O God of all things in heaven and on earth, you give all your people in the world the gift of life, the gift of family, the gift of work, and the gift of rest.
On this, our national day of Thanksgiving, we turn all our thoughts to you, from whom all
Bless all our work, our friends, and our families both near and far. We humbly ask for the ability to continue our work for your kingdom and the ability to gather freely to worship you without fear.
We ask you to give our years ahead your blessing and protection.
We ask all this through Christ the Lord, your Son and our brother.