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Sunday Evening Service

January 19, 2020

Prelude: Josh Friesen played a trumpet solo of “Amazing Grace.” The choir followed, singing “Heavenly Medley.”

Featured Testimonies: Kristin Lee testified that she was raised in the Gospel but needed to know for herself that it was true, so she prayed one evening and afterward God revealed Himself to her in an undeniable way, and then He saved her at camp meeting that year. Dave Green (pictured above) said several months ago, he reminded...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 19, 2020

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a keyboard duet of “Think about His Love” and “Blessed Be the Lord, God, Almighty.” Then the choir sang “We Are Going to See the King Medley.”

First Special: A male quartet sang “I Can’t Even Walk.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Philippians 3:17 – 4:9.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan (pictured above) sang “That’s Worth Everything.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee took his text from Philippians 4:1-9, and encouraged believers to be determined to stand...

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Friday Evening Service

January 17, 2020

Prelude: A cello ensemble, along with a stringed bass and guitar, played “What a Lovely Name” and “Redeemed.”

Testimonies: Annika Ewers shared that she was rear-ended about one week ago, and she was thankful that although the car was damaged a little, the Lord was with her and she had no injuries. Caleb Copko gave thanks for his Christian heritage and for the opportunity to share the Gospel story at Christmas on the Campground,...

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Tuesday Evening Youth Service

January 14, 2020

Prelude: Annika Ewers played a violin solo of “Wonderful Peace” and “Rejoice, the Lord Is King.” Then the young people’s choir sang, “Are You Ready for the Wedding?”

Featured Testimonies: Holly Lambert testified that she has many decisions to make in the near future, and sometimes they seem overwhelming. However, she knows she can seek God and He will guide her. Hunter Cripps said God watches over him on the job site, and recently...

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Sunday Evening Service

January 12, 2020

Prelude: A trumpet trio of Rob Moen, Josh Friesen, and Justin Green played “Lead Me to Calvary” and “When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder.” The choir then sang “I Don’t Know Why.”

Featured Testimonies: Sam Ajayi was thankful that when he had a health crisis in December, God was there and brought him through. Shade Ajayi was also thankful for God’s help in their recent difficult time, and that He spared her husband’s...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 12, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” and “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God.” The choir, accompanied by the orchestra, followed by singing “In Christ Alone,” with Victoria Heintz as soloist.

First Special: The octet sang “These Are They.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Daniel 4:28-35.

Last Special: Deborah Brenner sang “Wherever You Go.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert used Proverbs 16:18 for his text, warning against the dangers of pride and urging everyone to practice humility. He assured the congregation ...

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Friday Evening Service

January 10, 2020

Prelude: Josh Friesen played a trumpet solo of “Amazing Grace.” A young men’s ensemble (pictured above) then sang “Step Into the Water.”

Featured Testimonies: Rob Moen was thankful that God takes his burdens away when he leans on Him. Amanda Friesen shared how God worked things out when she found out recently that her hours at work were getting cut, but that actually opened the door for her to become the new art teacher, which gave ...

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Tuesday Evening Service

January 7, 2020

Prelude: Carter Luka (pictured above) played a bassoon solo of “Great Is the Lord” and “How Majestic Is Your Name.” Timothy Sobel then sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”

Featured Testimonies: Payton Lee thanked the Lord for saving and sanctifying him, and for the blessing of being raised in a Christian home. Debbie Lee was thankful for God’s protection on their recent trip to Africa when there was flooding due to heavy rain. Duane Wilson appreciated...

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Sunday Evening Youth Service

January 5, 2020

Prelude: The youth orchestra performed “Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So.” This was followed by the choir singing “Revelation 19.”

Testimonies: Mackenzie Ewers expressed her appreciation for how the Lord helped her through her first year of college, telling how she had felt she was failing at the start of the semester but with the Lord’s help, she ended with a perfect grade-point average. Tim Hammer shared that when he met Jesus, ...

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Sunday Morning Service

January 5, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Oh, How He Loves You and Me” and “What a Mighty God Medley.” The choir, accompanied by the orchestra, sang “O Glorious Love,” with Peter Moberg and Ashley Morgan as soloists.

First Special: Emmaline Worthington and Victoria Heintz (pictured above) sang “I Am Yours.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Matthew 7:21-29.

Last Special: Chris Luka sang “At the Altar.”

Sermon: Taking his text from Matthew 7:24-27, Dave Lambert spoke on the importance of building one’s eternal...

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