GRACE RIVER 
56 MAIN ST. CLAREMONT NEW HAMPSHIRE 03743

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missions

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace1 PETER 4:10

Grace River desires to faithfully be used by God for His mission to reach the lost, mend the broken, uplift the downtrodden, and feed the hungry. This happens right in our surrounding communities, across New England, and around the world. Join us on Christ's grand mission and partner with these meaningful ministries in
financial and prayer support. 

CLAREMONT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Claremont, New Hampshire

WHO WE ARE. Claremont Christian Academy is a private learning community serving the children of families in Vermont & New Hampshire, along with international students from around the world.  From Kindergarten to grade 12, we are committed to the mission of educating the mind, training the heart, and serving the world for the glory of Christ. Within a biblical framework, students are equipped to honor God by learning how to communicate effectively, analyze carefully, think critically and collaboratively, and love authentically, which will enable them to achieve their greatest potential spiritually as well as academically. 

HOW TO PRAY. 

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PATTI & TIM LONG

Baja, Mexico

WHO WE ARE. Patti ministers as a special education teacher and resource specialist at the Monte Horeb Baptist Grade School in Tijuana, a school that reaches out to the most vulnerable of the city’s young population, its children with special needs. Tim serves in leadership development with the Baja Baptist Seminary of Mexicali, teaching present and future church leaders in Baja California, México; and with IM partners in the Dominican Republic. He also serves as on-site coordinator and professor in Palmer Seminary’s MTS online Spanish language program.

HOW TO PRAY. Specifically please pray for all of the driving and travels on their regular agenda — Patti crossing the border at least three times a week to teach and coordinate Special Education in Tijuana and Tim's weekly trips to Mexicali where he continues  teaching at the Seminary.

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STEVE & NANCY JAMES

Haiti

WHO WE ARE. After Steve and Nancy provided 16 years of medical mission work at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Steve as a doctor and Nancy as a nurse, the Haitian Baptist Convention invited them to return to Haiti to help with medical assistance to Christian faith-based community health centers. Working as medical consultants, they both serve as members of local Christian health teams providing physical, mental and spiritual care in Jesus’ name to those suffering in darkness. They feel blessed to be a part of God’s healing work in the world. Steve and Nancy are supported as commissioned missionaries working jointly with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and International Ministries.

HOW TO PRAY. Please pray for all students in Haiti that they can get the education they need to provide a livelihood for their families.

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BILL & ANN CLEMMERS

Democratic Republic of the Congo & South Sudan

WHO WE ARE. Ann and Bill Clemmer reside in the town of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo-Rwanda border. They work with IM partners Heal Africa and IMA World Health. Bill regularly travels to Beni, where he leads an international team of doctors, nurses and technical personnel responding to the current Ebola crisis, the largest in Congo’s history. Ann serves in Goma with Congolese colleagues in responding to the numerous needs, including counseling, nutrition and educating orphans, refugees and other vulnerable children who are affected by the ongoing conflict and poverty in this part of the world.

HOW TO PRAY. Please pray for the Clemmers and for a true and lasting peace in South Sudan and the eventual and safe return home for the millions who have been internally displaced.

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TEEN CHALLENGE NEW ENGLAND

WHO WE ARE. Teen Challenge is one of the oldest, largest and most successful program of its kind in the world. Teen Challenge New England serves individuals and families in the six New England states and New Jersey by providing Christian faith-based, long term residential recovery homes for more than 400 adults & adolescents and outreach and drug prevention programs to children and youth in schools and local communities.

Through Teen Challenge sons and daughters are restored and reunited with their once heartbroken families torn apart by their loved one’s past drug and alcohol addiction.

HOW TO PRAY. 

The way to freedom begins with prayer. It is one of the most powerful things you can do on behalf of those in bondage. 

They invite you to pray for:

The People In Their Programs

Pray that they find a relationship with Jesus, freedom from addiction, restored relationships with family, and a hope-filled future.

Their Centers & Leaders

Pray for the centers and leaders as they daily reach out to the afflicted and seek their full restoration.

The Unreached Addicts

Pray for the addicts who reside where we do not yet have programs. Pray for the expansion of our programs into their communities, the provision of resources, and the raising up of compassionate local leaders.

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INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE MISSION

WHO WE ARE. IJM partners with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems.

They combat slavery, sex trafficking, property grabbing, police abuse of power and sexual violence in nearly 20 communities throughout Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia.

Their vision is to rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible.

HOW TO PRAY. Catalyze prayer in your city to bring freedom to those enslaved.

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JEWS FOR JESUS

WHO WE ARE. Their approach to outreach is simple: they engage Jewish people with the gospel, equip them to follow Yeshua and inspire others to do the same. 

They love to meet with Jewish people who express an interest in Jesus and in studying the Scriptures. They tackle difficult subjects, answer questions and study the Scriptures together, meeting in homes, coffee shops, over the phone or online. They provide ongoing discipleship and mentorship for Jewish believers in Jesus, and we teach in churches all around the world about the culturally Jewish context of Jesus’ life and the Christian faith.

HOW TO PRAY. More laborers in the field, especially in Jerusalem. 

Wisdom and resources to open a half-way house.

Discernment and creativity for continued ministry to ultra-Orthodox Jewish people.

God's favor as they employ new ways to bring the gospel to Jewish people.

Continued transitions and adaption surrounding new leadership roles for those in their ministry.

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CONNECT CENTER

Claremont, New Hampshire

WHO WE ARE. The Connect Center exists to provide space for network churches to work together, offer events and classes, and connect area residents with the various resources and programs our churches offer.

HOW TO PRAY. 

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SHOES THAT FIT

WHO WE ARE. A local outreach to the schools and families of Claremont providing shoes and boots for children in need.

HOW TO PRAY. Pray that these shoes will be a means to the Gospel of Jesus Christ to be shared with these families and the love of Christ to be shown.

UPPER VALLEY PREGNANCY CENTER

West Lebanon & Claremont, New Hampshire

WHO WE ARE. We provide resources and information for both women and men about pregnancy, birth control, emotional support, ultrasound, your choices & options, after abortion and educational programs.

HOW TO PRAY. 

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SOUP KITCHEN

Claremont, New Hampshire

WHO WE ARE. The Claremont Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry is a non-profit community agency committed to serving individuals and families needing food assistance in the Sullivan County Area. We provide food and other available products to those in need. The overall objective of the agency is to advocate, create and operate programs and services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency for those we serve.

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