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Sunday Morning Service

June 4, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “Surely, the Presence of the Lord Is in This Place” and “I Sing Praises.” The choir followed with “Holy Spirit Medley.”

First Special: The octet sang “Born to Praise” (pictured above).

Scripture Reading: Dwight Baltzell read Acts 1:1-8.

Last Special: Deborah Brenner sang “Breath of God.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee used Acts 2:1-4 for the text of his sermon on Pentecost, focusing on four aspects: God’s promise to send the Holy Spirit, the purpose of the baptism of...

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Sunday Evening Youth Service

June 4, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “How Great Is Our God” and “Your Grace Is Enough.” The choir followed with “We Shall Rise Medley” (pictured above).

Featured Testimonies: David Heintz told how the Lord saved him and made a real change in him. Victoria Worthington is thankful God can help even when everything seems overwhelming, and that He has a plan for her life. Russell Mathews thanked the Lord for his new job, saying that although it is not what...

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Friday Evening Service

June 2, 2017

Prelude: Curt Cook and Dave Anderson played a guitar duet of “Through it All” and then were joined by Matt Hanson on the banjo to play “What a Friend.” The group then accompanied Peter and Laura Moberg as they sang “God of the Mountain.”

Featured Testimonies: Ade Asaya shared how the Lord saved her, sanctified her, and a few years ago at camp meeting baptized her with the Holy Spirit. Earl Phillips spoke of the...

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Memorial Day Workday

May 29, 2017

This year was a marvelous Memorial Day on the campground. Even though the weather forecast suggested it could be hot, the cloud cover was just the right depth to give us great working conditions. People of all ages and skill sets showed up to help prepare for camp meeting 2017, and all kinds of work was accomplished in a very short amount of time.

From cabin cleaning to gardening, painting to carpentry, and masonry...

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Sunday Evening Ordinance Service

May 28, 2017

Prelude: Shyla Piper played “O Mio Babbino Caro” and “Here I am to Worship” on the clarinet. Then the choir sang “Jesus Paid it All.”

First Special: A string/oboe ensemble accompanied Peter Moberg as he sang “How Beautiful.”

Lord’s Supper Sermon: Tom Pricskett read 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 and said Jesus took the place of the Passover lamb, and now all who abide under His Blood are saved from the penalty of sin.

Foot Washing Sermon: John Musgrave took his text from...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 28, 2017

Prelude: A trumpet trio of Randy Baltzell, Dave Green, and Rob Moen (pictured above) played “All that Thrills My Soul” and “Count Your Blessings.” Then the choir sang “When Morning Gilds the Skies.”

First Special: A ladies’ quartet of Imelda Nedelcu, Jennifer Buss, Kristin Lee, and Alicia Parker sang “Light from Heaven.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read 2 Kings 3:1-9.

Last Special: Imelda Nedelcu sang “Lead Me to the Cross.”

Sermon: Darrel Lee read 2 Kings 3:16-17 and said the...

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Tuesday Evening Youth Service

May 23, 2017

Prelude: Julianne Luka and Maya Nedelcu played a piano/keyboard duet of “Blessed Be the Lord God Almighty.” Then the choir sang “Look for Me Around the Throne.”

Featured Testimonies: Marcus Luka thanked the Lord for healing his hearing when he was a baby and helping him in school. Hunter McCarville said God healed him recently when he had been sick for several days. Jeremy Heintz said that when he was six, his mom showed him...

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Sunday Evening Service

May 21, 2017

Prelude: Brian Ewers played “Oh the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus” and “Gospel Medley” on the violin. The choir then sang “He Is the King.”

Featured Testimonies: Randy Kaady said the Lord saved him in 1981 and has helped him through life’s trials. Peter Moberg told how the Lord spoke to his heart when he was five years old, and when he prayed the Lord came in and made a real change in his life. Milton O’Neill said...

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Sunday Morning Service

May 21, 2017

Prelude: The orchestra played “Oh, I Want to Know You More” and “God of Grace and God of Glory.” The choir followed, singing “Sure Foundation,” accompanied by the brass.

First Special: A men’s quartet sang “Keep on the Firing Line.”

Scripture Reading: Tom Pricskett read Revelation 3:14-22.

Last Special: Caleb Copko (pictured above) sang “Take My Life and Let it Be.”

Sermon: John Musgrave preached from Revelation 3:15-17, speaking of the necessity of listening to God’s voice when He speaks to...

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