“And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” Matthew 21:22
For the Month of Magh,2065 January/February 2009
Let’s thank God for His blessing
1. Shanti Nepal organized Christmas celebration at the 2. Shanti Nepal successfully organized a three-day
central office, Chapagun PHCRC and Dhading project capacity building workshop including an exposure visit
involving staff, members, friends and stakeholders. for PHCRC Chapagaun Management Committee on 31
We shared good news of the birth of Jesus, celebrated Dec-2nd January in VDRC, Nawalparasi. The theme of
joys and collected Christmas gifts to the poor children workshop was “Effective Management Committee and
who are getting scholarship from Shanti Nepal. its roles”
Photo: Krishna Man Shakya
Photo: Daniel Tamang
Christmas 2008 celebration at SHANTI NEPAL office Group discussion during workshop in Nawalparasi
3. PCUSA has contributed the Fund for next phase of
Devotion: The teaching of Jesus on Prayer
“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, Jesus told this parable: ‘Two men went up to the temple
for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The
the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: “God, I
truth; they have received their reward in full. But when thank you that I am not like other men-robbers,
you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to evildoers, adulterers-or even like this tax collector. I fast
your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.” But the tax
sees what is done in secret, will reward you. And when collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up
you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they to heaven, but beat his breast and said, “God, have
think they will be heard because of their many words. mercy on me, a sinner. I tell you that this man, rather
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you than the other, went home justified before God. For
need before you ask him” (Matthew 6:5-8). everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he
who humbles himself will be exalted”’ (Luke 18:9-14).
“To some who were confident of their own
righteousness and looked down on everybody else, The End.
We can gather our thoughts, but the Lord gives the right answer. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the Lord
examines their motives. Commit your work to the Lord, and then your plans will suceed. Proverbs 16:1-3
Pray for Program Issue
1. We still have big deficit in funding for our projects. We are yet to confirm funding from some of the donor agencies for
our projects for 2009. We are communicating to the donors.
2. We have to revise our Dhading project plan and budget to adjust the funding situation in this year. The project team
and central administration are working to revise the plan soon.
3. We are preparing to start next phase plan implementation. We are working on policy revision, staff contract renewal and
other administrative preparation.
4. Executive Committee is meeting on 17th January to discuss important issues related to the next phase plan and its
Let’s pray for quick and
complete Healing for the
Let’s pray fervently for
following persons Personal Issues
1. Katherine (Daughter of our Friend Jack and
Suzanne in USA): As she’s been recent 1. Krishna Man Shakya, director of SHANTI NEPAL is conducting a
through the Tonsillectomy, the wound is not mini-research project to fulfill his study purpose which will also meet
healed properly yet and she’s been the organizational requirement. The project needs to be completed
suffering from intense pain and night terror by January 2009.
as well. Let’s intercede that God would do 2. Heman Rai (Administrative Assistant of SN) is going to join
some wonderful healing in her life. Katnipur City College for MA in Mass Communication and
Katherine in Hospital bed in USA Journalism on 14th of January. He needs financial aids and support
or sponsors to compelete MA. As the college located far from the
office and residence, he needs motorcycle, too.
3. Ram Chandra Bhandari (known as Silvanus, Admin/Finance
Coordinator) will be preparing for the thesis of MA in Mass
Communication and Journalism, which must be completed within this
4. Ram Chandra Bhandari is applying the VISA for USA as he is going
to Maui for Haggai Institute’s Advance Leadership Trainings.
5. Bhim Kumari Shrestha is studying (First Semester) MA in
2. Bishnu Maya Thapa (Heman’s Mother): As Organizational Leadership Management Course from DAI India.
she has been suffering from semi paralysis 6. Mr. Dineshbabu Shrestha has sent application form to IGSL,
and having blood sugar and high blood Philippines by courier with registration on 19th of Nov. but it didn’t
pressure. reach yet. He again sent it through e-mail. Please pray that it would
be reached in time, approval our application and may the Lord
provide all our needs would be met.
7. Mr. Maniraj Shrestha (General Member of SN) is preparing to go to
USA to attend the Haggai Institute’s Advance Leadership Training.
Photo: Tina Subba
Let’s knee down and indercede for
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Heman with his mother
As this nation had been through the massive arm-conflict, the political,
Next Monthly Prayer Meeting economical, cultural, educational, social scenario is messed. To dress
Date : 24 Magh 2065 (6, February, 2009) these messes, we need to pray more fervently.
Day : Friday
Time : 7:30am-8:30am Pray for our political and other national leaders, stakeholders, nationals
Venue : Center Office of SHANTI NEPAL, and expatriate so that they could contribute even the least from their
Talcchikhel, Lalitpur side to uplift the downfall situation of Nepal.
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www.shantinepal.org.np/index.php?page=praywithus before the Prayer-Day. We kindly encourage you to forward this EPrayer Letter to