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The All-Important Prayer Calendar!

Hey Gang –

One more thing before we take off:

I wanted to leave you with a prayer calendar so that you have some idea of our plans and what you can specifically pray for:

Thursday the 6th:
– Team departs Detroit Metro at 7:00 p.m. with our first stop in Amsterdam.
– Pray for safe travel and good rest on the plane.
– Pray for Renee!

Friday the 7th:
– Pray for continued safe travel and for quick acclimation, as we begin to experience India and its many differences from our own culture.
Remember that India is 10.5 hours ahead of Detroit Time.
– Pray for Chris!

Saturday the 8th:
– As you are getting ready for bed on Friday night, we’ll be boarding a plane for the last leg of our trip!
– We arrive in Rajahmundry around noon (10:30 PM EST) to be greeted by the children and staff of CEM. The kids are getting a half day off from school to greet us!
– Please pray that we will have a blessed time reuniting with Jaya, his family, orphans and staff and that we’ll get a good night’s rest!
– Pray also for Greg!

Sunday the 9th:
– Pray that as we worship God on this day with the Way of Life Church that He will strengthen us and prepare our hearts to do His work over the next few strenuous days.
– We’ll spend a lot of time connecting with the GCH kids in the afternoon.
– Pray for the pastors who will make their way to the campus for a time of encouragement and learning.
– Pray for Holly!

Monday the 10th:
– Today the team will be working on several fronts, including JEMS and visiting the clinic.
– Some of us will be teaching, others will be connecting and building relationships with local community leaders
– Pray for the teachers as we teach across language and cultural barriers.
– Pray especially for Jake!

Tuesday the 11th:
– Today the team continues to work in all areas of CEM
– Pray for the JEMS, the Sewing School and for our sharing time with the orphans!
– Pray also for Jill!

Wednesday the 12th:
– Another day of working alongside the CEM staff in all areas of ministry.
– Pray for the Clinic and for the construction that will soon begin on a permanent medical facility!
– Pray for Jim!

Thursday the 13th:
– Our final full day with Jaya, the CEM ministry team, and the children!
– Pray for The Team as we finish our projects.
– Pray specifically for Sarah!

Friday the 14th:
– Today the team says their final goodbyes (that is the hardest part!) and gets on a plane for the first leg of our trip home.
– We’ll play “tourist” for a few hours in Hyderabad.
– Pray for health, for rest, for joy and unity as a team, and for strength to begin the long flight home early Saturday morning.
– Pray for our families, who have supported us and are undoubtedly ready to get us back home!
– Also pray for an extra measure of grace as we say our goodbyes to the kids!

Saturday the 15th:
– Pray for continued protection and blessing as we complete the trip home, and that God will help us find the right words to express what He has done in and through us during this awesome trip!

Thanks so much for your support and prayers! You’ll hear from us soon!

~ Chris for the Team

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