Resources on thanksgiving

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Topical Study on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving celebrations were an important part of the people's worship before God. Throughout history, worshiping communities have set aside certain times and days as events of special thanksgiving to God. Thanksgiving Day with Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2013/09/year-c-thanksgiving-day-october-14-2013.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Thanksgiving , Worship , Children , Thanksgiving Day Source: Worshiping With Children A leader's guide for children's participation in Thanksgiving Day congregational worship, including sermon scripts, songs, books, activities, and more. Based on Deuteronomy 26:1-11, Psalm 100, John 6:25-35, and Philippians 4:4-9. Thanksgiving Challenge: Thanks not Offerings Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/09/thanksgiving-challenge-psalm-50-7-15.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Thanksgiving , Sacrifice , God , Trust Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst offers a paraphrase of Psalm 50:7-15. What God desires is sincere thanksgiving, fulfillment of vows, and trust, not a show of sacrifices. Thanksgiving grace Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2012/10/thanksgiving-grace/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Thanksgiving , Blessing , Grace , Food Source: Carol Penner "We are people with full hearts: we feel blessed, we are blessed, and on this thanksgiving day we say thank you with all our hearts." Carol Penner offers a prayer of thanks before a meal. Thanksgiving Day Liturgy Service Outline by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2019/11/thanksgiving-day-liturgy.html Service Outline by Thom M Shuman Topics: Thanksgiving , Grace , Hope , Joy Source: Lectionary Liturgies Thom Shuman's liturgy, including communion, for Thanksgiving, with the theme of the joy that comes from God. "As we give thanks for his life and death, as we shout with joy for his resurrection." Thanksgiving Prayer Element of Worship by Banquet of Praise https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/09/thanksgiving-prayer.html Element of Worship by Banquet of Praise Topics: Thanksgiving Day , Gratitude , Calling , Blessing Source: Re-Worship This Thanksgiving Day prayer focuses on the blessings of God's gifts and the challenge of his call to love and care for others. Thanksgiving Hymn Song/Hymn by George Stuart https://worshipwords.co.uk/thanksgiving-hymn-george-stuart-australia/ Song/Hymn by George Stuart Topics: Thanksgiving , Father's Day , Mother's Day , Joy Source: Worship Words George Stuart offers the text for "Thanksgiving Hymn," to be sung to the tune RIVAULX. "For all the blessings in our life, For peace and calm amidst the strife, A thankful hymn of joy we raise." Thanksgiving Day, Everyday Element of Worship by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/pentecost23[30]c_2016.htm Element of Worship by Joan Stott Topics: Thanksgiving , Hope , Joy , Devotion Source: The Timeless Psalms Joan Stott offers a call to worship, prayers of thankfulness and praise, and a personal meditation on Psalm 65, reflecting on every day as Thanksgiving Day and how hope is what links every being in God. Thanksgiving prayer Element of Worship by Ana Gobledale https://worshipwords.co.uk/thanksgiving-prayer-ana-gobledale-uk/ Element of Worship by Ana Gobledale Topics: Thanksgiving , Beauty , Family , Love Source: Worship Words "Power of Love, Link us together in love." A prayer of thanksgiving for the beauty of the earth and a petition for unity in love by Ana Gobledale. Thanksgiving Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/21581 Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Thanksgiving , Blessing , Glory , Discipleship Source: Together in Worship This call to worship by Carol Penner voices the desire that everything be for God's glory. Gathering in worship, this "holy day of thanksgiving," we collectively declare it so. Thanksgiving Offering Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2012/10/thanksgiving-offering-prayer/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Offering , Generosity Source: Carol Penner A Thanksgiving offertory prayer that includes portions for both before and after the offering is recieved. Thanksgiving of the Saints Sermon Starter/Outline https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/season-of-saints-2017-series-overview/twenty-fourth-sunday-after-pentecost-2017-planning-notes/twenty-fourth-sunday-after-pentecost-2017-preaching-notes Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Thanksgiving , Blessing , Identity Source: Discipleship Ministries These sermon notes on Deuteronomy 8:7-18 say that the pattern of taking, blessing, breaking, and sharing in the Great Thanksgiving of Holy Communion is similar to that of the harvest ritual established in Deuteronomy 26. Thanksgiving Worship Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/thanksgiving-worship Service Outline Topics: Thanksgiving , Worship Planning , Sermon , Liturgy Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A variety of ideas to help plan for Thanksgiving services including sermon, liturgy, and music suggestions. Thanksgiving Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/21629 Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Thanksgiving , Blessing , Grace , Prayer Source: Together in Worship This Thanksgiving prayer by Carol Penner is prayed before the table, at communion or otherwise, reflecting on the counter-cultural act of giving thanks. Thanksgiving Devotional by Brett Younger http://day1.org/3436-dr_brett_younger_thanksgiving Devotional by Brett Younger Topics: Thanksgiving , Prosperity , Greed , Ingratitude Source: Day1 After reflecting on various challenges of traditional family Thanksgiving gatherings, Brett Younger's devotional concludes with his own challenge to "spend our lives as a grateful response to God's goodness." Thanksgiving Prayer: Confession Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2009/11/thanksgiving-prayer-confession/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Thanksgiving , Prayer , Confession Source: Carol Penner "For what we are about to receive, may the Lord make us truly thankful." A Thanksgiving prayer of confession by Carol Penner. Thanksgiving Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/21628 Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Thanksgiving , Image of God , Freedom , Transformation Source: Together in Worship Carol Penner offers a congregational prayer for Thanksgiving, emphasizing not a list of things to be thankful for, but rather thanksgiving as a transformation of the heart. Thanksgiving and Trust Sermon Starter/Outline by Joel LeMon https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-17-3/commentary-on-psalm-138 Sermon Starter/Outline by Joel LeMon Topics: Thanksgiving , God's Faithfulness , Trust , God's Deliverance Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Psalm 138 says the song of thanksgiving and trust is comprised of three main sections: faithful witness to a faithful God, the glorious new world order, and an expectation for God's deliverance. Thanksgiving and Service Sermon (Complete) by Lefferts A Loetscher http://commons.ptsem.edu/id/03279 Sermon (Complete) by Lefferts A Loetscher Topics: Thanksgiving , Thanksgiving Day , Food Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) This resource is an audio recording of a Thanksgiving Communion service. Lefferts Loetscher preaches on Christ's promise to satisfy our hunger. Thanksgiving-themed Black Gospel Jazz Service Song/Hymn http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/167606867335/thanksgiving-themed-black-gospel-jazz-service Song/Hymn Topics: Thanksgiving , Glory , Service , Video Source: Global Worship The video is a 75-minute recording of a Thanksgiving Jazz Vespers service held in November 2015, in Goodson Chapel at Duke Universtiy. The page also includes links to other Thanksgiving-themed jazz music. Thanksgiving Blessing Element of Worship by Thomas L Weitzel https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/09/blessings-for-thanksgiving.html Element of Worship by Thomas L Weitzel Topics: Thanksgiving , Blessing , Joy Source: Re-Worship A closing blessing for Thanksgiving Day that asks for the Lord's favor and for the joys of the Kingdom of Heaven to be upon the congregation.