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Wednesday Evening Service

March 4, 2020

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “I’d Rather Have Jesus” and “Wonderful Words of Life.” Then a men’s choir sang “Water from the Rock” with Marcus Luka as soloist.

Featured Testimonies: Shelby Warberg testified that she was saved at nine years old, and she is thankful for friends from church and also family members who encourage her. Michael McCarville said he is thankful for the volunteer musicians who participate in the Lord’s work, and for...

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Tuesday Evening Service

March 3, 2020

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played several songs including “I Could Sing of Your Love Forever” and “Blessed Be the Name of the Lord” on the piano and keyboard. Then the choir sang “Battlefield Medley.”

Featured Testimonies: Diana Lambert testified that recently she was feeling some discouragement, but when she prayed and gave everything to God, the burden was lifted and she knew God had answered her prayer. Lisa DeBusk said she will...

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Sunday Evening Service

March 1, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “Amazing Grace” and “Jesus in My Heart Medley.” Then the choir, accompanied by the orchestra, sang “I’ve Never Gotten Over Gettin’ Saved,” featuring a male quartet.

Featured Testimonies: Emmaline Worthington was thankful for God’s guidance, explaining that recently she was applying to colleges and felt inclined to discontinue the process with one of them, and then she learned that college would soon close. Greg Bishop shared how, during the Portland...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 1, 2020

Prelude: The orchestra played “It Is Well with My Soul” and “Our Foundation.” Then the choir sang “Revive Us Again,” with accompaniment orchestra.

First Special: A mixed quartet sang “Here Am I.”

Scripture Reading: David Lambert read 1 Kings 17:1-14.

Last Special: Michael McCarville sang “One Day.”

Sermon: Donald Fittin (pictured above), from Van Buren, Arkansas, used Jonah 1:1-3 for his text, and told his listeners that God has a specific place where He wants each person to be, both...

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