Prayer Requests

We “ought always to pray and not give up.”

Please pray for Gospel-centered community development in the Parker Street neighborhood. Below are requests in a calendar format so we can pray together as a community.

January

Volunteers for academic enrichment program throughout the year

That we would learn to be peacemakers — and willing to overlook offenses

That staff would see gifts of Grace throughout our days and discover the power of gratitude to God

February

Residents’ love for neighborhood to grow

Safety for neighborhood residents and staff

March

Families moving toward stability in housing, health, finances, jobs, education

Wisdom and energy as we advocate for our neighborhood

April

Relationship-building fun at neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt

Praise the Lord! He is risen!

May

Sufficient support (donors, volunteers, advocates, pray-ers) for the work of transforming this impoverished neighborhood

That we would not grow weary in doing good!

Faithfulness in communicating the Gospel in all our relationships

June

Academic progress for Summer-Bridge campers

Volunteers to lead enrichment classes

Wisdom and energy as we advocate for our neighborhood

July

Fun at Summer Splash

Students equipped for school with backpacks and uniforms

Safety for field trips

August

Volunteers to support neighborhood beautification and restoration efforts

National Night Out at the Movies — Fun for neighborhood families

September

Vision and clarity for staff in understanding and serving neighbors well

Early identification and proper interventions for students at risk of failing

Effectiveness in partnering with area schools and parents

October

Wisdom and energy for those advocating for residents in many areas throughout year

Skilled and unskilled volunteers to assist with home renovations, repairs, and neighborhood beautification

November

Fun and fellowship at Fall Festival

Stabilization of three households through their renovation and sale in 2015-2016

Thank God for the work He has already done!

December

Family units strengthened by the gift of giving at Neighborhood Christmas Store

That we would be able to help bridge the Digital Divide in a meaningful way

If you engage in these prayers and would like even more specific requests, you can be part of our volunteer-led prayer champion group. Let Tara know at prayforpsm@gmail.com