Bishops made themselves available to pray with attendees during breaks at General Conference 2016. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

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

We encourage you to share them with friends, Sunday school classes and others.

"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

A New England fall photo. Photo by Kay Panovec for United Methodist Communications.

Ways We Grow

Let Us Give Thanks: A Photo Prayer

'And in our gratitude, make us to be instruments of your peace.' Take a moment to lift up your thanks to God this season.

Two students from Yugoslavia walk home together. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.


Psalm 121: A Prayer for Travelers

Whether you are taking a journey or starting out on a new path in life, consider "The Traveler's Psalm" and let it guide your way.


Prayers for any time

Seasonal Prayers

Prayer stories and resources