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Mistreated Widows

Pray for widows who live in cultures where wives are often blamed for the death of their husbands. Also pray for those who are forced to marry relatives of their dead husbands.

Children Who Witness Abuse

Pray for children witnessing their parents in abusive relationships. Many will likely become abusive husbands or timid wives who accept abuse as normal.

Christians to Guard Their Thoughts

Pray for Christians to guard their thoughts and to carefully choose what they read, watch, and listen to. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure … think about such things” (Phil. 4:8).

Women in Ministry

Pray for women in ministry to be encouraged and know God’s strength and presence. Many of these ladies carry a heavy load of ministry, work, and family responsibilities.

Brides With Dowry Demands

Pray for brides who cannot meet the dowry demands of the husbands’ families. Such dowry cases sometimes lead to torture, murder, or suicide.

Victims of Domestic Violence

Pray for victims of domestic violence. Pray for every man to understand that God has made woman to be man’s companion and that he should love, respect, and protect his wife.

Lonely Women

Pray for women to learn that although loneliness is difficult, it is better not to marry than to live with men who do not respect them or their God and who may negatively influence their children.

Abandoned Women

Pray for God’s intimate presence to be experienced by women who feel the deep loneliness of being abandoned by their husbands or of never having married.

Young People to Be Taught

Pray for parents and church leaders to teach young people about the dangers of pornography, which destroys the true beauty of physical relationships. (1 Thess. 4:3-5)

Christian Husbands

Pray for Christian husbands who have non-Christian wives. Pray that their love and tenderness toward their wives will lead the women to be open to God’s love and gift of salvation.

God to Reveal His Love

Pray for women who unhealthily crave the physical attention of men, leading them to yield to sexual sin. Ask the Lord to reveal to them the power of his love in overcoming temptation. (Ps. 73:26)

Deep Faith for Christian Women

Pray for deep and unwavering faith for Christian women who are living with non-Christian husbands. Ask for the Holy Spirit to persuade these men to accept God’s gift of salvation.

Laws to Protect Young Girls

Pray for laws to be passed and enforced in many countries to keep parents from forcing their young daughters to marry older men – sometimes 10 to 30 years older.

Women to Make Good Decisions

Pray for young women who are considering living with their boyfriends. Pray that they will respect themselves and wait for men who will commit to love them through life’s joys and trials.

Christian Parents

Pray for Christian parents to respect the persons their adult children marry and to speak well of these spouses while looking for ways to honor the marriages.

Mothers Who Provide for Children

Pray for widows, abandoned wives, and single mothers who must provide for the needs of their children. Pray that communities would do more to protect these women.

Abused Wives

Pray for wives who allow their husbands to abuse them verbally or physically because they neither respect themselves nor feel they deserve to be loved.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women to have strength and wisdom to withstand the obstacles and difficulties of not being married and to thrive in their walk with God. (1 Cor. 7:38)

Education of Teenagers

Pray for parents and educators to teach teenagers that abstaining from sex until marriage allows them to have healthier lives and relationships.

Parents to Teach Children

Pray for parents to teach their children that choosing a spouse is a vitally important decision because it helps determine the future of both the married couple and the children they produce. Parents can show them how setting goals will help guide this decision.

Grieving Parents

Pray for couples grieving after they have experienced devastating miscarriages or the deaths of children. Often these tragedies lead to divorce.

Communication Skills for Couples

Pray for married couples to develop good communication skills and help each other deal with frustrations and feelings that get in the way of resolving problems.

Production Teams

Pray for wisdom for the 73 Women of Hope production teams as they teach God’s principles concerning marriage and family relationships.

Forced Brides

Pray for girls who are forced to become brides of much older men and in some cases are temporary “wives” easily divorced or sold into prostitution.

Abandoned and Stigmatized Victims

Pray for victims of trafficking, prostitution, and rape who have been abandoned and stigmatized by the very people who should have protected them. May they experience healing and restoration in Christ and therefore be able to trust people again.

Governments to Help their Poor

Pray for governments to do more to help their poor by creating the conditions in which people can get skills training and find honorable work.

Neglected Children

Pray for children who experience neglect and abuse in their homes. Many neglected children become trapped in prostitution, porn, and slave-like work in other countries or even in their own communities.

Christians to Help the Abused

Pray for Christians to be channels of God’s love and compassion to women and girls who have been deeply wounded by physical and sexual abuse.

Christian Organizations

Pray for Christian organizations providing safe homes and job training to young girls vulnerable to sex trafficking. Pray that they will “stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58).

Wives Who Suffer

Pray for women who are suffering from abuse, infidelity, or abandonment by their husbands. Many of these uneducated and unskilled women are forced into prostitution so they can feed their children.

Nepalese Children, Women and Teen Girls

Pray for Nepalese children, women, and teen girls who are raped by their relatives or unknown men and sometimes killed or sold into slavery in India, China, and other countries.

Awareness of Human Trafficking

Pray for more people to become aware of the signs of human trafficking and to be courageous enough to help women escape abuse. The clues include someone whose communication is restricted, is rarely seen outside her residence, lacks travel documents, or lives in a building that is frequently visited by men.

Law Enforcement Officers

Pray for law-enforcement officers to be educated about the local laws governing violence against women and girls. Pray also that officials who cover up and try to protect criminal abusers will be punished.

Impoverished Immigrants

Pray for poor immigrants in Europe to find dignified work so they are not forced into prostitution to provide for their families in their home countries.

Refugees Who Sell Daughters

Pray for refugees who left their homes with nothing and are now selling their daughters to pay the rent or buy food.

Sick and Suffering Women

Pray for women who are suffering from sexually transmitted diseases (including AIDS-related ones), malnourishment, tuberculosis, and complications from repeated rapes and abortions as a result of forced prostitution.

Fathers to Cherish Daughters

Pray for fathers to cherish and protect their daughters, to provide them an education, and to encourage them to set goals and live to glorify God in all things.

Women to Know God's Love

Pray for women who have experienced rape, prostitution, or abuse. Ask the Lord to enable them to know his transforming and healing work so that trust and dignity can be restored.

