EUROPE

Matt and Noelle Harris – Gulu, Uganda

Praise God:
-For the refreshing and encouraging time we shared with the SGWM staff and families in CA, what a blessing to visit with them!

-For our safe travel across the border into Mexico and then back home after visiting and encouraging Matt’s brother and sister-in-law.

-For the safe delivery of our newest addition, Charlotte, and for the health of both Noelle and baby! 

Prayer Requests:
1. That God would give us rest during these months in the USA, even while we adjust to having a new baby, and work toward spending time with our family members scattered across the states.

2. That God would give us boldness and clarity to make know the mystery of the Gospel, as we have so many opportunities to share with individuals and groups, strangers and friends, saved and unsaved.

3. That God would continue to guide the leaders of the pastoral school in Uganda, as they have been given the opportunity to open the school back up after it’s temporary closure during the lockdown.

Thank you for praying on our behalf. What a blessing to work together as the body of Christ! 

Much love in Christ,
Matt & Noelle, Emma, Madeline, Noah, and Charlotte – Email Blog


Dave and Twinkle Zavala – Nairobi, Kenya

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray that God would provide funds for Pastor Mabonga Bernard to finish the church build out at CC Kawangware.

2. Please pray that the Kenyan government would permit churches to resume Children’s ministry at churches.

3. Please pray for Twinkle’s eye surgery on October 28th, please pray for quick healing and no complications.

4. Please pray for  B’s marriage , that God would restore what the enemy seems to have severed.

Thank you very much for your prayers!

God bless you,
Dave, Twinkle,  Bianca and Sophia  – Email Blog


Vincent and Melissa Aniku – Uganda

Thank you all so much for continuing to pray in these times.

Prayer Requests:
1. We praise God we have made it to Midigo safely and have already hit the ground running!

2. Pray as Vincent begins equipping the leaders and discipling them deeper.
Pray for God’s protection as the corona virus is just starting to hit our region. We have many with malaria, AIDS, hepatitis and elderly in our community.

3. Our Calvary Football/Soccer club is traveling for the play offs. Pray that the tournament will be used for furtherance of the gospel!

4. Pray for the finalizing of the shipping container.

Thank you all so much for your prayers and love!

God bless,
Vincent and Melissa –  Email Blog


Ends of the Earth Ministries

In South Sudan:
Please continue to pray for the nation of South Sudan. Decades of Civil War have collapsed the economy, resulting in mass starvation and desperation. Hopelessness and violence run rampant throughout communities.

Pray for our 500 students that are being daily discipled in the love of God and His Word, so they may lead their nation Into a new season of hope.

Pray for the 75 children and young adults in our children’s home and for the Missionary parents that are laying down their lives to provide peace and unconditional love to these precious ones.

Please pray for the new churches in the Tauso & Taposa villages. Pray that the pastors and medical staff will have the spiritual and physical tenacity to handle the countless challenges while living amongst Stone-Age tribes.

In Kenya:
Pray for the refugee students in our missionary training college in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. They are fasting and praying as they prepare to return to South Sudan to begin reaching cities across the border in North Sudan, with hopes to plant churches amongst Muslim peoples in 2020-21.

In USA:
Pray for the Missions Equip Training Programs. We are in the throws of launching two new schools this year.

The first – International School, will be used in Bible Colleges as a complete missions training course. 

The second – Transformation, is a cross-cultural immersion training program, equipping missionaries to assimilate into their new culture while learning the language and world view. 

 Pray that God would continue to empower, envision and sustain us as we seek to establish nationally led, culturally relevant, biblical-based churches among unreached peoples.

Yours for the unreached Rob Douglass – Email Blog


NORTH AMERICA

Mike and Sarah Vincent – Rosarito, Mexico

Prayer Requests:
1. Safety for our family, church, and city from the corona virus! 

2.That God would provide for the needs of our family and church! 

3. That God’s people would return with the re-opening of the church! 

Thank you for faithfully praying for us! 

Con mucho amor de Mexico, (with much love from Mexico)
Mike, Sarah, Grace, and Daniel – Email Blog


Mike and Erin Thiemann – California, USA

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for our family during this crazy season. School has started back up and the beginning of the year is always chaotic for Erin and the kids as they develop a new routine. 

