The Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist

transferred to Thomaston Baptist Church

Thomaston Me 04861

16 January 1999

Welcome - The Willauer family and people of the Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist welcomes those who are visiting and who have traveled to be with us this day. It is a blessing to have you with us as we honor our beloved sister.

 

A Celebration of Life

Elizabeth "Betty" Isom Willauer

1935-1999

12:00 p.m.

Prelude

Opening Sentences and Prayer

 

Hymn

 "Eternal Father, Strong to Save"

The First Reading

Lamentations 3:22-27, 31-33

 

Charles Homer Willauer

Psalm 121

Eliza Cocroft Bailey

Song "Simple Gifts"

David Willauer, Carol Rohl, and Gordon Bok

The Second Reading

Romans 8:14-19, 34-35, 37-39

Peg Willauer-Tobey

Psalm 23 (KJV)

said by all

Hymn

 "Faith of our Fathers"

Remembrances

Charlie Willauer

Clare Rimmer

Jamien Morehouse

Will Lange

Polly Nash

 

Mary Moran

Langley Willauer

 

 

Song "Isle au Haut Lullaby"

David Willauer, Carol Rohl, and Gordon Bok

The Gospel Reading

John 14: 1-6

Homily

 Version prepared by Mary Johnstone, but not given at the service

The Lord's Prayer

 

Prayers

 

Anthem

"To Thee We Sing"

Rachmaninoff's Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

The Downeast Singers

Commendation

 

Blessing

 

 

 

For the Service:

 

Officiants:

The Ven. Robert A. Bryant

 

The Rev. Laura Edwards-Jenks

 

The Rev. Peter Edwards-Jenks

 

The Rev. William Kennison

Organist:

Dr. Anthony Antolini

Harpist:

Carol Rohl

Guitarist:

Gordon Bok

Ushers:

Nat Coolidge

 

Jim Market

 

Rick Perry

 

Charlie Rimmer

 

Ross Sherbrooke

 

Bob Weiler

 

Tom Williams

 

Pen Williamson

 

Bill Zuber

 

 

Special Thanks is given to:

The Thomaston Baptist Church for their kind hospitality

The Altar Guild of St. John’s, of which Betty was a member

Watts Hall and those who hosted the reception, especially: Sue Crane, Kathy Cuthbertson & The women of St. John's