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Friday Evening Youth Service

October 7, 2016

Prelude: The youth orchestra played “There Is None Like You.” The choir then sang “Mighty to Save.”

Featured Testimonies: Victoria Worthington (pictured above) told how she was born ten weeks early, which caused a detached retina in one eye and problems with her lungs, but the Lord healed her from all of that. Savannah Lee thanked the Lord for miraculously helping her recently in finding a job. Susie Lucescu spoke of having anxiety when taking...

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Fall Bible Study Series

October 5, 2016

The third Bible study session of the eight-part fall series on the disciples was held on Wednesday, October 5. The focus was the disciple Andrew, and Steve Mixer was the speaker. He shared a few facts about Andrew, including that he was a disciple of John the Baptist before he followed Jesus. John the Baptist lived in a remote location in the wilderness without basic conveniences, yet Andrew’s decision to follow showed that he...

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Sunday Evening Service

October 2, 2016

Prelude: A trio of Erin Green playing violin, Curt Cook on the guitar, and Dale Copko on the bass played “Pachelbel’s Canon in D,” “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho,” and “Onward Christian Soldiers.” Michael McCarville, Mimi Witham, and Imelda Nedelcu then sang “I’ve Never Been this Homesick Before” (pictured above).

Featured Testimonies: Del Barrett gave thanks for God’s presence in his life...

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Sunday Morning Service

October 2, 2016

Prelude: The string section of the orchestra played “I Love You, Lord,” and “He Is Exalted.” The choir followed by singing “That Name.”

First Special: Gary and Kristi Riler sang “God and God Alone” (pictured above).

Scripture Reading: Trent Paulsen read from Isaiah 40:18-31.

Last Special: Mimi Witham sang “Just Be Faithful.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee took his text from Isaiah 40:12-18 where the prophet Isaiah was proclaiming that God is incomparable and cannot adequately be defined.

Watch the full service in the Media Center.

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Friday Evening Service

September 30, 2016

Prelude: Sam Cantrell and Johnny Musgrave played a trombone duet including “Come, Christians, Join to Sing,” “I’m Feeling Fine,” and “When We All Get to Heaven.” Sam and Jon Cantrell followed by singing “I’m Climbing Up the Mountain.”

Featured Testimonies: Lonnie Carlson praised God, saying there is no place he would rather be than in church with like-minded people. Sylvia Phillips was thankful God has been with them through sixty-six years of marriage, and has...

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Tuesday Evening Service

September 27, 2016

Prelude: Julianne Luka and Janice Calhoun played a piano/keyboard duet of “There’s Just Something About That Name.” A brass quartet of young men then played “I’ve Got a River of Life” and “I’ve Got Peace Like a River.”

Featured Testimonies: Tim Hammer gave thanks for the wonderful gift of salvation. Josh Friesen is thankful he is saved and sanctified, and can always ...

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Sunday Evening Service

September 25, 2016

Prelude: Justin and Dave Green and Rob Moen played “Jesus, Name Above All Names” and “Jesus Saves” on their trumpets. The choir sang “I’ll Take the Old Highway (medley).”

Testimonies: Jennifer Worthington (pictured above) gave thanks that even in dark times, the light of Jesus is always bright in her life. Faith Wright told how she got saved at the recent youth retreat. Shelly Barley thanked the Lord for her Christian heritage, Christian grandparents, and...

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Sunday Morning Service

September 25, 2016

Prelude: The orchestra played “I Will Serve Thee” and Fanfare and Processional on “The Church’s One Foundation.” The choir sang “We Will Serve Him.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read Acts 3:6-18.

First Special: Shawn Worthington, Dan Hall, and Michael McCarville sang “Come, Now Is the Time to Worship” (pictured above).

Last Special: The choir sang an arrangement of “Face to Face.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee used Acts 3:19-20 for...

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Back to School Palooza

September 24, 2016

A rock climbing wall, bounce house, an inflated obstacle course, crafts, prizes—these are just a few of the activities that awaited the children and young people who came to the Back-to-School Palooza on September 24. This event is our way of kicking-off a new year in Sunday school; it is a special treat for our students and a good way to let other neighborhood kids know that they are welcome to join us too.

Games,...

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