1
Wed
Continue to pray for the smooth preparation and planning for our renovation funding of Choi Hung Centre, where we will move early next year.  Pray for God’s consistent protection and provision that sustains us to serve the needy and underprivileged in Hong Kong and Qinghai.   2
Thu
Today 20 university undergrads from Tongren school will volunteer to pay home visits and clean the houses of 10 deprived families in Tianjiazhai, Qinghai.  Pray that they would learn the message that “It is better to give than to receive” through their service. 
         
3
Fri
Give thanks! Last week our new Migrant Domestic Worker To Kwa Wan Service Centre-in-charge reported for duty after obtaining her work visa.  Pray for her speedy adaptation to the work; and the team would be unified to better serve the clients.     4
Sat
Answered Prayer
Today a photo shooting crew, including a talented Christian Action long-time friend, will return to Hong Kong from Qinghai.  May the photos and stories show God’s love for the Tibetan Plateau over last 2 decades.  Pray that the pictures would touch more hearts to deliver His love to the remote and inaccessible corners of the earth.  Amen!
         
5
Sun
Our colleague from Information Technology Department will visit Qinghai to set up the computer network and give technical support to our China team’s office and Social Welfare Institute this month.  Pray for a safe trip and for every step to go as planned.   6
Mon
Today sees the announcement of the main round for local universities admission.  Pray that the candidates explore their potential and choose the right path through our youth programmes and contact with our staff.  Amen!
         
7
Tue
Last weekend, our Ministry Coordination Team social workers hosted a two-day wild camp in Sai Kung for 10 teenager mentees. Pray that all the participants would cherish God’s wondrous creation, ignite their spiritual insight, and widen their horizons.

  8
Wed
Today Christian Action will share at Choi Fai Estate with different stakeholders such as HK Housing Authority’s Estate Management Advisory Committee, the district councillors, the local police station, and others about the schedules and matters relating to our headquarters removal in early 2019.  Pray that we garner support from the district we serve as we strive to offer more needs-oriented initiatives.
         
9
Thu
This afternoon, 35 children from disadvantaged families dwelling in partitioned flat units, under the care of our New Arrival Mongkok Services Centre, will attend a workshop on fire hazards at the Red Cross Headquarters.  Pray that they feel empowered and cared for by the community.  

  10
Fri
In August, Youth Development Service Team will conduct some classes on career counselling and interviewing skills for the youngsters under Youth Employment and Training Programme who are unemployed early school leavers.  Pray that they would be better equipped to forge their future career path with confidence and strength.
         
11
Sat
Two clients from our shelter of Migrant Domestic Workers Programme have been struggling with their settlement cases for around a year.  May God give them comfort, patience, and peace during this difficult time in their lives.  Amen!   12
Sun
Today the Ministry Coordination Team Long Ping Centre will promote and recruit mentors for the new phase of the Mentorship Programme under the Child Development Fund at a local church congregation.  Pray that we would sow seeds in the lives of the young generation through this life-impacting programme; and in the meantime more Christians will be moved to support as mentors.
         
13
Mon
From today to 27 August, our Sheung Shui Centre is hosting classes concerning stress management and communication skills for clients on welfare.  Pray that the beneficiaries will feel uplifted by the initiatives tailor-made for their needs.   14
Tue
Please pray for our mutual agreement renewal in co-managing children’s homes with the Qinghai government.  Pray for a seamless co-operation to improve the lives and minister to the needy children there.
         
15
Wed
Our New Arrivals Mongkok Service Centre will be organizing excursions the following 3 consecutive days for children attending the summer programme.  Pray that they will enjoy these activities and our service will share the burden of the parents from low-income families who have to work long hours to survive.   16
Thu
The frontline colleagues from Christian Action Training Service Trade Advisory Committee and Training Services Division will attend a workshop about stress and stress relief.  Pray that the attendants will be better equipped to serve the clients with peace, joy, and love.
         
17
Fri
Today is the Double Seven Festival (Chinese Valentine’s Day).  Pray that more people would understand the love of Our Lord and thereby love others as they are first loved.   18
Sat
We are planning for the Season of Love charity drive 2018/19 and actively seeking support from donors and partners.  Pray for perfect coordination and success of the product development, as it is one of our most important annual fund-raising campaigns.
         
19
Sun
Our Centre for Refugees is appealing for refugee children’s education funding for the upcoming academic year. Pray for His provision of accessible educational and recreational opportunities for this marginalised sector.   20
Mon
Give thanks!
The Social Enterprise Division secured funding from the Home Affairs Department for our “Reborn Green Station”.  Pray that we continue to receive support for our Green Collection initiative that partly generates income for our charity work and partly helps conserve the environment.    
         
21
Tue
Today and tomorrow our Training Services Division will co-organize with Recruit a recruitment day at Citywalk.  Pray that we would offer job seekers updated career info and new job opportunities.


  22
Wed
Starting from August, our Sau Mau Ping Integrated Employment Assistance Service Centre will conduct a series of programmes for the women and students from underprivileged families and new arrivals families in On Tai Estate.  Pray that they would quickly adapt to the new living environment and feel cherished by the community.
         
23
Thu
Please pray that Christian Action UK would connect with more committed and like-minded supporters to embrace our ministry in Qinghai. May those God-chosen ones proactively respond to His call to serve the disabled and abandoned children on the Tibetan Plateau!  Amen!    24
Fri
Training Services Division will co-organize a Family Day Camp tomorrow with a community body at our headquarters for the residents nearby.  Pray that the public would learn about our efforts to enhance community cohesion through different activities.
         
25
Sat
This month, our Social Enterprise Division has launched several Green Collection Charity Drives in different places around the city.  Pray that lots of good-quality used/new items will be collected and be sold through our charity outlets which partially finance our charity work in Hong Kong.

  26
Sun
Answered prayer
Praise God for successfully reconnecting friends and supporters overseas through Christian Action Asia’s Facebook publicity campaign, sparking growth in comments and feedback.  Pray that more people would visit, get inspired, and tune in to our Friends of Qinghai Programme.
         
27
Mon
This week, the youth from our Ethnic Minorities (EM) service centres will join the Home Affairs Department’s Water Sports and Fun Day for the EM youth at Aberdeen Boat Club where they will play paddle board and dinghy sailing.  Pray that our proactive participation brings social inclusion across different races in Hong Kong.    28
Tue
A full time and a part-time staff have recently joined our fundraising team. Please pray for their smooth adjustments and that God would richly reward their efforts, as they have to work outdoors under hot and rainy weather conditions.
         
29
Wed
Currently, our Migrant Domestic Workers Programme team is cooperating with different organizations and parties such as International Organization for Migration (IOM), RainLily, HK Asian Domestic Workers Unions Federation, relevant government departments, and others in dealing with our client’s cases.  Please pray for God’s justice, direction, and wisdom in the settlement.  Amen!   30
Thu
This afternoon, New Arrival Mongkok Services Centre will host a new school-term celebration with an award presentation party for the clients.  Pray that the children would grow better and stronger despite the struggles they face presently.
         
31
Fri
The school bells will ring soon.  
Please pray that all students having joined our programmes and connected with our staff will be recharged after the summer holidays.   Pray that they would be inspired to seek God and choose to walk a God-pleasing path.  Amen!
     
         
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