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Sunday Evening Service

August 14, 2016

Prelude: The Serenaders played “I’d Rather Have Jesus,” “Power In the Blood,” “Higher Ground,” and “Tell It to Jesus.” Ellen Morgan and Norman Hall sang “One More Valley,” with Serenaders' accompaniment.

Featured Testimonies: Darrel Lee requested that testimonies be from those who have just returned from various camp meetings around the globe. Sungun Yune shared how the Lord revealed His love to her in a deeper way this summer at Portland camp meeting and then...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 14, 2016

Prelude: The orchestra played “Surely the Presence,” and “Great Is the Lord.” The choir then sang “Glorify Thy Name.”

First Special: A men’s quartet sang “At the Cross.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Matthew 16:21-28.

Last Special: Ashley Morgan sang “I Stand Amazed.”

Sermon: Pete Sferle, who pastors in Sacramento, California, used Matthew 16:26 for his text, saying that if people will deny themselves,...

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Friday Evening Service

August 12, 2016

Prelude: Mackenzie Ewers played a violin solo of a “Romantische Stucke” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Featured Testimonies: David Heintz said he has been having ear pain for a year, but at youth camp the Lord touched him and since then the pain has been gone. Sam Cantrell shared that at Midwest camp meeting he was able to pray through something and God lifted the burden. Gary Wolfe gave thanks that God saved him forty-five...

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Sunday Evening Youth Service

August 7, 2016

Prelude: An ensemble of violins, guitar, and keyboard played “Amazing Grace” and “This is Amazing Grace.” The youth choir then sang “What a Mighty God We Serve,” and “Great and Mighty.”

Featured Testimonies: The testimony service featured those who attended the recent youth camp. Several spoke of the great prayer meeting on Thursday evening. Marcus Luka and Amanda Riler received the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Josh Friesen was reassured that the Lord had...

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Sunday Morning Service

August 7, 2016

Prelude: Kristi Riler played “Come Thou Fount” and “Praise to the Lord” on the flute (pictured above). The choir sang “Hallelujah.”

First special: Randy Kaady and Gary Wolfe sang “The Arm That Is Stronger than Mine.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read Daniel 1:1-8

Last special: The choir sang “Wonderful, Merciful Savior,” with Kristi Riler on flute.

Sermon: Reading Daniel 1:8, Darrel Lee preached on the importance of continuing on with a purpose true, and of being loyal to the Lord throughout one’s ...

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Northwest Youth Camp

August 6, 2016

Campers and staff from Apostolic Faith churches in Oregon and Washington gathered at the Mayfield Lake campsite from August 1 through 6 for Northwest Youth Camp 2016. First time campers, “veteran” high school campers, and even counselors were excited to arrive Monday morning at the familiar grounds where so many memories have been made. Even more were made this year!

The theme for youth camp was “Refuse to Lose,” with the key verse taken from...

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Friday Evening Service

August 5, 2016
Prelude: Jennifer and Jon Buss played “He Looked Beyond My Fault” and “He’s Wonderful” on their violins.

Featured Testimonies: Darrel Lee ask for testimonies related to youth camp. Hazel Wilson and Flora Johnson told of attending the first youth camp in 1955. Phyllis Waddell said she and her husband attended many youth camps over the years at several locations, helping out with craft projects for the children. ...

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