Pray: Begin by making the sign of the cross and calling upon God’s name.
From God to us, from death to life, from me to you … in the name of the Father, and of the Son + and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Lord God, open our hearts to your Holy Spirit. Speak to us through your Word. Help us always remember your love and give you thanks for all you do. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
Listen: Listen carefully as these verses from the Bible are read aloud.
Psalm 107: 1- 5
Praise the Lord and pray in his name! Tell everyone what he has done. Sing praises to the Lord! Tell about his miracles. Celebrate and worship his holy name with all your heart. Trust the Lord and his mighty power. Remember his miracles and all his wonders and his fair decisions.
Engage: Talk about the Bible by having parents respond to children’s questions.
Child: What is something you are especially thankful to God for this week?
Child: How can saying thanks to God out loud help to remind others that God cares for them as well?
Affirm: Pray for God to put his Word into action in your daily life.
Lord God, your mercies are never ending and your wonders never cease. Reveal your goodness to all people so that they would know your love. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
Have each person in the family bless one another with these words.
Proclaim the goodness of the Lord as you go about your day today. Amen.