And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.
— Matthew 21:22

Prayer is the groundwork for everything we do and vital to our ministry. Thanks always for your prayers and support.

PRAYER REQUESTS 4/10/19

Tijuana, Mexicali and Jalisco Mexico Kitchens:

  • Pray for Israel our Director and for Vilma, Cecy, and Jerry our kitchen managers as they oversee the staff and daily operations. Pray for all who work in the kitchen for safety and good health.

  • Pray for God's timeline provision of funds to keep the kitchens sustainable and running.

  • Pray for the development of new church, factory and school programs in all areas.

  • Pray for safety when we bring people over to visit the kitchen in operation. Pray people will be changed and passionate for OTB through their visit. Our next visit is April 25.

  • Pray for our visit that went well to the Mexicali kitchen with people to operate a new kitchen in Juarez. Pray God will confirm and direct us in starting this project.

  • Pray for the development to continue for a new project in Tijuana West.

Haiti Kitchen:

  • Pray for David, our Haiti director as he looks for opportunities for new partners in new areas.

  • Pray for safety from theft in bank deposits and transport of meals.

  • Pray God will direct our efforts in the Kitchen on Wheels project.

  • Pray for our new ministry facilitators Courtney and Jimmy now working to help increase meals and partnerships with new ministries in Haiti. Pray it will build up our kitchen operations and better our relationships with partners.

South Africa Kitchens:

  • Pray for our partnership in Paarl with Second Harvest and for Mark, our director as he directs and starts new programs.

  • Pray for the new bakery and their move to a new location to go smoothly. Praise for the recent fundraiser event in Paarl and new local corporate sponsorships to support Second Harvest meals and for more Vita meals still increasing each month.

  • Pray for the George kitchen staff as they oversee daily operations and for the safety of the kitchen.

Malawi, Africa Kitchen

  • Pray for our kitchen project in Malawi. Operations are now moved to a new location.

  • Pray for our country director Janet as she meets with people and starts operations of the kitchen. Pray for her efforts to bring in more meal programs so the start up can become sustainable.

NEW SITES!!

  • Pray for new project in Guatemala working with the Harbourton Foundation. Pray God will direct our efforts to meet the right people to partner with, a director for the project and areas to determine the most need for a new kitchen. Planning meetings with a kitchen manager will begin April 25. Pray for possibilities in Guatemala City and also connections to provide meals with Edify in Christian Schools and with Childrens Hope Chest.

In all our kitchens, pray for sustainability and for more community participation. Pray the kitchen staffs will work together as a team and find joy in serving their community.  Pray always that the local ministries we work with will give the gospel in God’s love to the children being fed. Pray God will be glorified in their work and for the power of the Holy Spirit to convict and bring many to the saving grace of Jesus Christ.

  • Pray that God will bring those He has to generously give and participate with us both monthly and one time.

  • Pray God will go before us in our development and event planning for 2019

  • Pray for our presentation and video in the Edge Apr 27, 28 to raise funds for new vehicles in S Africa and Haiti. Pray for a matching donor and great participation from our home venue.

  • Pray for the planning of our Donor Appreciation event on May 30 at Forgotten Barrel.

  • Pray for the planning of our Global Food Experience again this year in the Edge July 15.

  • Pray for a new committee and for the planning of our annual Gala on October 11.

  • Pray for our Super Kitchen Suppers to begin in homes this year in Life Groups.

  • Pray for our Kitchen Builder Campaign to continue to grow in 2019.

  • Pray for our efforts to create interest in our Starving2Serve programs in new churches.

  • Praise for the funds raised at the S2S event at North Coast Church March 23, for support to OTB and local community service. We are so grateful for these jr highers!

Pray God will continue to meet our daily needs and God’s work will increase as He touches hearts in South Africa, Malawi, Haiti, and Mexico. Pray God breaks through language/culture barriers with His Word and Spirit. Pray especially for our team, for physical and spiritual protection. Pray God will be glorified in all our work, words, and ways.

Thanks always for your prayers and support.  If you haven’t received our recent newsletter or would like to support us, sign up on our website at www.outsidethebowl.org or email us at info@outsidethebowl.org. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 6193, Oceanside, CA 92052-619