Authorities to Find Missing Children

Pray for authorities to do more to locate missing children and to punish those involved in kidnapping, drugging, and abusing these young ones. “Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked” (Psalm 82:3-4).

Girls Sold as Brides

Pray for girls from Vietnam, North Korea, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar who are tricked by relatives, friends, or boyfriends and sold to men as brides in China, Malaysia, and South Korea.

Exploited Women

Pray for tourists, students, military personnel, and businessmen to understand that many of the women they exploit are being forced to serve them. Pray that these men will offer to help women escape their captors (Ezekiel 33:11).

Awareness of Human Trafficking

Pray for awareness campaigns and the volunteers in various countries who distribute leaflets and posters to inform women of the dangers of leaving their communities to find work. Pray that government agencies will use the media to reveal the truth behind these fake job offers and deceptive promises of a better life.

Traumatized Girls and Women

Pray for young girls and women trafficking victims who are violently and emotionally traumatized. Many are in despair and consider suicide as an escape from the torment of being locked away, beaten, starved, and raped when they resist their pimps, rapists, or employers.

Enslaved Women and Girls

Pray for millions of women and girls who are forced into sex slavery and serve men in homes, brothels, escort services, massage parlors, strip clubs or hotels, or are prostituted on the streets or forced to participate in pornography.

Protection for Children

Pray for adults to do more to protect young children from being sexually assaulted by family members or caregivers. Pray that those who were assaulted as children will not be rejected or further abused by adults they confide in.

Arrests and Convictions

Pray for the conviction of pimps, porn-film producers, internet-porn distributors, and others who destroy the lives of women and children for financial gain.

Exploited Children

Pray for those working in the United States to identify and recover thousands of minors who have been sexually exploited. Pray for the conviction of the more than 2,300 suspected online child-sex offenders arrested during a three-month operation. Pray also for the 383 children who suffered sexual abuse or were used in the production of child pornography.

Safety for Listeners

Pray for safety for women listening to Women of Hope programs and the Hidden Treasures audio drama on small media devices that can be hidden from pimps and abusers.

Hidden Treasures Team

Pray for those involved in the translation and production of the Hidden Treasures audio drama in several languages: actors, technicians, musicians, sound-effect technicians, and others.

Safety for Rescuers

Pray for safety for people who are trying to rescue girls from prostitution. Criminals are not happy when their lucrative business is hindered.

Women of Hope Listeners

Pray for listeners of the Women of Hope program, which is available in 73 languages, to experience God’s love and realize that no matter what their circumstances, Jesus can give them courage, joy, and peace.

Trapped Women

Pray for women, many who are trapped in poverty and hopelessness, to be very cautious of “job offers” that promise them a better life but are actually sex slavery. Some teenagers admit that they were warned but didn’t believe it would happen to them.

Enslaved Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls who are sold into sex slavery by family, boyfriends, or others. Millions are forced into sexual exploitation (prostitution, pornography, or entertainment).

Women Lured into Trafficking

Pray for women and girls who are lured into the illegal and highly profitable industry of transporting and selling people.

Women to Have Hope in God

Pray for women to know that they were created by a loving God who wants to fill their lives with hope. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Parents to Cherish Daughters

Pray for parents to cherish their teenage daughters and protect them from relationships that will harm them, teaching them to respect themselves and to plan a healthy future.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Children in Danger of Kidnapping

Pray for people to speak up when they see children in danger or notice strange men watching children, possibly planning to kidnap them. Human traffickers and molesters are boldly snatching children waiting for school buses, playing in the yard, or shopping.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Priorities that Honor God

Pray for women to be willing to change their priorities, schedules, relationships, and anything else that hinders them from following God’s will. “Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women to Know Truth

Pray for Christian women to know that their bodies are the dwelling places of God the Holy Spirit and that they are to take care of and honor God with their bodies. “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Marriage Relationships

Pray for marriages in need of God’s love. “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Christians to Declare Truth

Pray for Christian women to declare that Jesus is the fulfillment of what God spoke through the prophet Isaiah: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means, ‘God with us’)”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Those in Hopeless Situations

Pray for those who are living in seemingly hopeless situations to find hope through Jesus Christ. Pray that they will hear of God’s great gift of salvation through Jesus Christ. “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord’”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women and Girls to Know Truth

Pray for women and girls who have been told that they are nothing but trash. Pray that they will hear the truth: “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Trapped in Poverty

Pray for women trapped in poverty with little education and few opportunities in their communities. And pray for the people who introduce these women to available services to help better their lives.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Emotional Healing for Children

Pray for God to heal the minds and emotions of children who witness domestic abuse, making them prone to suffer from psychiatric disorders and more likely to grow up to become victims or abusers.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Facing Death Threats

Pray for women who face death threats against themselves, their children, or other loved ones from husbands or boyfriends who seek to exercise control by isolating them from friends and family.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Support for Pregnancy Centers

Pray for Christians to support local pregnancy centers that offer free sonograms, baby clothes, and other items a new mother needs.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Refugee Women

Pray for refugee women in Canada and the U.S. who are living in isolation and fear. Pray that they will develop healthy friendships and receive help to deal with the trauma they have experienced.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Offers of Love to Those Grieving

Pray for Christians to offer love, hope, and friendship to women and men who continue grieving after the abortions that killed their babies. Many who are suffering need someone to listen and care.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Understanding of Drug Abuse

Pray for people in Canada and the U.S. to understand that people who use drugs illegally, whether for recreation or because they are addicted, are indirectly supporting gang murders, gender violence, extortion, and terrorist attacks.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Wisdom and Courage for Women

Pray for women to respect themselves, make wise decisions, and have the courage to insist on a marriage commitment rather than living with the men they love.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Considering Abortion

Pray for the millions of women who will consider having abortions since they believe they have no other choice because of pressure from parents, husbands, boyfriends, pimps, and career advisers. Pray that they will choose life for their babies.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Caring for Addicted Babies

