth understanding; so that those murmurings and disputing to which we are too prone may be overcome. Pray that He Make us long-suffering and gentle, and thus subdue our hastiness and angry tempers, And grant that we may bring forth the blessed fruits of the Spirit, of His praise and glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
 
TUESDAY 25TH
NATIONS OF THE WORLD
: Our Father and Our God, we praise God for His goodness to the nations of the world, for giving us blessings far beyond what we deserve. Yet we know all is not right with us. We deeply need a moral and spiritual renewal to help us meet the many problems we face. Ask the Lord to convict us of sin. Help us to turn to Him in repentance and faith. Set our feet on the path of His righteousness and peace. Ask that God would give every nation’s leader the wisdom to know what is right, and the courage to do it.
 
WEDNESDAY 26TH
NIGERIA
: Pray for honesty and fair trading, and for righteous acts that bring about economic  recovery. (1Tim.6:10)
 
THURSDAY 27TH
PRAYER FOR ISLAMIC MILITANTS
    Pray for an awakening in their conscience to turn from their evil ways and to seek the Truth.
    Pray that God would sovereignly destroys their plans and produces in them a hunger after His true character.
    Pray for Christians to portray authentic Christian conduct towards Muslims.
 
FRIDAY 28TH
PRAYER FOR MUSLIMS
: As Muslims meet around the world for Friday Prayers:
  • Pray for more Muslims to have encounters with Jesus in their meeting places, through dreams and visions.
  • Pray that the message of Jesus would be accessible, even in remote places where Christian workers can’t go. Pray for Christian websites, satellite TV programs and radio programs to be available to all Muslims and make a lasting impact on visitors, viewers and listeners.
SATURDAY 29TH
REV.STEPHEN PANYA BAB
A: Thank God for the life and family of Rev. Stephen Panya Baba the EMS Cross border coordinator. Pray that the Lord would increase upon him the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this capacity. Also pray for God’s protection and provision for his family.
 
SUNDAY 30TH
REV. JOSHUA YAKUBU
: Thank God for the life and family of Rev. Joshua Yakubu the EMS Francophone coordinator. Pray that the Lord would increase upon him the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this capacity. Also pray for God’s protection and provision for his family.
 
MONDAY 31TH
REV.SAMAILA JAFUN
: Thank God for the life and family of Rev. Samaila Jafun, the EMS Anglophone coordinator. Pray that the Lord would increase upon him the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this capacity. Also pray for God’s protection and provision for his family.
MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU FOR STANDING IN THE GAP IN PRAYER WITH US THROUGH THIS MONTH!!!
 


Praise & Prayer, September 2016

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, SEPTEMBER 2016

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
“Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever”. Psalm 106:1
 
THURSDAY 1ST Thank God for the visit of Sunday Bala Oma Founder of Sunday Bala Oma Foundation (SBOF) to ECWA Ghana, and for the success of the 3 days gospel campaign that was held during the visit. Pray that God will sustain the faith of the 6 people who gave their lives to Christ during the campaign.
FRIDAY 2ND Praise God for the New Mission station that was started in Dawheya Community of Ghana. Pray that the Lord will sustain this new station and also increase it spiritually and numerically.
SATURDAY 3RD Praise God for the ministry of Pas. & Mrs. Mutunga our EMS missionaries in Kenya. Thank God for the success of the crusade that was held by them and pray that the Lord will continue to water the seed that was planted to grow.
SUNDAY 4TH ECWA Church Zambia clocked one year in July 2016. Praise God for his faithfulness in the lives of our missionaries, (Rev & Mrs. Kuzasuwat) in making the church grow. Continue to pray for the church members’ spiritual growth.
NOTE: WE ARE FASTING TOMORROW
FIRST (1ST) MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH IS TO BE OBSERVED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS EMS PRAYER AND FASTING DAY. THERERFORE, ALL EMS ARMS, MISSIONARIES, OFFICE STAFF, PRAYER PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SHOULD PLEASE ENDEAVOR TO JOIN THE EMS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OFFICE IN PRAYERS. AS WE JOIN FAITH AND TRUST GOD IN ONE ACCORD WITH BRETHREN AROUND THE WORLD FOR A STEADY AND A FRUITFUL GROWTH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, PEACE AND THE SALVATION OF NATIONS, FOR REVIVAL AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH OF THE CHURCH. OUR COOPERATE PRAYER TIME AT THE HEAD OFFICE, IS 8-9AM, 12-1PM, AND 4-5PM RESPECTIVELY. YOU CAN JOIN US IN PRAYERS WHEREVER YOU MAY BE AT THOSE TIMES OR MAKE OUT TIME OF YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE AS YOU ARE LED TO BY GOD. PLEASE. JUST BE SURE TO PRAY ALONG AS YOU FAST.
MONDAY 5TH Praise God for the gift of a bouncing baby boy to the family of Pas. Sule Ibrahim, our EMS missionary in Akwanga, Mideast region of Nigeria. Pray that God would visit EMS families that are trusting God for the blessing of Children.
TUESDAY 6TH Thank God for the consistent increase in the membership of ECWA Gospel Ombi 1. Thank God also for the provision of a permanent place of worship which has been a long time prayer point. Glory be to God.
WEDNESDAY 7TH Praise God for the 957 converts made in the month of July, 2016 in our EMS Cross-Borders and Home Mission stations. Pray that the Lord would sustain them in the faith and also give them the grace to be fruitful witnesses of our Lord Jesus Christ.
THURSDAY 8TH Praise God for a successful missionaries’ wives seminar that was held in New Karu DCC, Central Region Abuja. Pray also that God would help the participants to apply the lessons learned during the seminar. Pray for God to help them to continue to support their husbands in the mission fields.
FRIDAY 9TH Praise God for protecting the Tanimu’s our missionaries in Niger from the stink of scorpions some days after their arrival to Maza Tsaye compound in Maradi. About three times, they have found these creatures moving around in the rooms. Continue to pray for God’s protection on them as they continue to share the gospel.
SATURDAY 10TH Praise God for the healing of an old Muslim follower in Niger Republic who later accepted the Jesus as Lord as a result of God answering the prayer of his servant Pastor Samaila Hamidou. Continue to pray that more people will turn to Christ because of his testimony.
WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS
“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3
SUNDAY 11TH ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE STAFF: Pray for the EMS Director, the Administrator, Management staff and all the office staff to put on the full Armor of God daily, by using it to resist the activities of the evil one. Ask God to help them stand their ground, by holding to the word of God which is the belt of truth. Pray that their feet will be fitted with the gospel of peace, so that they will be fully prepared. Ask the Lord to arm them with faith as shield to stop the fiery arrows of the enemy. Pray that they will put on their helmet of salvation, and to take the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. (Ephesians 6:13-17).
MONDAY 12TH EMS MIDICAL UNIT: Pray for God’s healing on the following missionaries: Rev. Ayuba Kukwi who had a surgery and Rev. Rabo Kanti who suffers from a kidney problem. Pray for God’s comfort for the family of late Pastor Lama our EMS missionary who has gone to be with the Lord.
TUESDAY 13TH EMS CHILDREN/MISSION FIELDS SCHOOLS: Praise God for the successful academic year which both staff and students had. Pray that the new 2016/2017 session will be a fruitful one for pupils, students and staff alike. Praise God for using Rev. Dr. and Mrs Lee's to build EMS Unity School at Rhizha which will commence fully this 2016/2017 Academic Session. Pray that the hand of God will be upon the school to enable it serves as a great means of reaching out to the community.
WEDNESDAY14TH EMS MISSIONARY CHILDREN: Pray that God will help them to learn to stand strong in the face of the storms of life.
  • Pray that they would show love instead of revenge on those who hate and tempt them.
  • Pray that their lives will show the light of Jesus to this dark world as they support their parents in ministry.
  • Ask the Lord to give them strength to persevere through any storm or troubles that come their way every day.
THURSDAY 15TH EMS CITY MIISTRY (HOUSE OF HOPE/GIDAN BEGE): Nehemia Murabus, one of the adopted boys from Kaduna Center, has answered the call of God to be trained into full time Ministry, has now gained admission into Jos ECWA Theological Seminary (JETS). Pray for God’s provision towards the success of his theological training. Also pray for more grace on all City ministry staff as they work selflessly to impact the lives of boys and girls in the love of Christ.
FRIDAY 16TH SUPPORTERS AND DONORS: Despite the increasing economic challenges in Nigeria, EMS supporters are never relenting in their commitment to support both in cash and in kind. To the glory of God, we still have more people who are indicating interest to be part of what God is doing through EMS. Pray for God’s increasing blessings on all our partners and for God’s grace on all the new partners live to their commitment.
SATURDAY 17TH FAR-NORTH REGION Despite the increase of persecutions on the Church in the Far Northern states of Nigeria, the gospel by God’s grace is consistently gaining grounds with converts increasingly being recorded from our various mission fields. Pray that the Lord will keep revealing himself to unbelievers in the Far-North. Also pray for financial open doors to meet the urgent needs of motorcycles to facilitate the work of the EMS missionaries that are working in the rural areas of the Region.
WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS
"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV
 
