Zambia

For the Lord loves justice, he will never abandon his faithful ones.

Greetings to our Prayer Warriors,

UK

George Snyman has been invited to travel to the UK from the 4th to the 16th of this October.

Pray for God's grace, wisdom and discernment as he speaks in churches and meets with people. Pray that all who hear him will have an open heart to God's message of love for poor and vulnerable children.

Pray for travelling mercies for George and that his health will be protected.

 

ZAMBIA

Pray for our Service Center and Regional Support Team members from around Africa as they come together in Zambia from 21st to 24th October. 

Pray that they will be lead by the Spirit and the work will be forwarded out of this time spent together.

 

Please pray for the vision trip for church leaders from Canada and America which George Snyman will be leading the first week of November. They will spend time together in Zambia and Malawi. Pray that God will prepare the hearts of those coming on the trip and prepare the way for them to connect with and be an encouragement to our communities.

 

NIGERIA

In October a team from our Hands at Work Hub in South Africa will be going to Nigeria to support our Service Centre.

Pray for their health and safety. That they will build relationships and be guided by God’s wisdom in all their decisions.

 

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC CONGO

 Zambian Regional Support Team are doing training and supporting the Service Centre in the Democratic Republic Congo.

As this is a very volatile area with many challenges please pray for their safety, building relationships and wisdom in their work.  

Pray for God's justice to reign and for his faithful ones to be protected as it says in Psalm 37v28:

 

                                                For the Lord loves justice, 

                                                                                he will never abandon his faithful ones.

                                                               They will be protected forever.           

 

Training for Walking with Wounded Children

Greetings in Jesus’ Name to all who faithfully intercede for vulnerable children.

This week please pray for:

WALKING WITH WOUNDED CHILDREN IN ZAMBIA. 

  1. The team of facilitators: Reuben, Boyd, Mayowa, Juliet and Killion, as they present in Zambia. Pray for strength and perseverance.
  2. That Care Workers who will be blessed by this training to give loving care to the children and to have hearts of compassion.
  3. For the mentors and observes of the program.
  4. For Blessings, Towela and Robyn who are serving in the Service Centres.
  5. Traveling mercies for the six days of travelling to and from Mulanga.
  6. Preparations for the second training course in Kabwe starting 21 March.

 Thank you for your prayers and thoughts, be blessed this week.

Oumie.

Opening Windows where Doors are Closed

Greetings to all in Jesus’ name,
 
2012 is turning out to be a very busy year, with many big changes that will require your prayers and consideration!
 
-          Hands at Work has been aiming to do more expansion into Nigeria, but there are many obstacles to overcome before this happens. Land purchase for care centers is proving difficult with Nigeria’s cramped landscapes, and the workers there are facing legal and financial opposition. Please pray that God will open windows where doors are closed in this situation.
 
-          More development with South African and Zambian care centers is planned, as well as construction of homes for Hands volunteers, but we are lacking people resources and management to do so. Please pray that God will “send out workers into His harvest field” (Matthew 9:38)
 
-          Celebrations in Zambia is coming up at the end of April, and we are facing burdens financially and travel for so many people is often dangerous. Pray for God’s blessing over this event, as it is a time where representation from all Hands communities can come together and celebrate what He has done for us, and look forward to what He will bring forth.
 
Thank you all for your support in what we do – prayer warriors are so essential to any organization that looks to bring His glory!
 
Be blessed,
Oumie

 

Prayer for those serving in Zambia

A note from Zambia:

Hi,

To all who have recieved him and are called children of the most High God, what a priveledge we have.
We are asking you to stand with us in prayers as we go and do training in Kalende community with the care workers starting tomorrow. 

May the good Lord be with you all, as we are together and learn from one another in going deeper with Christ and our nieghbours.

Stay blessed.

Juliet.

Also, a prayer request just came in for 2 people in our Luanshya, Zambia Service Centre team, Paul (our accountant) and Wilbroad (who works with our community schools). They both have malaria now. Please pray for strength and healing for them – and a quick recovery.

Prayer for Hands SA and Zambia Training

Greetings to all our friends and family. Trusting you are all keeping well.  

“The Lord heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.”    - Psalm. 147v3

We thank all our faithful Prayer Warriors for their commitment to intercede for all the workers and children.

Praise Report:
Granny Bethanya and her granddaughter Buhle were so thankful for many donations given to them after they tragically lost all their possessions. They stayed in Cork, S. Africa .

Please pray for:
Hands at Work in South Africa
Hands at Work is starting a new office in South Africa. Their aim is the same as the UK, Canada, USA and Australia, to challenge the Church outside of the communities where we work to also get involved in caring for the orphaned and vulnerable.

Please pray for a strong management team to run the day-to-day activities of the Hands South Africa office. They are looking for passionate and skilled individuals from anywhere in South Africa to join.

Training in Zambia
During September this year there will be further training in Zambia for the selection of future leaders for Hands at Work. Community leaders from Zimbabwe and Malawi will also attend.

Please pray that the right leaders will be identified and that they will be committed to the work of Hands. As there will be much responsibilities on these leaders we really need God's guidance.

God bless you,
Oumie. 

His faithful ones

Greetings Prayer Warriors 

For the Lord loves the just and will not forsake His faithful ones. They will be protected forever.  Psalm 37:28

Thank you so much for your prayers for the family and friends of Hands. Bind us together Lord, bind us together in love.

Today we need prayer for:

Nello Regusa (Hopes and Dreams) Australia - He has had a total hip replacement. Pray for complete healing and strength for mobility.

ZAMBIA 

For the bookkeepers, Mary and Luckson, as they learn new ways to keep their books and do the finances for their service centers.

DRC

Mentoring  George (field  coordinator) and Ruth (administrator) to be able to be effective in the service center. Several communities where there is huge potential for growth  this year.Pray that the churches will take on the Biblical mandate to care for the orphans and widows and that the care workers will have the heart for it.

NIGERIA

Pray for a bank account to be opened in Lagos. This is urgently needed. Pray  for favour with the Nigerian International Affairs Office in regard to Hands Family and partners having an open door to come to Nigeria.

Pray for long term intensive training for volunteers. Pray that the right leaders will be identified, pray for volunteers that will have compassion for the orphans and wisdom to identify those in need. As to date we have no funds available and trust for financial aid required for the training.

 

In God we trust.

Be blessed

Oumie.