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Sunday Evening Service

February 28, 2021

Prelude: Andrea Gaston played “Simple Gifts,” and “Revive Us Again,” on the cello.

Testimony: Kristy Mom (pictured above) shared how the Lord healed her oldest son of a milk allergy during camp meeting one year. She also spoke of the time her youngest son was gravely ill and the doctors did not expect him to live. As she was on her knees praying for him, she felt that the Lord was asking her if...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 28, 2021

Prelude: Gary Riler played a saxophone solo of “Spirit Medley” and “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us.”

Special: A Worthington/Heintz family ensemble (pictured above) sang “O Worship the King.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Genesis 1:26-31.

Special: Jennifer and Emmaline Worthington and Victoria Heintz sang “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us.”

Sermon: John Baros used Genesis 1:27 for his text, and spoke of the fact that man was created in the image of God, for the purpose of having a relationship ...

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Saturday Evening Service

February 27, 2021

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “Leave Your Heavy Burdens at the Cross” and “Power in the Blood.”

Testimony: Jason Lee spoke of the transformation that took place in his home when his mother got saved. That had such an impact on him that as a six-year-old boy, he gave his heart to the Lord. A few years later his dad was saved as well. They lived in the Midwest for a number of years and he appreciates ...

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Friday Evening Service

February 26, 2021

Prelude: Rosie Lambert played “This Is My Father’s World” and “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” on the piano.

Testimony: Ethan Baros (pictured above) told how the Lord saved him when he was six years old, and has kept him since then. He started college this year online, and he is thankful that whenever he is overwhelmed or has a problem, God is always there to help.

Special: Michael and Ann McCarville sang “We’ll Understand it Better By and By.”

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Sunday Evening Service

February 21, 2021

Prelude: A trumpet trio consisting of Dave Green, Rob Moen, and Josh Friesen played “Our Great Savior” and “Jesus Saves.”

Testimony: Brother Dave testified that he grew up in a “cocoon” of Christian love with parents, family, and friends who were all Christians. Although he may not have properly appreciated it at the time, he now knows that it was a safe way to grow up. He was saved in 1962, in the same month as the...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 21, 2021

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played on the piano and organ, “Like a River” and “Come and Dine.”

Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “I’ve Been Through the Blood.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read 1 Samuel 14:6-15.

Special: The Rilers sang “Do You Know My Jesus?” with “Jesus the Son of God.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert (pictured above) read 1 Peter 5:8-9, which relates how the devil is an adversary to Christians and sinners alike. Some of Satan's tactics are...

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Friday Evening Service

February 19, 2021

Prelude: Russell Mathews and Rosie Lambert played “Nearer, Still Nearer” and “Just a Little While” as a Vibraphone/Piano Duet.

Testimony: Al Smith (pictured above) shared his testimony, relating that he had been bound by habits of the world, but in his job as a postal service employee, he got the mail route around the Apostolic Faith campground. As he walked around the streets, God sent godly people his way and they began to pray ...

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Sunday Evening Service

February 7, 2021

Prelude: Kristi Riler played “People Need the Lord” and “I Will Sing the Wondrous Story” on the flute.

Testimony: Azaria Charles said she is thankful for how God kept her and helped her grow spiritually during 2020 in spite of challenges, and for how He is helping her move forward in her walk with Him this year as well.

Special: Savannah Lee, Emmaline Worthington, and Azaria Charles sang “How Great Is Our God” with “How Great Thou Art.”

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Sunday Morning Service

February 7, 2021

Prelude: Sungun Yune played “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” and “Now Thank We All Our God” on the organ.

Special: A men’s quartet (pictured above) sang “I Can See the Hand.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read John 17:13-22.

Special: The men’s quartet sang “For God So Loved.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert read John 17:16-19 for his text, and spoke about the doctrine of sanctification, a second, definite work of grace that is vital in every Christian’s life. He encouraged those who...

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