Portland News

Western Europe Work Presentation

July 9, 2018

On Monday evening, July 9, camp meeting attendees were invited to view a media presentation featuring the Apostolic Faith Work in Western Europe. The work there started with a group in London in the 1970s, and now comprises thirty churches and groups spread across the UK, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

The presentation related the history of the work in the area, starting when Victor Okunsanya and his family moved...

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Sunday Evening Service

July 8, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “Shall We Gather at the River?” and “We’re Marching to Zion.” The choir sang “The Glorious City of God,” accompanied by the orchestra.

Featured Testimonies: Deborah Brenner said she was feeling in need of revival this camp meeting and Lord undertook for that need. Nikita Jones shared that she recently lost something but after she prayed the Lord helped her find it. Matthew Reid said he received his sanctification that morning....

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Sunday Youth Service

July 8, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “Here I Am to Worship” and “Mighty Is Our God.” The choir sang “Big, Mighty God.”

Featured Testimonies: Julianne Luka gave God glory for sanctifying her that morning. Katia Fedosov (pictured above) rejoiced that God lifted a burden and also baptized her with the Holy Ghost on Friday night. Olamide Osa said she also received her baptism on Friday night. Timothy Folarin was thankful the Lord reassured him that he has...

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Sunday Morning Service

July 8, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “How Beautiful” and “All Glory, Laud and Honor.” The orchestra then accompanied the choir as they sang “The Glory of God.”

First Special: Rosie Lambert and Roxie Rael (pictured above) sang “Where Your Glory Dwells.”

Scripture Reading: Muyiwa Olamijulo read Acts 17:1-9.

Last Special: The choir sang “Give Me Jesus,” with orchestral accompaniment.

Sermon: Using 1 Thessalonians 4:3-7 for his text, Darrel Lee described the experience of sanctification, urging those who are saved to seek for this important ...

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Saturday Evening Outdoor Youth Concert

July 7, 2018

The middle Saturday of camp meeting ended with a beautiful sunny evening, perfect for an outdoor concert. Youth Music Director Erik Calhoun organized and directed the choir and orchestra in this first formal outdoor concert for the youth, and by all accounts it was a great success. The orchestra members were arranged on the campground front lawn just west of the fountain, with the orchestra on risers behind them and a small platform to...

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Friday Evening Service

July 6, 2018

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano/organ duet of “Come Thou Fount of Every blessing,” and “It Is Truly Wonderful What the Lord Has Done.” The choir then sang “Revival in the Land.”

Featured Testimonies: Don Scholz rejoiced that his son was saved Thursday night at his home in Michigan after watching the camp meeting service webcast. Kimberly Joseph said the Lord saved her at the age of thirteen, and later sanctified and...

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Friday Youth Service

July 6, 2018

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “We Fall Down” and “We Bring the Sacrifice of Praise.” The choir then sang “Great Is the Lord Almighty.”

Featured Testimonies: Jacob Budean testified that he was saved in 2015, and the Lord has kept him since then. Josh Budean shared that before he came to the Apostolic Faith Church he didn’t know you could have a relationship with God, but God helped him claim that gift and saved him. Jordyn Sletmoe ...

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Friday Morning Bible Teaching

July 6, 2018

Prelude: Olivia Downey played a flute solo of “He Leadeth Me,” and “He Looked Beyond My Fault and Saw My Need.” She then joined Joel McCarville and Lisa Hopkins in singing “Until the Answer Comes,” and “They’re Holding Up the Ladder,” with serenaders’ accompaniment.

Featured Testimonies: Earl Phillips declared that this past March 21, he and his wife had been saved for seventy years. Rachel Parker said five years ago the Lord showed her she...

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Thursday Evening Service

July 5, 2018

Prelude: A brass ensemble played “Beneath the Cross of Jesus” and “We’re Marching to Zion.” Then Imelda Nedelcu and Mimi Witham sang “Saved by Grace.”

Testimonies: Joe Burton said that God saved him almost fifty years ago, and led him to the right wife, job, and privileges in the Gospel. Betty Lambert said that for many years she was the only sibling in her family to be saved, but she is thankful that her sister and brother prayed...

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Thursday Morning Bible Teaching

July 5, 2018

Prelude: Annika Ewers, on the violin, and Emmaline Worthington, on the oboe, played “Peace Like a River.” Then the choir from Pullman, Washington, sang “I’ve Got that Old Time Religion in My Heart.”

Testimonies: Dawn Boyce testified that after a friend in college shared that Jesus died on the Cross for her sins, she gave her heart to Him, and it is now a privilege to teach her children that Jesus loves them. Amanda Mperey...

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