Before you pray for what you want,
why not start to pray for what God wants you to want?
Take at least 15 minutes a day and find at least one thing God wants you to want? One suggestion: Armor of God, Ephesians 6:10-18
Welcome to the official website of the Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church, the first and oldest church in Mt. Ephraim, New Jersey. We are a fellowship of Christians who humbly seek to serve the Lord Jesus Christ, biblically centered, friendly, compassionate with a non-judgmental congregation. Our outreach includes Mt. Ephraim and neighboring communities as well as a global involvement through many local and foreign missionaries whom we support. If you are searching for a church we invite you to worship with us.
June 23 - 29, 2019
Click the "Bible Reading Plan" button to direct you to the passages each week to read. This plan is explained during the first week of reading.
Amy Carmichael's fifth devotional has been added.
Click WHAT IF? to read an exert from Amy Carmichael's book, IF. This is a deep devotional book from the hand and heart of a dear Christian servant who gave her life to reach out to the "forsaken and abused" children of the world. I leave no comment of my own. Let your heart "hear" the message of Amy's soul and ask the Holy Spirit to apply it's message to your own.
Special Prayer Requests
Prayer Requests and Praise items:
Pray for Ellen Eckardt. Her brother, Ed Apgar, passed away early Saturday morning. Ellen's other brother, Bob, passed away last August and Ed's wife, Janet, passed away this past February. Ellen is the last surviving member of that generation of Apgar's.
Pray for the doctors at Penn Presbyterian Hospital to have wisdom in their planned treatment of Stan Gaskill, and pray for Dee and their family.
Praise that Shirley Finnochairo has seen significant improvement in her eyes and her throbbing thumb!
Pray for Sean, a young father who received a Bible from Pastor. He needs the Lord!
Continue to keep our missionaries to Sweden, the Martins. Gwen is facing a difficult health issue that is keeping the family from coming to the States.
Pray for a 2 week old child, Abigail, a twin to her sister Charlotte. Abigail has been diagnosed with a congenital heart issue and is critical.
Pray for Loretta Nichol's brother-in-law, Stanley, who has been in and out of the hospital with a serious illness.
Praise that Mark Dougherty did receive the answer to his need on Monday!
We just got this message from Dasia Abramovich regarding John: "John has developed a severe allergic reaction and conjunctivitis in his left eye. This is causing much pain and discomfort."
Pray for a Dan, a friend of Bruce Taylor. This friend was in a motorcycle accident and is in danger of losing his injured leg.
Pray for God's blessing on the work places where our folks are employed. Ask God to use His people as living examples of Christ in the office, factory, or wherever they are assigned.
Praise that Stan Gaskill is back home!
Pray for Ruth McWilliams, age 98, since she fell and is now in Collingswood Manor rehab.
One of the mother's Pastor has witnessed to has agreed to "find her Bible" and look up the passages she was given. Pray that God will speak to her heart. Pastor gave her a Bible last week.
Another young mother asks prayer for her mother, Margaret, in a hospital in NYC, with leukemia
Please pray for our church family, as a whole, to develop a greater love for God's Word and a desire to read it and to apply it to their lives.
Pray for Phil and Angela Rehmus as they seek to find suitable housing and care for her mother.
We need to pray more for our national and state leaders and also pray that Christians would realize that criticism of the government without praying for our leaders is disobedience - Jeremiah 29:7; 1 Timothy 2:1-4
Pray for the funds to be raised for the Bible recently translated in the Philippines to be printed.
Pray for several of our folks going through difficult times, physically and financially. Pray they will learn the value of TRUST in our loving Father.
Pray for all the people who have prayed to receive Christ as their Savior over the past couple of years. Pray for their desire to understand their salvation and to grow in their Christian faith.
Praise the Lord for His Word and His Spirit who enables us to understand the Scriptures and apply them to our lives.
Pray for the impact of our praying for our neighbors to be felt in their lives. Pray their hearts will be brought to conviction and that they will desire to know the Lord.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, Psalm 122:6.
Pray for more laborers to go into the harvest fields of the world, Matthew 9:38.
Ask the Lord "to lay some soul upon your heart," and lead you to love that soul for Christ's sake. Ask Him to help you to humbly do your part to win that soul for Him!"
9:00 AM: Read the Bible Together
9:45 AM: Adult Sunday School
11:00 AM: Morning Worship with Children's Bible Lessons in Children's Church
6:00 PM: Evening Bible Study
6:30 PM MIDWEEK SUPPER and SERVICE
11:00 AM Bible Study at M.E.S.H.*
6:30 PM Prayer Meeting
* Mount Ephraim Senior Housing center