Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Reminder: The registration deadline for the live December Semi-annual training in Anaheim is TONIGHT, October 29, 2019: https://www.churchinberkeley.org/conferences
Recent College Conference (Saturday, 10/26)
Our God loves us and is full of compassion for us sinners. Thank the Lord for all the speaking and inward responses at the recent conference! May the Lord have the way to bring onward all those who attended.
Wildfires and PG&E Outages
Pray for the Lord to reign over the conditions affecting the current fires and outages. May he cover the safety of all the practical responders, residents and our saints. May the Lord turn this situation to the salvation of many.
Raising up the Next Generation in the Church Life (Children and YP)
Thank the Lord for recent and ongoing fellowship for all the YP and parents. May the Lord continue to burden us for the next generation including children (over 120 in the East Bay), YP and serving ones in the churches.
Campus Work in the Bay Area
-Contra Costa College: Thank the Lord for the recent baptism of our brother. Pray for the labor of the saints with the on-campus Bible study and ongoing return of the new ones. May the Lord bless the coordination with remaining fruit!
-Stanford: Pray for the Lord to gain the key ones this semester for His building, and to bless the campus labor this school year.
-Cal State East Bay - pray there will be more open homes in Hayward for the students at Cal State East Bay.
The Gospel of Matthew
Pray for the saints' entrance into the book of Matthew, whether in Bible studies, Life-study reading groups or through individual reading. May many partake of this opportunity to be constituted with His Word!
Pray that the family fellowship time can become an entrance for many to enter into the church life. May we all exercise to invite our friends, coworkers, and neighbors to this time!
The Church in Berlin
We thank the Lord that through the prayers of the Body, we have signed the purchase contract for the new meeting hall. Please pray that the Lord will be glorified in His meeting the financial need for the completion of the purchase of the hall through the cheerful giving of the saints in Berlin and the response and supply from the Body. The remaining need is approximately 2.6M USD. The final payment is due November 15.