August 2017 Prayer Items

He shall have dominion from sea to sea,” Psalm 72:8(a)

City, town, People Group

Population

Some Info.

Montreal, Quebec

1,704,694 (Larger metropolitan Area:

4,098,927)

The Jewel of Canadian cities. Is a centre of commerce, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, education, oil refining, tourism, conferences. Has Formula One, Jazz, “Just for Laughs”. Pray for the church that it would be on fire for & strong in the Lord, & hold firmly to sound biblical doctrine. Pray that many would come to Christ: french canadians, immigrants, all others. Pray for city gov’t.

Kensington, Prince Edward Island

1,619

Town was renamed as Kensington in 1862. It is a service centre for the surrounding farms. Some of the churches are: Anglican, Presbyterian, R.C., United, Church of the Nazarene.

Flin Flon, Manitoba

5,185

(4982 – Manitoba;

203 – Saskatchewan)

A mining town on the Manitoba / Sask. border. Founded in 1927. Exposed Canadian Shield can be seen. A nickname is: ‘ the city built on rock’. A number of NHL players have come from here.

Cranbrook, British Columbia

20,047

Is in a broad valley between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. It is the sunniest city in B.C. Is a railway and commercial centre with lots of recreational opportunities in the area. Motto: ‘Mountains of Opportunity’

Igloolik, Nunavut

1682

Has a research centre for traditional knowledge & technololgy, climatology, seismic data. Is the home of the only Inuit Circus: ‘Artcirq’ which performed in Africa & in Vancouver at the 2010 winter Olympics. Pray for young people, christians, christian leaders & for missionaries in the North. God loves the Inuit & is blessing churches.

Shediac, New Brunswick

6,664

Known as the “Lobster Capital of Canada”

Acadians arrived here in 1749. Has beaches. Motto: ‘Together toward the Heights.’ Pray that the gospel would go forth in the city and to the many tourists. Pray for boldness / God’s leading. Pray for the city council as they address growth & other issues.

New Glassgow, Nova Scotia

9,075

(larger census area

has over 34,000)

Scottish immigrants arrived in the area in the late 1700’s. Has an economic history of coal, a port, shipbuilding. The area has pulp mill, head office of Sobey’s. Pray for youth, young adults (for purpose, new leaders to be developed). For the church to creatively reach out as God leads.

Windsor, Ontario

217,188

The southernmost city in Canada. Has a low violent crime rate. Has lots of ‘entertainment’ options for visitors. Pray that the light of Jesus & the gospel would shine in Windsor & for opportunities for christians to live out and share the hope of salvation in Christ. Pray for God’s people that they would be bold for Christ.
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