The month of September marks the primary emphasis for the North Carolina Missions Offering. Please join in a special prayer emphasis for NCMO and ministries it supports in the week leading into September. Following are some suggested daily prayer points for individuals and churches. The 1-page prayer guide can be downloaded for personal or church prayer during the one week of promotion for NCMO.

NCMO Week of Prayer (Sept. 1 to Sept. 8)

Sunday, Sept. 1
Baptists on Mission

Pray for the leaders of Baptists on Mission and for guidance for the 19 ministries Baptists on Mission support. Ask God to use those involved to make disciples of Jesus. Pray for churches to raise up volunteers who minister through national and international partnerships. 

Monday, Sept. 2
Church planters and church plants across North Carolina

Pray for wisdom and blessing on church planters. Ask God to raise up more planters and draw people to Him through new churches.

Tuesday, Sept. 3
Disaster relief

Thank God for the work of disaster relief volunteers. Ask for His blessings on the volunteers as they show and share Jesus’ love with people in need.

Wednesday, Sept. 4
Mission Camps in Red Springs and Shelby

Pray for the directors and volunteers of the mission camps in Red Springs and Shelby. Pray for their safety and direction as they serve residents of these communities.

Thursday, Sept. 5
Church planting consultants

Ask the Lord to guide N.C. Baptist church planting consultants who help recruit, train and encourage church planters across our state.

Friday, Sept. 6
Baptist associations

Pray for associational missions strategists and their teams as they serve local congregations. Ask God to help them reach their communities for Christ by strengthening churches, sharing the gospel and making disciples.

Saturday, Sept. 7
Medical, Dental, Health Ministry

Ask God to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those served through medical, dental and health screening ministries. Pray for patients to meet Jesus and know His love. Thank Him for the medical professionals, pastors and counselors who volunteer their time to bring physical and spiritual help to the hurting.

Sunday, Sept. 8
Church planting among internationals

Pray that God would raise up more laborers for local and international missions, and more churches to serve their communities and send members internationally. Ask Him to draw people to Jesus through churches, especially in ethnically diverse areas.