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Sunday Evening Service

May 31, 2020

Prelude: Jaewon Yune and Mackenzie and Annika Ewers played a violin trio of “As the Deer” with “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” and “Great Is the Lord.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Psalm 96:1-8.

Special: A mixed quartet sang “Heaven Came Down.”

Testimony: Peter Moberg (pictured above) recounted that when he was around four years old, he woke up in the night scared because he was not sure where he would go if he died. His parents prayed...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 31, 2020

Prelude: Emmaline Worthington played an oboe solo of “He Is Lord” and “Just a Closer Walk.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Acts 2:1-4.

Special: A ladies’ quartet sang “Light from Heaven.”

Testimony: Kristin Lee thanked the Lord for saving her after a children’s church service during camp meeting when she was eleven years old. The following night, after a Friday night service, she received her sanctification. She is thankful for the years the Lord has given her to serve...

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Friday Evening Service

May 29, 2020

Prelude: A guitar/banjo trio (pictured above) consisting of Michael McCarville, Matt Hanson, and Andrea Gaston played a number of songs including “Just a Closer Walk with Thee,” “In the Sweet By and By,” “Life’s Railway to Heaven,” and “Jesus Paid it All.”

Testimony: Matt Hanson told how he was raised in a home where he went to church often, but he did not know about salvation. After he finished college, he learned that Jesus...

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Sunday Evening Service

May 24, 2020

Prelude: A trombone ensemble played “Keep on the Firing Line” and “I Want to Be There.”

Scripture Reading: Dave Lambert read Psalm 24:1-5.

Special: A mother and daughter sextet sang “Great Is the Lord.”

Testimony: Julianne Luka (pictured above) was thankful the Lord saved her two years ago when she was in a very dark place, and that He has been with her in every situation.

Special: The sextet sang “I Will Sing Medley.”

Testimony: Janelle Parker, visiting from Woodlake, California, said...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 24, 2020

Prelude: Denise Wilson and Kristi Riler played a flute duet of “As the Deer,” “Concerto in C Major,” and “Greater Is He.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Proverbs 2:1-5.

Special: Caleb Copko, Imelda Nedelcu, and Deborah Brenner sang “Man of Sorrows.”

Testimony: Imelda Nedelcu said that she has been blessed with a Christian husband and five children, and she is thankful for God’s protection when her family experienced a house fire a couple of years ago. She said that...

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Friday Evening Bible Study

May 22, 2020

Tony Boyce, the pastor in Dallas, Oregon, taught the Discovery lesson on the Book of Lamentations, written by Jeremiah shortly after the destruction of Judah in 586 B.C. The five chapters in Lamentations are a series of five dirges, or laments. Jeremiah was known as the weeping prophet because of his grief over the destruction of his beloved Judah. The key verse for the lesson was Lamentations 3:22-23, “It is of the LORD’s mercies...

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Sunday Evening Service

May 17, 2020

Prelude: Brian, Annika, and Marcus Ewers played “As the Deer” with “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” and “Find Us Faithful,” on their violins.

Scripture reading: Dave Lambert read Matthew 6:25-33.

Special: Shawn Worthington and David Heintz sang “Hallelujah, We Shall Rise.”

Testimonies: Shawn Worthington told of sharing with his children what it really means to have the Gospel in your heart. He went through some challenging times while attending college but the Lord was his strength and help....

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Sunday Morning Service

May 17, 2020

Prelude: Gary Riler played two pieces on his saxophone, “There Is a Balm in Gilead” and “Praise to the Lord.”

Scripture Reading: Darrel Lee read Exodus 15:1-2.

Special: A men’s quartet sang “When I Get Carried Away.”

Testimony: Gary Wolfe (pictured above) thanked the Lord for His touch throughout his life. At age two, after he had gone through five surgeries and was still struggling to survive, the Lord touched and healed him. Later in Gary's teen years, while...

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Friday Evening Bible Study

May 15, 2020

Tony Boyce continued teaching from the Discovery series, with this week's lesson from Jeremiah 46:1 – 52:34, titled “The Pronouncement of Judgment on the Nations.” Those nations included: Egypt, Philistia, Moab, Ammon, Edom, Damascus, Kedar, Hazor, Elam, and Babylon.

Brother Tony began by asking, “Why do you think God chose to judge the nations surrounding Israel?” Then he answered by saying, “God keeps His Word.” In Genesis 12:3 God promised Abram, “I will bless...

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