The Service of Installation as Bishop, Memphis & TN Conferences

Service Celebrating Assignment (Memphis Conference)
Bishop William T. (Bill) McAlilly
September 9, 2012 | Northside UMC, Jackson, TN

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Bishop William T. McAlilly to the Nashville Area
September 23, 2012 | Murfreesboro 1st UMC

Order of service is below

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Opening Voluntary “Festive Trumpet Tune”
Mrs. Sandy Arndt, Organist
David German
Processional Hymn, #159 “Lift High The Cross” CRUCIFER
Greeting and Opening Prayer by Rev. Kenneth Edmondson
Anthem “He Never Failed Me Yet”
Katie Dobbins, soloist
Martin Methodist Chamber Choir
Robert Ray
Prayer for Illumination by Mrs. Holly Neal
Scripture Lesson “God the True Shepherd”
Read by Jonas Cooper
Ezekiel 34:11-16
Psalm Read by Rev. Tommy Vann Psalm 100
Scripture Lesson “The Characterof a Bishop”
Read by Rev.
Enrique Hernandez
Titus 1:7-9
Hymn, #545 “The Church’s One Foundation” AURELIA
Gospel Lesson “Feed My Sheep”
Read by Rev. Bettye Lewis
John 21:15-17
Introduction of the Bishop by Mr. Jim Allen
The Covenant Service
Presentation of Signs of Episcopal Ministry Pastoral staff presented by
Rev. Earl Davis
The Bible presented by
Mr. Cliff Steiger
The water presented by
Mrs. Betty Alexander
The bread & cup presented by
Rev. Sandy Shawhan
The towel & basin presented by
Rev. Jackson Henry
The stole presented by
Mr. Travis Lawson
The Book of Discipline presented by
Mr. George Brown
The gavel presented by
Rev. Paul Kang
Conclusion presented by
Rev. Jacob Armstrong
Scripture Proverbs 3:3-5
Sermon “Not On Your Own Understanding” Bishop William T. McAlilly
Prayer by Ms. Elizabeth Sweat
Offering Rev. Michael O’Bannon
Offertory “Duke Street”
Mrs. Sandy Arndt, Organist
Wilbur Held
Holy Communion
Dismissal With Blessing Bishop McAlilly
Hymn, #438 “Forth In Thy Name” DUKE STREET
Closing Voluntary “Grand Recessional”
Mrs. Sandy Arndt, Organist
Fred Brock

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4 Comments on “The Service of Installation as Bishop, Memphis & TN Conferences”

  1. John Bonson says:

    Great leadership this weekend! WE will move forward more clearly because of your caring, thorough energy for the church.

  2. James Ellington says:

    I am really glad to see a new Bishop with such a great vision. Glad to have such a great leader.