“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
“This is the confidence we have in approaching God; that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.” 1 John 5:14
Weekly Prayer Meetings
Join us online for weekly prayer meetings on Sundays at 9:30am and Wednesday evenings at 7pm, held in both English and Japanese. Contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive email notifications for prayer meetings.
Our pastoral staff and prayer teams are committed to remembering you in prayer throughout the week. Your request (email email@example.com) can be kept confidential if you wish.
Pray for our church family, missionaries, community and the world. Let’s join together in prayer and remember these new and ongoing needs.
For JGCT leaders to serve God with humility and total dependence on God:
- Pray for God’s guidance, wisdom, and provisions for leaders to serve the JGCT community with joy and unity.
- Pray that God will enable us to endeavor to be disciples of Christ, used by God to make disciples within the Japanese and other communities.
- Pray that the Holy Spirit will continue to work powerfully through our Sunday worship gathering.
- Pray for Japanese-speaking Pastoral Search Committee
- Pray for the board of directors and elders of the church as they discern a safe and meaningful way for worship during this pandemic.
For those who are involved in JGCT ministries to be renewed and transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit.
- Pray for wisdom, discernment and unity for our Board of Elders and Directors.
- Pray for Sunday school and Student Ministries
- Pray for Sunday and Wednesday prayer meetings
- Prayer of thanksgiving and continued direction for JGCT Small Groups.
- Pray for God’s directions to the Missions Committee Working Group.
- Pray for God’s direction for the Pastoral Care Group.
- Pray for God’s direction for the Website Committee
- Pray for our Ministry Leaders, that God will continue to enable, teach, and strengthen them to be effective shepherds of JGCT.
- Pray for God’s strength, wisdom, provision, and grace to those who are caring for ailing and elderly relatives.
- Pray for those who are sick, that they will experience God’s peace, presence and restoration
- Pray for seniors living alone, who do not have their family and relatives nearby.
- Pray for all students to depend on God and find purpose in life.
- Pray that during this pandemic, God’s sovereign plan will continue to be fulfilled.
- Pray for a hedge of protection for missionaries who have gone to places that are unsafe or facing persecution.
- Pray for God’s protection from spiritual warfare.
- Pray for God’s provisions for those He has called to serve
- Pray for God to go before them and prepare the hearts of the people that will be his
- Pray for wisdom, guidance, faithfulness and total dependence on God
- Pray against discouragement, for God to grant them peace to wait for his timing and wisdom for reaching the lost.