Sample Boy Scout Graces


ADDAMS FAMILY GRACE

(Tune-Addams Family Theme Song)

We thank you Lord for giving
This food we need for living
So bless us while we eat it
Because we really need it
Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen
Let's eat!

ALLELUIA

Allelu-allelu-allelu, Alleluia!
Praise ye the Lord!
Allelu-allelu-allelu, Alleluia!
Praise ye the Lord!

Praise ye the Lord!
Alleluia!
Praise ye the Lord!
Alleluia!
Praise ye the Lord!
Alleluia!
Praise ye the Lord!

ALLELUIA, AMEN

(Tune- Happy Birthday)

Alleluia, Amen
Alleluia, Amen
Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia, Amen

AULD LANG SYNE GRACE

(Tune- Auld Lang Syne)

For all the bounty He provides,
Let us give Him thanks and praise.
Let's keep Him always in our hearts
As we live our Girl Scout days.

BACK OF THE BREAD

Back of the bread is the flour
And back of the flour is the mill
And back of the mill is the wind and the rain
And the Father's will.

BLESS THIS FOOD

(Tune- "Jingle Bells" by James Pierpont, 1857)

Bless this food,
Bless this food,
Bless this very meal.
God you are so good to me,
This is how I feel.

BLESS THIS FOOD

(Tune- Row, Row, Row Your Boat)

Bless, bless, bless this food
Bless all present here.
And help us now to spread your love
To people far and near.

BLESS THIS HOUSE

(Tune- Edelweiss)

Bless this house, bless this bread,
Come oh Lord and sit with us.
May our hearts grow with peace.
Come with your love and surround us.

Friendship and love may they bloom and grow,
Bloom and grow forever.
Bless our friends, bless us all,
Bless all Girl Scouts forever.

COCA COLA GRACE

(Tune-I'd Like To Teach the World to Sing)

I'd like to thank the Lord above
For giving me this land
For apple trees and honeybees
The harvest and my home
To Him I must give thanks today
For all the things to come.
For health and strength and happiness
Be thankful everyone!

COWBOY GRACE

(Tune- "Bonanza Theme" by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston, ©1959)

Da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da Thank You!
Da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, Thank you for our food.
Thank you Lord, Thank you Lord,
Thank you for our food.
Da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da Thank You!
Da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, da-da-da, Thank you for our food.

FOR HEALTH AND STRENGTH

For health and strength
And daily bread.
We praise Thy name, O Lord.

GOD IS GREAT

(Tune- Michael Row The Boat Ashore)

God is great, God is good, Alleluia
Let us thank him for our food, Alleluia.
By His hand we all are fed, Alleluia
Thank you Lord, for daily bread, Alleluia.

GOD IS SO GOOD

God is so good, God is so good
God is so good, He's so good to me

Spanish:
Dios bueno es, Dios bueno es
Dios bueno es, bueno es El Senor

Lugandan:
Katonda Mulungi, Katonda Mulungi

Katonda Mulungi, Katonda wange

German:
Gott ist sehr gut, Gott ist sehr gut
Gott ist sehr gut, Er ist gut zu mir

Portugese:
Deus e tao bom
Deus e tao bom
Deus e tao bom
E Tao bom pra mim

Swahili:
Mungu U mwema
Mungu U mwema
Mungu U mwema
U mwema Kwangu

GRACE (HERNANDO'S HIDEAWAY)

(Tune- "Hernando's Hideaway" by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, ©1954)

Be present at our table, Lord,
Be here and every where adored,
These morsels bless and grant that we,
May feast in paradise with thee. Amen.

HARK TO THE CHIMES

Hark to the chimes,
Come bow your head.
We thank Thee, Lord,
For this good bread.

HE HEARS

(Tune- On Top of Old Smoky)

My God is so great, and I am so small,
But it doesn't matter,
He hears when I call!
He hears when I whisper,
He hears when I shout
He hears my "thank you" 'cause I'm a Girl Scout.

IRISH BLESSING (MAY)

(Tune- " When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" by Ernest Ball, 1912)

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be at your back,
May good friends be there to greet you
And your table never lack.
May your life be filled with laughter,
And your heart be filled with song.
May God shine His light upon you,
As you live your whole life long.

JOHNNY APPLESEED

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 apple seed.
The Lord is good to me.

And every seed that grows
Shall grow into a tree.
And one day soon
There'll be apples there
For everyone in the world to share.
The Lord is good to me.

LORD OUR FATHER

(Tune- Are You Sleeping)

Lord our father, Lord our father
With this bread, with this bread
We receive Thy blessing,
We receive Thy blessing,
A-a-men, A-a-men.

God our father, God our father
Once again, once again
We receive Thy blessing,
We receive Thy blessing,
A-a-men, A-a-men.

LOVELY TREAT

(Tune- This Old Man)

Bread and jam, bread and jam,
I am grateful, yes I am
I thank God kindly for the food I eat
Thank Him for this lovely treat.

MY GOD

(Tune- My Guy)

Before every meal, I show just how I feel to my God.
There's nothing you can bet, that'll make me forget to thank my God.
I gave my Girl Scout word of Honor to serve my God, and I'm gonna.
So I'm tellin' it from the start
The praise comes from my heart to my God!

RAINBOW GRACE

(Tune- "Sing a Rainbow" by Arthur Hamilton, © 1955)

Red, and orange, and pink, and green,
Purple, and yellow, and blue.
We thank God for rainbows,
And good friends, and good food too!

ROCK AND ROLL

(Tune-Rock Around The Clock)

God is great,God is good
Let us thank him for our food
We're gonna praise him morning, noon and night
'Cause God, God, God is outta sight
Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen, Amen
Oh Yeah!

TELL ME WHY (GRACE)

Words by A. Robert-Curry

Tell me why we have this earth,
Tell me why we share this food,
Tell me why we all are friends,
And I will tell you why I praise the Lord.

Because God made this universe,
Because He gives us our daily bread,
Because He made each little child,
Now I have told you why I praise the Lord

TEN BIG THANK YOUS TO GOD

(Tune- Ten Little Indians)

One little, two little, three little thank you's.
Four little, five little, six little thank you's,
Seven little, eight little, nine little thank you's,
Ten big thank you's to God.

THANKS BE TO GOD

(Tune- Wendy)

Thanks be to God, the Father Almighty
Thanks be to God, who gives us our bread,
Thanks be to God, the Father Eternal,
Thanks be to God forever...Amen.

THANK YOU FOR THE FOOD WE EAT

(Tune- Michael Row the Boat Ashore)

Thank you for the food we eat, Hallelujah.
Thank you for the friends we meet, Hallelujah.
Thank you for the birds that sing, Hallelujah.
Thank you Lord for every thing, Hallelujah

THANK YOU GOD

(Tune- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star)

Thank you God for all that grows,
Thank you for the sky's rainbows,
Thank you for the stars that shine,
Thank you for these friends of mine,
Thank you for the moon and sun,
Thank you God for all you've done!

TIME TO EAT

(Tune- Ain't She Sweet)

Time to eat,
Girl Scout snack time is a treat!
We thank God for his generosity
Time to eat!

WAYFARER'S GRACE

(Tune- "Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow" by M. Elizabeth Worsfold)

For all the glory of the way.
For Thy protection, night and day.
For roof, tree, fire and bed and board.
For friends and home, we thank Thee, Lord.

Spanish:
Alabemos al Senor.
Demos le gracias al Hacedor;
Por el hogar y la amistad,
Gracias, Senor, Aleluya.

French:
Pour la beautè de nos chemins,
Pour aujo



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