Mission: PrayerLink is a network of Southern Baptist prayer leaders which seeks to foster a culture of Kingdom-focused prayer toward revival and spiritual awakening throughout SBC life and beyond.
Foster “one-accord” prayer experiences and a praying culture within the PrayerLink community and beyond.
Identify, embrace, develop and/or network SBC prayer leaders with the PrayerLink community and beyond.
Serve the PrayerLink network, annual PrayerLink gathering/forum, and SBC prayer leaders through the administration and facilitation of PrayerLink meetings, prayer gatherings and collaborative SBC related prayer initiatives and efforts.
1) PrayerLink Leadership Team:
The PrayerLink Leadership team hosts, plans and facilitates the annual forum, prayer gatherings and initiatives and provides overall leadership for the network. (participation by invitation only)
2) PrayerLink Networks:
PrayerLink seeks to enlist, empower and equip several affinity groups to develop their own prayer networks. Currently, these affinity prayer network groups are:
- Local Church Network: Consists of local church pastors, prayer leaders, ministry staff, etc. who provide leadership in prayer through a local church context. MORE INFO
- Associational Network: Consists of associational directors of mission, associational missionaries, prayer leaders and associational staff who provide leadership in prayer through an associational ministry context.
- SBC Entity/State/Ethnic Fellowship Network: Consists of SBC entity, state convention and SBC related ethnic fellowship prayer leaders who are assigned prayer responsibilities in their respective ministry context.
- Prayer Ministries Network: Consists of SBC related prayer leaders who have their own prayer ministry or are involved in prayer mobilization within various ministry avenues and contexts.
3) Annual PrayerLink Gathering/Forum:
Annual network gathering of SBC prayer leaders from across the North America and beyond. 2021 PrayerLink Gathering/Forums is will be in Birmingham, AL.
4) PrayerLink Experiences and Initiatives:
Kingdom-focused prayer events, initiatives, gatherings, opportunities and experiences held in conjunction with the annual PrayerLink Forum and SBC related meetings and prayer initiatives. These experiences are open to prayer leaders and prayer champions from SBC local churches, associations, state conventions, ethnic fellowships, SBC related prayer ministries and beyond.
2021 PrayerLink Gathering/Forum
Birmingham, AL | September 23-25, 2021
Praying in Hope Together
“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
Romans 15:13 NKJV
At this year’s PrayerLink Gathering participants will pray, connect, share God’s activity related to prayer mobilization/resources and participate in affinity prayer networks. PrayerLink is back in-person, as well as online! Join us September 23-25 either in Birmingham, Alabama, or online via livestream and Zoom for those who can’t be in person or have travel restrictions. See registration options below.
More information will be available soon.
WMU National Headquarters
Large Group Session, Worship Focused Prayer, Dialogue, Prayer Testimonies, Affinity Network Meetings.
6:30 PM-8:00 PM | Session 2
1:00 PM-5:00 PM | Session 4
5:30 PM-8:00 PM | Session 5
2021 PrayerLink Gathering/Forum
Registration for the 2021 PrayerLink Gathering/Forum is open.
NOTE: Registration for The 2020 PrayerLink Gathering/Forum at the Woman’s Missionary Union is available for SBC Entity, State, Local Church, Associational, Ethnic Fellowship and Prayer Ministry Prayer Leaders who are actively involved in a Southern Baptist Convention affiliated congregation. This also includes any associational leaders, local church pastors and ministry staff, part-time ministry leaders and volunteers who are actively involved in mobilizing prayer in their ministry context.
In-Person Registration costs $25. Online Registration costs $12.50 and allows participation in selected large group and affinity small group meetings. The cost is per registrant and/or household or church.
If you are registering for the IN-PERSON gathering, please note that the conference registration and hotel booking are separate. To book a room with the Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness, use link below and select “Book Now” to receive special rate. Enter desired arrival/departure dates. Google Chrome is recommended to make these reservations with Hyatt Place. You can also call the Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness at 888.591.1234 to book your room. Be sure to ask for the SBC PrayerLink WMU rate. All reservations should be made prior to the cutoff date of 9/01/2021.