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Prayer List: 700 Possibly Dead After Three Ships Sink


The Chicago Tribune reports, “Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations.”

Last month another ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea killing hundreds of people.

Prayer List

* Pray for the Holy Spirit to comfort the families and friends of the deceased and missing.
* Pray for new housing, jobs and safety for the refugees seeking a new place to live.
* Pray for Christians to minister to the refugees and meet both physical and spiritual needs.
* Pray for human traffickers to not cause harm.
* Pray for freedom throughout the middle east and northern Africa where many people feel trapped and desire a way to escape their current predicament.

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Prayer List: 66 Missing After EgyptAir Jet Disappears


According to Reuters, “An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean south of Greece on Thursday, with Athens saying the plane swerved in mid-air before plunging from cruising height and vanishing.”

Most of the passengers were from Egypt and France.

Prayer List

* Pray for search crews to rescue any survivors.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to comfort the families and friends of the missing.
* Pray for the jet remains to be located and for the cause of the disappearance to be determined.