Friday, 15 January 2021

NBA Praying Together - 17 January 2021

We invite you to pray this week for Beacon Lough Baptist Church in Gateshead


Like many churches Beacon Lough has had to adapt over the last year.  It has been hard to be away from our building as much of our outreach is conducted from there.


We are Grateful to the Lord for providing us with personnel who are 'tech savvy' so that we have been able to develop an online service weekly and via the telephone so that those without the internet can access the Sunday service.  Our spiritual focus has been sharpened by the opportunities working online brings, many have been encountered, from all over, who are attending on a regular basis.  The fellowship have been great in encouraging each other via telephone calls, and when restrictions have allowed, walking with each other and doorstep visiting folks.  In addition some are shopping for others and helping out at the foodbank.  Particularly inspiring is the fact that a large percentage of our membership is over 70 proving the point that age is not a bar to service.


We are also hosting a WhatsApp group, which has been a great source for prayer fuel, and so many answers to prayer have spurred us on.  Regular prayer, fellowship and bible study meetings are also functioning well on Zoom.  A particular prayer focus is that we will remain relevant, so that when the pandemic eases we will be in a position to enable folk to pick up the threads of their lives in a new normal.

Ephesians 1: 15-16 For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God's people, I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.

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