God of the ages,
we praise You for all Your servants who have done justice,
and walked humbly with their God.
We praise you for all who have sought Your new creation,
and who, by their steadfast faith, have shown their discipleship in Christ Jesus.
We praise You for those we have known and loved,
and pray that we, with them, may follow in the way of Christ,
and at the last, dwell in Your holy city,
sharing the inheritance of the saints in light,
through Your son, our savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.
(from the Presbyterian Church in the USA, 1992)