Oakmont Presbyterian Church
April 21, 2020, 1:00 o’clock
A Service of Witness to the Resurrection
Celebration of Life
Virginia “Ginny” Wellman, née Prozan
PRELUDE Be Thou My Vision Webb Family Music
CALL TO WORSHIP Dr. Will Randolph
Leader: What is our hope as we face the mysteries of life and death?
People: We gather in faith and affirm that our help is in the name of the Lord.
Leader: If we live, we live unto the Lord; and if we die, we die unto the Lord.
People: Whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s.
PRAYER Dr. Will Randolph
HYMN Here I Am, Lord University Singers/Walla Walla University
PSALTER READING Psalm 139:1-18, 23-24 Rev. Lee Nichols
TRIBUTES BY GINNY’S SISTER AND FRIENDS Gail Hart
EPISTLE READING Revelation 21:1-6 Dr. Larry Edwards
HYMN For All the Saints Who From Their Labors Rest
Jacob Lupfer/Choir of King’s College
GOSPEL READING John 14:1-7 Dr. Steve Wilson
MEDITATION “What Does the Future Hold?” Dr. Steve Wilson
Hymn How Great Thou Art Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING AND COMMENDATION Rev. Nancy DeStefano
THE LORD’S PRAYER (using “debts”)
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.
Hymn Standing on the Promises Christian Gospel Choir
Benediction Dr. Wilson
POSTLUDE When the Saints Go Marching In
The congregation is invited to a reception in the Dining Room immediately following the memorial service.
Pastors in the Memorial Service
Rev. Dr. Will Randolph, Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life, Longwood at Oakmont,
Rev. R. Lee Nichols Jr., Pastor, Hoboken Presbyterian Church, Blawnox, Pennsylvania
Dr. Larry Edwards, Pastor, Grace Brethren Church. Kittanning PA
Rev. Nancy DeStefano, Pastor, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bridgeport, Ohio/
Upper Ohio Valley Presbytery
Rev. Dr. Steve Wilson, Pastor, Oakmont Presbyterian Church, Oakmont, Pennsylvania