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Sunday Morning Service

July 1, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “Oh, I Want to Know You More” and “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty.” Then the choir, accompanied by the orchestra, sang “Revive Us Again.”

Greetings from afar: Darrel Lee read camp meetings greetings from numerous places including Australia, Brazil, Chile, India, South Africa, Romania, Malawi, Peru, Zambia, Japan, Tortola, and Botswana.

First Special: Iudita Trotter, Shana Bishop, and Dana DeBusk (pictured above) sang “Worthy Is the Lamb.”

Scripture Reading: Bob Downey read...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 24, 2018

Prelude: The brass played “Hallelujah for the Blood,” then Victoria Heintz, Ashley Morgan, and Deborah Brenner sang, “How Majestic Is Your Name.”

Featured Testimonies: Earl Phillips shared a memory of someone years ago who would testify, “Best camp meeting ever!” after each camp meeting, and he said he now feels the same way each year. Cheryl Paulsen was thankful for her spiritual landmarks where the Lord answered prayer, at camp meeting and other places as...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 24, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “There’s Something About That Name,” and “Great Is the Lord.” The choir then sang “Sure Foundation.”

First Special: A mixed quartet sang “Proclaim the Glory of the Lord.”

Scripture Reading: John Musgrave read 2 Samuel 9:1-7.

Last Special: Chris Luka sang “Zion’s Hill.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee read 2 Samuel 9:13, and said coming to camp meeting is like coming to a banquet where Christians can sit at the table of the King and feast on the blessings...

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Father's Day Service

June 17, 2018

The Sunday morning meeting on Father’s Day began with the orchestra playing a beautiful “Canon on ‘The Love of God’” and “Now Unto the King Eternal.” The choir then sang “Mighty King.” During congregational singing, earthly fathers were remembered in the hymn “Faith of Our Fathers,” and then the heavenly Father was remembered in “How Great Thou Art.”

After prayer, Darrel Lee asked all the fathers in the room to stand and be acknowledged, beginning...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 17, 2018

Prelude: Gary Riler played a saxophone solo of “Jesus Loves Me” and “Praise to the Lord.” Jennifer Worthington and Victoria Heintz following by singing “Light from Heaven.”

Featured Testimonies: Ethel Hodson told how their family moved to Portland in 1948, and even though she did not totally understand the Gospel, God wonderfully saved her and has kept her since then. Chet King (pictured above) praised the Lord for saving him fifty years ago and spoke...

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Friday Evening Service

June 15, 2018

Prelude: Josh Friesen played a trumpet solo including “Jesus, Name Above All Names,”and “You Are My All in All.”

Featured Testimonies: Troy Ross was thankful God immediately healed his back recently after the ministers anointed and prayed for him. Hunter McCarville was thankful his employer gave him time off to attend camp meeting and some vacation time as well. Bob Downey shared a recent blessing, telling how he needed a key which cost $150 to...

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Tuesday Evening Service

June 12, 2018

Prelude: An ensemble with Matt Hanson on banjo, Dale Copko on the bass, and Russell Mathews on piano played “God Be With You” and “Are You Washed in the Blood?”

Featured Testimonies: Debbie Lee was thankful for the privilege to attend the recent church dedication in Oceanside, New York. Tom Pricskett told how in his military bunk forty-nine years ago he realized Jesus’ love for him, and he surrendered his life to the Lord that...

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Sunday Morning Service

June 10, 2018

Prelude: Janice Calhoun and Sungun Yune played a piano and organ duet of “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” and “It Is Truly Wonderful.” The choir then sang “Lord of All.”

First Special: A vocal ensemble sang “More than Conquerors.”

Scripture Reading: Clark Wolfe read Revelation 4:1-11.

Last Special: Michael McCarville (pictured above) sang “Go Light Your World,” accompanied by Andrea Gaston on the guitar.

Sermon: Erik Calhoun used Revelation 5:9-13 for his text, describing John’s vision of the throne room...

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Sunday Evening Service

June 10, 2018

Prelude: The orchestra played “My Jesus, I Love Thee” and “Power in the Blood.” Caleb and Moriah Copko then sang “My Redeemer Lives.”

Featured Testimonies: Catey Hinkle said when her passport was stolen last year in Europe, at first she felt like she had lost the one thing a traveler must never lose. Then she realized that was not correct – she still had her salvation and God, which are much more important. Trina Ruiz (pictured ...

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