Monday, September 27, 2010

Ruth's Memorial Service

Inside the Church
Originally uploaded by midgefrazel
Yesterday, we celebrated the life of my mother-in-law, who was 95 when she passed away this month.

She requested a memorial service at her church which is The Warren Baptist Church in Warren, Rhode Island.

It was a lovely service by Rev. Irish and most of it was about my mother-in-law. Her favorite hymns (as best we can remember) and a lovely "history" of her life. She was baptized here at the age of 12 as was my husband.

Bill and Ruth were married here and so were we. I thought it would be good for us to be married in my husband's church. Some wise woman told me that I should always try to make my mother-in-law happy for it is her baby that she gave up to me.

This church has a lot of historical significance. Before the service, I took photos of the inside, the historical plaques and the signage outside. I am pleased that my photos came out so nicely. The photos of the inside of the church, taken my church members are here. [Church History is here]

Today, the minister agreed to hold another service in the retirement home where my in-laws lived. My husband will do this by himself. I think he needs some time alone.

By the way, this is a high tech minister. The service was recorded and will be put up on their Web site. I smiled. They have a Facebook page.

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