SUNDAY 18TH: BENIN REPUBLIC:
  • Praise God for the growth of the Church in Benin Republic as members are engaging themselves more with the things of God.
  • The two worship Centers in Cotonou are becoming too small for them, pray that God will provide new places for Sunday Church services.
MONDAY 19TH BENIN REPUBLIC
  • Pray that the government of Benin Republic will finalized the registration process of "ECWA Benin Republic” so that the Church can be officially inaugurated soonest.
  • The need for a video projector is so dare for the ministry work of Pastor Sodji, pray that God will provide for this need to be met.
TUESDAY 20TH KENYA
  • Pray for the growth of the ministry school that was stated by Pastor. & Mrs. Mutunga. Pray that this school will continuously serve as a platform by which many will be saved.
  • Pray that God will send workers to help plant Churches in areas identified for church planting in Kenya.
  • Pray for God's provision of funds for the purchase of Church lands and for church buildings.
WEDNESDAY 21ST MALI The conversion of Hamidou Guirou, initially brought about the separation from his wife. Her returns and conversion has been a great prayer concern to us. To the glory of God his wife is now back with him. Let’s keep trusting God to reveal himself to her and also for Hamidou to stand firm as he was baptized on the 29th of July, 2016, by Pastor. Amah-Kabong and is now undergoing discipleship class. This couple though the wife not yet a Christian had agreed to invite the missionary into their compound house to teach them English and to start another ECWA Church in Niamakoro Cite, Bamako, Mali. Pray for God to perfect this great ministry opening for the glory of His Name.
THURSDAY 22ND MALI
  • Pastor & Mrs. Amah-Kabong were given a space for temporal Church building and they were able to make a batcher Sunday service which cost them ( 140,000 FCFA ), however they are still trusting God for about 250,000 FCFA, for fencing, benches and flooring. Please pray for God's provision.
  • Pastor & Mrs. Amah are trusting God for some educational material (ACE) if possible, to enable them handle the formal English/Discipleship school program. They are also trusting God to run it in the community where they were giving a place to start a new church. This they believe will enable them reach out to the students with the gospel in the area. Pray for God’s provision towards meeting this need.
FRIDAY 23RD GHANA
  • Praise God for the progress of the new Prayer House which was started in Dawheya on June 5th, 2016.
  • Mrs. Catharine Nadabo, the wife of our EMS missionary in Ghana has been granted admission to study in the University of Ghana. Pray for God’s provision of the sum of $6,800.00 to enable her run the program.
SATURDAY 24TH GHANA
  • Pray for the Ghana Church land recovery, right now the issue is in court because our portion of the land, 3.7 acres is part of the 500 acres that are under dispute at the moment. Also pray for the recovery of rent payment from the Land Lord who took advantage of our missionary which is equally in the court at the moment.
  • All plans are set for Pastor and Mrs. Nadabo to start a mission school in Zenu for the children in the community. For the mean time, they are trusting God for N1.5m to pay for the rented property first two years. Pray for God’s provision towards meeting this need please.
WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON THE NATIONS, CHURCH GROWTH AND REVIVAL
“Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord” (Acts 3:19).
SUNDAY 25TH CHURCH LEADERS: Pray for Church leaders at every level, especially Pastors remain faithful to God and to His Church. Pray that they will always seek God’s direction in their endeavors in church. Pray that they will be faithful in their commitments, wives, families, and co-ministers. Pray that the Lord will help them to be faithful in proclaiming His name in carrying out the Great Commission.
MONDAY 26TH CHRISTIAN HOMES: Thank God for His blessings upon Christian homes. Ask Him to bring broken home back to unity through Christ. Also pray that God will expose all the hidden things in darkness that are causing disunity in the homes. Ask that God will lead us into His perfect truth and help us to be families He intend us to be, and to help us to be a blessing to one another and to others outside our home.Pray that He grants us compassionate hearts, fill us with His love that does not keep records of wrong, and bring joy to our hearts when we think of one another in Jesus name, Amen.
TUESDAY 27TH NIGERIA: Ask the Lord to bless Nigeria, to give all the rulers and authorities at every level His knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. Helping them to fear and honor Him by rendering justice to our people. Pray that God will deliver Nigeria and the Church from the forces of darkness.
WEDNESDAY 28TH PRAYER FOR MUSLIMS: -Ask the Lord to revive “His Church” in Nigeria to wake up to its responsibility and gives her courage to proclaim the Gospel to the Muslims. Pray that we will not fear the consequences of faithfully taking the Gospel to those who desperately need God’s grace. Also, Pray for more Muslims to have encounter with Jesus through dreams and visions, Pray particularly for Muslims who go on pilgrimage to Mecca every year for personal encounter with Jesus Christ.
THURSDAY 29TH MRS. SARAH SAMUEL: Thank God for the life and family of Mrs. Sarah Samuel Dayer the EMS Internal Auditor. Pray that the Lord would increase upon her the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this capacity. Also pray for God’s financial provision to enable her complete her studies and her building project.
FRIDAY 30TH EMS HEAD OFFICE SECURITIES: Thank God for the lives and safety of all our securities. Pray that the Lord would increase upon them the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this capacity.
MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU FOR STANDING IN THE GAP IN PRAYER WITH US THROUGH THIS MONTH!!!
 


