Festivals

Harvest

What is celebrated at Harvest?

Harvest festivals have been celebrated since ancient times and although they are not part of the traditional church year, many churches now celebrate harvest some time in the autumn. But what is celebrated at Harvest? Read this Christians prayer and watch the presentation to find out more.

 God of harvest,

Gardener supreme,

You place us at the centre

Feed us, equip us. And,

Having provided for us,

Look to a different harvest

A fruitfulness of lives

In service to you and others.

God of harvest,

Feed us

Prune us

Harvest us

That our lives

Might bring glory to you.

 

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