"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, 'But the righteous man shall live by faith.' "
Installation of Pastor Douglas L. Watson
Organizing Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church (OPC)
Sunday, May 11, 2008
Rev. Alan Pontier, pastor of Big Bear Lake OPC (CA) (a mission work), gave the charge from Joshua 1.
Rev. John Carter, Navy Chaplain, began the Bible study in Britt and Betty Bayles' home and is a member of the Overseeing Session.
Second from left:
Rev. Zachery Keele, pastor of Escondido OPC, (CA). Rev. Keele is Moderator of the Presbytery of Southern California. He led the worship service and administered the installation vows;
Third from left:
Rev. Douglas L. Watson, organizing pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Oahu, (HI);
Third from right:
Rev. B. J. Gorrell, pastor of Westminster OPC, Westminster (CA), preached the sermon from John 1.
Second from right:
Rev. Mark Schroeder, pastor of Harvest OPC, Vista (CA), offered the prayer of installation; as of July, 2008, Rev. Schroeder is also a member of the Overseeing Sesstion.