Each year, millions of people unite on the National Day of Prayer—at thousands of events around the country—to pray! While prayer is not a seasonal or annual thing, our nation pauses to observe a National Day of Prayer on the first Thursday every May. On this day, Christians have an opportunity to emphasize the importance of prayer as a testimony to who God is, what we believe, and the fact that our Nation was founded upon the truths of God’s Word, and much prayer!
Our network of volunteers, combined with our resources and online tools, will help guide you through the process of engaging your community in prayer! To learn more about becoming a volunteer, please follow the steps below.
Lisa Crump, Senior Director
Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for the National Day of Prayer Task Force. Our volunteer network is made up of extremely dedicated men and women who love Jesus Christ and have a heartfelt belief that prayer is the hope for America. Through their tireless efforts, a covering of intercession blankets our country – a “prayer shield” that is vital at this critical juncture in our nation’s history.
To get started, simply click on the next tab (above) to learn more about the volunteer responsibilities. Then click 'Step #3' and fill out the application form. Give us a few days and you’ll be contacted by a local volunteer in your area.
If you have previously filled out this online volunteer application, please do not fill it out again. Just send any updates to your contact information (address, email, or phone numbers) to News@nationaldayofprayer.org
I look forward to connecting with you!
A Volunteer for the National Day of Prayer Task Force is expected to maintain a healthy Christian lifestyle, first and foremost. As a volunteer, you will be be an extension of our National Office, therefore being a ministry ambassador every where you go. We will provide resources to help you encourage and develop a growing prayer community in your area, and throughout your state. In addition, you'll be connected with others in your state to help you in your efforts.
- Be active in your community: A great way to get involved in your community is to develop a relationship with other prayer ministries, churches, pastors' networks, etc. by attending their meetings and sharing the vision of the National Day of Prayer Task Force. Work with these groups to gain support in uniting the community on the National Day of Prayer.
- Host an event: Plan a church, community, or city event and work with local leaders to develop a program, budget, and operational plan to unite the city in prayer on the National Day of Prayer.
- Spread the word: Encourage others in your city, and surrounding cities, to get involved.
- Volunteer Positions: There are 8 Volunteer Positions. To download a description of each position, click here: Responsibilities. Once you complete the Application, you will be contacted to discuss which positions(s) are of interest to you. Click "Step #3 - Sign Up" to get started!
Now that you are all signed up, be sure to familiarize yourself with our website. We have a vast supply of easy-to-use resources that will help you as you plan and coordinate your prayer events.
Below are a few quick links to help get you started:
Once you know when and where your event will be taking place, take a few minutes and enter your event information into this website: Post an Event
Our goal is to see communities transformed across America through the power of prayer and that happens one family at a time. Lives are being changed and we pray in expectation believing that God can and will make a difference if we seek Him (II Chronicles 7:14). We also know that organizing prayer is not always easy so we are not expecting you to fill stadiums with people. The Scriptures tell us that where two or more are gathered, there He is in their midst (Matthew 18:20). So, start simple and enjoy the journey. Organizing prayer is exciting and we are delighted you have joined us in this ministry to our nation.
Together we can make a difference!