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Canada / 17 September 2019

Pray for the OMF conferences – Heart for Asia – being held across Canada this Fall. It involves our Regional Ministry Coordinators, hosting churches, and volunteers working in cooperation. Pray that the details come into place, that speakers and leaders are able to prepare well, and that God will be nudging the people He wants to attend. May God be glorified and His people informed and challenged.

Canada / 14 September 2019

It is budget preparation time for OMF Canada for the 2020 ministry year. Pray for faith and wisdom for each department as they submit their ministry expenses. Pray for Don and Danny on the OMF Canada financial team, as they work on this while also keeping up with the daily work.

Canada / 11 September 2019

Praise God that OMF Canada member Marijke returned to Japan on August 28 following five-plus years in Canada for health reasons. Pray for her as she becomes re-acquainted with the culture and language. May God grant wisdom in establishing a good life-ministry balance.

Canada / 08 September 2019

Please pray for the ongoing preparations for the OMF Canada National Team Conference. Sixty people are expected to attend the five-day event at the end of September. May it be a time for God to speak to us and to be refreshed in fellowship.

Canada / 05 September 2019

Jimmy, who is responsible for OMF Canada’s missions mentorship program, praises God that there are now 17 mentors. The team is comprised of retired missionaries, staff members, Serve Asia (short term) alumni and volunteers. With this more solid base, he will shift his focus to inviting more mentees. Pray that those God wants in this program will come.

Canada / 1 September 2019

Praise God for the current wide geographical and ethnolinguistic coverage that the Connections East Asia-Diaspora Returnee Ministries team in Canada has been blessed with so far. Pray for solid partnerships with churches and organizations and for a humble spirit as we work together in collaboration.

Canada / 27 August 2019

Pray for the spiritual protection of new believers, the recently baptized believers, and seekers who are presently studying the Bible in Phrom Khiri, Thailand. Two OMF Canada workers who had been ministering to them are in Canada for Home Assignment. There has been an unprecedented interest and response to the gospel in this area recently. May God open eyes and feed hungry souls.

Canada / 24 August 2019

Pray for the OMF Canada Finance Team, especially Don and Danny at this busy time of year, as they process the Annual Estimates for OMF Canada workers and prepare a budget for the upcoming year.

Canada / 21 August 2019

Praise the Lord that an OMF worker from Canada will be returning to Japan after several years of ill health. Thank God for the beauty and maturity that suffering has brought in her life and the healing God has afforded her. Pray that she finds a wise balance of rest and ministry in Japan.

Canada / 19 August 2019

Praise God for the results of mobilization mentorship in Canada. Three years ago, Melissa with the OMF Canada team piloted a short-term workers follow-up program helping them process their trip and discern next steps in their journey. Since then, 15 alumni have become key volunteers. Jimmy is developing this program further, expanding its scope to all who are seriously considering the call to missions. There are now 20 mentees and 5 mentors. Pray on for Spirit-guided discipleship. Pray also the development of appropriate materials.