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 Abe Brown Ministries 

• Please pray for increased funding for Abe Brown Ministries’ traditional programs and Ready4Work-Hillsborough. 

• Pray employers to hire the well-vetted drug-free clients of Ready4Work-Hillsborough. 

• Pray for continued favor with Florida lawmakers and Florida Department of Corrections. 

 

Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary 

• Please pray for wisdom to provide for the safe learning environment during the COVID-19 pandemic and continued access to learning on site and/or online for all our students, including our international students. 

• Please pray for the Ukrainian refugees in our community. 

• Pray for the prospective students discerning their call to ministry. 

• Praise God for all supporters (individuals and churches) and pray for their safety during the pandemic and the times of economic uncertainty. 

• Praise God for seminary alumni working as pastors, chaplains and lay leaders in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, and other countries. 

• Pray in all things we give thanks to God. 

 

Bike Ministry 

• Pray for the safety of those on the road. 

• Pray that we fulfill Christ’s will in all we do and those we serve as the ministry continues to grow. 

• Pray for all of those seeking shelter on cold nights. 

• Pray for health and safety of our guests. 

Cornerstone Family Ministries 

• Pray for a successful Wonder Walk at Hyde Park. 

• Pray for our children, families, center owners, volunteers and staff. 

• Pray for the nearly 13,000 children and families within the five counties we serve. 

 

Disaster Relief and Recovery 

• Pray for strength and safety for all those still recovering from disaster around the United States and the world. 

• Pray for protection of our volunteers and guidance of our staff when responding to a disaster. 

• Pray for volunteers who are trained and prepared to help those impacted by disaster. 

 

Dunbar Elementary Medical Magnet School 

• Pray for the health and safety of all students and staff. 

• Pray for us to help the students and staff of Dunbar create an environment in which the students are eager to learn and the staff is happy to serve. 

• Pray that families would feel supported. 

• Pray that we can share the love of God through our actions. 

 

ECHO 

• Pray that our staff would remain united, refreshed and passionate about serving our neighbors. 

• Pray that we would continue to trust God for big things and follow him courageously. 

• Pray that God would continue to provide abundantly and that we would leverage all support to help those who need it most. 

• Pray for courage and innovation. We are currently serving more homeless neighbors than ever before. Pray that we would have the wisdom to know how to serve best. 

El Ayudante 

• Pray for new sponsors for our children and teachers so the ministry can continue to break the cycle of generation poverty during these difficult financial times that are a result of teams not being able to travel to Nicaragua. 

• Pray for the return of Mission Teams who are the life blood of our ministry. 

• Pray for health and safety of our staff, children, their families, and the communities we serve. 

 

Feeding Tampa Bay 

• Pray for God’s help to provide relief and support to the 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 4 children in Hillsborough County now facing food insecurity. 

• Pray that we keep our warehouse stocked as more families come to us for help. 

 

Florida United Methodist Children’s Home 

• Pray we can work to give children hope and a future. 

 

Florida United Methodist Children’s Home – Foster Care 

• Please keep the children and families in prayer. 

• Please pray for the children’s health and safety. 

• Please pray the children know they are deeply loved by God. 

 

Gifts For Good 

• Loving God, open our hearts to be your agents of love in the world by awakening our generous spirits and moving us to give as Christ might give – with love, respect and selflessness. 

Heifer International 

• Please pray for the mothers and fathers in the world who struggle to feed and provide for their families. 

• God, help us have the strength to give others a hand up. Give those in need the hope and determination to gain power over hunger and poverty. 

 

Hillsborough House of Hope 

• Pray for continued success; for us to continue to touch, and through God’s direction, save lives through this ministry. 

• Pray for permanent housing for graduates. After six months in transitional housing, graduates will need permanent housing. 

 

Judeo Christian Health Clinic 

• Pray for additional volunteers (especially healthcare professionals), increased community visibility and partnerships, as well as adequate funding to continue serving those who receive our care. 

• Pray for funding for our cancer patients. 

 

Kids Camp & Missions Fund 

• Pray that any child wanting or needing to experience a church-related camp or retreat may be able to do so. 

• Pray that the experience will be life-changing as the children experience the love of God. 

 

Little Dresses for Missions 

• Pray for those sewing and those receiving these gifts of love. 

• Pray to be open to God’s call on you to start a ministry like God did through our founder and Hyde Park member, Darrell Painter, while she was watching the nightly news. 

Love Inc 

• Pray for guidance and volunteers as we implement the transformational programs (REACH). 

• Pray for God’s grace as we respond to the needs of our neighbors and community with a love and acceptance. 

• Pray that Tampa becomes a community that embraces our diversity and demonstrates God’s love for all as One Body of Christ. 

• Pray for God’s provision to sustain us and prosper our mission by continuing to bring more churches, donors and volunteers to our work. 

 

Manna Ministry 

• Pray for the homeless in our community and the world. 

• Pray for the people to remember the words of Jesus, “Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40 

 

Meals on Wheels 

• Please pray for safety, peace and comfort for Tampa’s homebound neighbors. We also request prayers for all the individuals who give their compassion and energy to serve these deserving citizens. May they be blessed with the knowledge their care is changin 

 

Methodists United In Prayer 

• Pray for financial support for construction and administrative costs for sister churches, scholarships for pastors to attend seminary and educational equipment. 

