BMS Day of Prayer

Sunday 27 January

Every year, BMS World Mission staff in the UK and mission personnel around the world dedicate a day to prayer – in all its forms.

The BMS Day of Prayer logo

We do this because we believe in prayer, and we know you do too. That’s why we’re inviting you to join us on Sunday 27 January 2019 as we pray for God’s amazing work. We encourage you to pray as a church, in a group, as a family or individually, and we have some prayers below to help you as you pray with us.

If you would like more prayer inspiration, check out our Facebook page and Twitter feed where prayers are posted daily. And don’t forget, there is also the BMS Prayer Guide, which will have three issues in 2019. You can receive a printed copy free of charge with our magazine Engage. If you’ve yet to sign up to receive Engage, you can do so here. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for your prayers. We can’t wait to see what will happen because of them.

Please consider the prayer points below, which you can download here.


1. “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” (Romans 12: 12)

Pray for wisdom, safety and resilience for our mission workers serving around the world.

2. “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” (Mark 11: 24)

Pray for encouragement for our partners around the world. Pray that lives would be transformed through their work.

3. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34: 18)

Pray for those affected by disaster and conflict today. Pray that God will bring peace and stability to their lives.

4. “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.” (Matthew 5: 14)

Pray for those who offer and receive training at BMS’ training facility. Pray that the growth of the kingdom is served through our work there.

5. “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” (Colossians 4: 2)

Give thanks for the prayers and generosity of our faithful supporters. Pray that the Lord will continue to bless them.

6. “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” (John 10: 10)

Pray for opportunities to share faith and for disciples to be made in places where Jesus is not yet known.