Annie was born in Baltimore at a time when there was little opportunity for women. Yet, her devotion to Christ led her to a life of service and leadership. She organized women to pray, to give and to meet the needs around them. She challenged pastors and churches to action and rallied vital support for missionaries. Ultimately, Annie was recognized as a national Southern Baptist trailblazer for her visionary leadership that still inspires millions today.
We Pray for Missionaries Throughout North America
The Week of Prayer for North American missions is annually observed by SBC churches to pray for missionaries, their ministries and their families. Prayer is the fuel for spiritually sustaining missionaries in places where the gospel is greatly needed, but often opposed.
The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (AAEO) is used to support mission efforts in North America. One hundred percent of gifts given to AAEO are used to support more than 2,200 missionary families serving across the United States and Canada. The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering is administered by the NAMB
North American Missions Board
The Church is God’s plan—you are God’s plan—to reach North America and the nations with the hope of the gospel, and the North American Mission Board is here to help.
We can rewrite that story; we can change the statistics when everyday people get up, step out in faith and use their lives on mission for God. But this isn’t just the North American Mission Board’s story or even the Southern Baptist Convention’s story. This is God’s story. This is your church’s story. This is your story, and our goal is to help you find your role in that story and equip you to fill it until we see every Christian—every church on mission—sending the hope of the gospel across North America. Because, bottom line, everything we do... It's all about the gospel.