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Serviceof Christian

Rem em brance
for

Mr. James Robinson “Rob” Moorhead
April 23, 2011
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA
Michael R. Button, Pastor

GATHERING MUSIC Caledonian Pipes and Drums Let us pray.
(Caledonian Society of Baton Rouge) and Na Cait A brief silence is kept before the prayer.
Dubh Band (Celtic Society of Louisiana) O God of grace and glory, we remember before you
today our brother, Rob. We thank you for giving him to us
to know and to love as a companion in our pilgrimage on
PRELUDE “Ave Maria,” as sung by Molly Capone earth. In your boundless compassion, console us who
and David Belgard mourn. Give us faith to see that death has been
swallowed up in the victory of our Lord Jesus Christ, so
INTRODUCTION that we may live in confidence and hope until, by your
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, call, we are gathered to our heavenly home in the
the source of all mercy and the God of all consolation, company of all your saints; through Jesus Christ, our
who comforts us in all our sorrows so that we can comfort Savior and Lord. Amen.
others in their sorrows with the consolation we ourselves
have received from God. The First Reading: Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8
For everything there is a season, and a time for every
THANKSGIVING FOR BAPTISM matter under heaven:
When we were baptized in Christ Jesus, we were 2
a time to be born, and a time to die;
baptized into his death.We were buried therefore with him a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is
by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from planted;
the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might live a 3
a time to kill, and a time to heal;
new life. For if we have been united with him in a death a time to break down, and a time to build up;
like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a 4
a time to weep, and a time to laugh;
resurrection like his. a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
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a time to throw away stones, and a time to gather
The presiding minister may lead this acclamation. stones together;
Eternal God, maker of heaven and earth, who formed us a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from
from the dust of the earth, who by your breath gave us embracing;
life, we glorify you. We glorify you. 6
a time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to throw away;
Jesus Christ, the resurrection and the life, who suffered 7
a time to tear, and a time to sew;
death for all humanity, who rose from the grave to open a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
the way to eternal life, we praise you. We praise you. 8
a time to love, and a time to hate;
a time for war, and a time for peace.\
Holy Spirit, author and giver of life, the comforter of all
who sorrow, our sure confidence and everlasting hope, The Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.
we worship you. We worship you.

To you, O blessed Trinity, be glory and honor, forever Responsorial Psalm, The Lord Is My Shepherd
and ever. Amen.
The Second Reading: Revelation 21: 1-7
Hymn, Here I Am, Lord (ELW 574)
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first
heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea
GREETING
was no more. 2And I saw the holy city, the new
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,
and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3And I
And also with you. heard a loud voice from the throne saying,
"See, the home of God is among mortals.
PRAYER OF THE DAY He will dwell with them;
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and the truth." as yet by faith. INTERCESSIONS Almighty God. 7Those who with the seal of the promised Holy Spirit. we confess our faith. No one ahead. "Lord." Also he said. God of mercy. the your salvation. Amen. The Gospel of the Lord. prepare a place for you. the communion of saints. so that where I am. suffered under Pontius Pilate. that. and who walk know him and have seen him. Alleluia. "Write this. there you may be also. God of mercy. To the thirsty I will give water as a We believe in him and are marked gift from the spring of the water of life. "See. God's only Son. and I will be their God ( Eph. he is seated at the right hand of the Father. believe also in me. he descended to the dead. born of the virgin Mary. Alleluia. conquer will inherit these things. would I have told and resurrection may die to sin and rise to share the new you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and life in Christ. alleluia. 4 he will wipe every tear from their eyes. for these words are trustworthy and true. the forgiveness of sins. the resurrection of the body. beginning and the end. I PROFESSION OF FAITH am making all things new. and God himself will be with them. "I am the way. was crucified. God of mercy." 5 And the one who was seated on the throne said. Thanks be to God. 1:13-14) and they will be my children. you to myself. they may have strength for the days him. hear our prayer. On the third day he rose again. the 14th chapter. and was buried. and a sure and 5 Thomas said to him." 6Then he said to In Christ. I believe in God. your Holy Spirit may lead us to bear witness to your Page 2 . he ascended into heaven. I will come again and will take hear our prayer. the Father almighty. The Word of the Lord. O Christ. the gospel of me. mourning and crying and pain will be no more. From now on you do Grant to us who are still in our pilgrimage. that. Precious Lord. GOSPEL ACCLAMATION The Celtic Alleluia and the life everlasting. in holy baptism you have knit your chosen Gospel: John 14:1-7 people together into one communion of saints in the body The Holy Gospel according to St. "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega. we do not know where you certain hope in your loving care. creator of heaven and earth. Praise to you. and he will come to judge the living and the dead. our Lord. they will be his peoples. casting all their are going. alleluia. Believe in God. "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Take My Hand (ELW 773) for the first things have passed away. How can we know the way?" 6 Jesus said to sorrow on you. O Lord. I believe in Jesus Christ. John. the holy catholic church. died. Hymn. Give to your whole church in heaven and on Glory to you. Living together in trust and hope. 7 If you know hear our prayer. 4 And you know the way to the place where I am going. comes to the Father except through me." Give courage and faith to all who mourn. of Christ. 2 In my Father's house there are Grant that all who have been baptized into Christ's death many dwelling places. me. and the life. you have heard the word of truth. where this world groans in grief and pain. SERMON Death will be no more. you will know my Father also. earth your light and your peace. who was conceived by the Holy Spirit. I believe in the Holy Spirit. If it were not so.

