Partner with us in Prayer

MTS provides prayer points from apprentices, trainers, churches, and ministry partners around Australia, and around the world. Please support us in prayer as we seek to multiply gospel workers through ministry apprentices.

Sat 27 February 2021
Dear Father, thank you for the ministry of Hope Anglican Church in Leppington, NSW.  Thank you that Hope Anglican Church will be training another MTS Apprentice in 2021 and please help  Hope Anglican Church to continue raising up harvest workers for years to come.  Amen

Sun 28 February 2021
Dear Father, please bless the work of Generate Services as they seek to fill vacant SRE teacher and School Chaplain roles throughout NSW.  Please raise up Godly men and women to fill these vital roles and give Generate Services great wisdom and energy as they manage the complex issues associated with placement of workers in schools. Amen

Mon 1 March 2021
Dear Lord, thank you for the MTS apprentices who will graduate and be commissioned on 4th March at Multicultural Bible Ministries, Rooty Hill. Please help Gavin Perkins to preach the Word without fear or favour, and give the apprentices vision for their future ministries. We pray that many of these graduating apprentices will go on to become MTS trainers and then MTS Entrusters. Amen

Tues 2 March 2021
Dear Father, we ask you to bless the MTS Recruit Committee as they meet for the first time this month. Please grant them wisdom and insight as they plan for 2021. Amen

Wed 3 March 2021
Heavenly Father, thank you for the generosity of Park Road Anglican Church, South Carlton for providing a band to play at tomorrow’s MTS Graduation at Multicultural Bible Ministries, Rooty Hill. Amen

Thur 4 March 2021
Our Father, thank you for the MTS 2020 apprentices who are graduating today. We praise you for their commitment to serving you in ministry apprenticeships and for sustaining them through some very difficult times these past two years. Amen

Fri 5 March 2021
Our Lord, thank you for all who used their many gifts to make the G8 Conference happen in January after the decision to have it fully online was made only a week before it was due to start. Thank you that about 170 MTS apprentices and trainers were able to participate. Please help the G8 Committee now as they as they reflect on the conference, and give them wisdom and insight as they plan for the years ahead. Amen

Sat 6 March 2021
Loving Father, with the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 regulations for the weeks and months to come, we pray for MTS Network Coordinators as they consider the best ways to hold events, information nights and training days throughout 2021. Amen

Sun 7 March 2021
Dear Lord, thank you for those who help to make MTS meetings and activities possible. Thank you especially for the generosity of Naremburn Cammeray Anglican Church in providing a venue for the MTS Board to meet on 18th February, and for City Bible Forum Melbourne’s gospel partnership in allowing the MTS Victorian Committee to use their meeting space for meetings. Amen

Mon 8 March 2021
Father of all, we give thanks for Fil Scarratt and his team at Life Change through Christ Ministries, Oak Flats who have arranged to have Colin Marshall’s book “Passing the Baton: a handbook for ministry apprenticeships” translated into Spanish over the last six months. Lord, please work in the hearts of Australians to make them generous so that they might fund the printing of this version in South America for local pastors. Amen

Tues 9 March 2021
Our heavenly Father, thank you for the new MTS training base at Snug Christian Church in Tasmania. We pray for Dan Headley as he trains Natasha Taylor. May you guide all new MTS trainers as they learn to train and grow their apprentices in character, convictions and competencies. Amen

Wed 10 March 2021
Dear Lord, please help those apprentices and trainers who find financial support-raising difficult. Please help them to develop courage and skills in this necessary area of ministry, and help them to trust in Your provision. Amen

Thur 11 March 2021
Father God, thank you for apprentices in remote and regional places around Australia. We ask that you raise up more apprentices with a heart to work in distant places, both here in Australia and across the world. Amen

Fri 12 March 2021
Father, thank you for the longstanding partnership between METRO (the Presbyterian Church’s Ministry Equipping Training and Recruiting Organisation) and MTS in enabling churches to multiply gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships. We praise you that there are more than 12 ministry apprentices sponsored by METRO in 2021, and pray that METRO MTS apprenticeships may continue to multiply gospel workers for many years to come. Amen

Sat 13 March 2021
Dear Father, please give all Church leaders great wisdom as they manage the regularly changing restrictions and advice regarding COVID-19 and social distancing. We pray that, despite the uncertainty, this would be a time of faithful dependence on Christ by Your body, the Church. Amen

