Today’s Prayer Post

Prayer for Transformation

March 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

MARCH 2, 2019 Transfiguration Sunday The risen, living Christ calls us by our name; comes to the loneliness within us; heals that which is wounded within us; comforts that which grieves within us; releases us

Prayer for Strength and Resurrection

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

FEBRUARY 28, 2019 Lord Jesus Christ, we give thanks for your grace and love for us each day. When challenges seem too difficult, remind us of the power of your Resurrection and the transforming strength

Prayer for General Conference

February 24th, 2019|0 Comments

FEBRUARY 24, 2019 Gracious God, our loving Creator, We unite our hearts in prayer, grateful for our common mission and ministry as sisters and brothers in Christ. We seek your Holy Spirit in this time

GC2019 starts with Day of Prayer

February 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

FEBRUARY 23, 2019 - Day of Prayer The Praying Our Way Forward team of the Council of Bishops will be leading a Day of Prayer on Saturday, February 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Final Days of Preparation for GC2019

February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

FEBRUARY 21, 2019 Prayer Theme: Wonder Read Psalm 113 Faithful and loving God, there is no one like you. When others fail us and are powerless to save, you act to rescue us. We give

Pray for the Special Session of General Conference

February 17th, 2019|2 Comments

FEBRUARY 17, 2019 Prayer Theme: Wonder Together, we enter this 39th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. The special session of the General Conference will be held  in St.

Behold the Beauty of the Lord

February 7th, 2019|0 Comments

FEBRUARY 7, 2019 Prayer Theme: Behold the Beauty of the Lord Read Psalm 97 Lord of the whole earth, the heavens proclaim your beauty. May we behold your splendor, glory, and majesty, O Lord, in

Two Weeks to GC2019, The Beauty of the Lord

February 3rd, 2019|3 Comments

FEBRUARY 3, 2019 Prayer Theme: Behold the Beauty of the Lord Together, we enter this 37th week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are two more weeks before the

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

January 31st, 2019|0 Comments

JANUARY 31, 2019 Prayer Theme: The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Read Psalm 104 Psalm Prayer: Gracious and loving God, the earth and all that is in it speaks of your glory, from the animals and

The Kingdom of God Is Among You

January 24th, 2019|0 Comments

JANUARY 24, 2019 Prayer Theme: The Kingdom of God Is Among You Read Psalm 24 Psalm Prayer: O Lord, the world and all that is in it belongs to you. Let us give praise to your

We Stand on Holy Ground

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

JANUARY 17, 2019 Prayer Theme: You Stand on Holy Ground Read Psalm 114 Psalm Prayer: In your awesome presence, faithful Lord, even the sea and the mountain stand back, and the rock pours forth pure

Five Weeks to GC2019: We Stand on Holy Ground

January 15th, 2019|0 Comments

JANUARY 15, 2019 Prayer Theme: We Stand on Holy Ground Together, we enter this 34th week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are five more weeks before the February

The Poverty of God

January 10th, 2019|2 Comments

JANUARY 10, 2019 Prayer Theme: The Poverty of God Read Psalm 14 Psalm Prayer: You created us in love and desire only that we love you in return. How can we measure the depth of

Praying for GC2019 in Light of the Poverty of God

January 6th, 2019|0 Comments

JANUARY 6, 2019 Prayer Theme: The Poverty of God Together, we enter this 33nd  week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are six more weeks before the February 23-26,

The Word Become Flesh

January 3rd, 2019|1 Comment

JANUARY 3, 2019 Prayer Theme: The Word Become Flesh Read Psalm 67 Psalm Prayer: In your unbounded love you have shown us your face and made your way known among all the nations. May we

We Rejoice in the Word Become Flesh

December 30th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 30, 2018 Prayer Theme: The Word Become Flesh Together, we enter this 32nd  week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are seven more weeks before the February 23-26,

Welcome the Stranger

December 27th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 27, 2018 Prayer Theme: Welcome the Stranger Read Psalm 81 Psalm Prayer: Holy God, your ways are strange to us, and the language of radical love you speak is unfamiliar to our ears. Help

