Children, Creation, Mealtime & Table Grace

Johnny Appleseed Grace!

O 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, O the Lord is good to me! (Amen)   – This grace was commonly sung to the old traditional tune by my country cousins!  (Matt)

Children, Mealtime & Table Grace

Superman Grace!

Thank you Lord for giving us food! Thank you Lord for giving us food! For our daily bread, ‘cause we need to be fed Thank you Lord for giving us food!   Obviously this is sung to the tune of ‘the Superman’ theme!

Children, Mealtime & Table Grace

Adams Family Grace!

We thank you Lord for giving This food we need for living So join us while we eat it Because we really need it   This is sung to the tune of “The Adams Family” theme. Hum and click fingers in the appropriate places!

Mealtime & Table Grace

Come Lord Jesus (Many Verses)

Come Lord Jesus be our guest, and let these gifts to us be blessed. Like manna in the desert given, the Bread of life, sent down from Heaven.   – This prayer was traditionally been prayed almost everywhere through Australia among Lutheran Christians.  It’s origins are unknown but it has been popular among Methodists and Presbyterians too.  It is very…

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Celtic, Mealtime & Table Grace

A Celtic Table Grace

God in our waking, God in our speaking, God in our cooking, God in our eating, God in our playing, God in our digesting, God in our working, God in our Resting.   (Optional extra lines…) When many are hungry, may we eat with humble hearts; When many are lonely, may we share with joyful hearts.   – A commonly found prayer:…

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Mealtime & Table Grace

An Old Mealtime Prayer

Dear Lord, thank you for this food. Bless the hands that prepared it. Bless it to our use and us to your service, And make us ever mindful of the needs of others. Through Christ our Lord we pray. Amen.

Mealtime & Table Grace

‘Make Us Worthy’ by Mother Teresa

Make us worthy, Lord, to serve our fellow men throughout the world who live and die in poverty and hunger. Give them through our hands this day their daily bread, and by our understanding love, give peace and joy. – Mother Teresa 1910-1997AD