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(Sung to the tune of Edelweiss)

Bless our friends, bless our food
Come, O Lord and sit with us.
May our speech glow with peace.
Bring your love to surround us.

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

Give Thanks to the Father
(To the tune of "Chariots of Fire")

Give thanks to the Father,
Give thanks to the Son.
Give thanks to the Spirit,
The great Three in One.

Oh, come, Lord and bless our food,
Oh, come, Lord today.
Oh, come, Lord and bless our lives
In every way.

Be Present at Our Table, Lord
(To the tune of the Lone Ranger theme song)

Be present at our table, Lord.
Be here and everywhere adored.
Thy people bless and grant that we
May live in paradise with Thee.

Amen, amen, amen, amen,
Amen, amen, amen, amen,
Amen, amen, amen, amen,
Amen, amen, amen, amen.

Be present at our table, Lord.
Be here and everywhere adored.
Thy people bless and grant that we
May live in paradise with Thee.

Noontime, Morning, Evening Is Here

Noontime is here,
The board is spread.
Thanks be to God
For this good bread.

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.

Johnny Appleseed

Oh, the Lord is good to me
And so I thank the Lord
For giving me the things I need
The sun and the rain and the appleseed.
Oh, the Lord is good to me.

Oh, I wake up n the morning
As happy as can be
Because I know the Lord will care
And my apple tree will still be there.
Oh, the Lord's been good to me.

A New Day

God has created a new day,
Silver and Green and Gold,
Live that the sunset may find us,
Worthy this gift to hold.

God Our Father
(To the tune of Are You Sleeping)

God our Father, God our Father
Once again, once again.
We all ask Thy Blessing.
We all ask Thy Blessing.
Amen, Amen

O Give Thanks

O give thanks, O give thanks,
O give thanks unto the Lord,
For He is gracious and His mercy
Endureth, Endureth forever.

Hark to the Chimes

Hark to the Chimes
Come bow your head.
We thank Thee Lord,
For this good bread.

For Health and Strength

For health and strength
And daily food
We praise Thy name O Lord!

Wafarer's Grace

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

For To Open Your Eyes

For to open your eyes is to realize,
All the wonders this world has to share
There's so much here to see and it always will be,
If we only take time to take care.

(To the tune of Jacobs Ladder)

Thank Thee, thank Thee, Heavenly Father
For Thy blessing, as we gather
Grant us peace and understanding
Hear us, now, O Lord.

God Is Good
(To the tune of Rock Around the Clock)

God is good, God is great
So we thank Him for our plate
We're gonna thank Him in the morning
Noon and night
We're gonna thank Him 'cause He's our-a-sight
A-men, A-men, A-men

If We Have Earned The Right

If we have earned the right to eat this bread,
Happy indeed are we;
But, if unmerited, Thou gives to us,
May we mre thankful be.

Travelers Grace

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

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

A Thankful Heart

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

Thanksgiving Canon

For Thy gracious blessing
For Thy wondrous word,
For Thy loving kindness
We give thanks, Oh, Lord.

Bless This Table

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.

Grace Song

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

Wesley Grace (Doxology)

Be present at our table, Lord,
Be heare and everywhere adored,
These mercies bless, and grant that we
May feast in fellowship with Thee.

Silent Prayer

When'er we dine together
We consider well our blessings
And when done
Bow our heads in slient prayer.

Chinese Grace

He'er forget God's daily care;
Health and food and clothes to wear.
Freely we thise gifts receive.
May we not His Sprirt grieve.

Silent Grace (use hand motions)

May the Great Father above us
(3 halos above the head)
In the future
(point forward)
As in the past
(point backward)
Fill our hearts
(cross arms over heart)
With much Thanksgiving
(hit fist one on top of the other, e times)
And great Joy.
(bow head)

Grace At Table (Doxology)

We thank Thee for the morning light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food,
For love and friends,
For everything goodness sends.

Gratitude Grace

Lord, gratitude we offer all who labor
That we may be fed;
O dignify our toil for them,
Bring kinship thru our daily bread.

Thank You for the World So Sweet
(To the tune of Richael Row the Boat)

Thank you for the World so sweet
Thank you for this food we eat
Thank you for the birds that sing
Thank you God for everything

Praise Be To God
(To the tune of Wendi)

Praise be to God the Father Almighty
Prais be to God who gave us this earth
Praise be to God the spirit eternal
Praise be to God forever.

Let Us Break Bread Together

Let us break bread together
On our knewes, on our knees;
Let us break bread together
On our knees, on our knees;
When I fall on my knees,
With my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me.

'Neath These Tall Green Trees

'Neath these tall green trees we stand
Asking blessings from Thy hand.
Praise to Thee, O God above
For Thy help and strength and love.

Prayer of Thanksgiving

We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing,
He chastens and hastens His will to make known;
The wicked oppressing cease them from distressing,
Sing praises to His name, He forgets not His own.


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