Prayer items 祷告事项

感恩及代祷事项 (2017年11-12月):Pray-Together

感谢神:
ο 眷顾保守官会督与会督娘所有的行程平安顺利及牧者领袖们忠心耿耿执行任务。
ο 在各牧区堂会和布道所全力以赴之支持下,年会的经济需求得供应。
ο 颂恩堂在过去廿年来蒙祂带领并于10/09欢庆廿周年感恩庆典。
ο 第二次牧区议会圆满进行及在各个教区的牧区堂会和布道所顺利选出新届执事。
ο 所有2017年度的真道事奉和宣教学院课程皆顺利进行。
ο 牧职部和执行部的同心合一,于6-7/10圆满召开会议。
ο 供给Morley布道所之建堂基金。

祈求
年会 -祷告:
• 上帝继续带领和指引所有牧者们在2017年执行所委托的事奉并传讲教导今年主题“转化教会,改变社体”。
• 所有年会的牧区堂会/布道所都重视祷告和禁食。
• 所有卫理公会的堂会/布道所抓紧建立门徒的异象,并且参与宣教的行列及成立立约小组。
• 主呼召年青人在真道事奉和宣教学院课程上装备自己,以便在神的国度里成为本处传道和全职工人。
• 上帝亲自供应好的租户居住卫理大厦尚余下出租的房间。
• 神供应宣教部在本地及海外事工所需要的款项。祷告神的子民继续参与并支持每日1元的宣教基金。
• 卫理医疗和宣教团队所需的资金及其事工,帮助和接触国家如柬埔寨,尼泊尔和巴布亚新几内亚的贫困人民。

牧区堂会–祷告:
• 所有牧区堂会/布道所在2017年能与年议会齐心去落实年会通过的所有的计划。
• 感恩堂、 圣恩堂、和信恩堂尚需的建堂款项。
• 所有被委派至各牧区堂会/布道所的牧者们都能尽心竭力牧养治理教会。会众
积极参与教会的服事并慷慨解囊各堂会经济的需求。

年会牧者与家庭–祷告
• 牧者们有健康的身心灵。求神使用祂的仆人来牧养祂的子民并扩展祂的国度。
• 官佰全会督和会督娘有健壮的体力与充沛的恩典及精力来应付诸多的事奉。
• 三位教区长林宝强牧师、林忠傧牧师及雷少康牧师都有从神而来的恩典、智慧
来安排各教区的事工。
• 为着在宣教区巴布新几内亚服事的吴庆明牧师、蔡晓明传道及师母、官清义姐妹、
陈美华牧师,王涛传道及师母和所有弟兄姐妹的安全及健康祷告。
•  为杨小琳传道在所罗门岛屿布道所之事奉祷告。
• 神亲自医治官佰威牧师及周家熹牧师。
• 神亲自医治彭能顺师母、夏长华师母、苏本仁师母及洪南明师母。
• 所有赴第十六届年议会议会的牧者和代表们以预备心来寻求主的面,且明了会
议中所作的任何议决皆为了上帝的国度和祂子民的益处。
• 年议会各部的规划,不仅得以采取,而且各牧区堂会和布道所也将于明年落实和
执行其计划。
• 年会派司部在祷告中拥有洞察力来委派适合的牧者前往各个不同的堂会和布道所。
• 年会牧职部得以根据需要作出与所有牧者有关的决定。
• 主办此届年会之感恩堂的委员们,一切安排都能毫无阻拦,团结合一,顺畅进行。
• 于02/12 Morley布道所举行一个富有纪念性的献堂感恩崇拜。届时也有按立副牧、
长牧典礼。
• 28-30/11传道师退修会邀请纽西兰基督教华人卫理公会宣教议会监理龚紫阳牧师
(博士)担任主题讲及年会开幕礼讲员。年会闭幕礼将由刘世尧牧师传讲。祷告
所有参与的传道人、神学生和本处传道都带著受教之心赴会。
• 为年议会闭幕崇拜的流程顺畅和带来额外祝福。
• 为30/11-03/12举办的全澳卫理青年大会所邀请之讲员和参与者,也为美好气候
代祷。

 
THANKSGIVING
Thank God for:
o all the safe travel of Bishop and Kim, and for all the Pastors & Leaders in their faithful labor in carrying out their various ministries faithfully.
o meeting all the financial needs of the Annual Conference having the full support from all the local churches and preaching centers.
o for guiding and leading Praise MC’s for the past 20 years with the 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held on 10 September.
o all the 2ndLocal Conferences that had been carried out smoothly including the election of the new stewards for the LCEC in the various Districts for the Local Churches & Preaching Centers.
o all the smooth running of all the LAMM courses for the year 2017.
o for the unity of Board on the ministry members and Executive Board members and for the meetings carried out smoothly on 6 & 7 October.
o providing all the building fund for Morley Preaching Center.

