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