Prayer has always been a cornerstone of the North Hills congregational life. Every Sunday there’s the opportunity to share aloud or in your heart intercessory prayer for anyone needing the special warmth of the touch of His hand, or to celebrate prayers answered and praises due. We feature prayer list inserts in our Order of Worship, and we also email that list to the entire North Hills family.
MONDAY CALL TO PRAYER
“All were united in their devotion to prayer…” Acts 1: 14a
During our current sermon seried on the Book of Acts, “Called to Be the Church Today,” we encourage everyone to dedicate some time on Monday every week to pray for the Holy Spirit.
Pray for the empowerment of the Holy Spirit.
Pray for direction in your life.
Pray or direction for North Hills UMC or for your own church.
Pray for your witness in your community.
North Hills also features an outside prayer labyrinth that can be used for meditation or guided prayer.
TAKE THE 8:46 PRAYER CHALLENGE
Join us as we pray at the request of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, praying every day at 8:46 am and 8:46 pm for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, the time the neck of George Floyd was under a knee.
Lord, open unto me
Open unto me – light for my darkness.
Open unto me – courage for my fear.
Open unto me – hope for my despair.
Open unto me – peace for my turmoil.
Open unto me – joy for my sorrow.
Open unto me – strength for my weakness.
Open unto me – wisdom for my confusion
Open unto me – forgiveness for my sins.
Open unto me – love for my hates.
Open unto me – thy Self for my self.
Lord, Lord, open unto me!
Howard Thurman, posted on Urban Simplicity.
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