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A Grace by P. Feltham

For food, friends * and fellowship,
We thank thee Lord.

----SPANISH----

Por susten*to y amistad,
Gracias Senor.


A Grace words: I. Cockington arrangement: P. Kirkham

For food and friends (Amen), for rain and shine, (Amen)
For all these things (Amen), we thank Thee, Lord. (Amen)


A Short Grace by Mary Chater

Bless O Lord this * food,
For which we praise Thy name.


Addams Family Grace #1
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

Da da da dum, da da da dum
Da da da dum, da da da dum, da da da dum

We thank You Lord for giving
The food we need for living.
Be with us while we eat it,
Because we really need it.
Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen


Addams Family Grace #2
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

Be present at our table Lord,
Be here and every where adored.
These mercies bless and grant that we,
May love serve and obey Thee.

Ah-ah-amen ?(snap-snap)*
Ah-ah-amen ?(snap-snap)*
Ah-ah-amen, Ah-ah-amen, Ah-ah-amen ?(snap-snap)*

*Note: Cross arms when snapping fingers


Addams Family Grace #3
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

We thank you for this day, Lord,
For friends and family, Lord.
We thank you for this food, Lord,
For friends and family.

Da da de dum Snap, snap.
Da da de dum Snap, snap.
Da da de dum Da da de dum
Da da de dum AMEN


Addams Family Grace #4
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum Da da da dum
Da da da dum (snap snap)

We thank you Lord for giving,
The things we need for living:
The food, the fun, the friendship,
The Girl Scout Family.

Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum Da da da dum
Da da da dum (snap snap)


Addams Family Grace #5
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

We thank you Lord for giving,
The food we need for living.
And all our sins forgiven,
And so we thank the Lord.

Da da da dum (snap snap) and say Amen
Da da da dum (snap snap) and say Amen
Da da da dum Da da da dum
Da da da dum (snap snap) and say Amen


Addams Family Grace #6
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum
Da da da dum
Da da da dum (snap snap)

We thank you for this food, Lord,
For mom and dad and me, Lord.
We thank you for this food, Lord,
To get us through the day.

Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum (snap snap)
Da da da dum Da da da dum
Da da da dum (snap snap)


Addams Family Grace #7
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

Da-da-da-dum (snap, snap)
Da-da-da-dum (snap, snap)
Da-da-da-dum, Da-da-da-dum,
Da-da-da-dum (snap, snap)

We know that God is great
We know that God is good
We know that we should
Thank Him for our food.

Da-da-da-dum (snap, snap)
Da-da-da-dum (snap, snap)
Da-da-da-dum, Da-da-da-dum,
Da-da-da-dum (snap, snap)

We thank You, Lord for giving
The things we need for living
Like food and fun and friendship,
We thank You, Lord, today.


Addams Family Grace #8
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

Da da da da (snap, snap)
Da da da da (snap, snap)
Da da da da
Da da da da
Da da da da (snap, snap)

Oh we thank you Lord for giving,
This food we need for living,
And we will keep on sharing,
In Thy Holy Name.

Da da da da (snap, snap)
Da da da da (snap, snap)
Da da da da
Da da da da
Da da da da (snap, snap)


Addams Family Grace #9
Tune: Addams Family TV Theme by Vic Mizzy, ©1964

We've filled our plates and dishes,
With food that is nutritious,
And all that we wish is,
To thank you very much.

Da da da da (snap snap)
Da da da da (snap snap)
Da da da da, da da da da,
Da da da da (snap snap)


Alleluh (Praise Ye the Lord)
public domain

Note: Divide group into two groups, the first stands and sings the Halleujah's and sits back down while the second stands to sing "Praise ye the Lord!".

Allelu, Allelu, Allelu, Allelujiah
Praise ye the Lord
Allelu, Allelu, Allelu, Allelujiah
Praise ye the Lord.

Praise ye the Lord,
Allelujiah
Praise ye the Lord,
Allelujiah
Praise ye the Lord,
Allelujiah
Praise ye the Lord


Alleluia, Amen
Tune: Happy Birthday

Alleluia, Amen.
Alleluia, Amen.
Alleluia, Alleluia,
Alleluia, Amen.


Allelujah, Amen (Alleluia)
by Boyce
public domain

Allelujah, allelujah*
Amen, Amen.

(or Allelujah, Allelujah)


Allelujah lounges (Alleluia)
public domain

Allelu*ia, Alleluia
Louanges á Dieu, Alleluia.

----ENGLISH-----

Allelu*ia, Alleluia,
To God sing praises, Alleluia.


Almighty God
Tune: Oh My Papa by Paul Burkhard, 1954

Almighty God to me, you are so wonderful.
Almighty God to me, you are so good.
None could be more generous.
Almighty God you've always understood.


Alphabet Grace
Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

A-B-C-D-E-F-G
Thank you, God for feeding me.


Amazing Grace
Tune: Amazing Grace

Amazing grace how great Thou art,
You meet my every need,
You quench my thirst,
You guard my home,
My soul and body feed.


Amen
Tune: Amen

A- Amen, A- Amen, A- Amen, Amen, Amen.
Hear the little children,
A- Amen, Standing at the table,
A- Amen, Asking for your blessing,
A- Amen, Amen!


Auld Lang Syne Grace
Tune: Auld Lang Syne

For all the bounty He provides,
Let us give Him thanks and praise.
Let's keep Him always in our hearts
As we live our Girl Scout days.


Back of the Bread

Back of the bread is the flour
And back of the flour is the mill.
And back of the mill is the wind and the rain
And the Father's will.


Back of the Bread
by Peter Christian Lukin, 1944

Back of the bread is the snowy flour
Back of the flour is the mill.
Back of the mill the growing wheat
Nods on the breezy hill;
Over the wheat is the flowing sun
Ripening the heart of the grain
Above the sun is the gracious God,
Sending the sunlight and rain.


Back of the Loaf
by Maltbie D. Babcock (1858-1901), 1901

Back of the loaf is the snowy flour
And back of the flour is the mill;
And back of the mill is the wheat
And the shower and the sun
And the Father's will.


