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Sat
Prayer Answered
Praise the Lord for the success of our 'Vision of Hope' banquet! We are blessed that we've made many new friends who have learnt about God's vision and Christian Action's work with orphans in Qinghai. Please pray that they will be moved to partner with us in prayer and giving.
2
Sun
Families from our New Arrival Services Mongkok Centre will be meeting up with residents of Elderly Homes, single moms and the needy in their neighbourhood this month.  Pray that the gospel message will be seen and heard by those we serve.
3
Mon
Prayer Answered
Thank God Mike Chan successfully completed his triathlon in Taiwan last month, easily achieving his goals, and raising funds for our new arrival children in Hong Kong. It was lovely that Mike’s family was there to support him.
4
Tue
Please pray that our Charity Cookie Campaign reaps an abundant harvest which will support our ministry to orphans and abandoned children on the Tibetan Plateau. Pray that our friends and supporters will use these lovely boxes of cookies as Christmas presents at the same time raising funds for good work.
5
Wed
Prayer Answered
Praise God that our new Mongkok Training Centre is now an Employee Retraining Board (ERB) approved centre. Pray that it will continue to bring dynamic training programmes to meet the training needs of the unemployed in Hong Kong.
6
Thu
We thank God that a new social worker has joined our Humanitarian Services, China programme, stationed in Qinghai. Please pray that he adapts to the environment and integrates quickly, so that he can begin to serve with joy.
7
Fri
There will be a ‘One-stop Vocational Training Service Carnival’ at Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate tomorrow. Please pray that the event will help equip job seekers with the knowledge and tools they need to enter the job market. 8
Sat
CA will participate in the Kwun Tong District Forum organized by Hong Kong Church Network for the Poor today.  Pray that Christian agencies and churches attending will build networks to enhance their ministry services; and present a unified testimony of following Jesus Christ.
9
Sun
Prayer Answered
Praise God. The Information Technology Department finally gets a new team member. Pray for swift and seamless integration and for strength and wisdom as she faces the challenges of her job.
10
Mon
Prayer Answered
Praise God! Last month’s Training Services Corporate Luncheon 2012 was a great success, and CA achieved recognition for promoting and implementing tailor-made vocational training courses to corporations and organizations in Hong Kong.
11
Tue
Please pray that Ming Zhe, an orphan with multiple congenital disabilities from Xining Children’s Home gets all the medical treatment he needs this month in Hong Kong. Pray also that God raises up a forever family to adopt him. 12
Wed
Prayer Answered
Praise God for connecting various churches with our Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers Programme to reach out to our clients even though some of them are Muslims. Pray that God is glorified as we continue to serve and love them.
13
Thu
The Mongkok Training Centre launched with an open day last month, which was attended by Legco and District Board Councilors. Pray for God’s blessings for all our future programmes in the district. 14
Fri
Today is the CA staff Christmas Party. Please pray that it progresses smoothly and that all staff & board members will enjoy it. Pray also that unity and a sense of belonging will be fostered through celebrating the birth of Christ our King.
15
Sat
Let’s pray for our Ministry Coordination Team as they prepare an awesome Christmas party for the teenagers they serve in Tin Shui Wai. Pray that God’s love and care will be felt in the celebration! 16
Sun
Prayer Answered
Thank God for blessing the Cross-Cultural ‘One PEOPLE One CITY’ 2-day charity carnival event co-organized with International Christian Assembly last month. Dignitaries and ambassadors for Asian countries and HKSAR rejoiced in this event that celebrated cultural diversity in Hong Kong.
17
Mon
Pray for the new staff recruited to Ministry Coordination Teams at Sau Mau Ping Centre. And pray that the whole team will continue to serve the underprivileged in Kwun Tong and Tseung Kwan O. 18
Tue
Please pray for the asylum seekers from our Chung King Mansions Service Programme, for strength and patience as they wait for the UNHCR to recognize their status as refugees. Pray that they are blessed with home comforts over the Christmas Season, and that they would seek God during this time.
19
Wed
Hong Kong Council of Social Service Community Team members will visit our Mongkok New Arrival Service Centre. Pray that they will recognize our efforts to follow the example of Jesus in serving this disadvantaged community. 20
Thu
Please continue to pray for our Christian Action United Kingdom’s Christmas advertising programme as they promote our Director’s Blog.  Pray that people there will embrace our mission and vision and respond through prayer and giving.
21
Fri
Please bless our Social Enterprise Division as they will undergo warehouse restructuring on Saturday in order to increase efficiency and enhance our surplus. 22
Sat
Please pray that the Ministry Coordination Team will receive adequate support from their church network to reach their respective communities especially during the Christmas holidays.  Pray that they will respond positively to the gospel message.
23
Sun
Prayer Answered
Praise God! The Management Training Retreat at Breakthrough last month attended by the CA’s managerial staff made them feel more unified in vision to serve God at CA.
24
Mon
Let’s pray for a peaceful Christmas for the ladies living in our shelter for Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers. They need our support and love during this difficult time in their lives! Pray for God’s protection and provision and that they will accept Jesus as their Lord, the Saviour.
25
Tue
Wish you a Merry Christmas! Thank God for blessing CA to share His vision and empowering us to carry out His ministry to the poor. 26
Wed
Please pray for a suitable social worker to fill a part time role at our Ethnic Minority Integrated Services Woosung Street Centre. It is difficult to find suitable persons to work amongst this EM community.
27
Thu
Pray for the stability of our street-level fundraisers.  Pray that their efforts to recruit supporters for the Friends of Qinghai Children Programme will reap a harvest according to God’s plan and will. 28
Fri
The Training Services Division is preparing a promotional event about CA as an official ERB training institute, and the CA Generic Job Fair 2013. Pray that all these programmes will be well planned and managed to meet the needs of job seekers.
29
Sat
Please pray for the up-coming 3-legged Charity Walk in March 2013, that members of the public will be drawn to support our good work in Hong Kong and Qinghai. 30
Sun
Our Social Enterprise Division has established several additional collection points in Hong Kong this month. Pray that we continue to develop good collaborative relationships with various housing estates, hotels and schools to promote our green collection programme as we desperately need good quality clothes and goods that markets demand.
31
Mon
Our Training Services Division is now drafting their plans for 2013-14.  Pray for God’s blessings, wisdom and sensitivity to offer vocational training which fits the ever-changing job market.
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