This section is updated weekly with new prayer items from our field workers.

SIM, Godfrey & Glen

Church and Community Partnership Manager & Communications Officer, PNG. 

After an extended period on leave to recover from operations for both Godfrey and Glen they are back in Mt Hagen. Godfrey will be catching up in his Partnership Manager role while Glen will be involved in house fit-out and set up, plus updating the database. Please pray for continued and full recovery.



Pray for the Disaster Response team who are constantly prepared and ready to head into insecure or dangerous situations to bring medical help, relief and rescue following both natural and man-made disasters. Pray for protection, safety and wisdom for everyone on the team. 



Airport Office Manager and Deputy Ground Operations Assistant, South Sudan. 

I have started a new position at MAF as Airport Office Manager and Deputy Ground Operations Assistant. Please pray that I will be useful in these positions, enjoy these new roles and have renewed enthusiasm for life here in South Sudan.


McINTOSH, Colin & Rosemary

MAFI Maintenance Support Specialist–Turbine Aircraft, NZ based. 

MAF Papua New Guinea is currently undergoing a major transition to flying a fleet of nine Cessna Caravans. The third of the new Cessna Caravans has just completed its PNG Certificate of Airworthiness inspection and will join the MAF PNG programme this month. Pray for the PNG team during this time of transition.



Pilot/Safety Manager, Kenya. 

Pray that I settle into my new role as Pilot/Safety Manager quickly and effectively. Pray too for God’s wisdom and guidance as I face new challenges.


MATHEWS, Ken & Erica

Regional Safety Manager, NZ based. 

Please pray for the planning taking place for our Asia Pacific Quality Safety Security conference week in June, when the regional team meets. Pray for my continuing roles as Safety Manager for Mareeba and Arnhem Land programmes and Regional Safety Manager. Finally, pray for my input to the MAF Orientation this week in Cairns, that the new staff coming in will see safety as a high priority. 



Pray for Madagascar as it experiences a measles outbreak. According to WHO, approximately 1000 children have died since October. Pray for the safety of health workers there and that the outbreak can be contained.



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