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Tuesday Evening Youth Service

November 12, 2019

Prelude: A guitar/ukulele group played “Our God Reigns” and “Shout to the Lord” to open the young adult service. The choir followed with “Lead Me On.”

Featured Testimonies: Hunter Cripps shared how he had been stressed about trying to find a new vehicle to buy after he was in a car accident, but when he gave the matter to the Lord, everything worked out and he is thankful the Lord takes care of him....

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Sunday Evening Service

November 10, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “The Love of God” and “I’ll Fly Away Medley.” The choir, accompanied by the orchestra, then sang “Grace,” with soloist Randy Kaady.

Testimonies: Jennifer Worthington told how she recently prayed for the Lord’s will in deciding between two job opportunities, and although she has faced some challenges where she is working, she feels at peace. Alicia Parker thanked the Lord for saving her at age five, and that He has...

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Sunday Morning Service

November 10, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra performed “There’s Room at the Cross for You” and “I Will Enter His Gates.” The choir then sang “This Is the Day!”

First Special: A men’s quartet (pictured above) sang “Canaan Land Is Just in Sight.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read 1 Samuel 14:6-14.

Last Special: Rosie Lambert sang “I Am Willing, Lord.”

Sermon: Reading Psalm 27:13-14, Dave Lambert spoke on the topic of discouragement, stating that everyone will experience a season or time of discouragement at...

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Friday Evening Service

November 8, 2019

Prelude: Sungun Yune (pictured above) played “How Beautiful” and “Wonderful Words of Life” on the piano.

Testimonies: Matt Hanson testified that he is thankful that the Lord gives him the ability to live above sin every day since he was saved. Karen Barrett expressed thanksgiving for her Christian heritage and that she knows she is a Christian. Diana Erdmann shared how she was given a promotion at work recently because of her conservative values,...

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Tuesday Evening Service

November 5, 2019

Prelude: Annika Ewers performed two songs on the violin: “I Will Serve Thee” and “Rejoice, the Lord Is King.” Ade Asaya then sang “His Eye Is On the Sparrow.”

Testimonies: John Patan shared that a little over eight years ago, he was under conviction. When he acknowledged his spiritual need, the Lord saved him as he prayed in his car, and then eight days later, the Lord sanctified him. Chet King said he is...

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Sunday Evening Service

November 3, 2019

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “Joy in the Camp” and “Leaning On the Everlasting Arms.” The choir then sang “Bigger than Any Mountain.”

Featured Testimonies: Ann McCarville told how God has let her know that rather than trust in her own strength, it is better to trust in God’s power. Michael McCarville shared how his childhood was rough and as a teen he felt deep anger towards his abusive father, but God helped him forgive. Now, he...

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Sunday Morning Service

November 3, 2019

Prelude: The string section of the orchestra played “Jesus, Name Above All Names” with “Oh, How I Love Jesus” and “Praise and Adoration Medley.” The choir followed by singing “Immortal, Invisible.”

First Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “How Great the Love.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read from Matthew 18:24-35.

Last Special: Caleb Copko (pictured above) sang “Well Done.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert used Matthew 6:12-15 to preach about forgiveness, saying that everyone needs God’s forgiveness, and must forgive others in...

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Friday Evening Service

November 1, 2019

Prelude: Carter Luka played a bassoon solo titled “Concerto in F Major, OP. 75.”

Featured testimonies: Sam Ajayi told how he tried to receive salvation by fasting, which brought no results, but when he repented the Lord saved him. Terri Hopkins recalled a time when she told the Lord about some different repairs that needed to be made to her house, and shortly after her house flooded, and the insurance covered all those problems...

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