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Upcoming Funerals

We usually post the worship bulletin on the day of the service. The livestream can be viewed on this page.

Upcoming Funerals:


A SERVICE OF WITNESS TO THE RESURRECTION 
IN CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF

Fran Watson Richards

May 26, 1932 — April 10, 2020
Friday, June 11, 2021, 11:30 a.m., Sanctuary

 
 

Fran Watson Richards

Order of Worship

Welcome! To honor the health and safety of all who are present, please keep your mask on for the entirety of the worship service.

 

Prelude Dr. John Allegar

Call to Worship Rev. Karen Lang

*Unison Prayer

Leader: Eternal God, we bless you for all the saints who have kept the faith, finished their race, and who now rest from their labor. We praise you for those dear to us whom we name in our hearts before you.

People: Especially we thank you for Fran whom you have now received into your presence.

Leader: Help us to believe where we have not seen, trusting you to lead us through our years.

People: Bring us at last with all your saints into to the joy of your home, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

*Hymn When In Our Music God Is Glorified ENGELBERG
(see insert)

Old Testament Reading
Psalm 29 Kathryn Watson

Words of Remembrance
Sarah Ryder Hugon
Molly Cheesman
David Watson

A message from Fran

Solo O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go A.L. Peace
Caitlin Stewart, soloist

New Testament Readings
Revelation 21:2-7
John 14:1-6 Rev. C. Davies Reed

Meditation

* Hymn Abide with Me EVENTIDE (see insert)

*Prayers of Thanksgiving and the Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

*Commendation

*Benediction
*Benediction
Response A Gaelic Blessing Rutter

*Postlude Toccata (from Symphony No. 5 ) Widor