2. I have restructured the leadership within SGWM and have created three distinct departments – Missionary Sending (US based missionaries that we have sent), International Relations (10/40 Window church planting/nationals), and the Missionary Training (School of Missions and Internship). Pray as we transition and continue to grow. 

3. Please pray for the youth ministry I lead. Our group is growing and the teens are doing well. Please pray for all of our leaders that the Lord would anoint them. 

4. Over the next 6-7 months, my teaching schedule is increasing exponentially. Please pray that the Lord lengthens my study time and anoints my ability to communicate His Word effectively.  

5. Pray for our personal support. Living in the States and on missionary support is a difficult reality. We struggle with it practically as living expenses in Orange County are high. It is also a struggle to convince people that our home office staff is an absolute necessity for the success of our missionaries all over the world.

6. We had a great response for our youth Mexico trip in November. We completely filled up the trip. So I’ll be leading a group of 30 youth and young adults to Mexico in November. Please pray for this trip. 

7. We also had a great response for our 2021 summer youth and young adults Israel apologetic tour. We have 35 signups! I originally booked for 15. So the Lord sent in a LOT more. Please pray for all the administration that goes into organizing a trip like this. Also, pray for no COVID issues.

 Thank you for praying!

God bless you,
Mike, Erin, Malachi, Kyla and Alaina  – Erin –  Email   Mike – Email Blog


Bond, Heather and Breanna – S. Asia and Africa

Prayer Requests:-
1. Pray for food outreach and relief in Asia as we continue to coordinate for the month of November and pastors and students share the hope and physical help so many are desperate for.

2. Pray for Heather as she schedules and sets up online classes with ladies in Asia. Pray for the logistics and that it would be an encouraging and fruitful time.

3. Pray for those we are discipling and equipping that are preparing to be sent out. Pray for Gods timing, provision and patience in the waiting.

4. Pray for revival both here and abroad amongst the unreached.

5. Pray for vision, direction and for new ideas to minister during these changing times.

Thank you for your prayers,
Bond, Heather and Breanna –  Email Blog


Joel and Amy Garcia – California, USA

Thank you so much for praying for us faithfully, it means more than you can know!

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for wisdom and vision for Joel as he tackles his new role of Director of Missionary Sending

2. Pray for us to have the wisdom and energy to raise our four children

3. Pray for the Lord to provide for our financial needs

In Christ,
Joel, Amy, Maggie, Harrison, Jude, & Clara Garcia – Email Blog


Andrea Manor – Intern with SGWM

Prayer Requests:
1. Pray that I would continue to grow in the Word of God in this season of interning with SGWM

2. Pray that I would be faithful in making disciples everywhere I go

3. Pray that the Lord would prepare me to work among Muslims, which is where I believe He is calling me to in the future.

4. Please pray for an affordable and reliable car! I am in need of a car to get to work and church related events.

5. Lastly, please pray for the salvation of my family.

Thank you so much!
Andrea  – Email  Blog


Bryan Reyes – Intern with SGWM

Prayer Requests:
1. Pray that the Lord would open doors for me to share the Gospel. 

2. Pray that the Lord would provide the support needed in order to move to the Middle East.

3. Pray that the Lord would provide a care team for me.

Thank you so much!

For His Glory.
Bryan – Email Blog


Leo and Pilar Gray – Ensenada, Mexico

Prayer Requests:
1. The semester is going well. One of our students, Sergio, is scheduled for surgery next week. Please pray for him and the doctors that all would go well and that he would have a speedy recovery.

2. We are starting a monthly Missions Night in our home for the students at Calvary Chapel Bible College Mexico. This month we are discussing Missions in Costs Rica. Two of our graduates planted a church there so we will visit and pray for them online using Whatsap. We will also be having a time of fellowship with traditional desserts from Costa Rica.

3. Leo is joining friends from Florida on a Mission trip to El Salvador during our fall break. Please pray for safety while traveling and while in country. He expects to help with some construction work and a water project with them.

4. Two separate sets of friends have both lost sons recently who were in their early thirties. Please pray for them and their spouses and other family members who are hurting from the loss of their loved ones.

5. We are getting close to mid semester – pray for our students to finish well. We had a baptism last week and seven of our students were baptized. Several mentioned wanting to serve God with all their hearts. It was so encouraging to see their commitment to Him.

Thanks to everyone for your prayers and concern for us and other missionaries. God Bless You.

God bless you,
Leo and Pilar – Email Blog


Hope Douglass – SGWM – California

Thank you so much for thinking of us and praying for us. Your prayers are a blessing.

