A Mission Field in Need of Hope

The North American Mission Board serves a diverse and complex region comprised of:
United States, Canada and U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa

363

million people

350

languages

14

Religions

273

million estimated lost

Many North American cities could reasonably be called pre-Christian. Even in the traditional “Bible Belt” Christianity is being pushed to the margins. In the midst of this, God is bringing the nations to our shores and offering unprecedented opportunities for the gospel.

The Church in North America is also the primary source for funding and sending missionaries, so the spiritual health of North America impacts mission work around the globe.

At the North American Mission Board, we see a mission field that needs the hope of the gospel. With your partnership, we’re committed to taking this hope to cities, small towns and college campuses.

Your prayers and gifts to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering® provide support for more than 5,000 missionaries. These men and women are planting new churches in unreached communities and meeting needs through compassion ministries. Every day, lives are being impacted and transformed.

The needs are great, but the living hope of Christ is greater. Thank you for reaching out with hope to your own community and for your passionate support for North American Missions.

Statistics from U.S. Census Bureau and NAMB Center for Missional Research

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The Week of Prayer for North American Missions

The Week of Prayer is annually observed by SBC churches to specifically pray for missionaries on the field, the needs of their ministries and the needs of their families. Prayer is the fuel for spiritually and emotionally sustaining missionaries in places where the gospel is greatly needed, but often opposed. Prayer guides are available for your church to order or can be downloaded for individual use. You can also see how God is at work using your prayers and gifts by watching the missionary video stories. These and more can be found on the resources page.

The official date for the annual Week of Prayer is the first Sunday in March through the second Sunday in March. Your church can choose this date or another time during the Easter season to participate.

2019 Week of Prayer Missionaries

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