The United Church has a long history of assisting in a time of emegency, both globally and close to home. Please see our COVID-19 page for tips and resources for members and congregations during the pandemic.

Worship Ideas

Service of Prayer Following a Natural Disaster: Prayers and worship ideas in response to a natural disaster


A Prayer of Gratitude in Times Like These: A prayer from United Church of Canada partner the United Church of Christ in the Philippines
Praying with the South Sudan Council of Churches: A prayer of solidarity with the South Sudan Council of Churches
Prayer for All Affected by the East Japan Earthquake: This prayer is used at the Mizonokuchi Church in the city of Kawasaki, a part of Kanagawa Prefecture and of the Kanagawa District of the United Church of Christ in Japan. Translation by Rob Witmer.
Daily Prayer for an Extraordinary Time: A practice of daily prayer roots and grounds us in our faith when life is uncertain. A resource for the COVID-19 pandemic.


Jesus Was a Refugee: A poem/hymn text by John Wesley Oldham, Winnipeg.

Minute for Mission

Feeding the Body and Soul: