Wednesday, 15 October 2014

BGC Prayer Partners Update

Dear BGC Prayer Partners,
Thank you for your continued prayers for our college and South Sudan.

  • The news at the college is encouraging. Some have been there four years, beginning with a foundation year. I attach a poster.

  • BGC held a very successful course on Peace Training. I attach the principal's report. This is someone we could all learn from.

May God bless you all for your continued support for the college. By the grace of God we shall be in Juba from 22nd of this month (October) for the graduation. Following our visit we shall report back with lots of pictures!

Trevor Stubbs
International Consultant for Bishop Gwynne College, Juba

The College
Give thanks for the success of the three week Peace Training course and pray fr the twenty-six participants as they pass on their understanding in their own communities. Pray for those who are deeply traumatised and pray that God will give them healing.

Give thanks for the students coming for the graduation. Pray for their continued ministries.

The Church
We give thanks for the impact the ECSSS and other faith communities is making. We pray for it's growth and health.
Pray for Archbishop Daniel and other faith leaders as the work for peace and reconciliation. Pray for all the bishops of the ECSSS in South Sudan and Sudan

The Nations
Pray for the President Salva Kiir, the government and all members of the parliament. Pray for those who oppose them and for a successful outcome to the talks in Addis Ababa. Pray for restraint as we enter the dry season and mobilization of troops again becomes possible.
We give thanks and pray for the selflessness work of the UNMISS, UNHCR and all those engaged in humanitarian roles from other nations.
We pray for the people of the Nuba Mountains, Dafur and Blue Nile in Sudan who continue to suffer without access to international humanitarian aid.

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