 Praise & Prayer, August 2016

EMS OF ECWA
PRAISE & PRAYER, AUGUST 2016

Prayer/Counseling hotline: 08033673654, 08051614880
E-mail: prayerpromotion@emsofecwa.org
Website: www.emsofecwa.org
Brethren, pray for us (1 Thess. 5:25)
 
WEEK ONE-FOCUS ON PRAISE/THANKSGIVING
“Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever”. Psalm 106:1

NOTE: WE ARE FASTING ON MONDAY, AUGUST  1ST

First (1st) Monday of every month is to be observed nationally and internationally as EMS Prayer and Fasting Day. Therefore, all EMS arms, missionaries, office staff, prayer partners and supporters should please endeavor to join the EMS international head office in prayers. As we join faith and trust God in one accord with brethren around the world for a steady and a fruitful growth of the kingdom of God, peace and the salvation of nations, for revival and spiritual growth of the church. Our general prayer time at the head office, is 8-9am, 12-1pm, and 4-5pm respectively. You can join us in prayers wherever you may be at those times or make out time of your own convenience as you are led to by God. Please be sure to pray along as you fast.

 

MONDAY 1ST Thank God for the lives, and families of all who labor with EMS in prayers; and as the new month begins, pray for strength and sound health for all of them to continue with the good work.

TUESDAY 2ND Last month we asked for prayers for Peter Michael and family who travelled back to Denmark. Thank God for the Journey mercy granted to them and keep praying for their quick return back to Nigeria soon to continue with their ministry.

WEDNESDAY 3RD Praise God for the Scholarship granted to one of our orphans in EMS House of Hope Jos to study at the Bingham University. Pray for God’s blessings on the sponsor. Also pray that God may endow the child with excellent spirit and wisdom to study.

THURSDAY 4TH Thank God for answered prayer in healing Pas. Yila Manaja from suleja who was biting by a snake. More so let’s not relent in praying for the safety of our missionaries, especially the ones ministering in rural places.

FRIDAY 5TH Praise God for the success of the retirement service of Rev. Musa Adure and Rev. Ishaya Usman who served as EMS missionaries in Sokoto. Pray that the Lord would renew their strength and increase their wisdom for ministry in different dimensions as the Lord grand those open doors.

SATURDAY 6TH Thank God for the lives of 32 people who were baptized in four of our different Churches in Togo. Pray that the Lord will sustain them in faith and increase upon them the Grace to serve Him faithfully.

