James H. Blackmore was Director of Public Relations. The service begins with music from 0:00-3:43. A prayer is offered from 3:45-4:48. “Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty” plays from 4:51-8:29. A responsive reading is done from 8:54-9:40. Various verses from Isaiah 40, Luke 15, and John 10 are read from 9:45-12:32. Music plays from 12:33-12:50. A prayer is offered from 12:51-16:57. Dr. Blackmore preaches from 7:04-34:41. He encourages the students to rest in God.
James H. Blackmore was Emeritus Professor of A. Div. Studies and Visiting Professor of Biblical Studies. Before the message, a brief explanation was given of the use of a shofar (ram's horn) in scripture, and one was blown in the service. The scripture reading was from Luke 22:24-34. The subject of the message was humanity's inability to fully understand God, especially related to the inadequacy of words to explain God.