Barbie Grace
words: Shawn Bird  ©2000 for free use within Guiding.
tune: Barbie Girl by Soren Rasted, Claus Norreen, Rene Dif, Johnny Mosegaard Pedersen, Karsten Dahlgaard (Aqua) ©1997

I am thankful for- a chance to eat once more
It's fantastic, please quick pass it
Thanks for health and food, friends and family too
Tasty libation that is this creation

Come on eat it, You can't beat it!
Oh oh oh yeah
Come on eat it, You can't beat it!
O-o-oo o-o-oo
Come on eat it, You can't beat it!
Oh oh oh yeah
Come on eat it, You can't beat it!
Amen, amen


Be Present At Our Table, Lord (Wesley Grace - words)
Tune: Doxology by Louis Bourgeois (1510-1561), 1551

Be present at out table Lord,
Be here and everywhere adored.
These mercies bless and grant that we
May live in fellowship with Thee.

Other last lines:
May live in harmony with Thee.
May feast in Paradise with Thee.
May strengthened for Thy service be.
May spend our lives in serving Thee.


Be Present At Our Table
Tune: Chim Chim Cher-ee by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman, ©1963

Be present at our table Lord
Be here and everywhere adored
For food and drink and happy days
Accept our gratitude and praise.


Be Present At Our Table, Lord
Tune: Hernando's Hideaway by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, ©1954

Be present at our table, Lord,
Be here and every where adored,
All creatures blessed, and grant that we
May dwell in paradise with Thee. Amen.


Be Present Here
Tune: Dundee 1615

Be present here, most gracious God,
From whom all goodness springs.
Make clean our hearts, and feed our souls
On good and joyful things.


Be Thou Our Guest (Sei unser Gast)
translated by Max Exner

Be Thou our guest, Almighty Lord,*
And bless the bounty of this board,
That we may be restored.

----GERMAN----

Sei unser Gast, Herr Jesu Christ, *
und segne was zu dieser Frist
durch Dich bescheret ist.


Before the Night
Tune: After the Ball by Charles K. Harris, ©1892

Before this day is over,
Before the night begins,
Help me protect the planet,
Be one of it's caring friends.
I thank you for all your blessings,
May I earn the right
To live in harmony with them
Before the night.


Bencão Para Refeicões
by Isa Vasconcellos, Carmelita Rego

----PORTUGUESE----

Em volta desta mesa onde 'stá o nosso pão
Louvemos ao Senhor de todo coração
Em volta desta mesa onde 'stá o nosso pão
Louvemos ao Senhor de todo coração

Before this table on which lies our bread let us praise the Lord with all our hearts.


Bénédicité de Notre Chalet (Chalet Grace)
by Francine Cockenpot, translated by V. M. Synge

You, who have worked today for our refreshment,
Come and partake; you, who have worked today
Come, share with us this bread, for friendship's sake.

----FRENCH----

Toi, qui as travail lé à notre table;
Viens t'asseoir; Toi, qui as travaillé
Viens partager le pain de l'amitié.


Bless Our Food
Tune: Make New Friends

Bless our food * we share with friends today.
Grant us peace and love along the way.


Bless This Food
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, ©1959

Bless this food for our use,
Come O Lord and sit with us;
Make our hearts grow in peace,
Bring your love to surround us.

Friendship and peace, may you bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow forever.
Bless our homes, bless our friends,
Bless our Cub Scouts together.


Bless This Food
Tune: Jingle Bells by James Pierpont, 1857

Bless this food, bless this food,
Bless this very meal.
God you are so good to me,
This is how I feel.


Bless This Food
Tune: Row Row Row Your Boat

Bless, bless, bless this food,
Bless all present here.
And help us now to spread your love
To people far and near.


Bless This House
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, 1959

Bless this house, bless this bread,
Come O Lord and sit with us;
Make our hearts grow in peace,
Bring your love to surround us.

Friendship and love, may they bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow forever.
Bless our friends, bless us all,
Bless our Girl Scouts together.


Bless This Table
by Bonnie Johnson

Bless this table, Lord and those who gather round.
Bless this food and may it keep our bodies sound.
Let our lives in love abound.


Bless Us Everyone
Tune: Jingle Bells by James Pierpont, 1857

Bless this day, bless this food
Bless us everyone
Guide us as we go our way
And fill our day with fun.


Blessing Hymn  1
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, 1959

Come dear Lord, be our guest
As we gather together.
May our heart glow with love,
Keep us close to you ever.

Friendship and joy, may they bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow forever,
Bless our homes, bless our friends,
Bless our common endeavors.

Thank you God, for this day,
Bless all those who greet it.
May your love glow with peace,
May your love go forth from us.

Friendship and peace may they bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow forever.
Bless our friends, bless our work
Bless each of us forever.


Blessing Hymn 2
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, 1959

Bless our food, bless our friends,
Come oh Lord and sit with us.
Make our talk glow with peace,
Come with your love to surround us.

Friendship and peace
May they bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow forever.
Bless our food, bless our friends,
Bless our dear land forever.


Blue Grace
Tune: Dear Lord and Father by Frederick C. Maker, 1887

For all the blue of earth and sky,
For sheen of bluebird wings,
For all the earth, its lovely things,
And all the happiness it brings,
We praise Thy name, Oh Lord.


Bon Appetit

Bon a- bon a- bon appetit.


Bon Appetit

How fine to be a table, with your bons amis,
All around the table once again to be!
Oui! Oui!
All around the table once again to be!
Bon appétit! Merci!


Boom Boom Ta- Ra- Ra
Tune: Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel) by Lew Brown, Wladmir A. Timm, Vasek Zeman, Jaromir Vejvoda, ©1934

Give thanks for good friends,
We have a barrel of fun.
Give thanks for good food,
We won't waste one single crumb.

Boom Boom Ta-ra-ra!
Sing out a song of good cheer.
Now's the time for us to give thanks,
The food and friendship's here!


Breakfast Grace
Tune: For the Beauty of the Earth (DIX) by Conrad Kocher (1786-1872), 1838

Gracious giver of all good,
Thee we thank for rest and food,
Grant that all we do and say,
In your service be this day.
Amen.


Breakfast Prayer

Dear Lord,
Keep us from being like porridge
Slow to boil and hard to stir
Make us like Corn Flakes
Always prepared and ready to serve!


Brown Cow Grace

I thank the brown cow for the chocolate milk.
I thank the pig (oink, oink) for the bacon on the grill.
I thank the chicken for the egg and the egg for the chicken,
And the Guiders for the breakfast we're served.


Chinese Grace
by T. C. Chao; translated by Bliss Wiant

Ne'er forget God's daily care:
Health and food and clothes to wear.
Freely we these gifts receive.
May we not His Spirit grieve.


Circles of Love
Tune: Old Gray Mare

The circles of Love are common in my family,
Raining down from every tree,
Filling me with energy.
We hold hands to form a world of Harmony,
Singing the circles of Love.