Prayer Requests:
1. Please keep my family in your prayers as we prepare to welcome a third member in May.

2. Please pray for God’s provision and wisdom. 
Thank you for praying for our home office as we transition our corporate structure.

God bless each of you and keep you as you abide in Him.

Blessings, 
Hope – Email  Blog


Jon and Allison Brechtel – Oaxaca, Mexico

Praise Report:
-Praise the Lord that we’ve been able to open the church building after 5 months!

-We just signed a new one-year lease on the church building. So grateful for the financial help we have gotten to help us monthly.

-Praise the Lord for new opportunities in ways to do ministry in this new season of life with COVID

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray that we will be able to stay open and have services in the church building. We will continue to have online options, but we know the importance of being together

2. Please pray for all of the things Jon has going on. That each one will be a blessing to those he is ministering to.

3. Pray for the boys’ school year to go well and for us to stay focused. And for me to be able to teach them and help them with love and patience.

4. Please keep the English classes in prayer. I have recently started them again for the first time since March and I’m really praying about starting a new one for beginners. Right now it’s my intermediate class. There’s an interest in a kid’s class too. Pray for wisdom on when to start these new classes, and that they’ll be a good tool for ministry in the community.

Thank you!
Jon, Allison, Jonny, and Noah  –  Email Blog


Joni Houser – Indiana, USA

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for the nursing homes to open up for ministry in our area, or God to open the door to another ministry here.

2. Please pray for my financial support.

3. Please pray for our country and government leaders.

Thank you so much for your prayers!

God bless you!
Joni – Email Blog


Jana Sandbulte – Indiana, USA

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for my Grandmother in the nursing home, for her salvation and protection.

2. Pray that God will lead us in all things.

3. Please continue to pray for Rose’s health, growth and development.

4. Please pray for my financial support and that God will open doors for me to share about the work He is doing in South Asia.

Thank you so much for your prayers
 
God bless you,
Paul, Jana and Sari, Kaylee, and Rose –  Email Blog


Jeff and Alishia Root – Interns With SGWM

Prayer Requests:
1. For a place to live while doing the internship.

2. For wisdom in timing and planning our vision trip to Japan.

3. For growth in leadership qualities as we start leading growth groups and ministries.

Thank you for praying for us!

Love,
Jeff and Alisha – Email Blog


SOUTH AMERICA

Brad and Melissa – Amazon Jungle Brazil

Greetings in Christ, 

Please pray with us as we minister to those in the heart of the Amazon Jungle. 

Prayer Requests:
1. The Apurina people.  Pray specifically for the Church leadership and their continued evangelism and Church meetings, Oscar and Analucia, Raimunda, Valdeci, Guerlermi and Alcimara.   

2. Pray for the people of Manaus where we live and have spent much of this year because of the COVID 19 restrictions.  Pray for open doors for us to share, encourage, and edify people who are lost or straying.  Pray for open doors to always give a reason for the hope which lies within us. 

3. Pray for our family. Brad, Melissa, Andrea, Josiah, Veronica and Benjamin.  Pray for our homeschooling and for the dynamics of ministering in a harsh environment while raising a family. 

4. Pray for our household.  We commonly have guest at the mission base.  We have had several guest recently which fell ill and needed much care and treatment.  

God bless you and thank you in Christ!

Brad and Melissa and family – Email Blog


The 10/40 Window

The 10/40 Window is a rectangular geographic area stretching from North Africa through the Middle East to Asia, covering 68 countries. Two-thirds of the world’s population live within the 10/40 Window.

Three out of every five people in the 10/40 Window have no access to the gospel. According to the Joshua Project, 68.6% of the 10/40 Window’s ethnic groups (5,984) are considered unreached, with a total population of 3.09 billion.


Worker 15 – 10/40 Window

Prayer requests:
1. Please pray that we can restart Sunday services and the Pastors School soon.

2. Please pray for us and the ministry in our country.

3. Please pray for our co-worker Pastor’s wife who is a nurse. She tested positive for Covid-19. Please also pray for our daughter who is a nurse.

4. Pray that many non-Christians who saw our Facebook online services would be saved.

God bless you

Co-workers in Christ
15 and family


Rabi and Mahima – Nepal

Thanks for supporting us and helping to uplift our God ministry.

