One of the ways you can get involved in Dominican Republic is to begin praying for the needs that are present there. Check back occasionally to see an updated list of prayer requests for this country.
Pray for the Lord to bring forward new mission-minded Christian families to pursue adoption from Dominican Republic that the children can be loved and discipled in forever families.
Pray for the families who have answered the call to adopt from Dominican Republic and are currently waiting. May they be strengthened and encouraged throughout their process. Pray for each family who is working hard to be matched with their child/ children. Pray for peace & endurance, and that they’d use this time intentionally to prepare their families for what’s to come.
Pray for post adoptive families who are caring for and ministering to their children from Dominican Republic. Ask the Lord to bless their bonding and attachment, and for discipleship opportunities to continue.
Pray for the children waiting to be adopted from Dominican Republic. May the Lord offer them his comfort and peace and they wait for a family to pursue them.
Pray for the caregivers in the foster homes, group homes, and orphanages who are serving the waiting children. Ask for consideration and care as they are pouring into the children.
Pray for the local church in Dominican Republic. Pray for local believers in country to support families and children in need as they share the gospel with their neighbors.
Pray for La Baliza (of Niños de la Luz, the boys’ home we partner with in the DR)
Pray that the boys who live at La Baliza will trust Christ as their Savior and know the love of their heavenly Father for them.
Pray for unity and strength among the staff at the home – teachers/leaders/cooks/grounds keeper.
Pray for wisdom for (un)adopted to grow and deepen the relationships we have and to find new ways to walk alongside their ministry.
Pray for the church in DR, that they will be faithful to teach the Gospel.
Pray for missionaries through IMB, IJM, & other ministries who have sent missionaries to the DR. Pray that they will have many opportunities to form relationships and share their faith as well as empower the local church.
Pray for CONANI as they work to advocate for the children and as they make decisions that affect the children
Pray for wisdom and creativity for them as they seek to meet the children’s needs and also enact for better policies to help more families and children to be united — that the Lord will bring mission minded families that are excited about a 4-6 month in country stay
Pray for wisdom & grace for our in country team and team here
Pray specifically for our lawyer, our facilitator/host, and Beth, Ferrah, Alli, Josh, and unadopted.