Pray for women caring for the thousands of babies born addicted to drugs because of the opioid crisis in the U.S. Pray that Christians would support these women with offers to help with chores or purchase needed items.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Advocates for Foster Children

Pray for Christians to become advocates for children in foster care and to open their homes to some of the 400,000 children needing a safe place to live.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

American Christians to Befriend Foreigners

Pray for Christians to befriend the more than 40 million people living in the U.S. born in another country; genuinely caring about them, learning about their struggles, and offering to help. “To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Canadian Christians to Befriend Foreigners

Pray for Canadian Christians to befriend foreign-born people (nearly 22 percent of the population) and help new immigrants (about 60 percent from Asia, particularly China and India) to settle into their communities.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Christians to Help Mothers

Pray for Christians to do more to protect women and babies from the devastating results of abortion. Pray for the hundreds of mothers who chose life for their babies when offered help and prayers in front of abortion clinics.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Canadian Women in Danger

Pray for help and safety for Canadian indigenous women and girls who are in danger. Too many have been murdered or gone missing. Pray that governments would find and punish the perpetrators of violence against indigenous women.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Churches to Help Suffering Women

Pray for churches to reach out to women experiencing domestic violence, letting them know that they have a safe place with God’s family.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Girls Forced into Marriages

Pray for girls who are forced into marriages but do not have the rights of an adult, preventing them from being able to stay in a rescue shelter, file for a protective order, or file for divorce. Pray that the relevant laws would be improved.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

End of Human Trafficking

Pray for leaders of Canada and the U.S. to continue to make ending human trafficking a major priority. Praise God that the largest human-trafficking portal in the U.S., was shut down by the FBI in April.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women to Discover Their True Value

Pray for women who look for their value in relationships, motherhood, financial success or possessions to discover that their real value is in Christ. “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Manipulated Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls who are manipulated by those posing as boyfriends and are then trapped in sex slavery. Pray that they will be able to escape and find true freedom and healing in Christ.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Immigrants to Hear About Christ

Pray for immigrant women living in Canada or the U.S. to hear about Christ and want to know about God. Pray for individuals to meet with them and teach them about Jesus.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

God's Help for the Afflicted

Pray for our God and King to help us defend the afflicted, show mercy on the weak and the needy, and help rescue the oppressed.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Widows and Orphans Given Care

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that widows and orphans have been given radios, food, clothes, health care, education fees, and taught about God’s love. "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world" (James 1:27).

Community Leaders and the Media

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that community leaders and the media are exposing rapes, child marriages, trafficking, and harmful cultural practices and that they are encouraging leaders to do more to end these horrible abuses.

Programs Helping Listeners

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that thousands of Women of Hope listeners have shared testimonies about how the program has helped them to better raise healthy children, treat their spouses, prepare healthy food, and live to honor God.

Financial Support for Ministry

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks for the continued financial support of Women of Hope programs, prayer ministry, and leadership training by individuals, foundations, and TWR partner ministries. Continue to pray for funds to start programs in new languages. A listener in Mozambique wrote, “I am already a Christian, but the way that you are using the Word of God in your program is amazing, and it touches my heart. But I am writing because my mother does not understand the Portuguese language. Is it possible to make the program in the Tsonga language for the women who never went to school?”

Prisoners Receiving Hope

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give thanks and praise that thousands of prisoners have received hope through the love shown to them in practical ways (such as gifts of clothes, soap, and baby items); through the Women of Hope program; and in Bible studies led by those who visit them in Albania, Angola, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Korea, Liberia, Nepal, Paraguay, South Africa, Tanzania, and Thailand.

Those Who Support and Serve our Staff

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give thanks and praise for the pastors, husbands, village chiefs, and TWR staff who support and serve TWR Women of Hope’s staff and volunteers around the world.

Translators of the Prayer Calendar

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks for those who volunteer to translate TWR Women of Hope’s monthly prayer calendars so that others can pray with us in more than 100 languages. Give thanks for those who distribute them, sometimes traveling from village to village on motorbike, by bus, or on foot.

Prayer

Mistreated Widows

Pray for widows who live in cultures where wives are often blamed for the death of their husbands. Also pray for those who are forced to marry relatives of their dead husbands.

Children Who Witness Abuse

Pray for children witnessing their parents in abusive relationships. Many will likely become abusive husbands or timid wives who accept abuse as normal.

Christians to Guard Their Thoughts

Pray for Christians to guard their thoughts and to carefully choose what they read, watch, and listen to. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure … think about such things” (Phil. 4:8).

Women in Ministry

Pray for women in ministry to be encouraged and know God’s strength and presence. Many of these ladies carry a heavy load of ministry, work, and family responsibilities.

Brides With Dowry Demands

Pray for brides who cannot meet the dowry demands of the husbands’ families. Such dowry cases sometimes lead to torture, murder, or suicide.

Victims of Domestic Violence

Pray for victims of domestic violence. Pray for every man to understand that God has made woman to be man’s companion and that he should love, respect, and protect his wife.

Lonely Women

Pray for women to learn that although loneliness is difficult, it is better not to marry than to live with men who do not respect them or their God and who may negatively influence their children.

Abandoned Women

Pray for God’s intimate presence to be experienced by women who feel the deep loneliness of being abandoned by their husbands or of never having married.

Young People to Be Taught

Pray for parents and church leaders to teach young people about the dangers of pornography, which destroys the true beauty of physical relationships. (1 Thess. 4:3-5)

Christian Husbands

Pray for Christian husbands who have non-Christian wives. Pray that their love and tenderness toward their wives will lead the women to be open to God’s love and gift of salvation.

God to Reveal His Love

Pray for women who unhealthily crave the physical attention of men, leading them to yield to sexual sin. Ask the Lord to reveal to them the power of his love in overcoming temptation. (Ps. 73:26)

Deep Faith for Christian Women

Pray for deep and unwavering faith for Christian women who are living with non-Christian husbands. Ask for the Holy Spirit to persuade these men to accept God’s gift of salvation.

Laws to Protect Young Girls

Pray for laws to be passed and enforced in many countries to keep parents from forcing their young daughters to marry older men – sometimes 10 to 30 years older.

