February 2, 2018

Please Pray: giving thanks for our church planters

Dear Praying friends and family,

Every year or so, Orchard Group hosts a retreat for our lead planters and their spouses. This is consistently one of my favorite things that we get to do, because it provides a space and time for people from around the world who are starting new churches to share together, pray together, and learn together.

Last month, we held the retreat for more than 50 church planters. We had a great time, and we organized round table discussions with leaders facilitating conversations on topics ranging from preaching to spiritual and emotional health.

The event reminded me again of how God is at work establishing his church through excellent leaders like these. Won’t you join us in giving thanks for these leaders? And would you please take a moment today to pray especially for them and for the churches that they are planting in challenging places?

For Christ and his kingdom,

Luke Greer, Director of Partnership, Orchard Group

PS: the photo shows the group at last month’s retreat. And here are some more photos.

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