PRAISE: Staff are hired, campers are registering and the sun is shining!! Zack Barriage has joined camp full time, joining Tim Frey and Terry Ruegg. PRAY: Camp is about 80% full, so we pray that God is leading families and children to us as He sees fit. Pray for Admin Team and Pastoral Team as we prepare for summer program. Staff training begins in April! Summer comes quick.
PRAISE: For excellent connections with 6 of our geographic regional leaders last month. Fun birthday celebrations for Wyatt and Heath with non-Christian neighbors. We've found a local church to be a part of. PRAY: For continued healing of Gwenyth and Heath and their skin sensitivities. For discernment in choosing the right school for the kids. For Russ as he travels to South America to meet with 100+ digital leaders in the P2C network Apr 12-16.
PRAISE: We are facilitating a 5 session DVD series in two institutions entitled “Guardrails”. Very good response. We plan to begin this series in a third institution at the beginning of April. R,J,J&H are succeeding to grow in their relationship with the Lord Jesus despite their struggles with mental health issues. PRAY: S was released to a halfway house in Kingston last week. We remain in contact and he is planning to attend church with us. Pray for D that he will have victory in overcoming his condemning attitude of fellow
PRAISE: God has provided 3 applicants for a new position on our team. Pray for us as we select the right candidate. Our team has been discussing a book called Pursuing God's Will Together and it's led to many good and helpful conversations. We're almost done interviewing those who applied to be international interns next year. We're thankful for the different graduates God is leading to intern on our East Asia and Dessert Rain Stint teams. PRAY: There have been some leadership issues with our team of interns in North Africa. Pray for the team as the current leaders were asked to step down and the team regroups for their last 3 months in country. For all the students (just over 75) going on mission trips this summer - that God would provide the funds they need to go on these trips and prepare them spiritually for the ministry they will be doing. Pray for the new summer mission trips we are trying and the leaders who are leading these trips for the first time.
PRAISE: Les has been able to resume ministry and was asked to speak three Sundays in March at the Spanish church. Pastoral care and Senior’s ministry also resumed. PRAY: Les has an eye appointment in London April 11 to see about possible operation on second eye. A new Senior’s Bible study opportunity has opened up twice a month at St. Jacobs Place. Lots of pastoral care situations for the team to cover.