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.

Wednesday 1 September 2021
We praise you, God, for the recent MTS Vic Challenge, that despite a last minute change to online it was an encouraging time digging into your word. Amen.

Thursday 2 September 2021
Father God, thank you for our governments and leaders in this very difficult time of the COVID pandemic. Please bless and sustain our governments and leaders with great wisdom and energy as they face extraordinary challenges and decisions.  We also pray for MTS trainers, apprentices and all church leaders that they would have wisdom and creativity to make the best of training opportunities in trying circumstances. Please also enable them to be loving pastors – especially those who find the isolation of lockdown difficult. Amen.

Friday 3 September 2021
Lord, we pray for the new intake of missionaries at CMS St Andrews Hall, that despite the lockdown and uncertainty of lockdown in Victoria that you would prepare them well to be sent out into the harvest field. Amen.

Saturday 4 September 2021
Dear God, we pray for the Reaching Everyday People Conference being held today, that those attending that will be inspired as they focus on the theme of One Body, Many Parts: Cultivating Unity. Amen.

Sunday 5 September 2021
Dear Lord, we pray that you will do a work in the lives of registered attendees of MTS Recruit as they consider what gospel work may look like for them in their context. Amen.

Monday 6 September 2021
Heavenly Father, we pray that as we close MTS Recruit Local Conference Gatherings across NSW due to the COVID lockdown, that many would choose to join us online to be challenged to serve Jesus with their whole lives. Amen.

Tuesday 7 September 2021
Father God, thank you for the significant number of enquiries and applications for new MTS Apprenticeships starting in 2022. Thank you that there will be men and women training an apprentice for the first time and many others who continue to train apprentices. Please bless each of the trainers and apprentices as they prepare ministry training for the coming year and sustain them for life time as gospel workers. Amen.

Wednesday 8 September 2021
Dear Heavenly Father, please help all the staff in the MTS Head Office to remain spiritually vigorous. Help them to regularly feed on your life giving Word (The Bible) and help them to constantly call upon you in prayer. Help them to abound in the fruit of the Spirit. Help them to be servant hearted like Jesus. Help them to humble and to continually look for things to be thankful for. Amen.

Thursday 9 September 2021
Lord, we pray that you will give open hearts and minds to churches and their communities at MTS Info Nights across the nation, to grow and build up the MTS movement. We pray especially for the Info Night happening tonight at Park Road Anglican Church. Amen.

Friday 10 September 2021
Dear Heavenly Father, please raise up godly men and women to train as apprentice Christian school chaplains in Australia. Help school principals to see the potential and help school councils to allocate resources to the multiplication of chaplains. Amen.

Saturday 11 September 2021
Our God, please work through the WA Challenge Conference taking place today to raise up labourers for the harvest with the theme being ‘Feed my Sheep’. Amen.

Sunday 12 September 2021
Dear Heavenly Father, please work in and through the MTS Recruit Committee as they make decisions in the middle of COVID restrictions. Please give Gary Koo, Carmen Lau, Kitty Chan, Dave Moore, Glenda Lewis, Luke Murray, Angelica Katsolos, Emma Cummings, Eric Thurston, Ned Tueben, Russell Smidt and Ben Pfahlert wisdom as they seek to multiply Gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships. Give them energy and wisdom Lord. Amen.

Monday 13 September 2021
Dear Lord, please continue to raise up gospel workers in, and for, regional and rural areas of Australia. Bless the current MTS trainers and apprentices in these communities. Amen.

Tuesday 14 September 2021
Lord, we pray for university campus ministries, as they navigate the difficulties of being remote. Please give them energy and perseverance, and bless their efforts. Amen.

Wednesday 15 September 2021
Dear Lord, please grow Yasmine Mambolayo who is training under Nigel and Bev Richardson at Trinity Church Morningside, Durban, South Africa. Help her to grow in Christian character, conviction and competency. Thank you for those in Australia who are supporting her in her 1st Year, 2021. Thank you for the Gospel work she has done despite both Covid restrictions and the civil unrest in Durban. Please raise up the support required for her to complete her 2nd Year in 2022. Amen

Thursday 16 September 2021
Dear Father, we ask that you give great wisdom to our Prime Minister, Scott Morrison. Help him to be godly in his leadership of the nation. Please sustain him with courage and boldness of faith. Amen.

