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Sunday Evening Service

January 13, 2019

Prelude: A trumpet trio of Randy Baltzell, Justin Green, and Josh Friesen played “True-Hearted, Whole-Hearted” and “Power in the Blood.” The choir followed, singing “The Name of the Lord.”

Testimonies: Jennifer Worthington (pictured above) gave thanks that in difficult times she has a good support system which includes the Lord, a Christian home, and an amazing church family, and she is grateful she can always ask the Lord to cover any situation with the...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 13, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra performed “I Love You, Lord” and “My Savior’s Love.” The choir, with soloists Butch Carey and Caleb Copko, sang a medley called “Jesus, the One and Only,” accompanied by the orchestra.

First Special: Randy Baltzell, Michael McCarville, and Shawn Worthington sang “I Touched the Heart of God.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Revelation 7:9-17.

Last Special: The choir, with accompaniment orchestra, sang “Breath of the Spirit.”

Sermon: Tim Mixer (pictured above), from Chehalis, Washington, read his...

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Friday Evening Service

January 11, 2019

Prelude: Josh Friesen played “Sunday School Jubilee” on the trumpet. He was followed by Kailyn McKay and Christian and Cheyenna Hall (pictured above) singing “There’s Still Power in the Blood.”

Testimonies: Sandy Cripps thanked everyone for their prayers when she was sick during the Christmas holiday. Victoria Heintz praised the Lord for keeping her for fifteen years and said she knows He can keep her the rest of her life. Emily Hoskin gave thanks that...

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Tuesday Evening Service

January 8, 2019

Prelude: A trio of Dale Copko playing piano, Matt Hansen on banjo, and Caleb Copko on bass performed “Life’s Railway to Heaven.” This was followed by Caleb and Heidi Copko and Ashley Morgan singing “In the Sweet By and By.”

Testimonies: Alison Calhoun told how a Christmas gift had been stolen, but the Lord answered prayer and the gift was recently restored. Caleb Copko (pictured above) shared that before Christmas he had an ultrasound done...

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Sunday Evening Youth Service

January 6, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Lord, I Need You” and “You’re Worthy of My Praise.” Then the choir sang “Everlasting.”

Testimonies: Hunter Cripps testified that he is thankful for how God watches over him, including when someone recently found his lost wallet and returned it to him. Catey Hinkle told how God provided a good roommate recently after she prayed about it, and she was reminded of how God also provided her with a good roommate...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 6, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Give Thanks” and “O Worship the King.” The choir then sang “Mighty King.”

First special: A men’s quartet sang “I Don’t Want to Live No More Without Jesus.”

Scripture reading: Erik Calhoun read 2 Corinthians 5:17-21.

Last special: Deborah Brenner sang “All of Me.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert read Matthew 5:9, bringing out that true peacemakers are those who confront sin, encourage others, and submit to God and His authority.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.

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Friday Evening Service

January 4, 2019

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played “He Is Exalted” on the oboe, followed by Kaye Montgomery, Jennifer Worthington, and Victoria Heintz singing “Goodbye, World, Goodbye.”

Testimonies: Larry Montgomery testified that since his heart attack a year ago, he wakes up every morning thanking God for His mercy, faithfulness, and the hope of Heaven. Brad Mathews (pictured above) said that a tire blew a few weeks ago on the commercial truck he drives for work, and he is...

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Year End Slideshow and Fellowship

December 30, 2018

The last church event of 2018 was held on Sunday evening, December 30, and it was an opportunity to look back at all the great memories that were made in the past year. The congregation met in the Fellowship Lodge at 7:00, and after a brief welcome from Dave Lambert, they were invited to get in line for a bento box and chocolate chip cookie. Another treat was the fortune cookies which had Bible...

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Sunday Morning Service

December 30, 2018

Prelude: Jane Ewers played “Gesu Bambino” and “Fantasia on Greensleeves” on the violin. The choir followed with “King of the Ages.”

First Special: Visiting from Woodlake, California, Peter, Sierra, and Jodie Mixer (pictured above) sang “I’m Glad I Know Who Jesus Is.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Mark 5:25-34.

Last Special: Imelda Nedelcu sang “When Love Was Born.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert used Mark 5:25-26 for his text, and assured his listeners that just as Jesus healed the woman who suffered twelve years with an...

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Sunday Morning Service

December 23, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “Do You Hear What I Hear?” and “Christmas Splendor.” Then the choir and orchestra performed “Emmanuel/Gloria!” featuring an octet and soloist Michael McCarville.

First Special: Dale, Donna, and Caleb Copko (pictured above) sang “Mary’s Little Boy Child.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Romans 5:12-17.

Last Special: The choir and orchestra performed “Almost There” with soloists Peter Moberg and Ashley Morgan.

Sermon: Taking his text from 2 Corinthians 9:15, David Lambert focused on the great gift of God’s...

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