Women to Make Good Decisions

Pray for young women who are considering living with their boyfriends. Pray that they will respect themselves and wait for men who will commit to love them through life’s joys and trials.

Christian Parents

Pray for Christian parents to respect the persons their adult children marry and to speak well of these spouses while looking for ways to honor the marriages.

Mothers Who Provide for Children

Pray for widows, abandoned wives, and single mothers who must provide for the needs of their children. Pray that communities would do more to protect these women.

Abused Wives

Pray for wives who allow their husbands to abuse them verbally or physically because they neither respect themselves nor feel they deserve to be loved.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women to have strength and wisdom to withstand the obstacles and difficulties of not being married and to thrive in their walk with God. (1 Cor. 7:38)

Education of Teenagers

Pray for parents and educators to teach teenagers that abstaining from sex until marriage allows them to have healthier lives and relationships.

Parents to Teach Children

Pray for parents to teach their children that choosing a spouse is a vitally important decision because it helps determine the future of both the married couple and the children they produce. Parents can show them how setting goals will help guide this decision.

Grieving Parents

Pray for couples grieving after they have experienced devastating miscarriages or the deaths of children. Often these tragedies lead to divorce.

Communication Skills for Couples

Pray for married couples to develop good communication skills and help each other deal with frustrations and feelings that get in the way of resolving problems.

Production Teams

Pray for wisdom for the 73 Women of Hope production teams as they teach God’s principles concerning marriage and family relationships.

Forced Brides

Pray for girls who are forced to become brides of much older men and in some cases are temporary “wives” easily divorced or sold into prostitution.

Abandoned and Stigmatized Victims

Pray for victims of trafficking, prostitution, and rape who have been abandoned and stigmatized by the very people who should have protected them. May they experience healing and restoration in Christ and therefore be able to trust people again.

Governments to Help their Poor

Pray for governments to do more to help their poor by creating the conditions in which people can get skills training and find honorable work.

Neglected Children

Pray for children who experience neglect and abuse in their homes. Many neglected children become trapped in prostitution, porn, and slave-like work in other countries or even in their own communities.

Christians to Help the Abused

Pray for Christians to be channels of God’s love and compassion to women and girls who have been deeply wounded by physical and sexual abuse.

Christian Organizations

Pray for Christian organizations providing safe homes and job training to young girls vulnerable to sex trafficking. Pray that they will “stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58).

Wives Who Suffer

Pray for women who are suffering from abuse, infidelity, or abandonment by their husbands. Many of these uneducated and unskilled women are forced into prostitution so they can feed their children.

Nepalese Children, Women and Teen Girls

Pray for Nepalese children, women, and teen girls who are raped by their relatives or unknown men and sometimes killed or sold into slavery in India, China, and other countries.

Awareness of Human Trafficking

Pray for more people to become aware of the signs of human trafficking and to be courageous enough to help women escape abuse. The clues include someone whose communication is restricted, is rarely seen outside her residence, lacks travel documents, or lives in a building that is frequently visited by men.

Law Enforcement Officers

Pray for law-enforcement officers to be educated about the local laws governing violence against women and girls. Pray also that officials who cover up and try to protect criminal abusers will be punished.

Impoverished Immigrants

Pray for poor immigrants in Europe to find dignified work so they are not forced into prostitution to provide for their families in their home countries.

Refugees Who Sell Daughters

Pray for refugees who left their homes with nothing and are now selling their daughters to pay the rent or buy food.

Sick and Suffering Women

Pray for women who are suffering from sexually transmitted diseases (including AIDS-related ones), malnourishment, tuberculosis, and complications from repeated rapes and abortions as a result of forced prostitution.

Fathers to Cherish Daughters

Pray for fathers to cherish and protect their daughters, to provide them an education, and to encourage them to set goals and live to glorify God in all things.

Women to Know God's Love

Pray for women who have experienced rape, prostitution, or abuse. Ask the Lord to enable them to know his transforming and healing work so that trust and dignity can be restored.

Authorities to Find Missing Children

Pray for authorities to do more to locate missing children and to punish those involved in kidnapping, drugging, and abusing these young ones. “Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked” (Psalm 82:3-4).

Girls Sold as Brides

Pray for girls from Vietnam, North Korea, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar who are tricked by relatives, friends, or boyfriends and sold to men as brides in China, Malaysia, and South Korea.

Exploited Women

Pray for tourists, students, military personnel, and businessmen to understand that many of the women they exploit are being forced to serve them. Pray that these men will offer to help women escape their captors (Ezekiel 33:11).

Awareness of Human Trafficking

Pray for awareness campaigns and the volunteers in various countries who distribute leaflets and posters to inform women of the dangers of leaving their communities to find work. Pray that government agencies will use the media to reveal the truth behind these fake job offers and deceptive promises of a better life.

Traumatized Girls and Women

Pray for young girls and women trafficking victims who are violently and emotionally traumatized. Many are in despair and consider suicide as an escape from the torment of being locked away, beaten, starved, and raped when they resist their pimps, rapists, or employers.

Enslaved Women and Girls

Pray for millions of women and girls who are forced into sex slavery and serve men in homes, brothels, escort services, massage parlors, strip clubs or hotels, or are prostituted on the streets or forced to participate in pornography.

Protection for Children

Pray for adults to do more to protect young children from being sexually assaulted by family members or caregivers. Pray that those who were assaulted as children will not be rejected or further abused by adults they confide in.

Arrests and Convictions

Pray for the conviction of pimps, porn-film producers, internet-porn distributors, and others who destroy the lives of women and children for financial gain.

Exploited Children

Pray for those working in the United States to identify and recover thousands of minors who have been sexually exploited. Pray for the conviction of the more than 2,300 suspected online child-sex offenders arrested during a three-month operation. Pray also for the 383 children who suffered sexual abuse or were used in the production of child pornography.

Safety for Listeners

Pray for safety for women listening to Women of Hope programs and the Hidden Treasures audio drama on small media devices that can be hidden from pimps and abusers.

