Category: FLC Prayer Concerns

Senior Women – Health Issues: FLC Prayer Concern for September 2019

September, World Alzheimer’s Month “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.) Whilst there are many areas where senior women could use assistance, health care comes to the forefront, especially mental health issues such as depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer Society of… Read more »

Children’s Camping Ministry: FLC Prayer Concern for August 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin August 2019 Prayer Concern:  Children’s Camping Ministry August 12, International Youth Day Jesus’ life is the epitome of servant leadership and he calls us, his followers, to the same lifestyle. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me…for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven… Read more »

Human Trafficking: FLC Prayer Concern for July 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin – July 2019 Prayer Concern July 30, International Day against Trafficking in Persons “Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker, but those who are kind to the needy honour him.” (Proverbs 14:31, NRSV.) Human trafficking is the recruitment and control of a person for the purpose of sexual exploitation,… Read more »

Immigrants: FLC Prayer Concern for June 2019

JUNE 2019 Fellowship of the Least Coin Prayer Concern: IMMIGRANTS June 20, World Refugee Day   Nisha is a college graduate who worked as a secretary-bookkeeper in Ethiopia before arriving in Canada twelve years ago. Nisha earned a business degree, but she continues to have difficulty finding a job with good conditions and pay to… Read more »

Diversity and Hospitality: FLC Prayer concern for May 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin prayer concern for May: DIVERSITY & HOSPITALITY May 16 International Day of Living Together in Peace, May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development My late husband, Gordon, and I hosted international students beginning in 1976. They came from different cultures and had different religious beliefs, practices,… Read more »

Fellowship of the Least Coin: April 2018 Prayer Concern

Mental Health Mental health is complex and, often, misunderstood. In the Bible, we find archaic language and understanding about diseases and illnesses we can now explain through a more medical and scientific approach. But if we look at the healing stories in the Gospels, we see some of the complexity of relationships touched by mental… Read more »

Creation: The FLC Prayer Concern for April 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin Prayer concern for April: CREATION April 22, Earth Day Suriname is a beautiful, tropical South American country that is home to diverse people and a wonderful abundance of vegetation and wildlife. As the writer country for the World Day of Prayer 2018 service, the women of Suriname reminded us that… Read more »

Girls’ Empowerment: The FLC Prayer Concern for March 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin prayer concern for March: GIRLS’ EMPOWERMENT March 1, World Day of Prayer March 8, International Women’s Day I am Charlise, an 11-year-old grade six student, a young missionary and a member of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Toronto. I have traveled with my mom and grandmother to Chennai India,… Read more »

Education: The FLC Prayer Concern for February 2019

The Fellowship of the Least Coin prayer  concern for February: EDUCATION February 1, World Day of Women and Girls in Science “One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education First.” Malala Yousafzai spoke these powerful words when she spoke to the first ever UN… Read more »

Nutrition: FLC Prayer concern for January 2019

Fellowship of the Least Coin Prayer concern for January: NUTRITION January 2019-2028, United Nations Decade of Family Farming Worldwide, women are at much higher risk than men of poor nutrition. As a result, they are also are more likely to develop anemia and related health complications. In 2011, the World Health Organization estimated anemia affected… Read more »