Prayer at Unity of Fairfax

Prayer has been the heart of Unity for over a century.
Unity uses prayer and meditation to forge a stronger connection to God and to assert positive beliefs about desired outcomes.


A Prayer

The Prayer of Truth

Prayer - Prayer of Truth




As the light of God we shine
As the love of God we embrace
As the power of God we stand in Truth
As the presence of God we radiate love
Wherever we are, God is
And all is well

Prayer Support

  • Submit an online Prayer Request
  • During services:
    • On the prayer table to the left of the sanctuary entryway, fill out a Prayer Request form and place it in the prayer request box
    • Before and after each Sunday service, a Prayer Chaplain will be available in the Sanctuary to pray with you.
  • Visit the Unity Prayer Ministry (Silent Unity®)
  • Call the Unity Prayer Ministry (Silent Unity®) at 1-816-969-2000 to have a trained prayer ministry associate pray with you.
    • Hours: 6 a.m. to midnight (CT)


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Prayer Chaplains

A Prayer Chaplain is a member of Unity of Fairfax who provides prayer support to the congregation.

The most noticeable role people recognize as a Prayer Chaplain is seeing them pray with congregants after church service on Sundays. In that role of praying with others, a Prayer Chaplain is someone who will call on God’s presence and create and hold a spiritual space. They will lovingly listen to them. They will always pray from the heart space. Most importantly, what is shared will be held in confidence.

Go to the Prayer Chaplain Ministry page to see who is an active Prayer Chaplain, the requirements and duties of chaplains, what chaplains are not, and other information about the ministry.

Wednesday Prayer–Meditation Service

Unity of Fairfax holds a prayer and meditation service at noon on Wednesdays via livestreaming. Take a break from your busy schedule and join us for this special prayer time.

Community-Wide Chaplains' Chapel

Prayer and meditation in our virtual Chapel – Friday mornings at 10 a.m.

The Prayer Chaplain Ministry is facilitating a virtual gathering for prayer and meditation open to everyone. We will meet weekly for 30 minutes. A prayer chaplain will open the gathering with an invocation, reading or poem; provide an opportunity for participants to share affirmations, gratitude or prayer requests; and then invite all participants into 15–20 minutes of silence and resting in our shared being.

Register for the Zoom link on the Classes & Events page under Ongoing Online Events heading.

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Thought for the Day

The Thought for the Day team provides an uplifting and inspiring message changed daily.

The service is available by phone 24 hours a day; call:

  • Main Telephone: (703) 281-0335



Silent Unity®

Unity Prayer Ministry (Silent Unity®) is a worldwide prayer ministry that has been in continuous prayer with people of all faiths for more than 120 years. Through times of war, peace, depression, and prosperity, the prayer vigil in Silent Unity’s chapel and the brightly shining beacon atop its cupola have continued uninterrupted.

If you have an immediate prayer request, call Silent Unity at 1-816-969-2000 to have a trained prayer ministry associate pray with you right now.

Silent Unity provides prayer support 6 a.m. to midnight (CT), 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. (PT), 365 days a year to people of all faiths from around the world.

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World Day of Prayer Readings

GUIDANCE: Have you ever felt as if someone had turned the lights out on your life and gone home? When you need guidance, you may feel this way. Read more...

HEALING - FEELING OUR WAY THROUGH: I used to struggle, fighting off sadness or trying not to be anxious, but as most of us learn, once that drop of melancholy or unrest beads on the heart, trying to feel anything else is denial. Read more...

INNER PEACE: As individuals we earnestly desire peace. We want peace in our homes, in our countries and in our relationships with one another. We want peace in our innermost thoughts and feelings. Read more...

FORGIVNESS: There is a story told of Leonardo da Vinci and his painting of the Last Supper . . . before he commenced work on his painting, he had a quarrel with a fellow painter. Read more...


Last updated on August 17, 2023