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Sunday Morning Service

December 8, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “Silent Night” and “Overture of Joy.” Then the choir sang “Adoration Suite” with accompaniment orchestra.

First Special: A ladies’ quartet (pictured above) sang “I Call Him Lord” with Cheryl Paulsen playing harp accompaniment.

Scripture Reading: Clark Wolfe read Luke 2:8-20.

Last Special: Caleb Copko sang “Joseph’s Lullaby” with Luke Copko playing cello accompaniment.

Sermon: Dave Lambert read Luke 2:8-11 for his text, bringing out that just as the shepherds responded quickly to the news of Jesus’ birth, God is...

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Friday Evening Service

December 6, 2019

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played “Coventry Carol” and “Go Tell It on the Mountain” on the oboe.

Featured Testimonies: Barry Morgan (pictured above) shared that he was facing a spiritual battle this past summer, but when he asked for prayer, it made a difference, and he is thankful for the support of the family of God. Donovan Ewers said he is thankful for Christmas on the Campground, and that he can be a part. Matt...

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Senior Christmas Luncheon

December 3, 2019

The seniors of the congregation were invited to a special Christmas luncheon in the Fellowship Lodge, hosted by Dave and Rosie Lambert on Tuesday, December 3. Upon arrival at the campground, Chet King offered the most festive shuttle service in the city—train rides to the lodge entrance! It was a fun way to start the event, and Brother Chet seemed to be having the most fun of all as the conductor.

Over one hundred guests...

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Sunday Evening Service

December 1, 2019

Prelude: The brass played “Lu Lay Thou Little Tiny Child” and “O Come, All Ye Faithful.” The choir then sang “Glad Tidings.”

Featured Testimonies: Julia Rael thanked God for saving her last October, and said that this year at camp meeting, He sanctified her. Natalie Rael told how she was saved one year ago, and said that God’s forgiveness is the greatest gift she ever received. Shawn Worthington shared that one time at work ...

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Sunday Morning Service

December 1, 2019

Prelude: Gary Riler played a saxophone solo of “Silent Night” and “Sing We Now of Christmas” with “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen.” The choir then sang “The Greatest Story Ever Told.”

First Special: Rosie Lambert and Roxie Rael (pictured above) sang “Sweet Little Jesus Boy.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read John 3:1-7.

Last Special: Peter Moberg sang “When Love Was Born.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert used John 3:7 for his text, expounding on the necessity of being born again in order...

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