This evening we'll have the monthly Home-groups
Prayer Meeting of San Lazzaro Church.
During this meetings we pray for World Evangelism,
for the missionary work in China and in Senegal
in which we are involved.
We pray for Italy and our region Emilia-Romagna and
for the cooperation we have with different churches in
the Bologna Area and for the outreach activities we have.
This month we'll pray specifically for the population in the Philippines who are suffering from the damage from
Super Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 8, and is
being reported as one of the strongest storms recorded to hit the
We are supporting the work of Compassion International who, because of their church partnerships in the Philippines, are working with them to provide: emergency food provision, medicine and first aid kits, emergency shelter: tents, blankets, basic clothing, hygiene items.
When you give to this fund, you help Compassion provide the
relief, recovery, and rehabilitation that is vital to restore families
affected by this massive storm.
Youth for Christ Italia in supporting churches in Bologna for their work with young people.
We'll also pray for the events organized in schools for the coming American Thanksgiving.
This year we are invited for the first time in a
middles school and for 2 whole days in the High School in Budrio.
The goal of our presentation of the history of the American Thanksgiving is to challenge students to think and discuss about the meaning of thankfulness for today. This year we'll have with us a team from Texas with Agape Italia (Campus Crusade), and they will have an opportunity to share the ways in which they are thankful to God.