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God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
—Psalm 46:1, ESV

Prayers for June 2020:

Thank you dear friends for praying for the ministry of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT). Your prayer efforts are so appreciated. Please see the short prayer below on your behalf along with our current requests.

I have not stopped giving thanks for you …” —Ephesians 1:16

Lord, we thank You for the hearts of those who pray for us. During this worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, we ask that You would comfort, provide, protect, heal and minister to their every need. We ask this in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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Greensboro, North Carolina, Community Support Response: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains are offering emotional and spiritual care with a message of hope in Greensboro, North Carolina, as the public outcry for justice regarding the death of George Floyd continues. Please pray for chaplains as they offer the love of Christ. Ask God to draw individuals to Himself and pray for His will to be accomplished.

Charlotte, North Carolina, Community in Crisis Response: The Rapid Response Team has sent a team of crisis-trained chaplains into its own community of Charlotte, North Carolina, as some protests for justice have turned chaotic. Please pray for God’s healing and hope to pour into individuals in the city and for peace to reign again.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, Community in Crisis Response: The Rapid Response Team sent crisis-trained chaplains to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to support the community following the death of George Floyd. Please pray for peace to pour into the community. Ask God to stop further assault from division and heartache. Invite His love and compassion to those grieving, and ask Him to use the chaplains to be His hands and feet.

Navajo COVID-19 Response: Chaplains are responding alongside Samaritan’s Purse in the Shiprock, New Mexico, area to offer the love and compassion of Christ to those suffering from the COVID-19 crisis. Please pray for open doors and protection, and that the love and hope of Christ will be felt by the Navajo Nation.

Michigan Flooding Response: Rapid Response Team chaplains are ministering in Midland County, Michigan, following a dam break that caused much destruction. Please pray for all those who are enduring great loss. Ask God to comfort them like only He can. Pray for chaplains as they come alongside Samaritan’s Purse to offer the love of Christ to all who are in need.

Billy Graham Burial Site Ministry of Presence: RRT chaplains are offering a ministry of presence at Mr. Graham’s gravesite at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. Recognizing this is a memorial site where people come to pay their respects, chaplains are there to listen and pray for the individual needs of those who stop by.

Preemptive Prayers Relating to Natural Disasters: Thank the Lord for seasons of favorable weather patterns and ask Him to keep extreme weather conditions at bay. Since Jesus Himself said, “Peace! Be still!” (Mark 4:39) to the storm, pray for accommodating weather. Thank Him for taking care of our every need.

Preemptive Prayers Relating to Man-made Disasters: Please pray for God’s love and truth to penetrate the minds and hearts of those who may be considering creating havoc that would result in injury to themselves and/or others. Invite God’s powerful presence to draw people to Himself that they might know life in the fullest measure through Christ.

Thank you for praying!