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Fri
Our Seasons of Love Charity Drive: Home.Sweet Home is in full swing till the end of January.  May God uplift our street promotional team despite the cold winter; and their efforts to be blessed that may sustain our ministries in both Hong Kong and Qinghai.      2
Sat
Say thanks.
50 kids from our New Arrival Mongkok Service Centre will be sponsored to enjoy an eco-visit at Zero Carbon World today. Pray that all participants feel cherished and loved by the community. 
         
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Sun
Today sees one of the last public sessions organized by Hong Kong Gospel 2017; in which Mrs. Cheung-Ang Siew Mei, our Executive Director, being a member in the organizing committee. She is one of the MCs of the event. Throughout 2017, a series of worships, prayer gatherings and Sunday services were run bilingually.  Pray that all Christians would be united as one Body to spread His message further and wider and many will receive Christ that day.     4
Mon
Christian Action (CA) will host a charity dinner: In God’s Plan today.  May God connect more like-minded supporters to embrace our Qinghai programme whom will be deeply touched by the personal sharings of those two ‘Back to Serve’ ambassadors. The participants will get inspired and reach deep into their pockets to support the needy and impoverished children on the Tibetan Plateau.
         
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Tue
Last Sunday we held a carnival in Kwun Tong which was jointly sponsored by Kwun Tong District Council and Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education.  Pray that we strive to play a proactive role in promoting community cohesion through the established community network.    6
Wed
Answered prayer
Hallelujah!  Christian Action’s Qinghai Office has been granted foreign NGO status in Qinghai, the very first registration in the province.  Pray that our collaboration with the provincial government flourish to bless even more vulnerable and disabled children there.  
         
7
Thu
Our Ethnic Minorities Integrated Services Woosung Street Centre will co-organize a promotional exhibition cum street performance at Star Ferry Pier Tsimshatsui this Sunday afternoon.  Pray that we continue to play an active role in helping the ethnic minorities clients more readily to get integrated into greater Hong Kong’s community.   8
Fri
Today is CA’s annual Christmas party.  Pray that all board members and staff are able to relax and sing “Hosanna! Hosanna!” to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and our Saviour whom we look to and rely on. 
         
9
Sat
Today our Integrated Employment Assistance Programme Sau Mau Ping Service Centre will conduct an activity sponsored by Kwun Tong District Council that provides info on local resources and fun time for the neighbours.  Pray that our service will empower the deprived and improve community integration.   10
Sun
Sponsored by North District Council, Sheung Shui Centre will organize an excursion to Cheung Chau for 25 new arrival families today who may be constrained to their homes for financial reason. Pray that they will enjoy the event and feel loved and cherished to adapt quickly to a new homeland in Hong Kong. 
         
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Mon
Yesterday Ministry Coordination Team co-organized a barter trade event with a local church in Long Ping Centre.  Pray that we help instill the idea of environmental protection and foster the community cohesion through our service.    12
Tue
Today Social Enterprise Division will launch a charity sale: 隨意配搭 穿出自我 X Christian Action Charity Drive (a.k.a. My Way: Mix-and-Match) at Kwai Chung Hospital.  Pray that our goodwill will be spread over the territory and CA will stand out as light to the city bringing out the God-colours to the world. Amen!
         
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Wed
Answered prayer
Praise God.
This Friday will see the closing ceremony of “Embrace the Elegant Life” 《擁抱「資芳」生活》, an initiative funded by the Women’s Commission and hosted by our Training Services Division from August.  The beneficiaries will personally share how they have been equipped to pursue their dreams through our service.   
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Thu
Tomorrow five woman clients from New Arrivals Mongkok Service Centre will volunteer to set up booth for charity sale selling their DIY items and our Seasons of Love Charity Drive: Home.Sweet Home cookies in the office of a corporate partner.  Pray that more service users will understand the conviction: it is more blessed to give than to receive.
         
