Pastor Bob Tousey
SAMPLE CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND GRAVESIDE
THESE ARE ONLY A SAMPLE OF SOME OF THE SERVICES PASTOR BOB HAS OFFICIATED. THERE IS A LOT OF FLEXIBILITY IN DESIGNING A CEREMONY THAT FITS WITH THE FAMILY'S WISHES. MOST OF PASTOR BOB'S CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICES ARE 20 TO 30 MINUTES IN LENGTH. HOWEVER, AT THE FAMILY REQUEST HE HAS OFFICAITED SHORTER SERVICES AND SERVICES AS LONG AS AN HOUR AND HALF WITH A FULL WORSHIP & PRAISE BAND PARTICIPATING.
THE REFERENCES OF SCRIPTURE AND POETRY NEXT TO THE TITLE IS ONLY INTENDED TO PROVIDE AN INSIGHT AS TO THE THEME OF THE MESSAGE. THESE REFERENCES MAY NOT BE THE ONLY SCRIPTURE OR POETRY INCLUDED IN THE MESSAGE.
Celebration of Life Services
Celebration of Life -- Message of Comfort. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 and John 14:1-6.
Celebration of Life -- Message of Hope and Comfort. 23rd Psalm and John 14:1-6.
Celebration of Life -- Message with Light Religious References. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (A time for everything).
Celebration of Life -- Message with No Religious References. Primary focus are the poems The Dash and Afterglow.
Celebration of Life -- Message for a Sudden and Tragic Death. John 14:1-6 with the poem The Dash and reference to 90 minutes in heaven.
Celebration of Life -- Message for the Sudden Death of a Young Person. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 with the poem The Dash.
Celebration of Life -- Message: The Hurt, The Help, The Hope. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 with references to 1 Corinthians 5:8 and John 14:1-6.
Celebration of Life -- Message: Three Promises. This is Pastor Bob's classic message which contains a heavy focus on John 14:1-6.
Celebration of Life -- Old Testament Service. This services focuses on Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 and the 23rd Psalm with no New Testament references. The Jewish Memorial Prayer is also included. This service is provided as on occasion Pastor is asked to officiate the funeral of a Jewish person whose immediate family is Christian.