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Prayer Requests

We are here for you! Submit a prayer request via any of the following methods:

 

Prayer Requests - Phone

Phone:

Reach our prayer ministry by calling
(805) 966-2377

Prayer Requests - Email

Visit Us:

227 E Arrellaga St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Prayer Requests - Contact form

Prayer Request Form:

Complete the form here
and it will be submitted to our team

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About Unity Prayer


When most people think of prayer, they think of asking God for something. Not so in Unity. Rather than begging or beseeching God, we connect with the spirit of God within and assert positive beliefs about the desired outcome.

Affirmative prayer is the same method of prayer Jesus taught 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).

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Affirmative Prayer


Affirmative means agreeing with a statement -- being supportive, hopeful, or encouraging.

We call communication with God prayer. Affirmative prayer reflects the certainty that we are each being led to our highest good, despite any temporary appearances. Metaphysicians believe that thoughts transmit magnetic energy and this energy attracts other energy of the same frequency. Whether you are conscious of it or not, your thoughts are transmitting energy that is attracting more of the same. When you remain focused on your intentions, you will draw those things into your life. By using an affirmative prayer approach, we can visualize and plan for the future with faith that the power of God is continually blessing our lives with unlimited possibilities.

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Here is one simple way to pray affirmatively


Become still. Breathe intentionally and slowly to calm yourself.
With each breath out, release resistance.
With each breath in, mentally move your thoughts to your heart.
Form a positive statement to focus on and repeat at least three times.
A positive statement is affirmative, simple, and clear. A statement such as “I receive only good.” or “Health is my nature.” shifts your thoughts to an elevated, more positive outlook.”

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Silent Unity


Silent Unity is a 24/7 prayer ministry that has been available to offer immediate prayer support for people of all faiths, and from all parts of the world, for more than 125 years. From the moment a prayer request is received, the sender is lovingly enfolded in prayer. After a response has been provided, the prayer request is placed in the Silent Unity Prayer Vigil Chapel, where prayer is continuous, for 30 days.
 
To learn more about Silent Unity, click here.

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Unity's Five Step Prayer Process


Affirmative prayer is empowering prayer. It begins with our recognition of the all-pervading, universal power that many call God. In prayer, we shift our attention away from human circumstances and focus on our spiritual nature, our oneness with the Infinite. From this state of awareness, we know there is Truth beyond our circumstances. We realize our capacity to think and act accordingly.

With that in mind, Unity shares its five-step process for affirmative prayer.

1. Relaxation

Breathe deeply and focus within. Become willing to know a truth that frees you from all concerns.

How to: Take deep, conscious breaths. As you relax your body and release busy thoughts, feel your heart opening up.

2. Concentration

Recognize the power of God as life, love, wisdom, and ever-present good.

How to: Center your thoughts on the ever-present energy of God in your life. You might want to inhale God is, exhale I AM.

3. Meditation

In silent reflection, see that the power of God is the same power within you—your divine potential.

How to: In silence, experience the power of your own divinity, knowing you share all the attributes of God—love, strength, wisdom.

4. Realization

Know that you have the power to be, to do, to have, and to allow the good you desire.

How to: Feel a click as everything falls into place and you know all is well, regardless of outer circumstances. It is done.

5. Appreciation

Grateful for your growing spiritual awareness, you are empowered to live fully now and into a fulfilling future.

How to: Empower your life with every expression of gratitude.

Daily Word offers inspiration and practical teachings through daily prayer messages to help people of all faiths live healthy, prosperous and meaningful lives. It is a bi-monthly magazine published by Unity.

Unity of Santa Barbara has copies of the Daily Word Magazine for sale in our bookstore.

Unity of Santa Barbara Bookstore Hours:
Mondays to Thursdays: 10:00am to 3:00pm
Sundays: After Sunday Service, 11:00am
Or call our office at 805.966.2239 to schedule a time that works best for you.

Daily Word. A Unity Publication

Unity of Santa Barbara

227 E Arrellaga St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

805.966.2239

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