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Week of Prayer Missionaries

Each year, the North American Mission Board selects eight missionaries or missionary couples to represent the work of more than 5,200 missionaries who serve throughout the U.S. and Canada. Contact information, ministry profiles, and stories are available on the Web at www.AnnieArmstrong.com/missionaries. The segments on this year's North American Missions Emphasis video also portray their work.

Troy and Jamae Smith, Oregon
Troy Smith directs SAFE (Setting Addicts Free Eternally) Ministries, which moves drug and alcohol addicts from fear to faith.



John and Grace McGraw, Alabama
Grace McGraw tutors inner-city children in their school subjects, but as she does so, she teaches them about Jesus' love and salvation.



Carlos and Cristina De La Barra, Kentucky
The De La Barras, natives of Chilé, are helping start Hispanic churches in Kentucky, especially among the growing migrant population.



Dwight and Judy Huffman, Canada
There are many communities in Northwest Canada that have no evangelical church, and Dwight Huffman's passion is to start one in each of those places.



Derek and Kimberly Spain, New York
Through North Country Ministries, the Spains share God's love in Lake Placid, New York, the site of two Olympic Games and host to many promising athletes.



Mitch and Sandra Bryant, Nevada
Associational missionary for the Lahontan Baptist Association, Mitch Bryant helps rural Nevada churches reach out to their communities with the love of Christ.



Terrell and Vickie O'Brien, Wyoming
Sculptor Terrell O'Brien's bronze monuments showcase his wonderful talent, but his favorite work is serving as pastor of Warm Valley Baptist Church in Pavilion.



Jonathan Pettigrew, Indiana
As a student evangelism missionary, Jonathan Pettigrew is starting the first Baptist Campus Ministry organization at Indiana University-Perdue University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis.





North American Missions Emphasis Planning Kit

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