05-2010 Prayer Calendar

Participation in the Prayer Partner Network is an essential part of Compassion's ministry for children and families in poverty.

May 2010 Prayer Calendar
Verse of the Month

"How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, 'Your God reigns!'"

Isaiah 52:7, NIV

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Saturday 1

We praise God for His protection of our children, staff and families in areas of eastern Indonesia where extreme violence temporarily closed the Mototanoban Student Center.

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Sunday 2

Pray for resilience, courage and vision for the leadership of the country office, staff and church partners in Haiti as they strive to meet the needs of all children and families affected by the earthquake and flooding.

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Monday 3

Pray for Philippine Child Survival Program (CSP) mother Susan, who recently lost her 2-day-old baby.

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Tuesday 4

Please pray for the Compassion-assisted families in the Bududa district of eastern Uganda, where a landslide destroyed homes and life-sustaining crops.

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Wednesday 5

Pray for Angie, 11, and her sister Gabriela, 13, whose home collapsed due to heavy rains in their Peruvian village.

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Thursday 6

Please pray for Rikta, 9, in Bangladesh, whose father and mother both died recently. Pray for comfort, healing and provision for this little girl.

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Friday 7

Pray for Reynaldo Castillo, pastor of the Soldaditos de Jesus Student Center in Nicaragua. His daughter recently died, leaving her five children orphans.

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Saturday 8

Please pray for the thousands of children in Thailand who are affected by the AIDS pandemic. Pray especially for those families broken by this devastating disease.

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Sunday 9

Pray for David, a teenager who attends Projeto Reviver in Brazil. His 14-year-old sister attempted suicide and is in a coma, and his 9-year-old brother died of a lifelong illness.

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Monday 10

Please pray for the family of eastern Indonesia CSP mother Mina, whose toddler son fell into a well and died from his injuries. Pray for peace and comfort.

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Tuesday 11

Pray for Mukizangabo, 14, and Ishimwe, 14, in Rwanda, who both have chronic renal failure and need kidney transplants.

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Wednesday 12

Pray for our church-partner pastors who live in dangerous communities in El Salvador. They need strength and wisdom as they lead their congregations.

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Thursday 13

Pray for the child Jefry who attends the Renuevos de Jesuscristo Student Center in Nicaragua. A dog bit him in the eye and he needs two surgeries.

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Friday 14

Pray for Melody, 12, in Peru, whose home was severely damaged by a fire. She now feels very anxious. Pray for her psychological healing.

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Saturday 15

We praise God for the successful inauguration of the new Compassion office in Sri Lanka!

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Sunday 16

Pray for Compassion children and families in Les Cayes, Haiti, who lost homes, belongings and gardens in floods. Torbeck, Morency and Deux-Mapous Church of God child development centers were hit hardest.

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Monday 17

Please pray for the family of Yosua Student Center (eastern Indonesia) secretary Sherli, who died from complications following a Caesarean section. May God bring peace to the family and bless the baby's development.

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Tuesday 18

Pray for Michael in the Abirarpara Child Sponsorship Program in Bangladesh, who is struggling with emotional issues.

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Wednesday 19

Pray for Felix Calderon, pastor at Centro Estudiantil Mimados del Reino child development center in Nicaragua. His child recently died. Pray for comfort and strength for Felix and his family.

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Thursday 20

Pray for Matheus, who attends Associacao Presbiteriana Cuidando do Amanha in Brazil. He has a cancerous brain tumor and needs surgery.

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Friday 21

Pray for Indian Leadership Development Program (LDP) student, Shalini, who has had cancer a long time and has decided against further medication. Pray that God would completely heal her.

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Saturday 22

Pray for Ndanyuzwe, 9, in Rwanda, who has a heart problem that may require further treatment and travel to India.

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Sunday 23

Pray for the physical and emotional healing of Indonesian boy Alrefi, 7, whose father beat him badly. Police later arrested the father.

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Monday 24

Pray for our church partners in southern Asia, that God would strengthen and encourage them as they continue to serve Him in the community.

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Tuesday 25

Please pray for continued success in the process of packing and sending food, water, medicine and other needed supplies from the Dominican Republic to Haiti in response to the earthquake.

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Wednesday 26

Pray for Subam, 11, who attends the Naxalbari Child Development Center in India. His mother was killed in a car accident. Pray for God's comfort for the family.

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Thursday 27

Compassion's El Salvador office requests prayer for fiscal strength and wisdom during this economic crisis, for the field office, partner churches and Compassion staff.

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Friday 28

Please pray for comfort for Rubi, 11, and her family, in Peru. Rubi's father died of stomach cancer, and her mother and brother are supporting the family while they all live at her grandparents' home.

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Saturday 29

Pray for the 20 new LDP students in Colombia, that the Lord will help them become all that He has created them to be.

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Sunday 30

Please pray for Adistey in India, whose mother recently passed away leaving her an orphan. Pray for comfort and a new loving and caring family.

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Monday 31

We praise God that a team from Compassion, which included Board Chairman Robert Hawkins and President Wess Stafford, were able to visit Haiti recently. We're thankful for the ministry that took place.

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