November 2012 Update
Carol Ciocca (1971)
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TX
As we celebrate the birth of our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
please join with me in praise and prayer for the following:
• Successful Cataract Surgeries Sep. 18, Oct. 9-I now have two new pair of glasses and have returned to all ministries. Praise God for all of the helpers He provided during this time.
• New Car- 2008 Ford Taurus SEL, Thank you to all who prayed and contributed
• November Band Concert- great sounding concert, not able to play due to having missed so many rehearsals when I couldn't see the music, served as supervisor to ushers.
• Spanish Outreach-began new season Nov 15 in Mission, TX area
• Band- returned to rehearsals Nov 19, gave out tracts and candy for Thanksgiving
Coming Events for Prayer
Nov 30-Dec 4 -Bro. Herb Taylor, BCP director of Spanish ministries, visits
Dec. 4 -RGBI Bible College and Language School graduation
Dec. 8- McAllen Symphonic Band plays in local park for La Posada Christmas celebration
Dec. 18 -band Christmas Concert (pray I can play & find enough ushers)
Dec. 24-children participate in Christmas Eve Service for first time at Grace Bible Baptist Church. Abigail and I are in charge of their presentation which will be included as one part of the hour long program. Pray the children and their parents will come
Dec. 31 – New Year's Eve service at church from 5 PM to 8 PM
Jan. 3-4 New Language School Students arrive, pray I will have everything ready in time
Other Prayer Requests
• Comfort for band director and his family at the death of his 10 yr old granddaughter who had survived a near drowning accident at age 4. Her mother also plays in the band.
• Spiritual results from distributing home baked goods with Gospel tracts to all of my neighbors as Christmas gifts.
• Larger meeting place for Grace Bible Baptist Church
• People will be saved at our Spanish ministry as we distribute food once a month and hold outdoor services in the yard of one of our church members twice a month.
• Families will be saved and added to the church as we minister to their children through Bible clubs and children's church classes in English.
Thank you so much for your continued prayer and financial support. You are a vital part of the ministry here. May the Lord bless you and yours in the New Year and provide all you need and then some.
In Christ's Service,
Carol A. Ciocca
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