Pray For

Your city’s leaders

Your neighbors

Those without a home or job

Love for anyone you don’t feel like helping

Willingness to answer God’s call

God’s Spirit to work in and through you

4 out of 5

The number of Americans living in metropolitan areas.

Less than 1 in 3

The number of Adventist churches located in metropolitan areas.

1 in 6

The number of Americans living in the Boston to Washington urban corridor.


The percentage of Adventist congregations that are located in urban areas with populations of a million or more.


The average number of city dwellers for every urban Adventist congregation.


the percent by which the urban population is expected to grow by 2050.

Karen Suvankham
Karen Suvankham is the communication coordinator for Mission to the Cities at the Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters.