Cheryl Bear is the spokesperson for this year’s She Matters 4 Canada campaign, which focuses on the challenges facing Indigenous women today. This month, Cheryl will be holding two free concerts in connection with the “Charting a Path for (re)Conciliation” conference in Regina and Saskatoon:
First Baptist Church Saskatoon: Sunday, October 15 @ 7:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church Regina: Friday, October 20 @ 7 p.m.
Please pray for Cheryl’s health, strength and endurance as she performs for each of these concerts. May her songs and stories encourage hope, healing and reconciliation. Also, please pray for those attending the conference as they hear from local Indigenous leaders, explore the next steps in the work of justice and reconciliation, and discuss the role of churches in this journey.
Horizons is an online training course in international youth leadership for volunteer youth workers. The program is offered in numerous languages and is available in over 20 countries. Jeff Carter, CBM Field Staff based in the Czech Republic, partners with the European Baptist Federation to lead the initiative. We praise God that new leaders in Bucharest, Romania, are receiving the training this month. Please pray for these leaders, as they are taking the Horizons program in their language and will be using it to train others. Please also pray for Benjamin and Barbara Bascó as they use the final translation of the Hungarian version of Horizons at their national youth leaders training conference on October 20-23. Also, please continue to Pray for Jeff and his wife Deann as they serve in the Czech Republic. They request prayers for the health and protection of their family, as well as God’s guidance in their everyday lives.
Darrell and Laura Lee Bustin, CBM Field Staff based in Rwanda, are currently on home assignment in Canada. Please keep them in prayer as they continue to meet with church leaders and share their work and ministry with local congregations. On Sunday, the Bustins will be speaking at Plaster Rock Baptist Church in connection with the 58th Annual Victoria County Missionary Conference in New Brunswick. Please pray for God’s wisdom and guidance as they prepare for their presentations and make new connections. Also, please pray that those in attendance would be touched and inspired by what God is doing through the work of CBM and our partners in Rwanda. The Bustins will continue to maintain a busy schedule in Canada before returning to Rwanda in late November. Please continue to pray for their health and strength throughout this home assignment.