Prayer is at the very heart of the ecumenical movement.
Jesus prayed that we – his followers – may all be one. When we pray with and for one another, we can feel God’s gift of unity. Prayer sustains us on our way towards a unity that all can see, “so that the world may believe” (John 17:21). Prayer is a powerful experience and tool to raise awareness and foster transformational relations and ministry. There are a variety of resources and observances that aim to enhance our prayer together, in a spiritual ecumenism. Worship and prayer are but one way of expressing commitment, and we encourage the Methodist ethos of ‘word and deed’ – prayer joined with action in a social gospel and transformation.