Growing Ministries

Brookville Bible Church in Holbook, Ma, is overjoyed to see their 20-something ministry growing in numbers and respect within the town. They have much to look forward to for the summer. #PRAY as they prepare for VBS in July and for their kids ministry to welcome kids from the community.

A Space of Their Own

Waterbury Mission in Vermont has searched over the last several years for a permanent place to call home for their church. Pray that they would find a space to call their own! Pray that as they begin middle school and high school outreach in their community.

Growth at Easter

Island Pond Baptist Church in Hampstead, NH., is praising God for the 197 people that visited the church on Easter. They were able to have two services and see many people come. Though disappointed that their Spring Festival was rained out, they are looking forward to it happening May 18. Pray that they would see lives changed in their church and community and that they would be able to have their air conditioning units replaced even as finances are tight.

Embracing Evangelism

The Anchor Church in, Boothbay, Maine, is seeing their church come to love and embrace evangelism in their community. Many members are beginning to share in the mission of sharing the Gospel with the Boothbay Peninsula. As the church grows, they have welcomed the first church planter in residence, Justin Curtis and wife Bethany. The family of five is learning to the ins and outs of church planting and listening as God leads them to the community in which he has called, pray for them in this season!

RealLife Bible Chapel

RealLife Bible Chapel in Marshfield, Mass., has seen God move in small ways throughout their congregation. The church is growing and they are seeing their numbers move. Pray that the Holy Spirit would move in the hearts of the members and that they would continue to grow in scriptural understanding. Pray that as they grow, they would look for the opportunity to move into a new building as the Lord provides!

Reaching Families

Children and families are being reached by the ministries of Baptist Fellowship in Columbia, Conn. We are praising God for what He is doing in their Lighthouse Nursery Ministry! There are new Christians becoming involved and growing! Pray that the church would be able to reach families in their area and for those members in the church that are grieving the loss of a member and friend.

Praises and Prayers

Iglesia Bautista La Mision in Lynn, Mass., has warmly embraced a new pastor into the church. Pastor Humberto Reyes is the former associate pastor of the church. The church is growing and they are grateful for what God has done. Pray as the believers in their congregation meet together with family members who do not know Christ. Pray that they would be a living testimony of God’s goodness.

New Outreaches in MA

God has blessed New Hope Community Church in Ayer, MA, with the opportunity to create more outreaches, including Grief Share, Forgiveness Therapy and Support of Homeless Shelters. Pray that as they intentionally engage with the community, God will give church members opportunities and boldness to share their testimonies and point people to Christ.

Human Trafficking Awareness

Calvary Chapel, located in Chelmsford and Manchester, MA, has recently increased the scope of some core ministries. Praise God for a new women’s Bible study that meets during the week, as well as a focused discipleship group for teenage girls. Pray that God will bless these two groups as they grow in knowledge and love for Him. Also lift up a human trafficking awareness event on April 27, and pray for it to be impactful for the church body and the community. Finally, ask for God’s blessings on Pastor Ed and his fiancée Nancy as they get married in a few weeks.

Worshipful Building

After a long, difficult process, The Worship Center in Hebron, CT, has completed and moved into a new sanctuary. Their desire has been to build a structure that is not only warm, welcoming and worshipful, but also has architecture that makes a theological statement about the Lord. Praise God that He has sustained them through this project, and since moving to the new sanctuary in December, He has brought three visitors who have become believers! Pray that the church can continue to raise to funds needed to fulfill the town’s grounds and landscape requirements.

Seeking Stability

All Nations Church Boston has temporarily moved to a new location in Canton, MA. Being in a temporary location has prevented them from doing much local ministry. Pray for the church to find a more stable location where they can be effective in reaching out to those around them. Ask God to help them find a supportive partnership. Lift up Pastor Vivek’s challenges as a bi-vocational pastor and his desire to serve in ministry full-time.

Need for Spanish-Speaking Pastor

Centro Cristiano La Familia, a Spanish-speaking church in Norwalk, CT, is without a pastor. A small group of people are currently filling most leadership roles in the church and are feeling stretched thin. Pray that God will provide the right pastor for this congregation. Lift up the need for members to step in and serve in different ministries in the church.

Easter Launch Service

After months of searching, God has provided an affordable meeting place in a great location for Renew Community Church, a church plant in York, ME. Pray for the church’s first public service, which they are planning for Easter. Ask God to bring 40-50 people to the service, and for Him to bring someone to Christ through salvation during the service. Pray that the church’s core team will be able to find and build relationships with more people of peace who will help them make deeper connections within the community.

Blessings & Needs in VT

Praise God that He has blessed the members of Concord Community Church in Concord, VT, with a spirit of unity, and that He has been teaching them to depend on Him in the midst of uncertainty in difficulty. Pray that God will help church members to love the lost and show them how to serve their neighbors and reach their community with the Gospel. Ask for God’s blessing as the church looks into purchasing an adjacent property in order to acquire water for their existing church building.

A Cry for Revival

Portuguese American Baptist Church is located in Fall River, MA. They have been having a difficult time reaching the Portuguese-speaking people of their community. Pray for God to move in an incredible way and bring revival in their congregation and community! Lift up a small mission church PABC supports in Mozambique; a cyclone recently destroyed much of their church building. Pray for God to bring restoration and good in this situation

Reaching the Unchurched

Journey Church is a church plant in Hampden, ME, that focuses on reaching those who have never known God or been part of a church, as well as those who have left church due to a bad experience. Praise God for the new families that He has been bringing to the church! Pray for wisdom as the church restructures and looks for more people to help in leadership roles. Ask for God’s guidance and favor as they enter negotiations for a meeting space for next year.

Favor in the City

God has given First Baptist Church in Haverhill, MA, a time of peace, favor with the city and open doors of ministry. Praise Him for new people who are connecting with the church through American Sign Language classes, ESL classes and financial stewardship classes that are open to the community. Thank God for allowing FBC to bless other churches and ministries through use of their building. Pray that as the church seeks to be faithful in these God-given opportunities, they will see more conversions, baptisms and new members. Ask for the Holy Spirit to work in and through the church body to enable them to influence the community and minister to others.

Stronger Connections

Praise God that He has given the members of Market Street Baptist Church in Amesbury, MA, an increased desire to read and study the Scripture. Pray that church members will grow in their relationships with Christ and with the community. Lift up the church’s desire to develop better connections with young families. Ask God to provide people to help lead worship. Also pray for Pastor Jacob, a missionary in South Africa with connections to the church who has been struggling with health issues.