This might be read by numerous voices, responsively or by a single voice.
Remember to pause and focus on firstly each attribute of the Spirit and secondly each specific gratitude.
After each refrain, take time to consider specific people, activities, worship words, prayers, songs, sermons, and other aspects of church for which you are grateful.
Spirit of Community
Thank you for church that brings strangers together
Spirit of Truth
Thank you for messages that open my/our ears and minds
Spirit of Trust
Thank you for familiar words of prayer that provide solid grounding for yet another day
Spirit of Comfort
Thank you for the old melodies that reside in the core of my/our being
Spirit of Eternity
Thank you for the new lyrics set to old tunes that connect my/our today with the yesterday of others
Spirit of Delight
Thank you for the questions of children
Spirit of Generosity
Thank you for the opportunity to share when all week I/we’ve been looking for ways to get more
Spirit of New Life
Thank you for the challenge to change, to act, to be someone better
Spirit of Power
Thank you for others with whom to work for justice and peace, so together we can make a difference in our world
Spirit of Love
Thank you for this community we call Church that defies death and promises companions along this journey of life.