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Mon
Today is Easter Monday. As we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection, let’s unite in caring for the poor and marginalized in our communities.   2
Tue
Our  New Arrivals Services Mongkok Centre will host a BBQ today for the children and their parents.  Pray that this is a time of fun, where friendships are formed, and that they gain insight into God’s love during this time.
         
3
Wed
Give thanks for Fireman Hong, who ran the ASICS 37th Mt. Butler 15km race last month, replacing the original runner, Mark MacAlpine who was recovering from emergency surgery. These two heroes raised money for Ji, the little boy from Xining Children’s Home currently in Hong Kong, also having surgery.   4
Thu
Some new arrival families will return to the mainland during Ching Ming Festival and the Easter holidays. Pray for safe travel and happy reunions with their families.
         
5
Fri
Prayer Answered
Praise God that Christian Action co-organized a successful vision sharing and celebration with our partner, the Hong Kong Church Network for the Poor, on their 10th anniversary celebration last month.  Many people joined hands to present a unified testimony to the public. Amen!
  6
Sat
Give thanks! Our information technology department has successfully installed a smart card payment system (octopus) in our charity outlets.
         
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Sun
Prayer Answered
Praise God! CA has just finalized an agreement to collaborate with the authorities in Hainan Prefecture to open a new children’s home in early June.  Pray that we will connect with like-minded supporters willing to serve disabled and abandoned children on the Tibetan Plateau. Amen!
  8
Mon
Many of the students under care of CA’s ministry coordination team are sitting for their high school diploma’s in 2013. Please pray for them during this stressful time.
         
9
Tue
Please pray that the social enterprise division’s new collection points will receive good quality items. They will then be sold through our charity outlets to finance our work with the marginalized in the community.   10
Wed
Prayer Answered
Training Services Division has received awards recognizing their services to the unemployed and underemployed. They have retrained and placed hundreds of people in better jobs!
         
11
Thu
Let’s pray for the China Programme Humanitarian Services teams based in Hong Kong and mainland China as we go from strength to strength, restructuring to improve our services to abandoned disabled and orphaned children.   12
Fri
Give thanks! Some of our clients from the Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers Programme have recently received the fair judgments they deserve from the Labour Tribunal.  Please continue to pray for them!  
         
13
Sat
Today is Christian Action’s 2nd three-legged charity walk.  Pray for wonderful weather and a high level of engagement from the public.  That participants will enjoy the walk and understand the need to support our Friends of Qinghai Children programme. Amen!   14
Sun
Prayer Answered
Give Thanks! Our Sau Mau Ping Integrated Employment Assistance Programme and St. James’ Settlement will run a food distribution programme this month. Pray that recipients will experience God’s love and provision whenever they are in need. 
         
15
Mon
Please pray for Christian Action UK that God raises a volunteer to help them deal with the important work of Trust and Foundation funding applications.   16
Tue
Our New Arrivals Services Mongkok Centre needs funding for the after-school learning and support service.  Please pray that they raise sufficient funds so we can enable children to adapt quickly to their new schools in Hong Kong.
         
17
Wed
As a project building harmony in the community of Tin Shui Wai comes to an end in June, please pray those who have been touched would themselves reach out to those around them.   18
Thu
Prayer Answered
Praise God, the latest Friends of Qinghai Children Newsletter is ready for distribution!  Pray that it will raise public awareness towards the plight of vulnerable children in Qinghai, and that more people will be moved to support these vulnerable children.
         
19
Fri
Please pray for our New Arrivals Services Sheung Shui Centre’s new programme promoting harmony in the community. Pray for additional funds to support the programme!

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Sat
Please bless our Ethnic Minority Team with wisdom and sensitivity as they formulate and review the cultural sensitivity training programme, that it will promote mutual understanding among different ethnicities and create racial harmony in our community.
         
21
Sun
Christian Action will be hosting a First Aid Course for staff. Pray especially for our frontline staff, as they learn to respond appropriately in an emergency.   22
Mon
Prayer Answered
Praise God for granting us an awesome team (consisting of staff and volunteers; Christians and non-Christians) serving in the Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers programme.  Pray that more people embracing His vision will join us to honour HIM.
         
23
Tue
Today is the SAR Philharmonic “Love Unlimited” Charity Concert for Christian Action. Pray that the concert will enhance public awareness to love one another and follow Jesus’ example to help the poor.   24
Wed
Prayer Answered
Praise God for His provision for the Intensive Employment Assistance Programme. Please pray that this new programme will inspire unemployed youths to pursue their dreams.
         
25
Thu
Pray for Christian Action UK to make good connections with different churches and Christians across the country, joining hands to support CA’s ministry in Qinghai.   26
Fri
Prayer Answered
Praise God for his abundant provision for those who rely on Him! Christian Action Asia has received large gifts from friends following the “Vision of Hope” Banquet last November. Amen!
         
27
Sat
Please pray that all our visitors to Qinghai during 2013 would be blessed by our work and that their hearts would be moved to support us.   28
Sun
Please pray as we await a response from a major Christian funding body as they decide whether they will partner with us to serve refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong.
         
29
Mon
Please pray that God leads our ministry coordination team as they partner with churches in Tin Shui Wai to implement the new Agape Community Project in mid May.   30
Tue
There will be a charity golf tournament in Shanghai to raise funds and awareness for CA in May. Pray that people’s hearts will be open to supporting our work in Hong Kong and Qinghai.
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