Timeline

Launch

Launch

May–December 2012


  • BGEA officially launches the project and meets with pastors across Canada to share the vision, register partners, and promote prayer.
Training

Training

January–June 2013


  • We will conduct master training for My Hope with Billy Graham coordinators and equip pastors to recruit and train Matthews in their congregation. Training will also be offered online.

Training

Mobilization

Mobilization

April–October 2013


  • Matthew and Friends: Explain the Matthew concept, distribute Matthew brochures, and challenge your congregation to participate.
  • Arrange Matthew training seminars for your congregation.
  • Your Matthews begin to pray and be intentional with the people on their list.
  • Matthew Action Sunday: Focus your Matthews and church for the final weeks before the My Hope with Billy Graham week.
  • National Prayer and Offering Sunday for My Hope, October 27, 2013: Please consider having your church support My Hope financially by taking up a special offering.
Event

My Hope with Billy Graham week

early November 2013


  • Matthews invite those people they’ve been praying for to their home or favorite hangout for the special evangelistic program.
Follow-up

Follow-Up

November 2013 and on


  • Harvest Sunday, mid-November 2013: Matthews report what happened during My Hope with Billy Graham week. They also invite their friends to church, where they are welcomed into your congregation.
  • Matthews follow up with each person through Bible studies, prayer times, phone calls, etc.