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Sat
Prayer Answered
Praise the Lord!
Pray that Christian Action’s photo exhibition being held at HK Polytechnic University (5 -12 September) and Plaza Hollywood (24 -28 September) will attract support for our services, inspiring people to respond to His call and join us to bring hope to the people we serve.
  2
Sun
Please pray for families living in public housing estates whose water has been affected by high levels of lead and our volunteers helping to carry clean water to them late at night. Also that the government would take appropriate steps to protect their people from poor building practices.
         
3
Mon
Twenty children from underprivileged families in our Integrated Employment Assistance programme were selected to receive free books at an upcoming charity book fair. Pray that they will feel embraced through the community network we are facilitating around them; and understand how great His love is.        4
Tue
Give Thanks!
A private organization is serving a free lunch every Thursday to children from our Mongkok Service Centre for new arrivals attending our summer holiday programme. Pray that more people will be moved to support our ministry to these children.  
         
5
Wed
Prayer Answered
Praise God!
We have secured funds to continue our services to ethnic minorities in the community. Pray for us as we strive to create inclusion for all regardless of race and ethnicity.  
  6
Thu
Prayer Answered
Give thanks!
Our Ministry Coordination Team has successfully executed the school based mentorship programme, enabling disadvantaged students to break the inter-generational poverty cycle and embrace Godly values in their lives.  
         
7
Fri
Hallelujah!
“Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come”. Luke 11:2
A prayer room opened at the Xining Social Welfare Institute adult care facility in July, by their own request. May God be with the residents and staff there.  
  8
Sat
Today our Training Services Division will organize activities to promote family relationships, community integration and goodwill as we empowering the job seekers.  May His name be glorified. 
         
9
Sun
Our Social Enterprise Division launched several green collection programmes this month.  Pray that we will receive more donations of used items for resale in our outlets; to finance our humanitarian services.        10
Mon
A young man whose sister was adopted from Xining Children’s Home recently completed a summer internship there. Pray for him as he shares his experience with others and encourages them to support our programmes through prayer and generous giving.
         
11
Tue
Prayer Answered
We successfully launched Christian Action’s 30th Anniversary website in July, focusing on the awesome work God has done over the years. Pray for CA as we serve the marginalized and displaced year after year.
  12
Wed
We are conducting an induction course for children who moved to Hong Kong less than a year ago. Pray that they will quickly adapt to life in Hong Kong including the local education system and language.     
         
13
Thu
Prayer Answered
A group of visitors have just returned home from a vision sharing tour to see different children’s homes in Qinghai.  Pray that our friends have realized the plight of the children and are moved to invest both spiritually and financially in their future.    
  14
Fri
Pray that our services to ethnic minorities who are facing drastic rental increases and are now seeking alternatives for the future.   
         
15
Sat
Prayer Answered
Praise God! Fei Fei, the little girl from Xining Children’s Home born without ears, returned home safely in July.  She has been fitted with a hearing aid. Pray that her growth, despite her physical handicap, will present a testimony of God’s love for the vulnerable and weak.
  16
Sun
Let’s pray for Christian Action UK.  That they will be empowered as we stand united in prayer. Pray that more supporters across the country will be moved to support our ministry in Qinghai.
         
17
Mon
Praise God!
Our bridging programme for new arrivals - “Growing Together” has extended its partnership to five more kindergartens. This programme is for families living in China whose children attend schools in Hong Kong. Pray that we provide more spiritual support to these families. 
  18
Tue
Our Social Enterprise Division will host the charity bazaar at a local hospital today.  Pray that more people from all walks of life will be inspired to support us through our green collection programme.     
         
19
Wed
Today is the Double Seven Festival (Chinese Valentine’s Day).  Pray that more people will come to embrace the Lord’s message of love and understand that “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” 1 John 4:8   20
Thu
Over the summer our Ministry Coordination Team organized a wide range of activities to build stronger relationships between mentors and mentees.  Pray that the mentees will learn that they need to seek God’s plan for their lives. Amen!
         
21
Fri
Praise God!
The latest issue of the “Friends of Qinghai Children” newsletter has been released. Pray that it not only brings our supporters programme updates; but connects more people to join. 
  22
Sat
Our IT team is working on the technical aspect of our 30th Anniversary charity dinner silent auction.  Pray that every element will be well planned and executed in order to run a smooth auction on the night. 
         
23
Sun
Praise God!  
Today marks the end of an art exhibition that displays art by refugees in Hong Kong. Pray for refugees as they struggle to express themselves in a community that does not embrace them.   
  24
Mon
Some summer holiday activities will be organized for youth in our Integrated Employment Assistance programme.  Pray that they will rebuild their self-confidence, interpersonal relationships and daily work skills through these activities.    
         
25
Tue
Ethnic minority youth experience great difficulty securing places at local tertiary education institutions because their Chinese language skills do not meet certain academic standards. Please pray that HK government implements policy changes to accommodate these youth.   26
Wed
Ji, a 15 year old girl from Hainan Children’s Home will come to Hong Kong for complicated hip surgery.  Pray that God will supply a caring and capable surgeon for her operation, and that she will be completely healed.
         
27
Thu
Summer holidays will end soon, and so will the summer internship programme in different divisions of Christian Action.  Pray that both the interns and CA benefit from the programme as a whole.      28
Fri
May God bless our staff working in humanitarian programmes in Hong Kong especially the foreign domestic helpers and refugees. Pray for courage and faith to overcome financial challenges and wisdom and guidance to optimize services using our very scarce resources.
         
29
Sat
Our Training Services Division will host a carnival at a public area of a public estate today.  Please pray that local residents will understand how important it is to improve themselves in order to pursue their dreams for a better life.   30
Sun
Praise God!
Last month a child adopted out of Xining Children’s Home returned for a visit with her forever family. This was her second visit since her adoption in 2001.  Pray that our ministry will continue to reap fruit and glorify His name.
         
31
Mon
As the new school year commences, please pray for all the students in our programmes across Hong Kong; that they will be refreshed and recharged after the summer holidays.   Please pray that the experience gained through our summer programmes and contact with our staff will stimulate their desire to know Christ as Lord and Saviour. “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”  Proverbs 22:6
            
     
         
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