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Volunteers from Campus Lutheran Church in Columbia, MO will spend July 4-22 in Alaska, leading Vacation Bible School outreach ministries in Sterling and Anchor Point. By following this blog you can keep up-to-date with the VBS teams and learn how God is at work on the Kenai Peninsula.
Prayer Itinerary for
Campus Lutheran Alaska Mission Team
July 4th – July 22 nd, 2019
We invite you to pray daily with us and for us as we lead Vacation Bible School ministries on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. We value your presence with us in thought and prayer.
“Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went.” – Acts 8:4
MONDAY, JULY 8:
-Pray that God would grant our team cooperation, ambition, and teamwork while we work hard to serve the children and families of Sterling and Anchor Point.
-Pray for AMC: the organization that serves the state of Alaska through various missions.
TUESDAY, JULY 9:
-Pray that as we meet new people, our actions and words would be reflections of Christ and that others would be strengthened and encouraged by us.
-Pray for Bill and Roberta Hilgendorf: Our Sterling hosts that have graciously opened their home despite the hard losses their family has suffered this last year.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10:
-Pray that as we help others learn more about Jesus, we also continue to grow in His word.
-Pray for the Sterling Lutheran Church and the community it serves.
THURSDAY, JULY 11:
-Pray that, in the flurry of events and opportunities upon us, we continue to remember the true meaning of being a servant and follower of Jesus.
-Pray for team member MaryAnne Wolfmeyer
FRIDAY, JULY 12:
-Pray that God consistently extends His love through our thoughts, works, and prayers.
-Pray for team member Hannah Nacarato
SATURDAY, JULY 13:
-Pray for our team that we may support, love, and build each other up during our time of service.
-Pray for Darlene and Carl Lilienkamp: hosts for AMC home base in Anchorage for teams coming and going.
SUNDAY, JULY 14:
-Pray for our time of worship and fellowship with our hosts, that we may be filled with the Holy Spirit and be focused on the word.
-Pray for Jan Bruick: Volunteer coordinator for AMC. Her responsibilities include preparing teams for the differences in the cultures and surroundings in which we will be immersed.
MONDAY, JULY 15:
-Pray for our introduction and adaptability into a new setting.
-Pray for team member Bryan Ross
TUESDAY, JULY 16:
-Pray for patience and stamina as we serve in our “new home” for the week.
-Pray for team member Luke Lilienkamp
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17:
-Pray that our hearts and minds are focused on servanthood so that God will use us in His ministry for His will.
-Pray for team member Amy Zimmerschied
THURSDAY, JULY 18:
-Pray that we may continue to adapt and be flexible to all challenges and changes we may face.
-Pray for team member Jenna Bohler
FRIDAY, JULY 19:
-Pray for the Holy Spirit’s presence as we share the story of Jesus.
-Pray for Ruhiyyih and John Baker: Deaconess and leader of our partner church in Homer who act as hosts while we serve in Anchor Point.
SATURDAY, JULY 20:
-Pray for good health and safety as we travel from Anchor Point to Anchorage and will likely drive through smoke and haze from the wildfires.
-Pray for the communities of Anchor Point and Homer.
SUNDAY, JULY 21:
-Pray that God will continue to guide and encourage the ministries of the churches all over Alaska.
-Pray for Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Anchorage as it continues to be a home base and support system for mission teams coming and going.
MONDAY, JULY 22:
-Pray for our congregation at Campus Lutheran Church in Columbia, MO and our supporters.
-We thank God for your sincere prayers and daily support! Your financial gifts have been a wonderful blessing. We appreciate your participation in this meaningful journey! We are blessed to have had you as a part of our team. Without you, our trip would have been impossible.
-All praise and glory be given to God alone!