Praying for Wisdom to Welcome the Stranger

December 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 23, 2018 Merry Christmas. The Babe of Bethlehem brings peace and joy. Together, we enter this 31st  week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are eight more weeks

Prepare the Way of the Lord

December 20th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 20, 2018 Prayer Theme: Prepare the Way of the Lord Read Psalm 96 Psalm Prayer: You have inspired a new song of justice and peace to carry our hopes and dreams. May we find

Through Prayer We Prepare the Way of the Lord

December 16th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 16, 2018 Prayer Theme: Prepare the Way of the Lord Together, we enter this 30th week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 9 more weeks before the

Hope in God

December 13th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 13, 2018 Prayer Theme: Hope in God Read Psalm 33 Psalm Prayer: You brought all things into being and know the secrets of the furthest galaxies as well as those within the hidden universe

Hope in God

December 9th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 9, 2018 Prayer Theme: Hope in God Together, we enter this 29th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 10 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019

Active Waiting

December 6th, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 6, 2018 Prayer Theme: Active Waiting Read Psalm 27 Psalm Prayer: You offer us a refuge amidst the trials of life. May our waiting prepare us to see glimpses of your face, even as

Prayer is Action

December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

DECEMBER 2, 2018 Prayer Theme: Active Waiting Together, we enter this 28th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 11 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special

End Times

November 29th, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 29, 2018 Prayer Theme: End Times Read Psalm 11 Pray this Psalm Prayer: Vigilant God, your sight is sharper than the eagle's and more penetrating than the rays of the sun. Search our hearts

Pray with the End in View

November 25th, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 25, 2018 Together, we enter this 27th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 12 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of the General

Prayer for Love and Justice

November 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 22, 2018 Prayer Theme: Justice Read Psalm 72 Psalm Prayer: Loving God, in Jesus Christ you have shown us the King whose rule brings abundance of life to all people. Grant that we may

Praying for Justice

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 18, 2018 Together, we enter this 26th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 12 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of the General

Stewards of Creation and the Soul of the UMC

November 15th, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 Prayer Theme: Stewards of Creation Read Psalm 148 Psalm Prayer: May we take the time, O God of creation, to notice the world around us, that our hearts and minds may be

Prayer for Responsibility

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 8, 2018 Prayer Theme: Responsibility Read Psalm 1 Psalm Prayer: Truly happy is the person who loves you, Lord. Give us the wisdom, willingness of heart, and clarity of conscience to depend on you

Prayer for Responsibility

November 4th, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 4, 2018 Prayer theme for the week: Responsibility Together, we enter this 24th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 14 more weeks before the February 23-26,

Prayer to Our Compassionate God

November 1st, 2018|0 Comments

NOVEMBER 1, 2018 Prayer Theme: Compassion Read Psalm 103 Psalm Prayer: Lord, you are compassionate and merciful; you are patient, faithful, and just. Help us show compassion to others as you show compassion to us.

We Pray for Compassion

October 28th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 28, 2018 Together, we enter this 23nd week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 15 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of the General

We Pray for Humility

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 25, 2018 Read Psalm 131 Psalm Prayer: "How majestic are your ways, great God of life! Although we know much, we still understand so little. Yet in Jesus Christ you have offered us "all

Praying Our Way Forward with Humility

October 21st, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 21, 2018 Together, we enter this 22nd week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 16 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of the General

Trust

October 18th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 18, 2018 Prayer Theme: Trust Read Psalm 20 Psalm Prayer: Remembering your faithfulness from age to age, O Lord, let us trust that you have our best interests in mind as you respond to

We Pray for Trust

October 14th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 14, 2018 Together, we enter this 21st week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward. There are 17 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of the General

Simplicity

October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER  11, 2018 Prayer Theme: Simplicity Read Psalm 116 Psalm Prayer: O God of mercy, we thank you for hearing our cry. When we have sojourned near death, you have held us firmly and protected

We Pray for a Simple Faith in Christ

October 7th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 7, 2018 Together, we enter this 20th week of the Council of Bishops' call to Pray Our Way Forward.  There are 18 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of the General

