Prayer calendar

“Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints…” -Martin Luther

  1. Praise God and pray for all the Lenten meetings planned. “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armour of God so that you may take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” (Eph 6:10)
  2. Praise God and pray for the Para-church organizations. “Therefore, I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers.” (Eph 1:15,16)
  3. Pray for the Christians who are persecuted because of their faith in Christ Jesus. “That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.” (Eph 1:17)
  4. Pray for those involved in Christian Education at various levels. “…the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints…”(Eph1:18)
  5. Pray for the sick and ailing. Ms. Krupa Victor, Ms. Jessie Das and Ms. Mary Das, Ms. Sukumari Mithra, Ms. Lalitha Barnabas, Ms. Beulah Rajshekar, Ms. Margaret James, Mr. Joseph Fredrick James. Ms. Evangeline, Mr. Dhatatreya, Mrs & Mr.Prince Edward, Mr. Gladson Anchan, Ms. Joan Devaprabhakar, Mr. Christopher Martin, Ms. Miriam James and Mr. Devraj. “…the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which
    He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead.” (Eph 1:19,20)
  6. Pray for the Pastoral ministry. “Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth,words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel.” (Eph 6:20)
  7. Pray for more Missions and Christian evangelism through the various wings of RTMC, Srinagar Worship centre and other churches around Bengaluru. “And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church.”(Eph 1:22)
  8. Praise God for choosing us to be His children. Pray that we will be obedient to Him. “..because of His great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when were dead in transgressions. It is by grace you have been saved. (Eph 2:4,5)
  9. Pray for the person/s with whom you have shared /want to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. That “..he/she come to know the incomparable riches of His grace expressed in His kindness to us in Christ Jesus…” (Eph 2:)
  10. Pray for children, young people in our family and church. That they may know “ is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God — not by works, so that no one can boast…we are God’s workmanship created in Christ Jesus to do good works…” (Eph 2:8-10)
  11. Pray for Muslim background believers facing excommunication, abandonment and shame from their family. “For this reason, I bow my knees before the Father,from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named (Eph 3:14,15)
  12. Praise God and pray for the Pastorate Committee. “..that according to the riches of his glory He may grant you to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in your inner being so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.” (Eph 3:16,17)
  13. Pray for Bishop N.L. Karkare and Madam Kamal Karkare. “And I pray that you,being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth of the love of Christ.”(Eph 3:18)
  14. Pray for Rev. Sebastian Ravi Kumar, the Senior Pastor and D.S. of Bangalor District. Pray for his wife Renuka, children Pearl and Prajwal. “…And to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge-that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. (Eph 3:19)
  15. Praise God for the Senior citizens’ home. Pray for all the Senior Citizens. “Him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us…” (Eph 3:20)
  16. Praise God for the MCI. Pray that the MCI will be His faithful witness. “I there-fore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called (Eph 4:1)
  17. Pray and introspect yourselves as siblings, spouses, parents, children, in-laws, elders. We need His help to- “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. (Eph 4:2)
  18. Praise God for the ministry by the MMF, WSCS, SCF, MYF. “…eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Eph 4:3)
  19. Pray for “the universal Church-the body of Christ”. “There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” (Eph 4:4-6)
  20. Pray for Rev. Vivek Gundimi, his wife Esther and children John and Joanna. “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ…” (Eph 4:11-13)
  21. Pray for Rev. Calvin Ambler, his wife Sheeba and son Chris. “And he gave…. to equip the saints for the work of ministry…until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.” (Eph 4:11-13)
  22. Praise God for the Bible Study groups and the Mid-week Bible studies at RTMC.“ that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. (Eph 4:14)
  23. Praise God for the Gift of Parenting. Seek His grace daily. “Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into Him who is the head, that is Christ (Eph 4:15)
  24. Pray for our Office staff – Ms Anitha, Mr. Prasanna, Mr. Selvam, Mr. Balaji, Mr.Ram and all men and women who help on the campus. “from Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” (Eph 4:16)
  25. Time again to introspect. Pray for yourself.“..put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.” (Eph 4:22-24)
  26. Praise God for Marriage. Pray for your Spouse. “Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbour, for we are members one of another.”(Eph 4:25)
  27. Praise God for the jobs He has blessed us with. Pray for your Colleagues. “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.” (Eph 4:26,27)
  28. Pray for our Political Leaders. “Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.” (Eph 4:29)
  29. Pray for the Poor and Underprivileged in the Society. Pray by name whom you know. “Be kind to one another, tender-hearted.” (Eph 4:32)
  30. Pray for RTMC where you worship week after week, that RTMC may be an imitator of Christ Jesus.“Therefore, be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” (Eph 5:1)
  31. Pray for the Ministry of the Worship teams, Music and Choir. “Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord.” (Eph 5:19).
IMP UPDATE: Regular Services will be conducted Every Sunday @ 8:15AM and 10am, at both the Church & Online