Join as we pray for those along the Gulf Coast affected by Hurricane Harvey and those responding to assist.

While we will publish specific prayer needs, here are some basics. Pray Scripture. For example, pray through your favorite Psalms. Psalm 46 is an example. Psalm 46:1 says, “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” One way of praying is: “Father, thank you that you have promised your presence in time of trouble. I ask these dear people become aware that you are their refuge and strength and that you are a present help. May they seek you. I pray you would strengthen them for this difficult journey.” In a real sense, you pray in the opposite spirit of the current reality of disaster.

Daily Prayer Needs:

  • PRAY – Pray for the victims of Harvey. Many have been displaced from their homes. Some have permanently lost jobs. Others are and will experience extreme difficulty in the months and even years ahead. Pray for the churches. Some have been destroyed. Others are damaged.
  • PRAY – Pray also for the “Adopt-a-Church” program. Churches outside the disaster zone are partnering to assist those inside. Here is a link to that ministry -- Adopt-a-Church
  • PRAY – Pray for SBTC Disaster Relief ministry and volunteers. We will deploy shower units, laundry units, feeding units, and Chaplains. We will be there as long as there is need. Southern Baptists volunteers from other state conventions will also be deployed short term. Pray for their health, their stamina, and their service.
  • PRAY – Pray for opportunities to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We not only seek to provide daily bread but also to share the Bread of Life, the Lord Jesus. Ask God to send laborers (Matthew 9:35) and to give the recipients of the gospel ears to hear, eyes to see, a heart to believe, and a will to respond!
  • PRAY – Please pray for more DR volunteers in these areas:
    Feeding - Dewey Watson - (940) 393-2119
    Shower/Laundry - Mike Jansen - (903) 824-0281
    Assessments/Operations - Patrick Monk - (903) 985-9896
    Cleanup & Recovery - Doug Scott - (903) 244-6220
    Chaplaincy - Gordon Knight - (979) 393-8768
    Child Care - Betty Dufner  - (936) 635-3765
  • PRAY - WE ARE NOW IN THE REBUILD PHASE - Our first priority is to restore churches and the second is to assist pastors in rebuilding their homes. Of course, this is dictated by funds. Continue to pray God's people give to the Harvey Rebuild through SBTC DR.

These Churches have been adopted by other churches. These were damaged in Harvey. Please PRAY for them.

  • New Shores Church, Sweeny
  • Covenant Community Church, Pearland
  • East Gill Baptist Church, Beaumont
  • North Woods Baptist Church, Spring
  • Second Baptist Church Of Highlands
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church, Nederland
  • Connexxus Church, Friendswood
  • North End Baptist Church, Beaumont
  • Pine Drive Baptist Church, Dickinson
  • Silveroaks Baptist Church, Orange
  • Ridgewood Church, Port Arthur
  • Central Baptist Church, Port Arthur
  • Trinity Baptist Church, Port Arthur
  • Katy First Baptist Church
  • Liberty Baptist Church, Orange
  • FBC West Columbia
  • First Baptist Church, Stowell
  • Second Baptist Church, Bridge City
  • Metropolitan Baptist Church, Houston
  • Churchill First Baptist Church, Brazoria
  • All Welcome Christian Church, Houston
  • Bread of Life Baptist Church, Houston
  • Beech Grove Baptist Church, Beaumont
  • Church On The Hill, High Island
  • Northeast Community Church, Houston
  • Calvary Korean Baptist Church of Houston
  • First Baptist Church, Fannett
  • Grace Baptist Church of Wild Peach, Brazoria
  • Cove Baptist Church, Orange
  • Holiday Lakes Baptist Church, Angleton
  • Alief Baptist Church, Katy
  • Korean Baptist Church of Corpus
  • Toledo Bend Baptist Church, Shelbyville
  • Emmanuel Baptist Church, Clute
  • Wildwood Baptist Church, Village Mills
  • North Park Baptist Church, Humble
  • The Pathway Church, Mont Belvieu
  • Forest Oaks Baptist Church, Houston
  • Maplecrest Baptist Church, Vidor
  • Lamplighter Baptist Church, Port Arthur
  • Trinity Baptist Church, Orange
  • Old Faith Chapel Baptist Church, Vidor
  • Labelle Baptist Church, Beaumont
  • Coastal Oaks Baptist Church, Rockport
  • Champion Forest Baptist Church
  • FBC Vidor
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Beaumont
  • Old River Baptist Church, Mont Belvieu
  • Village Park, The Woodlands
  • CItyView Church, Pearland
  • FBC Galena Park
  • Sagemont Church, Houston
  • Sportsman's Church Victoria
  • Northwest Houston
  • FBC Beaumont
  • FBC Mauriceville
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