In this article, we'll be exploring how the Latin Link Team are making an impact in Colombia. Let's pray for their ministries and the people they're serving throughout the country!

Pipe and Abi Figueroa are the Short Term Coordinators, which involves finding placements for and supporting Stride members in and from Colombia. Pipe is also the Country Team Leader; Abi is on maternity leave with baby Chloe.

PRAY as Pipe finds new projects and churches for Latin Link to partner with and support.

PRAY for Abi as she plans a mums and toddlers group with their local church.

Ian and Juliana Horne work in outreach projects serving Venezuelan migrants and other marginalised groups. Ian is also involved in initiatives that advance nutrition and food security, and Juliana promotes creation care.

PRAY for Ian as he works with a local church to develop a pastoral and practical ministry for Venezuelan migrants.

PRAY for the whole family as they adjust to life in Colombia after moving from Peru last year.

Manuel and Patty Reaño are based in Medellín. Patty is a family therapist and Manuel directs a ministry dedicated to providing pastoral care for Christian leaders.Stride, Anisa, helping to prepare dinner at the feeding programme

PRAY for energy. As an itinerant church consultant, teacher, preacher and speaker, Manuel is often travelling.

Anisa Marsh serves at a centre that feeds and disciples around 130 children every day.

PRAY that the church connected to the project would receive funding and resources, enabling it to expand the activities.

Katie Rowell works with a church to support Venezuelan migrants and internally displaced people, offering mentoring and discipleship.

PRAY for the many new people coming to the church, that they hear the gospel and find hope.

Rachel Tolhurst serves with a project that supports around 60 children a day, providing lunch, helping with homework and playing games.

PRAY for opportunities to share her faith more freely and confidently, despite the language barrier.

PRAY for the other members: Carmen Gallego, Paolo Innocente, Santi Benavides and Diana Peñuela, Elkin Bedoya and Leidy Gómez, and Jonathan and Mailen Schär.

Pray for Colombia:

• Colombia has received over 750,000 Venezuelans in the last year because of the A map of Colombia with key statistics regarding population, currency etc.corruption and poor administration of resources in that country. Injustice and social problems have been caused on both sides of the border. PRAY for strategies, resources and harmony between all people while they work together to overcome this humanitarian crisis.

PRAY for unity amongst Colombians. After the referendum about the peace agreements and the last presidential elections, Colombians have been polarized in every circle of society.

• The agreements between the government and the FARC (Guerilla groups) haven´t been successfully fulfilled. Both sides are breaking their commitments. PRAY for willingness from both sides to end the conflict.

Other prayer points... May

3-5 Latin Link Scotland have their annual Inspire! event this weekend. Please pray for all those leading and attending the event, that they feel encouraged and inspired for Latin mission.

5 Throughout May, Phil Rout is preaching through the book of Titus. Pray as the church hear this, that God would guide them towards making a positive difference in their community, as a people that are truly “His very own and eager to do good”.

6-10 The Latin Link Core Team have an annual meeting in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Pray for good communication and proactive decision-making on key issues.

11 Priscilla Breekveldt heads up the DTP (De Todo Un Poco) team, which runs a monthly club for pre-teens, many of whom are from unchurched families. Please pray that they encounter the love of Jesus through their interaction with the team.

12 Today is Mother’s Day in many Latin American countries. Pray for all members leading special services and celebrations.

12-19 Latin Link’s Week of Prayer. Over the next few days, Latin Link members and supporters are gathering to pray for God’s mission around the world.

13 The Spring Step Team start in their second project in Alotenango, at the Esperanza de Vida project. Pray for them as they adapt to this next phase of their mission.

15-17 Geoff Baines travels to Coban, in the north of Guatemala. He will be teaching a group of pastors in cooperation with Compassion.

25 This evening in Ceará, Brazil, Ruth and Izaías host an all-night prayer meeting in their local church.

Download a pdf of the May 2019 ¡Oremos!, with all the above prayer points HERE