Personal Worship

PRAYER & PRAISE

Please remember the following in your prayer time
(* denotes an update)  

HEALING PRAYER

In the southwest corner of the sanctuary, there will be individuals from our church who will be ready to pray with you at the conclusion of the 9 a.m. service and just prior to the 11 a.m. service.
"Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you."

OUR THOUGHTS & PRAYERS

are with Pastor Richard and his family during his leave from MCBC. Pray that he will be refreshed and renewed in this season.

*FROM PASTOR STEVE

Tonight (Feb. 1st) at around 5 pm, Sr. High students and leaders from MCBC will be travelling back from the Blizzard Retreat. Please pray for an understanding for the students that they were created to belong, build their lives on God's foundation, connect with others, and grow in relationships and their faith.

*OUR SINCERE SYMPATHY

is extended to Fil Manzo and family. Fil's wife, Norie, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday, January 27th, following a lengthy illness. Norie is now with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. The funeral took place yesterday (Jan. 31st).

OUR PEOPLE

*OBI A (former member of MCBC) - is asking for prayer. Please pray that the Lord will open the door for his wife and baby girl in Nigeria to join him here in Canada.
YVONNE S - recovering from a recent mild heart attack. Yvonne is at home and doing very well.
CAROLINE V - conditions are improving with pregnancy. Doctors are now allowing less bed rest. Thank you for your prayers.
YOLANDA F - treatment for cancer is discontinued. Now in hospital.
FRANK B - health issues.
LORRAINE H - health issues.
PHILLIP R (brother-in-law of Rose F) - recovering well from recent heart surgery. Rose also asks for prayer for her niece ORIELLE (15 yrs) who recently had surgery for cancer and is now receiving chemotherapy. Also, Rose's sister, AGUEDA, for a knee fracture to heal well.
EMILIO A (Norie M's father) - dealing with cancer. Plans are to move him to palliative care soon.

LAURA B - health issues; at the Yee Hong Centre.
JACK M - health issues.
*NORMAN W (Art's brother) - some lung issues; possibly asthma. There is some improvement but need continued prayers. Norman sees a respiratory specialist soon. He is grateful for your prayers.
IVY R - treatment of ongoing health issues.
DOROTHY M - health issues.

AUDREY G (Grace V's mom) - health issues.
JOSEPH (Roselle R's uncle) - diagnosed with lung cancer. Please pray for all the family that they will come to trust Jesus and find His peace.
IRENE (Ruth B's sister-in-law) - Pray for the Lord's healing touch for Irene and His peace for the family.
MYRTLE J - health issues including Parkinson's disease and sciatic nerve pain.
BRENDA M - osteoarthritis.
FELIPE (Harold & Luz S's nephew) - pray for protection from guerillas in Colombia who are attempting to seize his land in the countryside.
TRISTEN S (Edith M's sister's grandson) - leukemia. You can check out his journey on YouTube: "Tristen Silva - My Journey".
CHRISTOPHER (Wanda M's great-grandson) - health issues.
LINDA F – Multiple Sclerosis.
JOEL F - asks for prayers for his nephew (Joseph) who is struggling through a difficult time in his spiritual life.
LANRICK B - health issues.
EILEEN B - health issues.
JOSEPHINE S - health issues. 
PETER P - Parkinson's Disease.
JOZIE B - Parkinson's Disease.

SHUT INS

VI S – at Parkview Home, Stouffville
BILL & REITTA S – at home
FRAN M - at home
SAM K - at Holland Christian Homes, Brampton

MISSIONS / MISSIONARIES

LOCAL

MATTHEW HOUSE (Toronto) – Anne W
THE OASIS DUFFERIN COMMUNITY CENTRE (Toronto)

THE OPEN DOOR (Mississauga) - at Square One
THE SCOTT MISSION (Toronto) – Garry L
TORONTO BAPTIST MINISTRIES - Pastor Dave R, Church Network Coordinator
SOUTH ASIAN WELCOME CENTRE (Brampton)
TC3 (The Toronto Children's Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company) – Rev. Denise G

