Jack Gilbert Ordination Service

10 Jun

On Sunday evening, June 11, First Central Bible Church in Chicopee, MA, will hold a special evening service to formally ordain our intern, Jack Gilbert, to the ministry of the gospel. (Jack passed his ordination exam on June 2 with flying colors.) Here is the planned order of service.


Jack Gilbert ordination service – June 11, 2017, 5PM

Welcome, Call to worship                            Pastor Mark Wheeler

Reading – Isaiah 6:1-8                                    Doug Dolbow, Elder

Song – This is Amazing Grace

Song – A Mighty Fortress is Our God

Reading – Colossians 1:24-29                             Joe Martin, Elder

Song – We’ve Overcome

Song – Before the Throne of God Above

Reading – 2 Timothy 4:1-5                          Doug McVeigh, Elder

Prayer                                            Bill Leino, SEND International

Sermon                            Pastor Mark Wheeler, 1 Timothy 4:6-16

Examination and charge to candidate                 Stan Kulig, Elder

Prayer and laying on of hands                   Elders & ordained men

Song – The Greatness of Our God

Benediction                                                  Reverend Jack Gilbert

During the Laying On of Hands, we invite the Ordination Council, Council of Elders, and all ordained men in the congregation to join in this solemn ceremony.

Everyone is cordially invited to a dinner in the 3rd floor gymnasium following this service.


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