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After the words, a quiet; after the songs, a silence
by Max A. Coots
Closings

All Rivers Run to the Sea
by Kayle Rice
Closing Words | Fall | Water Communion

And now may the blessings of life be upon us
by Gary Kowalski
Benedictions

And now may we go forth
by Harold E. Babcock
Closing Words

And now we take our leave.
by Barbara Cheatham
Closing Words

As far as our love flows
by Annie Foerster
Closing Words

As we depart one from another
by James A. Hobart
Closing Words

As you prepare to leave this sacred space
by Andrew Pakula
Closing Words

Awesome and gracious God -- you who are the power that brings us to life
by Polly Leland-Mayer
Benedictions

Blessed by our Connections
by Susan Karlson
Closing Words | Blessing of the Animals

Cheered by our community
by Burton D. Carley
Benedictions

Closing Words
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Closings | Closing Words | Variable

Closing Words
by Robert F. Kaufmann
Closing Words

Closing Words by the Youth
by Anonymous
Closing Words | Spring | Coming of Age

Closing Words for Seasonal Transitions
by Andrew Pakula
Closings | Benedictions | Variable

Extinguishing the Chalice
by Martha L. Munson
Closing Words

Extinguishing the Chalice
by Rolfe Gerhardt
Closing Words

Go in peace, embraced by the light
by Sarah Lammert
Benedictions

Go in peace, speak the truth
by Gary Kowalski
Benedictions

Go now in peace
by Barbara Hamilton-Holway
Closing Words

How To Write Your Own Benedictions
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Benedictions | Variable

How To Write Your Own Closing Words
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closing Words | Variable

I Send You Out
by Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson
Closing Words

If you are proud of this church
by Michael A. Schuler
Closing Words

If you are who you were, we have failed
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closing Words | Variable | Association Sunday

In our hungering for meaning
by Bruce Southworth
Closing Words

In the end it won’t matter
by John C. Morgan
Closing Words

In the river, the water continually flows
by John C. Morgan
Closing Words

In this community
by Sydney K. Wilde
Closing Words

Join hands
by Erika A. Hewitt
Benedictions

Keeping faith
by Raymond R. Nasemann
Benedictions

Let Us Be Humble
by Jay E. Abernathy, Jr.
Closings

Let us bless and keep one another
by John C. Morgan
Benedictions

Let us go forth into the world
by Marjorie Newlin Leaming
Closing Words

Let us go out now into the sun-washed light
by Judy Welles
Benedictions | Spring

Let us sing the magic of imagination
by Susan L. Van Dreser
Closing Words

Lovable and Loved
by Dawn Cooley
Benedictions

May Love Permeate
by Becca Reynolds
Closing Words

May our faith sustain us
by Jim Wickman
Benedictions

May our lives be blest
by Paul H. Beattie
Benedictions

May the love that gives to life its beauty
by George G. Brooks
Benedictions

May the love that is the doctrine of this church
by Kenneth R. Warren
Closing Words

May the love that overcomes all differences
by Frederick E. Gillis
Benedictions

May the prayers of our hearts
by Phyllis B. O'Connell
Benedictions

May the quality of our lives
by Philip Randall Giles
Closing Words

May we go forth from this place
by Charles A. Howe
Closings

May we leave this place
by Bets Wienecke
Closing Words

Mindful of our highest aspirations
by Rebecca A. Edmiston-Lange
Closing Words

Much of ministry is a benediction
by Susan Manker-Seale
Closing Words

Now may our wisdom show itself
by Philip Randall Giles
Closings

Now may the love of truth guide you
by Jane E. Mauldin
Benedictions

O God, we beseech you
by Anne E. Treadwell
Benedictions | Prayers

Our eyes and minds turn now
by Norman V. Naylor
Closing Words

Our time in this place
by Kathy A. Huff
Closing Words

Peace Making Benediction
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Benedictions | Closing Words

Peace Making Benediction
by Samuel A. Trumbore
Benedictions | Peace

Prayer for a Drop in the Bucket
by Amy Morgenstern
Benedictions

Remembering that the universe is so much larger
by Marjorie Newlin Leaming
Closing Words

Reminded that we are part and participants of the Universe
by Norman V. Naylor
Closing Words

Rosh Hashanah Benediction
by Amy Zucker Morgenstern
Closings | Benedictions | Fall | Rosh Hashanah

Shine!
by Mary Edes
Closing Words

That which is worthy of doing
by Steve J. Crump
Closing Words

The Force of Truth
by Ma. Theresa Gustilo Gallardo
Closings | Closing Words | Variable

The Good Fridays of Our Lives
by Andrew Pakula
Closings | Benedictions | Variable | Good Friday

The Lifelong Goal
by David Hicks MacPherson
Closings

The Lord bless you and keep you
by Charles C. Forman
Benedictions

The Ship of State
by Jeff Liebmann
Closing Words

the strength we have gained
by Martha Kirby Capo
Benedictions | Closing Words | Variable | Association Sunday

The work continues
by Martha Kirby Capo
Closing Words | Benedictions | Variable | Association Sunday

There Are Miles Behind You
by Andrew Pakula
Closing Words | Benedictions | Variable

There is, finally, only one thing required of us
by Kendyl R. Gibbons
Closing Words

Through our temporary lives
by Carl G Seaburg
Closing Words

To blanket the world
by Erik Walker Wikstrom
Closing Words | Variable | Association Sunday

To pass the peace
by Clarke Dewey Wells
Closing Words

To Water in Excelsis
by Richard M. Fewkes
Closing Words

Walk softly
by Elaine Gallagher Gehrmann
Closing Words

We have a calling in this world
by Jean M. Rickard
Closing Words

We have come together to share our deepest concerns
by Robert F. Kaufmann
Closings

We receive fragments of holiness, glimpses of eternity, brief moments of insight
by Sarah York
Closing Words

We shall overcome
by Jonalu Johnstone
Closing Words | Winter | Martin Luther King Sunday

We walk this earth but a brief moment in time.
by Tim Haley
Closing Words

When all is quiet and we are small and the night is dark
by Jane Ranney Rzepka
Closing Words

When we say, "Go now in peace," we mean the peace that asks us to stop grasping after power over
by Amy McKenzie Quinn
Closing Words

When your heart is torn asunder
by Enid A. Virago
Benedictions

With faith in the creative powers of life
by Lindsay Bates
Closing Words

With what benediction shall I leave you?
by Mark Mosher DeWolfe
Benedictions

Worship need not cease
by Gordon B. McKeeman
Closing Words

You are in the story of the world.
by Ean Huntington Behr
Closing Words | Benedictions | Variable

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Last updated on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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