Hidden Treasures Team

Pray for those involved in the translation and production of the Hidden Treasures audio drama in several languages: actors, technicians, musicians, sound-effect technicians, and others.

Safety for Rescuers

Pray for safety for people who are trying to rescue girls from prostitution. Criminals are not happy when their lucrative business is hindered.

Women of Hope Listeners

Pray for listeners of the Women of Hope program, which is available in 73 languages, to experience God’s love and realize that no matter what their circumstances, Jesus can give them courage, joy, and peace.

Trapped Women

Pray for women, many who are trapped in poverty and hopelessness, to be very cautious of “job offers” that promise them a better life but are actually sex slavery. Some teenagers admit that they were warned but didn’t believe it would happen to them.

Enslaved Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls who are sold into sex slavery by family, boyfriends, or others. Millions are forced into sexual exploitation (prostitution, pornography, or entertainment).

Women Lured into Trafficking

Pray for women and girls who are lured into the illegal and highly profitable industry of transporting and selling people.

Women to Have Hope in God

Pray for women to know that they were created by a loving God who wants to fill their lives with hope. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Parents to Cherish Daughters

Pray for parents to cherish their teenage daughters and protect them from relationships that will harm them, teaching them to respect themselves and to plan a healthy future.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Children in Danger of Kidnapping

Pray for people to speak up when they see children in danger or notice strange men watching children, possibly planning to kidnap them. Human traffickers and molesters are boldly snatching children waiting for school buses, playing in the yard, or shopping.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Priorities that Honor God

Pray for women to be willing to change their priorities, schedules, relationships, and anything else that hinders them from following God’s will. “Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women to Know Truth

Pray for Christian women to know that their bodies are the dwelling places of God the Holy Spirit and that they are to take care of and honor God with their bodies. “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Marriage Relationships

Pray for marriages in need of God’s love. “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Christians to Declare Truth

Pray for Christian women to declare that Jesus is the fulfillment of what God spoke through the prophet Isaiah: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means, ‘God with us’)”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Those in Hopeless Situations

Pray for those who are living in seemingly hopeless situations to find hope through Jesus Christ. Pray that they will hear of God’s great gift of salvation through Jesus Christ. “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord’”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women and Girls to Know Truth

Pray for women and girls who have been told that they are nothing but trash. Pray that they will hear the truth: “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Trapped in Poverty

Pray for women trapped in poverty with little education and few opportunities in their communities. And pray for the people who introduce these women to available services to help better their lives.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Emotional Healing for Children

Pray for God to heal the minds and emotions of children who witness domestic abuse, making them prone to suffer from psychiatric disorders and more likely to grow up to become victims or abusers.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Facing Death Threats

Pray for women who face death threats against themselves, their children, or other loved ones from husbands or boyfriends who seek to exercise control by isolating them from friends and family.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Support for Pregnancy Centers

Pray for Christians to support local pregnancy centers that offer free sonograms, baby clothes, and other items a new mother needs.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Refugee Women

Pray for refugee women in Canada and the U.S. who are living in isolation and fear. Pray that they will develop healthy friendships and receive help to deal with the trauma they have experienced.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Offers of Love to Those Grieving

Pray for Christians to offer love, hope, and friendship to women and men who continue grieving after the abortions that killed their babies. Many who are suffering need someone to listen and care.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Understanding of Drug Abuse

Pray for people in Canada and the U.S. to understand that people who use drugs illegally, whether for recreation or because they are addicted, are indirectly supporting gang murders, gender violence, extortion, and terrorist attacks.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Wisdom and Courage for Women

Pray for women to respect themselves, make wise decisions, and have the courage to insist on a marriage commitment rather than living with the men they love.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Considering Abortion

Pray for the millions of women who will consider having abortions since they believe they have no other choice because of pressure from parents, husbands, boyfriends, pimps, and career advisers. Pray that they will choose life for their babies.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Caring for Addicted Babies

Pray for women caring for the thousands of babies born addicted to drugs because of the opioid crisis in the U.S. Pray that Christians would support these women with offers to help with chores or purchase needed items.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Advocates for Foster Children

Pray for Christians to become advocates for children in foster care and to open their homes to some of the 400,000 children needing a safe place to live.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

American Christians to Befriend Foreigners

Pray for Christians to befriend the more than 40 million people living in the U.S. born in another country; genuinely caring about them, learning about their struggles, and offering to help. “To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Canadian Christians to Befriend Foreigners

Pray for Canadian Christians to befriend foreign-born people (nearly 22 percent of the population) and help new immigrants (about 60 percent from Asia, particularly China and India) to settle into their communities.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Christians to Help Mothers

Pray for Christians to do more to protect women and babies from the devastating results of abortion. Pray for the hundreds of mothers who chose life for their babies when offered help and prayers in front of abortion clinics.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Canadian Women in Danger

Pray for help and safety for Canadian indigenous women and girls who are in danger. Too many have been murdered or gone missing. Pray that governments would find and punish the perpetrators of violence against indigenous women.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Churches to Help Suffering Women

Pray for churches to reach out to women experiencing domestic violence, letting them know that they have a safe place with God’s family.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Girls Forced into Marriages

Pray for girls who are forced into marriages but do not have the rights of an adult, preventing them from being able to stay in a rescue shelter, file for a protective order, or file for divorce. Pray that the relevant laws would be improved.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

End of Human Trafficking

Pray for leaders of Canada and the U.S. to continue to make ending human trafficking a major priority. Praise God that the largest human-trafficking portal in the U.S., was shut down by the FBI in April.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women to Discover Their True Value

Pray for women who look for their value in relationships, motherhood, financial success or possessions to discover that their real value is in Christ. “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Manipulated Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls who are manipulated by those posing as boyfriends and are then trapped in sex slavery. Pray that they will be able to escape and find true freedom and healing in Christ.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Immigrants to Hear About Christ

Pray for immigrant women living in Canada or the U.S. to hear about Christ and want to know about God. Pray for individuals to meet with them and teach them about Jesus.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

God's Help for the Afflicted

Pray for our God and King to help us defend the afflicted, show mercy on the weak and the needy, and help rescue the oppressed.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Widows and Orphans Given Care

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that widows and orphans have been given radios, food, clothes, health care, education fees, and taught about God’s love. "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world" (James 1:27).

