Pray that the Lord would bless and provide leaders for these ministries, equip and empower believers for and through these ministries, and care for people in need and reach many with the Gospel through ESL ministries.
Among the many expenses of launching a new church is the cost of buying equipment needed to begin corporate worship. Pray that worship leaders at church plants will have access to all that is necessary for their ministry.
Before churches enter the mission field, essential training is necessary to prepare those going. Pray that more laborers will submit to God’s calling and that this training glorifies Christ.
The culturally Deaf are a mission field and a mission force. Deaf church planters are being empowered as indigenous planters by the SBC of Virginia to reach the culturally Deaf community. Pray for Deaf planters being trained and for the Gospel to be advanced among the 100,000 Deaf people who call Virginia home.
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is the third largest responding agency in North America. Praise God for all the SBCV volunteers trained and ready to respond. Pray that God will raise up many others to be equipped and ready when the need arises.
The SBC of Virginia is committed to penetrating lostness through church planting. Pray that God will bless new planters and that He will continue to provide new partnerships from churches.
Pray that the Lord would equip believers everywhere to reach their neighbors for Christ, give churches a clear vision for how to reach those around them, and encourage those who are faithful to share the Gospel day in and day out.
Revitalization seeks for a church to catch a fresh vision for their congregation and community by using a process that retains the same people with the same leadership. Pray for the churches that need revitalization to be rejuvenated again for God’s glory and honor.