Coca Cola Grace
Tune: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing by B Backer, B. Davis, R. Cook, R. Greenway

I'd like to thank the Lord above
For giving me this land.
For apple trees and honey bees
The harvest and my home.
To Him I must give thanks today
For all the things to come.
For health and strength and happiness
Be thankful everyone.


Come And Dine (refrain of the hymn of the same name)
by C. B. Widmeyer, circa 1907

Come and dine, the Master calleth,
Come and dine:
There is plenty at God's table all the time.
He who fed the multitudes,
Turned the water into wine,
To the hungry calleth now, come and dine.


Cowboy Grace
Tune: Bonanza Theme by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston, ©1959

Da da da da da da da da da da da Thank You!
Da da da da Thank you for our food.
Thank you Lord, Thank you Lord,
Thank you for our food.
Da da da da Thank you!
Da da da da Thank you for our food!


Cowboy's Grace
Tune: Home on the Range by Brewster Higley, Dan Kelly, 1880

Been out on the range,
All dusty and tired,
Been ridin' and ropin' all day.
Around the chuck wagon
We bow down our heads
And sing out the cowboys' grace.
Allelujah, Amen Amen


Danket dem Herrn
public domain

Danket, danket dem Herrn,
denn er ist sehr freundlich,
seine Güt und Wahrheit währet ewiglich.

Thank the Lord, gracious Lord,
Grateful thanks to him now give,
For His truth and goodness ever, ever live.


Dinner Grace
Tune: For the Beauty of the Earth (DIX) by Conrad Kocher (1786-1872), 1838

Tireless guardian of our way,
Thou hast kept us well today,
While we thank thee we request,
Care continued, pardon, rest.
Amen.


Do Lord
Tune: Do Lord

Do Lord, oh do Lord
Oh do accept from me,
Oh Lordy, Do Lord, oh do Lord
Oh do accept from me, Oh Lordy,
Do Lord, oh do Lord,
Oh do accept from me
The thanks I give to Thee.


Do We Ever?
Tune: Waltzing Matilda by A. B. "Banjo" Paterson, Marie Cowan, 1936

Do we ever stop and pray
For the food we've had today,
Counting all our blessings one by one.
We are privileged to be here
Living out our Promise dear,
Let us sing praises to our God.

Praise be to God.
Praise be to God.
Extending friendships far and near,
They will live forever
Though we're not together.
Praise be to God
For our blessings here.

The first half is sung to the verse tune and the second to the chorus tune.


Doo Wah Diddy Grace
Tune: Doo Wah Diddy (There she goes just a walkin' down the street)

Thank you Lord for the food that we recieve,
  Singing doo wa diddy diddy dum diddy doo.
Thanks to Thee for bread and butter and the meat,
  Singing doo wa ditty diddy dum diddy doo.

Looks good (looks good)
Tastes Fine (taste fine)
Looks good, tastes fine
And we praise God for all time!
  Singing doo wa diddy diddy dum diddy do.


Eagle Thanks
Tune: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da by Lennon / McCartney

Eagle thanks the Lord for the mountains,
Fish thanks the Lord for the sea.
We thank the Lord for our blessings
For what we are about to receive.


Edelweiss Grace 1
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, 1959

Bless our friends, bless our food,
Come, oh, Lord and be with us.
May our words glow with peace,
May your love surround us.

Friendship and love, may it bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow, forever.
Bless our friends, bless our food,
Come, oh, Lord and be with us.


Edelweiss Grace 2
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, 1959

Thank you Lord, on this day
For our many great blessings.
Thank you Lord, on this day
For our many great friendships.

Glory to God, may you hear our prayer
Guide us on forever.
Thank you Lord, on this day
For our blessings and friendship.


Everyday Grace
Tune: Camp Town Races Anonymous by Stephen Foster, 1850

Thank you God for all you do,
Ale-luya.
Thank you God for all you do
Every single day.


Father As We Bow Before You
Tune: The Carnival Is Over

Father as we bow before you,
We give thanks for all your care,
For this food now spread before us,
And for those with whom we share.


Father, Give This Food Thy Blessing
music by Boyce, translated by Max V. Exner

Father, give this food Thy blessing,*
Amen, Amen


Father God
Tune: Edelweiss by Richard Rodgers, 1959

Father God, Father God,
For thy blessings we thank Thee,
Telling us of Thy Grace
And Thy goodness towards us.

Grant that our service may be of use
In our life's endeavour,
Father God, Father God,
Bless us now and forever.


Fellowship

May this our fellowship foretell, *
That men may learn in peace to dwell.


Flintstones Grace
Tune: Flintstones Theme Song by Hoyt Curtin, William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, 1960

God is -- great -- and God is -- good
And let us thank Him for our food.
God is -- great -- and God is -- good
And let us thank Him for our food.
Amen. Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-men.
Amen. Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-men.
God is -- great -- and God is -- good
And let us thank Him for our...
We'll thank Him for our...
We'll thank Him for our food!


For All The Sunshine

For all the sunshine, for nourishing rain.
Dear Lord for Thy goodness we thank Thee.
For food and Thy care, rich blessings we share,
The proof of Thy love and we thank Thee.
We thank Thee, O Lord.


For Food and Joy

For this food * and our joy,
Giver of all we thank Thee.


For Goodness
Tune: She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain

Let us all thank God for goodness at this meal, (at this meal)
Let us all thank God for goodness at this meal, (at this meal)
Let us all thank God for goodness,
Let us all thank God for goodness,
Let us all thank God for goodness at this meal.


For Homes and Friends
by Susan Stevens

For homes and friends and happy days, *
For all the blessings earth displays,
We give our thankfulness and praise.


For Sun and Rain
words by Cecilia Sanderson, music by Max V. Exner

For sun and rain, for grass and grain, *
For all who toil on sea and soil.
That we may eat this daily food,
We give our loving thanks dear God.
For sun and rain, for grass and grain,
For all who toil on sea and soil.
That we may live in one accord,
We give our loving thanks dear God.


For The Food That Is Before Us
Tune: The Carnival Is Over

For the food that is before us;
For the friends we see around;
For the chance to serve our fellows;
Lord, we give thee thanks profound.


For the Food We Eat
Tune: Kum Ba Yah

For the food we eat, we thank you,
For the friends we meet, kind and true.
For the fun we share, all day through,
Oh, Lord we thank You.


Forever and a Day
Tune: My Hat, It Has Three Corners, 1854

My Lord God almighty, bless us here today.
Grant that we will be worthy forever and a day.