Community Leaders and the Media

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that community leaders and the media are exposing rapes, child marriages, trafficking, and harmful cultural practices and that they are encouraging leaders to do more to end these horrible abuses.

Programs Helping Listeners

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that thousands of Women of Hope listeners have shared testimonies about how the program has helped them to better raise healthy children, treat their spouses, prepare healthy food, and live to honor God.

Financial Support for Ministry

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks for the continued financial support of Women of Hope programs, prayer ministry, and leadership training by individuals, foundations, and TWR partner ministries. Continue to pray for funds to start programs in new languages. A listener in Mozambique wrote, “I am already a Christian, but the way that you are using the Word of God in your program is amazing, and it touches my heart. But I am writing because my mother does not understand the Portuguese language. Is it possible to make the program in the Tsonga language for the women who never went to school?”

Prisoners Receiving Hope

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give thanks and praise that thousands of prisoners have received hope through the love shown to them in practical ways (such as gifts of clothes, soap, and baby items); through the Women of Hope program; and in Bible studies led by those who visit them in Albania, Angola, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Korea, Liberia, Nepal, Paraguay, South Africa, Tanzania, and Thailand.

Those Who Support and Serve our Staff

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give thanks and praise for the pastors, husbands, village chiefs, and TWR staff who support and serve TWR Women of Hope’s staff and volunteers around the world.

Translators of the Prayer Calendar

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks for those who volunteer to translate TWR Women of Hope’s monthly prayer calendars so that others can pray with us in more than 100 languages. Give thanks for those who distribute them, sometimes traveling from village to village on motorbike, by bus, or on foot.

Women

Mistreated Widows

Pray for widows who live in cultures where wives are often blamed for the death of their husbands. Also pray for those who are forced to marry relatives of their dead husbands.

Children Who Witness Abuse

Pray for children witnessing their parents in abusive relationships. Many will likely become abusive husbands or timid wives who accept abuse as normal.

Christians to Guard Their Thoughts

Pray for Christians to guard their thoughts and to carefully choose what they read, watch, and listen to. “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure … think about such things” (Phil. 4:8).

Women in Ministry

Pray for women in ministry to be encouraged and know God’s strength and presence. Many of these ladies carry a heavy load of ministry, work, and family responsibilities.

Brides With Dowry Demands

Pray for brides who cannot meet the dowry demands of the husbands’ families. Such dowry cases sometimes lead to torture, murder, or suicide.

Victims of Domestic Violence

Pray for victims of domestic violence. Pray for every man to understand that God has made woman to be man’s companion and that he should love, respect, and protect his wife.

Lonely Women

Pray for women to learn that although loneliness is difficult, it is better not to marry than to live with men who do not respect them or their God and who may negatively influence their children.

Abandoned Women

Pray for God’s intimate presence to be experienced by women who feel the deep loneliness of being abandoned by their husbands or of never having married.

Young People to Be Taught

Pray for parents and church leaders to teach young people about the dangers of pornography, which destroys the true beauty of physical relationships. (1 Thess. 4:3-5)

Christian Husbands

Pray for Christian husbands who have non-Christian wives. Pray that their love and tenderness toward their wives will lead the women to be open to God’s love and gift of salvation.

God to Reveal His Love

Pray for women who unhealthily crave the physical attention of men, leading them to yield to sexual sin. Ask the Lord to reveal to them the power of his love in overcoming temptation. (Ps. 73:26)

Deep Faith for Christian Women

Pray for deep and unwavering faith for Christian women who are living with non-Christian husbands. Ask for the Holy Spirit to persuade these men to accept God’s gift of salvation.

Laws to Protect Young Girls

Pray for laws to be passed and enforced in many countries to keep parents from forcing their young daughters to marry older men – sometimes 10 to 30 years older.

Women to Make Good Decisions

Pray for young women who are considering living with their boyfriends. Pray that they will respect themselves and wait for men who will commit to love them through life’s joys and trials.

Christian Parents

Pray for Christian parents to respect the persons their adult children marry and to speak well of these spouses while looking for ways to honor the marriages.

Mothers Who Provide for Children

Pray for widows, abandoned wives, and single mothers who must provide for the needs of their children. Pray that communities would do more to protect these women.

Abused Wives

Pray for wives who allow their husbands to abuse them verbally or physically because they neither respect themselves nor feel they deserve to be loved.

Single Christian Women

Pray for single Christian women to have strength and wisdom to withstand the obstacles and difficulties of not being married and to thrive in their walk with God. (1 Cor. 7:38)

Education of Teenagers

Pray for parents and educators to teach teenagers that abstaining from sex until marriage allows them to have healthier lives and relationships.

Parents to Teach Children

Pray for parents to teach their children that choosing a spouse is a vitally important decision because it helps determine the future of both the married couple and the children they produce. Parents can show them how setting goals will help guide this decision.

Grieving Parents

Pray for couples grieving after they have experienced devastating miscarriages or the deaths of children. Often these tragedies lead to divorce.

Communication Skills for Couples

Pray for married couples to develop good communication skills and help each other deal with frustrations and feelings that get in the way of resolving problems.

Production Teams

Pray for wisdom for the 73 Women of Hope production teams as they teach God’s principles concerning marriage and family relationships.

Forced Brides

Pray for girls who are forced to become brides of much older men and in some cases are temporary “wives” easily divorced or sold into prostitution.

Abandoned and Stigmatized Victims

Pray for victims of trafficking, prostitution, and rape who have been abandoned and stigmatized by the very people who should have protected them. May they experience healing and restoration in Christ and therefore be able to trust people again.

Governments to Help their Poor

Pray for governments to do more to help their poor by creating the conditions in which people can get skills training and find honorable work.

Neglected Children

Pray for children who experience neglect and abuse in their homes. Many neglected children become trapped in prostitution, porn, and slave-like work in other countries or even in their own communities.

