10-2010 Prayer Calendar

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

October 2010 Prayer Calendar

All children listed have sponsors and monetary needs are supplied.

Verse of the Month

"Then he said to his disciples, 'The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.'"

Matthew 9:37-38, NIV

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Friday 1

We praise God that repairs on the second building of the Haiti office have been completed!

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Saturday 2

Pray for Compassion children Andreas, Ezekiel, Johan and Simon from eastern India, who are all suffering from tuberculosis.

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Sunday 3

Pray for the mother of Idelsa, 10, and Priscila, 7, in Peru, who is suffering from stage 3 uterine cancer. Pray for her healing and comfort.

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Monday 4

Please pray for the Kigungu Child Development Center in Uganda. The staff is selecting an implementer for their new Child Survival Program (CSP). Also pray for the center director's daughter, who has malaria and pneumonia.

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Tuesday 5

Please pray for God's provision for the five Compassion children and their families who lost homes or belongings in recent flooding in the Barkundba community of Burkina Faso.

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Wednesday 6

Pray for Elian in Ecuador, whose family is in dispute over an inherited house. Pray for a peaceful resolution to the conflict and that Elian would have a stable home.

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Thursday 7

Pray for children in Kenya who have been orphaned by AIDS. Pray that they find caring guardians who can meet their needs and help them deal with the stigma associated with the disease.

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Friday 8

Pray for siblings Sobita, 7, and Shamoli, 8, in Bangladesh, who recently lost their father. Pray for peace and comfort for the family.

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Saturday 9

Please pray for comfort for the family of 6-year-old Alisson in El Salvador, who passed away after battling an inoperable brain tumor. Pray for peace and for God's grace.

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Sunday 10

Pray for the six Compassion children in Sao Paulo, Brazil, who lost homes when a fire swept through the slum where they live. Pray for their provision and safety.

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Monday 11

Pray for the family of Supansa, 8, in Thailand. She recently lost her battle with dengue fever.

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Tuesday 12

Pray for comfort and provision for Compassion Philippines staff member Joseph Vidanes and his family after the death of his brother, Ireneo.

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Wednesday 13

Please pray for improvement in the mental health of Luis' mother in Ecuador. She has become a serious danger to Luis and his siblings.

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Thursday 14

Pray for Milagros, 5, in Peru, whose mother recently died from injuries suffered in a car accident. She and her sister now live with their grandfather and other relatives. Pray for comfort and peace.

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Friday 15

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

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Saturday 16

We praise God for the successful delivery of a baby boy to Compassion contractor Mike Buot and his wife in the Philippines!

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Sunday 17

Pray for God's touch on 4-year-old Aron in Peru, who was hit by a car and suffered a fractured skull.

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Monday 18

Pray for Baijit, Sumon, Shepon and Maidul, Compassion children in Bangladesh who have tested positive for hepatitis B.

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Tuesday 19

Please pray for the families and staff of the Warr Aluka Child Survival Program in Uganda as they mourn the loss of three CSP children who all died within a three-month period.

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Wednesday 20

Pray for Dio en Acción Student Center and Forjadores del Futuro Student Center in Nicaragua as their pastors work with church members who oppose the ministry. Pray for wisdom and unity.

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Thursday 21

Please pray for the children, staff and families from Shalom Child Development Center in India, who were severely affected by recent flooding. Pray that God would comfort them and provide for their needs.

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Friday 22

Pray for peace and provision for 11-year-old Antonio in Brazil, whose father is involved with drug dealers. The father has had death threats made against him, and the family lives in fear.

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Saturday 23

Pray for the selection processes of potential new church partners in the Papua and East Borneo areas of eastern Indonesia.

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Sunday 24

Pray that the agreement between protestors and the government restores peace to Potosi, Bolivia, and for God's continued protection and provision for our children, staff and families affected by the recent conflict.

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Monday 25

Please keep praying for our staff in Haiti as they continue to rebuild and meet the needs of those affected by the earthquake and recent flooding.

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Tuesday 26

Pray for the children of Kenya, where cases of child abuse, child labor, rape, early marriages, child trafficking and torture are increasing.

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Wednesday 27

Pray for two eastern India child development centers that are in need of committed staff members. Pray that God would send the right people to fill each need.

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Thursday 28

Pray for 5-year-old Mauro in Ecuador, who was born with a rare condition that caused abnormalities in his hips and spine that require surgery. Pray for Mauro's health and for successful surgery.

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Friday 29

Please pray for the family and friends of Brazilian sponsored child João, 6, who recently died of brain cancer.

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Saturday 30

Pray for homes and provision for 19 Compassion children and their families from Sampaloc Bible Church Student Center Program in the Philippines, whose homes were gutted by a fire.

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Sunday 31

We praise God for the moving of His Spirit and for the lives changed during a Worship Day outreach by seven Thailand child development centers!

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