HOLD THE ROPE for the week of March 8, 2021

Thank and praise the Lord for –

·        Last week’s TCE Level 1 students and classes – most Wordless Book 

           practicums went well

·        The chapter’s virtual Good News Clubs that continue to do well – 

          kids so often have such great insights

·        A pastor who publicly encouraged his church family to check out our new 

        feature, “Missions Ignite!”

·        The extreme business of our recent and future weeks – He gives strength  

           to bring us through

Pray with me for –

·        The children and families of our virtual Good News Clubs – may we be an 

            encouragement to them all

·        The chapter’s local committee as they meet on Tuesday evening by telephone

·         Al Blackburn – continued healing and strengthening

·        Strength as we meet the demands of this week – TCE, Good News Club,

         Committee meeting, a state-wide Zoom meeting, normal office chores, 

         study and more

·        The outworking of details for the April 3 Easter escape adventure – 

          we are waiting on the printing of postcards for a mailing

·        March’s financial needs – in order to comply with CEF USA policy, we will need

        gifts totaling $9,500 by March 30 in order to meet all budgeted obligations  – 

       He is always able!  If you would like to share in this ministry – 

        go to www.cef3rivers.org and click on the “Donate Now” button –thank you.

·        Our state director, Katrina, asking the Lord to help her keep strong in  focus 

        – she has a huge job overseeing the chapters and camp throughout the state

           running well and at maximum effort

·        Ruth Johnson and her son Lex

·        The families we are having weekly contact with – we sincerely desire 

         to be a help and encouragement to them

·        The CEF leadership at CEF IHQ – may they be godly men and women focused

        upon the Lord Jesus and seeking to make this international ministry glorifying 

         to Him and beneficial to children and families; pray too our newly appointed 

          executive vice president, Moises Esteves

·        Children of North Korea

·        One of our local committee members who just tested positive for Covid

·        Our dear ministry partners (volunteers, donors, prayer partners) and thank the

          Lord for this vital group of believers

·        Continued healing for John Fernlund, the Wisconsin son of Dr. Jay Fernlund

Our chapter has adopted a motto for 2021 – 

Continue steadfastly in prayer” – Colossians 4:2.  Oh how important 

prayer is to the Christian’s life and ministry.  Thank you for taking time

 to speak to our Heavenly Father on our behalf.  Blessings - Mike


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