Order of Service
Nancy L. Rieser
 Celebration of Life
April 11, 2021


Music/Slides: “Song for Nancy” by Lori Muskat


Welcome                                                                                       Rev. Ellen Quaadgras


Chalice Lighting by Albert Schweitzer                                          Amy Abel
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.


Tributes and Sharing – Family Life                                             Mary Kreider


Music/Slides – Family: “Fur Elise” by Ludwig van Beethoven


Reading: “In Lieu of Flowers” by Shawna Lamay                          Doris Duarte


Tributes and Sharing – Sharing Locker                                      Donna Poland


Tributes and Sharing – Women of Westminster                         Kate Gillis


Music: “Be Like a Bird” Composer Unknown                              Women of Westminster


Tributes and Sharing – Social Justice                                         Kamila Barzykowski


Music/Slides – Church: “We Will Bend the Light” by Lori Muskat


Tributes and Sharing – Outdoors and Gardening                      Jill Baker


Music/Slides – Passions: “Love Gets Us Through” by Lori Muskat


Tributes and Sharing – “Wild Women”                                        Joyce Kieffer


Music/Slides – Friends: “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler


Reading: “For the Love of the World” Charlotte Tall Mountain       Rev. Barbara Fast


Prayer                                                                                             Rev. Ellen Quaadgras


Closing Words  by Rabindranath Tagore


Postlude/Still Photo: “Spirit of Life”


Reception Break Out Rooms