senior woman in prayerThe Prayer for Protection
The light of God surrounds me;
The love of God enfolds me;
The power of God protects me;
The presence of God watches over me.
Wherever I am, God is!

The Prayer for Protection was written by the late James Dillet Freeman, poet laureate of the Unity movement and director of Silent Unity, Unity’s worldwide prayer ministry.

Affirmative Prayer

At Unity Eastside, we use “affirmative prayer.” Rather than begging God, we connect with the God spirit within and assert positive beliefs about the desired outcome. For example, instead of saying, “God please find a house for me,” we say, “I am guided to find a comfortable and safe home that I can financially afford.”

Jesus was teaching affirmative prayer when he said, “So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours” (Mark 11:24).

Unity is a ministry founded on the power of prayer

It was through prayer that our co-founders, Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, received significant and seemingly miraculous healings. Prayer always has been central to Unity and to our ministry at Unity Eastside.

Unity Eastside’s Prayer Team

Unity Eastside has its own dedicated confidential prayer team. During each Sunday service, “prayer request” forms may be filled out in order for our team to pray with you. A prayer chaplain is also on call to pray with you should you need one.

Want someone to pray with you right now?

If you have a prayer request at any time, you also can make your request online 24/7 to Unity Eastside. All requests are treated with reverence and confidentiality.


You also can reach Silent Unity, our movement’s worldwide prayer ministry, any time of the night or day by calling 1-800-669-7729. Every request to Silent Unity also is kept confidential and receives loving, compassionate attention.

Or you can complete an online request to Silent Unity right now.

uPraySilent Unity also offers a free prayer app, uPray. Wherever you are, whatever time day or night, you can connect to immediate prayer support with uPray. Silent Unity is as close to you as your mobile device. Learn more about uPray.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13

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