Friends
Tune: Johnny Appleseed

Oh, the Lord is good to us
And so we thank the Lord,
For giving us the best of friends,
The kind of love that never ends.
The Lord is good to us.


The Friendís Grace
by Marion P. Prior, 1988

We share this food, we sing your praise,
We thank you Lord for Guiding days.
The friends we find throughout our life
Help us to know your love abides.



From My Heart
Tune: Heart and Soul by Hoagy Carmichael, 1938

From my heart
I give God thanks and praise.
From my heart
For all these happy days.
Thankful for all the gifts I hold (long pause)
Thanks from my heart and soul!


Fruit From the Tree
Tune: Animal Crackers In My Soup by Ted Koehler, Irving Caesar, Ray Henderson, 1935

Fruit from the tree, and from the vine.
Bread from the oven, tastes divine.
Gosh, oh gee but I have fun,
Counting my blessings one by one.
God is so very good to me,
Sends me strength and energy,
Thank you God eternally.


Gelobet
public domain

Gelobet sie, gelobet sie, Der Herr mein Gott. *
Gelobet sie, gelobet sie, Der Herr mein Gott.
Gelobet, gelobet, gelobet sie, Der Herr mein Gott.


Girl Scout Grace
Tune: Turkey In the Straw

Oh, I am a (Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior) Girl Scout
So I say Grace when I eat.
Whether it's a full meal or a tasty little treat.
I can sing it, I can say it or sign it silently.
My grace is a thank you to God from me!
Please bless this good food and me!


Girl Scout Law Grace
Tune: Goin' To Leave Old Texas; words adapted by Laurie Schultz from the Golden Rule Grace

I'm goin' to break [ I'm goin' to break ]
This bread with friends [ This bread with friends ]
Pray I please God [ Pray I please God ]
Before this day ends. [ Before this day ends ]

I'll try my best [ I'll try my best ]
To live this day [ To live this day ]
By the Girl Scout Law [By the Girl Scout Law]
Each and every way! [ Each and every way! ]


Girl Scout Mambo
Tune: Mambo #5

A little bit of breakfast on my plate,
A little bit of dinner, don't be late,
A little bit of gorp while we're on our hike,
A little bit of s'mores by firelight,
A little bit of brown bears on my stick,
A little bit of pudding, not too thick,
A little bit of ice cream in the can,
We thank you, Lord, and say Amen!


Girl Scout Morning Grace
by Jinx McGuire, © 1996

We come together, under the sky,
Stars of the night in our quiet eyes.
We come together, ready to try:
Promise and Law are the stars of our daylight:
I will try.



Girl Scout Way Grace
Tune: Auld Lang Syne

For all the bounty we receive,
Let us offer thanks and praise.
And be courageous, strong and fair,
As we live the Girl Scout way.


God Creator
Tune: Are You Sleeping

God Creator, God Creator, *
We give thanks, we give thanks,
For our many blessings, for our many blessings,
We thank you, we thank you.


God Has Created A New Day (Silver And Green And Gold) (Dios ha creado este día)
by Marie Gaudette

God has created a new day,
Silver and green and gold.
Live that the sunset may find us
Worthy His gift to hold.

God has created a new night,
Silver and gray and still.
Live that the morning may find you
Ready to do His will.

God has created a new night,
Silver and starry blue.
Live that the sunrise may find you
Worthy His work to do.

----FRENCH----

Dieu a créé un noveau jour
Joyeux, clair et limpide
Que ce soir nous trouve digne
De meriter ses dons.

----SPANISH----

Dios ha creado este dí a
Lleno de luz y amor,
Démosle gracias rendidas
Por este pan de hoy.

----GERMAN----

Gott liess den Morgan erstehen
In goldener Farbenpracht
Möge der Abend uns finden
Würdig des Schöpfers Gnad.

----NETHERLANDS (DUTCH)----

Gos schonk een stralende morgan
In wonder en kleurenpracht;
Moge de avond ons vinden
Waardig wat Hij ons bracht.


God Is Great
Tune: For the Beauty of the Earth by Conrad Kocher (1786-1872), 1838

God is great and God is good,
Let us thank him for our food.
By His hand we all are fed,
Give us Lord our daily bread.
Lord of all to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.


God Is Great
Tune: theme from Jeopardy

God is great and God is good,
Let us thank Him for our food.
By His hand we all are fed.
Give us Lord our daily bread.
Amen


God is Great
public domain
Tune: Rock Around the Clock by Max C. Freedman and Jimmy DeKnight, ©1953

God is great, God is good,
Now we're gonna thank him for our food:
We're gonna thank him morning, noon and night,
We're gonna thank him cause he's out of sight.
Amen (chi chi chi, chi chi chi, chi chi chi)
Amen


God Is Great
Tune: London Bridge

God is great and God is good,
God is good, God is good,
Let us thank him for this food.
Alleluya!


God Is Great, God Is Good
Tune: Michael Row The Boat Ashore

God is great, God is good, Alleluia,
Let us thank him for our food, Alleluia.
By His hand we all are fed, Alleluia,
Thank you Lord, for daily bread, Alleluia.


God Is Love
Tune: Rock Around the Clock by Max C. Freedman and Jimmy DeKnight, ©1953

God is love, God is good,
And we thank Him for our food.
We're gonna thank Him morning, noon and night,
We're gonna thank you Lord, youíre out of sight.
Amen
Amen, amen, amen.


God Made the Mountains
Tune: I Love the Mountains

God made the mountains,
God made the rolling hills,
God made the flowers, God made the daffodils,
God made the field of wheat,
For all the bread we eat
Alleluya, alleluya, alleluya, alleluya.

(repeat and fade out.)


God's Word
Tune: Morning Has Broken (BUNESSAN)

God's word is spoken,
Goodness surrounds me.
My word unbroken,
He sees my soul.
I praise Him with music,
I praise Him with laughter,
And 'til the hereafter,
I'll thank Him each day!


Golden Rule Grace
Tune: Goin' To Leave Ol' Texas (Old Texas)

I'm goin' to break [ ]
This bread with friends [ ]
Pray I please God [ ]
Before this day ends. [ ]
I'll try my best [ ]
To live this day [ ]
By the Golden Rule [ ]
Each and every way! [ ]


Good Morning God
Tune: Morning is Here

Good morning God, this is your day.
I am your child, show me the way.


Grace
Tune: Are You Sleeping

We are thankful, we are thankful *
For our food, for our food.
And our many blessings, And our many blessings,
Thank you Lord, Thank you Lord.


