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

                                                                                                  Kate Williamson

                                                                                                      Carol Gagnon

 

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

                         Gospel Songs Collection by Paul Toschi    

 

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,

    Plum, Pennsylvania

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

415 Pennsylvania Ave 

Oakmont PA  15139

412-828-5770

 

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Photos courtesy of Doug Crist

www.dougcristphoto.com

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