FATHER, we thank Thee
for the gift of for soundness of body and sanity of mind, for keenness of conscience and strength of will, for thank power of choice and privilege of service. Thee that Thou settest the solitary in families, for membership in the great family circle where Thou art lift our hearts to Thee in thanksour Father. giving for all the gifts that make life so rich and worth living for love of father, mother, brother, thank Thee for friends, for education, for sister. life,
our country. We ask Thee for power to live as we ought, to serve as we should. We ask Thee to bless our family, our neighborhood, our city, our state, our nation. Grant Thy grace upon those that Thou hast placed Grant Thy wisdom to our to govern and lead us. teachers, Thy blessing upon our schools, hospitals, prisons, that out of sorrow and suffering we may Make and keep the gain strength and patience. nations of the earth righteous, that we may have peace. Lead us through the valley of the shadow of death to the city where there is no night, no sin,
no sorrow, no death. All these favors Saviour. Amen.
we ask through Jesus Christ our
Orjrin Philip Giffobd, D.D.,