Day of Prayer: Focus on Europe
Posted by bms_prayer at 11:00 on 13th February 2012
Remember Philip and Rosemary Halliday, based
in France, as Philip travels extensively around
Europe and the Middle East in his role as BMS
Regional Team Leader.
Pray that more ministers/ministerial couples will
come forward to serve with BMS in continental
Pray for Vlora Baptist Church where BMS worker
Graham Sansom, due to retire this summer, is
in the process of handing over the leadership to
Albanian colleague Ylli Beqiraq.
Pray for Christian nurses Jen, Flutura and Jona
as they provide healthcare and education in
Shkoze, building further links between the
church and the community.
Pray for GDQ School in Tirana, where around 100
children of 19 different nationalities and coming
from 32 Christian missions are learning and
growing together. BMS workers there include
Gary Anderson, David and Fiona Lea, Susan
Lodge, Jill Morrow, Nikki and Roger Pearce and
Some 38 young Croatian Baptists have
just completed a new leadership training
programme. Pray for Svjetlana Mraz, programme
director, and for the future impact of these
Pray for the 20 or so Baptist church-plants
throughout France and for BMS workers there:
John and Sue Wilson (Lyons) and Phillip and
Vivienne Hatton (Metz).
• The Roma in Hungary account for around nine
per cent of the population. Among them are
growing Baptist fellowships from which Roma
teams are being sent into neighbouring Ukraine,
Slovakia and Serbia.
The majority in Italy remain culturally Catholic
but increasingly cynical about the Church.
Pray for BMS workers there: David and Ann
MacFarlane (Calabria), Huw and Alex Anderson
(Basilicata) and Amanda Redwood (Florence).
Pray for BMS worker Layla and supported
partner workers Dmitri and Daria, in the first
year of a new ministry among one of the
marginalised minority ethnic groups in Kosovo.
Remember the Kosovo Action Team – Zain,
Dexter and Phoebe (names they have adopted
to protect their identity).
EBF Indigenous Missionaries Project
Pray for Daniel Trusiewicz from Poland who
co-ordinates the European Baptist Fellowship’s
Indigenous Missionaries Project. The Project
raises funds from the West to support
indigenous church-planters across Eastern
Pray for the 60 couples currently being funded
by the Project to work among their own peoples
in 24 different countries. BMS is supporting
couples in Albania, Estonia, Russia, Serbia and