Join us in Prayer

We know and trust in the power of prayer. That's why we're inviting you to help us from the secret place!

Are you interested in praying directly for and with students?
IFI has launched an International Student Prayer Hotline and we are looking for volunteers to help!  Set aside a day and time to interact with students and address their needs in prayer. A handbook with resources will also be provided.
For more information and to sign up, please contact our National Prayer Coordinator, Michele Kurfees at

Monthly Snapshot!

October 2021
  • Join the International Students Day of Prayer on Nov. 17th. Sign up for a 15-minute time slot or to join the online prayer meeting from 6-7pm.
  • Be a lifeline for international students. Sign up to help with the Prayer Hotline.
  • Pray that relationships that have started would grow deeper and there would be opportunities to share Jesus.
  • Pray that God would continue to protect IFI staff, volunteers and students from COVID.
  • Praise God!  One of the Bible Discussion Groups has over 35 students attending weekly.   
  • Pray that God would double the number of students who attend Bible discussions.
  • Pray that the Chinese students at OSU would not be concerned or restrained from participating in IFI because of fear from the communist government.
  • Pray for drivers for the Hocking Hills trip.
  • Praise God!  We have engaged with more than 640 new and returning students this July and August through Airport Pickup Service, Temporary Housing, and three Welcome events.
  •  Pray that relationships that have started would grow deeper and there would be opportunities to share Jesus.
  • Pray that God would continue to protect IFI staff, volunteers and students from COVID. 
  • Pray that God would double the number of students who attend Bible discussions.
  • Join a Prayer Walk on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 11-1pm. (see OSU Campus Ministry Update for more info)
  • Sign up to pray daily in August! Receive the 30 days of Prayer Guide.
  • Pray for students to get their visas and for safe travels to Columbus.
  • Pray for good connections with the students met through hosting the August welcome events.
  • Pray for leaders for the International Wives Group and Mom’s groups
  • Pray for wisdom for IFI staff as they plan welcome events
  • Continue to pray for jobs for internationals who applied to IFI’s Iseed (internship and discipleship program) for this school year.
  • Pray for more Bible Study group leaders and helpers.

Click this image to find out how you can pray with us every day!