Leader: Mothers come in many different forms, and today we celebrate them all!
All: Thank God for mothers!
Leader: Everyone here is either a son or a daughter.
All: Thank God for my mother!
Leader: For those women who have joined God in Heaven and whom we miss dearly here on earth.
All: Thank God for the mothers of the past.
Leader: For every woman who is working day and night to raise her children right now.
All: Thank God for the mothers of today.
Leader: For all the women who are expecting, but aren't quite mothers yet!
All: Thank God for the soon-to-be-mothers.
Leader: For the women who took in others' children through adoption and foster care.
All: Thank God for the mothers with hearts so big.
Leader: For those women who have lost a child to death and must carry on.
All: Thank God for the mothers who are so strong.
Leader: For all the women who have desperately wanted to have children of their own, but chose instead to mother everyone else.
All: Thank God for the mothers in spirit.
All: We thank you, Lord, for the women who have influenced our lives in so many ways. We pray that we will honor them in everything we do. Amen.