06-2011-prayer-calendar

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

June 2011 Prayer Calendar

All children listed have sponsors and their monetary needs are supplied.

Verse of the Month

“But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.”

-Psalm 10:14, NIV

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Wednesday 1 We thank God for the rains in Kenya after a prolonged dry spell that resulted in increased food prices and the need for food aid in several regions.

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Thursday 2 Pray for the continued protection of children, staff and families from Kittikun Darunphat Child Development Center in Thailand, where many lost homes in recent flooding.

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Friday 3 Pray for healing for Compassion-assisted children in eastern India who are suffering from smallpox, especially Brojesh in Uluberia.

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Saturday 4 Pray for the Lord’s protection and safety over all the children and staff in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where violent riots have left tensions high.

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Sunday 5 Pray for comfort and peace for the family of Yosep, who attended Diaspora Student Center in eastern Indonesia. Yosep recently died from a tumor in his lung.

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Monday 6 Pray for 14-year-old Pedro’s father in Peru, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and needs further medical attention. Pray for the family’s provision and well-being.

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Tuesday 7 Please pray against the wave of teenage pregnancies across Uganda.

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Wednesday 8 Most of our Child Survival Program and Child Sponsorship Program parents in Aadvisasi and Vangini, India, are jobless. Pray that they find good jobs to help provide for their families.

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Thursday 9 Pray for the leadership of Beraca Student Center in Barrio Ayapal, Nicaragua, who need guidance with 125 new children who were transferred to their location.

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Friday 10 Pray that the recent violence that took the lives of three people in Ramgarh, Bangladesh, will subside and that God’s protection will remain upon the local Compassion centers’ children and staff.

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Saturday 11 Please continue to pray for the families affected by heavy rains and landslides in La Paz, Bolivia.

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Sunday 12 Pray for 18-year-old Emilda Soriano in the Philippines as she prepares to participate in the Special Olympics in Athens this month.

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Monday 13 Pray for 5-year-old Jonathan in San Jose de Concato, Ecuador, who suffers from leukemia and is receiving chemotherapy.

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Tuesday 14 Pray for our new Child Survival Program Kenya staff, Peter and Salome, that the Lord will strengthen and enable them to offer life-changing assistance as they begin working with the first 35 registered mothers in the coming months.

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Wednesday 15 Pray for eastern India Child Survival Program mother Naomi, who is deaf and has no one to care for her and her child.

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Thursday 16 Pray for comfort and provision for 8-year-old Thalia and her family in Peru. Her father was jailed and her mother is struggling to provide for the family.

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Friday 17 Pray for God’s protection over the Compassion-assisted children in Thailand during the summer break.

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Saturday 18 Please continue to pray for the parents of registered children in Ethiopia, that they will receive Christ as their Savior.

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Sunday 19 Praise God for the gift of new life for the father of Omkar, who attends the Nesam Child Development Center in India. Omkar’s father was suffering from alcoholism, but with prayer support he stopped drinking and has started working!

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Monday 20 Pray for Compassion-assisted children Rupa and Swopna in Bajua and Chachra, Bangladesh, who are both suffering from typhoid.

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Tuesday 21 Please pray for the Lord’s protection over our children, our staff, and their families who live near the Mount Merapi volcano in Indonesia.

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Wednesday 22 Please continue praying for our children living in urban slums and poor rural settlements in Kenya. Many are victims of physical and emotional abuse and miss opportunities to acquire a basic education.

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Thursday 23 Pray for our eastern Indonesia field communication specialist, Marsalina, who is pregnant and is experiencing kidney problems. The most effective treatments could harm her unborn child. Pray for healing and protection for mother and child.

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Friday 24 Pray for the Compassion children and families who lost homes and belongings due to recent heavy rains and flooding in Yumbo, Colombia.

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Saturday 25 Pray for 9-year-old Bristi in Birishiri, Bangladesh, who lost three fingers from her left hand in an accident.

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Sunday 26 Please pray for the orphaned children across the country of Uganda. Among these are Gerald and Flavia, who recently lost their caregivers.

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Monday 27 Pray for 13-year-old Aswini in Napalayam, India, whose older brother was killed in a bike accident. Pray for the family’s peace and comfort.

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Tuesday 28 Praise God that 78 people recently received Christ at Balahoir Lutheran Church in Bangladesh. Forty-eight of these new believers are children.

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Wednesday 29 Pray for comfort for the family of Pastor Joel Villamor, who passed away. Pastor Villamor was Compassion’s first country director in the Philippines.

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Thursday 30 We praise God that the homes of families affected by heavy storms in eastern Indonesia have been repaired. Continue to pray for the staff of Bait El Student Center in Sarawet as they complete repairs to the building damaged by the storms.

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