Service of induction 10th March 2016

The Presbytery of Hamilton
Service of Induction of the Rev. Kevin de Beer to the charge of Bellshill Central Parish Church on Thursday 10th March 2016 at 7pm


Presbytery Officiants:
Moderator: Rev. Derek Gunn
Clerk: Rev. Dr. Gordon A. McCracken
Preacher: Rev. Callum Stark

Organist: Mr Alan Mathew

Opening organ preludes: 
Suite Gothique Leon Boellmann (Introduction – Chorale, Minuet, Priere a Notre Dame)
Choral Song – SS Wesley

The congregation should stand when the Presbytery enters the church.
During which the Choir will sing the introit “One is the Body”

Call to worship
Hymn 510 Jesus calls us here to meet Him
Prayer and Lords Prayer
Scripture readings:
Isaiah 6:1-8 and Mark 4:1-9
Hymn 511 Your hand, O God, has guided
The Apostles’ Creed (congregation remain standing)
Hymn 465 Be thou my vision
The Narrative
Questions to Rev. Kevin de Beer
The Signing of the Formula
Hymn 396 And can it be thar I shoild gain
Prayer of Induction
Declaration & the Right Hand of Fellowship
Questions to the congregation
The signs of shared ministry
(Bible, Baptismal Bowl, Communion Vessels)
The Charge to the Minister and Congregation
Hymn 646 Forth in the peace
Benediction and 3-Fold Amen

Closing organ voluntary
Now Thank We All Our God (from Cantata No. 79) JS Bach. Arranged Virgil Fox.

The congregation should remain standing as the Presbytery leaves the Church

After the service a reception will take place in the hall.  After the reception an induction social to welcome and introduce Kevin and his family will take place in the church.   

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