Hull Youth For Christ
Prayer Requests

November 2017

Hull Youth for Christ works in the Boulevard area of West Hull with links to other ministries across the city. Please support our work through prayer to see changes in the lives of young people and their families who face many challenging circumstances.

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all... if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
1 John 1:5-7

Please pray for:

The team and local school staff who are currently on their half term break (28th Oct - 5th Nov), that they would come back refreshed and ready for a busy term.

Our Fireworks Night on the 7th November. That it will be another opportunity for those we support to be included and feel a part of a close, fun community.

Boulevard Baptist Church as they have discussions about their future.

Chris and Anna who are speaking at a supporting church in North Wales on 5th November.

The trustees and staff as we look again at the vision and mission for our work. Pray that God will lead us as we review where we’re at and look to the future.

Please pray on a:
Monday for Godly Play / Zone 3 2.30pm - 4.30pm and the Football session 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Tuesday for the Mum's group 9am - 11.30am and the Tuesday Meal 5pm - 8pm
Wednesday for Orts 10am - 12 noon and the Youth Club 4pm - 6pm, Orts 10am - 12 noon
Thursday for Schools work 9am-12pm, Orts 10am - 2.30pm
Friday for Schools Work 9am-12pm
and for the Breakfast Club which happens each school day 8am-9am

Give thanks for:

The weekend held at Matt’s House with CMS; for the dialog around vision, mission, spiritual rhythm and general living together in the house.

Chris Hembury who this month will have worked for 20 years with Hull YFC on the Boulevard!

Prayer Focus

Each month we will endeavour to share a bit more detail about a young person or adult that we are supporting and ask you to pray for them as much as possible throughout the month. Names are changed to maintain confidentiality.

Dave is 8 years old and lives with his Mum and sisters after settling in Hull as an Asylum seeker. Dave has contact with his Dad, but he no longer lives in the family home. Despite his young age, Dave exhibits a number of concerning behaviour traits. He has an incredibly short temper and as a result struggles to get on with other children and join in with group activities. He finds it difficult to engage with games and is prone to outbursts if he isn’t chosen first or doesn’t win. His continual need for the attention of leaders and children alike makes group discussions impossible. When the attention is not entirely on him Dave often runs off and hides, complaining through his tears ‘nobody listens to me’. Whilst his behaviour makes working with Dave at our clubs difficult, our greater concern is the underlying difficulties that manifest this behaviour. Despite his young age, he already appears deeply insecure and has such low self-esteem. Please pray for Dave.

Thank you so much for your prayer support, it is such an encouragement to us and so vital for the work that we do here.

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