Friday 17 September 2021
Father of All, help the MTS Recruit committee to make wise decisions regarding the uncertainty of the various lockdowns and restrictions across NSW. Amen.

Saturday 18 September 2021
Father God, thank you for Cameron and Lara Blair who with Pioneers Australia are helping refugees and new migrants to integrate into Australian society, and building relationships with those who might return to their country of origin, taking with them the knowledge of the gospel. We especially pray for refugees who are suffering distress and anxiety due to the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan. Amen.

Sunday 19 September 2021
Dear God, we pray for churches and ministries who are currently looking for staff. We pray that you would fill those roles with godly and passionate people who want to see the world won for Christ Jesus. Amen.

Monday 20 September 2021
Dear Lord, Thank you for Dave Pitt’s service of the MTS Movement in QLD over many years. Please provide the right person to head up the QLD SPUR, apprentice recruiting conference for 2022 and beyond. Amen.

Tuesday 21 September 2021
Lord God, we pray that technology would continue to be a blessing that allows MTS Recruit to reach across the nation and the globe, and that you would protect our website and online systems over the long weekend. Amen.

Wednesday 22 September 2021
Heavenly Lord, we pray for G8 2022, as the Committee meets to prayerfully consider the format and venue for January 2022, considering the uncertainties COVID continues to bring. Amen.

Thursday 23 September 2021
Dear Lord, please encourage Nigel and Bev Richardson who lead Trinity Church Morningside, Durban, South Africa. Thank you for their sacrificial service of Jesus, leaving England in their late 20s to live long term in South Africa. Give them wisdom as they seek to raise up harvest workers by training apprentices. Please provide them with the resources they need to train up more leaders for the African continent. Amen.

Friday 24 September 2021
Lord God, we pray for theolohical students, that they would grow in their knowledge of you through your word, and grow in their understanding of the great things you have done in Christ Jesus so that they would be able to be transformed by your Spirit and used for your Kingdom. Amen.

Saturday 25 September 2021
Dear Heavenly Father, please give wisdom to Mike Doyle as he leads Berala Anglican Church, Sydney, NSW and seeks to raise up and train ministry apprenticeships. Please help him to plan wisely and please help the congregation to pray fervently for any new apprentices. Amen.

Sunday 26 September 2021
Lord God, we pray that many 2022 Apprentices and Trainers would get behind G8 and register this month, eager to learn more and be equipped to start their year in ministry well. Amen.

Monday 27 September 2021
Dear Lord, please grow Mazwi Ubanay who is training under Ed Ender at Trinity Church Morningside, Durban, South Africa. Help him to grow in Christian character, conviction and competency. Thank you for those in Australia who are supporting him in his 1st Year, 2021. Thank you for the Gospel work Mazwi has done despite both Covid restrictions and the civil unrest in Durban. Please raise up the support required for him to complete his 2nd Year in 2022. Please help Mazwi to keep training so that one day he might be a key Christian leader amongst the Zulu population. Amen.

Tuesday 28 September 2021
Dear Father, thank you for the work of Geneva Push in planting and establishing new churches throughout Australia. Please enable their vision ‘to see hundreds of new churches started across the country’ to be realised, and through these churches, reach many new people with the gospel of Lord Jesus. Amen.

Wednesday 29 September 2021
Heavenly Lord, we pray for churches considering putting on Apprentices in 2022. We pray that they will have the boldness to put thought into action, to see the next generation of Gospel workers start their journey. Amen.

Thursday 30 September 2021
Lord God, we pray that you would bless the final preparations for MTS Recruit, starting tomorrow. Thank you for enabling this conference to go ahead, and please protect the health and energy of all those involved as they prepare to start the conference tomorrow evening. Amen.

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