Each month we provide a prayer calendar so you can pray for the many different opportunities we have around Australia, and around the world, for multiplying gospel workers through ministry apprentices.

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December 2018

1 Pray for an enriching and encouraging time for speakers and attendees at the NTE Conference in Canberra this weekend
3 Pray for the recruitment of Cornhill MTS Apprenticeships
4 Pray for Tim Thorburn, MTS Network Coordinator in Western Australia
5 Pray for Russell Smidt as he prepares for his seminar at G8 National Conference next month
6 Pray that people will give generously to the MTS Christmas Appeal to provide MTS its financial needs
7 Pray for Andrew Beddoe and the Vocational Bible College
8-9  Pray for Peter Mayrick (Centre for Ministry Development) and Eric Thurston (MTS Director of Training) as they prepare to train the trainers attending the G8 National Conference next month
10 Pray for the recruitment of Youthworks MTS Apprenticeships
11 Pray for Paddy Ben, MTS Network Coordinator for AFES, Sydney
12 Pray for the development of apprentice training in the Northern Territory
13 Pray for Mikey Lynch, MTS Network Coordinator in Tasmania
14 Pray for Dave Martin, MTS Network Coordinator in Victoria
15-16  Pray for the 2 apprentices commencing the newly formed Mandarin MTS Ministry in January 2019
17 Pray that as Christmas draws near, we take every opportunity to proclaim the Gospel and the truth of Christmas
18 Pray for Dave Pitt, MTS Network Coordinator in Queensland
19 Pray for Stephen Renn and Bill Salier as they prepare for their seminars at G8 National Conference next month
20 Pray for Melody Hoey as she works on final preparations for January G8 in Stanwell Tops (21-24 January)
21 Pray for Geoff Lin, MTS Network Coordinator in South Australia
22-23  Pray that churches and homes around the national will be filled with the Holy Spirit this Christmas as we celebrate Christ's birth
24 Pray for those who find Christmas difficult - for the sick, the grieving, the lonely and the homeless
25 Praise God for the good and perfect gift of his son Jesus - our Saviour King
26 Pray for Bill Salier and Craig Classock as they prepare for their seminars at G8 National Conference next month.
27 Pray for the recruitment of Regional & Rural MTS Apprentices for 2019
28 Pray for Tony Jenner, MTS Network Coordinator in the Northern Territory
29-30 Praise God for the leaders in Malaysia who are hoping to start an MTS programme
31 Pray for apprentices and their trainers commencing apprenticeships in 2019 - pray for courage, wisdom, patience and strength for the year ahead

January 2019

1 Pray for wisdom for the MTS Movement leaders in Tas: Mike Lynch, Dan Shepheard & Jess Privis. Ask God to give them prayerful dependence on Him as they seek to multiply gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships
2 Pray for Beach Missions and other outreach activities being held over the Christmas and New Year break across Australia
3 Please help the Anglican Diocese of Armidale to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
4 Pray for safe travel for MTS Apprentices and Trainers as they make their way to the G8 National Conference commencing on Monday 21st January at Stanwell Tops in NSW
5-6  Pray for MTS Apprentices at EV Church helping to run the Summerfest Kids outreach (7th - 11th January)
7 Please help the Christian Reformed Church of Australia to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
8 Pray for wisdom for the MTS Movement leaders in AFES: Richard Chin, Tracey Gowing, Tim Thorburn and Tony Rowbotham. Ask God to give them prayerful dependence on Him as they seek to multiply gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships
9 Praise God for ministry apprenticeships in other countries. Pray for Northern Ireland as they seek to train ministry apprentices
10 Lord, please raise up harvest workers in Anna Bay Presbyterian Church, NSW. Please grow gospel workers for the North Coast of NSW through ABPC
11 Praise God for the hard work and service of past apprentices, Evan and Alicia Barnes. Thank God for Chris Ekins who trained them. Praise God that they are serving in Anna Bay, north of Newcastle
12-13  Pray for MTS Apprentices at Hunter Bible Church as they help to run the WAVE Kids Club outreach (14th - 18th January)
14 Lord, please give MTS (the organisation) wisdom as it works out resource allocation. Help MTS to be wise as countries all over the world seek urgent help in raising up harvest workers through ministry apprenticeships
15 Pray for wisdom for the MTS Movement leaders in Qld: Dave Pitt, Russell Williams, Tony Rowbotham. Ask God to give them prayerful dependence on Him as they seek to multiply gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships
16 Please help the Baptist Union of Victoria to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
17 Pray that MTS will be able to develop a culturally appropriate Mandarin MTS Training Curriculum
18 Pray for safe travel for MTS Apprentices and Trainers as they make their way to the G8 National Conference commencing on Monday 21st January at Stanwell Tops in NSW
19-20  Please help the Anglican Diocese of Sydney to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
21 Pray for all the MTS Trainers and Apprentices at G8 National Conference as they spend the next 4 days in God's word and with each other. Ask God to help Ben Pfahlert preach Jeremiah 20-21 with great clarity
22 Praise God for all new Apprentices commencing their apprenticeships in 2019. Pray for good support for all Apprentices and Trainers, that they may go on serving Christ for a lifetime
23 Please help the Baptist Union of SA to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
24 Please help the Presbyterian Church of SA to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
25 Please give wisdom to the next generation of Christian leaders. Help them to believe that training to be a Pastor/Christian leader is different to training other professions.
26-27  Help the next generation of Christian leaders to value being trained in godliness. Help them to accept that this takes time and mentoring. Lord, please produce Godly leaders for Australia and the world
28 Please help the Anglican Diocese of North West Australia to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
29 Bless Scott Morrison as he seeks to implement recommendations from the Ruddock Review. Please preserve the right of religious schools, independent schools and theological colleges to employ people who share their institution's ethos
30 Please help the Baptist Union of NSW to make training ministry apprentices part of their Vision, Missions and Goals. Help them to plan long term for this Biblically mission critical activity (2Tim 2:2)
31 Pray for those who attended G8 2019 - that what they've heard on "Endurance" will have refreshed them and will continue to encourage them throughout the year

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