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Sunday Evening Service

March 14, 2021

Prelude: Chris and Marcus Luka played a trombone duet of “Antiphonal Praise” and “My Savior’s Love.”

Testimony: Dee Cummins told of being born into a wonderful Christian home and attending Sunday school as a child. In her teen years, however, an older girl in high school made a worldly life appear glamorous, and for years Dee chose that path. However, one day the Lord showed her that He could return at anytime and she...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 14, 2021

Prelude: Shawn Worthington performed two pieces on the organ: “My Jesus, I Love Thee,” and “Festival Alleluia.”

First Special: Shawn Worthington, Michael McCarville, and Gary Riler (pictured above) sang “I’ve Never Been this Homesick Before.”

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read Acts 1:1-5.

Last Special: A men’s trio sang “Breathe on Me, Breath of God.”

Sermon: The doctrine of the baptism of the Holy Ghost was the topic of the morning message given by Dave Lambert. He read his opening text from Acts 1:6-9 ...

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Sunday Evening Service

March 7, 2021

Prelude: A Ewers family violin ensemble (pictured above) played “Jesus, Name Above All Names,” “Brandenburg Concerto,” and “Great Is the Lord.”

Testimony: Nick Segres, Jr. shared how the Lord brought him through some difficult trials of sickness, including stage 4 cancer. He said through that time, the Lord taught him how to pray more, and to lean more on Jesus and the family of God. At a regular three-month checkup during his six months of chemotherapy, ...

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Sunday Morning Service

March 7, 2021

Prelude: A brass ensemble played “Breathe On Me, Breath of God” with “Fill me Now” and “Hallelujah, We Shall Rise.”

First Special: A men’s quartet (pictured above) sang “Touch Your People Once Again.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read John 19:28-37.

Last Special: Randy Kaady sang “Who Am I?” and “Ten Thousand Angels.”

Sermon: Nick Segres, Jr. preached from John 19:30, where Christ spoke His last words from the Cross, “It is finished.” Brother Nick addressed what exactly was "finished," and...

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Saturday Evening Service

March 6, 2021

Prelude: Jaewon Yune played a violin solo “Our Great Savior” and “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.”

Testimony: Debbie Lee from Roseburg, Oregon, said that when she became engaged to her husband, his parents told them that if they expected their marriage to work, they needed to start coming to church. On her graduation night, her fiancé persuaded her to come to church, and at the end of the service, they both prayed and the Lord...

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Friday Evening Service

March 5, 2021

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played an oboe solo including “Since I Have Been Redeemed” and “I Will Sing of My Redeemer.”

Testimony: Melanie Ewers said she was not raised in a Christian home but was thankful for the opportunity to go to Sunday school where she learned about the Gospel. As she grew older, she began to make poor choices and quit coming to Sunday school, however the Lord continued to call her. One Easter ...

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Sunday Evening Service

February 28, 2021

Prelude: Andrea Gaston played “Simple Gifts,” and “Revive Us Again,” on the cello.

Testimony: Kristy Mom (pictured above) shared how the Lord healed her oldest son of a milk allergy during camp meeting one year. She also spoke of the time her youngest son was gravely ill and the doctors did not expect him to live. As she was on her knees praying for him, she felt that the Lord was asking her if...

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Sunday Morning Service

February 28, 2021

Prelude: Gary Riler played a saxophone solo of “Spirit Medley” and “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us.”

Special: A Worthington/Heintz family ensemble (pictured above) sang “O Worship the King.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Genesis 1:26-31.

Special: Jennifer and Emmaline Worthington and Victoria Heintz sang “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us.”

Sermon: John Baros used Genesis 1:27 for his text, and spoke of the fact that man was created in the image of God, for the purpose of having a relationship ...

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Saturday Evening Service

February 27, 2021

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “Leave Your Heavy Burdens at the Cross” and “Power in the Blood.”

Testimony: Jason Lee spoke of the transformation that took place in his home when his mother got saved. That had such an impact on him that as a six-year-old boy, he gave his heart to the Lord. A few years later his dad was saved as well. They lived in the Midwest for a number of years and he appreciates ...

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