Grace (Hernando's Hideaway)
Tune: Hernando's Hideaway by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, ©1954

Be present at our table, Lord,
Be here and every where adored,
These morsels bless and grant that we,
May feast in paradise with thee. Amen.


Grace Song
by Gen. Lew Wallace and Laurence Danforth

Father of all God:
What we have here is of Thee;
Take Thou our thanks and bless us,
Help us to do Thy will.


Grace Song

God is great and God is good,
And we thank him for this food.
By his hand we all are fed;
Grant us, Lord, our daily bread.


Gracias, Arigato
Tune: Chiapanecas

Gracias, arigato, merci beaucoup. (clap clap)
Gracias, arigato, merci beaucoup. (clap clap)
Spanish, Japanese, French words too,
I can say Thank you to God. (clap clap)


Gracias Senor
public domain

Note: Divide group into two groups, the first stands and sings the Halleujah's and sits back down while the second stands to sing "Gracias Senor!".

Hallelu, hallelu, hallelu, hallelujah!
Gracias Senor!
Hallelu, hallelu, hallelu, hallelujah!
Gracias Senor!

Gracias Senor! Hallelujah!
Gracias Senor! Hallelujah!
Gracias Senor! Hallelujah!
Gracias Senor!


Gratitude Grace
by Olive Haskins  Tune: Doxology by Louis Bourgeois (1510-1561), 1551

Lord gratitude we offer all,
Who labor that we may be fed;
O, dignify our toil for them.
Bring kinship through our daily bread.


Hark To The Chimes (Chimes Grace) 1929
public domain

Hark to the chimes, *
Come bow thy head,
We thank thee, Lord,
For this good bread


Hawaiian Grace

We are thankful for sunshine, for wind and for rain.
We are thankful for taro and tall sugar cane.
We are thankful for rice, for fish and for poi,
For all of God's gift and thanksgiving joy.


Hawaiian Grace
Tune: Aloha Oe (Farewell to Thee) by Queen Liliuokalani, 1878

Aloha to God above.
Aloha: a word that means I love you.
Mahalo too means I thank you.
Mahalo aloha to God.

(Ma/ha/low)


He Hears
Tune: On Top of Old Smoky

My God is so great, and I am so small,
But it doesn't matter, He hears when I call!
He hears when I whisper, He hears when I shout,
He hears my "thank you," 'cause I'm a Girl Scout.


Health and Strength (Te Damos Gracias) (Round of Thanks)
Sing this with the Kookabura Grace

For health and strength * and daily bread
We praise they name, Oh Lord.

-----SPANISH------

Nos damos gracias, O Se?or
Por nueste pan de hoy.

------FRENCH-------

Pour ce repas pour toute joie
Nouse tu luons, Seigneur

-----ITALIAN-----

Per questo pan, per ogni don,
Noi ti lo diam, Signor.


Heavenly Father
Tune: Are You Sleeping

Heavenly Father (Heavenly Father) *
Once again (Once again)
We would ask thy blessing (We would ask thy blessing)
Amen (Amen)


Hodu lashem
public domain

Hallelu, hallelu, hallelu, hallelujah
Hodu lashem
Hallelu, hallelu, hallelu, hallelujah
Hodu lashem
Hodu lashem, Hallelujah
Hodu lashem, Hallelujah
Hodu lashem, Hallelujah
Hodu lashem

("Ho" as in "hoe", "du" as in "do", "la" as in "tra la", and "shem" to rhyme with "hem")


If We Have Earned The Right (Blessing) by W H Neidlinger

If we have earned the right to eat this bread,
Happy indeed are we;
But if unmerited thou givest to us,
May we more thankful be.


Indian Grace
spoken

May the Great Spirit above
       (rotate hand round each other in front of body then point with the right hand))
As in the present
      (right hand points forward)
As in the past
      (right hand oints back over shoulder)
Fill our hearts
      (hands crossed over your heart)
With great joy and love
      (right fist taps left fist twice)


Irish Blessing (May)
tune: When Irish Eyes Are Smiling by Ernest Ball, 1912

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be at your back,
May good friends be there to greet you
And your table never lack.
May your life be filled with laughter,
And your heart be filled with song.
May God shine His light upon you,
As you live your whole life long.


Jamaican Camp Grace
public domain

Lift up your hearts; Hearts and minds and voices all give thanks.
For this our food; Hearts and minds ...
For this our drink; Hearts and minds ...
For these our friends; Hearts and minds ...
For this our camp; Hearts and minds ...
We thank Thee Lord.


Johnny Appleseed by Kim Gannon and Walter Kent
public domain

Oh, the Lord's been good to me.
And so I thank the Lord
For giving me the things I need:
The sun, the rain and the apple seed;
Oh, the Lord's been good to me.

Oh, and every seed I sow
Will grow into a tree.
And someday there'll be apples there
For everyone in the world to share.
Oh, the Lord is good to me.

Oh, here I am 'neath the blue, blue sky
Doing as I please.
Singing with my feathered friends
Humming with the bees.

I wake up every day,
As happy as can be,
Because I know that with His care
My apple trees, they will still be there.
The Lord's been good to me.

----SPANISH----

Dios se acordó de mí,
Y a El le agradeezco
Porque me dio
Un Corazón
Y asî amar su creación,
Dios se acordó de mi.


Jubilate Deo by Praetorius c.1600
public domain

Jubi*late deo, jubilate deo
Alleluia


Keep Me
Tune: Tammy by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans

Eternal Spirit, please hear my prayer.
Keep me, keep me in your tender care.
Bless all the children, by day and by night.
Keep me, keep me in your guiding light.


Kiswahili Grace
Tune: Are You Sleeping

Mongo bata [Mongo bata] *
Bahree key [Bahree key]
Ahfteh romeeh [Ahfteh romeeh]
Amen [Amen]


Kookaburra Grace
Tune: Kookaburra by Marion Sinclair
Sing this with For Health and Strength

Guides, come and join in a grace with me, *
Thanking God for all to see.
Praise Him, O Praise Him
In humility


Let's Join Hands
Tune: Mary Had a Little Lamb

Let's join hands and give our thanks,
Give our thanks, give our thanks,
Let's join hands and give our thanks,
Give our thanks to God.


Like the Pearl
Tune: Pearly Shells

Like the pearl [ ] in the ocean [ ]
Made by God [ ] from a grain of sand. [ ]
Like the pearl [ ] may God's blessings surround me. [ ]
Make a pearl [ ] from this little grain of sand. [ ]

[] Repeat the preceding phrase.


