12-2010 Prayer Calendar

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

December 2010 Prayer Calendar

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

Verse of the Month

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."

Isaiah 9:6, NIV

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Wednesday 1

We praise God for allowing us to start Child Survival Programs in Rwanda this year!

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Thursday 2

Pray that our church partners will experience continual new beginnings as they take on new children, new staff and new programs in 2011.

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Friday 3

Please pray for Susane, the Director of Projeto Crescendo in Brazil, and her family as her cousin died during a hailstorm that hit Guarulhos.

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Saturday 4

Pray for our church partner and the staff from a child development center northeast of Delhi, India, which are facing strong anti-Christian sentiments in the community. Pray that tensions will ease and that the church will be welcomed and appreciated.

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Sunday 5

Pray for the five children and their families from Dire Dawa Misrak Meserete Kiristos Church Child Development Center in Ethiopia whose homes were damaged by floods, forcing them to move in with relatives.

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Monday 6

Please pray for God to protect the people of El Salvador from further storms and floods. Pray especially for those in or near Compassion centers in La Paz, San Salvador, San Vicente and La Union.

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Tuesday 7

Pray for the family of Joti, 9, in Bangladesh. Her father passed away, and he was the only wage earner in the family.

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Wednesday 8

Pray for Casmir, 16, in Rwanda who has cancer in his knee, and doctors are considering amputation. Please pray for the Lord's divine intervention.

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Thursday 9

Please pray for the 18 children from two child development centers in Guatemala whose lives were disrupted by Tropical Storm Matthew. Pray that God would be their peace and shelter.

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Friday 10

Pray for God's healing for Prasit, 8, in Thailand, who has been in the hospital for three months with leukemia. Pray for wisdom for the doctors, strength for his parents, and provision for the expenses.

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Saturday 11

Pray for Briggitte, 11, in Peru, whose mother died of tuberculosis. She is now in the care of her grandparents and uncle.

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Sunday 12

Pray for God's comfort for the family of Linda, 8, in Indonesia, who drowned in the Java Sea.

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Monday 13

Pray for the Compassion families in northern Uganda where heavy rains have destroyed crops and damaged homes. Pray for comfort and provision.

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Tuesday 14

Please continue to pray for the people of Nicaragua as they face more rain and flooding. Pray that God would protect and encourage them.

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Wednesday 15

Please pray that Compassion is effective in its role to help rebuild the nation of Haiti.

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Thursday 16

Please continue to pray for our children and staff in Chiapas, Tobasco, Veracruz and Oaxaca, Mexico, where severe flooding has left many families homeless and Compassion centers damaged.

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Friday 17

Pray for God's healing touch on two Compassion children in India: an 11-year-old boy with HIV, and Pithviraj, 10, who can't walk.

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Saturday 18

Pray for the hundreds of Indonesians affected by the Oct. 26 tsunami, that they would have strength needed in this time. Praise God that no Compassion centers were affected.

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Sunday 19

Please pray for the families of Jairys, 12, Yailin, 11, and Alison, 7, in the Barranquilla area of Colombia, whose homes were destroyed by rains. Pray that they would be encouraged by the love being shown to them at this time.

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Monday 20

Pray for God's protection for Compassion children and their families during the dengue fever outbreak in the Philippines.

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Tuesday 21

Pray for a 9-year-old sponsored boy in Rwanda who was sexually harassed and needs emotional and physical healing.

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Wednesday 22

Please pray for an end to the cholera outbreak in Haiti before more lives are lost. Pray for healing for those who have been affected and protection for those who have not.

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Thursday 23

Pray for Joel, the 6-month-old baby of Bolivia office Training and Support Specialist Roger Espinoza. Doctors don't have a diagnosis and say there is nothing else they can do.

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Friday 24

Pray for orphans and children in need in Tanzania whose parents have died of AIDS.

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Saturday 25

We praise God for giving us Jesus, who came as a baby, died as a man, and rose to fill the lives of everyone who calls upon His name!

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Sunday 26

Pray for Baijit, 11, Sumon, 9, Moidul, 12, and Shepon, 9, in Bangladesh, who have hepatitis.

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Monday 27

Pray that God would provide for Compassion-assisted families in Monteria in northern Colombia. A heavy rainy season has wiped out most of the crops.

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Tuesday 28

Pray for the father of J. Charles in India, that he would be delivered from his alcohol addiction.

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Wednesday 29

Pray that God would protect our children in Burkina Faso from malaria during this rainy season. Malaria is the most common cause of death there.

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Thursday 30

Pray for the health and safety of Compassion children and their families who were affected by the eruption of Mount Merapi in Indonesia. Although no Compassion families were hurt, others closer to the eruption lost loved ones.

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Friday 31

We praise God that the many families in Honduras who had been moved to shelters during heavy rains have been able to return to their homes!

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