Gentleness

October 4th, 2018|0 Comments

OCTOBER 4, 2018 Prayer Theme: Gentleness Read Psalm 119:73-80 Psalm Prayer: Dearest Lord, you have gently fashioned each one of us in your loving image. May we delight in your word and meditate on your

We Pray for Gentleness

September 30th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 Together, we enter this 19th week of the Council of Bishops call to Pray Our Way Forward, Phase 3. There are 19 more weeks before the February 23-26, 2019 special session of

Prayer of Gratitude

September 27th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER  27, 2018 Prayer Theme: Gratitude Read Psalm 136 Psalm Prayer: Generous Lord, the wonders of your extravagant love display themselves in the glittering beauty of the night sky and the abundant fruitfulness of the

Praying Our Way Forward

September 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 Together, we enter this 17th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

Prayer for Attentiveness

September 20th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 Attentiveness Read Psalm 66 Prayer: Truly, O Lord, you are the God of faithful love whose awesome deeds have brought us through desert wastes and darkening valleys. May the memory of your

Praying for the UMC

September 16th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 Together, we enter this 16th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

Together We Practice the Presence of God

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 Practicing the Presence of God Read Psalm 132 Psalm Prayer: May we be forever mindful today, O God, that you are in your dwelling place. Give us full knowledge and awareness of

Practicing the Presence of God

September 9th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 Together, we enter this 15th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

Listening to the Call

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 Read Psalm 29 Psalm Prayer Gracious, merciful, and loving God, whose voice calls to us from over the waters like thunder, may we be ever mindful and attentive to your call so

Prayer for The United Methodist Church

September 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 Together, we enter this 14th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

Praying for Wisdom

August 30th, 2018|2 Comments

AUGUST 30, 2018 Read Psalm 111 Psalm Prayer: True wisdom is found only in you, O Lord. Grant us the wisdom to know what it is you would have us do, to follow and serve

We Fast and Pray for Leaders

August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 26, 2018 Together, we enter this 13th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

Prayer and Discernment

August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 23, 2018 Read Psalm 139 Psalm Prayer: O God, the source of all understanding, wisdom, and knowledge, instill within us discerning hearts and minds that we may come to know your plan for our

Prayers for the United Methodist Church

August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 19, 2018 Today we enter this 12th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

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Contemplative Prayer

August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 12, 2018 Read Psalm 25 Psalm Prayer: Holy God, grant us peace in this noisy world, that all our attention may be directed toward you. May your ways be made known to us through

Prayers for the Church

August 12th, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 12, 2018 Today we enter this 11th week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names of those who will play major

Praying for One Another

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 9, 2018 Read Psalm 143 Psalm Prayer: We confess, O Lord, that we become so distracted by the busyness of life that we often fail to pray as we should. Quiet and center our

A Forgiven and Reconciled People

August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

AUGUST 2, 2018 Read Psalm 32 Psalm Prayer: You are loving, merciful, and forgiving, O God. You pardon our wrongdoing and cover our transgressions.  May we forgive and pardon others as you have forgiven and

Praying for the United Methodist Church

July 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Week of JULY 29, 2018 Today we enter this nineth week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names those who will play

Praying without Ceasing

July 26th, 2018|0 Comments

JULY 26, 2018 A word of inspiration as you pray and fast today for our church: SAINT PAUL SPEAKS of praying “without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). It is not as hard as it sounds, really.

Prayer for Mission and Unity

July 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

JULY 22, 2018 Today we enter this eighth week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church. Below you will find the names those who will play major roles

Prayer and Loneliness

July 18th, 2018|0 Comments

JULY 18, 2018 Prayer Experience for the Week: Loneliness Please read Psalm 102. Psalm Prayer: Restore our broken relations. Holy God, sometimes I feel like we are all alone. However, we know that even when

Praying for the United Methodist Church

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

JULY 15, 2018 Today we enter this seventh week of prayer and fasting for the mission and unity of The United Methodist Church and for the special session of the General Conference to be held