Peace and reconciliation lie at the very heart of the good news proclaimed by Jesus. We work for peace and authentic human security by seeking justice and by attempting to understand and address the roots of conflict.

Worship Ideas

Advent Service for Peace in Palestine and Israel: An Advent service that focuses on peace in Palestine/Israel and the end of the occupation.


2020 A Light of Peace for Korea Prayer: By the Rev. Lois Wilson, written for the 2020 Jubilee Global Prayer for the Korean Peninsula.
A Communion Prayer in Palestine and Israel: A prayer with references to Palestine.
Bethlehem Prayer: A Christmas prayer for peace in Bethlehem by former United Church Moderator David Giuliano.
Prayer (Israeli & Palestinian Deaths): A prayer of condolence on deaths of Israelis and Palestinians.
Prayer for Peace with Justice in Israel/Palestine: A prayer inspired by Psalm 23 and A Moment of Truth: Kairos Palestine, section 3.
Prayer for Times of Violence: Creator God, be with us in these times of trouble...
Praying with the South Sudan Council of Churches: A prayer of solidarity with the South Sudan Council of Churches

Related Material

Backgrounder: Prayers for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Église du Christ au Congo is appealing to the church for prayers and solidarity.
Principles of Peace | Canadian Council of Churches : A consensus Principles of Peace document adopted by the CCC in May 2018
Unsettling Goods: Worship Resources: A resource for worship on the theme of just peace in Palestine and Israel.