Portland News

September 22, 2017

Friday Evening Service

Prelude: Katia Fedosov played a cello solo including “He Is Exalted” and “Sonata in C Major Op. 40, No 1.” The choir followed by singing “I Found the Joy.”

Featured Testimonies: Kristi Riler was thankful that she was saved at a young age and for the many blessings God has provided throughout her life. Katia Fedosov gave thanks for the privilege to go on visitations, and how it makes the people they visit happy to see young people serving the Lord. Phyllis Waddell praised God for sparing her from an accident when another driver ran a red light. Ethel Hodson was thankful the Lord helped her to find some important missing papers before her deadline. Dick Mixer told how, through a special invitation to church many years ago, he found out he could be saved and live without sin.

First Special: Kristi Riler, Michael McCarville, and Christi Larrechea sang “There Is Power in the Blood.”

Last Special: Norman and Dan Hall sang “I’ll Never Be Lonely.”

Sermon: Dwight Baltzell preached from Ephesians 3:8-10, echoing Paul’s encouragement to the Ephesian church members to consider the breadth, length, depth, and height of the treasures of the Gospel.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.