PAOC Prayer - Your Update for the Week of June 15, 2020

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PAOC Prayer is a weekly communication of prayer requests sent from The PAOC International Office in Mississauga, Ont. To download a PDF version of PAOC Prayer, please click here.

Join us this week in praying for these specific needs in our nation, our world, and in our PAOC family of workers, both internationally and in Canada. If you have received this communication as a forwarded message and want to sign up for weekly prayer updates, click here.


ALBERTA
Pray for everyone impacted by the hailstorm and flash flooding that caused massive damage in the Calgary area on Saturday (June 13). Thousands of homes and vehicles were damaged at an estimated cost of $1 billion. Pray that God will comfort those in the affected areas, and that God will guide and provide for residents as they support one another and begin to clean up and restore their properties. Pray also that many people will have opportunities to hear and receive the gospel in the aftermath of this event.


REOPENING CHURCHES
Churches have been allowed to reopen around Canada while adhering to strict requirements in line with their size and location. Pray for wisdom for pastors and leaders as they and their staff prepare for services each week. Pray that, as people attend in-person and continue to participate online, many people will encounter God in a new, fresh and loving way and decide to follow Jesus, and that they will be empowered by His Spirit.


WORLDWIDE
Pray continually for God to intervene in the spread of COVID-19, which has infected almost 8,043,500, and killed nearly 439,500 people around the world.1 Pray for healing for those infected, and comfort for those who have lost loved ones. Ask God to strengthen and protect frontline and essential workers and to grant peace to their families who are concerned for them. Pray that, as many countries begin to ease restrictions, their economies will respond well and new infections will be limited. Pray for extra protection for people in developing countries who are already malnourished and more vulnerable to this disease. Pray also for the hundreds of PAOC global workers who have remained in the country of their calling, serving their communities and displaying the love of Christ in many new and unique COVID-19 ways.

1. World Health Organization (https://covid19.who.int/).

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