Prayers and Meditations

Enrich your prayer life with these prayers and meditations, created around our personal needs and the seasons of the year.

We've also included a few useful links that you can use to find additional prayer resources.

"God's command to 'pray without ceasing' is founded on the necessity we have of his grace to preserve the life of God in the soul, which can no more subsist one moment without it, than the body can without air."
- John Wesley


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Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Kwangtae Kim of First Korean United Methodist Church in Wheeling, Ill., preaches at the opening worship service of the Charisma Revival, held at First United Methodist Church in Flushing, New York. Photo by the Rev. Thomas E. Kim, UM News.

Korean pastors call for repentance, unity

Attendees to the Charisma Revival conference pledged to aim for a ministry centered on cooperation and connectionalism, even amid such a divisive time for The United Methodist Church.
Faith Sharing
Bishop Swenson introduces leaders of other denominations present for the 2016 General Conference during the Ecumenical Day service. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: What is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity?

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an annual observance held January 18-25 in which all Christians everywhere are encouraged to pray for unity in love and mission.
Evangelism
The Rev. Jacqui King (second from right) clasps hands and prays with people at the Discipleship Ministries booth during the 2019 meeting of Black Methodists for Church Renewal in Atlanta. Photo courtesy of King.

Connecting with people through prayer

The Rev. Jacqui King, a longtime United Methodist leader, found a new ministry praying with strangers. Her experience can help people reconnect with God and each other as pandemic restrictions lift.