Prayer Requests:

1. Pray for our home fellowships, we are now meeting through online media.

2. Pray that our church believers to be grow in God word.

3. Pray for our Church members as well as our Family.

4. Pray For our Ministry to be fruitful.

5. Pray that our health to be physically fit so we can serve God.

6. All the staff, students, Pastors ,leaders pray for their health and ministry.

7. Pray the corona virus will end soon so we can meet together. Everything is going slowly, We hope soon the lockdown will be open and the college will be open to.

Thank you for praying for us! 

God bless,
Rabi and Mahima – Blog


Prakash and Muna – Nepal

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for our church construction.

2. Please pray for all of our church family, for their good health.

3. Please pray for all the students of Calvary Chapel Pastors Training Center, for their good health and ministry during this time.

4. Please pray that our training center will be able to reopen soon.

5. Please pray for the good health of all of our SGWM family

Thank you for your prayers!

Blessing,
Prakash, Muna and Eutychus – Email Blog


Anand and Usha – Nepal

Praise Report:
-Thank you to all the prayer warriors who had been praying for us, as I went through fever and weakness, but I am doing well now.

-Thank you to all who have been praying for the nearby slum area where we had been going again and again to share Christ.

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for our good health so that we may serve the LORD continually.

2. Please pray for the leprosy colony where we had been doing Bible study, where there is a lot of people who have come to Christ.

3. Please pray for the people in our town, that God will help us to share the Gospel with them.

4. Please pray for P., who is one of the Bible College students; he wants to start a Bible study in a new area.

5. Please pray for the Bible college students, that they will attend the virtual classroom regularly and that God will provide their needs.

God bless,
Anand,  Usha and family – Email Blog


Darryl and Kayo Record – Cambodia

Thanks for your prayers. COVID-19 remains under control in Cambodia with only between 200-300 cases, no community transmission and no deaths.  We praise God for this.

Prayer Requests:
1. Thank you for your prayers.  God keeps answering your prayers in His way and timing.  Churches and schools have been allowed to reopen for in-person meetings after being shut down for six months.  We thank God for this progress. 

2. Please pray that the COVID 19 situation in Cambodia will improve to the point that all restrictions on churches, schools, and travel will be lifted asap.

3. Please continue to pray for our apologetics/evangelistic video ministry that God would continue to use it to reach and equip many Cambodians for Christ.

4. Please pray for our Cambodian ministry partners’ ministries to be able to reopen so that we can resume our ministries with them. 

5. Please pray for our Cambodian ministry partners who are struggling financially during this season.

In Christ’s Hands,
Darryl, Kayo, and Benjamin – Email Blog


Worker 8 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Pray for sister H.- She has been under demonic attacks for two months.

2. Pray for P.R.- He has liver problems and swelling in his legs.

3. Pray for my church growth.

4. Pray for a piece of land for a church building.

5.  Pray for better health for us.

Once again I would like to thank everyone who is praying and helping financially.

May my loving God bless you all abundantly,
8 and family


Milan Pariyar – Nepal 

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for my family to mature in their relationship with Christ and to have good health.

2. Please pray for the believers here to grow in their faith.

3. Pray for my community to know the difference between the Truth and false teachings.

4. Pray for me for safety and for good health.

Thank you for your prayers

God bless you,
Milan  –  Blog


Worker 9 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for me, that I will continue to grow in the knowledge of the Word of God.

2. Please pray that God will teach me to be a good leader for His people.

Thank you so much for your prayers. God bless you!

May God bless you
Worker 9


Worker 12 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for God’s protection and guidance.

Thank you for your continual prayer and support!!

God bless you
Worker 12


Worker 3 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Please continue to pray for our online church services.

2. Kindly pray for my Wednesday online Bible study, that God will help me to reach more people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

3. Please pray for Sister B.E. and her family members for good health and for spiritual growth.

4. Please pray for me, and for my family, that we will be effectively used by God.

Thank you for your continual prayer and support!!

God bless you
Worker 3


Worker 11 – 10/40 Window

Praise God:
-Praise God that He has kept us safe from every kind of persecution.

-Praise God that He saved us from major injury last month. My dad and I were in accidents three times. My right hand was injured, and my dad’s back was injured–but thanks be to God, we are recovering quickly.

-Praise God that He kept us safe from Covid 19.

Prayer Requests:
1. Please continue pray for our safety while I am driving my motorbike. Most of the village roads have been destroyed by the flood.

2. Please pray for the election in my state, beginning on October 27. Pray that God will give us a good chief minister who will care about the Christians, poor, widows, orphans and low and out castes.

3. Please pray for my church families. More than 50 percent of the believers left their homes and went out of state to search for jobs because in my state, there are no jobs available. The families’ rice harvests are gone because of flooding. Because of these things, I only have 5 house churches now.

4. Please pray that our church family will be strong during persecution and understand the Word of God deeply.

5. Please pray for the children in my state children during this pandemic. They have begun taking drugs; especially pray for my cousin brother’s son who is only 10 years old and a drug addict.

6. Please continue to pray that we will be able to paint my church; it has not been painted for 8 years. Pray that God will provide every financial needs

Thank you so much for your faithful prayers.

God bless!
Worker 11


Worker 6 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Good health for me and my family.

2. Good health for C. (my niece), a 4-month old baby girl.

3. Our church family to grow more in God’s Word.

4. The Bible school.

5. Ab. and Pa. families, for their protection as they are serving here in our church and helping in the Bible school

Thank you for your prayers!

God bless,
Worker 6


Worker 13 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests: 
1. Please continue to pray for God’s protection and guidance.

2. Pray for new believers to grow in Christ

Thank you for your prayers!

God bless,
 Worker 13


Raju  – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for my spiritual growth.

2.  Please pray that God would help me to teach His Word in a right way.

3. Please pray that God will make a way to buy the land for our church, which has been affected by Covid-19.

4.  Please pray that God’s kingdom will expand in all of our area, and that good works will be done.

5. Please pray that the love of God will fill my family and neighbors.

Thank you for your prayers.

God bless you,
Raju – Blog


Worker 10 – 10/40 Window

Please Pray:
1. Please pray for God’s protection and guidance.

Thank you for your prayers!

God bless you
Worker 10


Worker 7 – 10/40 Window

As William Carey said, “Expect great things from God; Attempt great things for God”

Prayer Request:
My prayer is that the students who are under Bible training would understand God’s heart for unreached people, and that they will experience this statement in their lives

Thank you,

God Bless
Worker 7


Worker 4 – 10/40 Window

Please Pray:
1. Please pray for me, as I have been busy with many things. I need strength, wisdom, peace and direction about where to buy things for construction.

2. Please pray for more male students to come to our Bible School.

3. Please pray that the Lord will give me wisdom and Godspeed with translation.

4. Please pray that in the midst of all of this, that I will depend upon God alone, and not on my past experiences.

Thanking you!
Worker 4


Worker 2 – 10/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Pray for the ministry in our country

2. Pray for me to use this time to grow in the Word of God

3. Pray for our students who are doing ministry in their villages

4. Pray for us as we are thinking about reopening the school next semester

5. Pray for my family

Thank you so much once again for your prayers.

God bless you,
Worker 2


Majhiya and Sarita Besra – Nepal

Praise God:
-We have found an opportunity to share with others about Jesus, praise the Lord!

Prayer Requests:
1. We conduct small house fellowship services. Please pray for unbelieving neighbors who have joined us sometimes. They are curious and confused during this time of lockdown. Pray that their hearts will soon be changed.

2. Praise God for safety and protection during this time!

3. Remember us in your prayers for His guidance in upcoming days, and pray that God will open the hearts of our neighbors for salvation.

Thank you
Blessings,
Majhiya and Sarita –  Blog


Worker 1 – 10/40 Window


Prayer Requests:
1. Pray for the ministry in our country

2. Pray for me to use this time to grow in the Word of God

3. Pray for our students who are doing ministry in their villages

4. Pray for us as we are thinking about reopening the school next semester

5. Pray for my family

Thank you for your prayers for us

God bless you,
Worker 1


Worker 16 –  1-/40 Window

Prayer Requests:
1. Please pray for my wife, as she is a nurse and working among the Covid patients; pray that God will keep her safe.

2. Please pray for my children, that they will grow in the fear and knowledge of the Lord.

3. Please pray that the Lord will intervene for the problem the world is facing.

4. Please pray for our audio classes and the ministry on social media.

5. Please pray for Mrs. T, as she lost her premature baby due to a medical problem; please keep her in your prayers.

Thank you for your prayers

God bless you,
Worker 16 and Family


Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.”
– Hebrews 13:3

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