November Prayer Requests
Happy November! We continue to have so much to be thankful for this month. Would you join us in thanking God for how He’s moving?
- 47,000 Empowered Members. That’s the number of members that have had the opportunity to know Jesus and provide their families with dignity through Seed Effect!
- Savings of Over 1,600 Groups. Seed Effect groups have collectively saved $5 million and disbursed $3.5 million in small loans to each other!
- A Plentiful Harvest. Last year, the Ugandan government issued restrictions in an effort to help slow the spread of the pandemic. And with your prayers and support, we responded with sustainable solutions; seeds were planted and now, the harvest is abundant (read more).
- Expanded Operations. As mentioned in our last prayer newsletter – we’re growing! Backend work to open the newest branch in Rhino will begin this month in Uganda.
Seed Effect Uganda
- Continued Impact of COVID-19. As we mentioned last month, beginning November 1, certain restrictions in Uganda were lifted due to a decline in COVID cases:
- Pray the Holy Spirit will guide pastors in encouraging those who have come back to church and that people will be drawn to Christ;
- Uganda is seeing (read more), much of which is attributed to schools having been closed for most of the year. Schools are scheduled to reopen in January;
- Pray for SE staff and members will be protected from COVID-19.
- Wisdom for SE Uganda Management Team. Continue to pray for wisdom for CEO & Country Director Fiona Madraa and the management team in all the decisions they make.
- Recruitment of New Staff. Pray for the recruitment of new staff for the Rhino branch, that God will lead the right individuals to work with Seed Effect.
- Branch Activities (Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe, Arua/Imvepi) Pray for the activities in each branch and for protection of the staff, especially the field officers.
- Healing. Members continue to struggle with illnesses of many kinds. Pray for miraculous healing and that the Lord comforts the sick, their families, and caregivers.
Seed Effect USA
- Engaging New Supporters! Would you continue to pray for Seed Effect as we work to expand our community of supporters both within the Dallas/Fort Worth area and the United States? We have two ways that current advocates can get involved: Seed Effect Socials and Seed Effect Gather events.
- Search for a Director of Development. Join us in praying for a Director of Development to add to our team. Pray he or she would mesh seamlessly with our existing team while furthering Seed Effect’s mission to bring economic empowerment and the hope of Jesus Christ to hard places. Learn more about the position here.
~ Ephesians 3:20