Lollipop Grace
Tune: Turkey in the Straw

We thank Thee Lord for a hundred things,
For the flowers that bloom, and the birds that sing,
For the sun that shines and the rain that drops,
For ice cream and raisins and lollipops.


Lord Bless This Food
Tune: Hark to the Chimes

Lord, bless this food,
Before we eat,
Bless Thou the bread,
And bless the meat.   Amen.


Lord, God of Power
Tune: Down By the Station by Lee Ricks and Slim Gaillard

Lord, God of power, guide me every hour.
Please bless this food we're about to eat.


Lord, The Giver Of All Good
Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Lord, the giver of all good,
Thank You for our daily food,
May Brownie friends and Brownie ways,
Help us to serve you all our days,
Lord, the giver of all good,
Thank You for our daily food.   Amen.


Lovely Treat
Tune: This Old Man

Bread and jam, bread and jam,
I am grateful, yes I am.
I thank God kindly for the food I eat,
Thank Him for this lovely treat.


Lunch Grace
Tune: For the Beauty of the Earth (DIX) by Conrad Kocher (1786-1872), 1838

Father for this noon day meal,
We would speak the praise we feel,
Health and strength we have from thee,
Help us Lord to faithful be.
Amen.


Mariner Grace
Tune: Dear Lord and Father by Frederick C. Maker, 1887

For all the blue of sky and sea,
For flash of seagulls' wing,
For wind and wave and spray flung free
For stars that will our guide e'er be,
Our thanks to thee we sing.


May God Bless
Tune: Oh, Dear, What Can the Matter Be

May God bless the girls at this meeting.
May God bless the food we are eating.
May God bless the ones who are leading.
May God bless Girl Scouts everywhere.


May God Supply the Wants of My Brother
public domain
Tune: Rise Up, O Flame by Christoph Praetorius, c.1600

May God sup*ply the wants of my brother,
And give to me a truly thankful heart.


May It Be Your Will
Tune: Down In the Valley

Birds in their nest wait to be fed,
Some little children wait for their bread.
If parents can't feed them,
Lord, then who will?
I pray to heaven you'll give them their fill.

CHORUS
May it be your will,
Lord, may it be your will.
Thank you for my gifts, may it be your will!


Merci Beaucoup
Tune: Alouette

Merci Beaucoup Lord, God almighty.
Merci Beaucoup, thank you very much.
Merci beaucoup Merci beaucoup
Thanks to you
Thanks to you oh, oh, oh


Merci, Seigneur
public domain

Merci, Seigneur *
Merci, Seigneur
Merci, Seigneur.


MMM Grace
Tune: Linger
Words: by Cadette Troop 188, Gilr Scouts of Citrus Council (Lindsey, Sarah, Rachel &
Cami), 2002

MMM - I am so thankful
MMM - that weíre together
MMM - to share this food with each of you.


Morning, Evening
public domain

Morning, evening, noon and night
For all Thy gifts we thank Thee Lord.


Morning Is Here
public domain

Morning is here, the board is spread.
Thanks be to God, who gives us bread.

{Praise God for bread!}
Noontime - Evening -

----SPANISH----

Ya es la hora de comer,
Gracias a Dios quien nos da el pan.


My God
Tune: My Guy

Before every meal- I show how I feel to my God,
There's nothing you can bet, that'll make me forget - To thank- My God
I gave my Girl Scout word of Honor to serve my God-and I'm gonna
So I'm tellin' it from the start
The praise comes from my heart to my God!!
What you say? My God! Who?
(softer) My God! Yeah


Namaste
Tune: More We Get Together

Namaste means thank you,
Means thank you, means thank you.
Namaste means thank you,
Namaste my Lord.

For good food and good friends,
And feelings that don't end.
Namaste means thank you
Namaste my Lord.

(na/ma/stay)


Neath These Tall Green Trees

'Neath these tall green trees we stand,
Asking blessings from Thy hand.
Thanks we give to Thee above,
For our health and strength and love.


Neath These Tall Green Trees
Tune: Michael Row the Boat Ashore

Neath these tall green trees we stand, alleluia
Asking blessing from thy hand, alleluia
Thanks we give to thee above, alleluia
For our health and strength and love, alleluia.


O Lord, The Giver Of All Good
Tune: Doxology

O Lord, the Giver of all good,
We thank Thee for our daily food,
May Guiding friends and Guiding ways,
Help us to serve Thee all our days.


Oh, Give Thanks
public domain

Oh, give thanks, Oh, give thanks.
Oh, give thanks unto the Lord,
For he is gracious and his * mercy endureth,
endureth, endureth forever


Oh, Render Thanks
public domain

Oh render thanks * to God above,
The fount of love.


Orchard and Ocean
Tune: Tell Me Why

Orchard and ocean, farm and field
We thank our maker for all they yield.
For earth and water, for flower and seed
We thank you God in thought, word and deed.


Penny's Grace

Food for our hunger, water for our thirst,
Pillow for our weary heads, but first things first,
Thanks be to heaven, glory be to God,
That we go satisfied, sheltered and shod.


Philmont Grace

For food, for raiment,
For life, for opportunity,
For friendship and fellowship
We thank Thee, O Lord.


Pour ta joie
by Francine Cockenpot, translated by V. M. Synge

For Thy joy at our board,
We thank Thee, Lord.
For Thy joy at our board,
We thank Thee, Lord.

----FRENCH----

Pour ta joie pour tes dons
Nous te louons;
Pour ta joie pour tes dons
Nous te louons.


Praise and Thanks
translated by  D. Whitehouse

Praise and thanks be to God  *
For his grace and mercy,
And his love endureth
Now and evermore.


Praise and Thanksgiving (Lobet und Preiset)

Praise and thanksgiving let everyone bring *
Unto our Father for every good thing.
All together joyfully sing!


Praise God for Bread (Praises for Bread)

Morning is here, the board is spread.
Thanks be to God, praise God for bread!

Noontime -

Evening -


Praise the Lord Together

Praise the Lord together singing *
Allelujah, Allelujah, Allelujah.


Promise and Law Grace
Tune: Goin' To Leave Old Texas; words adapted by Susan Wichers

I'm goin' to share     [I'm goin' to share]
This meal with friends     [This meal with friends]
Letís give our thanks,     [Letís give our thanks,]
Before this day ends.     [Before this day ends.]

The Promise and Law     [The Promise and Law]
Show me the way     [Show me the way]
To ëbe preparedí    [To ëbe prepared]
For each and every day.     [For each and every day.]


