We give you thanks, O God, for all the saints
who are in your presence and care.
We give you thanks for holy hands lifted in praise.
We thank you for hardworking saints who left their mark
on the earth for you, for us, for our children to come.
Thank you, God, for the tremendous sacrifices
made by those who have gone before us, especially:
Marilyn Elberta Allen
Harry Dale Eaton
Steven Richard Gillham
Alice Virginia Moffitt
Shirley Lee Somers
Albert Nicolas Coussa
Charlotte Marie Johnston
James Darwin McCracken
Charles E. Schroeder
Mildred Marie Templeton
Cornelia Palmer "Nena" Williams
Bless the memories of your saints, God.
May we learn how to walk wisely from their examples of
faith, dedication, worship, and love.