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Tuesday Evening Service

June 11, 2019

Prelude: David Warberg played “Feeling Mighty Fine” on the tuba.

Featured Testimonies: Ray Dickey shared how the Lord reached out to him after he had wandered away from the Gospel, and when he told the Lord, “If You’ll help me, I’ll serve You,” the Lord saved him. Rosie Lambert thanked the Lord for His help when she was struggling with a problem a few weeks ago, giving her words of encouragement (which she later found...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 9, 2019

Prelude: Shawn Worthington played an organ solo of “Dwelling in Beulah Land.” A men’s quartet then sang “I Can See the Hand of the Father.”

Featured Testimonies: Tom Lambert told how he was raised in the Gospel and was able to raise his children in the Gospel as well, and he is thankful it is still the same today. Betty Lambert shared how she requested prayer for her health a few weeks ago and immediately she started to...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 9, 2019

Prelude: Gary Riler played “Savior Medley” and “How Excellent Is Thy Name” on the saxophone. The choir followed with “O God Our Help in Ages Past.”

First Special: The octet sang “The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power.”

Scripture Reading: Erik Calhoun read Romans 8:35-39.

Last Special: Rosie Lambert sang “In the Valley He Restoreth My Soul.”

Sermon: Dave Lambert used Romans 8:38-39 for his text, urging his listeners to fully put their trust in God because He will meet their needs.

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Friday Evening Youth Service

June 7, 2019

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “Lord, I Need You” and “My Life Is in You, Lord.” The choir then sang “This Is the Day.”

Baby Dedication: Dave Lambert read Mark 10:13-16, commenting that the dedication of a child does not ensure the eternal destiny of the infant – each one must make that decision for himself or herself once old enough – but it is a way for the parents to show they have a desire to raise...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 2, 2019

Prelude: The orchestra played “He Leadeth Me” and “Come Christians, Join to Sing.” Then the choir sang “Nothing Is Impossible.”

First Special: A men’s trio including Michael McCarville, Caleb Copko, and Shawn Worthington sang “Wonderful Peace.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Matthew 13:10-17.

Last Special: “Amazing Love” was sung by Ashley Morgan (pictured).

Sermon: Darrel Lee read Matthew 13:44 and spoke of how the Gospel is a priceless treasure that never loses its value, though people do not always recognize its...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 2, 2019

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano/organ duet of a medley of songs. The choir then sang “I’ll Fly Away” with Imelda Nedelcu as soloist.

Testimonies: Kaye Montgomery said that before she gave her life to God, she had been thinking about leaving her husband, but they were saved on the same night and God restored their love. She found happiness in the Lord and now they are celebrating fifty-two years of...

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Sunday School Picnic

June 1, 2019

The Sunday school Junior Department, led by Gary and Crystal Sletmoe, gathered on the campground Saturday, June 1, for a fun-filled picnic. This was an opportunity for students and teachers alike to become better acquainted and make new friends.

Students in grade levels four through seven began arriving at noon, and the air quickly filled with the sounds of young people chattering, laughing, and playing. After checking in, each student had the option of...

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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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