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Friday Evening Service

May 31, 2019

Prelude: Sungun Yune played “I Need Thee Every Hour” and “What Grace Is This?” on the cello, followed by Michael and Hunter McCarville (pictured) singing “Precious Memories.”

Testimonies: Kenny Cripps testified that he was saved in 1983, and God has taken good care of him and his family. Chet King said that after being invited to a youth service in Puyallup, Washington, over fifty years ago, he prayed through to salvation, and it has been...

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Tuesday Evening Service

May 28, 2019

Prelude: Piano solos from young musicians included Grace Hinkle playing “Con Brio” and “Hungarian Dance”; Shepard Patan playing “10,000 Reasons”; Elliott Voreis playing “Detective Agency”; Ginger Patan playing “When the Saints Go Marching In” and “Holy, Holy, Holy”; Harmony Hinkle playing “Dance of the Irish”; and Ilanya Piper playing “Tijuana Tamborine.”

Testimonies: Kristy Mom said that a recent flight...

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Memorial Day Work Day

May 27, 2019

Hundreds of people came out to help spruce up the campground facilities at the annual Memorial Day work party on May 27. Workers began trickling in around 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, and by 8:30, numerous teams were at work on a variety of projects. The main tasks were from the usual to-do list: dusting and vacuuming the tabernacle and camp office, setting up the prayer room, scrubbing ten kitchenettes, sweeping out over 250 cabins,...

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Sunday Evening Ordinance Service

May 26, 2019

Prelude: Shyla and Ariah Piper played a clarinet and bassoon duet of “Jesus Loves Me” and “Do Lord.” Then the choir sang “Wonderful, Merciful Savior.”

Last special: Butch Carey sang “Jesus, the Son of God.”

Lord’s Supper Sermon: John Musgrave read 1 Corinthians 11:23-31 for his text, bringing out that the Lord’s Supper is a memorial of the price Jesus paid for the salvation of mankind, and that remembering brings hope of Jesus’ soon return.

Foot Washing Sermon: Clark Wolfe...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 26, 2019

Prelude: The brass played “I Need Thee Ever Hour” and “Praise Medley” including “To God Be the Glory,” “I Will Praise Him,” “Holy, Holy, Holy,” and “Come, Christians Join to Sing.” The choir joined the brass and sang “In the Name of the Lord.”

First Special: Chris and Jillian Luka and Imelda Nedelcu (pictured above) sang “Jesus, Draw Me Closer.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Mark 14:3-9.

Last Special: Kristi Riler sang “It Matters to the Master.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert preached...

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Friday Evening Service

May 24, 2019

Prelude: Rosie Lambert played “Day by Day” on the piano. Troy Ross and Sam Cantrell followed by singing “Jesus Is Coming Soon.”

Featured Testimonies: The Mixer family from Woodlake, California, testified: Jodi told how thankful she is for her Christian heritage, that the Lord saved her, and that she can depend upon Him every day. Pete said that he too was raised in a Christian home and was saved while in college, and gave thanks ...

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Tuesday Evening Service

May 21, 2019

Prelude: Cheyenna Hall played a violin solo including “As the Deer.”

Featured Testimonies: Maria Green gave thanks for God’s mercy in saving her and completely changing her into a new creature in Christ Jesus. Rachel Heintz praised God for healing her of a problem she’s had since 2016 with her balance, and He also provided her with a wonderful job. Savannah Lee was thankful God saved, sanctified, and baptized her with His Holy Spirit, and...

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Sunday Evening Service

May 19, 2019

Prelude: A serenader’s group played “Of the Father’s Love Begotten” and “Do Lord.” Joining them, Cheyenna Hall and Caleb Copko sang “Sweet Beulah Land.”

Testimonies: Dale Copko told how as a child he had thirty to forty warts on his hands, but after he was prayed for, all but one disappeared over a short time, and even that last one also disappeared eventually. Clarence Hopkins thanked the Lord for being the Chief Shepherd who...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 19, 2019

Prelude: Playing her flute, Kristi Riler performed, “Open Our Eyes, Lord,” “People Need the Lord,” and “We Gather Together.”

First Special: A male quartet sang an arrangement by Don Wolfe titled “I’ll Be Ready to Go with Him.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Luke 15:1-10.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “I Must Tell Jesus.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert’s sermon, taken from Luke 15:11-13, focused on Jesus’ love for the lost. He said whether it is a lost sheep (a backslider), a lost ...

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