Posts from August 2014

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Prayer Focus for San Marino – Sunday, August 31

by Cindy Riggle

San Marino, Europe: The Sammarinese are Catholic by tradition and culture, but most give only lip service to the Church and are very materialistic. Increasing numbers reject their religious heritage altogether, with smaller numbers of JWs, a small group of Baha’i, a few Waldensians and a scattering of people from other faith backgrounds. Pray that […]

Christian Education Classes – Fall 2014

by Cindy Riggle

Christian Education – Fall 2014 Sundays from 11:15 – 12:15 September 7 through November 30, 2014   Preschool (Ages 2–4) Preschoolers learn about God’s thrilling rescue of Israel from Egypt and how the Old Testament points to the Savior. Taught by Phillip and Bridget DiBella with Assistant Elena Mourad Younger Elementary (Grades K–3) Children learn […]

Prayer Focus for Samoa – Sunday, August 24

by Cindy Riggle

Samoa, Pacific: The growth of evangelicals is encouraging – through renewal movements in mainline churches as well as through newer groups, especially Pentecostals/charismatics. This growth parallels a major decline in traditional denominations. Pentecostals/charismatics and other evangelical agencies, such as Youth for Christ, are met with opposition, particularly from some mainline denominations. Pray for harmony between […]

Prayer Focus for St Pierre & Miquelon – Sunday, August 10

by Cindy Riggle

St. Pierre and Miquelon, North America: There are no longer any evangelical groups. The Baptists and AoG have both withdrawn from this hard field. While there may be a few private believers, there is no longer a formal evangelical or even Protestant presence in the islands. www.operationworld.org    

Prayer Focus for St. Martin – Sunday, August 3

by Cindy Riggle

St. Martin, Caribbean: A variety of churches serves the French, American and Caribbean populations. Many provide church services for holidaymakers as well as locals. Pray for unity and cooperation among the diverse denominations in this place where spiritual apathy is a much greater rival than other denominations. www.operationworld.org