Intercessor  |  May 2022

RI’s daily prayer guide, done monthly.

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Some names and locations changed for security.

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UKRAINE
CMC & Rosedale International

Continue to pray for peace, protection, and hope for the Ukrainian people. Visit rosedaleinternational.org/ukraine/ to partner with CMC and RI in supporting the Ukrainian Mennonite Brethren Church.

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COLUMBUS, OH
RI Board

The RI Board meets today at the Rosedale International Center in Columbus. Pray that God’s Spirit would guide the Board as they lead RI. Pray for wisdom, courage, and vision.

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ASIA
Jacob & Karly

Pray for Jacob and Karly as they continue to lead the 58:12 United Team in Thailand. Pray also that God would lead them as they raise their three sons while navigating through ministry.

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SPAIN
Quiros Family

Laura has opened a children’s ministry at Misión Urbana (Urban Evangelical Mission). Pray that the children will hear about Jesus and come to know him as their best friend. Pray also for Laura as she prepares their lessons.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for a group in the south who are currently discipling some new seekers. Ask that these seekers would have a real experience with Jesus and would come to understand God’s truth.

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NORTH AMERICA
 REACH Team Albuquerque

Pray that the team would stay connected and focused as they near the end of outreach. Pray that they could be understanding and supportive of each other, and that they would boldly enter conversations about Jesus.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Judah & Reyna

Pray for strength during a busy month, and for health for their children. Ask that the Father would guard a new follower who is struggling with the response he has received from others due to his conversion.

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ASIA
Jacob & Dani

Praise God for the birth of a second daughter! She is healthy, and both she and Dani are doing well. Pray for a peaceful, smooth transition into being a family of four.

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EUROPE
REACH Team Albania

Pray that the team would be energized and focused as they finish outreach. Ask that the team would leave a lasting impact and witness for Jesus.

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NORTH AMERICA
Butros & Amina

Pray for a friend’s son who is in juvenile detention after an altercation. Ask God to speak to him clearly and give him dreams to follow Jesus. Pray also for two young single mothers with desire to follow Jesus.

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ASIA
Candice, Asia Member Care Provider

Pray for wisdom and creativity for Candice as she continues to teach refugee children and adult ESL learners. Ask for blessing over these relationships.

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NEW WORKER
Esperanza

Pray for this newly appointed worker as she trains for a two-year internship to the Mediterranean Region. Pray that God would already be preparing relationships and opportunities for spiritual conversation with her future neighbors.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for provision for the medical needs of some in the group: a woman with a complicated pregnancy and a father undergoing expensive cancer treatments.

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NORTH AMERICA
REACH Team Phoenix

Pray for continued energy and strength for the team as they finish their last weeks of outreach.

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COLUMBUS, OH
RIC

Pray that God would bring a qualified candidate or candidates to HR as they seek to fill the Hospitality and RIC Director positions at the Rosedale International Center.

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LATIN AMERICA
Sheryl Hostetler

Please continue to pray for Sheryl’s family and friends in the United States and Ecuador as they grieve her passing.

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ASIA
Jacob & Dani

Praise God that Jacob is beginning to develop a relationship with a Thai man named Noom. Pray for favor, for easy navigation of the language barrier, and for time to meet as Jacob returns to work this month.

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COLUMBUS, OH
REACH Teams

Today, the 2021-22 REACH teams return to the Rosedale International Center to begin re-entry. Pray that they would keep Jesus at the forefront of their lives as they transition from REACH and into the next chapter.

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SPAIN
Quiros Family

Pray for William, in Costa Rica taking care of paperwork which will impact his retirement. Pray also for Laura and Willie who remain in Vigo to provide services to immigrants and people in need with Misión Urbana and Sal de la Tierra.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Praise God for a good time of bonding between the hostel students during a recent short vacation. Pray for the students as they finish the academic year, and for continued security for the hostel and ministry.

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MEDITERRANEAN
David & Emily

Pray for this couple as they build relationships through business and agriculture. Pray for courage to boldly share the Good News, for good soil, open hearts, and a desire to receive Jesus.

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NEW WORKER
Courtney

Pray blessing over this newly appointed worker as she completes training and prepares for a two-year term in Thailand.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Please pray for the groups from Hindu background who are hearing the gospel from Liton and Elias. Pray that the Holy Spirit will lead them to accept Jesus as their savior.

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NORTH AMERICA
Butros & Amina

A friend learned that her unborn child may not make it, and will have spinal problems if she is born. Pray that her baby girl will be born healthy, and that this friend will believe in Jesus as healer and savior.

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COLUMBUS, OH
LAMP

Pray that Jesus would use this year of City Challenge and REACH 2022-23 to draw young people into the work of the Kingdom, and that his name would be glorified through these programs.

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ASIA
Tom & Candice

Pray for Silas and Elza as they take final exams, and for Tom as he wraps up his classes. Pray that Tom would have good opportunities to encourage his students before summer break.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Eugene & Katrina

Pray for this couple as they share the Good News with their neighbors. Pray that God will lead them to seekers and will open doors to relationship.

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COLUMBUS, OH
Short-Term Programs

Pray for STP staff as they appoint team leaders and participants for the coming REACH year. Pray that God would lead the right people to the program and would be glorified through each team.

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AFRICA
Devin

Pray for Devin as he lives in a small village and studies the local language. Ask that he would have patience and energy to persevere, and pray for blessing over his witness.

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NICARAGUA
Rosedale Business Group

Praise God for the safe delivery of three containers of coffee to the US, and for the ability to make the fifth of six farm mortgage payments. Pray for wisdom in preparing a fourth container. Pray too for coffee farmers worldwide as they face extreme increases in the cost of production.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for the Bethel and Mary hostel students, many of whom are struggling in their studies due to missing school during COVID-19. Pray for Liton and others as they lead and mentor the students.

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