O God of springtime and harvest, we give you thanks for being the Lord of all the seasons of our lives. Especially in this day, we give you thanks for those who work in the earth you have created—farmers.
Remind us often that every good and perfect gift comes from you and that those who live close to the land we love work with you as co-creators of the crops that feed us.
In this day in which we remember with thanksgiving the crops that feed our lives and our dreams, we also remember those who work with you so others may be filled.
Help us to plant seeds of hope, to nurture fruits of the spirit, to be harvesters of justice and growers of grace, through Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom all blessings flow.
(Leviticus 26:3-4) ‘If you walk in my statutes and keep my commandments so as to carry them out, then I shall give you rains in their season, so that the land will yield its produce and the trees of the field will bear their fruit.”