so let us pray. who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit. through Jesus Christ. a sinner of your own redeeming. In your mercy. In the name of Christ. nor another.light and life. and into the glorious company of Lift up your hearts. will be able to Amen. separate us from your love in Christ Jesus our Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. working in Our Father. thy will be done. Silence is kept. and lead us not into temptation. And also with you. we commend your table. Amen. On Eagle's Wings (ELW 787) on earth as it is in heaven. Let us go forth in peace. that we may come to the help of all in need. Hymn. the great shepherd of the sheep. Now You Let Your Servant Go in Peace” It is right to give our thanks and praise. by the LORD’S PRAYER blood of the eternal covenant. and that neither death nor life. Words of Remembrance now and forever. and the power. Receive him into the THE GREAT THANKSGIVING arms of your mercy. COMMENDATION Let us commend Rob to the mercy of God. Give us this day our daily bread. things present nor things to come. Amen. who art in heaven. everything good so that you may do God's will. in faith toward you and in fervent love toward one lives we shall live also. Tom Theriot. thy kingdom come. to whom be the glory forever and ever. Page 3 . as sung by Molly Capone Help us. our maker and OFFERING PRAYER redeemer. our redeemer and Lord. Dubh Band (Celtic Society of Louisiana) and the glory. you that which is well-pleasing in God's sight. forever and ever. into the blessed rest of The Lord be with you. we humbly beseech you. Music during communion: Panis Angelicus. we give you thanks because by his Let us pray… We give you thanks. and the resurrection to life I Am the Bread of Life (ELW 485) everlasting. the My Life Flows On in Endless Song (ELW 763) forgiveness of sins. Amen. everlasting peace. hear our prayer. who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus. Let us pray. hallowed be thy name. Acknowledge. in the midst of things we cannot understand. DISMISSAL and forgive us our trespasses. and David Belgard to believe and trust in the communion of saints. SENDING MUSIC Caledonian Pipes and Drums but deliver us from evil. Fill us with good things at your Into your hands. (Caledonian Society of Baton Rouge) and Na Cait For thine is the kingdom. Organist INVITATION TO COMMUNION Taste and see that the Lord is good. Amen. Amen. through Jesus Christ. Make us certain that because he gift. hear our prayer. BLESSING Eucharistic Prayer/Words of Institution The God of peace. and you open your hand in blessing. death our Savior Jesus Christ destroyed the power of that you have refreshed us through the healing power of death and by his resurrection he opened the kingdom of this gift of life. Thanks be to God. God of mercy. O merciful Savior. one God. servant Rob. God of mercy. We lift them to the Lord the saints in light. strengthen us through this heaven to all believers. a sheep of your own fold. God of mercy and grace. P “Lord. make you complete in As our Lord has taught us. PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION God of all grace. a lamb of your own flock. almighty God. the eyes of all wait upon you. Amen as we forgive those who trespass against us. for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord.

He was a member of the Baton Rouge Marine Corps League. Border Patrol Pipes & Drums.O. Md.ChurchFuneralServices. Julie Roane Moorhead. Christopher. sisters-in-law. 57. three daughters. the Baton Rouge Caledonian Pipes & Drums (Caledonian Society of Baton Rouge). Katherine "Jan" Heining. FL 34108.S. and the NaCait Dubh Band (Celtic Society of LA). April 19. was taken into God's hands on Tuesday. and Amanda. brothers-in-law. Page 4 . James Robinson “Rob” Moorhead James "Rob" Robinson Moorhead. http://www. Rob entered the Marine Corps and started his lifelong career as a helicopter pilot. of Watson. dedicated to the emergency responders who died in the line of duty. son. 2011. He served with the Marine Reserves. is pending for next week. eight nephews and four nieces.active.com: 80/donate/brotherhoodride2011/ RobMoorhead or to Brotherhood Ride. date and time to be posted at www. He continued flying for PHI Inc. being activated for Operation Desert Storm and retired as a lieutenant colonel. Katherine "Billie" Roane.. and was a graduate of Principia College. He was an emergency medical services pilot for Metro Aviation servicing Acadian Ambulance. He was an avid bicyclist and bagpiper. Zachary.com. due to a bicycling accident. Ellen (Sarah)Hopkins.. Pamela (Mike) Trenchard. Elizabeth. then devoted 20 years of federal service as a pilot with the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection. Victoria. In lieu of flowers. Naples.. mother-in-law. He is survived by his wife of 25 years. Rob was struck while training for the Fourth annual Brotherhood Bicycling Ride. servicing the oil and gas industry. Box 110862. donations can be made at Rob's website. P. raised in Gaithersburg. David. Ill. He was born in Bethesda. parents Carlton Charles and Nan Moorhead. brother. Md. Elsah. Burial at Port Hudson National Cemetery. Spencer and Randolph Roane. Rob had a zeal for life and participated in many organizations. He piped for U.