• Pray for the people of Cuba who all lost power during Hurricane Ian. 

Metropolitan Ministries 

• Pray for wisdom as we seek to serve and transform families in despair while navigating through cultural and economic trials and temptations. 

• Pray that we are able to meet the growing needs of so many families who are seeking help, faith, hope and solutions in their time of crisis. 

• Pray for families who are experiencing trauma. May we become a source of strength and support for them. 

 

Mission Smiles 

• Pray that this ministry always glorifies God and brings others to Him. 

• Pray to continue to raise up volunteers who have a heart for serving those in need. 

• Please keep COVID-19 victims in our prayers. 

 

Mission Trips 

• Pray for discernment for Hyde Park United Methodist and future mission team members considering God’s call to serve. 

• Pray for all nations to have access to the COVID vaccine to protect themselves and their families. 

 

One Blood 

• Pray for donors to come out to donate one pint of blood and save three lives. 

• Pray for the lives we save. 

 

Open Arms Ministry 

• Pray that meaningful relationships would be built. 

• Pray for volunteers to continue treating everyone with dignity and serve as serving Christ. 

• Pray for continued abundance of food each week. 

• Pray for guests to connect to needed services and support. 

Phakamisa 

• Pray for the Phakamisa ministry to continue to be a shining example of how ordinary people are Making God’s Love Real against a seemingly overwhelming environment. 

• Pray for families whose homes have no running water, sewage or electricity. 

• Pray for employment opportunities for our families. 

 

Salvation Army 

• Pray that we are able to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination. 

• Pray that we serve people without homes with dignity and grace. 

• Pray that we respond to the needs of Hurricane Ian across the state. 

 

Serve Day 

• Pray for the families we are serving, Metropolitan Ministries and those who are participating in Serve Day, that we may be Christ and see Christ in all we serve. 

• Pray for families who used to donate to Metropolitan Ministries and now need to come for help. 

 

Seth Mokitimi Seminary 

• Pray for Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary, its staff, seminarians and graduates; for them to have the courage necessary to deal with day-to-day challenges relating to academic life, spirituality and community living. 

• Pray that we will form transformational leaders for church and nation. 

• Pray for the seminary’s new president, Dr. Rowanne Marie. 

• Pray for our adjustments to e-learning and the response to the COVID crisis. 

Shining the Light Ministries 

• Pray for a peaceful resolution to the social and political problems in Nicaragua. 

• Pray for financial support to help continue to grow the breadth of STL’s programs and to address and help address the unique needs caused by the current unrest. 

• Pray for Nicaragua as COVID continues to cause more problems to an already stressed medical system and economy. 

 

Society of St. Andrew, Gleaning Network 

• Pray for Society of St. Andrew- staff and volunteers and all who support us. 

• Pray for our nation’s hungry. 

• Pray for continued financial support. 

• Pray for growers who permit us to glean at their farms/homes. 

 

Sparrow Fund 

• Pray that this financial assistance will also be a gift of hope. 

• Pray for the counselors who meet with struggling families. 

• Pray for people who have no safety net and are scared, hungry, homeless and hurting. 

• Pray that together we can provide immediate help and set people up for future success. 

 

Rose Whiteside Mission Trip Fund 

• Pray that God would continue to provide the financial resources that all who feel called to go can go without financial limitations. 

 

United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR) 

• Pray both for people affected by disasters and those who go to serve them. 

• Pray for the most vulnerable persons affected by crisis or chronic need. 

• Pray for hope and healing for impacted communities. 

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM) 

• Pray for continued support by giving to the UMVIM Conference Advance Special #100180. 

• Pray for building relationships that lead to life transformation. 

• Pray for the safety for our teams as they start to travel again. 

 

Upper Room Ministries 

• Pray for the publishing volunteers throughout the world who translate, print and distribute the daily devotional guide. 

• Pray for people to grow in their faith through reading the Upper Room and through our retreats and classes. 

 

Wesley Foundation 

• Pray that all Wesley Foundations need your prayers during this transition time in our denomination. Funding changes are coming when churches leave. 

• Pray that incoming students each semester to experience and learn about God’s love in an authentic Christian community. 

• Pray for the spiritual and physical well-being for pastors and students, and God’s help for their families. 

• Pray for student leadership to balance school and ministry. 

• Pray that these these future leaders of the United Methodist Church to learn to follow the Holy Spirit. 

• Pray for students struggling with the reality of online classes and COVID. Prayers for the students and for our ministry effectiveness in this new process of caring for them. 

 

Wycliffe Bible Ministries – Dave & Julie Eberhard 

• Pray that the Ethnologue will continue to be a tool used to reach the “least of these.” 

• Pray for Dave as he heads up the Community Based Language Development global task force whose goal is to train minority language communities to make their own decisions regarding their language needs. 

Wycliffe Bible Ministries – Pat & Melenda Edmiston 

• Pray for wisdom and guidance from the Holy Spirit as Pat continues to check translations in various languages. 

• Pray for lives, families and communities changed because of the translated Scripture Pat is checking. Pray for dynamic church growth. 

• Pray for wisdom in scheduling international travel for consultant checks of scripture versus checking scripture remotely via Zoom. 

• Pray for God’s leading regarding decisions on how to proceed with recording the Alamblak New Testament and revising Alamblak literacy materials. 

• Pray for Melenda’s impact on potential Wycliffe missionaries. 

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