Here’s an easy, creative responsive reading/prayer you can use this Sunday to thank God together!
Leader: In times of trial and grief,
Congregation: You remained faithful to us.
Leader: In times of heartbreak and uncertainty,
Congregation: You were the fortress we ran to.
Leader: Some of us have fought cancer and illness.
Congregation: Your hands guided us. You are the Good Shepherd.
Leader: When our children were born,
Congregation: You rejoiced with us.
Leader: In those times we needed wisdom,
Congregation: Your Holy Spirit renewed our mind.
Leader: When discouragement and responsibilities weighed heavy on our hearts and weary bodies,
Congregation: You lifted the burdens and placed them upon Your strong shoulders.
Leader: Our gifts seem so insignificant, our words so frail, when we seek to bring Thanksgiving.
Congregation: But hear our hearts, O Lord. We thank You. We love You. We praise Your Holy Name.