This closing litany was led by Bluffton University senior baseball players and coaches.
Ryan: Lord God, we come before you with thanks for all the ways you have shown yourself to us in this past year.
All: Lord, sustainer and redeemer, we give you thanks.
Brandon: Let us reflect upon the strength that has surprised us, and the compassion that has overwhelmed our community.
All: Lord, giver of all strength and compassion, we give you thanks.
Tony: Let us be renewed in our own faith, day by day, remembering your faithfulness to us.
All: Lord of new life, we give you thanks.
Tim: Let us hold fast to the promises of eternal life in you.
All: Lord of eternity, we give you thanks.
Jimmy: Let us be inspired by the memory of those who have lived and gone before us.
All: Lord, giver of life, we give you thanks.
Will: Let us find in the best of their lives a model for us in our lives.
All: Lord of all being, we give you thanks.
Greg: Let us look to you for strength sufficient for the life you have planned for us.
All: Lord of all grace, we give you thanks.
Todd: Let us be full of courage and hope as we live each day.
All: Lord of assurance, we give you thanks.
James: Let us celebrate life and new beginnings; let us continue on with you as our guide.
All: Lord, constant and unchanging, we give you thanks.