Christians to Help the Abused

Pray for Christians to be channels of God’s love and compassion to women and girls who have been deeply wounded by physical and sexual abuse.

Christian Organizations

Pray for Christian organizations providing safe homes and job training to young girls vulnerable to sex trafficking. Pray that they will “stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58).

Wives Who Suffer

Pray for women who are suffering from abuse, infidelity, or abandonment by their husbands. Many of these uneducated and unskilled women are forced into prostitution so they can feed their children.

Nepalese Children, Women and Teen Girls

Pray for Nepalese children, women, and teen girls who are raped by their relatives or unknown men and sometimes killed or sold into slavery in India, China, and other countries.

Awareness of Human Trafficking

Pray for more people to become aware of the signs of human trafficking and to be courageous enough to help women escape abuse. The clues include someone whose communication is restricted, is rarely seen outside her residence, lacks travel documents, or lives in a building that is frequently visited by men.

Law Enforcement Officers

Pray for law-enforcement officers to be educated about the local laws governing violence against women and girls. Pray also that officials who cover up and try to protect criminal abusers will be punished.

Impoverished Immigrants

Pray for poor immigrants in Europe to find dignified work so they are not forced into prostitution to provide for their families in their home countries.

Refugees Who Sell Daughters

Pray for refugees who left their homes with nothing and are now selling their daughters to pay the rent or buy food.

Sick and Suffering Women

Pray for women who are suffering from sexually transmitted diseases (including AIDS-related ones), malnourishment, tuberculosis, and complications from repeated rapes and abortions as a result of forced prostitution.

Fathers to Cherish Daughters

Pray for fathers to cherish and protect their daughters, to provide them an education, and to encourage them to set goals and live to glorify God in all things.

Women to Know God's Love

Pray for women who have experienced rape, prostitution, or abuse. Ask the Lord to enable them to know his transforming and healing work so that trust and dignity can be restored.

Authorities to Find Missing Children

Pray for authorities to do more to locate missing children and to punish those involved in kidnapping, drugging, and abusing these young ones. “Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked” (Psalm 82:3-4).

Girls Sold as Brides

Pray for girls from Vietnam, North Korea, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar who are tricked by relatives, friends, or boyfriends and sold to men as brides in China, Malaysia, and South Korea.

Exploited Women

Pray for tourists, students, military personnel, and businessmen to understand that many of the women they exploit are being forced to serve them. Pray that these men will offer to help women escape their captors (Ezekiel 33:11).

Awareness of Human Trafficking

Pray for awareness campaigns and the volunteers in various countries who distribute leaflets and posters to inform women of the dangers of leaving their communities to find work. Pray that government agencies will use the media to reveal the truth behind these fake job offers and deceptive promises of a better life.

Traumatized Girls and Women

Pray for young girls and women trafficking victims who are violently and emotionally traumatized. Many are in despair and consider suicide as an escape from the torment of being locked away, beaten, starved, and raped when they resist their pimps, rapists, or employers.

Enslaved Women and Girls

Pray for millions of women and girls who are forced into sex slavery and serve men in homes, brothels, escort services, massage parlors, strip clubs or hotels, or are prostituted on the streets or forced to participate in pornography.

Protection for Children

Pray for adults to do more to protect young children from being sexually assaulted by family members or caregivers. Pray that those who were assaulted as children will not be rejected or further abused by adults they confide in.

Arrests and Convictions

Pray for the conviction of pimps, porn-film producers, internet-porn distributors, and others who destroy the lives of women and children for financial gain.

Exploited Children

Pray for those working in the United States to identify and recover thousands of minors who have been sexually exploited. Pray for the conviction of the more than 2,300 suspected online child-sex offenders arrested during a three-month operation. Pray also for the 383 children who suffered sexual abuse or were used in the production of child pornography.

Safety for Listeners

Pray for safety for women listening to Women of Hope programs and the Hidden Treasures audio drama on small media devices that can be hidden from pimps and abusers.

Hidden Treasures Team

Pray for those involved in the translation and production of the Hidden Treasures audio drama in several languages: actors, technicians, musicians, sound-effect technicians, and others.

Safety for Rescuers

Pray for safety for people who are trying to rescue girls from prostitution. Criminals are not happy when their lucrative business is hindered.

Women of Hope Listeners

Pray for listeners of the Women of Hope program, which is available in 73 languages, to experience God’s love and realize that no matter what their circumstances, Jesus can give them courage, joy, and peace.

Trapped Women

Pray for women, many who are trapped in poverty and hopelessness, to be very cautious of “job offers” that promise them a better life but are actually sex slavery. Some teenagers admit that they were warned but didn’t believe it would happen to them.

Enslaved Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls who are sold into sex slavery by family, boyfriends, or others. Millions are forced into sexual exploitation (prostitution, pornography, or entertainment).

Women Lured into Trafficking

Pray for women and girls who are lured into the illegal and highly profitable industry of transporting and selling people.

Women to Have Hope in God

Pray for women to know that they were created by a loving God who wants to fill their lives with hope. “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Parents to Cherish Daughters

Pray for parents to cherish their teenage daughters and protect them from relationships that will harm them, teaching them to respect themselves and to plan a healthy future.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Children in Danger of Kidnapping

Pray for people to speak up when they see children in danger or notice strange men watching children, possibly planning to kidnap them. Human traffickers and molesters are boldly snatching children waiting for school buses, playing in the yard, or shopping.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Priorities that Honor God

Pray for women to be willing to change their priorities, schedules, relationships, and anything else that hinders them from following God’s will. “Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women to Know Truth

Pray for Christian women to know that their bodies are the dwelling places of God the Holy Spirit and that they are to take care of and honor God with their bodies. “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Marriage Relationships

Pray for marriages in need of God’s love. “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Christians to Declare Truth

Pray for Christian women to declare that Jesus is the fulfillment of what God spoke through the prophet Isaiah: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means, ‘God with us’)”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Those in Hopeless Situations

Pray for those who are living in seemingly hopeless situations to find hope through Jesus Christ. Pray that they will hear of God’s great gift of salvation through Jesus Christ. “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord’”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women and Girls to Know Truth