WEEK TWO – FOCUS IS ON EMS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND HOME MISSION FIELDS

“Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever”. Daniel 12:3

SUNDAY 7TH PRAY FOR ALL EMS STAFF: To him whom much is given much is expected:  Pray that God will grant all the EMS staff the grace to move on with the good work of the Lord despite all the challenges.

  • Pray that God would help us to excel in all our endeavor and also give us the courage and cheerfulness to go an extra mile for the glory of God.

MONDAY 8TH FAR-NORTH REGION: Mrs. Daphne Bako in Jigawa State has being a committed supporter of EMS, despites her ill health for quite some time, yet she has been faithfully remitting her N15,000 support pledge to EMS even from her sick bed. Let’s keep praying for God’s visitation on her for complete healing and blessings.

TEUSDAY 9TH SOUTH-EAST-ENUGU DCC: will be holding a prayer submit for donors, supporters and missionaries from 25th-26th of August 2016. Praise God for this initiative and pray that the Lord will make it a fruitful revival in the area of missions in the region.

WEDNESDAY 10TH NORTH CENTRAL REGION: Pray for God’s provision for the sum of N996.984.80 that is urgently needed in the Region to meet some crucial mission needs.

THURSDAY 11TH EMS MIDICAL UNIT: Pray for God’s healing on Pas. J. Tambura who suffers Hepatitis. Also pray for God grace to sustain Mamman Ubale, Shehu and Danmari who gave their lives to Christ through medical treatment from one of EMS mission field’s Clinics.

FRIDAY 12TH MID-EAST REGION: Pray that God would sustain all the converts that made decisions during mission programs in the month of May, especially David, and Blessing. Also pray for the restoration of some brethren from Angwan Allu Bako mission station who backslide to Islam as result of material gain.

SATURDAY 13TH Thank God for the rainy year, it has being blissful by God’s grace, though this is not without one or two challenges as some churches in Debe, Maga, Malamawa, Aimza, and Bilkitama missions stations have been blown down by the strong wind and heavy down pour.

  • Please pray for God to provide the funds towards the rebuilding of these Churches. We also urgently need N500, 000 to rebuild the ECWA Church in chibok, pray for God to provide the funds.

WEEK THREE – FOCUS ON CROSS BOARDERS MISSION FIELDS

"I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” Luke 4:43-44 NIV

SUNDAY 14TH Praise God for His provision to meet some of needs of our EMS Cross Borders mission programs in the past seven (7) months. Continue to pray for the over N300m that is urgently needed for various Cross Borders Projects, including foreign missionaries’ welfare.

MONDAY 15TH CHAD REPUBLIC: God has been faithful to His work through EMS Across borders’ in Chad. Thank God for increasing the number of missionaries to 41, indeed the work of missions in Chad is experiencing great growth. However the coordinator and the missionaries are in the dire need of mobility to enhance their work. Pray that God will raise people who will give towards meeting this need.

TUESDAY 16TH NIGER REPUBLIC: – Praise God for the successful graduation of Rev. & Mrs Tanimu from the International University of Bamenda {IUB} in Cameroon. Pray that this training would enhance their spiritual growth and fruitfulness in ministry.

WEDNESDAY 17TH MALI: Praise God for providing the funds to purchased ECWA Land in Bamako. Also appreciate God for the favor he has granted the work of EMS with the Church body (AGEMPEM) of Mali. Pray for more of God’s provision to enable EMS develop the land.

THURSDAY 18TH: BENIN REPUBLIC: Pray that God will provide money for the purchase of Church lands in Godomey, Fidjrosse mission stations in Cotounou Benin Republic; which we are trusting God will enhance the growth of the Church. Also pray for God’s protection on the Church members during this raining season as they worship under tents.

FRIDAY 19TH MALAWI: In the second quarter of this year, the Malawi ECWA Church has seen God led them in a great way in bringing about 100 ECWA Malawi Youth Fellowship (EMYF) members together for a conference where eight (8) people gave their lives to Christ. Equally in June 2016 they had their General Council Meeting which included the executive of ECWA Malawi, Zonal leaders, Women Fellowship national leaders, and Youth Fellowship national leaders. Continue to pray that God will lead them to greater heights.

