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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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Pastors appreciate your prayers. File photo courtesy of the Western Pennsylvania Conference, The United Methodist Church.

15 ways to pray for your pastor

October is Pastor Appreciation month in the U.S. We can show our gratitude by starting a regular practice of praying for pastors as individuals and leaders. Read More

United Methodists can learn to follow Jesus by practicing the Examen. Photo by Nathalie from France (CC BY 2.0), via Wikimedia Commons.

Praying the Examen: Following Jesus in our daily lives

The busyness of life can make it difficult to know where God is leading. An ancient practice of reflection can help us see God’s direction every day. Read More

The inlet cross of Belin UMC gleams brights against the sky over Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina. Photo by Austin Bond Photography. .

To Everything There is a Season: A United Methodist Meditation

Watch a video reflection about change using a well-known passage from Ecclesiastes. View