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A Pilgrim Blessing
: A prayer for pilgrims that could also be used for Vocation Sunday.
A Prayer During Times of COVID-19
: A prayer during times of COVID-19 by the Right Rev. Richard Bott
A Prayer for Health Workers During COVID-19
: A prayer for those who care for the sick during this difficult time of COVID-19.
A Prayer for Those Who Struggle
: We pray for those who struggle at this time of huge uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
: A prayer asking for the courage to live the work of anti-racism every day, by the Right Rev. Richard Bott.
: A prayer to mark the 20th anniversary of the United Church Apology to Former Students of United Church Indian Residential Schools, and to Their…
For Peaceful Coexistence and Prosperity on Korean Peninsula
: A prayer for peace offered by a group of Korean ministers in The United Church of Canada.
For the Great Diversity You Have Created
: A prayer for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
For the People of Portapique, Nova Scotia
: A prayer for the people of Portapique and other communities in Nova Scotia affected by the shootings of April 18‒19, 2020.
Help Us Proclaim Hope
: A prayer as Advent begins
Help Us to Be Neighbour to Friend and Stranger
: A prayer for those affected by the tornadoes that touched land in the Ottawa and Gatineau regions, and the storm across northeastern Ontario and…
Holy Spirit, Love Divine
: Verses from the hymn "Holy Spirit, Truth Divine" (Voices United 368).
Invited to the Table
: A prayer for Maundy Thursday from A Song of Faith.
Jesus Surrenders to God
: A prayer for Good Friday.
Let Us Give Thanks to Our Creator
: A prayer from The Dancing Sun for Aboriginal Sunday.
Light of the World
: A prayer for Black History Month that laments the past but calls us to a brighter future.
May We Be Agents of Your Continuing Creation
: God of the universe, we praise your great long work of creation: the moment of glory when our universe began the birth and burning of the…
Memorial Prayer for Children of This Land
: A prayer for the launch of the memorial register honouring children who died at residential schools (TRC Call to Action 72) on September 30, 2019.
Now Mary Walked That Dusty Road
: A prayer/song that can be sung to the tune of "Une Jeune Pucelle" (or "'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime"), by Moderator Richard Bott.
Passion for Unity
: A prayer for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Prayer after a Loved One Has Died by Medical Means
: For the loved ones of someone who has died.
Prayer at the Time of Deciding on the Day and Place of Death
: For the person who has chosen medically assisted dying.
Prayer Following Decision by Suffering Person to End Their Life
: For the loved ones of someone who has chosen to end their life.
Prayer for all impacted by wildfires in British Columbia
: A prayer for those affected by the British Columbia wildfires.
Prayer for Asylum-Seekers
: You were a refugee, seeking safety and freedom, and we did not welcome you...
Prayer for Back to School
: A prayer from the Moderator for back to school or return to learning from home.
Prayer for Extreme Hunger
: A prayer for the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine
Prayer for Food Security
: A prayer for World Food Day by Alydia Smith
Prayer for Khan Al Ahmar
: A prayer for Khan Al Ahmar, a Palestinian village in the West Bank, as it faces imminent demolition and the forced displacement of its people.
Prayer for Our US Neighbours
: A prayer for our neighours in the United States during times of unrest.
Prayer for Peace with Justice in Israel/Palestine
: Inspired by Psalm 23 and A Moment of Truth
Prayer for the Northeast District of Delhi
: A prayer for the people of the northeast district of Delhi, India, where communal mob violence in 2020 has caused death, injuries, and destruction.
Prayer for the People of Nairobi
: A prayer for those affected by the attack on the Dusit Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, 15 January 2019. By the Right Rev. Richard Bott.
Prayer for the People, Animals, and Land of Australia
: A prayer in response to the Australia wildfires by the Right Rev. Richard Bott.
Prayer for Times of Violence
: 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…
Prayer for Tree of Life Synagogue
: A prayer for the victims and survivors of the attack on Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh, October 2018, by the Right Rev. Richard Bott.
Prayer for Uganda
: A prayer that the violence and unrest surrounding elections in Uganda on January 14, 2021, subsides and peace prevails.
Prayer for Wet’suwet’en First Nation
: A prayer for a peaceful resolution to the confrontation on the Wet’suwet’en First Nation in British Columbia by Moderator Richard Bott.
Prayer in These Critical Times
: A prayer for the world during COVID-19 by Bishop Reuel Marigza, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines.
Prayer to Offer with Children When Parent/Guardian Will Soon Die
: For the children of a parent or guardian who will soon die.
Praying through the Tears
: For someone whose illness will not be cured.
: A prayer for Pride month.
Recommitting to Justice, Equity, and Peace
: A prayer of confession about racial justice - for individual or community prayer.
Renewed in Faith and Hope
: A reflection for Holy Thursday from A Song of Faith.
Sharing the Light of Christ
: Let’s light a candle and share this prayer on December 20, Advent “Love” Sunday.
: A prayer of thanksgiving from Celebrate God's Presence.
That All May Be One
: A prayer 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…
There Is No Silent Night
: A prayer calling us to meet the Christ-child and change the world this Advent season, by Moderator Richard Bott.
To Remember When We Eat and Drink
: Thank you, Jesus, for the opportunity to remember you...
To Root Out Quiet Racism
: A prayer for March 21 by the Right Rev. Richard Bott.
Union Sunday Prayer
: A prayer to celebrate the anniversary of church union, June 10.
We Dream about the Country That We Hope to Become
: A prayer for Canada Day
We Praise You for the Sacred Fires
: A prayer for Indigenous Day of Prayer
When Disciples Were Terrified at the Strength of the Storm
: A prayer for those affected by wildfires, especially in BC at this time, by the Right Rev. Richard Bott.
You Have Rolled away the Stone
: An Easter prayer from Worship in the City.
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