Missouri Baptist Children's Home

Will You Pray For Us?


  • Please pray for several of our staff and/or family members who are dealing with physical health issues.
  • Please pray for one of our staff members and his wife who will be having a baby soon.
  • Please pray for several of our staff who are pursuing graduate degrees while also working full time.  
  • Please pray for several openings that we have in the agency at our Hutchens Campus in Mt. Vernon, our Byrne Campus in Peculiar, and our Lowe-Frillman Campus in St. Louis. If you or anyone you know is interested in working with children, please review the openings on our website and contact our HR Department.  (CFM)
  • Please pray for staffing at The LIGHT House as we work to fill critical vacancies.  (LH)


  • Please pray for a resident requesting prayer regarding keeping calm and maintaining mental stability during this time.
  • Please pray for a resident who requested prayer for her emotional health and that she can complete school.
  • Please pray for a resident does not have any ID and is having trouble getting replacement ID during COVID-19. She is requesting prayer that her out of state birth certificate will come soon so she can get a job and begin earning money to support her and the baby. She is also requesting prayer that she can remain calm through all of the challenges she is facing.
  • Pray for a client who's brother and friend are struggling with depression. (LH)
  • Pray for those clients considering admission into The LIGHT House program. 
  • Pray for a client who recently returned home with her family.  (LH)
  • Pray for a client as they explore transitional living opportunities.  (LH)
  • Pray for a LIGHT House adoption in progress.  Pray that the birth mother will feel peace with her decision and for the adoptive family as they add another child to their family. 
  • Pray for the right family who can help meet the needs now and long-term for a 10-year-old boy who has experienced severe trauma and losses. Update:  We are still looking for a family for this 10-year-old boy. (VH)
  • One of our 15-year-old girls was able to be reunited with her mom.  Please pray for both of them as they reconnect.  (VH)
  • Please pray for two little brothers who are just a few months away from being placed with their grandma. She is now experiencing some health issues and is unsure she can move forward with caring for the boys.  (VH)
  • Please pray for residents on our campus that are struggling with being young moms. (JG)
  • Please pray for three residents at our Byrne Campus who are transitioning to foster homes.  This is a wonderful opportunity for them to be in a more normalized family environment.  Pray that the transition will go well for the children and the foster families.  

Foster and Relative Parents: 

  • Please be in prayer for our agency as we seek to find relatives to care for children/youth in state custody and as we seek to recruit foster parents to care for children/youth.  These children are in desperate need of a home where they will find love and care.  Please pray that God will help us find new ways to reach out to potential relative foster parents and foster parents.  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a foster parent, please call 1-800-264-6224 and ask for Intake.  


  • Pray for God to provide the financial resources needed to care for hurting children. Our Regional Representatives are currently unable to speak personally in churches or make visits to donors.
  • Pray for children who are at greater risk of abuse during these days when families are under great stress.
  • COVID-19: Pray that God will intervene in the global pandemic and bring healing to our world. Pray for individuals and businesses who are struggling financially because of the pandemic. Pray for churches as they find alternative ways to worship and minister.