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 2016)

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: All Good Gifts
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
Thanksgiving Call to Worship
Thanksgiving Call to Worship
Call to Worship: Amen! Amen! Amen!
Call to Worship: Come and Give Thanks!
Call to Worship for Thanksgiving
Intergenerational Call to Worship: Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Call to Worship: Psalm 113
We Gather to Give Thanks: Psalm 138
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

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

Reflection: A Glimpse of the Kingdom
The Blessing of Powerlessness
Benediction: The Bread of Life (John 6)
Closing Commission: Walk Gently Upon the Earth
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 Thanksgiving for Abundance

Prayer of Thanksgiving and Petition
Prayer of Confession: Harvest
Prayer of Confession: Creation
Confession: Thanksgiving
Confession: God’s Extravagant Gifts
Confession: Always Enough
Confession: Spoiled Children (Mark 10)

Corporate Confession
Thanksgiving Prayer of Confession

Thanksgiving Confession

Prayers
Prayers of the People: Open Your Hand
Pastoral Prayer: Gratitude

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
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Seedtime and Harvest

Prayer: A Just 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

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

A Psalm of Praise: Psalm 112
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

Miscellaneous
A Selfish Sonnet of Thanksgiving, by David Wright

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