Czech Republic 2019: Prayer Calendar and Team Lists

July 15, 2019

Czech Republic


Missionary Associate Kathleen Winslow is instrumental in organizing two short-term mission programs that teams from the USA will carry out with missionaries Jerry and Marilyn Farnik in the Czech Republic this summer. Kathleen prepared the calendar (scroll down to view or print), to guide those who wish to pray.

ENGLISH FAMILY CAMP: July 10-22, 2019
TEAM PRAHA: July 22 - August 12, 2019

Team Members:

Mr.CiaranBabcockCalvin OPCPhoenixArizonaEnglish Camp
Mrs.HavalindBabcockCalvin OPCPhoenixArizonaEnglish Camp
Mrs.ChristineBarnesCornerstone OPCHoustonTexasEnglish Camp
Mr.JohnDeiblerCovenant OPCKennewickWashingtonEnglish Camp
Mrs.MaryDeiblerCovenant OPCKennewickWashingtonEnglish Camp
MissHannahKnightAnaheim Hills OPCAnaheim HillsCaliforniaEnglish Camp
Mrs.LyndaLeatherwoodCalvin OPCPhoenixArizonaEnglish Camp
MissKristinaMellonTrinity OPCCapistrano BeachCaliforniaEnglish Camp
MissJenniferNelsonBayview OPCChula VistaCaliforniaEnglish Camp
Mr.JayRankinPilgrim OPCBangorMaineEnglish Camp
Mrs.AutumnSchultzCalvin OPCPhoenixArizonaEnglish Camp
Mr.CameronSchultzCalvin OPCPhoenixArizonaEnglish Camp
Mrs.EileenScipioneGrove City OPCGrove CityPennsylvaniaEnglish Camp
Dr.GeorgeScipioneGrove City OPCGrove CityPennsylvaniaEnglish Camp
Mr.RogerWagnerBayview OPCChula VistaCaliforniaEnglish Camp
MissKathleenWinslowWestminster OPCWestminsterCaliforniaEnglish Camp
Mr.EstebanHuesoBonita OPCBonitaCaliforniaTeam Praha
MissHavenKemppelHarvest OPCWinston SalemNorth CarolinaTeam Praha
MissHannahKnightAnaheim Hills OPCAnaheim HillsCaliforniaTeam Praha
Mr.IsaiahMcCrinaCovenant OPCLaGrangeGeorgiaTeam Praha
Mr.ZechariahPhilipHarvest OPCSan MarcosCaliforniaTeam Praha
Mr.JohnShawCalvary OPCGlensidePennsylvaniaTeam Praha
MissJohannaShawCalvary OPCGlensidePennsylvaniaTeam Praha
MissAlyneTorenvlietMission OPCSt. PaulMinnesotaTeam Praha
MissKelseyVeldheerBranch of Hope OPCTorranceCaliforniaTeam Praha
MissKathleenWinslowWestminster OPCWestminsterCaliforniaTeam Praha

Prayer Calendar:

PRINT the prayer calendar.

Sunday, July 7

  • The English Camp team (led by Rev. Roger Wagner, assisted by Kathleen Winslow) traveling to Prague early this week
  • Working computer, photocopier, and other office equipment as Jerry & Marilyn prepare for English Camp

Wednesday, July 10

  • English Camp team, traveling to the mountains on Friday for set-up
  • Arrival of 128 Czech campers
  • English placement testing
  • First evening program on Saturday
  • First English lessons and worship on Sunday
  • Pray that God would open hearts and draw people to Himself

Sunday, July 14

Note: The Czech Republic is 9 hours ahead of the West Coast

  • Pray for worship on Sunday afternoon
  • Evening program, where there will be longer testimonies and an effort to set the Lord's Day apart
  • Pray for gospel-centered conversations all week long

Wednesday, July 17

  • Stamina for the team and campers as morning lessons, afternoon activities, and the evening programs continue through the week
  • Tavel back to Prague on Saturday
  • Attendance of Czechs at worship on the Sunday after camp

Sunday, July 21

  • English Camp team, traveling home
  • Team Praha (led by Rev. John Shaw, assisted by Hannah Knight), traveling to Prague on Monday
  • Travel to the mountains on Wednesday for the Biblical Counseling Conference (Wednesday to Saturday)

Wednesday, July 24

  • 160 Czechs of all ages, mostly believers, attend the Biblical Counseling Conference
  • Pray for George Scipione as he teaches on "Bringing Hope to the Lost"
  • Pray for Team Praha, providing childcare in the form of nearly non-stop VBS (Faith Expedition)
  • Travel back to Prague on Saturday
  • Attendance of campers at worship this coming Sunday

Sunday, July 28

  • Team Praha and Czech youth, on a mountain hiking trip (Monday to Friday)
  • Boldness and wisdom for the team, making the most of every opportunity for gospel witness
  • Pastor Shaw's evangelistic messages each evening

Wednesday, July 31

  • That God would work graciously in the hearts of the Czech young people on the hiking trip
  • Christ-focused conversations
  • That these young people would attend worship in Prague on Sunday

Sunday, August 4

  • Stamina for Team Praha and the Farniks during the final week
  • Five full days of VBS, mostly unbelievers; Faith Expedition lessons on the Exodus, David, and Daniel
  • Tuesday movie night
  • Wednesday sports night for youth

Wednesday, August 7

  • Final night with Czech youth on Thursday, including testimonies and an evangelistic message
  • VBS lessons on Matthew, Paul and Silas, and the Philippian jailer as the week concludes
  • Evening program for parents on Friday (for many, their first contact with the gospel message)
  • Attendance of many at worship this coming Sunday

Sunday, August 11

  • Team Praha, traveling home early in the week
  • Rest and refreshment for Jerry and Marilyn and their son Jared
  • Fruit in the form of continued contact for the Farniks with many Czechs
  • Conversions
  • Growth of the Reformovaná Presbyterní Církev in Prague




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