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Fri
Hooray!
Our florist The Olive Leaf will be opened at Tsuen Wan West MTR station this month!   Pray that CA will continue to diversify the income sources to sustain our charity services in different areas.    
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Sat
Our Ministry Coordination Team will invite 50 mentees under its mentorship programme together with their families for an outing to Lamma Island today.  Pray that all participants treasure the precious family time and gradually be motivated to follow Jesus Christ after joining our activities.
         
17
Sun
80 secondary school students in Kwun Tong participated in various poverty experiential activities under the programme “深知你心” (i.e understanding of your innermost self) which was implemented by Youth Development Service Team in December.  Pray that the young generation will become more sensitive and merciful to the plight of the underprivileged; and indirectly raise their resilience to adversity.      18
Mon
May God bless our efforts to serve job seekers and those seeking career advancement as we have run several training info days about floristry, catering and housekeeping in Kowloon East and New Territories this month. Pray that our dynamic vocational training programmes will be enriching and bring them closer to fulfil their dreams.
         
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Tue
Since mid-December, our Ethnic Minorities Service Team in Tuen Mun SHINE Centre has been collaborating with other NGOs on a campaign known as “Good morning, Tuen Mun”: encouraging people to greet each other regardless of their races or ethnicities.  Pray that we strive to partner with different stakeholders to facilitate community inclusion across the city.     20
Wed
Praise God!
We secured funding from a private corporation to support the medical treatments for four teenagers from Qinghai community who suffer from severe diseases.  Pray for their successful and steady recovery upon proper treatments; and we strive to improve the general welfare of the poor children on the Tibetan Plateau. 
         
21
Thu
Our Migrant Domestic Workers Programme team is still looking for an alternative site for one of its shelters with a tight budget.  Pray that the centre users facing hard time will find His comfort, presence and provision through our effort. Amen!     22
Fri
Christian Action Asia (U.S.A) is launching its Christmas Holiday Mailing Campaign 2017. 
Pray for an enthusiastic response when we garner financial and spiritual support from the States to back up CA’s “Back to Serve” in Qinghai.    
         
23
Sat
Let’s pray for a peaceful Christmas for the service users of our Centre for Refugees.  They desperately need a safe and calm refuge in midst of the challenging moment!  Pray for God’s provision and protection; and they will accept Jesus Christ as their Saviour.   24
Sun
Say thanks!
Our Ethnic Minorities’ Service Team in Tuen Mun SHINE Centre received a donation of 76 used tablets from the government departments in late October.  They are used for the Centre’s tutorial classes.  Pray that we continue to secure public resources to facilitate our services in one of the poorest areas of Hong Kong. 
         
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Mon
Merry Christmas!
A big thank you will be given to our generous donors, wise leaders, committed staff and prayer warriors (you) who walk close with us; and uphold CA’s ministry! 
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Tue
Our Social Enterprise Division will participate in the 52nd HK Brands & Products Expo in Victoria Park held from today to upcoming Friday. Pray that public awareness will be significantly aroused to support our ministry; and understand this is also a means to fulfill charity work.
         
27
Wed
Pray for Christian Action UK to grasp His inspiration, wisdom and guidance as they strategize their new initiatives for 2018; and more people will be moved to support our Friends of Qinghai Programme.       28
Thu
As we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.  Romans 8:28
May God bless that Christian Action (CA) will continue to retain New Horizons Building, our headquarters, to serve the deprived and needy near and afar.  Amen!  
         
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Fri
Today about 10 undergrads from the Department of Land Surveying of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University will volunteer to play an orienteering game with 10 to 15 children clients from the Ethnic Minorities Integrated Services Woosung Street Centre at Tai Po Waterfront Park.       Pray that we will connect with different parties to deliver love and care to the community as a whole.  

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Sat

 

As our Training Services Division is drafting its proposed 2018-19 plan, please pray for His divine insight and direction. We will generate more innovative and dynamic vocational training programmes oriented to the ever-changing job market. 
         
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Sun
Year 2017 is coming to an end.  Let’s say thanks for His protection and provision over the year.  Pray for a fruitful year in 2018 despite the challenges we face ahead. May His blessings be poured out abundantly to the people we serve and families of all staff, board members and friends of CA.      
         
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