Crosstown Gives Thanks

An ode to Psalm 136 reflecting on the Lord's hand in Crosstown's 34 year history. Contributions were collected from the congregation and compiled by Kristi Johnson. 
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.
His love endures forever.

Give thanks to the God of gods.
His love endures forever.

Give thanks to the Lord of lords:
His love endures forever.

to him who alone does great wonders,
His love endures forever.

who by his understanding made the heavens,
His love endures forever.

who spread out the earth upon the waters,
His love endures forever.

who made the great lights—
His love endures forever.

the sun to govern the day,
His love endures forever.

the moon and stars to govern the night;
His love endures forever.

Thanks be to the God who successfully married two churches together to birth Crosstown Covenant Church
His love endures forever.

He sustains through difficult seasons 
His love endures forever.

He orcestrates the gift of nature and seasons,
His love endures forever.

He brought opportunities to partner with friends from Nepal, Bossen Terrace, a Halfway House, the Dominican Republic, and Honduras
His love endures forever.

He has provided Pastors Kallenberg, Larson, Osterberg, Siwek and Jacobi to lead His flock
His love endures forever.
 
Thanks be to God for a job in which I'm able to use my gifts to contribute to others,
His love endures forever.
 
He has delivered us from substance abuse, materialism, hopelessness, and despair. 
His love endures forever.

And He gives extra measure when we need the extra
His love endures forever.

In confinement his presence brings needed wisdom 
His love endures forever.

Thanks to God for the blessing of good health, healthcare systems & providers
His love endures forever.

To him who brought Verbo En Accion, a homeless church, to our doorstep
His love endures forever.

And sustained a second vibrant church to serve you on this corner
His love endures forever. 

He paved the way for partnerships with the school and community for Eagles Rock after-school program, the NENA food shelf, Angel Tree, and service events
His love endures forever.

He saw to completion the ministries of MOPS, Spice, Clothed with Love, and Silver Fellowship
His love endures forever.

After destruction from a house fire he reinforces what is everlasting. 
His love endures forever.
 
God has provided abundant food, fellowship, mentors, and leaders 
His love endures forever.
 

Thanks be to God who delivers from fears, physical affliction, and mental health issues,
His love endures forever.

He remembered us in our low estate
His love endures forever.

and freed us from our enemies.
His love endures forever.

He gives food to every creature.
His love endures forever.

Give thanks to the God of heaven.
His love endures forever.
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