How you can pray for the NC Missions Offering

August 28, 2020

The month of September marks the primary emphasis for the North Carolina Missions Offering (NCMO). Please join in a special prayer emphasis for NCMO and ministries it supports in the week leading into September.

The goal of this year’s offering is $2.1 million, and this year’s offering theme is “Compelled by Love,” based upon 2 Corinthians 5:14, which says “For Christ’s love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: If One died for all, then all died” (HCSB).

Following are some suggested daily prayer points for individuals and churches. These prayer points are also available online at ncmissionsoffering.org/pray. Promotional resources are available at ncmissionsoffering.org/resources.

Sunday, Aug. 30
Baptists on Mission
Pray for the leadership of Baptists on Mission, also known as N.C. Baptist Men, and the 19 different ministries they support. Ask God to use these ministries and everyone involved in them to take the gospel to people in need and make disciples of Jesus Christ.

Monday, Aug. 31
Church Planting Pastors
Pray for church planters, and ask the Father to draw many people to Jesus through new churches across North Carolina. Pray that God would raise up more church planters across our state.

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Disaster Relief
Thank the Lord for the work of disaster relief volunteers, and pray for them as they show and share Jesus’ love with people in need.

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Mission Camps
Pray for the directors and volunteers of the mission camps in Red Springs and Shelby as they share the good news of Jesus by serving local residents of these communities.

Thursday, Sept. 3
Church Planting Consultants
Pray for church planting consultants with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina who help recruit, train and encourage church planters across our state.

Friday, Sept. 4
Baptist Associations
Pray for the local Baptist associations that work with local congregations to reach their communities for Christ by strengthening churches, sharing the gospel and making disciples.

Saturday, Sept. 5
Medical/Dental/Health Ministry
Thank God for the medical professionals, pastors and counselors who volunteer their time to bring physical and spiritual help to hurting people. Pray that patients will meet Jesus and know His love.

Sunday, Sept. 6
Church Planting Among NC’s International Population
Pray for church planters and churches that will be planting churches across the state to reach the increasingly diverse population of North Carolina.


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