Posts from September 2013

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Prayer Focus for Mauritania, Africa – September 29, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Expatriate Christians in Mauritania are few. Most are from various West African countries working at menial jobs, although some work as professionals. Others work in diplomatic services, development and commerce. Expatriate Protestants are petitioning the government for legal protection from sporadic police harassment in certain precincts. Expatriates suspected of proselytizing Mauritanians are subject to harassment, […]

Prayer Focus for Martinique – September 22, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Martinique, Caribbean: The legacy of slavery remains strong in Martinique, as with its sister department, Guadeloupe. The white minority controls a disproportionate amount of the economy and land, while many Creole find themselves increasingly hard-pressed due to high costs of living. The protests and riots of 2009 show deep needs for reconciliation and for society […]

Crossroads Youth Schedule – July through December 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Crossroads Youth Schedule 20 Jul  – Pool Party 10 Aug  – PW County Fair 24 Aug  – Pool Party 7 Sep  – Rafting 8 Sep  – SNL 14 Sep  – BGC Work Day 22 Sep  – SNL 29 Sep  – Fellowship Lunch 5 Oct  – Trip to Belvedere  Plantation 6 Oct  – SNL 19 Oct  […]

Prayer Focus for Malta – September 15, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

The most religious nation in Europe, Malta has deeply Catholic sensibilities. The majority regularly attend mass and over 80% feel that their religion is important to them. However, not many Maltese enjoy a personal walk with the living Lord Jesus. Pray that their strong religious tradition may serve as a door into and not a […]

Care Groups – Fall 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Care Groups ~ Fall 2013   Each week, these small groups gather in homes for prayer, fellowship, and Bible study. The following is the current listing of Care Groups and what each group is studying. Please call the care group leader for more information.   Dumfries/Woodbridge Area – Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. Is your prayer […]

Prayer Focus for Mali – September 8, 2013

by Cindy Riggle

Mali’s socio-economic quandary is sobering. It is one of the poorest nations on earth, with people making on average $1.5US/day. Cotton growing employs one-third of the population but is highly vulnerable to world market fluctuations and competing growers elsewhere. Functional literacy is low and secondary school enrolment is under 20%. About one-fifth of children will […]