SUPPLICATION
CMCA – Pray for:

o God’s to continue to lead and guide all the Pastors to carry out the various ministries entrusted to them in the new year 2017 to preach and teach on the theme of “Reforming the Church, Transforming the Community”.
o All the CMCA local churches / preaching centers to keep focusing on the importance of prayer and fasting.
o All the Local Churches / Preaching Centers to catch on the vision of Disciple making, and their involvement in Missions, and to form Covenant Disciple Groups.
o More young people to take up LAMM Courses to equip themselves to be local preachers, or to be fulltime workers in God’s Kingdom.
o God to provide good tenants for the several vacant rooms in the Methodist House.
o The Lord to provide the monthly expenses of Board of Missions for mission work around Australia and overseas. Pray that His people will continue to support and give $1 a day to the Mission fund.
o the fund needed for the Methodist Medical & Mission ministries and mission work in helping and reaching out to those underprivileged in countries like Cambodia, Nepal & PNG.

Local Churches – Pray for:
o All the local churches/ preaching centers to work together with the Annual Conference to implement all the plans adopted by the Conference for 2017.
o The building fund required for the Grace Methodist Church, Holy Methodist Church, and Faith Methodist Church.
o All the pastors to serve faithfully in the local church or preaching center that he or she has been appointed. The members to give generously towards the various funds for ministries in the local churches.

CMCA Pastors and their families – Pray for:
o The physical, mental and spiritual well-being of all the pastors. Pray for God to use his servants to minister to His people and to further God’s Kingdom.
o Bishop Kwang & Kim for good health, and sufficient grace and strength for safe travel and to cope with the many ministries engagement.
o Our 3 District Superintendents, Rev. Milton Nee, Rev. Tiong Ting Ling and Rev. Alexis Lui for grace, wisdom and strength to co-ordinate the ministries in each District.
o Rev. King Ming Wu, Rev. Mei Hua Chan and Pastor Xiao Min Cai & his wife, Vanessa, Pastor Stephen Wang & his wife Maggie who are serving in our Mission District in PNG and all the brothers and sisters in PNG. Please pray for protection and good health.
o Pastor Esther Yung serving in Solomon Islands Preaching Centre.
o Rev. Peck Kui Kwang and for Rev.Elijah for God’s healing.
o Mrs. Laura Su, Mrs. Pang, Mrs. Ha and Mrs. Dorothy Ang for God’s healing.
o all the Ministerial and Lay Delegates coming to the 16th AC Session that all of us come prepare to contribute and seek the Lord to help us that any issues and any decisions the AC Session made is for the benefit of God’s Kingdom and His people.
o the planning of all the various Boards that the AC Session not only adopt the plans propose but the Local Churches and preaching Centers will also implement and carry out the plans in the coming year.
o the Board of Appointment in appointing the Pastors to the various Local churches and preaching Center that as we pray, the Board will discern which Pastor(s) is best suited to be appointed to the various Local Churches and Preaching Centers.
o the Board on the Ministry as the Board will have to make decisions as required relating to all our Pastors.
o the Grace MC AC Session Organizing Committee that all arrangements can be carry up smoothly without hassle and they will work together in unity.
o a smooth and memorable Thanksgiving and Church Building Dedication Service of Morley Preaching Center, and also the Ordination of Deacon(s) and Elder(s) on 2 December.
o the Pastors Retreat from 28 to 30 November . Rev. Dr. Adrian King, Superintendent of CMCNZ Mission Conference, will be our theme speaker and the opening AC Session speaker. Rev.Thomas Lau will be our AC Session closing service speaker. Pray that all the Pastors, theological Students and Local Preachers will come with a teachable heart.
o for a smooth and blessed AC Session closing service.
o the AMYC from 30 November to 3 December. For the speakers and participants, for good weather too.

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