Corona Presbyterian Church recently added 11 new members. Another couple is transferring their membership to the church. Four families have been attending regularly and two new families attended worship last week. Pray that long-time visitors will become members. Praise the Lord for this recent growth in the congregation. Continue to pray with them that the Lord will also bring unbelievers to himself. Last week marked the beginning of children’s Sunday school. Pray that this will be a blessing to the children and their families. A new Bible study is beginning in Riverside, California. Pray that this will lead to a daughter church in God’s time. Pray for the three men in leadership training as they study the Westminster Confession of Faith
Two people are wrapping up a membership class, and a family that recently moved to the area has begun attending regularly. Pastor Bennett has asked you to pray that Neon Reformed Presbyterian Church will be able to organize by 2020. While the congregation is not ready yet, he and others are encouraged by slow, but steady growth over the last few years as well as increased giving. A fair amount of the growth has come as students from Alice Lloyd College begin attending worship after meeting Pastor Bennett as he regularly leads a Bible study there. He and one other man also regularly evangelize students on campus. Pray for continued growth, both at the college and from within the community.
Resurrection Presbyterian Church has been encouraged by good contacts in the community, and several families have begun attending regularly. Plans are being made to have several organized activities this spring to assist members in evangelizing in ordinary and organic ways. Pray that the Lord will make these efforts fruitful. In addition to three ruling elders from the mother church, a fourth man is in officer training. The congregation has been able to meet several diaconal opportunities, but there are currently no deacons. Pray that the Lord will raise up men in his time to lead the congregation in ministries of mercy. Pray too that the Lord will provide musicians as the congregation’s only pianist recently had a baby. Praise God for
After beginning in the back yard of Bradney Lopez’s parents home, Iglesia Uno Reformada OPC has met for several years in a second floor schoolroom. Praise the Lord for provision of a first floor room that will be more accessible to several elderly members of the congregation. Pray that efforts to prepare the room for use will soon be completed. Members of the congregation regularly enjoy times of fellowship. Each week, members gather for Bible study and prayer. Pray that the Lord will bring more people into the congregation, and that he will provide opportunities for evangelism and outreach. Continue to pray for recovery for the island, which continues to suffer the effects of Hurricane Maria which hit last September.
Praise the Lord for growth at Coeur d’Alene Reformed Church after seeing several regularly attending families leave last year. Two couples will join the congregation next Sunday, four families are transferring their membership after moving into the area, and two more families will soon be interviewed for membership. Praise the Lord for spiritual growth also. Four young people will soon make profession of faith. Pastor Graves continues to hold a Bible study each week, and he has been regularly hiking with one man with whom he has been able to have many spiritual conversations. Four men are in officer training. A building committee was recently formed. Pray that they will be able to find a new location that will allow for evening worship and