Sep 22, 2011

Thanksgiving Day Worship Resources

Here’s a list of posts on this website suitable for use during Thanksgiving Day worship or Harvest celebrations. (Updated for 2014)

Song Suggestions
Praise & Worship Songs: Thanksgiving 
Traditional Hymns for Thanksgiving
New Song for Thanksgiving: A Grateful Heart
New Song for Thanksgiving: Give Thanks
New Song for Thanksgiving: With Praise

Calls to Worship
Call to Worship for Thanksgiving
Call to Worship Litany: Psalm 105 
Call to Worship: Isaiah 12:3-6
Call to Worship, Prayer: Psalm 92
Call to Worship: Birds of the Air
Offering Prayer: Giving Generously 
Thanksgiving Litany: 1 Chronicles 16:23-24
A Call to Worship from Psalm 100
Call to Worship: Give Thanks to God!
Call to Worship: Matthew 25
Intergenerational Call to Worship: Psalm 65
Intergenerational Call to Worship: Psalm 100

Call to Worship Litany: Psalm 66
Call to Worship: Psalm 100
Call to Worship Litany: Isaiah 12:1-6

Call to Worship: Isaiah 12:3-6
Responsive Call to Worship for Thanksgiving
Call to Thanksgiving from the Psalms
Call to Worship Litany: Psalm 147
Responsive Call to Worship: Thank You!

Responsive Call to Worship: Psalm 66

Sending Forth: Thanksgiving
Blessings for Thanksgiving
Benediction: Do Not Worry (Matthew 6)

Benediction: The Bread of Life (John 6)
Thanksgiving Benediction
Benediction: Colossians 3:15-17
Commission & Benediction: Philippians 1:21-30
Commission & Benediction: July 31, 2011
Commission & Benediction: Psalm 105

Prayers of Confession / Words of Assurance
Prayer of Confession: Thanksgiving
Prayer of Confession: God of Grace

Taking God for Granted (Luke 17)
Thanksgiving Confession
Thanksgiving Prayer of Confession
Harvest Prayer of Confession
Prayer of Confession: Harvest
Prayer of Confession: Creation
Confession: Thanksgiving
Confession: God’s Extravagant Gifts
Confession: Always Enough
Corporate Confession
Thanksgiving Confession

Prayers of the People: Open Your Hand
Prayers of the People: Harvest

Congregational Prayer of Thanksgiving
Intercession: Thankful People
Prayers of the People: Matthew 25
Opening Prayer: Our God, we come together (Psalm 65)
Prayer: Breadmaker Supreme
Intergenerational Offering Prayer
A Litany of Gratitude
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Prayer of Thanksgiving: James 1:17-27
Litany for Thanksgiving (intercession)
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Listen
Prayer: Giver of All Good Things
Thanksgiving Harvest Reflection
Harvest Prayer: God of the Bountiful
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Simple Gifts
Prayer of Thanksgiving and Intercession
Thanksgiving: Prayer for Others (intercession)
Opening Prayer: Psalm 65:1-13
Thanksgiving Prayer
Prayer of Approach for Thanksgiving Day
Prayer: Co-Creators with God
Prayer Litany: A Generous Harvest
Thanksgiving Harvest Prayer
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Exodus 33:12-23

Offertory Prayer: Bread of Heaven
Offering Prayer: A Fruitful Harvest
Prayer of Invocation: Isaiah 55:1-9
Opening Litany: Psalm 8

Prayer: Creator God
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Opening Prayer for Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Prayer: Giver of All Good Things
Prayer of Intercession: Pour Out Your Mercy
Prayers of the People: Thanksgiving
Closing Prayer: God of Harvest

Prayer: Seeing God in Creation
Prayer: Living Water
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Psalm 105
Litany of Praise: Psalm 65
Prayer of Thanksgiving

Litany of Thanksgiving: Give Thanks
Thanksgiving Litany: Your Mercy Endures

A Litany based on Psalm 126
Thanksgiving Litany: We Thank You!
Litany of Praise: Psalm 65
Litany of Praise: Psalm 97
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Exodus 33:12-23

Thanksgiving Litany
Litany of Thanksgiving: Christ with Us

A Selfish Sonnet of Thanksgiving, by David Wright

Returning Thanks: A Story (Luke 17)
Scripture Litany for Thanksgiving
Readers' Theatre: Psalm 126
Dramatic Reading: A Tale of Two Boys
Thanksgiving Challenge: Psalm 50:7-15