Churches have five seasons of the year:
SeptemberAdvent/ChristmasJanuaryLent/EasterSummerYes, that's a simplification, and it wanders from the liturgical calendar that governs many churches, but when it comes to planning new things for your congregation...
We should be grateful and enjoy what we have worked for. It is a gift from God.
Lord God, I thank you for the ways in which you have blessed my life. You are the source of all good gifts. In times of joy and sorrow, you are with me. You are the source of true happiness and comfort, and I trust in your promises. In your holy name I pray. Amen.