Latest Prayers

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April 16, 2017

An Easter prayer from Worship in the City.

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April 13, 2017

A prayer for Maundy Thursday from A Song of Faith.

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April 14, 2017

A prayer for Good Friday.

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March 2, 2018

You were a refugee, seeking safety and freedom, and we did not welcome you...

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February 16, 2018

Excerpts from A Song of Faith that are included in the Earth Hour Vigil prepared by members of the Roman Catholic–United Church Dialogue in Canada.

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January 29, 2018

A prayer to end gender-based violence, to mark International Women's Day.

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January 30, 2018

A prayer of confession about racial justice - for individual or community prayer.

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September 29, 2017

A prayer for the church inspired by John 17:21 and based on The United Church of Canada’s “A New Creed” and the United Church of Christ’s “Statement of Faith (in the Form of a Doxology).” Congregations are invited to share in this prayer on Sunday, October 18, 2015, in celebration of the full communion of these two denominations.

Uniting God,
you call us into your church to accept the cost and joy of discipleship:
to celebrate your presence,
     to live with respect in Creation,
     to be your servants in the service of others,

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September 25, 2017

Inspired by Psalm 23 and A Moment of Truth

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June 12, 2017

Creator God, be with us in these times of trouble:
we are surrounded by images of violence from ....

we are called to wrestle with how to respond to the devastation, death, fear, and hatred around us with compassionate and prophetic love.

we grieve for a cycle of violence that seems never-ending, and for a world that values some lives more than others.

we grieve for the dead and accompany in prayer and love all those who mourn the loss of life and security.

we confess that we who profess to follow Jesus have been unable or unwilling to obey the...