OTHER CHURCHES

PASTOR PETER AND OLGA R - Slavic Christian Church
Доргой друг! Если сегодня Вы не
безразличны к своей судьбе и судьбе вашей
семьи, если ищете и желаете знать правду о
цели и смысле жизни, о Боге и Его законе, о
жизни после смерти и о вечном суде, если
хотите жить полноценной жизнью, иметь
совершенную радость и быть свободным от
страха, мы приглашаем Вас и вашу семью на
наши богослужения, которые проходят
каждое воскресенье с
1:00 дня по вышеуказанному адресу.
PASTOR PETER AND JEMIMA P - Cornerstone Asian Church
We welcome you to Cornerstone Asian Church
and challenge you to let the awesome power of
Jesus Christ be made personally known to you
today! We hope you would receive blessing
through our praise & worship.  We worship in
Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi. Our fellowship is
centered around our relationship with Jesus
Christ. The ministry of our Church is to serve
God by serving our community and by helping
people grow both spiritually and socially.
PASTOR ANDREW S - Polish Baptist Church (meets at Renforth Baptist Church)
PASTOR ERROL J (MCBC member) - Interim Pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church (Toronto)
NEIGHBOURING CHURCHES - Mississauga & GTA 

NATIONAL

CANADIAN BAPTISTS OF ONTARIO AND QUEBEC (CBOQ)
FRENCH UNION OF BAPTIST CHURCHES

INTERNATIONAL

CANADIAN BAPTIST MINISTRIESwww.cbmin.org
     Our CBM Partners in Mission:
          Kenya - Wayne & Maureen M - http://morgansinkenya.blogspot.ca
          Middle East
 – Rupen & Mamta D - http://dasnews.wordpress.com
     CBM Prayerline:
          *LEBANON - Praise God for a wonderful, new online training opportunity (the Certificate in Ministry program) offered by the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary. Hundreds more will be able to be equipped and prepared for ministry through this mode of delivery. Keep students and online tutors in your prayers.
SAMARITAN'S PURSE - Doug and Beulah A., serving with Samaritan's Purse in DRC (Congo). 

PLEASE PRAY FOR THOSE WHO WORK IN CHINA WITH ORPHANS - It has been reported through Morning Star Family Home that China is developing a new law that forbids foreigners from working with Chinese children. Pray that God's will would be done in this country where these precious children are concerned.

PERSECUTED CHURCH

Check www.persecution.net for weekly updates of ‘The Persecution & Prayer Alert – The Voice of the Martyrs’.

PRAYER WARRIORS NETWORK – Art & Antonia W (Monthly updates available on Mission Board in the foyer.)
     *IRAN – Pray for the fifty or more pastors who have been incarcerated and are imprisoned in remote areas.

This is the plea of persecuted Christians around the world. Today around the world over 200 million are suffering for their faith in Jesus Christ. Each year, Canadians join with Christians in over 130 countries to stand in prayer with our suffering sisters and brothers for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP).

Persecuted Church – Did you know?

An estimated 100 million Christians are murdered, assaulted, raped, tortured, beaten, abducted, forced to flee as internal, and external refugees.
Many Christians are forced to be secret believers, unable to declare their faith openly, and cannot get help from churches because their presence will jeopardize the safety of churches.
Persecution is growing and expanding in Africa, Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Russia, Mexico, Venezuela and Peru.
Christian radio stations like Trans World Radio, HCJB Global Radio, and Far Eastern Broadcasting Association beam into persecuting areas to encourage secret believers.
Persecuted Christians face job discrimination, and lose educational opportunities.

Prayer Paths For MCBC

Calling our people to greater involvement in prayer
“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and will heal their land.” - 2 Chronicles 7:14

5 PATHS TO A RICHER PRAYER LIFE FOR MCBC

Path #1
Join the Power Hour every Thursday from 12 noon – 1 p.m. WHEREVER you are, take some time to pray.
Path #2
Join the Pre-service Prayer Time Sundays.
Path #3
Join a Prayer Chain… for urgent prayer needs e-mail Ruth at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to be added to the E-mail Prayer Chain.
Call Lela Nadar at 905-276-2259 to be added to a Phone Prayer Chain.
Path #4
Join in prayer with your Cell/Care Group in your regular meeting time.
Path #5
Join the Healing Prayer Ministry Team.

This is the plea of persecuted Christians around the world. Today around the world over 200 million are suffering for their faith in Jesus Christ. Each year, Canadians join with Christians in over 130 countries to stand in prayer with our suffering sisters and brothers for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP).