PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING
- Thank you Lord for a highly successful year-end Good News Club party last Friday evening, including a review game that gave family members the opportunity to hear about the gospel.
- We praise you Lord for a very successful CEF Spring luncheon which took place April 25. Thank you for the many people who came and who are excited about this vital ministry. Thank you for additional funds which have come in since the luncheon.
- Huge praise Lord that all our summer camps are FULL, with full waiting lists and still others wanting to participate! Lord, thank you for the 152 kids who will be attending CEF’s 5 day clubs this summer.
- Thank you God that this year we are able to attend San Marcos Christian Camp for one night.
- Lord thank you for CEF teachers Olu and Deanna Afedope who will come here August 27th and give an in depth training for our volunteers.
- God, thank you for the extra office space at Calvary Baptist Church to store our CEF materials.
- Lord thank you for sending your son, Jesus Christ, to earth to save us from our sins.
- Lord, our CEF 5-Day summer clubs are just around the corner. We ask you now to continue raising up the needed teen volunteers and adult teachers for each club. Also, please work in the hearts of each child you would like to attend clubs.
- Lord our CEF 5 Day summer clubs are just around the corner. We ask you to raise up adult teachers for each club, adventure, lego and soccer.
- God we ask that those who will be teaching at our 5 day clubs this summer will deliver exciting and powerful Bible lessons. We pray that many will place their trust in Jesus Christ. Pray for the teen volunteers as well.
- Lord, we pray that everything will run smoothly during our upcoming adventure club June 6-10 and that the kids will be well behaved.
- Jesus we ask that you will help find a worship leader for our Adventure camp sleepover. Also pray that everything will run smoothly and the kids will be well behaved.
- Jesus we pray that every child will have a blast at the summer clubs and more importantly they learn about God’s love for them and the need for salvation.
- Please pray for Sharon Jegottka as she plans all the details for the 5 Day Summer camps. Also, pray for Pamela VanDyk as she assists Sharon and takes care of the paperwork.
- Lord, we pray for more laborers to the harvest. We need more volunteers to lead Good News Clubs at the Lighthouse and Village apartments and the following schools: Harding, McKinley, Cleveland, Washington, Monroe, Adams, Peabody, Monte Vista, Kellogg, Brandon, El Camino, IV, La Patera, Mountain View, Franklin, Cold Springs, Summerland, and others.
- Lord, please bring Good News Clubs to Aliso and Canalino schools in Carpinteria, and La Honda and Manzanita in Lompoc.
- Lord, we pray that our current and future volunteers here in SB, Carpinteria and Lompoc will attend CEF’s very important training on Aug. 27th.
- Lord, we ask that everyone who wishes to volunteer in the fall will complete their applications. We pray that their spirits will still be on fire to teach the Gospel to the children in the fall.
- Please pray for more laborers to the harvest. We need more volunteers to lead Good News Clubs at the Lighthouse and Village apartments here in Santa Barbara and the following schools: Harding, McKinley, Cleveland, Washington, Monroe, Adams, Peabody, Monte Vista, Kellogg, Brandon, El Camino, IV, La Patera, Mountain View, Franklin, Cold Springs, Summerland, Aliso and Canalino in Carpinteria; La Honda and Manzanita in Lompoc.
- Lord we ask in advance that you will raise up strong volunteers for next school year 2022-2023
- Lord we ask that the 28+ people who wish to volunteer in the fall will complete their applications. We pray that their spirits will still be afire to teach the Gospel to the children in the fall.
- Lord we pray that the art teacher at SBJH would still be interested in starting a Junior Youth Challenge program after school.
- Lord, thank you that Mandy from Living Faith Church reached out to us, desiring a Good News Club. We pray that this club will come together for the Fall and that many from their church would volunteer in this club.
- We are already planning CEF’s fall golf tournament and we pray that God will be in all the details and planning.
- Lord, please help and protect the Ukrainian people in Ukraine. We pray you would keep them safe, and that the tension would de-escalate. Please bring peace to the Ukrainian community here in Santa Barbara. Lord, show us how we can support them.
- Please continue to pray for the CEF workers in Ukraine.
- Praise for the over 900,000 Do You Wonder Why? booklets and over 80,000 Gospel Packs that have been printed and assembled so far
- Pray for the provision of gasoline for the workers in Ukraine. The last refinery has been bombed and as a result it is very difficult to get petrol. The workers need gas to travel to GNCs and also to distribute the Gospel backpacks.
*** CEF runs a special time of prayer for our ministries every Tuesday morning from 6:30-7:15am on Zoom. You are invited to participate by clicking on our recurring Zoom Link. You can also call by regular phone (audio only) at (253) 215-8782. Meeting ID: 832 4187 5870. Passcode: 116827 Thank you, and we hope to see you there!