SATURDAY 20TH THE GAMBIA – Praise God for new mission work that started in Sitanunku on the 10/04/16, also in Lewna and Soma respectively. Give God the glory for a 108 years aged man who came to Christ in the month of April, 2016. A plot of land was donated for church building at Jidda while in Darsilami a temporary site was given to the church for worship. Pray for God to sustain all new converts in this country and also pray for God’s provisions to enable us develop these lands for worship.

WEEK FOUR: FOCUS ON THE NATIONS, CHURCH GROWTH AND REVIVAL

“Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord” (Acts 3:19).

SUNDAY 21ST CHRISTIAN HOMES: Pray that the Lord will revive our homes with holiness, faith, virtue, knowledge of God, temperance, patience, godliness and passion for the gospel of Jesus. Pray that the Lord will put away far from our homes, every root of bitterness and Knit the families together in constant affection; turn the heart of the parents to the children, and the heart of the children to the parents; and fill us all with true love and charity, so that we can put aside our selfish interest and act with God’s affection and sympathy to one another.

MONDAY 22ND EMS MISSIONARY CHILDREN: Pray for the missionary's Children, that they would adjust to their mission field home, be supportive to their parents and the work of the ministry, and that they would maintain a good Christian testimony in the mission fields. Also pray for their physical and spiritual health and their ongoing schooling while on the mission field.

TUESDAY 23RD CHURCH LEADERS: Pray for deep cleansing, genuine repentance, and spiritual growth to engulf pastors and Christian leaders. Also pray for revival and spiritual awakening amongst Church leaders (Ephesians 6:14-20).

WEDNESDAY 24TH BELIEVERS: Pray that the hearts of God’s people will be ablaze with love and loyal obedience to Jesus as King and Lord of all. Also Pray for God to unite believers in prayer with “one mind,” empowering Christians to pray passionately together for Christ’s glory in the entire world and be committed to witnessing and Soul Winning (Acts 1:14, 2:46, 4:24).

THURSDAY 25TH NIGERIA: Pray against every evil counsel in existence against the Church in Nigeria to be destroyed. Also pray that God will remove any leader or ungodly ruler that do not stand up for righteousness and integrity.

FRIDAY 26TH THE NATIONS: Pray that world religious and political leaders be led by God’s wisdom so that they may search His will and see it clearly. Considering the increasing rate of violence and insurgency, pray that the Lord would give His children the grace to face these ills and may their response be with mercy that will quenches the hatred, and Forgiveness that will overcome vengeance.

SATURDAY 27TH MRS. ESTHER USMAN: Thank God for the life of Mrs. Esther and her family for safety and God’s provisions. Pray that God would increase upon her the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in her capacity as an associate aesthetics officer. Also, pray for her family for God’s increasing favor and divine protection.

SUNDAY 28TH MR. MONDAY AUDU: Thank God, for the life of Mr. Monday and his family for safety and God’s provisions. Pray for God’s constant protections in his aesthetics and maintenance works at the EMS head office. Also pray that God would grant him sound health, wisdom and Grace for effective and selfless work.

MONDAY 29TH MUSLIM EVENGELISM: Praise God for the number of new converts that have come to the Lord through the coordinating work of Rev. A. Shaba. Pray for God’s sustaining grace on these converts and for more grace and wisdom for Rev. Shaba as he plans strategies on discipline this group of people. Also pray that all efforts and means of reaching the Muslims with the gospel would be blessed by the Lord. And that the Church would passionately respond in Love; sacrifice, forgiveness and selflessness towards them.

TUESDAY 30TH MR. MARK NAAH: Thank God for the life of Mr. Mark Nah, our EMS project/relieve officer. Pray that the Lord would increase upon him the grace, wisdom and strength to function effectively in this capacity. Also pray for God’s direction, favor and financial open doors for him to further his studies.

WEDNESDAY 31TH: In line with Apostle Paul’s prayers in Eph. 6:19, 20 and Col. 4:4, Pray for EMS of ECWA that wherever she goes with the gospel, God will open more doors to share it fearlessly to make known the mystery to the lost. Finally pray for all our faithful supporters to remain faithful to the Lord as we wait for His second coming.

MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU FOR STANDING IN THE GAP IN PRAYER WITH US THROUGH THIS MONTH!!!