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Prayers for missionaries & ministries

It is mid-year, a good time to take a look at the missionaries and ministries First Presbyterian Church supports and pray for them in a special way. We invite you to set aside some time to do so today and over the next weeks. You can also look back on past blog posts to learn more about these brothers and sisters in Christ and their work.

Who to pray for:


Cobbie & Dessa Palm – the Philippines

Shawn & Nancy Paul (MorningStar Missions) – Central America

Dan & Elizabeth Turk – Madagascar

Lori Adams – ISU

Jennifer Davis – Providence, Rhode Island


Ministries & organizations

Child, Adolescent & Parent Support (CAPS)

ChildVoice – Uganda & Nigeria


Emergency Food Box

Fairhaven School – Egypt

House of Compassion

Jonathan’s House – Central African Republic

Lakeshore Center at Okoboji

Marshalltown Christian School

Mid Iowa Community Action Center (MICA)

Orphan Grain Train

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

Salvation Army

United for Ukraine

WellSpring Missions

Youth & Shelter Services (YSS)


What to pray for:

That God will straighten their paths and remove obstacles to their work, and

That our missionaries and supported ministries will:

·         have opportunities to show and speak what God’s love looks and feels like

·         have all they need – spiritually, physically, and emotionally – to accomplish their mission

·         see how God is at work around and through them and to appreciate how much their ministry matters

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