Pray for women and girls who have been told that they are nothing but trash. Pray that they will hear the truth: “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Trapped in Poverty

Pray for women trapped in poverty with little education and few opportunities in their communities. And pray for the people who introduce these women to available services to help better their lives.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Emotional Healing for Children

Pray for God to heal the minds and emotions of children who witness domestic abuse, making them prone to suffer from psychiatric disorders and more likely to grow up to become victims or abusers.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Facing Death Threats

Pray for women who face death threats against themselves, their children, or other loved ones from husbands or boyfriends who seek to exercise control by isolating them from friends and family.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Support for Pregnancy Centers

Pray for Christians to support local pregnancy centers that offer free sonograms, baby clothes, and other items a new mother needs.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Refugee Women

Pray for refugee women in Canada and the U.S. who are living in isolation and fear. Pray that they will develop healthy friendships and receive help to deal with the trauma they have experienced.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Offers of Love to Those Grieving

Pray for Christians to offer love, hope, and friendship to women and men who continue grieving after the abortions that killed their babies. Many who are suffering need someone to listen and care.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Understanding of Drug Abuse

Pray for people in Canada and the U.S. to understand that people who use drugs illegally, whether for recreation or because they are addicted, are indirectly supporting gang murders, gender violence, extortion, and terrorist attacks.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Wisdom and Courage for Women

Pray for women to respect themselves, make wise decisions, and have the courage to insist on a marriage commitment rather than living with the men they love.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Considering Abortion

Pray for the millions of women who will consider having abortions since they believe they have no other choice because of pressure from parents, husbands, boyfriends, pimps, and career advisers. Pray that they will choose life for their babies.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women Caring for Addicted Babies

Pray for women caring for the thousands of babies born addicted to drugs because of the opioid crisis in the U.S. Pray that Christians would support these women with offers to help with chores or purchase needed items.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Advocates for Foster Children

Pray for Christians to become advocates for children in foster care and to open their homes to some of the 400,000 children needing a safe place to live.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

American Christians to Befriend Foreigners

Pray for Christians to befriend the more than 40 million people living in the U.S. born in another country; genuinely caring about them, learning about their struggles, and offering to help. “To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Canadian Christians to Befriend Foreigners

Pray for Canadian Christians to befriend foreign-born people (nearly 22 percent of the population) and help new immigrants (about 60 percent from Asia, particularly China and India) to settle into their communities.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Christians to Help Mothers

Pray for Christians to do more to protect women and babies from the devastating results of abortion. Pray for the hundreds of mothers who chose life for their babies when offered help and prayers in front of abortion clinics.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Canadian Women in Danger

Pray for help and safety for Canadian indigenous women and girls who are in danger. Too many have been murdered or gone missing. Pray that governments would find and punish the perpetrators of violence against indigenous women.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Churches to Help Suffering Women

Pray for churches to reach out to women experiencing domestic violence, letting them know that they have a safe place with God’s family.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Girls Forced into Marriages

Pray for girls who are forced into marriages but do not have the rights of an adult, preventing them from being able to stay in a rescue shelter, file for a protective order, or file for divorce. Pray that the relevant laws would be improved.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

End of Human Trafficking

Pray for leaders of Canada and the U.S. to continue to make ending human trafficking a major priority. Praise God that the largest human-trafficking portal in the U.S., was shut down by the FBI in April.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Women to Discover Their True Value

Pray for women who look for their value in relationships, motherhood, financial success or possessions to discover that their real value is in Christ. “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God”

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Manipulated Women and Girls

Pray for women and girls who are manipulated by those posing as boyfriends and are then trapped in sex slavery. Pray that they will be able to escape and find true freedom and healing in Christ.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Immigrants to Hear About Christ

Pray for immigrant women living in Canada or the U.S. to hear about Christ and want to know about God. Pray for individuals to meet with them and teach them about Jesus.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

God's Help for the Afflicted

Pray for our God and King to help us defend the afflicted, show mercy on the weak and the needy, and help rescue the oppressed.

December Prayer Focus: Women in North America.

Voices this month are TWR U.S. staff in Cary, NC

Widows and Orphans Given Care

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that widows and orphans have been given radios, food, clothes, health care, education fees, and taught about God’s love. "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world" (James 1:27).

Community Leaders and the Media

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that community leaders and the media are exposing rapes, child marriages, trafficking, and harmful cultural practices and that they are encouraging leaders to do more to end these horrible abuses.

Programs Helping Listeners

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks that thousands of Women of Hope listeners have shared testimonies about how the program has helped them to better raise healthy children, treat their spouses, prepare healthy food, and live to honor God.

Financial Support for Ministry

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks for the continued financial support of Women of Hope programs, prayer ministry, and leadership training by individuals, foundations, and TWR partner ministries. Continue to pray for funds to start programs in new languages. A listener in Mozambique wrote, “I am already a Christian, but the way that you are using the Word of God in your program is amazing, and it touches my heart. But I am writing because my mother does not understand the Portuguese language. Is it possible to make the program in the Tsonga language for the women who never went to school?”

Prisoners Receiving Hope

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give thanks and praise that thousands of prisoners have received hope through the love shown to them in practical ways (such as gifts of clothes, soap, and baby items); through the Women of Hope program; and in Bible studies led by those who visit them in Albania, Angola, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Korea, Liberia, Nepal, Paraguay, South Africa, Tanzania, and Thailand.

Those Who Support and Serve our Staff

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give thanks and praise for the pastors, husbands, village chiefs, and TWR staff who support and serve TWR Women of Hope’s staff and volunteers around the world.

Translators of the Prayer Calendar

Join us this month in giving praise and thanks to God for the wonderful things He has done for us. Listen as men and women who attended the Unite Conference in Bratislava give thanks.

Give praise and thanks for those who volunteer to translate TWR Women of Hope’s monthly prayer calendars so that others can pray with us in more than 100 languages. Give thanks for those who distribute them, sometimes traveling from village to village on motorbike, by bus, or on foot.