The Queen's Grace
words by George Belling, 1585, music by Mary Chater

God bless our meat,
God guide our ways,
God give us grace our Lord to please,
Lord long preserve in peace and health,
Our gracious Queen Elizabeth.


Rainbow Grace
Tune: Sing a Rainbow by Arthur Hamilton, © 1955

Red, and orange, and pink, and green,
Purple, and yellow, and blue.
We thank God for rainbows,
And good friends, and good food too!


Rainbow Grace
Tune: Early One Morning (The Friendly Giant)

When I see a rainbow I know that God is near.
When I see a rainbow I know that God is near.
Thank you, Lord
for your blessings.
When I see a rainbow I know that God is near.


Rock You Grace
Tune: We Will Rock You

Heavenly Father,
LORD and King,
You provide us with everything.
We've got Food on our plate,
Tastin' great.
Thank you for the food we already ate.
Singing thank you Father, thank you!
Thank you Father, thank you!


Scottish Grace (Selkirk Grace - ALS) words by Robert Burns, 1787
public domain
Other Tune: Auld Lang Syne

Some ha'e meat and canna eat,
And some ha'e none that want it.
But we ha'e meat, and we can eat,
And so the Lord we thank-et.


Segne, Vater, diese Speise
German, music by Boyce

Segne, Vater, diese Speise,
Amen, Amen



Selkirk

O some hae meat and canna eat,
And some hae nae that want it.
But we hae meat and we can eat,
And sae the Lord be thanked.


Seed Grace, The
Tune: Farmer in the Dell

The seed goes in the ground,
The seed goes in the ground,
The sun, the rain will make the grain,
The seed goes in the ground.

The grain goes to the mill,
The grain goes to the mill,
God's wind and power make the flour.
The grain goes to the mill.

The flour makes the bread,
The flour makes the bread.
From seed to bread,
God keeps us fed,
That's how God's love is spread!


Shawn's Grace
words: Shawn Bird ©2000 for free use within Guiding.
Tune: Fire's Burning

We're thankful, we're thankful
For friendships, for friendships
And for good food, and for good food
And hands that prepared it.


Sing, Sing, Sing Your Praise
Tune: Row Your Boat

Sing, sing, sing your praise
To our Lord above
For the day and for the food
And for Your lasting love.


Someone
Tune: There Is a Tavern in the Town

There is someone who thinks of me (thinks of me)
And makes me happy as can be (as can be)
A-a-and give me bread, a place to rest my head,
The joy of friends and family!
(spoken) Thank you, Lord!


Spirit Eternal
Tune: Pop Goes the Weasel

God almighty, Father of all,
God the Spirit Eternal.
Bless us each, one and all
Spirit Eternal.

Bless the children gathered about,
Bless adults who lead them,
Bless the children 'round the world,
Please help feed them.


T H A N K  Y O U Lord (Thank You)
Tune: Mickey Mouse March

T-H-A-N-K Y-O-U thank you, Lord,
Thank You, Lord, [ Thank you, Lord ]
Thank You, Lord [ Thank you, Lord ]
For the blessings you have given us today!
HEY HEY HEY
T-H-A-N-K Y-O-U Thank you, Lord!


Ten Big Thank You's to God
Tune: Ten Little Indians

One little, two little, three little thank you's.
Four little, five little, six little thank you's,
Seven little, eight little, nine little thank you's,
Ten big thank you's to God.


Thank the Lord
Tune: I'm a Little Teapot by Clarence Kelley and George Sanders, 1939

I am strong and healthy, thank the Lord.
I have bread, room and board.
I have good friends and family,
God takes very good care of me.


Thank Thee
Tune: Jacobs Ladder OR Reuben, Reuben

Thank thee, thank thee heavenly Father,
For thy blessings we have gathered.
Give us strength and understanding,
Bless us now, oh Lord, we pray.


Thank You
Tune: Doxology by Louis Bourgeois (1510-1561), 1551

We thank You God for each new day,
For flowers strewn along the way,
For blessings spread before us now
With grateful hearts our heads we bow.


Thank You
Tune: Tzena by Ossachav Miron, Julius Groissman, Yehiel Haggiw
words: Noelene Purdue

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Lord
For the food upon our table
Here at camp today.
Thank you, thank you, thank you, Lord
For our friends around our table
Here at camp today.
Thank you, thank you, for the fun we're having
And for the things that we are learning
We have so much joy to share around us
Here at our camp today.


Thank You For Giving Me The Morning

Thank you for giving me the morning,
Thank you for everything that's new,
Thank you for giving me new friends,
And Brownie work to do.


Thank You For The Food We Eat
Tune: Michael Row the Boat Ashore

Thank you for the food we eat, Hallelujah.
Thank you for the friends we meet, Hallelujah.
Thank you for the birds that sing, Hallelujah.
Thank you Lord for everything, Hallelujah.


Thank You For The World So Sweet

Thank you for the world so sweet;
Thank you for the food we eat;
Thank you for the birds that sing;
Thank you, God for ev'rything.
Amen.


Thank You For The World So Sweet
Tune: Michael Row the Boat Ashore

Thank You for the world so sweet, alleluia
Thank You for the food we eat, alleluia
Thank You for the birds that sing, alleluia
Thank You God for everything, alleluia.


Thank You for This Lovely Day
by W. R. Ledoux

Thank you for this lovely day,
Guide us in the rightful way,
Bless our fam'lies and our friends,
Bless this food Thy kind hand sends.


Thank You God
Tune: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Thank you God for all that grows,
Thank you for the sky's rainbows,
Thank you for the stars that shine,
Thank you for these friends of mine,
Thank you for the moon and sun,
Thank you God for all you've done!


Thank You Lord
Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Thank you for the food we eat,
Thank you for new friends we meet.
Thank you Lord for our Scouting days
As we learn in fun-filled ways.
May we always try to do
As we promised, duty true.


Thank You Lord For The Gum Trees
Tune: Home Among The Gum Trees  by W. Johnson/B. Brown ©1975
words and actions by Noelene Purdue, an Australian Guide Leader

Thank you Lord for the gum trees
The sun and fresh breeze
The grass outside and the garden wide
The food upon our plate
The water in our cups
And the friendship that we share


Thank You, Thank You Lord
Tune: Row Your Boat

Thank you, thank you, thank you Lord *
For all the food we eat.
And it's so very nice of you,
To make some of it sweet.


