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Sunday Evening Service

March 28, 2021

Prelude: Violinist Jane Ewers (pictured above) played “Ashokan Farewell” and “The Holy City.”

Testimony: Sherry Chen testified how a case of insomnia brought her to the Lord. A scary incident happened one night when she couldn’t sleep, and when God showed her that His hand had been over her in that situation, as well as throughout her life, she surrendered her heart to Him.

First Special: Peter Moberg and Ashley Morgan sang “Yes, I know.”

Testimony: Rod Tarpo said...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 28, 2021

Prelude: A trumpet quintet played “All Creatures of Our God and King” and “To God Be the Glory.”

First Special: An octet (pictured above) sang “Ancient of Days Processional.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Luke 19:28-40.

Last Special: The octet sang “Lord of All.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee read Luke 19:45-48, reminding his listeners that they are the temple of God, and just as the Temple at Jerusalem needed cleansing, so does every heart. If one will repent of his sins,...

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Friday Evening Service

March 26, 2021

Prelude: Claire Moberg played “Sonata (Saint Saens)” and “Do You Know My Jesus?” on the clarinet.

Testimony: Kaye Montgomery testified that when she was a young mother, unhappy in life and marriage, she and her husband attended an Apostolic Faith service where she went to the altar and God washed away her sins. He gave her the happiness she longed for, and healed her marriage, which has now lasted fifty-three years.

First Special: Deborah Brenner...

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Sunday Evening Service

March 21, 2021

Prelude: Josh Friesen played “Trusting Jesus” and “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” on the trumpet.

Testimony: Diana Lambert was thankful the Lord saved her when she was only four years old, and sanctified her around age nine. Recently the Lord helped her make another consecration, and gave her peace when she told Him she was willing to give it to Him.

First Special: Holly and Diana Lambert sang “Amazing Love.”

Testimony: Marianne Tarpo mentioned growing up in...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 21, 2021

Prelude: Sungun Yune, Janice Calhoun, and Cheryl Paulsen played an organ/piano/harp trio of “Daystar” and He’s Coming Soon Medley.”

First Special: Randy Baltzell and Gary Riler sang “Joy of My Desire.”

Scripture Reading: Steve Mixer read Luke 15:1-10.

Last Special: Randy Baltzell sang “How Long Has it Been?”

Sermon: Dave Lambert brought the message from Luke 15:11-13, speaking of three parables Jesus gave on finding the lost. Brother Dave assured his listeners that any who are spiritually lost can be...

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Friday Evening Service

March 19, 2021

Prelude: Hannah Cook (pictured above) played a flute solo of “Sicilienne” and “Come, Christians, Join to Sing.”

Testimony: Shirley Johnson shared how the Lord saved her soon after she graduated from high school. About four years later she married, and eventually her husband, Bud, was called to preach, and later to be a pastor. They pastored in various cities, and then moved back to Portland to retire when Brother Bud’s health declined. The Lord...

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Sunday Evening Service

March 14, 2021

Prelude: Chris and Marcus Luka played a trombone duet of “Antiphonal Praise” and “My Savior’s Love.”

Testimony: Dee Cummins told of being born into a wonderful Christian home and attending Sunday school as a child. In her teen years, however, an older girl in high school made a worldly life appear glamorous, and for years Dee chose that path. However, one day the Lord showed her that He could return at anytime and she...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 14, 2021

Prelude: Shawn Worthington performed two pieces on the organ: “My Jesus, I Love Thee,” and “Festival Alleluia.”

First Special: Shawn Worthington, Michael McCarville, and Gary Riler (pictured above) sang “I’ve Never Been this Homesick Before.”

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read Acts 1:1-5.

Last Special: A men’s trio sang “Breathe on Me, Breath of God.”

Sermon: The doctrine of the baptism of the Holy Ghost was the topic of the morning message given by Dave Lambert. He read his opening text from Acts 1:6-9 ...

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Sunday Evening Service

March 7, 2021

Prelude: A Ewers family violin ensemble (pictured above) played “Jesus, Name Above All Names,” “Brandenburg Concerto,” and “Great Is the Lord.”

Testimony: Nick Segres, Jr. shared how the Lord brought him through some difficult trials of sickness, including stage 4 cancer. He said through that time, the Lord taught him how to pray more, and to lean more on Jesus and the family of God. At a regular three-month checkup during his six months of chemotherapy, ...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 7, 2021

Prelude: A brass ensemble played “Breathe On Me, Breath of God” with “Fill me Now” and “Hallelujah, We Shall Rise.”

First Special: A men’s quartet (pictured above) sang “Touch Your People Once Again.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read John 19:28-37.

Last Special: Randy Kaady sang “Who Am I?” and “Ten Thousand Angels.”

Sermon: Nick Segres, Jr. preached from John 19:30, where Christ spoke His last words from the Cross, “It is finished.” Brother Nick addressed what exactly was "finished," and...

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