Sun 14 March 2021
Dear God, thank you for the upcoming Tasmanian Training Day on 18th March. We pray that many trainers and apprentices will be encouraged, equipped and strengthened for a new year of ministry ahead. Amen

Mon 15 March 2021
Heavenly Father, we give you thanks for Moore Theological College and its role in equipping and training gospel workers all across the world. We pray for Moore College’s Graduation today, that you will bless all those graduating with encouragement and vision. Amen

Tues 16 March 2021
Dear Father, we give you great thanks for all the ongoing partnerships between MTS and other likeminded organisations that seek to raise up workers for the harvest. Amen

Wed 17 March 2021
Father God, please bless the whole MTS movement as we pursue our vision “to win the world for Christ by multiplying gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships”. Please give the MTS Head Office team great wisdom and energy as they work on strategic plans to raise up, train and resource MTS trainers to help realise this vision. Amen

Thur 18 March 2021
Dear God, please bless Yasmine and Mazwi as they begin their ministry apprenticeship at Trinity Church, Morningside in Durban, South Africa this year. Lord, please work through Nigel Richardson and his team to provide them with the best ministry training possible over the next two years. Amen

Fri 19 March 2021
Heavenly Lord, give wisdom to Church and ministry leaders in Victoria as they navigate the changing landscape, including the legislation recently passed by the Victorian Government. Please raise up and grow more trainers and apprentices in Victoria, so that many more can proclaim the good news of Jesus and many more can hear the good news of Jesus. Amen

Sat 20 March 2021
Father God, thank you for the METRO MTS apprentice who will train with the Indonesian Presbyterian Church, Randwick in 2021/2022. Please bless the trainer and apprentice as they work together, and please enable the Indonesian Presbyterian Church, Randwick to continue raising up harvest workers for many years to come. Amen

Sun 21 March 2021
Our Father, thank you for the successful [email protected] conference run by City Bible Forum, and that workers are being equipped to go out with the gospel. Amen

Mon 22 March 2021
Dear Lord, thank you for the MTS apprentices training in the ACT this year, including those at Crossroads Christian Church, at New Life Presbyterian Church, Gungahlin, and with AFES at Australian National University (ANU). Please bless these trainers and apprentices throughout the coming year, and enable these churches and university campuses in the ACT to continue raising up harvest workers for many years to come. Amen

Tues 23 March 2021
Dear God, please give those working in university ministries creative and effective ways to gain traction and opportunities to gather new students, and to retain current students, amidst COVID-19 restrictions. Amen

Wed 24 March 2021
Father God, we pray that, with Your blessing, MTS will be able to work with Geneva Push to raise up future church planters. Amen

Thur 25 March 2021
Heavenly Father, please bless the planning and preparation for the MTS Recruit conference to be held from 1st to 3rd October this year. Please give wisdom and energy to the organising committee in working through the myriad of big decisions and logistics. We pray especially that commitments for hosting Local Conference Gatherings can be finalised as soon as possible. Amen

Fri 26 March 2021
Lord God, we give thanks and pray for Will Orpwood and his apprentice Calvin at St Johns, Highton in Victoria. Thank you for the way they have kicked the year off by going through an old G8 talk and being challenged and equipped to work on character, convictions and competencies. Amen

Sat 27 March 2021
Dear Father, thank you for the partnerships that MTS has with many wonderful service providers including accounting, IT support, legal, database systems and others. Thank you for the way the expertise of these service providers enables the MTS team to focus on the mission of raising up, training and resourcing MTS trainers. Amen

Sun 28 March 2021
Lord God, please bless the work of Generate Services as it seeks to fill vacant ‘SRE Teacher’ and ‘School Chaplain’ roles throughout NSW. Please raise up godly men and women to fill these vital roles, and give the workers at Generate Services great wisdom and energy as they manage the complex issues associated with placement of workers in schools. Amen

Mon 29 March 2021
Heavenly Father, please bless the endeavours of MTS to increase its thought leadership impact over 2021 and beyond. Help MTS movement leaders to find the time to write about key issues of concern in the movement. Lord, please provide great platforms on which to publish this material. Amen

Tues 30 March 2021
Sovereign Lord, thank you for the numerous silver linings that came about through COVID-19. Thank you especially, Lord, for opening MTS events in Australia up to the rest of the world. Amen

Wed 31 March 2021
Dear God, thank you for the churches and organisations that are already preparing to commence working with apprentices in 2022. We pray for effective preparations and fruitful partnerships in the future. Amen

 

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