Happy Sunday! Hope this finds you well and looking forward to a day of rest. This is the last week of intentionally praying over our Cambodia Haven Retreat - we'd love it if you feel led/burdened to continue praying for the women involved in this retreat after everything is said and done, so please pray as the Lord leads. And once again - Thank You - so much for being a part of this journey with us, your prayers make a huge difference, and not only to the women we've been praying for - the Father love so much the time you've spent with Him! So here you go - the last week of prayer:
Today is the last day of the retreat, pray that as things wrap up that the Voice of the Lord will be over every moment these women spend together, that the God of glory who thunders will speak in power, in hope in love and comfort (Ps 29:3-4), and the ears of His people will be attentive to His Voice and will leave the Haven Retreat in confidence in who God is and who they are in Him. Pray that each woman who leaves will be filled to the fullness with the richness of having spent time in the presence of the Lord, and will go home energized, renewed, refreshed and knowing she is so deeply loved. Pray the Name of the Lord will cover and protect each woman as she travels home, giving safety and protection against anything that is not of God.
Pray for the Connection Crew as they spend time together debriefing the Haven Retreat - pray for clarity of thought and communication, for more moments of deep connection with one another, for time to spend with Jesus and listen intently to what He has to say. Pray for each woman in the Connection Crew to be filled up again, after pouring out of themselves so much over the last few days, to know God in deeper and more intimate ways. Pray for a continued spirit of unity and joy among the Connection Crew as they prepare to leave the Haven Retreat space.
Pray for the Connection Crew as they travel, whether that is back home or to different parts of the world, pray for protection over them as they travel - for health, safety and a continued sense and awareness of God's presence with them. Pray for the women who attended the Haven Retreat as they get back home and jump back into the routines and work they left behind; pray they will have a new perspective and outlook on the world and ministry around them.
Pray for all the women who were involved in the Haven Retreat to feel so loved today, to know the Father looks on each one of them with delight and a heart that overflows with gracious love. Pray they will share the love they know of God in practical ways with all those they encounter and interact with today. Pray for the Connection Crew who arrives home, they would find a place to rest and reflect on what they learned, saw and experienced, even in the midst of jumping back into the busyness of life.
Pray for the women who attended the retreat and the women from the Connection Crew to find someone to talk about the Haven Retreat with - someone who will listen attentively, encourage intently, and ask good questions of the things the women learned and experienced. Pray for an increase in boldness and courage in sharing the things that have changed and impacted them from this retreat. Pray for God to provide space and opportunity to find the rest and reflection that is needed.
Pray for those who may have been impacted by the Haven Retreat - the hotel staff, drivers, those who served the women in a practical way; pray for them to have been exposed to the work of God and for that to be a place of change in their hearts and lives, for God to be able to continue working and bringing about His kingdom in practical, life-changing ways.
Today we wrap up our prayers over the Cambodia Haven Retreat. Thank you for faithfully praying alongside us, this ministry would not have the same impact without your faithful prayers! Pray for God's glory to be great through the lives and ministry of all those involved in this retreat - for His Name and Renown to be over nations through the service, lives and love of His people. Pray for fresh energy and renewal for those living and serving overseas, that they would know how important and loved they are. Pray for those living and serving here in the U.S., for them to know as well that they are in important and vital part of the Body of Christ. Now, "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." - Romans 15:13