The Week of Prayer for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (AAEO) is March 1-8. The Biblical Recorder will have full stories online about these missionaries, as well as links to videos and a photo gallery. This year’s offering goal is $65 million.
Day One (March 1)
National Church Planting Missionary
Canadian National Baptist Convention
100 Convention Way
Cochrane, Alberta, Canada T4C 2G2
Prayer Concerns: Pray for Gary’s effectiveness as he sows together with others to start churches. Pray for God to open doors among the different people groups who need an evangelical witness and church. Pray for a great awakening to spread across Canada through Gary’s ministry.
Day Two (March 2)
140 East 7th Street
Hialeah, FL 33010
Prayer Concerns: Pray for churches and leaders Al works with to understand the importance of, and become active in, spreading the gospel beyond their neighborhoods to the many unbelievers living in South Florida.
Day Three (March 3)
Church Planting, Mission Service Corps
1617 W 26th Street
Lawrence, KS 66046
Prayer Concerns: Pray for more churches to become aware of the need to reach sovereign nations of indigenous people within their own state. Pray for Native Americans to be receptive to the gospel and the Lord as the God of all people.
Day Four (March 4)
8310 Summerset Drive
Anchorage, AK 99518
Prayer Concerns: Pray for God to call out more Native Alaskan students who can open doors in villages where there is no gospel witness. Pray for more missions teams to be willing to come serve, especially during the winter, and share Christ in remote areas of Alaska.
Day Five (March 5)
1324 Carleton Way
Fullerton, CA 92833-2011
Prayer Concerns: Pray for Song and Fanny’s safety as they travel California visiting church planters and seeking new areas in need of a Korean church. Pray for ten new churches to be started in 2009.
Day Six (March 6)
Lamar and Dolly Duke, Pennsylvania
6538 Baptist Way
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Prayer Concerns: Pray for Lamar to be open to where God is working and for him to see past his own personal desires to what God wants him to do. Pray for more volunteers to assist existing churches in ministries designed to reach the unchurched population.
(EDITOR’S NOTE — Duke has accepted a new missionary position as state director of missions for the Baptist Convention of New York.)
Day Seven (March 7)
129A Brown Street
Waltham, MA 02453
Prayer Concerns: Pray for Paul and Elizabeth as they share the gospel among Muslims and Bengali people. Pray for two new churches and leaders to begin in 2009.
Day Eight (March 8)
National Church Planting Missionaries
3577 Beaver Run Drive
Collierville, TN 38017
Prayer Concerns: Pray for churches to become more missions minded and see the need to share the gospel in their own communities. Pray for believers to be actively involved in sharing God’s love as committed churches work together to reach their state for Christ.