81st Annual Convocation

October 05, 2009

Dr. Garner faces a new generation of Westminster students
Thursday, September 10, 2009

President Peter A. Lillback, PhD
Presiding
                                                            
PRELUDE
Vince Treadway, piano     

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Peter A. Lillback, PhD
President

CALL TO WORSHIP
Carl R. Trueman, PhD
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Trueman and Dr. Lillback sing hymn 14
HYMN OF PRAISE
New Songs of Celebration Render
Hymn 14

PRAYER  OF ADORATION AND CONFESSION
Vern S. Poythress, PhD
Professor of New Testament Interpretation

SCRIPTURE READING
Romans 9:1-8
Steven Ko, MDiv Student

ADDRESS    “Can God Be Trusted?”                                               
David B. Garner, PhD
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
Vice President for Advancement

HYMN OF RESPONSE
The Heavens Declare Your Glory, Lord
Hymn 138

RESPONSIVE READING
Psalm 119:89-112
John S. Leonard, PhD
Associate Professor of Practical Theology

GREETING TO THE ENTERING STUDENTS
Peter A. Lillback, PhD
President

HYMN
O Lord, I Love You, My Shield, My Tower
Hymn 620

CLOSING PRAYER
Gregory C. Hobaugh, ThM
Dean of Students and Ministerial Formation

POSTLUDE