The following 10 ways to pray are examples of what it looks like to use an online learning experience to guide you in prayer and help you continue to live into those paths of conversation with God.

When You Come Unglued…Stick Close to God

Enroll in this bundled eCourse by clicking here. Motivational speaker, spiritual guide, and mentor to women, Patricia Wilson offers a wise and lighthearted take on the serious business of maturing in faith. Her deliciously candid descriptions

Prayer, Stress, and Our Inner Wounds

A key practice Flora Slosson Wuellner offers is guided prayer that engages our imagination. These guided prayer practices are found throughout the content of Prayer, Stress and Our Inner Wounds. We invite you to engage

Praying with Protestant Prayer Beads

In this eCourse, you'll learn from Kristen Vincent the history and art of using beads in prayer, how to use prayer beads in your own prayer life, and how to make your own creative beautiful

Facing Financial Struggle

This eCourse centered around Facing Financial Struggle by Wessel Bentley provides 28 days of daily readings, prayers, and suggestions to support you as you deal with financial trouble and all the emotions it stirs. Register


Flora Slosson Wuellner explores the many ways God's generous goodness and mercy are available to each of us. For anyone facing illness or a life crisis, Miracle opens the depths of spiritual richness for living

21 Ways to Pray

The book Beginning Prayer by John Killinger is an Upper Room classic. It is our hope that through this online course you'll discover creative ways to pray that will grow and enhance your prayer life.

For Sabbath’s Sake

With humor and honesty, J. Dana Trent reveals her own struggles with setting apart a day devoted to God, rest, and community. The For Sabbath's Sake eCourse traces the rich history of sabbath, helps you

Christ Beside Me, Christ Within Me

Upper Room author Beth A. Richardson invites us to practice the Celtic way of seeing God in everyday life. In our online course, you’ll meet Beth through brief videos, hear her read aloud both story

Practicing Compassion

Through rich and moving stories of people from various faiths, Frank Rogers shows ways to incorporate compassion in our daily lives. His interfaith perspective on mercy, kindness, and caring for one another trains us to

Praying with Mandalas

Sharon Seyfarth Garner found that coloring offered her a new way to pray. This coloring book guides adults through a heartfelt, tangible experience of prayer, helping them create a visual prayer journal. For more information,

As I continued to pray my intercessory prayer for the same people today as yesterday, my contemplative coloring led me to feel connected to each one as i had not last night and the contentedness between each of them to one another and to God.
Carole B Miller
I like the way I remain focused with fewer distractions. Sometimes just holding them brings a calming effect. I plan to use prayer beads often in my prayer life.
Susie Scarborough

Churches and Individuals Choose UR eLearning for Online Spiritual Formation

Upper Room eCourses are loaded with useful, functional tools and resources that allow participants to quickly and easily get started with online spiritual formation.