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Church Partners & Missionaries

Meet Our Church Partners

Summit Life Church — Issaquah, WA

Pastor Will Forrest

Prayer Requests

  • Our church would be anchored in the Gospel and unified in the Great Commission efforts in our community, region and beyond.
  • As our community looks to make sense of the conflict, sickness and division in our world, that our church would stand ready with the gospel – that it would bring peace and healing to the broken and hurting.

To learn more about our church partner, visit http://summitlifeseattle.com.

Redeemer Queens Park — London, UK

Pastor Thomas West

Prayer Requests

  • God would grow our church both deeper in gospel depth, and broader in reach and influence.
  • Two new elders - for their families and their leadership.
  • Continued comfort - On Mother's Day, we lost the precious almost 8 week old life of our third child due to an ectopic pregnancy. Please pray for our family as we process our loss, and that we grieve with hope.

To learn more about our church partner, visit https://www.redeemerqp.com.

Meet Our Local & Global Workers

Steven Hiller

Church Member | Cru at University of Houston

Prayer Requests

  • God's name would be made known through Cru at the University of Houston and Rice University.
  • God to raise up students this year who will lead mission trips to North Africa in the summer.
  • Courage for students and staff to boldly engage the culture at UH and Rice with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Will Miller

Church Member | Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Houston ISD

Prayer Requests

  • New relationships with coaches and students at new schools.
  • New part-time & full-time staff.
  • Praise God for students who made faith decisions this past summer at camp. Pray for effective follow-up so students can get connected at their school or with local churches.
  • New FCA Huddles at various schools - pray that the huddles start well, and bring in many students so they can hear about new hope in Christ.

Joshua & Bethany Montgomery

Cru at Rice University & University of Houston

Prayer Requests

  • Effectiveness in reaching incoming freshmen at Rice University - for 12 students leaders to have significant influence and opportunities with new students.
  • Pray for fruitful, fall outreach initiatives.
  • For our University of Houston - Main Campus - community to share the gospel with at least 100 students, as there are many cults trying to reach students.
  • Pray for the 50 North African students who heard the gospel this summer through our Cru mission team. Pray for continued connection via phone/apps and in-country missionaries to develop relationships with them.
  • Pray for favor with administration and students at universities, as we continue to be faithful to a Biblical view of gender, sex, marriage, and family. Pray that we would be winsome in the way we represent God.

Avni & Maklen Menalla

Cru Momentum Europe | Equipping & reaching leaders in Albania

Prayer Requests

  • Lasting fruit and growth from summer ministry efforts in Albania.
  • Children - for them to continue growing in their relationship with God, and direction for their education & career path.
  • Fall Impact Trips in Europe - pray for ministry that will be taking place in Albania, North Macedonia, Belgium, Portugal, and Romania through teams of U.S. business leaders.

Hannah Rariden

Evangelism Explosion International | Online Ministry

Prayer Requests

  • Praise - our ministry reach continues to expand. We are on nearly 800 radio station across the U.S. and we have recently launched in Africa as well - reaching people who speak Swahili, French, and English!
  • New staff members - we are looking for new team members to help with communications.
  • God's leading for our family as we navigate change and a new season.

Leah Rigsby

Secondary Teacher & Missionary | Wycliffe Bible Translators
Papua New Guinea

Prayer Requests

  • Praise - we have enough teachers for the new school year!
  • Traveling grace - many missionaries returning to PNG are being affected by cancelled flights and lost luggage.
  • Papua New Guineans coming to Ukarumpa who will be receiving training in Biblical Greek for Bible translation.
  • Leading worship band for a women's retreat in September and for a high school youth retreat. Pray for physical strength, and for the Holy Spirit to move in the lives of women and teens during these retreats.

Missionary Journeys

We are communicating with each of our missions partners about future mission trips, and will share more when we have any new updates.

CONTACT

Peter Lee, Minister of Campus Development
Peter.Lee@Houstonsfirst.org
713.264.4375