Prayer Calendar

You can email us your public prayer requests. We encourage prayers with specific dates for specific congregations and ministries.

The Prayer Calendar requests are sent as a convenient daily reminder or as a weekly or monthly summary with your subscription to Renewal Fellowship e-mailings.

Friday, January 28 – Pray for the Kenora Fellowship Centre, Kenora, Ontario, and the Executive Director, Yvonne Bearbull, and staff as they seek to meet the needs of the vulnerable population that they care for. Pray for safety for staff and clients, and for sufficient funds to meet their needs.
Saturday, January 29 – Pray for Rockland Community Church, Rockland, Ontario, and for the Rev. Ruth Draffin as they seek to be faithful to God and to love their community, that they may have wisdom as they plan for the future.
Sunday, January 30 – A growing number of new Canadians have found a church home at Norman Kennedy Presbyterian Church, Regina, Saskatchewan. Praise God that they have become active participants and members and are sharing their gifts with the congregation.
Monday, January 31 – Pray for congregations that are gathering in the next few weeks for their annual meetings, whether in-person or online. May they be reminded that they are truly the Body of Christ. May they hear praiseworthy reports of what Jesus has been doing in their midst over the last difficult year.
Tuesday, February 1 – Pray for our General Assembly Moderator, the Rev. Dr. Dan Scott, as he completes his term. Pray that the moderator of God's choosing will be elected.
Wednesday, February 2 – Pray for Lakeshore St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Windsor, Ontario, which is rebranding and launching a new website this month. Pray especially for lead pastor, the Rev. Brian McGuffin and Youth Pastor/Tech Coordinator Shane Davis.
Thursday, February 3 – Pray for the new interim leadership at Innerkip Presbyterian Church, Innerkip, Ontario, and for blessings around former minister, the Rev. Chris Little, who resigned at the end of January. Pray for encouragement and vision during this time of transition.
Friday, February 4 – Pray for the youth in your own church and across the denomination, that youth group leaders may have great wisdom and energy as they seek to deepen faith and increase awareness of God's glory in fun, faithful ways.
Saturday, February 5 – Pray for the Renewal Fellowship Board as they gather online for prayer this morning and the first Saturday of every month. Father, hear the prayers of our church.
Sunday, February 6Presbyterian World Service and Development Sunday – Pray for the Holy Spirit to stir up His church to work for a sustainable, compassionate, and just world, and to provide the resources needed when emergencies arise around the world.
Monday, February 7 – Pray for Central Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, British Columbia, as it considers its future and seeks to be faithful to the Lord and to serve its community.
Tuesday, February 8 – Pray for churches that are in search of a new minister, and especially for those who do not have the resources to do so, that the Holy Spirit may give them wisdom and direction.
Wednesday, February 9 – Pray that the elders at St. David's Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario, may catch a glimpse of God's work in the neighbourhood and enhance it with their encouragement and energy.
Thursday, February 10 – Pray for VELA ministries as they encourage and support pastors in Mexico City in their work of evangelism, that they may see a wide harvest of lives changed by the power of God to know Jesus.
Friday, February 11 – Pray for the NOIZ youth group at Zion Presbyterian Church, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Isalnd, that they may grow in their knowledge of God and their personal relationship with Christ, and that they may be filled with the power of the Holy Spirit and boldly share their faith with friends and family.
Saturday, February 12 – Pray for the Up! devotional and its author, the Rev. Matthew Ruttan, as it circulates in various online forums, that people may be drawn further into their relationship with Christ and may be given ideas and insights into how to live out their faith in practical, daily ways.
Sunday, February 13 – Pray for the Rev. Andy Cornell and the congregation of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Dresden, Ontario, that his messages may inspire and bless the congregation to grow in their relationship with the Lord, and that they may go out into the world to share the Good News.
Monday, February 14 – Give thanks for the Rev. Will Bassoon as he and his family complete not only their first year in Canada, but also his first year of ministry at Durham Presbyterian Church, Durham, Ontario.
Tuesday, February 15 – Pray for the discipleship ministry of Knox Presbyterian Church, Toronto, Ontario, with university students and downtown urban professionals.
Wednesday, February 16 – Pray that God may guide the Bunun team in Taiwan as they consider readers' responses, in order to finalize their translation of the whole Bible, and that final typesetting may begin soon.
Thursday, February 17 – Pray for congregations and ministers that are in turmoil. Pray for churches where special visitations or reviews of ministry are taking place, that presbytery visitors may be granted wisdom in their actions and recommendations.
Friday, February 18 – Pray that God may grant wisdom to our Renewal Fellowship Executive Director, the Rev. Andy Cornell, as he seeks to guide us in the best paths for renewal in these difficult days.
Saturday, February 19 – Pray for the Revs. Mark Carter, Jon Wyminga, and Shannon Bell, the ministry team of the Cariboo, the central interior district of, British Columbia, as they seek to move the ministry forward in new ways and add new elders and leaders.
Sunday, February 20 – Pray for the youth in your own church and across the denomination, and for their leaders, that they may have great wisdom and energy as they seek to encourage youth in their faith in new ways.
Monday, February 21 – As many of us celebrate Family Day today, thank the Lord for the faith in which so many of us were nurtured by our parents. Pray for the parents and grandparents in our congregations today who seek to share their faith with their children and grandchildren.
Tuesday, February 22 – Pray for churches across the country that are in financial difficulty and struggling to complete their mission.
Wednesday, February 23 – Pray that the church may offer understanding, support, and wise counselling to those questioning and struggling with issues around their sexuality. May God show the church how to offer love, hope, help, and healing through Christ.
Thursday, February 24Dunamis Fellowship Canada is holding an in-person Advanced Healing and Deliverance training event in Edmonton, Alberta, over the next four days.
Friday, February 25 – Pray for the Presbytery of Quebec as they gather tomorrow, that they may be given wisdom as they seek to implement a short/medium-range plan for their future.
Saturday, February 26 – Pray for the Assembly Council as they prepare final decisions to be presented at General Assembly in June. May God give them much wisdom as they seek to respond faithfully and carefully to the many overtures related to departures from the denomination and alternate governance.
Sunday, February 27Transfiguration Sunday – Kortright Presbyterian Church, Guelph, Ontario, is holding its Annual Meeting today. Pray for them as they thank God for past blessings, face challenging decisions, and plan for the future.
Monday, February 28 – - Pray for all recently retired Presbyterian Church in Canada ministers and lay missionaries, that they may be blessed and be a blessing in this new phase of their lives.
Tuesday, March 1Shrove Tuesday – Pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ in Africa, the Middle East, and wherever they are being persecuted, imprisoned, tortured, and killed for their faith. Pray for a strong faith that brings their oppressors to their knees in confession and repentance before Him to Whom we all must give account.
Wednesday, March 2Ash Wednesday – May we repent of our indifference, carelessness, and selfishness in the face of those in need in our communities, especially those who seem to have no regard for God. Pray for tender hearts and grace to give meaningfully into their lives.
Thursday, March 3 – Pray for Alpha Canada as they seek to build up this special ministry and serve our congregations.
Friday, March 4 – Thank our Sovereign Lord that in spite of two years of pandemic-related uncertainty, He remains the same, yesterday, today, and forever. Hallelujah!
Saturday, March 5 – As the Renewal Fellowship Board gathers for prayer and planning today, pray that God may encourage them and give them a fresh vision for their ministry.