Kirsten Burr and Lynda Moses shared what was on their heart (and God’s heart) for the top of the South Island.

Prayer Points:


  • Hearts to be healed and souls to be saved
  • Pray for the raising up of young leaders who hear the call of God to lead
  • We will see the opportunities for the Gospel in a World that needs the HOPE of Christ.
  • For unity amongst the church denominations committed to reaching the City of Nelson for Christ and working together on Kingdom-shaped projects, and that political differences won’t divide.
  • Habitat for Humanity, which is working with a number of churches across Nelson/Tasman to use church land for small houses – lower social economic housing.


  • For the church to move forward in mission there is a need for a new type of leader.
  • That Christians will get a vision for being a Missional Community and be equipped to step into this vision at the right time.
  • That local people will become followers of Jesus.
  • The demands of leadership: With COVID we pray for refreshment for all Pastors and Clergy, for creativity to reach out, to create communities of faith when many churches are limited in how they meet.
  • We pray for Larger Churches that have moved to small home groups and churches that have moved to on-line. Lord, keep the unity in Christ as we look to how we keep Unity and bring reconciliation as we re-gather
  • Richmond Waimea Ministers Association- Strength and wisdom for pastors during this challenging time and for Growing unity


  • Riwaka Community Church – Harvest Festival
  • Pray for people for the Harvest
  • Joy for the Journey
  • Praise for the awesome Ministers Association in Motueka
  • Protection for Marriages across our churches


  • Missional Community in Golden Bay
  • Christians will have confidence in Gospel and boldness to speak.
  • That the spiritual hunger of those living alternate lifestyles will open them to the Holy Spirit and eternal life
  • Appointment for a new Minister at the Anglican Parish will be Christ-centred, community and missional minded.


  • Praise God for the Unity in the Ministers Association and how they work together and support each other to the benefit of God’ Kingdom.
  • Seasonal workers who are away from their homes for 6-8 months, now effected by COVID. As they live in community housing, this is difficult.
  • Wairau Hospital Chaplaincy in Blenheim – hours have been cut from half time to 15hours a week without consultation with the churches.
  • God’s provision of resources, for finances. That God’s Kingdom will be extended here on earth as it is in Heaven.
  • Leaders with COVID in their families and impact on the church as Leaders may not be available.
  • For those in the Sounds that still have limited access due to flooding of roads.


  • For recovery from lack of tourism industry.
  • Three Waters and how this (if it goes) ahead will affect rural regions.
  • Nehemiah Trust which seeks to develop a mentor service for people affected by addition.