1
Sat
Our 7th-batch Child Development Fund (Kwun Tong District) project will kick off today.  We will start the mentor-mentee matching this month.  May God shower the team with His vision in matching the perfect pair so as to pass forward Godly values to our next generation.   2
Sun
This afternoon, Christian Action (CA) will join the “Corporate Citizenship” Youth Volunteers Carnival hosted by the Kwun Tong District Council and others running 3 booths to introduce two of our ministries: training services and Child Development Fund’s mentorship programme. Pray that the public will recognize our services to the neighbourhood as Jesus Christ’s followers.
         
3
Mon
Our Season of Love Charity Drive 2018 is in full swing.  Please pray that it will generate much positive attention for our services for underprivileged children and orphans in Hong Kong and Qinghai.  We need every bit of support!     4
Tue
Our IT team is preparing the webpage for the upcoming 3-legged Charity Walk 2019 this month.  Pray for its smooth launch to arouse a positive response to this annual fundraiser. 
         
5
Wed
This month our Sheung Shui Centre will organize three health care workshops on ”Frozen Shoulders” and other chronic body aches and pain for about 20 suffering welfare recipients. Pray that we help relieve their ailments through a better understanding and application of physiotherapy and massage; and they may feel cared for and loved by the community.   6
Thu
Tomorrow afternoon and on 16th December, our Tuen Mun SHINE Centre team will give themed talks on “Festive rituals of the Ethnic Minorities” at the public libraries in Tin Shui Wai and Yuen Long respectively.  Hope that they help foster a community of cultural inclusion and better understanding.
         
7
Fri
It’s time to cherish and celebrate.
Today sees Christian Action’s annual Christmas party. Pray that all of us at CA will put aside our workload for a while; relax and enjoy these precious moments together as a big family; and meditate what “God is love” means.
  8
Sat
Answered prayer
The Social Enterprise Division has successfully spotted the site suitable for the Reborn Green Station.  May God continue to bless us amply as we try to impart environmental conservation and sustain our charity work.
         
9
Sun
Praise God!
Christian Action UK had a good AGM & board meeting last month.  May God bless all faithful and dedicated supporters of CA’s ministry in Qinghai who share the same mission as ours.
  10
Mon
Yesterday our Women’s Support Group from the New Arrivals Mong Kok Service Centre volunteered to host a charity booth selling their DIY items and our Season of Love Charity gift sets at a department store in Tseung Kwan O.  Pray that more service users will understand the conviction, it is more blessed to give than to receive.
         
11
Tue
Today we will conduct a class on dining etiquette for some primary one pupils.  Pray that they enjoy the activity and feel loved as we are following Jesus’s word: Let the little children come to me…, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.  Mark 10:14b      12
Wed
Our China Programme team will organize a training workshop for the social workers in the Xining Children’s Home to strengthen the conceptual and actual implementation of the small group initiative.  Pray that we strive to improve the overall childcare standard for the handicapped children in Xining. 
         
13
Thu
We will host a carnival for the local residents of the Kai Yip Estate near our headquarters to promote a greener neighbourhood.  Pray that we strive to arouse public awareness towards environmental conservation in a novel and impactful manner.     14
Fri
Today our Ethnic Minorities Integrated Services Woosung Street Centre will set up a game booth at a school activity promoting multi-cultural understanding in Kwun Tong.  Pray that we help instill a cohesive community for our next generation.
         
15
Sat
Christmas is just around the corner!
Today a partner church and a corporate partner will separately enjoy seasonal celebrations with 60 children from our New Arrivals Mong Kok Service Centre at different time slots.  May all the participants be blessed to experience Godly love through the activities they join.  
  16
Sun
Our Training Services Division will host a workshop on Job Seeking Tips for the CATS-Alumni Club next Tuesday.  Pray that it offers an effective support system for the trainees and the alumni to be better equipped when hunting for jobs and for their career advancement.
         
17
Mon
We are co-managing the Xin Ning Court and the Bridge Programme with the local government to better prepare the handicapped orphans, as much as possible, to live independently when they turn 18. Pray for seamless communication in running them; and that together we help the teens grow healthier and stronger.     18
Tue
Christian Action Asia (USA) will be launching its Facebook publicity campaign soon to expand viewer coverage; and to share our ministry of aiding the disabled children and youth on the Tibetan Plateau. Pray for an enthusiastic response to our ministry in Qinghai.    
         
19
Wed
Many children from our New Arrivals Mong Kok Service Centre will return to their hometown during the holidays.  They will be left home alone since most of their parents have to work. Pray for their safe trip to and from mainland China.   20
Thu
Today our Centre for Refugees will jointly organize a blood donation drive with Red Cross HK.  Pray for our clients, the most marginalized sector in the community as a whole, that they become a part of this meaningful initiative.
         
21
Fri
Tomorrow our Migrant Domestic Workers Team will host a Christmas party at a club house in To Kwa Wan for about 50 people including our clients, volunteers and partners.  Pray that we continue to bring love and joy to this marginalized sector.     22
Sat
Our Social Enterprise Division has participated in the 53rd HK Brands & Products Expo in Victoria Park held over the weekend. Pray that this helps enhance public awareness to sustain our ministry; and to understand this is also a means to fulfill charity work.
         
23
Sun
This weekend, our Ministry Coordination Team has organized an over-night camp in Tai Po for around 100 mentees, for the new phase of mentorship programme, under the Child Development Fund. May God’s Word be whispered and deeply implanted in their hearts and they would choose to walk on a God-pleasing path soon.  Amen!      24
Mon
Pray that Christian Action’s staff will relax and meditate on His word during this festive season. Pray that we would be recharged, refreshed and able to meet the needs of our service recipients, and continue in good health to cope with the challenges ahead.
         
25
Tue
Blessed Christmas!
Rejoice! Rejoice!
May the city be filled with joy as read in Luke 2:10-11 and 14b,  “... I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Savior has just been born in David’s town, a Saviour who is Messiah and Master…Glory to God in the heavenly heights, Peace to all men and women on earth who please him.”  Amen!
  26
Wed
Tomorrow our Sau Mau Ping Integrated Employment Assistance Service Centre will run a First-aid Course for 20 clients on welfare benefits.  Pray that they are empowered to respond appropriately in time of emergency and that they move forward with courage and wisdom.
         
27
Thu
We are preparing our annual fundraiser 3-Legged Charity Walk in March 2019.  May God connect all corporate donors and friends to CA through this annual outdoor event and may all of them soon be an integral part of our committed support system.
 
  28
Fri
May God bless our efforts to serve job seekers and those seeking career advancement as we have run several training workshops such as packaging potted plants, floristry, working in the hotel industry, making dessert and housekeeping in Kowloon East this December. Pray that our dynamic vocational training programmes will be enriching and bring them closer to fulfil their dreams.
         
29
Sat
Answered prayer
Praise God!
A Tibetan teenager suffering from scoliosis, one of our community’s medical cases, was sponsored by a private fund to complete another successful operation in Qinghai in mid-November.  Pray for her steady and quick recovery from the surgery, God’s full healing, and she will feel loved and cared for through our services. Amen!
  30
Sun

Please continue to pray with us for the smooth execution of our new Christian Action Centre’s (CAC) renovation.  May the whole project be completed on schedule and safely; and every noticed and unnoticed part will be in His hands to fulfill His plan.  Amen!
         
31
Mon

We come to the end of the year 2018!
Let’s say thanks for His protection, provision and direction over the year.  A heartfelt thank-you to all donors, friends, and prayer warriors (you) for supporting us.  May God abundantly pour out His blessings on the people we serve and families of all board members, staff and partners of CA.
     
         
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