On Thursday, September 27, my friend Edward T. Schrenker, Jr., died in an automobile accident. You can read his obituary by clicking here. Eddie was remembered in a Memorial Service on October 2 at The First U.P. Church of Crafton Heights, where he served in many capacities and was an active elder. Several of Ed’s friends have asked whether the memorial service was recorded. I am happy to provide this vehicle to include those who were not able to be there, or who might not have been able to hear the service clearly.
Because the service was so long (so sue me, Eddie), I’ve split the recording into three tracks. Listeners might do well to open up The Order of Worship in order track their listening.
The first part of the recording begins at the bagpipe prelude and ends during the portion of worship labeled “Remembering Ed Schrenker”.
The second part of the recording begins with the portion labeled “A Daughter’s Testimony” and ends with the singing of “Amazing Grace”.
The remainder of the recording contains that portion of worship from Micah 6:8 through the Words of Committal.
It is my deep hope and prayer that this service pointed both toward the inspiration that Ed has been and will continue to be in the lives of those who have loved him AND the savior to whom Ed had surrendered his life and served joyfully and with abandon.