PRAYER FOR SOUTH AFRICA AND OUR WORLD: 25 JUNE – 1 JULY 2018

Light a candle as a symbol of Christ’s presence in your midst.

“He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap..”
Psalm 113 vrs 7 and 8

Please give thanks for:

• All those people that are working tirelessly to help poor and hurting people and children in our country.
• The Hillcrest Aids Centre and all that they accomplish in our local community, for the wonderful people that work there, and pray for funding for all South African charities in order for the work to continue

Please Pray this week for –
• Our electricity crises, for speedy resolutions so that the economy is not damaged further
• Continue to pray against crime, corruption and general disregard for the law
• Pray for safety of pedestrians, cyclists and motorists on our roads. Pray that the general public will drive with consideration and kindness in order to prevent tragedies.
• Continued prayer for President Cyril Ramaphosa – To seek God’s guidance daily as he steers our country, makes decisions, and roots out corruption.
• Pray for a peaceful resolution in the matter of families being separated in the US.
• Continue to pray for the refugee crisis in Europe, and a peaceful outcome for all nations in the Middle Eastern conflict/s.
• Pray for Andrew, Mary and Erin as they make their way to Cork, for safe travels and an easy settling into their new community.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit”
Romans 15 vrs 13

Amen.