Offering Thankfulness As An Act of Worship

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Did you know that when we offer “sacrifices” of Thanksgiving it is an act of worship?

What are you thankful for this week? Here at The Worship Community we’re thankful for worship, of course! We’re thankful that we have a community, a family, of people who serve week in and week out in helping to lead others into worship.

We’re thankful for our pastors who diligently seek to honor God by leading and shepherding HIS family.

We’re thankful for our elders and deacons who care for and serve the church in leadership and outreach.

We’re thankful for out musicians who volunteer to use their skills to honor God and encourage others.

We’re thankful for our tech teams and all who volunteer to make our gatherings run smoothly.

We’re thankful for our artists who create visual media and environment elements for engaging venues.

We’re thankful for our congregations who gather to sing their worship together and to learn more about God through his Word.

We’re thankful for every staff member in our churches who serve and lead those congregations.

We’re thankful for music, new and old. We’re thankful for choruses and hymns. We’re thankful for hip-hop and for acapella. We’re thankful for every genre and every style used to praise the Lord.

We’re thankful for the Holy Spirit who inspires us to sing spontaneous songs of praise and to craft intentional, purposeful songs of worship.

We’re thankful for our worship leaders who train and equip our worship teams, while leading our services.

We’re thankful for music. We’re thankful for silence.

We’re thankful for the sacrifice of Jesus who reunited us with the Father, and who showed us how to pray and live.

We’re thankful for the love of our Father and his always present guidance.

We’re thankful for our readers, commenters, and forum discussers. We’re thankful for our social media fans and followers.

We’re thankful for community, which means we’re thankful for YOU!



is the Associate Director of Worship & Media at St. Simons Community Church, where he mentors, oversees and helps lead Family and Student worship environments. He is also the content curator and editor here at The Worship Community and at HighestPraise.com.

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