Pray for Winter Clothing and Blankets

Pray for Winter Clothing and Blankets

When the winter winds are at their strongest, impoverished families in Asia struggle to find warmth. Many can’t afford to buy warm clothing or blankets—even more so now, after the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns prevented many from earning livable wages. Those who have no home—people living on the street or in tents—are among the most vulnerable.

While not common except in the mountainous regions, low or below-freezing temperatures do occur in Asia. Serving in this frigid weather, GFA workers seek to provide protection from the cold for those in need.

Join us as we pray for those struggling against the cold and those working to bring them relief from dangerously cold temperatures.


Pray for the Lives at Risk

Pray for the Lives at Risk

Because the lockdowns from COVID-19 have hampered economic and social growth in South Asia, nearly 131 million people are estimated to slip into poverty in the near future,1 meaning the approaching winter months now jeopardize a much larger group. Unable to earn a livelihood that enables them to properly feed or clothe themselves because of the pandemic, entire communities could face the triple threat of sickness, starvation and dangerously low temperatures without adequate protection from the cold.

Pray GFA workers can minister to and help as many families as possible who are struggling because of COVID-19 in the upcoming winter months.

1“COVID-19 and South Asia: National Strategies and Subregional Cooperation for Accelerating Inclusive, Sustainable and Resilient Recovery.” United Nations ESCAP. 1 June 2020. https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/South%20Asia%20Covid-19%20Paper_5.pdf


Pray for Good Health

Pray for Good Health

The cold is no mere irritant for impoverished families in Asia. Continued exposure can bring sickness—even death. However, a blanket or winter clothing packet provided by GFA workers provides protection from chilly winds, preventing them from falling ill.

Pray the blankets or winter clothing people receive from GFA workers will improve their health and protect them from the harmful effects of prolonged exposure to low temperatures.


Pray for the Workers

Pray for the Workers

Even GFA workers aren’t immune to the cold. The harsh winds and freezing temperatures threaten their health and hamper their ministry. Winter clothing enables many men and women to brave the winter and bring God’s love to those who need it most.

Pray for GFA workers, that their ministry will be fruitful despite the cold.


Pray Hearts Will Be Touched with God’s Love

Pray Hearts Will Be Touched with God’s Love

GFA workers minister to those in need by providing warm blankets and winter clothing. As they do so, they spread the love of God, giving every gift in the name of Jesus.

Receiving an unexpected gift can bring joy to the heaviest of hearts, and a gift as simple as a warm blanket or winter clothing can brighten a recipient’s future.

Pray God’s love will bring warmth and healing to those struggling from the cold in both mind and body.


Pray for More Blankets and Winter Clothing

Pray for More Blankets and Winter Clothing

In 2019, around 300,000 families received blankets from GFA workers! But many more families and individuals still struggle against the cold. They huddle around small sources of heat or gather whatever scraps of clothing they can find. Breadwinners find it difficult to go out and provide for their families in cold weather, driving them deeper into poverty. With a warm blanket or winter clothing packet, their situation can change.

Pray GFA workers will be able to help many more families by providing them with thick blankets and warm winter clothing.


Pray Gifts Will Last a Long Time

Pray Gifts Will Last a Long Time

The winter months are sometimes dreaded by impoverished families in Asia. A thick blanket or winter clothing packet offers protection against the bitter winds and snow for those who need it. However, if a blanket or clothing packet is lost or damaged, the recipient, left without ample protection, is again vulnerable to the cold. How useful a gift is depends on how long it lasts; the longer a blanket or winter clothing packet lasts, the better it will bless the health and life of the individual who received it.

Pray blankets and clothing packets will last a long time, bringing warmth and health for many years.


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