Thanks

The eagle give thanks for the mountains
The fish give thanks for the sea
We give thanks for our blessings
And for what we're about to receive

(arms like wings, then become mountain peaks)
(hands together like swimming fish, then wave motion)
(arms raised in front like receiving something being passed down from a height)
(arms lowering, hands like they are holding something)


Thanks for Grace
Tune: Taps

Thanks for grace,
Thanks for this place.
Apart in body,
Together in Spirit.
As we go this we kno
Friends are near.


Thanksgiving Canon (For They Gracious Blesing)
2 part canon

For thy gracious * blessing,
For thy wondrous word,
For thy loving kindness
We give thanks, O Lord.


This Daily Food
by Max V. Exner

This daily food * is from Thy hand
O God of love, O God of love.


This Happy Meal

This happy meal will happier be
If we, O Lord, remember Thee.


This Our Daily Food
public domain

For this our daily food,
For health and happiness,
Give us a thankful heart,
A thankful heart, dear Lord, dear Lord.


Time To Eat
Tune: Ain't She Sweet

Time to eat, Girl Scout snack time is a treat!
We thank God for his generosity - Time to eat!


Time To Eat
Tune: Ain't She Sweet

Time to eat, thankful Girl Scouts in each seat!
We thank You for your generosity- Time to eat!


Today
Tune: Today by Randy Sparks, ©1964

Today, God our father, we thank you in prayer,
And ask you to bless all the food that we share.
We ask you to keep us in your precious sight.
Guide us this day and keep us this day
And keep us from harm through the night.


Today
words by Laura Humphrey
Tune: Today by Randy Sparks, ©1964

Today, God our father, we thank you in prayer,
And ask you to bless all the food that we share.
We ask you to keep us in your tender care.
Guide us this day, to choose the right way.
Amen.


Traveler's Grace
by Evelyn Stobie

We thank Thee for all our daily bread, *
We thank Thee for all our friends so true,
For fields and flowers and mountains high.
The endless space of the sky so blue.

We thank Thee for all our winding roads,
We thank Thee for all the stars so bright,
For desert sands and forests green.
The campfire glow in the lovely night.


The Volunteer's Grace
by Shelagh Walsh, 2001

Sing praise for all the gifts of love we share
As we work together for good.
To the One who gives so that we may live,
We gave thanks for our daily food.

(And) now itís time to take our well earned break
And sit down together to eat.
And to those who serve all of us who serve
We give thanks as we take our seats.


Wayfarer's Grace (Alabemos al Señor)
music by G. C. E. Ryley
Other Tunes: Doxology, "Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow"
OR"For The Beauty of the Earth" by M. Elizabeth Worsfold

For all the glory of the way,
For Thy protection, night and day.
For roof, tree, fire and bed and board,
For friends and home, we thank Thee, Lord.

-----SPANISH-----

Alabemos al Senor.
Demos le gracias al Hacedor;
Por el hogar y la amistad,
Gracias, Senor, Aleluya.

-----FRENCH----

Pour la beautè de nos chemins,
Pour aujourdhui et pour demain,
Et pour ce pain que nous mangeons,
Pour nos amis, nous Te louons.

-----GERMAN-----

Für diesen Tag den Du gemacht
Für Deinen Schutz bei Tag und Nacht
Für Obdach, Wärme, Ruh und Brot,
Für alles sei Dir Dank, O Gott.


We Gather
Tune: My Bonnie by H. J. Fuller,1881

We gather to ask for your blessing,
We gather to thank you in prayer.
Please bless all this food we are sharing
And keep us in your tender care.


We Give Thanks
Tune: Mairzy Doats by Milton Drake, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston, ©1943

I give thanks and you give thanks,
We'll give thanks together.
Let us all bow our heads while we do.
I give thanks and you give thanks,
We'll give thanks together.
Let us all bow our heads while we do.

God can hear our words so loud and clear,
Amens and alleluyas.
So praise his name and spread his fame,
And let his grace flow through ya!

I give thanks and you give thanks,
We'll give thanks together.
Let us all bow our heads while we do.


We Give Thee Thanks
Tune: White Coral Bells

We give Thee thanks for all that we're to share, *
Grant us peace and harmony Lord hear our prayer.
We give Thee thanks for all we've learned today.
Help us now to spread your word along the way.


We Know, We Know
Tune: Heigh-Ho by Frank Churchill, ©1937

We know, we know,
From whom all blessing flow
We thank Him then, we say Amen
We know, we know!

Repeat until tired


We Thank Thee Father
Tune: Hernando's Hideaway by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross, ©1954

We thank thee Father, for thy care
And for they bounty everywhere,
For this and every other gift,
Our grateful hearts to thee we lift.


We Thank You Father
Tune: Simple Gifts

We thank you Father for our evening meal,
For fun and friends and the happiness we feel,
For blessing and guidance and love we pray,
Be with us tomorrow and each new day.


We Thank You Lord
Tune: Drink To Me Only by Thomas F. Dunhill

We thank-you Lord for happy hearts,
And rain and sunny weather,
We thank you Lord, for this our food,
And that we are together.   Amen.


When'er You Make a Promise Grace
Tune: When'er You Make a Promise  by W. W. Shield 1828

O dearest God above us,
You've me-et all our needs,
We thank thee,
As we bow our heads to pray.


Windy Grace
Tune: Windy by Ruthann Friedman, © 1967

Thanks be to God the Father Almighty.
Thanks be to God who gave us this Earth.
Thanks be to God the Spirit Eternal.
Thanks be to God forever.

He gives us the starry sky,
He gives us the birds that fly,
He gives us the rainbows high
Up above clouds, up above clouds.

Thanks be to God the Father Almighty.
Thanks be to God who gave us this Earth.
Thanks be to God the Spirit Eternal.
Thanks be to God forever.


World Hunger Grace
by Reverend Robert J. Crocker

For food in a world where many walk in hunger;
For faith in a world where many walk in fear.
For friends in a world where many walk alone,
We give you humble thanks, O Lord.


Yankee Doodle Grace
Tune: Yankee Doodle

We thank you Lord for daily bread,
For rain and sunny weather.
We thank you Lord for this our food,
And that we are together.
Thank you, thank you, thank you Lord,
Thank you, thank you, thank you Father,
Thank you Lord for this our food,
And that we are together.


Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Grace

Tune: Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah by Allie Wrubel, 1945

Zip a dee do dah, Zip a dee ay,
I am grateful for God's blessings today.
I've plenty to eat, to drink and to share,
I sit at God's table and see love everywhere.


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